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Short North Original Philco to Open Second Location in German Village

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Short North Original Philco to Open Second Location in German Village

After putting out a slew of unique restaurants and bars, including Club 185, The Rossi, Little Palace and El Camino Inn, local restauranteurs Tina and Randy Corbin are ready for their first duplicate restaurant. Philco, which first opened in the Short North in 2013, will open a second location this fall in the former Happy […]

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Restaurant Review: Club 185

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Club 185

Club 185 doesn’t need publicity. It’s rarely empty, the spot feeds the business crowd at lunch time, and morphs into a busy bar by happy hour. Getting a seat is often a matter of timing things right; that is, arriving at the moment a table is vacated. But when you get a craving for a […]

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Little Palace & El Camino Adding Patios

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Little Palace & El Camino Adding Patios

In the grand scheme of the downtown landscape, The Little Palace Restaurant and El Camino Inn are off-the-beaten-path, nestled on freeway connector Fourth Street between Rich and Main Streets. The spots are popular for lunch, serving Central Ohioans delicious pizzas, strombolis, tacos, burritos, and subs. But as the weather warms up, restaurant-goers invariably ask one […]

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PhilCo Bar & Diner Opening in June in The Short North

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson PhilCo Bar & Diner Opening in June in The Short North

When Phillip’s Coney Island, the Short North dining institution, abruptly closed last year, locals wondered what would fill the vacancy at 747 North High Street. But now a new black-and-white sign is up in the window stating “PhilCo Bar & Diner Coming Soon”. Randy and Tina Corbin, the entrepreneurs behind such successful spots as The Little […]

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Little Palace Reborn with new Ownership

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Photo from Columbus Ohio Neon The Little Palace restaurant located at 240 S. Fourth Street has been recently sold to the owners of The Rossi & Club 185, who plan on revamping and relaunching the restaurant under the same name. “We hope to have it reopened within a month”, said Tina Corbin, one of the […]

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