Restaurants & Dining

Restaurant review: Shish Kebab Mediterranean Grill is a Turkish delight

Shish Kebab Mediterranean Grill on Bethel Road is a proverbial “hidden gem.” Past its mundane name and blah strip mall setting, this sometimes overlooked place shines with handsome furnishings and terrific Turkish dishes.
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Restaurant review: Blue Olive at Hey Hey is a solid option

For about two years, Hey Hey Bar & Grill has played host to a revolving door of popular food trucks exploring brick-and-mortar options. First it was The Coop who, after a great little run, flew its own ... you know. Then terrific Swoop! set up shop as Bebe, but unfortunately was not to be long-lived either. Apparently it’s “next truck up” at Hey Hey, as I recently checked out Italian-leaning Blu Olive’s new operation.
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Food News: Bodega’s new owner promises few changes

Columbus Winter Beerfest runs Friday and Saturday, Jan. 30-31 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The beer list is clocking in around 350 brews from about 90 breweries from around the country. Tickets purchased ahead of time range from $40 for regular admission, $50 for early admission, and $85 for connoisseur packages ($10 more day of). Admission includes a souvenir mug and 25 sample tickets.
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