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Willowbeez SoulVeg Joining North Market

Susan Post Susan Post Willowbeez SoulVeg Joining North Market

Vegan soul food eatery Willowbeez SoulVeg has found a permanent home at North Market Downtown, 59 Spruce St. Operating as a pop-up and catering company since 2012, Willowbeez will make minimal changes to the stall in the northwest corner of the building, formerly occupied by Pistacia Vera, before opening this spring. “I am steeped in gratitude […]

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Short Order: Vida’s Plant Based Butcher’s Reuben

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Vida’s Plant Based Butcher’s Reuben

When one thinks of a plant-based butchery…well, one doesn’t usually think of a plant-based butchery. Normally, we think of animal-based butchers, with perhaps a couple of carcasses hanging from the ceiling somewhere.  But, Vida’s Plant Based Butcher has a name that practically speaks for itself. So in developing expectations, one would imagine…perhaps giant hanging disemboweled gourds? Nope. […]

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First Look: Greenhouse Canteen

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Greenhouse Canteen

Greenhouse Canteen makes its Columbus debut tonight, Tuesday October 13 at 1011 W. Fifth Ave. in Fifth by Northwest. It’s the first U.S. location for the Australia-based eatery which first opened its doors in 2013. Greenhouse Canteen’s menu is not only 100% plant-based, but also gluten-free. In the small plates department, diners will find dishes […]

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First Look: Vida’s Plant Based Butcher

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Vida’s Plant Based Butcher

Vida’s Plant Based Butcher celebrates its soft opening today, Friday, October 2. The doors open at 11 a.m. to the concept that’s part deli, part butcher shop, but 100% vegan. Customers can nosh on a menu of sandwiches, salads and sides that put a plant-based spin on deli classics, or purchase vegan meats and cheeses […]

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Seitan’s Realm Bringing New Vegan Restaurant to Clintonville

Susan Post Susan Post Seitan’s Realm Bringing New Vegan Restaurant to Clintonville

Seitan’s Realm followers now have a place to gather. The vegan food truck with the ultimate tongue-in-cheek name is making things permanent with a brick-and-mortar in Clintonville. For the uninitiated, seitan is a versatile vegan protein primarily made of wheat gluten. Owner Kevin Ridenbaugh was aiming for a stand-out name when he and his wife […]

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Plant-Based Butcher Shop Opening in Fifth by Northwest

Susan Post Susan Post Plant-Based Butcher Shop Opening in Fifth by Northwest

Vegan and butcher shop might not seem like they go in the same sentence, but that’s exactly what Vida’s Plant Based Butcher will bring to the Fifth by Northwest area. Occupying the former home of Dada Empanada at 1724 Northwest Blvd., Unit C, Vida’s will be a butcher shop and deli combo powered by Truly Vida. Truly […]

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Australia-Based Greenhouse Canteen Opening First U.S. Location in Columbus

Susan Post Susan Post Australia-Based Greenhouse Canteen Opening First U.S. Location in Columbus

Two sisters took a leap, opening Greenhouse Canteen, their first vegan restaurant in a tiny town in Queensland, Australia in 2013. Seven years later, the restaurant franchise is gearing up to open its first location in the U.S. and fourth overall right here in Columbus, OH. Offering a menu of 100% plant-based eats, Greenhouse Canteen […]

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