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Restaurant Review: La Plaza Tapatia

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: La Plaza Tapatia

Editor’s Note: Photos were taken at a different time than the review so discrepancies may occur. La Plaza Tapatia changes the selection available at its hot bar daily so all items may not be available at all times. La Plaza Tapatia can be found right across the street from the casino. While the latter looms large […]

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Deliver Black Dreams’ Latest Mural Says to “Write It, Paint It, Do It”

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Deliver Black Dreams’ Latest Mural Says to “Write It, Paint It, Do It”

Deliver Black Dreams’ latest mural will be a call to action. Located on the Wilson Road railroad bridge on the West Side, the mural is intended to engage young people with an inspiring quote. Collaborators Shelbi Harris and Marcus Billingsley were a part of the effort behind the first Deliver Black Dreams mural on Fifth […]

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Short Order: AJ’s Quesabirria

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: AJ’s Quesabirria

AJ’s Birria Tacos is a food truck that could set up shop anywhere. That’s how food trucks work; they’re mobile. So, you might expect it to set up camp near some sort of local hotspot, a place with lots of people. Perhaps a busy metro office park, or an outdoor festival or market.  But instead, AJ’s […]

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Treat to Try: Cicada Cookies

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Cicada Cookies

I have eaten crickets. I have eaten mealworms.  They’re fine. Toasted crunchy, if memory serves correctly. That said, the bugs were also small. Cicadas are a much bigger creature. And so, the notion that some chefs are incorporating them into recipes feels a little less appetizing. Biting into a big fat cicada is a ginormous commitment.  Fortunately, My Old […]

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Third Way Cafe Debuts New Renovation, Second Location

Susan Post Susan Post Third Way Cafe Debuts New Renovation, Second Location

Third Way Cafe is bringing its motto of pursuing good together to the South Side. The coffee shop, which opened its first location in Westgate at 3058 W. Broad St. in December 2017, has opened its second spot in partnership All People Arts at 1865 Parsons Ave. Located inside the organization’s gallery, art and coffee […]

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Food Trucks, Candy Store, Expanded Selection & More Part of New La Plaza Tapatia

Susan Post Susan Post Food Trucks, Candy Store, Expanded Selection & More Part of New La Plaza Tapatia

West side market La Plaza Tapatia celebrates the soft opening of its brand new location today, Wednesday, March 24. Gustavo Salazar opened the first La Plaza Tapatia at 4233 Shoppers Ln. in 2004. After serving the west side for a decade and a half, the Mexican grocery store is moving a mere 0.2 miles around […]

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Mikey’s Late Night Slice Partners with Casino on New Location

Susan Post Susan Post Mikey’s Late Night Slice Partners with Casino on New Location

Hollywood Casino Columbus will soon be serving up poker with a side of pizza. Local pizza joint Mikey’s Late Night Slice will be licensing a new location inside the west side casino at 200 Georgesville Rd., becoming its exclusive pizza partner. “The Late Night Slice family couldn’t be more excited to be joining the Hollywood […]

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