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New Irish Pub is Coming Soon to Gay Street

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Irish Pub is Coming Soon to Gay Street

Long after the rest of Downtown’s kitchens turn out their lights, Chad Barnhart’s Irish Pub will nourish the liquor-laden bellies of his patrons. “It’s like everything shuts down between midnight and one,” he said. “By one o’clock I’m ready for a good sandwich and another drink.” Barnhart, a self-described country boy with a love for […]

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J. Gumbo’s Closes Downtown Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans J. Gumbo’s Closes Downtown Location

After seven years in business, J. Gumbo’s has closed its doors at 31 East Gay Street as of last week. The Louisville Kentucky-based franchise location was first opened by Chad McCoury in 2009, and was sold to Fred Baughman last year. Baughman told Columbus Underground several months ago that he was interested in relocating the business […]

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Restaurant Roundup: New Menus, New Hours and Beer News

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: New Menus, New Hours and Beer News

New Menus & Hours Katalina’s Café Corner On Monday, July 21st, popular breakfast spot, Katalina’s Café Corner, located at 1105 Pennsylvania Avenue, will unveil a new menu that will reflect, and remind folks, what Katalina’s is all about – traditional fare with a twist and a little Latin touch. A Maque Choux Salata, finished with spiced […]

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J. Gumbo’s Celebrates Five Years on Gay Street

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson J. Gumbo’s Celebrates Five Years on Gay Street

There are many reasons to go into business for yourself: the freedom to make your own hours, financial flexibility, the autonomy that comes with self-ownership and accountability. For Chad McCoury, opening his own business was a chance to give something back, an opportunity to help build a community. He wanted to pay forward the support […]

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Restaurant Roundup: Here’s What’s New

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: Here’s What’s New

New Menu Items Katalina’s Katalina’s, the breakfast, brunch and dinner hotspot located at 1105 Pennsylvania Avenue in the Short North, is now offering an exclusive 2 oz, labelled bag of Shagbark Seed & Mill Tortilla Chips with every sandwich purchase. Shagbark is known for making delicious, organic products, and their chips feature Ohio corn. Katalina’s […]

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The List: 11 Great Places to Dine at the Moonlight Market on Gay Street

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The List: 11 Great Places to Dine at the Moonlight Market on Gay Street

Last month, the Moonlight Market premiered in the Gay Street District. This new event offered an evening of shopping, socializing and a chance for the community to come and check out the latest that this Downtown district has to offer. This month, the Moonlight Market will be held tonight from 6pm-11pm, and it’s a great […]

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J. Gumbo’s Adding Two More Columbus Locations

Walker Evans Walker Evans J. Gumbo’s Adding Two More Columbus Locations

J. Gumbo’s first made their Columbus debut on Gay Street in 2009 and should have four locations open by the end of the year with new restaurants coming soon to the University District and Polaris area. We recently spoke with Brandon Salamone, the local franchise owner of this Kentucky-based chain who opened the Gahanna location […]

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