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Dine Originals Columbus celebrates, supports and promotes the culinary diversity that locally owned and operated member restaurants contribute to the identity and culture of our city. The nonprofit group is committed to strengthening the local economy and enriching the community through education and charitable partnerships.

On the first Wednesday of each month, each Dine Originals restaurant offers their own special dining experience, whether it’s a prix-fix dinner, a tasting menu, a retail wine night or a fun promotion. No matter which Dine Originals restaurant you visit tonight, you’ll be treated to a VIP dining experience that can’t be found anywhere else.

Eat Right: Restaurants with Live Music

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Restaurants with Live Music

Looking to liven up your dinner with a little live music? In Columbus, there’s a restaurant offering live music every night of the week, and for every musical taste. Read on for top picks for live jazz, folk, rock, blues and more. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 Enjoy a set or two […]

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Eat Right: Best Secluded Patios

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Best Secluded Patios

It’s patio season in Columbus! Last month we focused on outdoor options perfect for people-watching. For romantic dinners, secret rendezvous and other occasions where seeing and being seen aren’t the primary objective, here are a few great patio options for a more secluded dining experience: 89 Fish & Grill Downtown – 89 East Nationwide Boulevard […]

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Eat Right: Best Patios for People-Watching

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Best Patios for People-Watching

Sunny skies and warm temperatures are becoming a trend, and that means only one thing—patio season! These patios offer prime people-watching opportunities, and stay tuned for more secluded patio picks. Bodega 1044 N High St., Columbus, OH 43201 The patio seating at this recently retooled (yet again) Short North hotspot is actually designed so that […]

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Eat Right: Restaurants Hidden in Neighborhoods

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Restaurants Hidden in Neighborhoods

So much of Columbus’ dining scene is centered on High Street, which is neat, but it’s always nice to get off the main drag and stumble upon a spot tucked into an otherwise residential neighborhood. Here are a few favorites around town. Basi Italia 811 Highland St., Columbus, OH 43215 Basi is the city’s quintessential […]


Eat Right: The Best Soup in Columbus

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: The Best Soup in Columbus

A well-made bowl of soup can give you the fortitude necessary to face one more day of Ohio’s never-ending winter. Great soup restaurants come in two varieties — those places where you can trust the soup of the day will be excellent, and the spots to seek out specific standouts. Here are a few Columbus […]


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