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Restaurant Review: Alegria’s Seafood

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Alegria’s Seafood

The restaurant that bumps up against the dollar theater on Bethel Road has a rotating history that rivals Handke’s former digs in the Brewery District. In the past five years, the location has been a revolving door for restaurant projects with an endless parade of one short-timer after another — the most notable of which […]

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Garam Masala Indian Restaurant Closes

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Garam Masala Indian Restaurant Closes

Editor’s Note: In the short amount of time between this review taking place and today’s publishing schedule, Garam Masala has closed their doors at 5467 Bethel Sawmill Center. Their phone is disconnected, their website has been taken offline, and other customers have reported it as closed on Yelp. Rather than let this review go unpublished, we […]

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Restaurant Review: Los Guachos Taqueria

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Los Guachos Taqueria

Los Guachos Taqueria scored big points earlier this year with a victory in the Battle of Burrito. At the time, it earned the local burrito win on the wings of the quality and quantity of its ingredients. But the restaurant has a whole diverse menu outside the land of burrito, and it’s a menu worth […]

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Treat to Try: Fresh Strawberry Cake from Golden Delight Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Fresh Strawberry Cake from Golden Delight Bakery

It seems like Golden Delight Bakery on Bethel Road has just always flown a sign proclaiming that it’s the home of the Fresh Strawberry Cake. That’s certainly worth investigation, especially in warm-weather months. The bakery is located on a stretch that is known for fantastic ethnic eats. Within a mile, you’ll find Middle Eastern, Indian, […]

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Restaurant Review: Hoggy’s

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Hoggy’s

Reports of Hoggy’s death were premature. The famous macaroni and cheese still lives, so does an abbreviated menu of its more popular barbecue items. It takes a sharp eye (or an obsessive Google search) to find Hoggy’s vittles at the corner of Bethel and Olentangy River Roads. Once a local empire with several barbecue-themed locations, […]

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Hoggy’s Carry-Out & Catering Relocated to Bethel Road

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Hoggy’s Carry-Out & Catering Relocated to Bethel Road

It’s official: the Gahanna branch of popular local BBQ chain Hoggy’s is now closed, and all but their new Bethel Road branch remains to continue to serve the Columbus community the applewood-smoked flavors they’ve come to enjoy from the over twenty-year old establishment. Now simply known as Hoggy’s Carry-Out and Catering, the restaurant still offers […]

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Refectory Recognized by Zagat and AAA as a Top National Restaurant

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Refectory Recognized by Zagat and AAA as a Top National Restaurant

If you love classic French cuisine updated with contemporary American elements, then you are a fan of The Refectory, the relaxed yet elegant establishment on Bethel Road that has long been a symbol of excellence, class and the delectable. Chef Richard Blondin, a Paul Bocuse-trained master, is still at the top of his game, consistently […]

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