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First Look: Double Comfort Restaurant

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Double Comfort Restaurant

Double Comfort Restaurant, the social enterprise which donates a meal to a food pantry for every meal sold, opened quietly this past Saturday, July 19th,  at 505 North High Street. The restaurant is the first for Mary Lyski and her husband, who took a fried chicken recipe supposedly handed down from an old riverboat captain, and […]

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First Look: Oxley’s Tavern & Grillery

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Oxley’s Tavern & Grillery

When Kildare’s Pub, located at 1576 North High Street, closed last year, it seemed to signal a trend for the apparently-flailing Gateway Center, which also saw Finish Line, Charlie Bear: Land of Dance, and grilled cheese emporium, Gooeyz, leave their spots in the south campus landmark. This past January, the Lamps, owners of Bernard’s Tavern […]

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Mazah Mediterranean Returns With New Menu & New Look

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Mazah Mediterranean Returns With New Menu & New Look

When Mazah Mediterranean Eatery, the family owned and operated Mediterranean-themed restaurant located at 1439 Grandview Avenue, closed on April 24th, fans mourned what they thought would be the loss of their favorite kabobs, falafel, and stuffed grape leaves in the city. But all is not lost. Mazah Mediterranean has reopened just a few doors down […]

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Private Golf Course Now Has Public Restaurant

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Private Golf Course Now Has Public Restaurant

Golf season is officially upon us. The Memorial Tournament begins at Muirfield Village Golf Club today, inspiring several across Central Ohio to pick up their clubs and swing for the sky. And what goes better with a round of golf than a few cold drinks and a tasty bite? Owing to the fact that most […]

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Kraft House No. 5 Opening in Powell

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Kraft House No. 5 Opening in Powell

The Pappas family has been well known throughout Central Ohio for decades. They are the originators of Tommy’s Diner and Milo’s Cafe & Catering, two of the city’s best-loved eateries for their authenticity, both in food preparation and people. Next weekend, the Pappas family will open yet another restaurant concept, Kraft House No. 5, which […]

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AJ’s Café Spicing Up the Downtown Lunch Scene

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson AJ’s Café Spicing Up the Downtown Lunch Scene

Options for Downtown dining are certainly heating up. Or rather, spicing up with the opening of AJ’s Café at 152 East State Street, the former site of C-Town Market & Deli. With a familiar offering of sandwiches, wraps, and salads, AJ’s brings uniqueness in how they’re presented. Ajay Kumar, former proprietor of Taj Mahal Restaurant, […]

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Rishi Sushi Ready to Open Downtown

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Rishi Sushi Ready to Open Downtown

Downtown commuters recognize North Third Street primarily as a connector, the road that links I-670, I-70, and I-71 to the greater Downtown area. Few hospitality-based businesses have really thrived with a North Third address, one of the more recent failures being Fleur, a champagne-dessert bar that never quite caught on with its key demographic. Fleur […]

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