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History Lesson: 614Tiki Week and a Newly Discovered Kahiki Story

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: 614Tiki Week and a Newly Discovered Kahiki Story

There’s a rhyme that I’ve heard from lots of my Tiki pals this week when discussing all of the happenings in our local Tiki-verse and it goes like this: One of sour, two of sweet, three of strong, four of weak Using this ditty about making one of the oldest rum punches as a jumping […]

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Ohio’s Own: Kahiki Foods

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Kahiki Foods

For those of us who missed the golden age of Kahiki, there is some consolation to be found in the freezer aisle of local grocers. Sadly, it’s not a volcano eruption or a waterfall, or any of the other special effects from the long-defunct local restaurant that people still rave about. Instead, consolation comes in […]

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Kahiki History Told Anew in Kahiki Supper Club: A Polynesian Paradise

Anne Evans Anne Evans Kahiki History Told Anew in Kahiki Supper Club: A Polynesian Paradise

What else is left to be said of the Kahiki? When Doug Motz gave us a history lesson a couple of years ago, he covered quite a bit. Little did he know that that column would lead to an opportunity to delve deeper into the topic and discover even more memories, more history, and new […]

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Historical Dinner Club to celebrate famed Columbus restaurants

Anne Evans Anne Evans Historical Dinner Club to celebrate famed Columbus restaurants

The Columbus Historical Society is launching a new event series, the Historical Dinner Club. Happening quarterly, the Historical Dinner Club will showcase the restaurants of Columbus’ past that continue to be remembered today. Each restaurant will be remembered for one night only with a night of amazing food and memories. Alana Shock, of Alana’s Food […]

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History Lesson: The history of Columbus’ most famed ‘lost’ restaurant – The Kahiki

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: The history of Columbus’ most famed ‘lost’ restaurant – The Kahiki

Many restaurants that have their roots in Columbus have made significant contributions to American culture. Marzetti’s salad dressing is the offshoot of a popular downtown eatery that was known for – you guessed it – salad dressing. Bob Evans began right here in town and is still operating from South High Street. Cries of “Where’s […]

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