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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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Alive Review: Fiesta Time Mexican Restaurant

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The Alive wrote Fiesta Time Mexican Restaurant: Mexican Standard Time By G.A. Benton December 20, 2007 Gone is Talita’s somewhat dim, Route 66 truck-stop-diner vibe, and in is a bright and funky folk-art ambience. Fiesta Time sports walls painted in various candy-colored tints plus nifty eye-candy booths with blooming flowers depicted in bas relief. There’s […]


Pita Hut -n- Grille

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Pita Hut -n- Grille


Baja Sol taking over area Don Pablo’s restaurants

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Business First of Columbus wrote Mexican chain taking over area Don Pablo’s restaurants by Matt Burns A Minnesota Mexican restaurant franchise is heading to Columbus after snapping up the city’s three Don Pablo’s eateries. Inner Grove Heights, Minn.-based Baja Sol Restaurants Group Inc. said its Columbus franchisee, SCCIP Inc., acquired the Don Pablo’s restaurants on […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!