Friday Food Bites: August 17, 2018

August 17, 2018

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

  • The Angry Baker closed their University District location at 247 King Ave. this week. That location had been open for two years; their vegan retail bakery in Short North and their original cafe in Olde Towne East remain open.
  • Condado Tacos held the grand opening of their Polaris store yesterday. The new restaurant – Condado’s fifth for central Ohio – is located at 8959 Lyra Dr.
  • The Columbus Food Truck Festival is this Friday and Saturday along the downtown riverfront.
  • Harvest Pizzeria’s newest location, called Harvest Tavern & Pizzeria, opened at 1099 W. First Ave. in Grandview this week.
  • Barbacoa Mexican Fusion & Bar will be opening soon at 2035 N. High St. across from campus, in old the Ripper’s Roadstand space.
  • Ill Mannered Brewing celebrates their third anniversary with a party from noon to 10 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 18. Read more about their new space and the party in my Columbus Alive column!
  • The World of Beer at the Gateway completed its transformation into a gaming bar called District PourHouse and re-opened this week.
  • A new German-style brewery called The Gemüt Biergarten was announced for the old firehouse at 734 Oak St. in Olde Towne East, most recently site of the Columbus Music Hall.
  • Mikey’s Late Night Slice offers a special collaboration pizza with Ray Ray’s starting this Sunday, Aug. 19 called the Ray Ray’s Hawg Life, featuring pork shoulder, pork belly burnt ends, hot links, roasted red pepper, Carolina-style BBQ sauce, and a special fire salt crust topped with crushed pork rinds. EDIT: this dinner was postponed until October.

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