Friday Food Bites: April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019

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

  • Somehow I forgot to share this last week, but Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza announced they would open a second location in the old King Ave 5 space in Grandview/5xNW!
  • Columbus Brewing Company announced they will be opening a much-anticipated taproom this summer at their brewery on the west side.
  • House Wine announced it would close its Bexley location over the next couple weeks.
  • Harvest Pizzeria announced yesterday that, due to lease renewal issues, they will close their original German Village location after Apr. 27.
  • Buckeye Chili & Smokehouse has opened downtown at 30 S. Young St., former site of Hungry Soul Cafe (RIP).
  • 1400 Food Lab will host its April Sunday Supper with Bidisha Nag of Create Your Curry on Sunday, Apr. 28. That night she will create a traditional and modern Bengali feast.
  • The owner of the shuttered Ugly Tuna Saloona in the Gateway announced he would re-open as Ugly Tuna 2 at 195 Chittenden Ave., former site of Two Bucks.
  • Columbus Monthly reported that acclaimed Cleveland chef Jonathon Sawyer (owner of Greenhouse Tavern and Noodlecat) announced he would be partnering with Forward Hospitality Group to open a restaurant at 906 N. High St., prior site of the short-lived RAM Restaurant & Brewery in Short North.
  • Mississippi-based McAlister’s Deli announced they will open a second central Ohio location, this one in Hilliard.
  • Studio 35 announced that they are moving ahead with planned renovations that include new seating, a second screen with 30 seats, upstairs bar seating, new windows, and more. The movie theatre and drafthouse will remain open during renovations.

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