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Columbus Food League Sells The Jury Room

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Food League Sells The Jury Room

The Jury Room will close today at 5pm, but only for a short while. The Columbus Food League announced today that it has sold the restaurant to a new owner, who plans to reopen the restaurant within the next two weeks. Columbus Food League founder and owner Elizabeth Lessner made the announcement public today, coinciding […]

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Betty’s Fine Food & Spirits to Close on July 7th

Walker Evans Walker Evans Betty’s Fine Food & Spirits to Close on July 7th

The writing has been on the wall at Betty’s Fine Food & Spirits since the start of 2014, and even though the original plan was to close around the end of January, the restaurant has continued to occupy its original Short North space for a couple of extra months. That officially comes to a close on […]

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Restaurant Review: Torpedo Room

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Torpedo Room

The wallet heist at the movie concession stand is an inevitability. You can go to all the cheapie matinee showings you want, the price for a little bag of popcorn and a coke will still be ten bucks. So it’s nice to find that, inside the glitzy Gateway Film Center, the in-house restaurant is on […]

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First Look: Dirty Frank’s Westgate

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Dirty Frank’s Westgate

The Westgate community welcomed its newest neighbors to town last night with a packed house. Dirty Frank’s Westgate, located at 2836 West Broad Street, officially opened for business yesterday evening, and the event brought most residents and supporters out in droves. The new store is 2,500 square feet, and can easily seat more than twice […]

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Restaurant Review: Betty’s In Memoriam

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Betty’s In Memoriam

Worst January ever: the lights at 680 N. High are dimming. The closing of Betty’s Fine Food & Spirits at the end of the month will be worse than all the armageddon, apocalypse and polar vortex events altogether. It’s time to pull out hair and scream in agony like a reality star who’s been kicked […]

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The Torpedo Room is Ready for Launch

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Torpedo Room is Ready for Launch

The Torpedo Room is ready to set sail this weekend at the South Campus Gateway, despite the arctic temperatures and rare OSU class cancellations a couple of days ago. As we first reported in November, this latest concept from the Columbus Food League features a nautical theme and fun menu to match. A soft opening […]

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Betty’s Moving from Short North to Gay Street

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Betty’s Moving from Short North to Gay Street

Betty’s Fine Food and Spirits, located at 680 North High Street, has been a longtime favorite hangout for many across the city. One of Elizabeth Lessner’s better-known joints, and the one that launched the Columbus Food League in 2001, Betty’s mixes pin-up girl kitsch with scratch-made, comfort food in a combination that’s won over the hearts […]

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