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Restaurant Review: Bibibop Asian Grill

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Bibibop Asian Grill

The idea of DIY entrée design has been unappetizing since the whole artichoke-and-pesto-lettuce-sandwich debacle this summer. But in the Chipotle age of have-it-your way, the design concept is likely to be around for a while. The DIY schtick feels like an eighties salad bar for hygiene freaks. It’s got all the creative control, without the […]

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Bibibop Asian Grill Now Open on Fifth Avenue

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bibibop Asian Grill Now Open on Fifth Avenue

In Columbus, there’s no shortage of fast, casual restaurants, ideal for the hasty lunch or lazy dinner. They run the gamut of offerings from delicious to not-so-much-so, from downright unhealthy to at-least-there’s-lettuce, the only common denominator being cheap cost. Bibibop Asian Grill is the latest to throw its hat into the city’s pool of quick-eats […]

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Unusual Eats: Stir Fried Frog with Chili Oil

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Eats: Stir Fried Frog with Chili Oil

Helen’s Asian Kitchen has been a great spot to score dumplings and a little Beef with Broccoli. The Columbus Underground review a few months ago celebrated those things. But the review missed a giant opportunity to score points with the Bourdain crew: Helen’s has a whole special translated Sichuan menu that went uninvestigated. It’s time […]

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