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2007 dining in review: Keen cuisine

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The Alive wrote 2007 dining in review: Keen cuisine By G.A. Benton December 27, 2007 Here, then, I present my off-the-cuff list of 2007’s newest and best. Note, this list — which only references restaurants launched during the past year — does not claim to be thorough or even reach the magical number of 10. […]


2007 held plenty of surprises on local dining scene

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This Week News wrote Past year held plenty of surprises on local dining scene Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007 By GARY SEMAN JR. From upscale to casual and everything in between, 2007 was a stellar year on the local dining scene. Richard Rosendale, chef and owner of Rosendales in the Short North, had the most widely […]

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Boston’s Pizza moving into old Red Star space

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Business First of Columbus wrote Boston’s Pizza moving into Arena District’s Red Star space Friday, December 21, 2007 by Dan Eaton A franchisee for Dallas-based Boston Pizza Restaurants LP will take over the space at Nationwide Boulevard and West Street, where it will open a Boston’s Gourmet Pizza. Boston’s Gourmet Pizza restaurants each have a […]


Bloggers love to share their eating experiences

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The Dispatch wrote My(dining)Space Bloggers love to share thoughts, shots of their eating experiences Wednesday, December 26, 2007 BY KEVIN JOY With a digital camera and a hefty appetite, Jim Ellison is ready for action. Seated in a booth at Ohio Deli & Restaurant, a comfort-food outlet on the South Side, he quietly takes eight […]


Brueggers coming back to Columbus

 The Hegemo

I think I asked on here before about Brueggers, and was told they used to be in Columbus, but all the locations had closed. I was checking the Brueggers homepage to see how late the store in my parents’ neighborhood was open today, and I noticed this on the list of Ohio locations: Coming Soon: […]


Black Creek Bistro focuses on local foods

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The Dispatch wrote Restaurant focuses on local foods and sustainable practices Friday, December 21, 2007 BY MONIQUE CURET Brad Sorenson, chef at the fledgling Black Creek Bistro in Old Towne East, is psyched about zucchini — almost as excited as he is about heirloom tomatoes and duck. Those ingredients are delivered to his kitchen from […]

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Cafe Istanbul adds Mediterranean menu upgrades

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The Dispatch wrote Mediterranean upgrades add interest to menu in flux Thursday, December 20, 2007 BY BY JON CHRISTENSEN Five months ago, Fatih Gunal became the fourth owner of Cafe Istanbul, where he also serves as executive chef. Gunal has proceeded cautiously with the menu of the restaurant, in the north end of Easton Town […]

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