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Columbus restaurant is listed among the best independent pizzerias nationally

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A Columbus pizzeria around for more than 60 years has received a nationwide prize.

Terita’s Pizza, a family-run pizza shop at 3905 Cleveland Ave., was included on PMQ Pizza Magazine’s list of the 25 most popular independent pizzerias in America in December, earning the No. 20 spot. The local pizzeria was opened in 1959 by Gus Iannario. Nearly 65 years later, his son, Tom, continues to run the business.

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Beers to sip in December: 8 to taste (along with some brewery news)

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This month we tried beer made with tea along with a spiced holiday ale and others.

With one exception, all are Ohio-brewed.

As usual, all should be available on local store shelves. Our photos show what the beers look like, and we note our favorite at the end.

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The Columbus Blessing Box Project is helping to end food insecurity in Ohio

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Leave what you can and take what you need.

That is the goal of a local nonprofit organization in Columbus, Ohio that is doing what they can to put an end to food insecurity one day at a time.

The Columbus Blessing Box Project is a nonprofit organization that provides food for the community from the community.

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Spaghetti Warehouse is reopening Downtown: what you should know

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Excitement for Spaghetti Warehouse fans is building as reservations for the new Columbus restaurant are currently open.

After much fanfare, the pasta chain’s new digs, at 150 S. High St., will finally welcome guests Thursday and hold a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:15 p.m.

The restaurant’s website allows diners to make reservations online for parties of seven or fewer, however, groups of eight and larger are encouraged to contact the eatery.

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Bikers trade helmets for aprons: Columbus motorcycle clubs serve Thanksgiving feast to homeless

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Nearly a dozen Columbus motorcycle clubs spent time in the kitchen serving Thanksgiving dinner to Columbus’ homeless community.

“It’s just an honor for us to do it,” said Amy Stromer, a member of the Saddle Tramps motorcycle club who volunteered to pass out Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie Thanksgiving morning at the Faith Mission on Grant Avenue.

The dinner created by the Saddle Tramps has been a holiday tradition for nearly 20 years, where motorcycle groups across the city have volunteered to serve dinner to people with nowhere to go.

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Columbus Dream Center serves 1,000 Thanksgiving meals\

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Hundreds of hot, free Thanksgiving meals were served at the Columbus Dream Center Thursday morning.

Bob Evans paired up with the nonprofit to feed anyone who was hungry. Across 13 Dream Center locations, 1,000 meals are being handed out.

The location on Greenwood Avenue handed out about 200.

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Locally-owned restaurant opens new Arena District location

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Fans of Latin-American food will have a new option when it comes to downtown dining.

Local sandwich restaurant Sí Señor has opened the doors on its new location in the Arena District.

“We’re thrilled to open a location in the Arena District, known as an iconic sports-anchored destination that welcomes millions of visitors per year,” Guillermo Perez, founder of Sí Señor said in a media release. “We invite the local Columbus community to stop in and join us for Peruvian-inspired cuisine with only the freshest ingredients as we welcome you to the Latin flavors of Sí Señor!”

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Columbus police will host turkey giveaway this week

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The Columbus Division of Police is working to ensure local families don’t go without a Thanksgiving essential this year.

Police will host the annual Turkey Giveaway on November 17. This community outreach initiative seeks to bring joy to Central Ohioans as they get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving by providing them frozen turkeys and pies.

“We recognize that the holidays can be a challenging time for some of those in our community, and we want to do our part to ensure that everyone has a warm and hearty Thanksgiving meal,” said Columbus police chief Elaine Bryant said in a press release. “This event is not just about providing food; it’s about coming together as a community to support one another and build positive relationships between our officers and the residents we serve every day of the year.”

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National Sandwich Day: Here’s where to find the best ones in the Columbus area

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With Halloween and trick or treating now behind central Ohioans, one of the biggest food holidays is right around the corner.

No, it’s actually not Thanksgiving.

It’s almost National Sandwich Day, which is on the calendar for Friday. And if there’s something the capital city has plenty of, it’s a good sandwich.

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A new restaurant has opened in Columbus, Ohio

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A new restaurant has come to Columbus.

Are you in the mood for Middle Eastern cuisine? If the answer is yes, you might want to check out Halab Cafe, which is a new restaurant located in Columbus at 2550 Bethel Rd. The restaurant celebrated its grand opening earlier this month.

The restaurant’s menu includes appetizers like hummus, baba ganoush, tabbouleh (which is a salad made with lots of chopped parsley), fattoush (which is another kind of salad), fries, spicy garlic fries, and rice plates.

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