Category Archive: Restaurants and eateries

Jul 24

Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl

Candy/Roasted nuts counter

Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl is a real off the beaten path gem in Zanesville, Ohio. Sher and I were told to be sure to take in this local treat shop by Alan Cottrill, a local artist. (read about our time with him here.) This favorite shop has been in business since 1948. The history of …

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Apr 09

Melt Bar and Grilled is not your mother’s grilled cheese

My "Backyard BBQ" with beef and thick cut onion rings and cheddar cheese. Tasty!

When our son and daughter-in-law suggested we go to Melt Bar and Grilled in Columbus, Ohio, I was a little skeptical. A grilled cheese restaurant? Little did I know how surprised (and satisfied) Sher and I would be after dining at this unique eatery. Grilled cheese? Yes. On thick Texas toast. Any cheese you want. …

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Mar 09

Real Chicago style pizza in Ohio

Supreme deep dish

On a recent trip to Columbus Ohio to visit family we all ended up downtown looking for a place to eat. Our son recommended a place called Fabian’s Pizza. This place serves real Chicago style deep dish pizza for sure. Located on High Street a few blocks north of the convention center, Fabian’s can’t claim …

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