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Plas Food & Drink Taking Over Former Home of The Table

Susan Post Susan Post Plas Food & Drink Taking Over Former Home of The Table

Local Chef Jamie George is branching out on his own. George will bring three decades plus of industry experience, the last nine of which he spent at Z Cucina, to Plas Food & Drink. With partners Eric Bearfield and Jackie Williams, Plas will open at 21 E. Fifth Ave. in Short North, the former home […]

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Crawford Hoying Reflects on Bridge Street District as Development Plan Enters a Second Decade

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Crawford Hoying Reflects on Bridge Street District as Development Plan Enters a Second Decade

The development plan for the City of Dublin’s Bridge Street District turned 10 years old last year, an ambitious project that, just a few years into work on the corridor, saw the city in partnership with private developers Crawford Hoying. In the years since, both have described the Bridge Street District as a resounding success. […]

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Fried Chicka Bang Expands to The Arena District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fried Chicka Bang Expands to The Arena District

After just a few months of operation, pop-up restaurant Fried Chicka Bang is already expanding. The delivery/pickup business opened at the end of September near Polaris Fashion Place and launches this week in the Arena District. Uniquely, the pop-up operates from within existing Sunny Street Cafe locations, selling fried chicken sandwiches at night after the […]

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Fee Cap Ordinance May Have Little Impact on Restaurants

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Fee Cap Ordinance May Have Little Impact on Restaurants

Last month, Columbus City Council announced a fee cap for third-party delivery services in an effort to assist restaurants during the pandemic. At the time, it was promoted and heralded as a way City Council was protecting Columbus’ small businesses and the restaurant community. “Exorbitant delivery fees being sent to out-of-state corporations just make no sense when […]

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Top 10: The Best New Restaurants of 2020

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10: The Best New Restaurants of 2020

We feel obligated to first say that 2020 has been a very difficult year for restaurants, with many permanent and temporary closures affecting business large and small. That being said, we do still want to do our part to shine a light on those that were able to get their doors opened and start their […]

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Restaurants Turn to Temporary Closures as Industry Continues to Struggle

Susan Post Susan Post Restaurants Turn to Temporary Closures as Industry Continues to Struggle

To call it survival mode almost underplays the precarious situation bars and restaurants find themselves in as the coronavirus pandemic stretches into its tenth month. While Ohio continues to record thousands of confirmed cases every day, there have been a few spots of good news. The first wave of vaccines are being distributed, with plans […]

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Top 10 Fast Casual Restaurants in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Fast Casual Restaurants in Columbus

For the second year in a row, Brassica has hung on to the top spot in our readers’ and editors’ hearts and minds when surveyed about the best fast casual restaurants in the city. This year’s list included a couple of newcomers that fit that loosely-defined definition of “fast casual” but Brassica’s tried-and-true menu of […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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