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Willowbeez SoulVeg Joining North Market

Susan Post Susan Post Willowbeez SoulVeg Joining North Market

Vegan soul food eatery Willowbeez SoulVeg has found a permanent home at North Market Downtown, 59 Spruce St. Operating as a pop-up and catering company since 2012, Willowbeez will make minimal changes to the stall in the northwest corner of the building, formerly occupied by Pistacia Vera, before opening this spring. “I am steeped in gratitude […]

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Easter Gospel Soul Brunch – Old Landmarks: Traditional Gospel

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Easter Gospel Soul Brunch – Old Landmarks: Traditional Gospel

The Gospel Soul Brunch Series, hosted by Debra James Tucker, presents a special Easter Sunday program titled “Old Landmarks: Traditional Gospel with Tia Harris, Vicki Saunders, and Debra James Tucker”. Vocalist Debra James Tucker is a product of extensive training in jazz, classical and gospel music. Singing jazz standards, big band swing, or R & […]

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Easter Soul Sunday: Derek DiCenzo TRio

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Easter Soul Sunday: Derek DiCenzo TRio

Natalie’s presents a special Easter Soul Sunday Brunch with the Derek DiCenzo TRio, who will be performing from 11 am until 1 pm. DiCenzo has been a mainstay on the Columbus music scene for 25 years. A gifted jazz guitarist, DiCenzo can be heard playing piano, bass, steel drum, organ and the accordian as well. […]

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Catch Up With: Hungry Soul Café

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Catch Up With: Hungry Soul Café

When George and Anita Keller took over the space formerly occupied by The Inn Between at 30 South Young Street, they had a clear plan for what kind of cuisine they would offer at one of the city’s best kept secrets. See, George is of Hungarian descent, and Anita is Southern to her bones, and […]


Review: Calvin’s Corner

 Morgan Kelley Review: Calvin’s Corner

Good southern food is hard to come by in Columbus. We’ve got a handful of upscale restaurants that go all out on specific menu items (the Shrimp & Grits at G. Michael’s immediately comes to mind), but when it comes to the “down home” grandmas-secret-recipe type establishments, they rarely seem to hit the mark in […]


Restaurant Review: Gloria’s Soul Food

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The best part about exploring and throwing caution into the wind is the fact that you will find the best places merely by taking a chance or by what would be described as total accident. That was the result of the drive Christine & I took on Saturday and Gloria’s Soul Food, along East Main […]


Review: Smackies Barbeque


Well, more like a mini-review (since we have yet to actually go in to sit down and order off the menu, as you’ll see). I was introduced to Smackies by this awesome review on Rosie’s blog. After reading that, I had put Smackies on my short list of “got to try” places and went about […]


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