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The Refectory Recognized as Top 100 Restaurant of 2011 by OpenTable

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Refectory Recognized as Top 100 Restaurant of 2011 by OpenTable

OpenTable just announced their annual Top 100 restaurants in the United States, and Columbus’ own Refectory Restaurant & Bistro made the final cut for 2011. The winners are selected by diners at OpenTable.com, and The Refectory was the only Central Ohio restaurant to make the list out of 12,000 restaurants nationwide. “We are very grateful […]


The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro Celebrates 35 Years

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro Celebrates 35 Years

The Columbus dining scene has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade with dozens of great new restaurants opening every year. Foodies have a wide variety of options today, but they didn’t always have it quite so good, and The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro has the history to prove it. When their doors […]


The New Columbus Chefs – Stephen Blake

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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. First up is Stephen Blake, a line cook at The Refectory who has spent nearly half of his life working in various kitchens around the city. A self-described hard worker, Stephen admits […]


This Week In Local Food Blogging (2/15/09)

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Couple of miscellaneous food blogging updates over the past week… Hungrywoolf catches up on some backlogged content that includes dinner at The Refectory, Wine & Cheese at the Hills Market, and a Pattycake Bakery event at Wild Goose Creative. 52WeeksofBaking has posted a two-in-one bakery review of Piece of Cake and Bakery Gingham. CMH Gourmand […]

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Fine Dining, Better Prices

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LifeEpicurean.com wrote Fine Dining, Better Prices Monday, December 1, 2008 BY Angel Jackson The recent downturn in the economy has made many hard pressed to justify spending money on luxury items. For many, cutting back means eating out less, and making do with whatever surprises their pantry might hold. Those hoping not to break the […]

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The Refectory – A Review

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Shortly after Anne & I first started dating, we had a nice romantic dinner at The Refectory. At the time, we weren’t too accustomed to eating French cuisine and I think some of the flavors were a bit surprising to us at first. I do remember the ambiance being wonderful, and the service top-notch. So […]


The Refectory is still worthy of a five-star salute

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The Dispatch wrote Stellar cuisine, service, wine worthy of five-star salute Thursday, May 1, 2008 BY BY JON CHRISTENSEN The Refectory is unusual. The large hall is named for what it once was — a dining area for clergy. In the main dining room, the original logs still serve as rafters, and the post-and-beam construction […]


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