Columbus Business First

The Columbus, Ohio, area is one the nation’s most-promising cities. Its job market is growing faster than the national average. The metro area of more than 1.9 million residents is home to 15 Fortune 1000 corporations. It hosts one of the U.S.’s largest academic powers in Ohio State University and counts 23 college campuses in its neighborhoods. Columbus Business First covers the region’s dynamic business community with the most authoritative report found in Columbus, and its news staff analyzes and provides insights into the business and economic developments that keep the city abuzz.


The Kicker | March 4, 2016

This week's podcast is all about restaurants. We talk with John Barker, CEO of the Ohio Restaurant Association, about what's worrying the state's restaurateurs, including why most are against a minimum wage hike. We also touch on whether tipping should be banished, how fast-casual is shaking up dining, and advice for those looking to open their own restaurant (and why they maybe shouldn't do it).


 2016-03-03  43m