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Big Stack City with truffle chips

Restaurant review: Stack City is Hyde Park's Stylish Answer to Burger Joints

Happy Thanksgiving! If at some point the whole long day seems like too much fuss for too little payoff and you’d rather just relax with a burger, beer and good deal, Stack City Burger Bar can make that happen.
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Roundup: Five holiday beers

We’ve just made it past pumpkin ale season (although who’s to argue it isn’t still going?) and now ’tis the season for beers that are warm and malty and spicy: Christmas ales! Great Lakes Christmas Ale, with its ornament-filled train car label, is ubiquitous on store shelves. There’s no denying the brew’s staying power, but if you’re looking to celebrate the holidays with a beer, look no further than these five.
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Food News: Columbus Tom + Chee outlets close

All three Columbus-area Tom + Chee restaurants have closed, including spots near campus and in Pickerington and Hilliard. The Cincinnati-based chain features grilled cheese sandwiches and soups.
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Restaurant review: Veg Out in Spicy Indian Style at Gokul Cafe

Upon first walking into Gokul Cafe, I thought its overhead florescent tubes qualified it for the Worst Lighting in a Columbus Restaurant award. About 20 minutes later, the only lighting on my mind emanated from the virtual sparks shooting off some of the spiciest and most enticing Indian fare I’ve tried in a while.
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Food News: New brewery for Canal Winchester, Rigsby lands at New Albany Country Club

Columbus chef and restaurateur Kent Rigsby announced this week he’ll be the new executive chef at the New Albany Country Club. Rigsby closed his restaurant, Rigsby’s Kitchen, earlier this month after 29 years in business.
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Restaurant review: Dough Mama

So long, Egg McNuthin’ and ghastly coffee in a sad setting. Hello, heavenly Ham Biscuit with local microgreens, runny egg and pickled onions knocked back with Thunderkiss coffee and enjoyed in the terrific cafe just opened in Clintonville by Dough Mama Pie and Pastry.
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