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Banana Bean Cafe Review from Restaurant Widow

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RestaurantWidow.com wrote Banana Bean Cafe Posted by Lisa the Waitress on Friday, February 08, 2008 About a year and a half ago, I visited Banana Bean (“The Patina of Key West”) twice, and was unimpressed; however, I kept my mouth shut because I have numerous friends with serious foodie credentials (chefs, dessert makers, etc) who […]


High restaurant prices make for hungry students

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The Lantern wrote High restaurant prices make for hungry students Everdeen Mason Issue date: 2/8/08 One of the most popular things for students to do with friends is to go out to eat. Unfortunately, because of the recent rise in food costs, this is no longer a cheap way to bond with friends. Restaurants on […]


Rosendale’s in the Short North

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The Alive wrote Big night By G.A. Benton February 7, 2008 I’d just danced and jabbed my way through one of the most outrageously fun and unforgettably delicious dinners I’ve had in Columbus in a long while. See, I’d gone toe-to-toe with Rosendales’ elaborate Chef’s Tasting Menu. After about three hours and nine rounds of […]


McCormick & Schmick’s at Easton Town Center

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The Alive wrote Crab walk By G.A. Benton February 7, 2008 I’ve been in a crabby mood lately — and loving it! By way of explanation, I have to say I owe most of my temperament to a recent visit to McCormick & Schmick’s. That Easton Town Center seafood stalwart always hooks me in with […]


Korean specialties at Japanese Oriental Restaurant

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The Dispatch wrote Korean specialties worth the wait Thursday, February 7, 2008 BY MOLLY WILLOW Chung Aun has 30 years’ experience as a sushi chef at some of the area’s most well-respected restaurants, including Haiku, Otani and Sapporo. He even worked at Japanese Oriental years ago under different ownership. The restaurant has been in business […]


A Taste of Rigsby’s

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Rigsby’s Cuisine Volatile 698 North High Street Short North 614.461.7888 Saturday afternoon is a great time to explore the Short North. I like to experience Rigsbys when the restaurant is a little less crowded and more laid back. My new discovery (of something not so new) is the Cichetti Menu (venetian style small plates). There […]


Tip Top Kitchen & Cocktails Review

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Restaurant Widow wrote Tip Top Kitchen & Cocktails Posted by Lisa the Waitress on Monday, February 04, 2008 First up, it is absolutely imperative that you order the eggplant fries at the Tip Top. I know, I know, the sweet potato fries are delicious, too, but the thing about the eggplant fries is that they […]


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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!