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Betty’s Moving from Short North to Gay Street

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Betty’s Moving from Short North to Gay Street

Betty’s Fine Food and Spirits, located at 680 North High Street, has been a longtime favorite hangout for many across the city. One of Elizabeth Lessner’s better-known joints, and the one that launched the Columbus Food League in 2001, Betty’s mixes pin-up girl kitsch with scratch-made, comfort food in a combination that’s won over the hearts […]

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Melt Bar & Grilled Opens Friday in the Short North

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Melt Bar & Grilled Opens Friday in the Short North

Who doesn’t love cheese? Affection for this treat runs deep, especially in Central Ohio, where our love for the dairy staple has caused us to integrate it into just about anything we can. It’s the hidden treat in the middle of a burger, the secret ingredient for awesome cookies, and it even makes ice-cream better. […]

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Phatt Taco Opening Downtown This November

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Phatt Taco Opening Downtown This November

It’s no secret, Columbus loves tacos. And burritos and taquitos too. Mexican-inspired fare is one of the most popular in the city for several reasons, the least of which is the quickness with which it can be prepared. Speed should never trump taste, and it’s this belief that’s fueling the opening of Phatt Tacos. The […]

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The Little Donut Shop Now Open

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Little Donut Shop Now Open

Gourmet doughnuts are not a new concept in Columbus. Indeed, making the classic doughnut feel new again can be a challenge, but it’s one that the owners at The Big Bar & Grill feel can be done. They’ve opened up The Little Donut Shop on the first floor at 1716 North High Street, directly beneath […]

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Restaurant Roundup: Dinners, Contests, and Independents’ Day

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: Dinners, Contests, and Independents’ Day

Dinners The Columbus Food & Wine Affair The Columbus Food & Wine Affair is an annual charitable event for amateur and experienced oenophiles. This year marks the 11th in the tradition, and its Grand Tasting is to be held this Friday, September 20th at the Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 East Broad Street. Tickets cost $130, […]

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Restaurant Roundup: Specials, Celebrations, and New Food

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: Specials, Celebrations, and New Food

Specials Arch City Tavern During Buckeye games this year, Arch City Tavern will be offering their pizzas at only $7. Usually running at $10-$12, it’s one of the best deals in the Short North this football season. Choose from their Margherita with roasted garlic oil and fresh mozzarella, Mediterranean topped with kalamata olives and sun-dried […]

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The New Mozart’s Bakery & Piano Café Set to Open

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The New Mozart’s Bakery & Piano Café Set to Open

Entering Mozart’s Bakery & Piano Café is akin to stepping into another world, one filled with European charm, old world luxury, and nostalgic backdrop. Located at 2885 North High Street, Anand and Doris Saha have been serving the Clintonville community and beyond since 1995, in that time building a cult-like following of loyal patrons who not […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION