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Restaurants for Sale: Two Zen Chas, Japanese Steakhouse & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Restaurants for Sale: Two Zen Chas, Japanese Steakhouse & More

Businesses regularly change ownership and management, and restaurants are no exception. A restaurant for sale by no means indicates that it is closing — but when a restaurant is listed for sale, it means an opportunity has arisen for a new small business owner to step into a new venture. To that end, we occasionally publish […]

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Brunch Review: Zen Cha Tea Salon

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Brunch Review: Zen Cha Tea Salon

IHOP and Waffle house are decent go-tos for aficionados of syrup sodden breakfasts, but for those who want to take the pancakes to the next level, there is only one destination: Zen Cha Tea Salon. Actually, there is more than one destination, as Zen Cha has three locations; one in the Short North, one in […]

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ZenCha Tea Salon Opens on Gay Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans ZenCha Tea Salon Opens on Gay Street

The day has finally arrived. The new Gay Street location for Zen Cha has “soft opened” this week during lunchtime hours. An official launch with full hours is planned for next Monday, August 27th. According to ZenCha Owner Jean Wu, the new location will feature a tea selection and menu very similar to the Short North […]

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First Look: ZenCha Tea Salon on Gay Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: ZenCha Tea Salon on Gay Street

The new Downtown location for ZenCha Tea Salon has been a project four years in the making. And while they don’t have their opening date set just yet (still waiting on a few final inspections), it’s so close that you can almost taste it. Yesterday evening, the new location was host to a preview party […]

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Review: Zen Cha Tea Salon Bexley

 Morgan Kelley Review: Zen Cha Tea Salon Bexley

Zen Cha Tea Salon is working on opening their third location this Spring, which will become one of the new retail additions to the blossoming Gay Street. In preparation of the opening, I decided to pay a visit to their second store, located in Bexley, to see how it stacks up to the original Short […]

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ZenCha Opens on Gay Street This Spring

Walker Evans Walker Evans ZenCha Opens on Gay Street This Spring

We originally announced the news of their Gay Street expansion in October 2010, but ZenCha Tea Salon is finally moving forward as planned. Construction work on the space began last week and their opening is planned for late March / early April. More information can be found online at zen-cha.com.

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Zen Cha Expanding to Bexley and Gay Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Zen Cha Expanding to Bexley and Gay Street

Zen Cha Tea Salon is planning to triple their presence in Columbus over the course of the next year. The popular Short North tea shop will be opening a second location at 2396 E. Main Street in Bexley some time in late December or early January, followed by a third location in Downtown Columbus on […]

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