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Restaurant Review: Rippers Roadstand

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Rippers Roadstand

There are lots of ways to cook a hot dog. You could grill it like they do at Daredevil Dogs. Other joints plump them with water. For desperation dining, hot dog cooking is often a microwave event. At Rippers Roadstand, a new joint near OSU, the kitchen deep fat fries the hot dogs. Of all […]

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Restaurant Review: DareDevil Dogs

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: DareDevil Dogs

DareDevil Dogs opened its doors in a South Campus crevice that’s about perfect for a hot dog joint. The former home of Commonwealth Sandwich Bar boasts a no-frills, edgy décor featuring just a few window seats for dining in. You’d want to schedule your visit at off-hours to score a spot in on of those […]

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Best Cheap Eats of 2014: Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Cheap Eats of 2014: Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

Ever since we introduced the “Best Cheap Eats” category to our annual reader survey, Dirty Frank’s has continued to take home the crown. 2014 marks five years running that our readers have overwhelmingly picked the hot dog joint as their favorite spot for dining on a low budget. The biggest problem with Dirty Frank’s in […]

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DareDevil Dogs Opening Near OSU South Campus

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner DareDevil Dogs Opening Near OSU South Campus

Gourmet hot dog joint DareDevil Dogs is opening this Friday at 1437 North High Street, the former location of Commonwealth Sandwich Bar. After concept-developing for a year, co-owners Mike Gadd, Bill Garland, and Tomos Mughan decided on a hot dog restaurant that’s a meeting of fast casual and fine dining. They applied for the space in […]

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DareDevil Dogs Restaurant Launching in November Near OSU

Walker Evans Walker Evans DareDevil Dogs Restaurant Launching in November Near OSU

The tiny restaurant space located at 1437 North High Street has sat empty for nearly a year following the closing of the Commonwealth Sandwich Bar last November. But this November, the spot will see new life as DareDevil Dogs opens their doors to the public. DareDevil is a new hot dog shop with a chef-created […]

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The Angry Wiener Hits the Streets of Columbus

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Angry Wiener Hits the Streets of Columbus

The hot dog has always been one of our favorite foods. Easy to eat, and easily manipulated, the lowly hot dog has come into its own in the most delicious ways over the past couple years, and we’re still not sick of the excessive and delectable ways one can adorn a hot dog. Indeed, it’s […]

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First Look: Dirty Frank’s Westgate

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Dirty Frank’s Westgate

The Westgate community welcomed its newest neighbors to town last night with a packed house. Dirty Frank’s Westgate, located at 2836 West Broad Street, officially opened for business yesterday evening, and the event brought most residents and supporters out in droves. The new store is 2,500 square feet, and can easily seat more than twice […]

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