Which Fold is your Favorite?

What is one of the first things you do once you have been seated at a table in a restaurant? You take the silver wear out of the napkin, unfold the napkin, then place the napkin on your lap. Have you ever wondered how that restaurant folds those beautiful napkins? Well here is a guide by Bumblebee Linens with few familiar designs. Try them for yourself, then post a picture to the dine originals social media pages! Happy folding.

When you are trying to decide where you are going to eat what are a few things that cross your mind? What kind of food are you hungry for might be the biggest question. The other questions would probably be where could you go to eat with out breaking the bank, and how far do you really want to go.

With Dine Originals all of your questions can be easily answered. The Dine Originals restaurant members have delicious meals for any craving you may be having. Each one of the Dine Originals members has a discounted gift card that you can order from instagift.com. These gift cards give you the opportunity to save a lot of money. You can order a $25 gift card for only $15, $50 for $35, or even $100 for $70. With these saving it hard to justify not going. All of the member restaurants are located through out Columbus, so no matter where you’re located a Dine Originals member will be near by.

Need a Wine Guide, then your in Luck!


Have you ever gone out to a restaurant and wanted to order a glass of wine, but had no idea, which one would pair well with your meal? Trust me you are not the only one. But you’re in luck because here is a guide from Explore Food and Wine to help you out.

If your ordering a dish with earthy flavors like mushrooms, then a good pairing would be a red wine like Pinot Noir. This wine is light but has a savory flavor. If you’re looking for a rich seafood dish, then try a chardonnay with it. If you are craving a salty dish order a glass of champagne to go with it. If you are a big meat eater then the best wine to order would be Cabernet Sauvignon.

These are just a few of the delicious pairings that you can try. Take a look at these and many other pairings at Foodandwine.com.

Sunday Brunch at LaScala

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They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We know that sometimes making the time for breakfast can be difficult, especially on the weekends. That’s one of the reasons why LaScala is now serving Sunday Brunch from 11am-2pm. This amazing meal is only $19 per person, and $10 for children ages 3-10 and that’s not the best part.

The best part is the made to order omelets, homemade French toast, eggs benedict, and the many other delicious dishes! Reservations are filling up quickly so hurry and make yours today by calling 614-889-9431.

While your dining don’t forget to use your discounted gift card. Don’t have one? Go to doc.instagift.com today to get yours. Because there is nothing better than bunch at your favorite location for a discounted price! See ya there!

Why it is important to eat local

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Do you know why it is important to eat at a locally owned restaurant? By choosing to eat at a locally owned restaurant you are choosing to put your community members first, and support your local economy. According to “Think Local! 7 Reasons why Supporting Local Business is Good for Your Community” every $100 spent at a local business approximately $68 will stay in that community.  Local businesses are accounted for 65% of all new jobs in the past 17 years.

These local chefs care more about the time and effort that is put into their food because they what to give you nothing but the best quality products. These people care about you and are invested in the well being of the people in the community. So next time you are trying to decide where to go to spend your evening out, please support your local Columbus community by dining with a Dine Original restaurant member. And with our discounted gift certificates dinning at a Dine Original restaurant makes every meal affordable. Click here for a list of our members!