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Hot Chicken Takeover Launches Food Truck

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hot Chicken Takeover Launches Food Truck

Hot Chicken Takeover officially celebrated its one-year anniversary on March 9th, and this weekend the business will launch its third inception in the form of a mobile food truck. Owner (and head fryer) Joe DeLoss dropped the news back in September that a food truck was in the works, and after a winter of working […]

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Restaurant Review: Hot Chicken Takeover

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Hot Chicken Takeover

A formal Columbus Underground Hot Chicken Takeover Review: it’s about cluckin’ time. Sure, HCT has been around for a while, but in a most disconcerting, unstable way. When it made its debut in 2014, prospective guests had to follow news briefs that detailed the weekend location and time of the chicken joint’s operation. Then, there was […]

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Hot Chicken Takeover to Pop-Up Inside North Market for The Winter

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hot Chicken Takeover to Pop-Up Inside North Market for The Winter

In the short amount of time since their launch earlier this year, Hot Chicken Takeover has quickly become a local favorite. The restaurant’s outdoor summertime setup lends itself well to community-centric picnic luncheons, but does not work quite as well during the colder months. That problem gets solved today, as HCT owner Joe DeLoss has […]

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Hot Chicken Takeover Going Mobile

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hot Chicken Takeover Going Mobile

Hot Chicken Takeover has been very successful in 2014. Since launching earlier this year, the pop-up fried chicken restaurant in Olde Towne East has served thousands of customers every weekend from the walk-up window at the Near East Co-Op at 1117 Oak Street. “It really has grown faster than we had ever anticipated,” said co-owner […]

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Hot Chicken Comes to Columbus

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Hot Chicken Comes to Columbus

If you’ve ever traveled to one of the southern states, and you like spicy food, then chances are you’ve had hot chicken before. And, even greater odds, you loved it. Hot Chicken is a simple, yet delicious, take on classic fried chicken, originated in Nashville, and now coming to Columbus. Joe DeLoss and his wife, […]

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At Home: Living in an Icon

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Living in an Icon

Joe DeLoss wanted a change. He was living in a cape cod home in Bexley and had a decent amount of stuff. Not anywhere near the level of a hoarder, but it was starting to feel overwhelming. So he was looking to pare down. Change his lifestyle. Become less tied down to a mortgage with […]

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