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Dragonfly opens vegetarian carryout ON THE FLY


Dragonfly neo-v cuisine, well known for putting Columbus on the map for fine vegetarian and vegan dining is opening a petite street food based counter next door to the restaurant ON THE FLY. The menu will feature global street food fare like empanadas, falafel, griddle cakes, philly ‘cheese’ steaks, noodle salads, seseame rolls, and rowdy […]


Meat-free Rad Dogs becoming a hot alternative

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The Dispatch wrote Meat-free dogs becoming a hot alternative Wednesday, August 13, 2008 BY KEVIN JOY In a lunch-cart landscape littered with lamb gyros, pulled-pork sandwiches and all-beef franks, Tawd Bell considers himself a “vegetarian martyr.” The new food stand Rad Dog! — which he operates weekdays on the southwest corner of Gay and High […]


Benevolence Cafe: Alive Review

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The Alive wrote Tower of power By G.A. Benton July 17, 2008 Enter Benevolence Cafe. They have revivifying, very-good-for-you grub that I actually crave. One such get-thinner dinner winner I return to time and again is the #3 Combo ($10.50). The monster-truck-sized centerpiece of that meal is the bounteous Benevolence Salad. It is positively teetering […]


Northstar Cafe: Best Vegetarian of 2008

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The Alive wrote Best of Columbus 2008: Dining Best Vegetarian: Northstar Cafe Runners-up: Dragonfly Neo-V, Benevolence Cafe March 27, 2008 Having expanded from its original location in the Short North to a second spot in Clintonville, there are no words to describe the restaurants’ awesome, organic yummy-ness. READ MORE Related Stories: – Dining suggestions for […]

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Rumor Mill: VegiTerranean coming to Short North

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Restaurant Widow wrote This Just In – The Latest in Restaurant Gossip Posted by Lisa the Waitress on Friday, February 15, 2008 A whirlwind of phone calls led to sources telling me that Chrissie Hynde (of the Pretenders) will open a VegiTerranean restaurant in the Shorth North. There is already one location of the moderately-priced […]


Veg out at Dragonfly Neo-V

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The Alive wrote Veg out By G.A. Benton January 10, 2008 Here is a word that can instill dread, derision and fear into the hearts and palates of cuisine aficionados like me: vegan. Because unfortunately, more often than not, that term refers to a view of food as morality and medicine as opposed to food […]


Benevolence Cafe: Dispatch Review

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The Dispatch wrote Name sums up appeal of alternative eatery Thursday, December 13, 2007 BY KEVIN KIDDER The word alternative could describe many aspects of Benevolence Cafe, with its bohemian decor and vegetarian fare. The tables are long, with bench seating — as in a German beer hall or a commune. They encourage people to […]


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