Friday Food Bites: May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018

There’s a lot happening in the Columbus restaurant world – here’s the latest!

  • Fox in the Snow Cafe announced their third location will be on the corner of Main and Market streets in New Albany. The location is slated to open this fall.
  • Condado Tacos announced two more locations: Polaris and Dublin. This joins spots in Short North, downtown, Clintonville, and Easton.
  • Columbus Craft Beer Week starts today and runs through May 19! The week is full of tastings, beer dinners, festivals, pairings, you name it. Check out their website for the full list of events, or check out my highlights in this week’s Columbus Alive.
  • Of special note is Drink Up Columbus’ seventh anniversary party on Monday, May 14 at Barley’s Underground. It’s especially worth celebrating as Cheryl was named Best Blogger in (614) Magazine! Get tickets to the party here.
  • Zaftig Brewing celebrates their four-year anniversary this Saturday, May 12 from noon to midnight. The event includes a rotation of food trucks, special beers on tap, and the release of their whopping 17% ABV Ol’ Rugger stout.
  • Branch in the Short North has been rebranded and reborn as the third Westie’s Gastropub location.
  • BrewDog opens their in Franklinton brewpub at 463 W. Town St. today! It’s been less than a month since they opened their Short North pub.
  • The plant-based burger joint Eden Burger announced they’re closing temporarily starting this Monday, May 14 for revamp of their menu and space.
  • It also seems like Mac’s Cafe in Short North is getting a revamp into Mac’s Proper Pub.
  • Tio’s Tacos and Tequila opened at 201 S. High St. downtown last week.
  • The Blue Danube in Old North announced they’ll be closing on June 17, although the new owners report that they’ll renovate the restaurant and re-open with a similar concept.
  • Darista Dips celebrates their fourth anniversary tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the Grandview Yard Market District, coinciding with the official launch party of Craft Beer Week.

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