Friday Food Bites: October 9, 2020

October 9, 2020

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

  • Ray Ray’s Hog Pit announced that Chef Bill Glover has come on board as its new CEO. The news was paired with the announcement that Ray Ray’s will open a stand-alone restaurant at 1256 Columbus Rd. in Granville.
  • Columbus Alive broke the news yesterday that Jackie O’s Brewery out of Athens will open a Columbus operation by taking over the old Elevator Brewing space at 165 N. Fourth St. downtown.
  • BrewDog Short North announced that Brown Bag Deli will take over its kitchen operations starting Oct. 15, serving a mix of their classic sandwiches plus “location exclusive” items.
  • Hispanic Restaurant Week runs from Oct. 10-18, with 20+ local Latin American restaurants featuring dishes from Mexico, Cuba, Honduras, the Caribbean, Argentina, and other countries.
  • Pitabilities held the grand opening for its new stall in Hilliard’s Center Street Market last week
  • This Sunday, Oct. 11, Old Worthington businesses will celebrate Oktoberfest from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., with food and beverage specials, games, live music, and more.
  • The Butcher and Grocer announced that it’s launched a wholesale side to the business, TB&G Meats, that will formally supply the butcher shop and other businesses.
  • La Scala restaurant in Dublin announced that the long-running restaurant will set to close on Oct. 31 unless a buyer comes along for the business.

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