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Short Order: Tank’s Ironclad Meats

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Tank’s Ironclad Meats

There are days when you don’t want the sides. You don’t want the sandwich either; you just want to dive into a straight-shootin’ big ‘ol pile of meat. And for that, Tank’s Ironclad Meats has you covered. What you’re looking at right here is a half-pound of pure, tender, smoked (with just a hint of salt to […]

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Short Order: Ropa Vieja at Havana Mia

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Ropa Vieja at Havana Mia

Ropa Vieja can be translated as “old clothes” . . . which is not the most appetizing name for Havana Mia’s tasty masterpiece. The name is a traditional one, though, and the internet says Ropa Vieja is the National Dish of Cuba. Some things go better untranslated. For the purposes of this discussion, Ropa Vieja is slow-cooked, […]

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Short Order: Pita Hut Grille’s Late Night Eats

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Pita Hut Grille’s  Late Night Eats

Things move fast at Pita Hut Grille, so it’s best to be prepared to order when your time at the counter arrives. Open til midnight daily, it offers late-night fare that won’t foster intense regret the next morning. Its menu includes pita sandwiches in an array of flavors, none of which is better than the chicken version.  […]

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Short Order: AJ’s Quesabirria

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: AJ’s Quesabirria

AJ’s Birria Tacos is a food truck that could set up shop anywhere. That’s how food trucks work; they’re mobile. So, you might expect it to set up camp near some sort of local hotspot, a place with lots of people. Perhaps a busy metro office park, or an outdoor festival or market.  But instead, AJ’s […]

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Short Order: NAICCO Cuisine

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: NAICCO Cuisine

NAICCO stands for the Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio. NAICCO Cuisine is then the culinary ambassador of the center, in the form of a giant food truck, often bedecked in flags and distinguished by its graphic designs that pay tribute to Native American culture. The truck has a full summer schedule lined up […]

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Short Order: Pierogi Mountain

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Pierogi Mountain

Pierogi Mountain set up shop right next to The Hills Market Downtown at 105 N. Grant Ave. You might remember the address as the one-time home of Grass Skirt, the legendary local tiki bar. These days, gone are the Polynesian accents. What remains is a timeless, cozy spot, something akin to a friendly pub with a […]

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Short Order: Bottoms Up Coffee

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Bottoms Up Coffee

Bottoms Up Coffee could be famous for a lot of things. For example, its Rainy Day Coffee is ridiculously cool: The joint will serve you a cup of steaming hot joe (or hot cocoa), served with a cloud of cotton candy suspended over the top. The coffee’s steam makes the cloud rain sweet droplets directly into […]

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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