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Bono Pizza Closes and Relocates

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bono Pizza Closes and Relocates

Bono Pizza, located at 1717 Northwest Boulevard, has been serving the Grandview/5xNW community for the past four years, and in that time, has not only garnered a loyal following, but helped elevate a part of town that’s now a small business hot spot. On Monday, February 10th, Bono Pizza closed its original storefront for good. A […]

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Bodega to Close for a Month in February for a Facelift and Relaunch

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bodega to Close for a Month in February for a Facelift and Relaunch

In the nine years Bodega has been at its 1044 North High Street location, it’s become one of the most beloved spots in the Short North, consistently voted Best Happy Hour in the city by CU readers. Its impressive mix of craft beer and satisfying food makes it not only a favorite watering hole, but […]

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Betty’s Moving from Short North to Gay Street

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Betty’s Moving from Short North to Gay Street

Betty’s Fine Food and Spirits, located at 680 North High Street, has been a longtime favorite hangout for many across the city. One of Elizabeth Lessner’s better-known joints, and the one that launched the Columbus Food League in 2001, Betty’s mixes pin-up girl kitsch with scratch-made, comfort food in a combination that’s won over the hearts […]

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Sí Señor Re-Opens on Lynn Street

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Sí Señor Re-Opens on Lynn Street

After months of speculation and anticipation, the hood is installed, the inspections are all complete, and Sí Señor, the tiny, Latin-American based sandwich shop that could, opens its doors today at its new location: 72 East Lynn Street. This is the third storefront for owner Guillermo Perez, who sees the move as the chance to not […]

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The New Crest Gastropub of Clintonville

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The New Crest Gastropub of Clintonville

Gastro pubs are trending right now – and with good reason. They offer customers the opportunity to enjoy gourmet cuisine in a casual atmosphere, the merging of two worlds that were always destined to co-exist. The Crest has truly taken this notion to heart, creating a space that not only combines food and ambiance, but […]

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Da Levee Reopening with a Bar Addition

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Da Levee Reopening with a Bar Addition

After weeks of questions, speculations, and twenty-hour days, Da Levee is having a soft re-opening tomorrow, Friday, February 15th, for their new and improved restaurant, this time complete with a bar. The promise has been great — artisanal beer, Hurricanes, and any other libation you might desire to accompany the cajun/creole fare Da Levee is […]

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Phillip’s Coney Island to be Reborn in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Phillip’s Coney Island to be Reborn in The Short North

Phillip’s Coney Island has been a Short North staple for over sixty years, and a new chapter for the restaurant will begin later this summer when new owners Randy and Tina Corbin reopen the space with business partner Karmen Dann. “We started looking at the restaurant almost 10 months ago when we heard that it […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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

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