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    Restaurant Review: Northstar Café

    Published on September 18, 2013 6:00 am

    By: Miriam Bowers Abbott

    It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost ten years since Northstar made its entrance on the dining scene. It was one of the first joints in town to espouse sustainable dining practices. That is, it endorses a generally groovy ideology that vows to use some locally grown products, shun Styrofoam, and offer edibles that seems to be pretty healthy-ish.

    That is, “healthy” in the not-chemically sense. A diet of Northstar’s giant cookies is probably not going to earn a whole bunch of accolades from the American Dietetics Association.

    READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/restaurant-review-northstar-cafe-ma1



    Love me some northstar! Had the fish sandwich last week at the Short North location … freakin awesome

    Lauren Wilson
    Lauren Wilson

    All of the sweet basil burritos…give them to me.



    Published on November 13, 2013 8:00 am
    Northstar Café Coming Soon to Westerville
    By: Ayana Wilson

    For fans of popular lunch and dinner spot Northstar Café, there’s good news: a fourth store is set to open in 2014. In the nine years since the launch of the first restaurant in the Short North, two other locations have opened. One in Beechwold at 4241 North High Street, and the other at Easton Town Center.

    The fourth eatery will be located in Uptown Westerville. Final address details are not currently available as the city of Westerville still technically owns the lot where Kevin Malhame, founder of Northstar Café, hopes to build.

    READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/northstar-cafe-coming-soon-to-westerville-aw1



    Best Everyday Restaurant of 2013: Northstar Café
    Published on December 27, 2013 8:00 am
    By: Walker

    According to our readers, Northstar Café is the kind of place you can go to any time of day, any day of the week. For three years straight, the small local chain of restaurants has won this designation over fierce competition from other local favorites.

    READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/best-everyday-restaurant-of-2013-northstar-cafe


    Just a little kudos to them….We went there for breakfast on the 21st in Clintonville. We always split 1 pancake but we forgot to order it with the rest of our breakfast. Unbeknownst to us, the cashier ordered it up for us and gave it to us anyway. So imagine our surprise when it arrived at our table. That just started our morning off on the right foot. It’s sometimes the little things that make a persons day. The staff is always friendly, the food is always top notch, and I always walk away wanting more! Love Northstar!



    BBQ chicken flatbread and carrot juice. Somehow good, and good for you.

    Christmas from The Bad Idea Catalog Free until the Sixth Day of Festivus.



    Northstar Café Celebrates 10 Years with Short North Renovations
    April 25, 2014 11:03 am – Walker Evans

    If you’ve been by the Northstar Café in the Short North recently, then you may have noticed that some changes are under way. Their popular patio is in the process of being completely demolished and rebuilt for the summer season.

    READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/northstar-cafe-celebrates-10-years-with-short-north-renovations


    Looks like it may have a roof, or at least Greek pillars as sculpture.

    One of my favorite local chains. I think the food at the one up near Whetstone Park is the best.



    Pizzuti Teams up with Northstar Café on Lane Avenue Development
    November 20, 2014 2:34 pm – Rebecca Wagner

    Upper Arlington’s rapidly growing Lane Avenue area is set to be the location of a new Northstar Café in the near future. Northstar owners Kevin, Katie, and Darren Malhame have submitted plans to open at 1515 West Lane Avenue in a new two-story 13,432 square-foot building developed by The Pizzuti Companies, which will include a restaurant and patio on the lower floor, and corporate offices on the top. The apartment and office buildings that currently occupy the lot would be demolished.

    READ MORE: https://www.columbusunderground.com/pizzuti-teams-up-with-northstar-cafe-on-lane-avenue-development-rw1

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