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Oliver’s Brings Burgers, Steaks & Bourbon to Lynn Alley Downtown

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Oliver’s Brings Burgers, Steaks & Bourbon to Lynn Alley Downtown

The restaurant landscape in downtown Columbus has been developing over the past few years with the openings of several lunch and dinner spots. Among them, Chez du Bon, which is the most recent offering from entrepreneur Yavonne Sarber, who’s also opened de-NOVO Bistro & Bar and Manifesto Tuscan Grato & Scotch Bar Downtown in the […]

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Restaurant Review: Chez du Bon

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Chez du Bon

Chez du Bon is a scene-stealer. Smack dab in the middle of downtown, it boasts the signature, over-the-top design style found in all its family restaurants (Manifesto and de-NOVO come to mind). Houndstooth? Velvet? Glittery gold swirly things? More please, and mix them all together. The front of the house is a formal restaurant. It’s […]

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First Look: Chez du Bon Fresh Market & French Eaterie

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Chez du Bon Fresh Market & French Eaterie

The latest venture from Downtown restaurateur Yavonne Sarber (creator of de-NOVO & Manifesto) is the new Chez du Bon Fresh Market & French Eaterie, which officially opens to the public on Friday, November 15th. The new space was host to a preview party tonight that featured dinner service, a champagne bar, and a sneak peek […]

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Barbecue Joint and Live Blues Venue Coming to Lynn Alley in 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Barbecue Joint and Live Blues Venue Coming to Lynn Alley in 2014

Downtown restaurateur Yavonne Sarber announced this evening that two of her previously announced concepts will be relocating and combining under one roof. Barbecue restaurant The Pink Cow (which was announced in July) and Le Ruelle Bleus (originally announced in May as The Flapper Room / Blackberry Patch and later renamed to Le Bleu Salle) will […]

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Chez du Bon French Market Opening Downtown on November 15

Walker Evans Walker Evans Chez du Bon French Market Opening Downtown on November 15

We announced in March that Downtown Columbus would be home to a new “French Market” business this fall, but the location was left as a bit of a mystery. Today, business owner Yavonne Sarber officially confirmed rumors that Chez du Bon would be opening in the former Wendy’s location in the Fifth Third Building near the […]

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The Pink Cow Bringing Southern Comfort Food Downtown

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Pink Cow Bringing Southern Comfort Food Downtown

If you’ve ever found yourself wishing you could get some good, ole-fashioned, Southern comfort food in this city, then brace yourself, because by the end of August, Pink Cow will open at the former Fresh 50 location in the downtown, at 50 North High Street. Edit: The location of The Pink Cow has been announced […]

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The Flapper Room and The Blackberry Patch Opening Downtown in 2014

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Flapper Room and The Blackberry Patch Opening Downtown in 2014

We’ve all heard, and may have even made, the critique that there isn’t anywhere Downtown to enjoy good jazz. Well, that’s about to change. Construction is slated to begin in a couple months on The Blackberry Patch, the latest restaurant from Downtown maven Yavonne Sarber, which will be housed inside The Flapper Room, a blues […]

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