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Nile Vegan Opens Second Location in Grandview

Susan Post Susan Post Nile Vegan Opens Second Location in Grandview

Just one year after opening its first location near OSU’s campus, Nile Vegan is doubling down with a new restaurant in Grandview. As a realtor, Siyum Tefera stumbled across their first restaurant at 1479 Worthington St. “I had to inquire about it,” says Tefera, who is owner and creative director of the restaurant. “I recognized […]

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Tea & Books Focus of New Merion Village Shop

Susan Post Susan Post Tea & Books Focus of New Merion Village Shop

Part tea shop, part bookstore, Austen & Company has opened its doors at 1530 S. High St. in Merion Village. The family-run business is helmed by creator Kay Austen Johnson, daughter Alicia Zimmey, son A.J. Willey and son-in-law Leighton Zimmey. “Upon leaving my job as a business manager in 2016, I found myself at a […]

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Creating an Experience Shapes Carfagna’s New Polaris Area Market & Restaurant

Susan Post Susan Post Creating an Experience Shapes Carfagna’s New Polaris Area Market & Restaurant

At Carfagna’s new location, shoppers will watch fresh mozzarella being stretched; pasta being made by hand; make a stop at the meat counter that just might seem familiar. And do it all with a glass of wine or cappuccino in-hand. The new Carfagna’s is going to be about experience. Synonymous with Italian fare in Columbus, […]

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Bites & Sips: Seitan’s Realm Opens, North Market Partners for Delivery, Katalina’s Debuts Meal Kits & more

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Seitan’s Realm Opens, North Market Partners for Delivery, Katalina’s Debuts Meal Kits & more

Bites & Sips keeps you updated on tidbits of news from the world of drinking and dining in Central Ohio. Find new spots to try, get some of your favorite goods from North Market delivered to your doorstep, or try your hand and recreating Katalina’s at home. Read on for more to nosh! North Market […]

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First Vendors Open at North Market Bridge Park

Susan Post Susan Post First Vendors Open at North Market Bridge Park

Opening under a limited preview, four vendors are up and running at North Market Bridge Park, 6750 Longshore St. in Dublin. Up first are: Coastal Local Seafood Dos Hermanos Market Bar Reuse Revolution The Market will have limited hours to start, running from Thursday to Sunday. Monday through Wednesday are reserved for the dozen plus […]

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Grand Prix Karting Closing this Month

Susan Post Susan Post Grand Prix Karting Closing this Month

Grand Prix Karting Indoor Entertainment will run its last race on Sunday, November 29. The indoor entertainment complex announced today that it would be closing after seven years in Columbus. A message on the business’ website said, “The downturn in business due to the pandemic was too significant to continue.” GPK closed in mid-March and […]

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Echo Spirits Distilling Reviving Classic Genever

Susan Post Susan Post Echo Spirits Distilling Reviving Classic Genever

Echo Spirits Distilling is reviving a pre-prohibition favorite. The local distillery’s first bottles of Genever are available at their Spirit Shop and distillery, 985 W. Sixth Ave., starting Monday, November 2. Echo Spirits is one of only a handful of distilleries across the country making genever, or something in the general genever realm. So what […]

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