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Hai Poké Sets Sights on Food Truck, Brick and Mortar Space

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Hai Poké Sets Sights on Food Truck, Brick and Mortar Space

Hawaiian street food pop-up Hai Poké has plans to beef up their business into a venue-spanning triple threat. In the wake of a successful crowdfunding campaign (they hit their $10,000 Indiegogo goal back in October), duo Mico Cordero and Nile Woodson have expanded their rice poké bowl kitchen takeovers to all weekdays, acquired a food […]

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Cravings Carryout Cafe Hosts Pop-Ups While Searching for New Location

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Cravings Carryout Cafe Hosts Pop-Ups While Searching for New Location

Cravings Carryout Cafe is continuing their search for a new place to call home. The restaurant operated at 277 E. Third Avenue for almost four years. According to Cravings Carryout owner Matt Tewanger, the property manager dropped off a letter stating that their lease would not be renewed past September. “A month ago, I was […]

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Hai Poké Pops Up at Oddfellows

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Hai Poké Pops Up at Oddfellows

A Hawaiian street food staple has crossed over 4,500-some miles to the Short North. Mico Cordero and Nile Woodson, founders of pop-up Hai Poké, are slinging poke, a raw tuna dish, from the kitchen of Oddfellows Liquor Bar. The operation will be up and running from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday nights […]

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Bao Bros Pops Up at Red Velvet Cafe

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Bao Bros Pops Up at Red Velvet Cafe

Raymond Kim and Krizzia Yanga, partners of pop-up Bao Bros, are bringing traditional Taiwanese steam buns to Downtown Columbus. The weekend pop-up operates out of Red Velvet Cafe, the small 246 S. 4th Street restaurant owned by Yanga. Gua bao, generally shortened to “bao,” is a taco-like street snack, usually consisting of steamed bread stuffed with […]

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Pop-Up Shipping Container Park Coming to Franklinton This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pop-Up Shipping Container Park Coming to Franklinton This Summer

While the long-term plans for the land located just south of 400 West Rich Street call for several new mixed-use apartment buildings, the land won’t be sitting empty in the short term. During yesterday’s East Franklinton Review Board meeting, representatives from CASTO proposed a pop-up shipping container part that was met with unanimous approval by […]

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Hot Chicken Takeover Launching Summer Neighborhood Tour

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Hot Chicken Takeover Launching Summer Neighborhood Tour

If you’ve ever wished Hot Chicken Takeover’s cayenne-infused fried chicken was closer to you, wish no longer; they’re currently planning a neighborhood pop-up tour throughout Columbus this summer. HCT will pop-up its mobile restaurant on Tuesday and Wednesday nights across Central Ohio, starting in June. The tour is set to begin in Olde Towne East, […]

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J Hot Fish Taking Over Olde Towne East Pop-Up Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans J Hot Fish Taking Over Olde Towne East Pop-Up Space

This summer, if you’re in the mood for getting something hot and something fried in Olde Towne East, then you might be in for a surprise. You won’t find chicken this year at 1117 Oak Street, but you will find fish. J Hot Fish is the name of the new pop-up restaurant tenant confirmed to […]

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