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Best Cheap Eats of 2012: Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Cheap Eats of 2012: Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

Since opening in 2009, Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace has dominated in the category of “Cheap Eats” in our annual readers’ survey. With most of their hot dogs priced in the $3 to $3.50 range and sides around $2 to $4, it’s really easy to leave Dirty Frank’s with a full belly without breaking the […]

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The making of a tiki bar – behind the scenes at Grass Skirt Tiki Room

Anne Evans Anne Evans The making of a tiki bar – behind the scenes at Grass Skirt Tiki Room

Grass Skirt Tiki Room has likely been one of the most highly anticipated bars to open in Columbus since the Kahiki. What is it that people just love about the Tiki culture? The tropical fantasies? The colorful drinks? The crazy tiki mugs? The romantic music? “Opening a tiki bar has been a longtime dream of […]

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Best Cheap Eats of 2011: Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Cheap Eats of 2011: Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

For the second year in a row, our readers turn to Dirty Frank’s when they’re looking for an affordable bite to eat. And that fact is reflected when the waiting line at Dirty Frank’s stretches out the door and onto the sidewalk. These menu at Dirty Frank’s still contains some of the fan favorites from […]

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Best New Restaurant of 2009: Dirty Frank’s

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Last month we decided to do a “head count” of restaurants that have opened in 2009, and totaled up over 35 new additions to the Columbus dining landscape. Of those newcomers, Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace was overwhelmingly crowned as the best of the bunch in our reader’s poll. This fourth unique establishment in the […]

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Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace Opens This Week

Walker Evans Walker Evans

After over a year of delays and setbacks, Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace is scheduled to officially open on Wednesday, July 1st at 4pm. Hot dog fans will be treated to a variety of menu choices with toppings ranging from Sriracha Slaw to Beef Brisket to Kim Chee to Indian Mango Chutney. Drinks include Frostop […]

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Columbus Foodcast Episode 39 – Dirty Frank’s

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Columbus Foodcast: The Foodcast Crew sits down with Harold LaRue and Liz Lessner to talk Dirty Franks. Please note that all the music for this episode is home brewed Columbus  fare that can be found in the Dirty Franks jukebox. [Read More] You can use the player below to listen to the podcast, […]

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