Visiting Columbus, OH for a couple days in August for the Dublin Irish Festival - where should I try?
I love small, local joints with decent food (especially regional favorites), not too expensive. I'll be a vendor selling my art at the Irish Festival in Dublin, so nearby would be best. I'll likely be bloody tired after a long day at the festival, so posh is right out. I love all foods, though Mexican is not on my favorites... what do you suggest? Also, I can't eat large portions or buffets, as I've had stomach surgery... and likely won't have a fridge in my hotel for leftovers :)
Thanks in advance!
If nothing else, stop by the Dublin location of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams. Easily some of the best ice cream I've ever had.
Bethel Road is near Dublin and has a fun bar called Gallo's Tap Room. The bar is in a strip mall near MicroCenter and behind Wendy's. It's nothing fancy but they have great burgers, sandwiches and wings. Their bar food is a step up from what most places have, and it's an easy place to go by yourself.
re: Lauren in OH
Since the festival was all day (10am to 10pm) I didn't get out to explore as much as I would have liked, however, joy of joy, Jeni's had a booth at the festival! I tried their salty caramel and dark chocolate... OMG! Fantastic!!!!! Thanks for recommending them, I likely wouldn't have thought about trying them without it. There was also some fantastic haggis there, but I know most people don't like that as much as ice cream :)