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The Great Best Burger in Ohio: Gallo’s Tap Room

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Restaurant Widow wrote The Great Best Burger in Ohio: Gallo’s Tap Room Thursday, December 13, 2007 Posted by Lisa the Waitress Finally! I think I have more readers nagging me to continue the burger hunt than times my mom nagged me to stop wearing all black in high school! That’s why, when Sunday came around […]

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Cafe Corner – Dispatch Review

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Cafe Corner wrote New bread, grilling create tasty sandwiches Thursday, December 13, 2007 KYLE ROBERTSON | DISPATCH Cafe Corner, the Victorian Village-Harrison West source of unusual sandwiches, has enlarged its menu considerably. One new winner is the puebla BLT, which combines the BLT with what Cafe Corner calls a “spicy espresso chili sauce” ($6.95). The […]

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Benevolence Cafe: Dispatch Review

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The Dispatch wrote Name sums up appeal of alternative eatery Thursday, December 13, 2007 BY KEVIN KIDDER The word alternative could describe many aspects of Benevolence Cafe, with its bohemian decor and vegetarian fare. The tables are long, with bench seating — as in a German beer hall or a commune. They encourage people to […]


Super Latin Restaurant Collaboration coming soon?

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ColumbusING wrote Super Latin Restaurant Collaboration to come to Columbus? Published by Eddy Monday December 12th, 2007 According to my sources a couple of investors from Due Amici and El Arepazo are collaborating on a new Latin restaurant for Columbus. This makes me excited because both of these gentlemen have impeccable taste and are very […]


Name the Chain and Win a Prize

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ColumbusING wrote We here at ColumbusING have been ranting about the gentrification of the Short North a lot over the past year or so. And don’t get me wrong, I’m all about bringing rising home values and a great mix of retailers and restaurants, but not at the risk of the ShoNo losing its flavor. […]


Rojo Tequilaria has closed

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We went to Rojo Tequilaria last night. The server and Hilda Esparza (the chef who brought all the recipes) said that it was their last night–that George (Tanchevski) had sold the place to another Mexican restaurant (I think she said La Fogata?). It’s supposed to re-open in 4 days or so. Hilda said George is […]


Flatiron Bar and Diner smoking with upscale specials

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The Dispatch wrote Neighborhood bar smoking with upscale specials Thursday, December 6, 2007 BY JON CHRISTENSEN The long, thin, angular building gives Flatiron Bar and Diner its name. The place — which boasts a long, white-marble-topped bar — has a cozy neighborhood feel. Much of its food reputation is generated by the house-smoked barbecue items. […]


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