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Former Leone’s Pizza Owner Finds New Home at the Osteria at Camelot Cellars

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Former Leone’s Pizza Owner Finds New Home at the Osteria at Camelot Cellars

Leone’s Pizza fans can end their mourning. The Salem Village shop may have shuttered in October, but its owner and head chef have found new digs at the Osteria at Camelot, in Olde Towne East.  Since his first kitchen position, chef Ryan LaRose has cultivated a craft for pie-making, bouncing from Florida to New York […]

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Leone’s Pizza Closes Permanently

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Leone’s Pizza Closes Permanently

Following two years of business, Leone’s Pizza has closed its doors. Owner Ryan LaRose made the announcement last week on Facebook, and the pizzeria served their last meal on Sunday, Oct. 21. “As a first time business owner, there have been many lessons learned,” LaRose said in an email. “We are disappointed to be closing […]

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Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Part of what makes Columbus a fun place to go out for dinner and a drink is that there always seems to be a new spot to check out. Throughout the year, Columbus Underground keeps track of the gradual influx of businesses, whether they’re new ventures or replicas of established concepts. At the end of […]

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Restaurant Review: Leone’s Pizza

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Leone’s Pizza

Are you ready for more pizza? The first visit to Leone’s was hot on the heels of a stinging defeat at the first annual Best Bites: Pizza event. Guests at the event voted for Cincinnati-based chain Dewey’s as the best pie in town; better than any local mom n’ pop operation. Ouch. Dewey’s puts out […]


Leone’s Pizza Opens in Northland

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Leone’s Pizza Opens in Northland

After fifteen years in the business, Ryan LaRose has made his dream of owning a pizza place into reality. “This was my first job, and I stuck with it,” said LaRose, owner of new Northland joint Leone’s Pizza. Originally from Orlando, LaRose got his start in the pizza biz at age 15, doing prep work and […]

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Best Bites Preview: Leone’s Pizza

Leanne Moore Leanne Moore Best Bites Preview: Leone’s Pizza

UPDATE: As of Noon on 3/21, Best Bites: Pizza is officially sold out! On March 24th, Columbus Underground will be hosting Best Bites: Pizza — a celebration of the city’s best pizza shops, pizza food trucks, restaurants and more. A limited number of tickets are still available, so be sure to purchase yours online before they’re sold […]

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