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Elizabeth Lessner Takes Over The Jury Room

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The Jury Room, located at 22 E. Mound Street, holds the distinction of being the oldest continually operating bar in Columbus. That tradition will continue as the bar transitions hands from Georgia Byrd to Elizabeth Lessner and Harold Larue today and joins the Betty’s Family of Restaurants. Lessner says that changes to the venue will […]


Graffiti Burger Coming Soon in Old North Columbus

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According to a new blog post made on their website (thanks to Tolemac5050 for spotting it), growing local hamburger chain Graffiti Burger will soon be opening at 2700 N. High Street, the site of the former KFC located just north of Hudson. No opening date has been announced as of yet. This will be their […]


New Restaurant Coming Soon to Wexner Center

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The cafe space located inside the Wexner Center has been operated by the Cameron Mitchell Catering Company as “Cam’s on Campus” for the past three and a half years, although the concept came to a recent close in August. The Wexner Center is currently in the final stages of selecting a new local operator for […]


Yankee Cajun Food Truck Setting up Downtown

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Yankee Cajun is the latest destination food cart to make their Downtown debut, which will take place on September 7th. According to their twitter profile, they are all about “bringing the flavors of the French Quarter and Cajun country to foodies in Columbus”. They will be setting up near the corner of Gay Street and […]


Whit’s Frozen Custard Now Serving Upper Arlington

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Whit’s Frozen Custard has quickly grown from their original Granville location to include nearly a dozen stores throughout Central and Southeastern Ohio. Their newest store opened three months ago in Upper Arlington next door to Park Creek Kitchen. We recently caught up with Chad Wells at the Upper Arlington location for a quick Q&A about […]


Foodie Cart Brings Japanese Crepes to Columbus

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The Summer of 2010 may officially be known as the Summer of the Food Carts thanks to a wide variety of sidewalk dining options that have exploded over the past few months. One unique offering that has quickly gained a loyal following is “Foodie Cart”, which owners Kenny Kim & Misako Ohba created to serve […]


Jeni’s Expanding to Beechwold, Powell and Beyond

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The news broke about two months ago that Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams would be heading next to Beechwold. That news was later updated to include an expansion in Powell as well, marking the openings of their sixth and seventh stores in Central Ohio. We recently sat down with founder Jeni Britton Bauer to find out […]


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