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FUSIAN and Alchemy Launch Superfood Menu Items to Benefit Local Matters

Walker Evans Walker Evans FUSIAN and Alchemy Launch Superfood Menu Items to Benefit Local Matters

Two Ohio restaurant businesses are coming together for the greater good of the local community. The sushi-makers at FUSIAN and the juice-makers at Alchemy are teaming up and adding “plant-powered superfood menu items” from January 2nd to February 28th, and a dollar from each sale will benefit the Local Matters education program at Moler Elementary […]

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Haiku Closing After 18 Years in The Short North

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Haiku Closing After 18 Years in The Short North

Farewell to Haiku. Eighteen years you helped Short North. More than earned a break.

Haiku, a near-20 year establishment of the Short North, is closing indefinitely on December 10. Owner Paul Liu and his daughter Josephine, who also works there, said the timing is just right. After abandoning plans to redevelop the site’s parking lot, Liu accepted a proposal to transform the entire space into a 10-story hotel and […]


Dish Deathmatch: King Kong versus Godzilla

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Dish Deathmatch: King Kong versus Godzilla

Truly, this match should have happened a long, long time ago. There’s no excuse, other than a personal failure to notice that Sushi Ting offers both a King Kong and a Godzilla roll on its menu. The joint has been in business for over five years, but better late to the table then never. The […]

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Pokébap: Fast Casual Sashimi Coming to Dublin

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Pokébap: Fast Casual Sashimi Coming to Dublin

Pokébap, a restaurant serving sashimi-grade fish bowls in a fast casual style, will open in Dublin at the end of August. David Kim, former co-owner of Rishi and Moshi sushi bars, and his business partner Seas Kim developed the concept after their own travels to Hawaii and California inspired in them a love for poké. […]


Restaurant Review: Bento Go

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Bento Go

Bento Go opened up this summer inside of the shell of a Wendy’s on Henderson Road. To that end, it’s equipped with a super-cute drive-thru window. The window is a work-in-progress; the caveat of the addition, as explained by an indoor staffer, is that everything at Bento Go is made to order. Drive-thrus are not […]

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Healthy Bites Preview: FUSIAN

Walker Evans Walker Evans Healthy Bites Preview: FUSIAN

When you think about healthy foods, sushi often comes to mind as one of the more readily accessible options for fresh, light dining. Our friends over at FUSIAN will be showcasing exactly that at the first-ever Healthy Bites festival coming up on Friday, July 29th at the Columbus Museum of Art. FUSIAN first launched in […]

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Fusian Opens Clintonville Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fusian Opens Clintonville Location

The fourth Columbus location for FUSIAN officially opens today at 4214 North High Street in Clintonville. The Cincinnati-based sushi chain has rapidly grown its presence in Columbus over the past several years, with stores at Easton, The South Campus Gateway and on Fifth Avenue. “Clintonville, is one of the most eclectic neighborhoods in Columbus,” says […]

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