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Dos Hermanos Opening inside North Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dos Hermanos Opening inside North Market

Local food truck Dos Hermanos is making the jump into a full time brick-and-mortar space, landing inside The North Market this fall. The addition will see the return of Mexican cuisine to the Market, which has been missing since El Paraiso closed in 2009. “This has been an area the market has been lacking,” said […]

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Unusual Eats: Mexican Corn (and Paletas and Tuna Ice Cream)

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Eats: Mexican Corn (and Paletas and Tuna Ice Cream)

The trip to Diamond’s Ice Cream started out as a mission for a Treat to Try article. A reader nominated its Paletas (Latin American popsicles) as a binge-worthy option well worth investigation. And the paletas are indeed worthy of investigation: extensive, obsessive, loving investigation. We’ll get to that. But off to the side of the […]

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Mojo TaGo Food Truck Expands, Opens Powell Restaurant

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Mojo TaGo Food Truck Expands, Opens Powell Restaurant

Popular Tex-Mex food truck Mojo TaGo has expanded, opening a brick and mortar location in Powell. The restaurant is located at 24 Grace Drive, adjacent to Mojo TaGo’s nearby carryout operation. An expanded taco truck menu is served alongside handcrafted tequila cocktails, wine, and local beers. Founder Brian Reed started Mojo TaGo back in 2010. […]

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Tortilla Replacing Late Night Slice at Columbus Commons

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tortilla Replacing Late Night Slice at Columbus Commons

There’s some changes afoot at Columbus Commons this year. Jeni’s will be making its return, but newcomer Tortilla has been announced as a replacement for Mikey’s Late Night Slice, which is expanding into a full service restaurant nearby. “As Late Night Slice moves down the street to their new location, Columbus Commons patrons will still […]

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Restaurant Review: Mezcal Cantina & Grill

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Mezcal Cantina & Grill

When it comes to judging Mexican restaurants, there are all sorts of measuring sticks… 1) Is it authentic? How similar is it to the cantina you visited in Cancun during spring break? Are intestines on the menu? 2) The quality of the chile releno. 3) How much free chips and salsa do you get? In […]

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Cleveland Restaurateur Opening Condado Tacos in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Cleveland Restaurateur Opening Condado Tacos in The Short North

When Joe Kahn launched his build-your-own-tacos restaurant in the Tremont neighborhood in Cleveland in 2012, he had no idea it would prove to be so popular. The restaurant, known as Barrio Tacos (not to be confused with the short-lived Barrio Tapas here in Columbus), opened a second location in Lakewood in 2013, but then Kahn […]

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Dish Deathmatch: Battle of Burrito — Los Guachos Versus Cuco’s

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Dish Deathmatch: Battle of Burrito — Los Guachos Versus Cuco’s

As luck would have it, two of the city’s best Mexican eateries are within spitting distance of each other. Not that anyone would want to be spitting things — but Los Guachos can be found just off of Bethel Road, while Cuco’s Taqueria is just one exit south, on Henderson Road. It makes the perfect […]

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