Dine Originals is throwing out its old format. No more weeklong promotions and no more fixed pricing. Now, on the first Wednesday of every month, the 40-some participating restaurants will offer big deals (even freebies, in some cases) and fresh off-menu fare.

Dine Originals is throwing out its old format. No more weeklong promotions and no more fixed pricing. Now, on the first Wednesday of every month, the 40-some participating restaurants will offer big deals (even freebies, in some cases) and fresh off-menu fare.

Take Due Amiciís Your Apps for an App: If youíre willing to seal your phone inside a cigar box when you arrive, youíll land a free appetizer. Or swing by Ella Restaurant + Bar in New Albany for Vino and Vinyl, where youíll taste five wines for $10 while sommelier Dave McMahon spins favorite old-school records. And donít miss G. Michaelís Bistro & Bar for a true stealó10 hors díoeuvres and 10 wine pours for $19. The best part: The monthly promotions are running indefinitely, says Shelley Mann, executive director of Dine Originals. ďAs long as people take to it and are checking out the restaurants, itíll keep going.Ē dineoriginalscolumbus.com">dineoriginalscolumbus.com