Restaurants & Dining

Restaurant review: Koble’s good and good-priced Greek dishes are the upside to newish Westerville eatery

Ups and downs around scenic old Westerville can be confounding. The east-side suburb — a former stronghold of prohibition — is experiencing a keen uptick in pub service after its long crackdown on alcohol. And instead of featuring a downtown district, Westerville promotes an “Uptown.”
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Food News: Mya’s Fried Chicken is back!

Izzy & Mo’s Luncheonette, a Jewish-style deli from the owners of Till Dynamic Fare, held a soft opening on Tuesday, May 19. The space is next door to Till in the former On the Fly spot.
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Business leaders and fans react to Jeni’s recall

When Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams announced a mandatory recall of all their products due to a listeria contamination, it was a shock for both patrons and retailers alike. The company’s quick, transparent response to the contamination has created even more goodwill if that’s possible. A nationwide outpouring of support in the form of Facebook comments, tweets and handwritten notes offered encouragement and promised support once the brand got back on its feet. We talked to retailers and small business owners about the situation, and one thing is clear: People want Jeni’s to win.
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Welcome back, Jeni’s: The artisanal ice cream maker opens up about recall

The first two and a half weeks after two pints of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams were found with listeria were, as you can imagine, chaotic. All of Jeni’s products were immediately recalled, just short of the company’s prime selling window. In all, $2.5 million and 265 tons of ice cream, quite literally, down the drain.
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