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7 Delicious Kid-Friendly Columbus Restaurants

This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, membership coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck. Columbus is a city where you can stop in at any restaurant and find something that the whole family will enjoy. No, I am not talking about the national chain restaurants; I’m talking about our local [...]

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6 Cooking Class Hot Spots to Savor in Columbus

This post is written by Nicole Pallante, who blogs at A Local Choice. You can follow her on Instagram or Twitter @ALocalChoice. Whether you are looking for a social evening out or yearn to learn new recipes and skills beyond your current repertoire, these six Greater Columbus locations are sure to take your culinary and [...]

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The Refectory’s Richard Blondin: Columbus Food Scene Chef Profile

This post is written by Shelley Mann. Shelley is the founder of Umami Consulting, a company that provides marketing and public relations support for local, independent restaurants in Columbus. Chef Richard Blondin moved to Ohio from Lyon, France, as a young chef eager to travel and excited to try his hand cooking stateside. More than two [...]

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5 Columbus Summer Cocktails You Need to Try

Summer is here, and that means it’s even more fun to sample some of the best cocktails around. Columbus’ mixologists are extremely talented – working with local spirits and fresh additions, you’re sure to find a unique new summer drink here. Here are our recommendations for where you should start. 1. Tequila Gimlet at Milestone [...]

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10 Ways to Enjoy Columbus during Origins Game Fair

Origins Game Fair, June 11-15, 2014 at the Great Columbus Convention Center, is an annual extravaganza of games of all kinds! Whether you’ve never been before or are a veteran, we’ve partnered with Origins to give you 10 reasons Origins and Columbus are the destination for you. 1. Monster Factory and Costume Contest at Origins [...]

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5 Columbus Moments Your Family Will Love

Columbus is full of experiences that kids of all ages are sure to love. Here are 5 of our favorites. 1. Feeding a giraffe at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s Heart of Africa exhibit. This is a brand-new chance to get up close and personal with the tallest animals on earth. With 11 giraffes on [...]

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Treat Your Family to a Roar and Explore Getaway!

Take your family to see the hottest Columbus attractions this summer for one affordable price. The Roar & Explore Adventure Package includes four tickets to three different attractions and a two-night hotel stay, starting at $411! Stay at Drury Inn & Suites, the preferred hotel, and enjoy special amenities, like free hot food – morning [...]