Friday Food Bites: January 29, 2021

January 29, 2021

There’s a lot happening in the Columbus restaurant world; here’s the latest for this week:

  • Boxwood Biscuit Co., a creation of chef Tyler Minnis from The Market IV and Luke and Annie Williams Pierce from Lawbird, announced it will make a brick-and-mortar home at 19 W. Russell. St. in the Short North. To help fund their new home, they’ve launched an IndieGoGo campaign.
  • Momo Ghar’s first stand-alone restaurant, located at 2800 Festival Ln. in Dublin, soft opened yesterday. Owners Phuntso and Pramod Lama shared that they have permanently closed their original location inside Saraga International Grocery on Morse Road, although their North Market location remains open.
  • Happy Little Treats vegan bakery will soft open in its new space at 1203 N. High St. Feb. 5-7, with a grand opening scheduled for Feb. 11-14.
  • Cleveland-based TownHall finally made its Columbus debut this week at 792 N. High St., on the ground level of the Moxy Columbus Short North hotel
  • The newest central Ohio Swenson’s location – the fifth overall – is set to debut at 6710 E. Main St. in Reynoldsburg on Thursday, Feb. 4
  • The long-running Josie’s Pizza at 952 W. Broad St. in Franklinton seems to have closed after 62 years in business
  • The new coffee shop and milkshake bar Shake No Eight is now open at 1537 N. High St. next to Ohio State’s campus
  • A food hall called Bubbly Hall is coming soon to 6031 Central College Rd. in New Albany
  • Business First reported that Godiva will close all of its stores nationwide, including the local shops at Easton and the Sunbury outlets
  • MozMoz Cafe has opened in the old Acre space at 2700 N. High St. in Clintonville

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