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Bites & Sips: Reopenings, Service Grants, Ice Cream, Pizza, Beer Collabs & More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Reopenings, Service Grants, Ice Cream, Pizza, Beer Collabs & More

There’s much to catch up on in the world of drinking and dining in Central Ohio. As things churn back to life, bars and restaurants are reopening, menus are expanding and there’s some special beer to drink. Plus, Service has reopened its grants for service industry workers and you can help raise more grant dollars! […]

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Second Mixed-Use Development Proposed for West Fifth Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren Second Mixed-Use Development Proposed for West Fifth Avenue

A new proposal from Elford calls for a mixed-use development at 915 W. Fifth Ave., just down the street from where the company also plans to redevelop a 5.4-acre property owned by Goodwill Columbus. The new project, located at the southwest corner of Fifth and Delashmut avenues, would require the demolition of a White Castle-owned […]

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Goodwill to Partner with Elford on HQ Redevelopment

Brent Warren Brent Warren Goodwill to Partner with Elford on HQ Redevelopment

Goodwill Columbus announced a plan today to redevelop its 5.4-acre property in Fifth by Northwest. The nonprofit has hired Columbus-based developer Elford to come up with a plan for the site, which sits at the southwest corner of Fifth Avenue and Edgehill Road and currently holds a collection of one-to-three story buildings containing the organization’s […]

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Short Order: Vida’s Plant Based Butcher’s Reuben

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Vida’s Plant Based Butcher’s Reuben

When one thinks of a plant-based butchery…well, one doesn’t usually think of a plant-based butchery. Normally, we think of animal-based butchers, with perhaps a couple of carcasses hanging from the ceiling somewhere.  But, Vida’s Plant Based Butcher has a name that practically speaks for itself. So in developing expectations, one would imagine…perhaps giant hanging disemboweled gourds? Nope. […]

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Echo Spirits Distilling Reviving Classic Genever

Susan Post Susan Post Echo Spirits Distilling Reviving Classic Genever

Echo Spirits Distilling is reviving a pre-prohibition favorite. The local distillery’s first bottles of Genever are available at their Spirit Shop and distillery, 985 W. Sixth Ave., starting Monday, November 2. Echo Spirits is one of only a handful of distilleries across the country making genever, or something in the general genever realm. So what […]

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The Pandemic Hasn’t Stopped these 10 Restaurants from Opening Their Doors

Susan Post Susan Post The Pandemic Hasn’t Stopped these 10 Restaurants from Opening Their Doors

Running a restaurant is tough, but throw in a global pandemic… While it’s not the environment many of the restaurants below expected for their opening months, these Central Ohio eateries have forged ahead in bringing their menus to the masses. From fast-casual to neighborhood haunts and sit-down dining, there’s a little bit of everything for […]

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First Look: Greenhouse Canteen

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Greenhouse Canteen

Greenhouse Canteen makes its Columbus debut tonight, Tuesday October 13 at 1011 W. Fifth Ave. in Fifth by Northwest. It’s the first U.S. location for the Australia-based eatery which first opened its doors in 2013. Greenhouse Canteen’s menu is not only 100% plant-based, but also gluten-free. In the small plates department, diners will find dishes […]

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