Gary Seman Jr., The Columbus Dispatch

Gary Seman Jr.

The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus, OH, United States

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Behind the Menu: Oscar's of Dublin takes creative approach to American cuisine

No question about it, Oscar's of Dublin is 'a destination,' says chef and owner Mike Tibbetts of the longstanding restaurant. → Read More

Behind the Menu: Min-Ga tantalizes with its can't-go-wrong Korean cuisine

Ming-Ga Korean has been a neighborhood staple on the Northwest Side for more than 20 years. → Read More

Sold: Golden 8 Ball property in Clintonville likely to become medical facility

The long-vacant Golden 8 Ball, 5432 N. High St., has been sold for $775,000. → Read More

Behind the Menu: Sono Wood Fired about more than pizza: 'We have a lot of cool things'

Sure, you can get great pizza from Sono Wood Fired, but there's so much more, from wild-boar-and-lamb meatballs to a killer tiramisu. → Read More

Behind the Menu: Scratch-Belgian waffles, desserts help put South of Lane Cafe on the map

South of Lane Cafe, a breakfast and lunch spot, opened in May 2013 in Upper Arlington and serves delectable items from Belgian waffles to desserts. → Read More

Check out Jeff Ruby's $500k lower-level Columbus steakhouse renovation

Think private dining, red fabric, gold trim, ebony-painted brick and stone walls, a patterned ceiling and a rock-star banquette. → Read More

Behind the Menu: Casual mood, reliably tasty food set the tone at Minelli's Pizza

Minelli’s Pizza is a family-owned restaurant on the West Side with a casual atmosphere and consistently good food. → Read More

New Albany-Plain Local Superintendent Michael Sawyers looks to become rehired retiree

Michael Sawyers, superintendent of New Albany-Plain Local Schools, is retiring and asking the school board to hire him back. → Read More

Behind the Menu: Seasonal menu at Veritas welcomes spring with refreshing, bright flavors

The new seasonal menu at Veritas celebrates the best of spring with refreshing, bright and lively flavors. → Read More

Behind the Menu: Food, music in harmony at Turtle Creek Tavern on Far Northeast Side

Turtle Creek Tavern, celebrating its 10th anniversary this September, is known both for its live music and for its burgers, pizza and wings. → Read More

Refreshed Tee Jaye's concept to open March 21 in former Bareburger spot in Clintonville

Tee Jaye's Kitchen + Spirits is opening March 21 in the former Bareburger site in Clintonville. → Read More

Ethiopian spices add a kick to food at Flavor 91 Bistro in Whitehall

Flavor 91 Bistro is very much an American restaurant seasoned with a touch of East African spices. → Read More

Trattoria Roma blends traditional and modern touches into a memorable experience

Despite many changes along Grandview Avenue over the years, Trattoria Roma has been a mainstay since 2000. → Read More

Owner of Alley Burger wants to leave food, cultural legacy in Columbus

Alley Burger is betting Columbus is a burger town. → Read More

Cafe Creekside shells out egg-centric breakfast dishes and lip-smacking lunch options

Cafe Creekside has been an Old Gahanna staple for 15 years, dishing up homestyle diner classics including breakfasts requiring 2,500 eggs a week. → Read More

Intel in New Albany: Experts say feeding construction crews at worksite presents challenge

Experts talk about coordinating meals for the thousands of construction workers who will be on site to build Intel's new microchip processing plant. → Read More

From huevos rancheros to vegan fare, the Goat near New Albany not kidding about breakfast

The Goat in the New Albany area has introduced Morning Ritual, where customers can get coffee and espresso drinks and a small menu of breakfast items. → Read More

Third & Hollywood: 'What we’re trying to do is make a casual dining experience extraordinary'

Not quite fine dining, Third & Hollywood might best be described as the ultimate in American tavern cuisine. → Read More

Hen Quarter in Dublin closes temporarily, citing outbreak

Hen Quarter in Dublin's Bridge Park development temporarily closed its doors for restructuring. → Read More

Future cafe on Near East Side all about gluten-free biscuits

Biscuits by Daddy-O should open by early February in the King-Lincoln/Bronzeville neighborhood, across from the new Adelphi Quarter. → Read More