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Vegan Restaurant Opens in Former Angry Baker Spot

Susan Post Susan Post Vegan Restaurant Opens in Former Angry Baker Spot

Breakfast and lunch focused eatery Lifestyle Café celebrates its grand opening today, Saturday, January 18. Located at 891 Oak St. in Olde Towne East, the restaurant is bringing vegan fare back to the former home of The Angry Baker. Chef Shanna Dean is at the helm of the restaurant created by a group of Near-East side […]

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Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Starts Canning from New Production Facility

Susan Post Susan Post Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Starts Canning from New Production Facility

Wolf’s Ridge Brewing is ready to stretch its legs with an additional 20,000 square feet of space. The Downtown brewery has officially taken over the former Four String Brewing production facility at 660 N. Hague Ave. Outgrowing its 215 N. Fourth St. complex, which includes the brewery, restaurant, taproom and event space the Hickory Room, […]

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Video: The Rise of the N/A Drink

Susan Post Susan Post Video: The Rise of the N/A Drink

Whether you choose not to drink for a night, a month, nine months or forever, your beverage options are expanding outside of pop and sparkling water. CU sat down with Amanda Anderson from the Hills Market Downtown for a little zero-proof taste-test and discussion. Spanning the drinks spectrum, low-to-no ABV drinks are trending across beer, […]

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Sweet Treats Dessert Festival Preview: Ice Cream, Candies, Cookies, Coffee and more!

Heather Yost Heather Yost Sweet Treats Dessert Festival Preview: Ice Cream, Candies, Cookies, Coffee and more!

The Sweet Treats Dessert Festival is back!  In a little over two weeks, guests will join one another at The Exchange at Bridge Park to embark on a journey of the senses!  Our sweet makers are busy preparing what they deem their BEST Sweet Treats!  Our first session (12pm – 2pm) is now SOLD OUT!  […]

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Restaurant Review: Ninja Grill

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Ninja Grill

Upon reflection, hibachi places were doing a BYO (build-your-own) schtick before it was cool. Sure, it’s a ubiquitous eating format now: BYO Asian, Mexican, Italian and organic eats are commonplace – all of them with ordering processes where customers point and pick ingredients.  But hibachi joints were always kinda doing the same thing, right? Maybe it wasn’t […]

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One Line Planning Expanded Concept for Franklinton

Susan Post Susan Post One Line Planning Expanded Concept for Franklinton

In just a few short weeks, One Line Coffee will open its newest shop in Franklinton, albeit with a slightly different concept than first expected. When first announced in May 2018, One Line and local confectioner MMELO were planning a collaborative experience from a storefront in the River & Rich development. Now, it will be […]

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Ohio’s Own: Ezzo Sausage Company

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Ezzo Sausage Company

Columbus’ very own Ezzo Sausage Company is a legend in the pepperoni game. Alton Brown’s Serious Eats once referred to Ezzo as “one of the finest pepperoni makers,” using its wares as prototypes in pepperoni experiments. Ezzo’s has also been lauded in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Thrillist.  The thing that’s special about Ezzo […]

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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!

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