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Fukuryu Ramen Opens Bridge Park Location in Dublin

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fukuryu Ramen Opens Bridge Park Location in Dublin

Fans of Upper Arlington’s Fukuryu Ramen now have another outlet available to satisfy their noodle cravings. The local company hosted a preview event yesterday evening and is continuing to host a soft launch today and tomorrow. For those who are unfamiliar, Fukuryu was launched in 2014 by Jeff Tsao, son of Kahiki owners Michael and […]

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Restaurant Review: Tensuke Express

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Tensuke Express

The road to Tensuke Express is a well-traveled one for food fans. Tensuke Market has long been a popular destination for an expansive selection of Japanese groceries and ready-to-eat options. It’s nested near other heavy-hitters such as Akai Hana and Belle’s Bread. That is to say, the zone is perpetually bustling with activity. Tensuke Express […]

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Haiku Closing After 18 Years in The Short North

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Haiku Closing After 18 Years in The Short North

Farewell to Haiku. Eighteen years you helped Short North. More than earned a break.

Haiku, a near-20 year establishment of the Short North, is closing indefinitely on December 10. Owner Paul Liu and his daughter Josephine, who also works there, said the timing is just right. After abandoning plans to redevelop the site’s parking lot, Liu accepted a proposal to transform the entire space into a 10-story hotel and […]

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Restaurant Review: Bento Go

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Bento Go

Bento Go opened up this summer inside of the shell of a Wendy’s on Henderson Road. To that end, it’s equipped with a super-cute drive-thru window. The window is a work-in-progress; the caveat of the addition, as explained by an indoor staffer, is that everything at Bento Go is made to order. Drive-thrus are not […]

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Japanese Steak House Closing Downtown Location in June

Walker Evans Walker Evans Japanese Steak House Closing Downtown Location in June

After 45 years in business, the Downtown Japanese Steak House is planning to close next month. We originally reported that the business was listed for sale in April, which does not necessarily mean a closure is coming, and can sometimes lead to a relocation instead. The owners of Japanese Steak House said that they are […]

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Unusual Eats: The Hot Dog Bun at Ichiban Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Eats: The Hot Dog Bun at Ichiban Bakery

This isn’t just any Hot Dog Bun. In honor of Memorial Day Weekend — the official kick-off of hot dog season — we have a very special Asian bakery Hot Dog Bun with the hot dog already baked inside. It’s from Ichiban in Kenny Centre. When it comes to Asian bakeries, most people mention Ichiban’s […]

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Catching Up With Kenny Kim: fRESHsTREET Returns for the Weekend

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Catching Up With Kenny Kim: fRESHsTREET Returns for the Weekend

fRESHsTREET, the husband-wife duo famous for one of the first noteworthy food truck/pop-up ventures in Columbus, will be back in town this weekend following a three year absence from the city. Sadly, they’re not here to stay, but the masterminds behind Foodie Cart and Section 8 Yakitorium will be setting up shop at The Commissary […]

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