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Parlor Room Opening in Former Surly Girl Space

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Parlor Room Opening in Former Surly Girl Space

From the owners of Downtown’s Novak’s Tavern, The Filling Station in Powell and Yogi’s Bar & Grill in Dublin comes a new restaurant venture — the Parlor Room, which now occupies the space left behind by the Short North’s Surly Girl Saloon. The bar will be the fifth venue to open from the Columbus Tavern Group. […]


Surly Girl Saloon to Close Doors After 10 Years in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Surly Girl Saloon to Close Doors After 10 Years in The Short North

When the Surly Girl Saloon opened in the north end of the Short North in late 2005, the neighborhood was a much different place. “There was no Jackson Building when we opened, and the old Goody Boy was a magnet for crime,” explains Surly co-owner Elizabeth Lessner. “We used to regularly chase prostitutes out of […]


Restaurant Roundup: Specials, Celebrations, and New Food

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: Specials, Celebrations, and New Food

Specials Arch City Tavern During Buckeye games this year, Arch City Tavern will be offering their pizzas at only $7. Usually running at $10-$12, it’s one of the best deals in the Short North this football season. Choose from their Margherita with roasted garlic oil and fresh mozzarella, Mediterranean topped with kalamata olives and sun-dried […]

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Review: Surly Girl Saloon

 Morgan Kelley Review: Surly Girl Saloon

As you’re probably well aware, Central Ohio was hit pretty hard by a series of wind storms over the past two weeks, which left hundreds of thousands of people powerless for multiple days. I heard stories of many restaurants and other businesses that were affected by the weather and power outages, and decided that I […]


Best Bar of 2009: Surly Girl Saloon

Walker Evans Walker Evans

For many people, picking a “best” bar is a tough decision, as there are many different establishments throughout Columbus to fit just about any mood you might be in. In the end, one bar must stand out above all of the rest as the number one place that you can go on just about any […]


August Events at Wild Goose Creative


August is proving to be another busy month at Wild Goose Creative! We’re kicking off August this Saturday with BaconCamp Columbus from 1-5 p.m. Come celebrate all things bacon: arts, crafts, food, and performance. There will be bacon samples to try, bacon crafts to share, and bacon raffle prizes to win. And if that wasn’t […]

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The New Columbus Chefs – Lara Ranallo

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This week, Columbus Underground is taking a look at some of the amazing young talent in the kitchens of your favorite local restaurants. Lara Ranallo is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Culinary Institute and is currently managing the kitchen at the Surly Girl Saloon in the Short North. “Cooking is a great release for me, […]


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