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What's good on the east side of Columbus? has a map and some great information if you're looking for international cuisine.

I've yet to visit, but an Indian colleague of mine speaks very highly of Temptations Indian Cuisine in Reynoldsburg:

Jul 23, 2011
bjm87 in Great Lakes

Dive Bars and Lounges - Near North Side?

Thanks for the recommendations. I think Pippins is more what we had in mind, but again, any place with a good atmosphere would be worth a visit.

Any other places in the general area?

Jul 13, 2011
bjm87 in Chicago Area

Dive Bars and Lounges - Near North Side?

Another tourist here. I'll be staying in the Near North Side at the end of the month, and while I know this likely isn't the best area of the city for what I'm looking for, I figure there's got to be a few spots around.

I plan on spending the bulk of my trip budget on food, so any places I can grab a few drinks without breaking the bank would be great, preferably with a good or unique atmosphere. Live music is a plus but not necessary. Are there any spots in the immediate area worth a visit? How about a short cab ride away? What sort of expectation should I expect for attire and crowd dynamic?

Additionally, on my last visit I ended up at the bar in the Hancock Tower at the end of the night, but didn't get much grasp on the place at the time other than a phenomenal view. What should I expect there if I wanted to make a return visit there?

Any help is appreciated- thanks!

Jul 11, 2011
bjm87 in Chicago Area

Mansfield, Ohio

I just moved to the Mansfield area, and am deeply entrenched in a major chain restaurant warzone. I looked at a handful of recommendations on here from a year+ ago, and it seems a number of them are gone now. Are there any gems still around the Mansfield-Shelby-Ashland-Lexington area worth a trip?

May 10, 2011
bjm87 in Great Lakes