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Jobu Ramen Has Closed, Mashita Noodles Will Re-Open

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Jobu Ramen Has Closed, Mashita Noodles Will Re-Open

Another round of sad restaurant news reached the CU offices today: Jobu Ramen at 1439 Grandview Avenue has closed permanently due to financial troubles, co-owner John Franke confirmed this afternoon. The restaurant, which opened in late May 2014, served customizable ramen bowls, Korean barbecue kimchi burritos, and other Asian street foods. Though Jobu Ramen has […]

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Dish Deathmatch: Burrito Brawl, Korean Style

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Dish Deathmatch: Burrito Brawl, Korean Style

You say Korrito, I say Korean Burrito. Or vice versa. You can’t really call the dish a fusion craze. Merging Mexican and Korean dishes together in a global burrito is certainly not as ubiquitous on Columbus menus as, say, chicken wings or sliders. But the merger is delicious, and you can find this tortilla-wrapped deliciousness […]

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Restaurant Review: Jobu Ramen

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Jobu Ramen

Jobu Ramen set up shop in a Grandview spot that was once home to Mazah Mediterranean Eatery. At first, that news was disturbing. Mazah Mediterranean was too good to end so abruptly. As it turns out, Mazah just moved a couple of doors down the street, it still exists. Jobu Raman has moved into the […]

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Jobu Ramen Opens on Grandview Avenue

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Jobu Ramen Opens on Grandview Avenue

Do you slurp? That’s the question Mike Kopfman and John Franke hope to have the city answer when they open Jobu Ramen, Columbus’ newest spot for steaming bowls of flavorful goodness, at 1439 Grandview Avenue, formerly home to Mazah Mediterranean Eatery. When Kopfman, who’s from Ohio but has lived in nearly every other state in […]

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Restaurant Roundup: What’s New, Happening & May Summary

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: What’s New, Happening & May Summary

Montgomery Inn For the first time in 63 years, Montgomery Inn, Cincinnati’s pride and joy, has introduced a new sauce to their lineup: Chipotle Barbecue. This sauce is a spicier version of the popular Montgomery Inn Barbecue Sauce, which was invented by the originators’ son, Tom, way back when. The new sauce is a well-balanced […]

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Jobu Ramen Coming to Grandview Avenue

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Jobu Ramen Coming to Grandview Avenue

Good bowls of ramen can be hard to find in this city. So when Michael Kopfman, who works for the Cameron Mitchell family of restaurants, came back from a trip to the Bay Area, he decided to bring his new-found passion for the Asian street food to Columbus. Kopfman teamed up with John Franke of […]

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