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The List: 16 Restaurant & Bar Closures from Recent Months

Susan Post Susan Post The List: 16 Restaurant & Bar Closures from Recent Months

An already notoriously difficult industry, bars and restaurants have been especially hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic. While some restaurants share insight into their reasons for closing, others choose to quietly exit the scene. We are catching up on a number of bars and restaurants that have closed their doors over the last several months, from […]

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Dish Deathmatch: Jack’s Diner Versus Jack & Benny’s

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Dish Deathmatch: Jack’s Diner Versus Jack & Benny’s

What’s a Benny get ya? That is the question*. One short year ago, Downtown Columbus was Jack-less. Jack’s Diner, an institution in Lynn alley, was on a long-term hiatus. Jack & Benny’s, now on Broad, was still exclusively a north-side thing. But now, both joints are fully operational within a 90 second walk of each […]

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Jack & Benny’s Opening 24/7 Diner in Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Jack & Benny’s Opening 24/7 Diner in Downtown Columbus

Popular north campus diner Jack & Benny’s is expanding once again. After opening the Barnstormer Diner at the OSU Airport in 2013, owners Geno and Hilda Garcia have announced plans to open a new location at 12 East Broad Street in the heart of Downtown Columbus. The restaurant will be a bit of a return […]

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Restaurant Review: Jack and Benny’s Barnstormer Diner

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Jack and Benny’s Barnstormer Diner

Jack and Benny’s always seems to have a line outside on lazy weekend mornings. People love it: giant portions, great diner food . . . but for people who don’t love other people quite so much, there is a new option that has been mysteriously un-crowded so far; Jack and Benny’s Barnstormer Diner. OSU Airport […]

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Jack & Benny’s Dispatch Breakfast Review

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: The bold can order belly-whopping breakfasts By Nick Chordas To anyone who has never eaten breakfast at Jack & Benny’s, south of the Clintonville neighborhood, I can ask only this: You think you know better than Captain Lou Albano? I sat beneath a signed photo of the former professional wrestler — who […]

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