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Restaurant Review: J Hot Fish

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: J Hot Fish

It’s taken too long to get to J Hot Fish. Some people might know the Olde Towne East location as the former home of the very popular Hot Chicken Takeover (now holed up in the North Market). Others might know it as a longstanding fresh fish market, United Provision. On Thursdays through Sundays, the address […]

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Restaurant Review: Alegria’s Seafood

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Alegria’s Seafood

The restaurant that bumps up against the dollar theater on Bethel Road has a rotating history that rivals Handke’s former digs in the Brewery District. In the past five years, the location has been a revolving door for restaurant projects with an endless parade of one short-timer after another — the most notable of which […]

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J Hot Fish Taking Over Olde Towne East Pop-Up Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans J Hot Fish Taking Over Olde Towne East Pop-Up Space

This summer, if you’re in the mood for getting something hot and something fried in Olde Towne East, then you might be in for a surprise. You won’t find chicken this year at 1117 Oak Street, but you will find fish. J Hot Fish is the name of the new pop-up restaurant tenant confirmed to […]

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A Kitchen Inspired by Paiche

Sean Reifenberg Sean Reifenberg A Kitchen Inspired by Paiche

It’s hot and humid and the sweat drips from my face. As the sun beats down on me, I float along the depths in the dark, murky waters of the Amazon River. The rainforest trees surround me; it’s quiet and serene. I am dreaming of the elusive river monster the locals speak of. Suddenly, I […]

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Unique Dish: Pulled Tuna Sandwich

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unique Dish: Pulled Tuna Sandwich

It looks like a pulled pork sandwich, doesn’t it? That’s not pork. It’s not chicken, either. Or beef. That stuff between the bread is tuna, shredded in barbecue sauce… but you’d never know it. Thanks to a healthy dose of sweet and tangy southern sauce, this mountainous creation tastes just like any summer barbecue sandwich. […]

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A Kitchen Inspired by Saving Seven Fishes

Kathleen Tozzi Kathleen Tozzi A Kitchen Inspired by Saving Seven Fishes

On a recent trip to South Carolina, I found myself staring out into the ocean thinking -contemplating all the fish in the sea, concerned that maybe there were not, in fact, plenty of them. With the rapidly approaching holidays on my mind, my thoughts eventually turned to food. I began to have images of an […]

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The Unique Dish: Pacu Fish Ribs stand out on the menu at Sage

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Unique Dish: Pacu Fish Ribs stand out on the menu at Sage

We recently began a quest to find some of the more unique menu items throughout the Columbus restaurant scene and started off strong with sausage-gravy pizza, pu pu platters and panini sliders. But our latest installment is likely to top them all. Sage American Bistro introduced a fish rib dish to their appetizer menu several […]

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