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Dine Originals Restaurant Week Returns for Its Ninth Year

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Dine Originals Restaurant Week Returns for Its Ninth Year

Dine Originals Restaurant Week, the seven-day event meant to highlight the local restaurant scene, is back this month. Each of the 36 Dine Originals member restaurants will serve prix-fixe menus only available for the event, running from March 20 through March 26. Most of these menus will offer three courses, complete with appetizer, entree and […]

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Eat Right: 10 Great Places for Breakfast in Columbus

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Great Places for Breakfast in Columbus

When it comes to going out for breakfast and brunch, it’s easy to get stuck ordering your go-to favorites, like scrambled eggs and bacon, a stack of pancakes, or a ham-and-cheese omelet. Next time around, push yourself by ordering some of the more adventurous dishes our city’s chefs are cooking up. Here are 10 ideas […]

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Eat Right: 10 Chocolate Dessert Ideas for Valentine’s Day

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Chocolate Dessert Ideas for Valentine’s Day

This year, forget the box of chocolates. Take your Valentine out for a decadent chocolate dessert at one of our city’s independent restaurants. Here are 10 great ideas. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 To cap off your meal at this Spanish restaurant, go with the Pastel de Chocolate. This warm chocolate pudding […]

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Eat Right: 10 Great Cheese Plates

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Great Cheese Plates

A restaurant’s cheese plate can convey a lot about the personality of the restaurant. Maybe it shows off imported cheeses vs. Ohio-sourced selections, or perhaps the chef takes great pleasure in selecting just the right accompaniments and presentation. Here are 10 cheese plates worth seeking out around Columbus. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH […]

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Eat Right: 10 Great Cocktails for the Holidays

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Great Cocktails for the Holidays

’Tis the season for warm drinks, spiked ciders and spiced cocktails. Toast to holiday cheer at these ten Columbus restaurants and bars mixing up drinks for the holidays. Black Creek Bistro 51 Parsons Avenue — Olde Towne East The Olde Towne East restaurant serves up a richly spiced Cinnamisu Martini that goes down great on […]

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Eat Right: 10 Great Meatball Dishes in Columbus

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Great Meatball Dishes in Columbus

Balls, the meatball-themed restaurant that took over the old Jury Room space, may have been a bust but that doesn’t mean our city’s affection for meatballs has waned. Quite the opposite. Just look at the new meatball-centric Palle by Moretti, which has been drawing crowds on Fifth Avenue. Here’s a look at some meatball dishes […]

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Eat Right: 10 Great Burgers from Columbus Restaurants

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Great Burgers from Columbus Restaurants

When you’re craving something a little more substantial than the standard cheeseburger, head to one of our city’s independent restaurants for signature offerings you can only find here in Columbus. Here are 10 great examples: Elevator Brewery and Draught Haus 161 N. High Street — Downtown Elevator pays homage to its historic space’s history with […]

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