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Food Challenge: The 28-Inch Mega Meat Pizza

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Food Challenge: The 28-Inch Mega Meat Pizza

Joseppi’s Mega-Meat Challenge is a fifty dollar pizza. The pie is a whopping 28 inches in diameter, and covered in a heady mix of pepperoni, sauasage, ham, gound beef and bacon. Bargain binger alert: if you and a pal can finish it off within sixty minutes, the pizza is free and you become immortal. Well, […]

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Restaurant Review: McCasky’s Grille

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: McCasky’s Grille

Note from Walker: The following review was completed possibly on the final night of operation at McCasky’s Grille. Last week it was brought to our attention that they seemed to have closed up. Their website and Facebook pages have been removed and a call to their phone number only provides a message about booking special […]

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Restaurant Review: R&P Deli

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: R&P Deli

R&P Deli is a little off-the-beaten path. It didn’t set up shop in a hotbed zone of cool restaurants and stores. Instead, the eatery has based itself on Wilson Bridge Road – on a stretch that’s part strip mall, and part warehouse. Still it’s worth a small trek up the road, just to have a […]

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Ninety-Five Percent of CCS Students Have Parents Who Have Been Incarcerated

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ninety-Five Percent of CCS Students Have Parents Who Have Been Incarcerated

In terms of local media, All Sides is a well-regarded radio program. Aired weekdays on WOSU, listeners can usually find a thoughtful and provocative collection of thoughts from experts and guests. On the education scene, it’s hard to beat today’s disclosure from guest Stephanie Hightower. The program title was The Challenges of Fatherhood in the […]

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Ohio’s Own: Taylor’s Made Original Hott Pepper Sauce

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Taylor’s Made Original Hott Pepper Sauce

Now that farmers’ market season is in full bloom, local folks have a prime opportunity to sample the best Columbus has to offer. The markets offer much more than stuff that grows out of the ground (or bleeds when slaughtered); there are also lots of jams and jellies and soap and sauces. Farmers’ markets were […]

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Review: Barcelona Restaurant & Bar

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Review: Barcelona Restaurant & Bar

As a perennial top-tenner on the best-of lists, Barcelona Restaurant & Bar is a long-standing culinary institution in Columbus. Still, in spite of the restaurant’s long, proud history, it’s also eternally new. While common sense says not to mess with success, Barcelona’s menu is in a constant state of flux, changing regularly to reflect seasonal […]

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School Issues: A Letter from Mike Wiles

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott School Issues: A Letter from Mike Wiles

Editorial note: This week, the Ohio House of Representatives passed HB 167. Assuming passage in the senate, the bill will put a school levy on the November ballot for Columbus voters. School Board Member, Mike Wiles, has a few words to say about the contents of the legislation, education reform and the press coverage surrounding […]

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