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Blind Lady Tavern Replaces 1831 Tavern in Former Jury Room Space

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Blind Lady Tavern Replaces 1831 Tavern in Former Jury Room Space

The historic Jury Room tavern space has finally found a successor. Blind Lady Tavern, a pre-prohibition-style bar, has moved in to 22 E. Mound Street. The 184-year old Jury Room first opened in 1831, and was the oldest continuously operating restaurant in Columbus. The space was sold last fall, and operated briefly as 1831 Tavern […]

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Restaurant Review: 1831 Tavern

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: 1831 Tavern

Regarding 1831 Tavern: thank heavens they changed the name. The Balls idea, though punny, was maybe better for a Hooters type of establishment. And since the staff at 1831 seems to be well-covered during visits, you’d hate to disappoint aficionados of exposed body parts. As consolation, there’s still lots of room for balls references on […]

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Balls Restaurant Renamed to 1831 Tavern

Walker Evans Walker Evans Balls Restaurant Renamed to 1831 Tavern

The new restaurant opening soon in the former Jury Room space at 22 East Mound Street isn’t quite ready for customers yet, but it is ready for a new name: The 1831 Tavern. The pre-opening name change comes in the wake of negative response to the previously announced name: Balls. Owner Joe Milano told us […]

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Columbus Food League Sells The Jury Room

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Food League Sells The Jury Room

The Jury Room will close today at 5pm, but only for a short while. The Columbus Food League announced today that it has sold the restaurant to a new owner, who plans to reopen the restaurant within the next two weeks. Columbus Food League founder and owner Elizabeth Lessner made the announcement public today, coinciding […]

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Restaurant Roundup: New Ventures, New Food & Thanksgiving Dinner

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: New Ventures, New Food & Thanksgiving Dinner

New Ventures Bodega If you don’t know about Grilled Cheese Mondays, then you haven’t been to Bodega, located at 1044 North High Street. It’s one of the most popular specials in the Short North, and one of the many specialties for which Chef Marcus Meacham is known. If you’re a fan of his, then you […]

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