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Why These Central Ohio Restaurants Won’t Re-Open for Dine-In Yet

Susan Post Susan Post Why These Central Ohio Restaurants Won’t Re-Open for Dine-In Yet

Two months to the day after Ohio’s bars and restaurants were ordered to close to dine-in customers, they were allowed to welcome back patrons for outdoor dining as of May 15. Indoor dining is set to follow on May 21. Operating on notoriously tight margins, eight weeks can feel like an eternity for small, locally-owned […]

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The List: Restaurants & Bars Opening Later, Continuing Carryout or Not Yet Ready to Open

Susan Post Susan Post The List: Restaurants & Bars Opening Later, Continuing Carryout or Not Yet Ready to Open

While Central Ohio restaurants and bars are eager to re-open their doors, many are choosing to delay welcoming back dine-in guests. After being ordered to close to dine-in patrons since March 15, Ohio restaurants are allowed to bring back guests for patio dining on May 15 and indoor dining on May 21. Some spots are […]

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Coronavirus Update: How Ohio Will Reopen

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: How Ohio Will Reopen

On Monday, April 27, Governor Mike DeWine unveiled protocols for businesses statewide to begin reopening on Friday, May 1. He laid out changes for the healthcare industry, and mandatory and best practices for manufacturing and construction, offices and consumer, retail and services. The governor laid out safe business practices mandatory for businesses to remain open, […]

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First Look: Flower Child’s New Spot on East Fifth Avenue

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega First Look: Flower Child’s New Spot on East Fifth Avenue

It’s been about a year-long wait, but the new Flower Child Vintage store will finally open its doors on Saturday, September 15. Located at 233 E. Fifth Ave., in an old warehouse, it has about three times the space of the Short North location they held for 12 years. To fill the space they’ve added […]

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Biscuit & Branch Rebrands as “Branch,” Adds Raw Bar

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Biscuit & Branch Rebrands as “Branch,” Adds Raw Bar

The Short North’s southern comfort food and brunch spot has rebranded, transforming from Biscuit & Branch to simply Branch. The updated concept brings a coastal element to the restaurant and includes an updated dinner menu and raw bar. Branch first opened in January with offerings focused on biscuits, fried chicken, and carb-loaded breakfast foods. Culinary […]

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Creole Kitchen’s Dining Room Reopened This Month

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Creole Kitchen’s Dining Room Reopened This Month

The dining room at Creole Kitchen, 1052 Mt. Vernon Ave., is finally open for use after two years of construction, but that’s not all that has changed. The old dining area, limited to three or four tables, has been expanded to a space allowing for dozens more people and opening up more opportunities for the […]

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First Look: Bodega Columbus Relaunch

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Bodega Columbus Relaunch

It has seemed an interminable wait, but finally, the doors to Bodega Columbus, located at 1044 North High Street, are once again open. It’s got a new look, new menu, but same great attitude and people. The new layout at Bodega allows customers to order their food at a window before sitting, thereby expediting the […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION