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Sweet Carrot Closes Remaining Restaurant

Susan Post Susan Post Sweet Carrot Closes Remaining Restaurant

Sweet Carrot has closed its flagship brick-and-mortar restaurant to dine-in patrons, effective immediately. The comfort food eatery made the jump from food truck to brick-and-mortar, opening in the former home of Rife’s Market at 1417 W. Fifth Ave. in November 2015. While dine-in may disappear, it’s not the end for Sweet Carrot and its barbecue […]

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G. Michael’s Announces Immediate Closure

Susan Post Susan Post G. Michael’s Announces Immediate Closure

After 23 years, German Village fine dining staple G. Michael’s Bistro & Bar has closed its doors, effective immediately. The closure is financially-motivated. “Unfortunately, we have come to the decision we are going to close the restaurant,” a social media post announcing the closure read. “We were unable to come to terms with the building […]

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The List: 16 Restaurant & Bar Closures from Recent Months

Susan Post Susan Post The List: 16 Restaurant & Bar Closures from Recent Months

An already notoriously difficult industry, bars and restaurants have been especially hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic. While some restaurants share insight into their reasons for closing, others choose to quietly exit the scene. We are catching up on a number of bars and restaurants that have closed their doors over the last several months, from […]

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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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Old North’s Baba’s Closes its Doors

Susan Post Susan Post Old North’s Baba’s Closes its Doors

Baba’s has made the decision to close its doors at 2515 Summit St. in Old North Columbus. Owners Dan and Caroline Kraus kept things mobile with various food trucks before settling into Baba’s permanent brick-and-mortar in November 2016. The restaurant was known for its hefty breakfast sandwiches built on house griddle muffins. On the restaurant’s […]

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3 Restaurant Closures for Short North & Downtown

Susan Post Susan Post 3 Restaurant Closures for Short North & Downtown

A new year, a new round of closures for the Columbus dining scene. Two Short North spots and one Downtown eatery have recently closed their doors. Laughlin’s Bakery After just over five years, Laughlin’s Bakery at 15 E. Second Ave. in the Short North has ended its run. Posts on social media and the company’s […]

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36 Restaurants & Bars that Closed in 2019

Susan Post Susan Post 36 Restaurants & Bars that Closed in 2019

It’s safe to say there was a net gain in Central Ohio restaurants and bars in 2019, however the scene had its casualties. This year’s closings spanned well-known Columbus brands, to fast-casual eats, pizza and drinking establishments. Grab the tissues as we run down the 36 bars and restaurants that are no more. Which will […]

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