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Horn OK Please Brings Indian Flavor to Food Truck Scene

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Horn OK Please Brings Indian Flavor to Food Truck Scene

Indian food trucks are few and far between in the Arch City. Frankly, their presence is pretty much nonexistent — but a vivid new truck is here to fill the void. Horn OK Please has joined the ranks of the burgeoning Columbus food truck domain, serving up flavorful Indian fare. Bo Pang and Manan Rathi, […]

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Restaurant Review: ShuGar Daisy’s

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: ShuGar Daisy’s

There’s nothing wrong with mega-chains per se. Hating big restaurant projects with big money backers is like hating anything hugely successful: it’s entertaining as a recreational activity for contrarians. For the same sort of irrational reasons, there’s a soft spot in my heart for mom n’pop operations. ShuGar Daisy’s fits that niche. It’s a small […]

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First Look: Old North Arcade

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Old North Arcade

This Friday, the Old North Arcade will officially open its doors to retro video game enthusiasts looking for a new entertainment option in the neighborhood. Owner Ben Morgan described the venue as being a bar first and foremost, with the video arcade cabinets functioning as a fun and casual entertainment piece. The shotgun-style building that […]

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Restaurant Review: Acre Farm-to-Table To-Go

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Acre Farm-to-Table To-Go

Acre feels something like a start-up cousin to the Northstar Café. Both have counter service, both promote locally-grown sensibilities. Both have rice bowls on the menu. But at Acre, the counter team wears plaid shirts, while the back of the house wears serious white chef gear (minus poofy hat). And Acre doesn’t have a double-digit […]

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Acre: Farm-to-Table To-Go Opening in Old North Columbus

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Acre: Farm-to-Table To-Go Opening in Old North Columbus

Fresh, tasty locally-sourced food you can have the conveniency of taking home without breaking the bank is an ideal that Todd Mills, owner of Acre: Farm-to-Table To-Go, aims to make a reality. Mills made the move from California to Columbus a few years ago, working for food-based non-profit Local Matters. After earning his MBA from […]

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Speciality Grocery/Bakery/Restaurant Coming Soon to Old North Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Speciality Grocery/Bakery/Restaurant Coming Soon to Old North Columbus

When we last checked in with Dan Kraus of That Food Truck, he had his sights set on opening something new called “The Butcher’s Baker” in Italian Village. The bad news, is that it’s no longer happening. “That was kind of me swinging for the fences,” he admits. “The plan was to own the building […]

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Old North Arcade Planned in Old North Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Old North Arcade Planned in Old North Columbus

Nothing goes together like beer and video games. That’s what the team behind Old North Arcade is banking on, as they have formally applied last month for zoning and parking variance changes to open their new bar and arcade business at 2591 North High Street, in the former Sunflower Natural Foods space. The 2,400 square […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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

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