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Gay Street Area Hit Hard by Four Restaurant Closures

Susan Post Susan Post Gay Street Area Hit Hard by Four Restaurant Closures

The picture of just how much the coronavirus pandemic could impact the restaurant industry is becoming clearer as a number of Downtown restaurants have called it quits. Four spots on and around Gay Street have officially closed or seem to have uncertain futures. Plantain Cafe, 77 E. Gay St., ended their 10-year run in early […]

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Restaurant Roundup: Pop-Up Taqueria, Haiku-versary, Downtown Luau & More

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: Pop-Up Taqueria, Haiku-versary, Downtown Luau & More

Haiku Poetic Food & Art Turns 15 Opened at their 800 North High Street location for 15 years, Haiku is celebrating this milestone with the community on Tuesday, June 4th with a grand gala. From 5pm-7pm, long-time and new patrons are encouraged to join Paul and Justin Liu and their extended Haiku family for live […]

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The List: 11 Great Places to Dine at the Moonlight Market on Gay Street

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The List: 11 Great Places to Dine at the Moonlight Market on Gay Street

Last month, the Moonlight Market premiered in the Gay Street District. This new event offered an evening of shopping, socializing and a chance for the community to come and check out the latest that this Downtown district has to offer. This month, the Moonlight Market will be held tonight from 6pm-11pm, and it’s a great […]

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Show Your Love for Downtown Restaurants 2010

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Around this same time last year, the Downtown Columbus Blog posted up a bunch of video clips featuring Downtown restaurants. Well, they’re back with a bunch of new videos that feature Anna from The Plantain Cafe, Chad from J. Gumbo’s, Jeni at Dirty Frank’s, Joe at Caffe Daniela, Julie at Burgers Dogs & Fries and […]

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Plantain Cafe Opens Today on Gay Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Plantain Cafe is the latest business to set up shop along the blossoming stretch of Gay Street Downtown as they open their doors for lunch service today. The new restaurant is located at 77 East Gay Street, and will offer traditional Cuban fare in the form of sandwiches, entrees, and sides.

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Several New Businesses Coming Soon to Gay Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans

After the recent two-way streetscaping conversion, Gay Street quickly has become the gem of Downtown with new restaurants, businesses, and residences flocking to the area. And a quick stroll down the sidewalk this morning reveals that even more is on the way. We previously mentioned that J. Gumbo’s would be taking over the old Skambo […]

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