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Big Mamma’s Burritos Opening Grandview Avenue Location

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Big Mamma’s Burritos Opening Grandview Avenue Location

Athens-based Big Mamma’s Burritos has expanded their Columbus reach with the announcement of a new Grandview Avenue location that may open as soon as this weekend. Big Mamma’s is moving into 1359 Grandview Avenue, a former zpizza location just north of Grandview Heights in the Fifth by Northwest neighborhood. The cozy 1,000-square-foot space will seat […]

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zpizza Opening Fourth Store on Grandview Avenue

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson zpizza Opening Fourth Store on Grandview Avenue

When California-based zpizza launched in Columbus six years ago, it was met with enthusiasm and gratitude. Their approach to pizza-making – using less-processed, fresher ingredients, like hormone and preservative-free meats and cheeses, and orgainc flour – was bold, refreshing, and essential. With three local franchised branches currently in operation — the original Short North store […]

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Review: zpizza

 Morgan Kelley Review: zpizza

zpizza (with an intentional lowercase z) is a franchise based in Laguna Beach, that serves California-style pizza in locations all around the US, including two in Columbus — one in the Short North, one in Clintonville. Knowing that the Clintonville location is still somewhat new and busy, I stopped by the Short North location for […]


zpizza Expanding to Clintonville, Planning Five Additional Locations

Walker Evans Walker Evans zpizza Expanding to Clintonville, Planning Five Additional Locations

zpizza is about to get much larger in Columbus. While the company is based in Southern California, local entrepreneur Steve Curtis is putting his back into turning his regional franchise operation into something the community can be proud of. After piloting his single store in the Short North for the past three years, Steve and […]


Best CU Event of 2008: The 7 Year Anniversary Party

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Throughout 2008, Columbus Underground hosted nearly three dozen events ranging from the monthly happy hours, to movie meetups, to group condo tours, to food eating competitions, to volunteer activities, to many others. Our biggest and best event of 2008 was held in November when we celebrated the 7th Anniversary of ColumbusUnderground.com. The party was held […]

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Z Pizza is now open in the Short North

 Andrew Hall

Zpizza opened today. Alec and I stopped in for an after school snack. Three slices – Pepperoni, Santa Fe, Greek. All enjoyable. Nice crust. Toppings good. Fresh tomato on the Santa Fe literally squirted juice. The only downside is the healthy approach (part of the original impetus to start zPizza) which gives ‘low fat pepperoni.’ […]


Zpizza is coming soon to The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote Zpizza is zthing  Tuesday, September 2, 2008 BY BILL CHRONISTER Steve Curtis is about a month from opening Ohio’s first zpizza, a gourmet pizza concept that began in Laguna Beach, Calif., in 1986. The restaurant will take the 2,286 square feet at 945 N. High St. once filled by the Emack […]


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