Restaurants & Dining

Restaurant review: Clintonville’s Ying’s Teahouse & Yum-Yum cooks bold and authentic homestyle Chinese food

When I spot something like “Slided patterned Pig kidney” on the menu of a Chinese restaurant, two things come to mind: 1) I’m probably not going to order that; 2) I’ve come to the right place to get authentic cooking.
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The Accidental Vegan: 8 meat-free dishes to tempt carnivores

From pizza and “wings” to much fancier things, eating delicious vegan food at omnivore-centric Columbus restaurants and party-time bars is easier and better than ever. Here are some terrific all-plant dishes (not just sides and salads) that even staunch carnivores will love.
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Restaurant review: No-nonsense food, drinks vibe and clientele keep India Oak a beloved Clintonville classic

Maybe it’s not a coincidence that India Oak Bar and Grill rhymes with Clintonville. For about 40 years, the business that now sits just off the intersection of Indianola and Oakland Park avenues has been synonymous with the suburb’s indie-loving spirit — and its love of spirits. No wonder so many Clintonvillians become regulars after a couple visits.
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Food News: The Crest gets second location

Winter is not slowing down the number of food-related openings in Columbus! Cleveland chef Jonathon Sawyer announced last week he will be bringing his ramen shop Noodlecat to Columbus, although exactly where and when haven’t been decided yet. Pigskin Brewing Co. in Gahanna is now open in the Creekside Plaza. Its house brews are still in the works, but it’s serving a lineup of guest drafts. In Grove City, the Hopyard 62 beer bar opened at 4057 Broadway and is serving 17 taps of craft beers.
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#SharetheVote for the Best of Columbus

There are only a few days to vote in our annual Best of Columbus readers’ poll, so cast your vote, and then spread the word. We’re randomly selecting winners to receive gift cards from previous Best of Columbus winners.
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