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Ohio’s Own: Double Comfort’s Soul of the South

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Double Comfort’s Soul of the South

Double Comfort had a good run a while back as a fried chicken joint in the Short North. The idea behind the place was to offer up comfort foods in the context of a business model devoted to raising money for local food pantries. So, each meal gave comfort to both restaurant patrons and those […]

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Double Comfort Closes This Weekend to Head in Different Direction

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Double Comfort Closes This Weekend to Head in Different Direction

When Double Comfort opened in 2014 — before the idea of “sanctuary” spaces entered people’s consciousness — the restaurant was a simple conduit, exchanging comfort food for money, and channeling their profits to local organizations. While their identity has been equal parts restaurant and social enterprise, that will be changing on Sunday, March 26, when […]

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Double Comfort First Sanctuary Restaurant in Ohio

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Double Comfort First Sanctuary Restaurant in Ohio

While everyone is arguing about the legality and ethics of Sanctuary Cities, local social enterprise Double Comfort has wasted no time bringing the concept of Sanctuary Restaurants to Ohio. A step up from its sister term, a Sanctuary Restaurant is a business providing a safe and welcoming environment to refugees and immigrants, “but it also […]

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Local Restaurant & Local Bakery Team Up for the Greater Good

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Restaurant & Local Bakery Team Up for the Greater Good

Spurred by TheMetropreneur’s ASPIRE event in September, a partnership between local social enterprises Double Comfort and Food for Good Thought will connect the causes of employing individuals with Autism and feeding the city’s food insecure. Double Comfort owner Mary Lyski and Food for Good Thought co-owner Sarah Duplessis are in the business of helping the […]

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Restaurant Roundup: Booze News, What’s New & August Summary

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: Booze News, What’s New & August Summary

Booze News Sweetwater Brewing Company It’s finally happened. Sweetwater Brewing Company is bringing their now-famous brews to the Buckeye State via Superior Beverage Group, which has been named distributor for the brand in both the Columbus and Cleveland markets, which also includes Akron, Youngstown, and Canton. Sweetwater originally hails from Atlanta, where they produce the […]

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Restaurant Review: Double Comfort

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Double Comfort

It’s impossible to talk about Double Comfort without first talking about its mission. The restaurant donates its proceeds to the local food pantries. Not just 10% of your purchase, or a one time, special donation: according to its website (and the proprietor’s sister, who was bussing tables) the cash it has after the expenses goes […]

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Restaurant Roundup: What’s New, What’s Up & July Summary

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: What’s New, What’s Up & July Summary

What’s New Honeykiss Bakery For the pie lovers out there, Honeykiss Bakery has introduced Pie of the Month Club, a special way to treat yourself, or to send a gift to the one you love. Membership in Pie of the Month Club comes in 4 levels: 3, 6, 9, or 12-month, and it includes 1 […]

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