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Recipes for success lie in Latin American origins

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The Dispatch wrote Recipes for success lie in Latin American origins Thursday, May 29, 2008 BY BILL EICHENBERGER If you insist on knowing what everything is on your plate, perhaps you had better pass up El Arepazo Latin Grill. The proprietor, Carlos Gutierrez, isn’t trying to offend anyone; he just — well, as he put […]

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Flatiron Bar and Diner Review

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The Alive wrote Salad sizzler By G.A. Benton May 29, 2008 Got a beef with eating salad? Well, maybe you should. Have beef with your salad, I mean. It’s a clever way to either sneak hunks of roughage into a meaty meal or to add heartiness to an otherwise “I’m only chewing the rabbit food […]

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Glass City BBQ (Lancaster)

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Not content to let our little road trip to Lancaster be wasted, we decided to hit a BBQ place that we passed on Rte 22 on the way to our destination. If there’s anything that my husband and I are always down for, it’s a good BBQ joint. Since the places we’ve tried in Columbus […]

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Smith & Wollensky being investigated by the state

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Smith & Wollensky has been busted by State Liquor Control because for some time it has been their practice to refill empty top shelf bottles with well booze. An irked rep for one of the premium brands supposedly started requesting copies of their liquor purchases from the state. These reports, so the story goes, made […]

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Short North’s outpouring aids two victims

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The Dispatch wrote Short North’s outpouring aids 2 victims Saturday, May 24, 2008 BY BOBBY PIERCE Waiters and waitresses plan to donate tips, artists will auction their work, and bands will host a benefit concert to help a waitress paralyzed in a hit-and-run outside the Haiku restaurant. A customer who left the Asian restaurant in […]

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Eggs Late Night Breakfast Delivery Coming Soon

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From the fine folks who brought you Cafe Corner comes a new unique late-night dining service called “Eggs Breakfast Delivery” (website coming soon to LateNightEggs.com). This new service will offer delivery seven days a week to Downtown, OSU, The Short North, Italian Village, Grandview, Clintonville, and the Victorian Village areas. Ordering can be placed online […]

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Thurn’s Specialty Meats on Greenlawn Avenue

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The Alive wrote A real Thurn-on By G.A. Benton May 22, 2008 “The world changes, we don’t,” Albert Thurn is fond of saying. He’s not just blowing smoke either — although he does that a lot too. You see, Albert Thurn has spent most of his life working at the locally unique Thurn’s Specialty Meats […]

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