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Vendors finding their wings at the North Market


The Dispatch wrote Vendors find wings at market Tuesday, November 13, 2007 BY BILL CHRONISTER Jeni Britton just signed a lease for a space in the Bexley Gateway project for what will be her fourth Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams shop. Nida and Chris Perry are close to opening their first free-standing restaurant, Nida’s Thai on […]


Cameron Mitchell plans to perfect fresh concepts

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The Dispatch wrote Cameron Mitchell plans to perfect fresh concepts to rebuild after big sale Sunday, November 11, 2007 BY MONIQUE CURET Cameron Mitchell, the Columbus restaurateur whose empire has grown to 33 restaurants, is reinventing his company. Last week, Mitchell said he will sell 19 Mitchell’s Fish Market restaurants, known as Columbus Fish Market […]

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The Rossi expanding into space next door


I heard a couple weeks ago that the Rossi is expanding into the space that was formerly occupied by Vita Bella – Dance & Body Center, which appears would at least double its current size. As someone that only hits up Rossi during the week when its slower, this is exciting news. Related Story: – […]


Cap City Fine Diner


Love him or hate him, there’s no arguing that Cameron Mitchell is a big name in the central Ohio restaurant scene. With 33 restaurants (rumored to go down to 11 soon since many are being sold to Ruth’s Chris), he has a place for every budget and every palate. One of our long time favorites […]


3000 Square Feet Available in the Short North

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Short North Real Estate wrote November 9, 2007 To Whom It May Concern: We have recently acquired a partially equipped restaurant and we are looking for an anchor tenant. This space is a prime, visible storefront at 733 N. High Street. Soon another adjoined space will be available for a total of 3000 square feet. […]


Pistacia Vera to offer seating in December


This morning, Anne from Pistacia Vera was kind enough to inform me that they will be offering seating inside the restaurant around the end of december. very cool! Related Stories: – “New Restaurant” in German Village – Pistachio moving – Pistachio is now Pistacia Vera in German Village – Pistachio – A Virtual Tour Via […]


Elevator restaurant moving beer brewing downtown

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The Dispatch wrote Elevator restaurant giving old garage a new beginning as beer birthplace Tuesday, November 6, 2007 By Bill Chronister The interior walls are sandblasted back to the brick, and the beams are clean down to the wood. Work is going well on Dick Stevens’ efforts to turn a former Goodyear garage at 165 […]


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