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Hot Chicken Takeover Opens Fourth Central Ohio Location

Susan Post Susan Post Hot Chicken Takeover Opens Fourth Central Ohio Location

After some COVID-related delays, Hot Chicken Takeover has opened the doors to its Westerville restaurant, 435 Polaris Pkwy. HCT used the extra months to its advantage, completely redesigning the space with M+A Architects to better suit the dining climate it has opened into. “As a community-oriented business, we put considerable thought into how we open […]

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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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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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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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

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