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12 Columbus Meals for $12 in The Alive

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This week in The Alive, G.A. Benton highlights 12 great meals in Columbus that cost 12 dollars or less. Many of the featured items come from Columbus Underground favorites such as El Arepazo, BonoToGo, Betty’s Food and Spirits, Pita Hut, Danny’s Deli, Starliner Diner, and The Northstar Cafe. A few of the others are a […]


Northstar hours to change – for the worse

 Andrew Hall

This morning I was told that NS is not going to be open until 9am starting next month. “Quality of life” for the staff was a phrase I heard. That really sucks hard. Northstar is our go-to breakfast place for business meetings and, given who I see there like a local elected official this morning, […]


Northstar Cafe: Best Vegetarian of 2008

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The Alive wrote Best of Columbus 2008: Dining Best Vegetarian: Northstar Cafe Runners-up: Dragonfly Neo-V, Benevolence Cafe March 27, 2008 Having expanded from its original location in the Short North to a second spot in Clintonville, there are no words to describe the restaurants’ awesome, organic yummy-ness. READ MORE Related Stories: – Dining suggestions for […]

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Northstar Cafe Veggie Burger


I am so not a veggie burger person. I’m a meat eater through and through, and have never met faux meat anything that I’ve liked. I’ve taken bites of hubby’s BK Veggie Burgers in a pinch, but it’s just not the same, cap’n! Ditto pretty much anything based in soy, seitan, or any other protein […]


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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!