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More Nourishment

Along with three business partners, chef, cookbook author and co-owner of Nourish Cafés Kimber Dean is launching a new line called Happiness Drinks. The powdered mixes will come in tea bag-like packets and, in keeping with Kimber and…

Still International, But Different

The former site of International Cafe at 26 S. Ninth St. will soon be home to a different kind of ethnic food — authentic Chinese. Bamboo Terrace is taking over the spot and one of its owners, Celeste Chen, says they hope to be open in…

A Welcome Return!

Arrow Rock is rejoicing about the return of the much-loved and much-missed restaurant Catalpa. The eatery reopened in its new location on Main Street last week, although the reopening was delayed a day by the recent snowstorm. Owner and…

Eat Your Heart Out …

For Valentine's Day, Cherry Street Cellar will be serving their its regular menu but adding some luxury items including caviar, lobster and oysters, of course. Owners husband-and-wife team Daniel and Ali Ratcliffe Bauer will also feature…

A Big Deal

One of CoMo's favorite barbecue joints has a second location to celebrate. Big Daddy's BBQ is open for its first day today at its second smokehouse spot at 1802 Paris Road. Lloyd and Fontella Henry opened the original Big Daddy's BBQ…

Enjoy Syrian Suppers Soon

Fans of Mediterranean fare were sorry to see International Cafe downtown close earlier this year. But diners need not despair — there's a new Syrian eatery coming. The Syrian Kitchen will be located at 600 Business Loop 70 W. The owner is…

(Re)Fresh-Squeezed 

You may have noticed that Main Squeeze has been closed for a refresh/remodel. If you missed the posting on the eatery’s website about the changes that are coming, here are details: The restaurant, our Best of Columbia Gold Winner in the…

Romance In Advance … At CC’s

One local spot offering a Valentine's prelude package is perennial Best of Columbia winner for best steak: CC's! You can save $50 on the special Valentine's Dinner if you dine in now through Feb.13. The menu includes: Shrimp cocktail…

Eat Your Words …

… kind of. Your words could be worth $500 from Glenn's Cafe! All you have to do is write a review of your favorite Glenn's dishes. You'll be entered into a drawing on Feb. 1 for a chance to win $500! Maybe you're a big fan of one of…

Enjoy An Indulgent Endeavor

One of Nourish Cafe & Market's favorite events of the year is combining two of its owners' favorite indulgences ... with a twist of Nourish, of course. It’s their biodynamic wine and chocolate truffle tasting! You'll have the chance…

“Seas” The Day!

Columbia has a new spot where you can "seas" the day — or at least — the dinner! Hungry Crab Juicy Seafood & Bar opened this past Saturday at 1000 I-70 Drive SW. With four locations in Florida and two more on the way, the eatery's also…

Prep Like A Pro

On Sunday, Jan. 30, from 4-5:30 p.m., join Inside Columbia nutrition contributor Chef Kimber Dean at her Nourish Cafe & Market as she teaches you how to meal prep! You'll be making zoodle lasagna, pesto, citrus vinaigrette, cashew…

Leitza Loss

In sad news, as of the month's end, The Station House at Katfish Katy’s will no longer be operating under Vanessa and Jake Leitza's management. They are unclear what the future has in store for the property at this time. The two posted…

Passing The (Cooking) Torch

We've confirmed that one of Columbia's popular longtime haunts, Chris McD's Restaurant & Wine Bar, is changing hands. Not a lot of details yet, but we hope to bring you more soon. We do know that Chef Tyler Spurgeon is taking over the…

A Second Sweet Success 

Now Columbians to the west can more conveniently enjoy the best! We recently got a second location of Peggy Jean's Pies, one of our most dreamy destinations for decadent desserts. Nom nom nom! The new pie palace is located in The Shoppes…

Root Cellar Puts Down Roots At New Home

The Root Cellar announced it will be moving to 1203 Rogers St. (former site of the Drum Shop building). A Facebook post says they're excited to be close to their friends Ozark Mountain Biscuit & Bar and Logboat Brewing Company, and ask…

Sup & Sip At Glenn’s

Make plans now to enjoy Glenn’s February Dinner and Wine Series on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. Delight in a four-course dinner crafted by Glenn’s executive chef, accompanied by a wine pairing guided by Glenn’s sommelier. According to the…

Adding To The Brunch Bunch

Beet Box is upping its Sunday brunch game by adding other items to its menu. In addition to offering a weekly Sunday brunch special, the menu will now include more basic brunch staples for "the less adventurous." The items…

BBQ Boo Hoo

One of Columbia's bastions of barbecue bid adieu this past Saturday, Jan. 8. Lutz's Barbecue, reknowned for not only its ‘cue but also its craveable crispy made-in-house chips, is no longer open here in town, after a ten-year run. The …

La Siesta downtown closes

Sadly, CoMo's lost another dining destination. La Siesta Mexican restaurant downtown on Walnut and Ninth streets recently closed its doors. But all’s not lost: According to the restaurant's Facebook page, the north side location will remain…
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