Friday Food Bites: January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019

(Photo courtesy Forty’s Chicken & Waffles Facebook page)

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

  • Forty’s Chicken & Waffles opens inside Old North Arcade today, serving fried chicken, mac and cheese, Belgian waffles, slaw, and more.
  • The restaurant inside Bangkok Grocery has re-opened for the season after their usual winter hiatus.
  • Alqueria, a new restaurant from two former chefs at Barcelona, is opening next Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 247 King Ave. in Victorian Village, former site of The Angry Baker.
  • The owners of the Leone’s Pizza, which closed last October, announced they’ll be re-opening by Feb. 1 at The Osteria inside Camelot Cellars in Olde Towne East with an expanded menu.
  • Oats & Barley Market in Short North announced they will be closing.
  • The Meat Packers Outlet, open since 1957, has closed downtown.
  • South of Lane Cafe goes on its winter hiatus from Jan. 28 through Feb. 8.
  • Huli Huli Tiki Lounge & Bar will open soon at 26 W. Olentangy St. in Powell
  • Local Cantina announced they will be adding a Short North location at 600 N. High St. on the 670 cap., former home to Stack City Burger Bar.
  • The Nate’s Steamed Bagels food truck has started appearing on weekends at Antiques on High in the Brewery District.
  • And the Preston’s Burgers truck is now appearing Fridays at the new Parsons North Brewing Company.
  • Fantasy Cupcake soft opens in their new space at 3 S. High St. in Canal Winchester this week.

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