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First Look: Fox in the Snow New Albany

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Fox in the Snow New Albany

The third location of Fox in the Snow officially opened its doors this morning in New Albany at 160 W. Main Street. And despite the first real snow of the winter, fans flocked there in mass for coffee and baked goods that the local cafe has become known for since first launching in Italian Village […]

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First Look: Belgian Iron Wafel Co.

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega First Look: Belgian Iron Wafel Co.

Belgian Iron Wafel Co. has officially opened its doors in the Short North, serving up sweet and savory “liege” wafels at 19 W. Russell St. According to the owners Aimee and Brandon Harper, Liege wafels are a long way from the box waffles made at home, “made from our proprietary wafel dough recipe, not the […]

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The Sweet Treats Dessert Festival Returns!

Megan Green Megan Green The Sweet Treats Dessert Festival Returns!

Columbus Underground’s sweetest event is back for the fourth year! Join us on Sunday, February 3rd at The Exchange at Bridge Park for the Sweet Treats Dessert Festival to celebrate all things sweet! The event will feature bites from some of Columbus’s Best Treat makers, interactive experiences, hands on stations, cocktails and more! Each ticket gets guests access to the full […]

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Restaurant Review: Taste Bay

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Taste Bay

Taste Bay made its debut on Henderson Road in November. Although the name may not necessarily indicate a particular dining theme, the joint’s social media touts international and Caribbean offerings. The angle adds a distinctly different option to a strip mall that houses a boxing club, a hair salon, and a sports bar. The inside […]

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Restaurant Roundup: News on Poké Bros., Pokéworks and more

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Restaurant Roundup: News on Poké Bros., Pokéworks and more

Poké Bros. The University District now hosts a fourth location of Poké Bros. in Columbus, as of Tuesday, Jan. 8. It’s the result of a rebrand by the owners, who opened up Mexican fusion restaurant Barbacoa at 2036 N. High St. in August 2018. Due to its proximity to Moe’s Southwest Grill (next door) and […]

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Treat to Try: The Cruffin

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: The Cruffin

Cronuts/Doughsants have had their day(s) in the sun. The original hybrids between croissants and doughnuts had people queued up in lines for hours back in the day. Been there, done that. It was delicious. It’s time, though, to move on to Cruffins. That’s a cross between a croissant and a muffin, courtesy the local brain […]

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Balboa Submitting Plans for Patio Revamp Next Week

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Balboa Submitting Plans for Patio Revamp Next Week

In the midst of an interior and patio revamp, Balboa in Grandview has closed to the public as of Tuesday, Jan. 8. The bar and restaurant is still hosting private parties, and there’s a hopeful reopening date set for St. Patricks Day. Balboa has always “crushed it” in the warm, summer months, says managing member […]

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