Save with Dine Originals

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Dine Originals Columbus invites you to explore new restaurants, visit old favorites, and save money! Now through July 31st we are offering discounted gift cards that will make it affordable to visit our restaurants often, purchase a $100 Gift Certificate for $70, $50 for $35 and $25 for just $15.

Purchase your Restaurant Certificates here.

Or if you are looking for a perfect gift, a Dine Originals Group Gift Certificate is perfect for the foodie in your life. A Dine Originals Group E-Gift Card is good at any one of our member restaurants. You can print them, email them, or redeem them from your mobile device.

Purchase your group e-gift card here.


Take a Break!

Do you feel that you are always rushing around, skipping lunch, and are exhausted? That’s because you need a break. Taking a break from your busy routine is the best thing you can do to get yourself rejuvenated, energy boosted, and your creativity flowing.

One of the tips we gathered from “Rejuvenate yourself: Ten Tips for Taking a Break from Life” is to give your taste buds a treat. The article states that you should” eat something simple, colorful, fun, exotic or with wild flavors and textures.” By taking a break from your usual eating habits, and trying something new you are on the path to “repairing your well-being of your mind and body”.

Zero-Waste Cooking

One of the biggest trends in the restaurant industry right now is cooking for sustainability and fighting food waste. According to the National Restaurant Association “According to the USDA, 30 to 40 percent of food produced in the United States ends up in the trash. As consumers become more aware of the issue, many choose eco-friendly dishes”. They also noted “Chefs are also tapping into eco-friendly sourcing of their foods. Plant-based proteins, which require significantly fewer resources to produce, claimed the No. 2 spot among protein trends. Locally sourced meat and seafood, which require less transport and have a smaller carbon footprint, took the No. 3 spot, followed by sustainable seafood at No. 4. Mehta attributes the trend to increased awareness among consumers. “This generation is taking much more interest in global warming.” So are you ready for a change? Read the rest of this article on

Live Performance by Joe Robinson at The Refectory

Don’t miss out on the chance to hear Joe Robinson perform live at The Refectory July 1st-2nd from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Joe Robinson is considered uniquely gifted as a virtuoso guitarist and singer/songwriter. He walks a tightrope between the instrumental music that has put him in the spotlight and a unique fusion of vocally based rock, blues, jazz, and R&B that is entirely his own.   Born in the backwoods of Temagog, on the mid-north coast of New South Wales, Australia, his six-string ability and compositional insight have already earned him a worldwide following.

Of course there will also be a four-course dinner with your live entertainment. That menu is Strawberry Red Onion Salad, Maryland Crab Cake, Grilled Flat Iron Steak, and Chocolate Charlotte Dome. Seating is limited so call 614-451-9774 and make reservations NOW!

Need to save money? No Problem!

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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 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.