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80s Franchise G.D. Ritzy’s Eyes Clintonville for Central Ohio Return

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 80s Franchise G.D. Ritzy’s Eyes Clintonville for Central Ohio Return

G.D. Ritzy’s is preparing a Central Ohio return. Anyone remember it? The gourmet hamburger franchise soared in the 80s, serving up shoe string fries and milkshakes in diners reminiscent of the 40s. After its 26-year hiatus, G D R Concepts LLC has put in an application with the Clintonville Commission to put a brand new […]

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Milo’s Deli Celebrates 15 Years in Franklinton

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Milo’s Deli Celebrates 15 Years in Franklinton

It’s hard to imagine what the Franklinton area would look like without the Pappas’ family influence. They’ve been in the neighborhood for a long time as the owners and operators of Tommy’s Diner, located at 914 West Broad Street, and Milo’s Deli, situated just west at 980 West Broad Street. This year marks the 15th […]

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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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The Big Deal Diner May Open in Old Drexel Radio Cafe Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Big Deal Diner May Open in Old Drexel Radio Cafe Space

While the casual moviegoer may not notice, the Drexel Theatre has gone through some pretty major changes over the past two years. The theatre was converted from a for profit business into a nonprofit venture, and the Columbus Association of Performing Arts (CAPA) has taken over the management of the venue. Shortly afterward, the Drexel […]

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Review: Western Pancake House

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As I’ve said previously, we’re always on the prowl for new breakfast joints; places we can go after our Saturday morning farmers market runs, places where we can get off our feet and enjoy a nice meal and each other’s company. After reading the article in the Dispatch about the reopening of Western Pancake House, […]

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Breakfast Review: The Grill & Skillet

 columbusfoodie Breakfast Review: The Grill & Skillet

My family has a weekend tradition – this year, after heading to the farmers markets on Saturday mornings, we’ve been stopping at area restaurants for breakfast, or if it’s been late enough when we got there, brunch or lunch. Grill and Skillet has come recommended to me by a couple of different people, so we […]

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Review: Ari’s Diner

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My husband and I are always looking for breakfast spots, because if there’s one thing we enjoy on the weekends after going to the farmer’s markets, it’s sitting down with each other for a nice hearty breakfast. A big plus is if it’s on our side of town. Ari’s opened over a year ago, and […]

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