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Queen Bee in clover, thanks to lender

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The Dispatch wrote Ann Fisher commentary: Queen Bee in clover, thanks to lender Wednesday, March 12, 2008 BY ANN FISHER Jean Perry knows what makes a mom-and-pop eatery tick. She pointed to the parking lot across S. 4th Street from the Queen Bee, a Downtown casual-dining institution since 1949 that Perry and her husband took […]

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Rustic Marysville eatery serves Americana cuisine

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This Week News wrote Rustic eatery in Marysville pays homage to Americana cuisine Thursday, March 13, 2008 Gary Seman Jr. Located in downtown Marysville, Doc Henderson’s is poised to draw upscale diners from the U.S. Route 33 corridor — a coveted demographic. The dramatic setting is in a restored mansion, about a 15-minute drive north […]


Urban Spirit coffee shop Reviving Neighborhood

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The following discussion is about Urban Spirit Coffee Shop opening in the King Lincoln District. The shop is owned by Charity Martin-Via. Urban Spirit is located at 893 Long St in the restored Alpha Building. Related Stories: – Urban-Spirit Coffee Shop opens soon in King Lincoln – King Lincoln attracts public, private interest


Cafe Lola – New Downtown restaurant

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The Alive wrote High on Lola By G.A. Benton March 6, 2008 Cafe Lola, in the heart of Downtown, has only been open for a couple of weeks now, but it’s already a sensation. By noon, the line in the teeny-tiny breakfast-and-lunch joint frequently reaches to the front door, and every seat is taken. Why? […]


Pei Wei opens third Columbus restaurant

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The Dispatch wrote Pei Wei reaches Easton Tuesday, March 4, 2008 BY BILL CHRONISTER Ohio’s third Pei Wei Asian Diner is scheduled to open April 7 at 4155 Morse Crossing near the Easton Town Center complex. Pei Wei is a Pacific Rim restaurant chain created by P.F. Chang’s China Bistro. Pei Wei’s entrees are priced […]


Oodles to relaunch with Shabu-Shabu offerings

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The Dispatch wrote New owner to reopen two Oodles, adding twists Tuesday, March 4, 2008 BY BILL CHRONISTER The two restaurants that were the flagships of Oodles Noodle and Dumpling Co. — the would-be chain started by Dae Oh in August 2006 — have been sold to Lucy Lin, a restaurant owner and real-estate agent […]


The Dagwood Challenge Video

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