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Restaurant Widow is Calling it Quits

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After six years of blogging, Lisa the Waitress is retiring her popular food blog RestaurantWidow.com in favor of new opportunities in 2011. Lisa explains in a blog entry posted up today: “In 2011, I will be focusing on recovering from the recession and will be returning to school for a degree in digital illustration. I […]


This Week In Local Food Blogging (1/24/10)

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(Photo from the Columbus Foodcast) This week, Restaurant Widow is featuring a review of Smackies BBQ, CMH Gourmand is featuring reviews of DK Diner’s Donuts and Anna’s Greek Cuisine Brunch Buffet, Breakfast with Nick has a review of Gena’s Restaurant in Westerville, and the Columbus Foodcast is focusing on Ingredient Driven Menus with great interviews […]


Red Mango Frozen Yogurt Review

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Recently, Columbus saw the addition of a Red Mango frozen yogurt shop at 1866 North High Street, near the corner of 16th and High. This new store is the first one in Ohio for the South Korea-based chain. Lisa the Waitress stopped by recently and wrote a review for her blog. “The girl working the […]


Restaurant Widow’s Top Five Columbus Restaurants

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On Friday, Lisa the Waitress decided to post up a few quick “best of” lists to highlight some of her favorite places to eat and shop in Columbus. Her lists include “Best Restaurants”, “Best Casual Restaurants”, “Best Bars”, “Best Ethnic Restaurants”, “Best Places to Shop for Food” and “Other Favorite Places to Shop”. All of […]


The Hunt for the Best Brunch in Columbus

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From Restaurant Widow: The Big Brunch Hunt – Banana Bean In our quest to find the best brunch in the city of Columbus, the Brave Brunching Big Ladies met up at Banana Bean last week.  Banana Bean began life as a tiny little spot on Whittier Street in German Village where you didn’t have a […]


Cafe Corner review on RestaurantWidow.com

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From RestaurantWidow.com: If there is one restaurant I’ve received the most suggestions and recommendations on, it’s probably Cafe Corner.  Cafe Corner is located on 3rd Ave at Pennsylvania.  I think I might have been a little bitter because I used to live on Pennsylvania at 2nd and there was nothing in the neighborhood at the […]


The Brown Bag in German Village


People have been telling me to go to the Brown Bag Deli ever since it changed ownership a few years ago, and I finally made it. I really have been missing out. I selected the Brown Bag Sub for Husband, and because he usually eats for the day in one sitting, selected the whole size. […]


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