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Biscuit and Branch Brings the South to the Short North

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Biscuit and Branch Brings the South to the Short North

Come Christmas, southern-inspired Biscuit and Branch will make hot chicken, sausage gravy and biscuits an all-day fare. The restaurant, still in the early stages of construction, will make its debut at 685 North High Street in the Short North in late December. Biscuit and Branch Culinary Director Paul Yow said it’s hip, fresh, and scratch. A […]

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First Look: Double Comfort Restaurant

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Double Comfort Restaurant

Double Comfort Restaurant, the social enterprise which donates a meal to a food pantry for every meal sold, opened quietly this past Saturday, July 19th,  at 505 North High Street. The restaurant is the first for Mary Lyski and her husband, who took a fried chicken recipe supposedly handed down from an old riverboat captain, and […]

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Double Comfort Replaces Knead Urban Diner

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Double Comfort Replaces Knead Urban Diner

There’s a fried chicken revival happening in Columbus. With the recent opening of Hot Chicken Takeover, and the newly-revamped, chicken-heavy menu at Bodega, it seems fried chicken is the new menu item du jour. So, it’s only fitting that Double Comfort opened this summer. The 90-seat restaurant (70 seats inside, 20 on the patio) launched […]

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Hinkley’s Restaurant Opens in Marysville

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Hinkley’s Restaurant Opens in Marysville

Union County is one with several beautiful, historically-ripe buildings. In Marysville alone, one can find any number whose architecture still remains captivating today. Of those, the one at 318 East Fifth Street stands as an ideal spot to eat, drink, and be mesmerized. It’s known as the Henderson House, and it’s the newest site of […]

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Hot Chicken Comes to Columbus

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Hot Chicken Comes to Columbus

If you’ve ever traveled to one of the southern states, and you like spicy food, then chances are you’ve had hot chicken before. And, even greater odds, you loved it. Hot Chicken is a simple, yet delicious, take on classic fried chicken, originated in Nashville, and now coming to Columbus. Joe DeLoss and his wife, […]

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First Look: Ethyl & Tank

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Ethyl & Tank

This past weekend, Ethyl & Tank, campus’ latest multi-spot venue, opened with little advertisement and lots of hype. Curious customers came out in droves to check out the coffeehouse/bar/restaurant/arcade, located at 19 East 13th Avenue, which is still under slight construction. The space can seat about 95 guests, including six seats at Ethyl, the coffee […]

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Ethyl & Tank Coming to Campus

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Ethyl & Tank Coming to Campus

The name may seem strange, but the concept is quite familiar. Ethyl & Tank, located at 19 East 13th Avenue on the campus of The Ohio State University, is poised to fully open this February. It’s a combination bar/restaurant/café/arcade, a formula that should sound familiar to fans of recently-opened 16-bit Bar+ Arcade. What will set […]

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