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The Unique Dish: Fried Shrimp Roll at Belle’s Bread

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott The Unique Dish: Fried Shrimp Roll at Belle’s Bread

Belle’s Bread is a great place for treasure hunting in the culinary department. First, because you can walk around and look at all the goodies before buying: second, because it’s dirt-cheap. Most of the thrilling stuff is priced under $5. So consider the Fried Shrimp Roll found in the refrigerator section, tightly bound in saran […]

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Brunch Review: Zen Cha Tea Salon

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Brunch Review: Zen Cha Tea Salon

IHOP and Waffle house are decent go-tos for aficionados of syrup sodden breakfasts, but for those who want to take the pancakes to the next level, there is only one destination: Zen Cha Tea Salon. Actually, there is more than one destination, as Zen Cha has three locations; one in the Short North, one in […]

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School Issues: By the Numbers

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott School Issues: By the Numbers

In order to address the well-publicized woes of Columbus City Schools, the mayor has assembled a commission to fix the problems. One of the commission’s early ideas has been to improve access to preschool education. The proposal is a little puzzling. Consider South-Western City Schools. The superintendent of the system, Bill Wise, was asked to […]

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Clintonville Chili Bowl Takes Place on Saturday

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Photo by Kipp Abbott The 2010-edition of Clintonville Chili Bowl cookoff takes place on Saturday, January 30th at MapleGrove UMC. Competitors still have time to register for the event, and participants can show up the day of to taste and judge the winners. Proceeds from the $3 admission fee will go toward UMCOR Haiti Relief […]

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