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Belly Burger Takes Over Former Home of Oliver’s

Susan Post Susan Post Belly Burger Takes Over Former Home of Oliver’s

Goodbye Oliver’s, hello Belly Burger. A new concept has taken over the Downtown restaurant at 26 N. High St. Tucked in the alley just off High, Belly Burger will offer a streamlined menu of, you guessed it, burgers. The signature dish can be stacked as a single, double or triple and the adventurous can add […]

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Addella’s Bringing Neighborhood Restaurant to Franklin Park

Susan Post Susan Post Addella’s Bringing Neighborhood Restaurant to Franklin Park

Soon Franklin Park residents will have their very own neighborhood restaurant. A husband-and-wife team of industry veterans will open Addella’s at 1485 Oak St. early next year. A mash-up of their daughters’ names, Karrio Ballard, former co-owner of Barrel oh High, and Victoria Hink, former owner of the Angry Baker, are behind the new concept. […]

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Restaurant Review: Flavor 91 Burger Bistro

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Flavor 91 Burger Bistro

Flavor 91 Burger Bistro set up shop a couple years ago in a mostly unassuming spot. Its address on East Main Street puts the eatery neatly in Whitehall, which is a little off-the-beaten-path when it comes to culinary opportunities. Still, the bistro’s festive exterior signage suggests there’s something special inside its doors.  In spite of its […]

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First Look: Zaftig Brewing Co. Italian Village

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Zaftig Brewing Co. Italian Village

Zaftig Brewing Co. has opened the doors to its Italian Village Brew Pub. The Worthington-based brewery is now pouring pints and serving eats at 119 E. Fifth Ave. Imbibers will find 28 taps serving up exclusively Zaftig brews. Seven taps on each side are fixed, dedicated to the brewery’s favorites like Hazy Miss Daisy and […]

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Ohio’s Own: Westside Barbell Coffee

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Westside Barbell Coffee

There’s strong coffee…Then there’s Westside Barbell strong coffee.  Westside Barbell is a bona fide institution on the (at the risk of being obvious) West Side of Columbus. According to its website, it’s an invitation-only physical training laboratory that’s been the home of 140 world records and Olympic gold medals. It’s been the subject of a documentary […]

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Natalie’s Sets Opening Date for Second Location

Susan Post Susan Post Natalie’s Sets Opening Date for Second Location

The concert calendar is already filling up for Natalie’s Music Hall & Kitchen in Fifth by Northwest. Popular Worthington joint Natalie’s Coal-Fired Pizza and Live Music is ready to open its second location this Thursday, December 5 at 945 King Ave. Natalie’s is taking over the 9,000 square foot former home of King Avenue 5. […]

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Freedom a la Cart Opening First Cafe + Bakery

Susan Post Susan Post Freedom a la Cart Opening  First Cafe + Bakery

Nonprofit catering company Freedom a la Cart is expanding with plans to open its first Cafe + Bakery at 123 E. Spring St. Downtown. “In less than ten years, we’ve seen Freedom a la Cart evolve from a food cart to a successful catering operation, and now, a full-service cafe,” said Paula Haines, executive director […]

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