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The buzz on Columbus’ flourishing food scene, from upscale eateries to corner cafes.

12 Columbus Meals for $12 in The Alive

Walker Evans Walker Evans

This week in The Alive, G.A. Benton highlights 12 great meals in Columbus that cost 12 dollars or less. Many of the featured items come from Columbus Underground favorites such as El Arepazo, BonoToGo, Betty’s Food and Spirits, Pita Hut, Danny’s Deli, Starliner Diner, and The Northstar Cafe. A few of the others are a […]


Farmers’ markets enable pros to find flavor

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Farmers’ markets enable pros to find affordable, flavorful produce for diners Wednesday, July 30, 2008 BY JILL LASTER Not much excites Tony Miller the way eggplants at the North Market do. Except maybe tomatoes. “You come down and go, ‘Ooh, ooh, ooh,’ ” said Miller, the chef at Latitude 41 in the […]


Harrisons on Third coming soon to Harrison West

  Harrisons on Third coming soon to Harrison West

There’s something happening in my neighborhood in the old B Hamptons space. A huge banner hangs out front driving to the website HarrisonsOnThird.com. It’s an interesting tactic–when you get to the site you sign up for updates and you can look through the gallery they’ve created during the remodeling. No surprise–it’s another bar–two bars it […]


New 670 Cap Restaurant “Eleven” to open August 7th


  Business First wrote Eatery next to Hyde Park at Cap to feature ‘molecular mixology’  Friday, July 25, 2008 by Dan Eaton Hyde Park plans to open Eleven, a 2,800-square-foot restaurant and bar, at 591 N. High St. on Aug. 7. It will offer a menu of small-plate dishes and drinks garnished with food-tech touches, […]


Pace-High Carryout to reopen Aug 2

 michael macarthur

As a longtime fan of the two places to assemble my own microbrew six-packs in this town (Pace-High in Clintonville, Gentile’s in Grandview), I bemoaned the second — and apparently final — shuttering of Pace-High several months ago. Sure, the old place was dingy, dim and remarkably devoid of amenities like A/C. But the thrill […]


ZenCha Opening Downtown Location on Gay Street


cab124 was the first I know of to catch wind of this. It appears to be far enough along to make it official. Apparently Tom Fortin of the Grandview Fortin Ironworks family and Carlyle’s Watch is behind the new ventures in the Gay St. building: C Magazine wrote [Fortin’s] newest venture at 51 Gay Street, […]


Award-winning Handke’s Cuisine sold

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Award-winning Handke’s Cuisine sold Thursday, July 24, 2008 BY MONIQUE CURET Handke’s Cuisine, a fine-dining institution in the Brewery District, has been sold. T & L Cuisine, owned by husband and wife team Tim and Lorie Phalen, bought the restaurant this week from chef Hartmut Handke, Columbus’ only master chef certified by […]


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