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Restaurant Review: Awadh India Restaurant

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Awadh India Restaurant

Awadh India Restaurant sits at a location that should be great for restaurant ventures. It can be found in a bustling strip mall, nestled right next door to a movie theater: the perfect place to grab a pre-show bite. In spite of the sweet spot, restaurants never seem to last more than a couple of […]

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Ohio’s Own: Reinecker’s Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Reinecker’s Bakery

Babka is a type of treat that takes on a lot of forms and interpretations. You can score a Seinfeld-famous chocolate babka at mainstream joints like Trader Joe’s, and walk away with a loaf of bread that hosts infinite ribbons of chocolate filling within its folds. That’s all nice, but Reinecker’s makes a different sort […]

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Treat to Try: Dragon Donuts

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Dragon Donuts

It took a minute to get out to Dragon Donuts. Perhaps that’s understandable. Located in Grove City, the shop requires a short haul through the scenic 71-S road construction. But then again, it’s spring in Columbus, so congested road construction is inescapable. But in this case, it’s worth it. As the name indicates, donuts are involved. […]

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Restaurant Review: A Common Table

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: A Common Table

A Common Table set up a serious sandwich shop smack dab in the center of Clintonville on High Street. The address formerly held a solid salad operation, but these days, bread n’ meat (or beet) combos are on the menu. The new joint hosts a small dine-in area, with walls bedecked with interesting art. At […]

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Short Order: Tensuke Market

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Tensuke Market

These days, Tensuke Market is more than just a cool grocer. It’s part of a monolithic lifestyle area in Kenny Center, a mini-mall that features acclaimed eateries such as Akai Hana and Belle’s Bread, along with a place to buy cultural knick-knacks, and an outdoor court with a mini-lawn where people sun themselves (or, at least […]

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Restaurant Review: Ambrose & Eve

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Ambrose & Eve

Preston’s Burgers, the original joint effort between Matt Heaggans and Catie Randazzo has been, by all accounts, an epic success. The creative duo set the bar high for expectations, when it comes to the debut of their first proper restaurant, Ambrose & Eve. Fortunately for all concerned, the restaurant largely delivers on those expectations. Ambrose […]

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Ohio’s Own: Crumbs Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Crumbs Bakery

Athens’ Crumbs Bakery has been baking breads with a wholesome bent for more than 20 years. Way before organic and natural was trendy, Crumbs Bakery was turning out artisan loaves. Their bread labels say the operation is worker-owned, though they’re a little short on the rest of the marketing schtick for those who want the […]

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