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Review: Grass Skirt Tiki Room

 Morgan Kelley Review: Grass Skirt Tiki Room

There’s been much ado about the Grass Skirt Tiki Room this year, and for many good reasons. It’s a tiki bar with fun fruity cocktails, and everyone misses The Kahiki; It’s a Columbus Food League Restaurant from Elizabeth Lessner, and she has amassed a large fan base; and it’s located in a part of Downtown […]

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The making of a tiki bar – behind the scenes at Grass Skirt Tiki Room

Anne Evans Anne Evans The making of a tiki bar – behind the scenes at Grass Skirt Tiki Room

Grass Skirt Tiki Room has likely been one of the most highly anticipated bars to open in Columbus since the Kahiki. What is it that people just love about the Tiki culture? The tropical fantasies? The colorful drinks? The crazy tiki mugs? The romantic music? “Opening a tiki bar has been a longtime dream of […]

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First Look: The Grass Skirt Tiki Room

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The Grass Skirt Tiki Room

The moment you’ve all been waiting for has nearly arrived! The Grass Skirt Tiki Room will be opening their doors at 105 North Grant Avenue to the public on Tuesday, September 25th — after which, the Mai Tais will flow and the Spam Sliders will be served. The latest addition to the Columbus Food League […]

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History Lesson: The history of Columbus’ most famed ‘lost’ restaurant – The Kahiki

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: The history of Columbus’ most famed ‘lost’ restaurant – The Kahiki

Many restaurants that have their roots in Columbus have made significant contributions to American culture. Marzetti’s salad dressing is the offshoot of a popular downtown eatery that was known for – you guessed it – salad dressing. Bob Evans began right here in town and is still operating from South High Street. Cries of “Where’s […]

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The Grass Skirt Tiki Bar & Restaurant Opening Downtown in 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Grass Skirt Tiki Bar & Restaurant Opening Downtown in 2012

The Columbus Food League (previously known as The Betty’s Family of Restaurants) is expanding once again with the announcement of The Grass Skirt, slated to open Spring 2012 at 105 North Grant Street in Downtown Columbus. The Grass Skirt will be open for lunch, dinner and late night service. This new restaurant and bar will […]

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Victorian’s Transforms into The Shrunken Head

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The venue formerly known as Victorian’s Midnight Cafe is undergoing a transformation, and will soon be known as The Shrunken Head. The new bar will feature all-new decor and a new unique identity. The main room will continue to host live music and entertainment, while the back patio now features an enclosed Tiki bar. “We […]

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