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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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Restaurant Review: Blue Top New Chinese Cuisine

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Blue Top New Chinese Cuisine

Blue Top New Chinese Cuisine is the joint that set up shop inside the address long held by Thai Taste. It sits in a strip mall on Kenny Road that has always held a jackpot of authentic international cuisines: the buildings have been home to a collection of offerings that has included an Indian restaurant […]

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Blue Top New Chinese Cuisine Opens in Kenny Center Mall

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Blue Top New Chinese Cuisine Opens in Kenny Center Mall

Blue Top, a new Chinese restaurant, has opened at 1178 Kenny Centre Mall in the former Thai Taste location. The restaurant, owned by Lei Liu and son James Wang, serves a blend between new and traditional Chinese food, available for sit-down, takeout, and catering. Liu and Wang first started looking for a space in July […]

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Unusual Eats: Donut Bacon Cheeseburger

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Eats: Donut Bacon Cheeseburger

People have been talking about donut burgers for almost ten years. In spite of the talking, the delicacy is seldom seen on local menus. Perhaps because it sounds… disgusting? It’s not disgusting. Or at least, it’s not disgusting in the fashion that it’s presented at Honey Dip Donuts. In fact, the Donut Bacon Cheeseburger is […]

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Olentangy West Area Gets First Neighborhood Plan

Brent Warren Brent Warren Olentangy West Area Gets First Neighborhood Plan

City planners and neighborhood leaders hope that a new plan brings some attention to a part of the city that has sometimes been overlooked. Despite being home to over 11,000 people, the collection of Columbus neighborhoods known as Olentangy West maintains a relatively low profile. That may be because the area, which is defined roughly […]

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Greek Express Now Open on Fifth Avenue

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Greek Express Now Open on Fifth Avenue

If you are a fan of Greek food in Columbus, then chances are you know the Cela family. After all, they own Acropolis Gyro Palace in Clintonville, #1 Gyro Shoppe on the West side, and two Greek Express restaurants, one in Powell, the other near Polaris. Now, they’re bringing their distinct flair to Fifth by […]

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Benchmark Apartments Planned for Kenny Road Corridor

Walker Evans Walker Evans Benchmark Apartments Planned for Kenny Road Corridor

The iconic building that was once home to an open multi-level market bazaar and one of the most well known Max & Erma’s locations will be razed this month to make way for a new apartment development next year. “The building is interesting in its design and the story it has to tell,” said Elizabeth […]

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