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The 94th Aero Squadron flight plan

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The Alive wrote Flight plan By Bryan Bullock May 1, 2008 Approaching the 94th Aero Squadron means bracing for combat — you’re about to enter a war zone. A plane roars overhead just as you park the car. Cautiously peering outside, you spot a bombed-out French farmhouse lurking behind artillery cannons, camo Jeeps and an […]


Slyders are now the king of the castle in Columbus

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The Other Paper wrote King of the castle BY ERIK JOHNS / MAY 1, 2008 With the sale of local institutions Wendy’s and Max & Erma’s, the Columbus hamburger identity took a major blow this week. Gone are the days when you could call the Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger or the Garbage Burger your own. But […]


Damon’s Grill appears to have a buyer

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The Dispatch wrote Damon’s appears to have a buyer Thursday, May 1, 2008 BY MONIQUE CURET Damon’s Grill could become the third central Ohio restaurant chain in less than a week to have a new out-of-town owner. Damon’s, which has been struggling in recent years, is close to being bought by Gary Reinert Sr., according […]


The Creole Kitchen Review


I tend to surround myself with people who love food as much as I do, and when one of my foodie friends makes a recommendation, I listen. I was told that I absolutely had to make it a priority to visit Creole Kitchen in Old Town East. Let me start by saying it’s very hard […]


What Will Happen To Wendy’s Philanthropy?

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the270.com wrote What Will Happen To Wendy’s Philanthropy? Posted by wyliemac in April 30th, 2008 The blog Philanthropy Front and Center brings up an excellent question about what will happen with Wendy’s charity monies now that it was recently purchased by Arby’s. The blog points out that Wendy’s gave $800,000 to charities in 2006, while […]

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Max & Erma’s chain sold to Pittsburgh group

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The Dispatch wrote Max & Erma’s chain sold to Pittsburgh group Monday, April 28, 2008 BY AMY SAUNDERS Max & Erma’s Restaurants Inc. has been sold to a Pittsburgh investor group. Max & Erma’s said in September that it was exploring alternatives for its future, including the sale of the company. “The transaction will allow […]


The Brown Bag in German Village


People have been telling me to go to the Brown Bag Deli ever since it changed ownership a few years ago, and I finally made it. I really have been missing out. I selected the Brown Bag Sub for Husband, and because he usually eats for the day in one sitting, selected the whole size. […]


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