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The Coop Now Serving Brunch at The Hey Hey Bar and Grill

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Coop Now Serving Brunch at The Hey Hey Bar and Grill

Brunch had always been in Angela Theado’s plan when she moved The Coop inside The Hey Hey Bar and Grill last September. See, The Coop’s menu – even the name itself – is inspired by poultry and eggs, which naturally lends itself to the whole concept of brunch. After all, no brunch is complete without […]


In the Kitchen with Chef Alana Shock

Anne Evans Anne Evans In the Kitchen with Chef Alana Shock

Alana Shock has always loved cooking and it definitely shows at her restaurant. Her “Food of Love” is deliciously local and always imaginative. As three time winner of Best Restaurant in our annual readers poll, I thought it would be fun to visit Alana at home and see what her “other kitchen” is like. I […]


Best Restaurant of 2010 – Alana’s

Walker Evans Walker Evans

On a website like Columbus Underground where food is one of the most widely discussed daily topics, the category of “Best Restaurant of the Year” really means a lot. And for the third year in a row, Alana’s Food & Wine, located at 2333 North High Street, has won this designation by a healthy margin. […]


Best Restaurant of 2009: Alana’s Food & Wine

Walker Evans Walker Evans

(Photo by ColumbusFoodie) Food may be most often discussed topic day in and day out on Columbus Underground, so the “Best Restaurant” award is one that always weighs heavier than many others. For the second year in a row, Alana’s Food & Wine has topped our reader’s poll as the absolutely best Columbus restaurant of […]


The New Columbus Chefs – Angela Theado

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This week, Columbus Underground is taking a look at some of the amazing young talent in the kitchens of your favorite local restaurants. Angela Theado is a passionately driven 28-year-old Columbus State graduate with a lot of experience in various kitchens in Columbus, including Bravo and the Elevator Brewing and Draught Haus. She can currently […]


Best Established Restaurant of 2008: Alana’s

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(Photo by Swampkitty) 2008 saw a lot of great new restaurants hitting the local dining scene, but some of our old favorites remained our new favorites this past year. At the top of our survey results for “Best Established Restaurant of 2008” was Alana’s Food and Wine, located at 2333 N. High Street. Alana’s emphasis […]


Review: Alana’s Food and Wine


Our first experience with Alana’s was at the Slow Food Columbus United Estates Wine Dinner back in April. We were so blown away by the food after that dinner that we meant to go back to Alana’s right away for dinner; but you all know how life gets in the way sometimes, and it wasn’t […]


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