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Whitt’s End Saloon Opens on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Whitt’s End Saloon Opens on Parsons Avenue

The revitalization of Parsons Avenue on the South Side has long been in focus for the City of Columbus, but aside from major projects at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, private investment has been slow-going. A group of entrepreneurial folks have taken one project into their own hands with the conversion of the old Avenue Bar at […]

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Restaurant Review: Skillet, Rustic.Urban.Food

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Skillet, Rustic.Urban.Food

While restaurants that start badly very rarely get good, eateries that open strong often fade away. The staff leaves, or the recipes change, or maybe the restaurant tries to expand too quickly. It’s the changes that kill in the restaurant business. Meanwhile, in the four years it’s been open, it seems like time has stood […]

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Barcelona Celebrates the Fall Bounty

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Barcelona Celebrates the Fall Bounty

When Scott Heimlich bought Barcelona Restaurant & Bar in 2002, his commitment to maintaining the history and tradition of the German Village space was evident. Consistently voted one of Columbus’ top restaurants, Barcelona’s take on Spanish flavors have long thrilled residents and visitors to the city. It’s a practice that Executive Chef Jacob Hough has […]

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Review: Barcelona Restaurant & Bar

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Review: Barcelona Restaurant & Bar

As a perennial top-tenner on the best-of lists, Barcelona Restaurant & Bar is a long-standing culinary institution in Columbus. Still, in spite of the restaurant’s long, proud history, it’s also eternally new. While common sense says not to mess with success, Barcelona’s menu is in a constant state of flux, changing regularly to reflect seasonal […]

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Restaurant Review: The Coop at The Hey Hey Bar & Grill

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: The Coop at The Hey Hey Bar & Grill

Hey Hey is nice little neighborhood hangout on Whittier. It’s almost kitch, but not in any deliberate fashion that would inspire eye-rolling nausea. And now that Hey Hey has teamed up with The Coop, a much beloved local food truck, the establishment is serving a bona fide gourmet menu –distinguished by, among other things, yak […]

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The Coop Now Serving Brunch at The Hey Hey Bar and Grill

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Coop Now Serving Brunch at The Hey Hey Bar and Grill

Brunch had always been in Angela Theado’s plan when she moved The Coop inside The Hey Hey Bar and Grill last September. See, The Coop’s menu – even the name itself – is inspired by poultry and eggs, which naturally lends itself to the whole concept of brunch. After all, no brunch is complete without […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION