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New Northstar Cafe Concept Brassica to Occupy Old Betty’s Space

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner New Northstar Cafe Concept Brassica to Occupy Old Betty’s Space

Brassica, a new concept from the Northstar Cafe team, will be opening in the Short North later this summer. The restaurant will occupy 680 N. High Street, the former Betty’s Fine Food and Spirits location. The restaurant will be a simple, casual eatery, with an Eastern Mediterranean vibe influenced by owner Kevin Malhame’s Lebanese heritage. […]

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The Unique Dish: Betty’s Deviled Eggs Du Jour

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Unique Dish: Betty’s Deviled Eggs Du Jour

Summer might be officially over, but if you hurry you can still catch deviled eggs on the menu at Betty’s to keep the season live through picnic flavors. Since June, this Short North stop has been serving up “Deviled Eggs Du Jour” with different flavors rotated every day of the week. “We have tons of […]

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Treat to Try: Glad Annie’s Old World Baklava

Anne Evans Anne Evans Treat to Try: Glad Annie’s Old World Baklava

If you are looking for a treat that doesn’t contain sugary sweet icing, but is still a sweet bite, give Glad Annie’s Old World Baklava a try. I stopped in Weiland’s Gourmet Market the other day and found a package of it for $2.99 that contained two pieces. Each piece is a 3″x 2″ x […]

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Diana Lessner lends talent and energy to Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Short North Gazette: Diana Lessner lends talent and energy to neighborhood restaurants, retail and parks by Dennis Fiely The footprint left by Diana Lessner on High Street began with one giant leap at High and Brickel in 2001 when Diana’s daughter Elizabeth Lessner decided to forgo her college education, mortgage her house and […]

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Liz Lessner Takes Charge In Columbus

 The Wayfarer

LifeEpicurean.com wrote Grabbing The Bull By The Horns: Liz Lessner Takes Charge In Columbus Wednesday, November 12, 2008 BY CHRIS SPINATO Many could say that, while the face of Columbus is changing, it is still a Plain Jane type of town, where grey flannel skies, and Midwestern sturdiness comes to mingle in as typical a […]

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12 Columbus Meals for $12 in The Alive

Walker Evans Walker Evans

This week in The Alive, G.A. Benton highlights 12 great meals in Columbus that cost 12 dollars or less. Many of the featured items come from Columbus Underground favorites such as El Arepazo, BonoToGo, Betty’s Food and Spirits, Pita Hut, Danny’s Deli, Starliner Diner, and The Northstar Cafe. A few of the others are a […]

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Betty’s Fine Food and Spirits

 columbusfoodie

Betty’s Fine Food and Spirits has been one of my favorites in town for the past couple of years. Between the kitschy feel of the place, the lambic on tap (yay!), and the abundant comfort food with an edge, Liz Lessner has a winner in the Short North. I’ve been here quite a few times, […]

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