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Eat Right: Cozy Fireplaces for Winter

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Cozy Fireplaces for Winter

Ever heard of the Danish concept of hygge, an effort to fight the winter blues by cozying up with loved ones, enjoying dinner by candlelight, or gathering around a roaring fireplace? It’s one of the reasons Denmark is often named one of the happiest countries in the world. Cultivate hygge in your own life this […]

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Eat Right: Restaurants with Great Wine Dinners

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Restaurants with Great Wine Dinners

Want to plan an extra-special night out on the town to celebrate a special occasion? Reserve seats for a wine dinner at a local restaurant! These multi-course meals with wines picked especially for each course are a lovely excuse to spend a few hours with your favorite people. These Columbus restaurants offer a nice slate […]

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Eat Right: The Best Sandwiches in Columbus

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: The Best Sandwiches in Columbus

Most start with two slices of bread, but from there, the possibilities are endless. Here are the best places in town to order sandwiches, from classic combinations to innovative pairings of meats, cheeses and toppings. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St. — German Village The Spanish stalwart gets lots of attention for its trendy tapas, but […]

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Eat Right: Kid-Friendliest Restaurants in Columbus

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Kid-Friendliest Restaurants in Columbus

Dining out with small children can be stressful. While most every restaurant is accommodating to families, some go above and beyond in making the experience a great one for kiddos. These Columbus standouts do everything from offering a creative kid’s menu to welcoming staff to thoughtful activities to keep restless youngsters occupied. 101 Beer Kitchen […]

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Eat Right: Picnic Foods from Restaurants

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Picnic Foods from Restaurants

Summer has come in fits and starts this year, but (for this week at least) warm sunny days are here. Best to enjoy it fully while we can! Pack a picnic lunch to savor while you’re soaking up the rays. To make things easy, we’ve rounded up a few of the best picnic-ready options from […]

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Eat Right: Restaurants with Live Music

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Restaurants with Live Music

Looking to liven up your dinner with a little live music? In Columbus, there’s a restaurant offering live music every night of the week, and for every musical taste. Read on for top picks for live jazz, folk, rock, blues and more. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 Enjoy a set or two […]

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Eat Right: Best Secluded Patios

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Best Secluded Patios

It’s patio season in Columbus! Last month we focused on outdoor options perfect for people-watching. For romantic dinners, secret rendezvous and other occasions where seeing and being seen aren’t the primary objective, here are a few great patio options for a more secluded dining experience: 89 Fish & Grill Downtown – 89 East Nationwide Boulevard […]

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