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Best New Restaurant of 2008: bonoPIZZA

Walker Evans Walker Evans

(Photo by swampkitty) While only open for roughly five months last year (July through November) bonoPIZZA made a good enough impression on the regulars of Columbus Underground to land it a number one spot in our poll for Best New Restaurant of 2008. What started off with a simple inquisitive post about the discovery of […]


bonoPIZZA is moving from Short North to Grandview


Dear ColumbusUnderground folks, Today Peggy and I made a decision to permanently close the bonoPIZZA operation on Russell Street. During our time there, we met many nice people and we loved our neighbors. So it took quite a bit of thought to arrive at this decision. Kent Rigsby owns the bakery where Bono was located, […]


Dewey’s Pizza: coming soon to West 5th

 Mister MooCow

Anybody know anything about the new Dewey’s Pizza going in on 5th near Northwest? The sign out front says they’re not going to open until early 2009. The website says that their menus vary by city (currently in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Northern Kentucky, and St. Louis), but I didn’t notice any differences in my quick […]


Z Pizza is now open in the Short North

 Andrew Hall

Zpizza opened today. Alec and I stopped in for an after school snack. Three slices – Pepperoni, Santa Fe, Greek. All enjoyable. Nice crust. Toppings good. Fresh tomato on the Santa Fe literally squirted juice. The only downside is the healthy approach (part of the original impetus to start zPizza) which gives ‘low fat pepperoni.’ […]


Zpizza is coming soon to The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote Zpizza is zthing  Tuesday, September 2, 2008 BY BILL CHRONISTER Steve Curtis is about a month from opening Ohio’s first zpizza, a gourmet pizza concept that began in Laguna Beach, Calif., in 1986. The restaurant will take the 2,286 square feet at 945 N. High St. once filled by the Emack […]


Benny’s Pizza : Food, Music and Memorabilia


The Dispatch wrote Food, music, memorabilia draw patrons to Marysville venue Friday, June 27, 2008 BY NICK CHORDAS Once upon a time, Benny’s Pizza in Marysville was a Frostop Root Beer stand — the kind of place where food and drink were delivered via roller skates to cars parked outside with the windows rolled down. […]


BonoTOGO: New pizza joint in the Short North


This Week News wrote Pie-maker gets his pizza hand ready again Wednesday, June 4, 2008 By Gary Seman Jr. Bill Yerkes is at it again. After a brief hiatus from making traditional Napoli-style pizzas, Yerkes is again ready to put a pie in your face. Yerkes is subletting Eleni-Christina Bakery in the evenings for his […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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