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Cosecha Cocina Opens in Italian Village Next Week

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Cosecha Cocina Opens in Italian Village Next Week

The anticipated Cosecha Cocina, Grow Restaurants’ leap into Mexican cuisine, will celebrate its grand opening next Friday. Following their other ventures, Harvest, The Sycamore, and the recently closed Salt & Pine, Cosecha aims for upscale, yet authentic south-of-the-border. During a quiet preview on Thursday night, some got a privileged peek at the place, a former […]

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Mexican Restaurant “Cosecha” Opening in Italian Village

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Mexican Restaurant “Cosecha” Opening in Italian Village

Grow Restaurants’ Chris Crader revealed the name for the Mexican restaurant set for Italian Village this year. Cosecha, Spanish for “Harvest,” will open at 987 N. Fourth St. in December. “Not necessarily one specific region of Mexico — our chef Silas is inspired by some of the highlights of their cuisine from all over,” Crader […]

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Best Bites: Columbus Taco Fest Returns for Second Annual Celebration!

Leanne Moore Leanne Moore Best Bites: Columbus Taco Fest Returns for Second Annual Celebration!

Finding your go-to taco spot can be an enlightening experience, but can also be a lofty goal in this city. In Columbus, tacos come in all shapes and sizes, from traditional to build-your-own; authentic to americanized; you can find them in hip sit down establishments and traveling across the city in food trucks. Needless to say, the […]

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Restaurant Review: Big Mamma’s Burritos

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Big Mamma’s Burritos

Big Mamma’s Burritos hit Columbus this year, at first with a cooperative project at Park Street Patio & Saloon, and now with another location on Grandview Avenue (a third spot is coming later this year to South High Street). For recent Ohio University grads, it’s a hallowed institution, an Athens-based operation that dishes out big […]

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Restaurant Review: Tacos Fogoncito

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Tacos Fogoncito

If there’s a famous taco joint in town, it’s probably Los Guachos. The Food Network put it on the map when it celebrated the top five tacos in the nation, and Los Guachos made that list, earning kudos for its al pastor version of the classic. Unsurprisingly, the place is popular with local eaters too. […]

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Restaurant Review: Dos Hermanos at The North Market

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Dos Hermanos at The North Market

Fifteen years ago, the North Market was The Small Business Incubator for local projects. It provided a home for eateries (and shops) to serve customers, without the high start-up costs associated with a stand-alone, brick-and-mortar operation. Times have changed. Food trucks and pop-up events are typically the first things that come to mind, when the […]

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Restaurant Review: Alegria’s Seafood

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Alegria’s Seafood

The restaurant that bumps up against the dollar theater on Bethel Road has a rotating history that rivals Handke’s former digs in the Brewery District. In the past five years, the location has been a revolving door for restaurant projects with an endless parade of one short-timer after another — the most notable of which […]

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