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The buzz on Columbus’ flourishing food scene, from upscale eateries to corner cafes.

Local restaurants add sliders to their menus

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The Dispatch wrote Wide variety of local restaurants find sliders are a very popular addition to their menus Sunday, February 10, 2008 BY MONIQUE CURET From sports-themed grills to stylish steak joints, restaurants are increasingly thinking small. Menu items featuring tiny sandwiches — the same size as the burgers made famous by Columbus-based White Castle […]


Bistro 86, Asian Fusion – Sopressata Review

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Sopressata wrote Bistro 86, Asian Fusion POSTED BY SOPRESSATA AT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2008 Hidden in a strip of industrial Grandview real estate, Bistro 86 is coming up with some really intriguing and fresh fusion flavors. We started with the Bistro 86 croquettes – “a signature dish of japanese sticky rice, pork and romano, fused […]


Indie coffee shops aim for trade’s great white whale

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Business First wrote Indie coffee shops aim for trade’s great white whale by Dan Eaton Friday, February 8, 2008Starbucks Corp. finally may have discovered a competitor able to throw a wrench into the ubiquitous company’s growth machine – itself. “Talking with employees, we all thought Starbucks seemed to get away from what they do well,” […]


Banana Bean Cafe Review from Restaurant Widow

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RestaurantWidow.com wrote Banana Bean Cafe Posted by Lisa the Waitress on Friday, February 08, 2008 About a year and a half ago, I visited Banana Bean (“The Patina of Key West”) twice, and was unimpressed; however, I kept my mouth shut because I have numerous friends with serious foodie credentials (chefs, dessert makers, etc) who […]


High restaurant prices make for hungry students

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The Lantern wrote High restaurant prices make for hungry students Everdeen Mason Issue date: 2/8/08 One of the most popular things for students to do with friends is to go out to eat. Unfortunately, because of the recent rise in food costs, this is no longer a cheap way to bond with friends. Restaurants on […]


Rosendale’s in the Short North

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The Alive wrote Big night By G.A. Benton February 7, 2008 I’d just danced and jabbed my way through one of the most outrageously fun and unforgettably delicious dinners I’ve had in Columbus in a long while. See, I’d gone toe-to-toe with Rosendales’ elaborate Chef’s Tasting Menu. After about three hours and nine rounds of […]


McCormick & Schmick’s at Easton Town Center

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The Alive wrote Crab walk By G.A. Benton February 7, 2008 I’ve been in a crabby mood lately — and loving it! By way of explanation, I have to say I owe most of my temperament to a recent visit to McCormick & Schmick’s. That Easton Town Center seafood stalwart always hooks me in with […]


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