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First Look: Chocolate Café Express

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Chocolate Café Express

Chocolate Café Express is sweetening up South High Street in the Brewery District. But there’s plenty more than the name might imply, with a menu that also includes light, fast lunch options for the neighborhood and (near) Downtown crowd. An expansion of Fifth by Northwest’s Chocolate Café, the express setup takes over the former home […]

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Top 10 Best Lunches in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Best Lunches in Columbus

Sometimes you need a mid-day break… and that can of soup or microwavable burrito doesn’t always seem too appealing. And on those days, you venture out to find something good for lunch. Columbus is filled with great noon-time options, and our readers and editors picked the classic Northstar Cafe as the number one spot for […]

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Tasty Dawg Opens in The Arena District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tasty Dawg Opens in The Arena District

Starting this week, you’ve got a new option for hot dogs in the Downtown area. Tasty Dawg is a new concept from Tom Dailey and Sung Jin Pak, the spouses and restaurateurs that operate multiple Zoup franchises in Central Ohio in addition to their Tasty Main Catering business. Having launched on Thursday this week, Tasty […]

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Restaurant Review: What the Waffle

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: What the Waffle

What the Waffle made its splashy, mid-summer King-Lincoln debut in the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, when your business is waffles, it’s hard to do anything quietly. People get excited about starch and sugar.  As it turns out, the excitement almost did the waffler in. Lines of customers queued up all the way down the […]

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Long-Awaited What the Waffle Opens in KLD

Susan Post Susan Post Long-Awaited What the Waffle Opens in KLD

What the Waffle will make its official debut as a stand-alone restaurant this Saturday, August 1 at 695 E. Long St. in the King-Lincoln District. What the Waffle first introduced its waffles to the masses in 2016 as a part of the Food Hub at 1117 Oak St. in Olde Towne East. From the beginning, […]

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New Cafe Concept Planned for the Brewery District

Susan Post Susan Post New Cafe Concept Planned for the Brewery District

A new cafe will join the lineup of business populating South High Street in the Brewery District. Emmett’s Neighborhood Cafe will open its doors at 744 S. High St. this fall. The casual cafe will serve up breakfast and lunch daily from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. “We believe Columbus is looking for a concept […]

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Just Love Coffee Cafe Opens First Ohio Location Downtown

Susan Post Susan Post Just Love Coffee Cafe Opens First Ohio Location Downtown

Just Love Coffee Cafe has opened its first Ohio location at 330 S. High St. Downtown. Keith Atieh brought the Murfreesboro, TN based franchise to Columbus, inspired by the company’s do-good mission which aims to give back to communities. The cafe offers a lineup of coffee and espresso drinks and an available-all-day menu of breakfast […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION