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Village Taco Brings Vegan Eatery Back to Former Home of Hal & Al’s

Susan Post Susan Post Village Taco Brings Vegan Eatery Back to Former Home of Hal & Al’s

Hal & Al’s was slinging vegan bar food before the plant-based diet was eliciting entire menus and restaurants in Columbus. And now, thanks to some serendipitous connections, the space at 1297 Parsons Ave. is a vegan restaurant once again. After a run as Tatohead’s Public House ended, Village Taco moved in at the end of […]

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Restaurant Roundup: What’s New, What’s Up & July Summary

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: What’s New, What’s Up & July Summary

What’s New Honeykiss Bakery For the pie lovers out there, Honeykiss Bakery has introduced Pie of the Month Club, a special way to treat yourself, or to send a gift to the one you love. Membership in Pie of the Month Club comes in 4 levels: 3, 6, 9, or 12-month, and it includes 1 […]

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Tatoheads Public House Now Open on Parsons Avenue

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Tatoheads Public House Now Open on Parsons Avenue

It came as a bit of a shock when Jay Cheplowitz, owner of south side vegan hot spot Hal & Al’s, announced in early July that he had sold the popular watering hole. The venue had been open for five years and had long hosted the Food Truck & Cart Hop on the last Sunday […]

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Restaurant Roundup: All About Fall Tastes

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: All About Fall Tastes

New Fall Menus Rigsby’s Kitchen Rigsby’s Kitchen, the Short North landmark located at 698 North High Street, rolled out their Fall menu on October 3rd, and it features comfort food designed to hit the metaphorical spot each and every time. The Grilled Colorado Lamb Chops offer a double dose of the rich, gamy goodness as […]

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Restaurant Roundup: Food Trucks, Drink Up, Burgers and More

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: Food Trucks, Drink Up, Burgers and More

Hal & Al’s The second Food Truck & Cart Hop of the year takes place on Sunday, May 26th, at Hal & Al’s located at 1289 Parsons Avenue. For this month’s hoopla, organizers are encouraging patrons to bike to the event where they will be able to park securely and for free thanks to the […]

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2013 Food Truck and Cart Hop Begins

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson 2013 Food Truck and Cart Hop Begins

Now that food trucks are a crucial part of Columbus social dining, opportunities to showcase them are being created every day. Last year featured the inaugural Food Truck and Cart Hop, and this year, it’s back. On Sunday, April 28th, the 2013 installation of the Hop begins at Hal & Al’s, located at the Southwest […]

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Hal & Al’s Opens for Weekend Lunch

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hal & Al’s Opens for Weekend Lunch

Hal & Al’s, the favorite child of the South Side bar scene, announced today that they are now open for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Their menu includes everything from brats to burritos, and also features a lot of vegan and vegetarian options including Luna Burgers, vegan pizza and fried avocados. They’re also offering carryout […]

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