Our City Online

Food+Drink

Breaking restaurant news, reviews, where to go and what to try. Best places in the city to eat.

Cocktail Bar The Roosevelt Room Headed for Bridge Park

Susan Post Susan Post Cocktail Bar The Roosevelt Room Headed for Bridge Park

Cincinnati-based Four Entertainment Group will bring a second of its concepts to Central Ohio.  The Roosevelt Room is slated for an April 2022 opening at 6544 Longshore St. in Dublin’s Bridge Park. The group previously expanded to Columbus opening the Beeline bar at Easton in February 2020. “We’re focused on great locations, dramatic design and delicious […]

No Comments

Insomnia Cookies Opens this Week in Short North

Susan Post Susan Post Insomnia Cookies Opens this Week in Short North

The late-night food options in Short North are getting a little sweeter. Insomnia Cookies will celebrate its grand opening at 749 N. High St. on Saturday, September 25. The address trades one cookie concept for another as the former home of C. Krueger’s Finest Baked Goods. Short North marks the second Insomnia Cookie location in […]

No Comments

Buddha Bowl Now Open in Clintonville

Susan Post Susan Post Buddha Bowl Now Open in Clintonville

A new fast-casual dining option has joined the restaurant scene in Clintonville. Buddha Bowl is now open at 2973 N. High St. offering build-you-own bowls with Thai flavors. The concept is a new venture from Rhome Ruanphae, the owner of Basil. Ruanphae opened another location for Basil at the address earlier this year, but closed […]

No Comments

Restaurant Review: Aroma

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Aroma

This summer, Aroma made its debut on Lynn Street in the spot that used to be Si Señor(!). Before that, the space was home to Deli in the Alley. Unlike its predecessors, Aroma is neither deli-oriented nor south-of-the-border, both familiar and popular genres for the Downtown crowd. And while “Aroma” is a moniker that could be […]

No Comments

First Look: Chocolate Café Express

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Chocolate Café Express

Chocolate Café Express is sweetening up South High Street in the Brewery District. But there’s plenty more than the name might imply, with a menu that also includes light, fast lunch options for the neighborhood and (near) Downtown crowd. An expansion of Fifth by Northwest’s Chocolate Café, the express setup takes over the former home […]

No Comments

Budd Dairy Announces Newest Pop-Up Vendor

Susan Post Susan Post Budd Dairy Announces Newest Pop-Up Vendor

Zaytoon Mediterranean Grill will bring a taste of the Middle East to Budd Dairy Food Hall later this month. The restaurant will open its second location as the second vendor in Budd Dairy’s rotating, pop-up kitchen space, Hatch. The first tenant, The Cheesecake Girl, recently vacated the space to open its first standalone shop in […]

No Comments

Short Order: Tank’s Ironclad Meats

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Tank’s Ironclad Meats

There are days when you don’t want the sides. You don’t want the sandwich either; you just want to dive into a straight-shootin’ big ‘ol pile of meat. And for that, Tank’s Ironclad Meats has you covered. What you’re looking at right here is a half-pound of pure, tender, smoked (with just a hint of salt to […]

No Comments

1 2 3 626

food-drink categories

The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION