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March 9, 2011

Dining Out | Katalina’s Cafe Corner

There is a wonderful buzz about Katalina’s Cafe Corner.  So many folks I know love it and eat there regularly.  Other fantastic places help with local sourcing of meats.  I found myself wondering why in the world I hadn’t been there.  What was wrong with me?

I rectified that situation this morning with a brunch during Dine Originals Columbus week.

And the place is adorable.  A gorgeous, rusty old chandelier hangs over the cases and counter where you order, plentiful chalkboard menus tempt you with all manner of delicious descriptions, shelves stocked with salsas, ketchups, Nutella and Abuelita (a PK favorite) for buying and taking home.  And a highchair in the back made me feel like I wasn’t wrong for bringing nearly four-year old Cherub along with me.

Somehow, when I walked in, there was the gestalt experience of thoughtful food and cheerful, comfortable ambiance.  It felt like the owners kind of “got it.”  That this was a place I’d be returning really soon.  If not simply moving in right away.

And I hadn’t even ordered yet.

I’ll admit, it was the Huevos Rancheros special that had been calling

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