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Restaurant review: Olive Tree branches throughout Mediterranean for flavorful inspiration

The Olive Tree in Hilliard is distinct enough to be commonplace. That sentence sounds oxymoronic, but here’s why it makes sense: The metropolitan Columbus area is rife with terrific restaurants in strip malls — like The Olive Tree — that are ethnic eateries with individualistic spins. Olive Tree’s distinguishing feature is a passport-type menu that travels around the region generally described as “Middle Eastern.”
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