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Name the Chain and Win a Prize

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ColumbusING wrote We here at ColumbusING have been ranting about the gentrification of the Short North a lot over the past year or so. And don’t get me wrong, I’m all about bringing rising home values and a great mix of retailers and restaurants, but not at the risk of the ShoNo losing its flavor. […]


Rojo Tequilaria has closed

 Mister MooCow

We went to Rojo Tequilaria last night. The server and Hilda Esparza (the chef who brought all the recipes) said that it was their last night–that George (Tanchevski) had sold the place to another Mexican restaurant (I think she said La Fogata?). It’s supposed to re-open in 4 days or so. Hilda said George is […]


Flatiron Bar and Diner smoking with upscale specials

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The Dispatch wrote Neighborhood bar smoking with upscale specials Thursday, December 6, 2007 BY JON CHRISTENSEN The long, thin, angular building gives Flatiron Bar and Diner its name. The place — which boasts a long, white-marble-topped bar — has a cozy neighborhood feel. Much of its food reputation is generated by the house-smoked barbecue items. […]


Artisan chocolate shop finds home in German Village

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This Week News wrote Artisan chocolate shop finds home in German Village Thursday, December 6, 2007 GARY SEMAN JR. Kristy Yosick, a self-described chocoholic, will feed her habit and that of others with her new shop in German Village. Yosick’s Artisan Chocolates opened earlier this week in 1,400 square feet at 539 S. Fifth St. […]

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Food wagons an acquired taste

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The Dispatch wrote Food wagons an acquired taste Mobile stands bother some neighborhoods; city considers regulations Thursday, December 6, 2007 BY MARK FERENCHIK THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH The mobile food wagons popping up in parking lots all over town have created enough of a stir among neighborhood leaders that a Columbus official said the city will […]


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USA Today wrote Small businesses take big steps into green practices By Edward Iwata, USA TODAY Tens of thousands of small companies — from mom-and-pop stores to manufacturers — are going green by cutting energy costs and reducing the “carbon footprints” from their facilities, offices and fleets of vehicles. In Ohio, restaurant owners Peter and […]


Warehouse Cafe Dispatch Review

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The Dispatch wrote Eatery provides variety, value Thursday, November 29, 2007 BY AARON BECK At breakfast and lunch, the Warehouse Cafe, 243 N. 5th St., merges grocery-store prices with the leisure of the public-dining experience. Organic-food diehards must dine elsewhere, but those not observing strict sociopolitical dietary laws will appreciate the $1.50 plates of fries, […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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