Friday Food Bites: August 7, 2020

August 7, 2020

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

  • Kolache Republic reopened this week! They just moved a few doors north of their previous space; find them inside The Daily Growler at 702 S. High St. in German Village/Brewery District. They’re serving breakfast Wednesday-Sunday and a new happy hour menu from 5-8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.
  • Pistacia Vera announced that it has closed its North Market stall permanently in order to focus on its German Village cafe.
  • The new Edison Brewing Company opened this week at 785 Science Blvd. in Gahanna
  • The Market Italian Village has opened up a new pop-up called Dairy Dose, inspired by hometown ice cream shops. The menu features hotdogs, burgers, slushies, sno-cones, cocktails, ice cream, and other treats for both adults and kids.
  • Bourbon & Barley Saloon in the Short North is under new ownership and has rebranded as The Alibi Bourbon & Cocktail Lounge. The space is undergoing renovation, and opening dates will be announced soon.
  • A new biscuit-centric cafe called Basic Biscuits, Kindness and Coffee is coming soon to 1160 Goodale Blvd.
  • The owners of Signature Wines announced that it has closed permanently. Their wines can still be found at Bunker’s Mill Winery in Cardington, Ohio.
  • Service! Relief Kitchen, which donated meals to hospitality industry workers, has returned as a grant-making organization, offering $250 grants to folks out-of-work in the industry.
  • The Original Pancake House in Upper Arlington teased on social media that a second location is in the works.
  • The owners of Milo’s Catering have opened Milo’s Grill at Champions Golf Course, at 3900 Westerville Rd.
  • The underground pizza-maker Spencer Saylor, better known as Wizard of Za on Instagram announced, he will be opening a pizzeria somewhere in Clintonville.

This week I’m also writing:

  • Learn about the new Cafe Elena on the city’s northwest side

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