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Top 10 Fast Casual Restaurants of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Fast Casual Restaurants of 2019

Sometimes you need a meal that is fast, but better than fast food. And that’s where fast casual comes into play. While chains like Chipotle might be the default go-to for many people, Columbus is home to a lot of fast casual options, many of which are locally based. At the top of the list […]

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First Look: Ritzy’s Opens in Clintonville

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega First Look: Ritzy’s Opens in Clintonville

Ritzy’s, the reincarnation of the 80s franchise G.D. Ritzy’s, is now open in Clintonville, at 4615 N. High St. Now under the operation of Corey and Brian Webb, sons of G.D. Ritzy’s founder Graydon Webb, Ritzy’s has stayed true to its core menu of hamburgers, shoestring fries, and milkshakes. Hamburgers come with LTOP with up […]

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Chipotle Adding 150 Corporate Jobs in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Chipotle Adding 150 Corporate Jobs in Columbus

Chipotle unveiled major plans yesterday to relocate their headquarters from Denver to Newport Beach, California, and that news also includes plans to close their New York City offices and consolidate company jobs to their existing branch offices here in Columbus. While the news is unfortunate for Denver, the city where the burrito chain opened its first […]

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New Fast-Casual Spot ‘Stack’d’ Now Open Downtown

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Fast-Casual Spot ‘Stack’d’ Now Open Downtown

The owners of Superchef’s Breakfast & More have brought a new lunch and smoothie option to Downtown. Fast-casual eatery Stack’d, located on the corner of Broad and Third Streets, soft opened less than a month ago. Their service style offers a couple of options. You can choose to go “Your Way,” and assemble a sandwich, […]

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New Chipotle and Starbucks Locations Coming to University District, Locals Express Concern With Overabundance of Chain Retail

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Chipotle and Starbucks Locations Coming to University District, Locals Express Concern With Overabundance of Chain Retail

Construction has officially begun on a new five story building that will soon rise at the southeast intersection of Lane Avenue and High Street. Once completed, a couple of familiar chains will be opening there to accommodate campus-area residents, workers, and visitors. Representatives with the company that owns the new building confirmed with Columbus Underground […]

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CoreLife Eatery Adding Two Locations Near OSU

Walker Evans Walker Evans CoreLife Eatery Adding Two Locations Near OSU

In 2018, you’ll have triple the number of locations to find fast-casual health food from CoreLife Eatery in Central Ohio. The Syracuse-based restaurant chain that launched last November near Polaris Fashion Place announced plans to open locations at The Lennox Town Center and inside a new building currently under construction at Lane and High. “A […]

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CoreLife Eatery Opening First Columbus Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans CoreLife Eatery Opening First Columbus Location

New Syracuse-based health-centric restaurant CoreLife Eatery will soon be opening its first Columbus location in the Polaris Towne Center. The new location is the company’s eighth overall, and second in Ohio (there’s one in Strongville, just outside Cleveland). The restaurant features an assortment of healthy ingredients that can be combined into salads, grain-based bowls or […]

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