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Koko Tea Salon & Bakery Opens Downtown Location

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Koko Tea Salon & Bakery Opens Downtown Location

Koko Tea Salon & Bakery recently opened a second shop, located within the residential Seneca building in Downtown Columbus. The 361 East Broad Street soft opening took place on May 17th with additional pastries and menu items being added over the past several weeks. Koko’s first location, at 116 Mill Street in Gahanna, opened in 2011. The […]

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The Butcher & Grocer Partner with Hungarian Butcher for Grandview Store

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner The Butcher & Grocer Partner with Hungarian Butcher for Grandview Store

The Butcher & Grocer — a new locally-sourced butcher shop set to open this summer in Grandview Heights — has partnered with specialty charcuterie venture Hungarian Butcher. Hungarian Butcher is spearheaded by partners Dan Varga and James Anderson. Anderson owns popular barbecue food truck Ray Ray’s Hog Pit, along with Anderson Farms in Granville. Varga has 20 […]

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Smoked on High Barbecue to Open in Brewery District

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Smoked on High Barbecue to Open in Brewery District

Smoked On High, a new Southern-style barbecue restaurant, is making its way to the heart of the Brewery District this summer. Owner Max McGarity is a restaurant veteran who grew up on the Northwest side of Columbus. He got his restaurant industry start in high school working at a small barbecue joint, making his way […]

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The Angry Baker to Open Second Location on King Avenue

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner The Angry Baker to Open Second Location on King Avenue

The Angry Baker has announced the opening of a second brick and mortar location in the recently-vacated Till Dynamic Fare space, as posted on Facebook earlier today: “Excited to finally announce Angry Baker #2 is on its way! No other details other than that, and this cool video. Sad to see one of my favorite […]

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New Zaftig Taproom and Brewery Opening at End of May

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner New Zaftig Taproom and Brewery Opening at End of May

Local beer lovers, rejoice. Zaftig Brewing is moving out of their small garage taproom into a bigger and better space. On Saturday May 21, the microbrewery will be hosting a grand opening of their new brewery and taproom. Zaftig will be moving from its former home at 545 Schrock Road to just down the street […]

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Red Velvet Cafe Owners Opening New Filipino Restaurant

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Red Velvet Cafe Owners Opening New Filipino Restaurant

The team behind Pickerington-based Red Velvet Cafe will soon be opening a new concept in the Fifth by Northwest area. Bonifacio, a full-service Filipino restaurant, will open on the corner of King and North Star Avenues. The restaurant was announced in the wake of the Fourth Street Red Velvet’s popular Silog Filipino brunch series, which […]

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Combustion Brewery & Taproom Opening in Pickerington this Fall

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Combustion Brewery & Taproom Opening in Pickerington this Fall

Pickerington will soon be welcoming a new brewery, spearheaded by a soon-to-be veteran of Gordon Biersch. Combustion Brewery and Taproom is slated for a mid-fall opening in the heart of Olde Pickerington Village. Combustion Owner Keith Jackson got his start in the beer biz early on. The Ohio University grad began homebrewing in Athens while studying […]

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