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Abbey’s Swahili Delights Prepares For Pop-Up

If you’re looking for a delectable dinner on Friday night, Abbey’s Swahili Delights is having another pop-up! Prepare your tastebuds for authentic Swahili cuisine with Swahili coconut salmon, a beef and vegetable stew, among other items. You can call or text 573-682-0545 to order from 5-7:30 p.m. Pick up is at CoMo Cooks located at […]

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Two Weeks Left Until the Night Owl Eatery Closes for the Season

Fly on over to The Night Owl Eatery before the business closes for the season after this weekend. The food truck is located on Ninth and Locust streets and is open 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The menu consists of hearty cheeseburgers, Philly cheesesteaks, big dogs with Nathan’s famous beef […]

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The Food Bank Market Opens with Numerous New Options

Allowing for a new experience more comparable to a grocery store, The Food Bank Market opened its doors Nov. 1 on Business Loop 70. Read and listen more from Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri president Lindsay Lopez here.


Como Smoke and Fire Brings Back a Fan Favorite and Smoking Service

For the month of November, Como Smoke and Fire is bringing back some of their beloved traditions. First, the mouthwatering seasonal special, Thanksgiving sandwich, takes its place on the menu. A savory Thanksgiving meal is stuffed within the sandwich, which includes turkey, stuffing, lettuce, a cranberry reduction, macaroni and cheese, and sweet fries. If you’re […]

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Bamboo Terrace Taking a Brief Vacation

Bamboo Terrace, which offers Chinese cuisine in Columbia, is temporarily closing starting next month. According to a post on Facebook, the establishment, located at 26 S. 9th St., is going on vacation starting on Nov. 1. “Sorry for any inconvenience,” the post says. “Happy Holidays!” Bamboo Terrace plans to open back up to the public […]

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Pizza Tree Celebrating Nine Years of Delicious Slices

Celebrate nine years of Pizza Tree this weekend from in the alley next to Pizza Tree! From 5-8 p.m. Sunday, people are welcome to attend, costumes optional, and enjoy a tie-dye station, karaoke, beers, sodas, hot dogs, food from neighboring restaurants, a fire pit, s’mores, guided tours inside Pizza Tree at 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. […]

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Lean Kitchen Company Closing in Columbia

Lean Kitchen Company announced on Facebook it’s officially closing its doors. “We are saddened to announce our last day open will be when we run out of meals or Wednesday, Oct. 25,” the post says. According to an employee, the kitchen is closing because “business has not been going well,” the employee says. The Lean […]

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Peggy Jean’s Presents Pumpkin Palooza And Pie Tasting Extravaganza

Peggy Jean’s Pies is falling into the season with an October Epic Pie Tasting and Pumpkin Palooza this month. From 2 pm.-6 p.m. Oct. 19, take in the flavor as Peggy Jean’s takes its classic pumpkin pie in six different directions. Participants will try each pie, make their guesses and pick their favorite way to […]

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Günter Hans Welcomes 10th Annual Oktoberfest

It’s time to put on your dirndls and lederhosen and prepare for Günter Hans European Pub & Cafe’s 10th annual Oktoberfest throughout the week. The celebrations started Wednesday with a German spelling bee; today, take part in the fan-favorite Oktoberfest trivia, and on Friday, customers can enjoy late-night Oktoberfest from 8:30 p.m.-midnight with specialty shots […]


CACC Culinary Hosting Barbecue Fundraiser Feast

CACC Culinary is fired up to host a mouthwatering BBQ fundraiser on Oct. 18 with two convenient time slots: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4:30-5:30 p.m. The fundraiser will raise money for all Columbia Area Career Center SkillsUSA programs. Participants can pre-order meals for drive-thru pick-up. Pre-order is strongly recommended as CACC may not be able to accommodate […]

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Logboat Reopening with a Splash in Columbia

After more than 10 months, Logboat Brewing Co. is officially reopening its doors, showing off the new and improved space with a grand reopening party this weekend. From noon-10 p.m. Saturday, celebrate the reopening of Logboat with two new beers, new merchandise, a restock of some of the community’s fall favorites and food from Irene’s, […]

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Bite COMO Hosting Grand Opening Next Week

There is a new place to grab a bite in Columbia, whether you are craving lunchtime grub or a late-night indulgence. Bite COMO is celebrating its grand opening from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 3. Bite offers lunch items, including burgers, wraps, salads and more. If you are looking for more of a late-night option After Bite COMO […]

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Nourish Cafe & Market Partnering With New Chef

Nourish Cafe & Market has welcomed a new chef for the fall. According to a post on social media, Nourish has partnered with Chef Lexi Linsenman to bring you locally sourced, organic, nutrient-rich, curated specials throughout autumn. Chef Linsenman has several delicious additions to the menu, including delicata squash mac n’ cheese with grain-free organic chickpea […]

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Tellers Temporarily Closes After Fire Downtown

Tellers Gallery and Bar has closed its doors temporarily following a fire in downtown Columbia. According to an article by the Columbia Missourian, a microwave started the fire at Ragtag’s off-site offices located above Tellers. Tellers posted on social media after the fire, telling the community about the closure. “You may have heard, seen or smelled […]


Irene’s Testing Out New Brunch Menu

Prepare to embark on a delightful culinary journey as Irene’s, a barbecue restaurant in the Arcade District, unveils its brand new brunch menu this weekend. Try the new brunch options from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Whether you’re a longtime patron or a first-time visitor, this is the perfect opportunity to explore Irene’s fresh brunch flavors, […]

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New Café Opens in Downtown Columbia

There is a new place in the heart of downtown Columbia to grab a cup of coffee and a bite to eat. According to Facebook, La Calle 8 Cafe had its grand opening on Aug. 5, unveiling its tasty treats, Latin music, tropical atmosphere and, of course, coffee. From aromatic Cuban coffee to empanadas and […]


New Cooks Added in the CoMo Cooks Shared Kitchen

The CoMo Cooks Shared Kitchen, a commercial kitchen and food business incubator on The Loop, has added new cooks to the kitchen. A new food option, 5 Generations, is now operating out of the shared kitchen, offering soul food and catering. The breakfast menu includes grits, eggs, bacon, sausage, toast, donuts, cinnamon rolls and quiche. […]

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Seasoning 63 Looking For A New Location

Seasoning 63, a popular Chinese restaurant in Columbia, is moving. According to a sign posted on the door on Old 63, the store temporarily closed on Aug. 26 while it secures a new location. “We apologize for the rather sudden announcement of the store’s closure; following this, we’re looking for a new location,” the sign […]

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Local Businesses Adjust Plans in Extreme Heat

Several places in Columbia are changing their schedules or canceling events this week due to the extreme heat. Jest Jeff’s has changed its hours for the week due to the heat. According to the announcement on Facebook, the kitchen will close at 1 p.m. every day for the safety of the employees.  The Loop has canceled the […]

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Delia’s on Stadium Celebrating With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Delia’s on Stadium is inviting you to its ribbon cutting ceremony next month. According to a post on Instagram, the ribbon cutting will be at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 1 with mariachis live at 5 p.m. “Come and celebrate with us and have a good evening,” the post says. The business opened its doors at the beginning of […]