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The Best Easter Brunches in Columbus

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Best Easter Brunches in Columbus

UPDATE: This post is OLD! CLICK HERE to find current Easter events in our Events Calendar! Easter brunch is a much-hallowed tradition to some; it is the feast that rewards those faithful through Lent. Or those who just really like to brunch, and love any occasion to truly make it over-the-top, and spectacular – the way […]

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Grill & Grilled Now Open Downtown

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Grill & Grilled Now Open Downtown

The former location of Burger, Dogs, and Fries at 20 N. High Street didn’t sit empty for long when the brand suddenly closed earlier this year. Fatih Gunal, owner of the several Cafe Istanbul restaurants around town, snatched the opportunity to open Grill & Grilled, a make-your-own, Mediterranean fast food joint, similar to his Pera […]

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Restaurant Review: Hae-Paul’s

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Hae-Paul’s

There are all sorts of reasons to like Hae-Paul’s downtown. First, it’s got bona fide royal lineage in the local dining scene: the restaurant is the start-up project from Chef Paul Yow, a chef fresh off a fifteen year tenure at Barcelona. Second, Hae-Paul’s is a family run business; it’s owned and operated by Yow […]

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DK Diner Adds Evening Hours

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson DK Diner Adds Evening Hours

DK Diner, the family and hungover-friendly neighborhood staple in Grandview known especially for their outrageous donuts, are finally expanding their hours. The restaurant has primarily been a breakfast and lunch spot, operating from 5:30am-2:00pm on weekdays, and 7:30-2:00pm on weekends. Customer demand has forced them to extend closing hour till 10:00pm every day except Sunday […]

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Restaurant Review: Dempsey’s

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Dempsey’s

Dempsey’s entered the downtown scene just last year, but it’s got a real forever-there feel. The restaurant is comfortable in its own footprint: the big, raw brick wall is filled with old photos, and the wood floor is filled with chairs and tables. The staff seems comfortable too. There’s no schtick or song and dance, […]

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Dinin’ and a Movie to Premiere this Saturday

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Dinin’ and a Movie to Premiere this Saturday

If there’s a reason to brave the cold temperatures this weekend, it’s Dinin’ and a Movie, a tradition updated by pairing together fresh, hip indie cinema with fresh, eclectic food truck fare. This Saturday, February 16th, food truck hub Dinin’ Hall will host the inaugural event at their Franklinton location. A benefit for the nonprofit […]

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Review: Barrio Tapas

 Morgan Kelley Review: Barrio Tapas

Barrio opened three years ago in a former Downtown Wendy’s location, but unlike many fast-food conversion projects, you wouldn’t recognize it. During dinner, this two-story restaurant is dimly lit and swanky-yet-casual with its wood-crate-meets-rusty-steel decor. Barrio is equally known as a place to grab a drink for happy hour (I enjoyed half a pitcher of white […]

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