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Hot Chicken Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hot Chicken Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

Once again, Hot Chicken Takeover is headed out into the world with their Neighborhood Tour series, bringing fried chicken to eight different stops throughout September and October. The restaurant located inside the North Market will remain open while the company’s food truck — recently voted the best food truck in Columbus — hits the streets […]

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The Confluence Cast: Restaurateurs

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Restaurateurs

What’s it like to own a restaurant and what drives people to do it? This week, we sat down with two restaurateurs with very different perspectives. First up, Sangeeta Lakhani, co-owner of The Table who speaks from her perspective on dealing with customers, employees, and the city. Then, an interview with Joe Deloss, founder and head fryer of Hot Chicken […]

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Hot Chicken Takeover Named Best Food Truck of 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hot Chicken Takeover Named Best Food Truck of 2016

For the second year in a row, Hot Chicken Takeover has won the hearts of local eaters and has been crowned as the best local food truck in Columbus. Over 3,400 votes were cast in our annual Food Truck Poll that coincides with this past weekend’s Columbus Food Truck Festival. Over 60 trucks and carts […]

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Hot Chicken Takeover Named Best Food Truck of 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hot Chicken Takeover Named Best Food Truck of 2015

After five rounds of online voting, the results are in! 64 of the top local food trucks were narrowed down to one winner, which was announced live on stage at the Columbus Food Truck Festival yesterday afternoon: Hot Chicken Takeover. Founder Joe DeLoss took to the stage to receive the trophy on behalf of the […]

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Hot Chicken Takeover to Become Permanent at North Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hot Chicken Takeover to Become Permanent at North Market

The North Market announced this morning that popular pop-up Hot Chicken Takeover will officially be calling that location home for the next three years with an extended restaurant lease. “We are excited and will be doing some improvements to our space at North Market to better service our guests,” said HCT owner Joe DeLoss. Those improvements […]

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Restaurant Roundup: Spring Mania Part 1

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Restaurant Roundup: Spring Mania Part 1

Spring is in full swing, and restaurants around Columbus have spent May in a flurry of activity, opening porches, formulating new menus, and expanding hours. Here’s what’s been cooking in Columbus the past few weeks: Bavarian pretzel shop Brezel will be expanding once again; this time to The Downtown Market in Grand Rapids, MI. Brezel […]

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Hot Chicken Takeover Launching Summer Neighborhood Tour

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Hot Chicken Takeover Launching Summer Neighborhood Tour

If you’ve ever wished Hot Chicken Takeover’s cayenne-infused fried chicken was closer to you, wish no longer; they’re currently planning a neighborhood pop-up tour throughout Columbus this summer. HCT will pop-up its mobile restaurant on Tuesday and Wednesday nights across Central Ohio, starting in June. The tour is set to begin in Olde Towne East, […]

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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!

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