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Rax restaurants may be expanding again soon

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Ironton Tribune wrote The Rax trademark has been purchased by local store owner Rich Donohue By Mark Shaffer/The Ironton Tribune Thursday, February 14, 2008 If you want to open a Rax, you’ve got to talk to Rich. In December, Rich Donohue bought the Rax trademark. Not bad for a guy who started working as a […]


Top 10 dearly departed Columbus restaurants

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The Alive wrote Dearly departed Columbus restaurants February 14, 2008 1. Beekman’s Bagel Deli – Tasty steamed bagel sandwiches, and that comfy, hang-around vibe found at all the best indie eateries 2. Braddock’s – Lowcountry-style seafood and awesome oyster stew 3. The Chintz Room – Downtown department stores like Lazarus used to be pretty classy […]


Where to find the best oysters in Columbus

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The Alive wrote Shell game By G.A. Benton February 14, 2008 In the spirit of Valentine’s Day and unabashed sensualism, I let the city be my oyster and slurped down some inspiring, briny bites in various guises. Here’s a few notes. READ MORE

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El Arepazo Updates, News, and Reviews


Columbus Monthly reports that Carlos Gutierrez is planning to move El Arepazo to a larger location on High St and plans to be open for weekday breakfast and dinner on Friday and Saturday. He wants to move in June, and if it falls through he plans to expand the current location. He is also planning […]


Happy V-Day: Couples marry at White Castle

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The Dispatch wrote Couples marry at White Castle Thursday, February 14, 2008 Three couples got the Valentine’s Day wedding they craved. They married at a Columbus White Castle burger restaurant, in a morning ceremony that featured a flower girl who threw salt and pepper packets instead of rice and employee nametags on the grooms’ lapels. […]


"Barista for a Day" Contest at Crimson Cup Coffee

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barista4aday.com wrote “Barista for a Day” CrimsonCup Coffee & Tea is offering local central Ohio coffee lovers the chance to be a Barista for a Day with Armando Escobar, CrimsonCup’s CEO (Chief Espresso Officer). What is a Barista? A barista is a professional who is highly skilled in coffee preparation, with a comprehensive understanding of […]


Announcing: Slow Food Columbus

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Colleen Braumoeller wrote Greetings fellow food enthusiasts, I hope everyone is staying warm with hot cocoa, short ribs, zuppa, a hot toddy or whatever else works in this deep freeze we call February. You have heard from either me, Bear, Laurie, Haley or Lisa about Slow Food. I am so pleased, along with these other […]

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