Friday Food Bites: March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021

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There’s a lot happening in the Columbus restaurant world! Here’s the latest:

  • The Little Kitchen makes its debut at North Market Bridge Park on Saturday, March 20. The plant-based eatery operated as a food truck for three years before making the shift to market stall.
  • Watershed Distillery releases a trio of single barrel bourbons on Monday, March 22 as part of Ohio Liquor‘s single barrel program. It’s the first time with OHLQ has done it with an Ohio producer; the bourbons will be distributed amongst 25 state liquor stores across Ohio.
  • The Budd Dairy Food Hall announced that The Cheesecake Girl will be the first vendor in their Hatch incubator food stall.
  • New Jersey-based Playa Bowls announced a location coming soon to 1952 N. High St. near campus
  • Multiple sources have shared that New York City-based The Halal Guys plans to open several locations around central Ohio
  • Mardi Gras Homemade Ice Cream on the northwest side has opened for the season. Read more about the shop in my blog post last year on
  • Bonjour Cafe has replaced the Just Love Coffee Cafe at 330 S. High St. downtown
  • The Keep Kitchen & Liquor Bar inside the Hotel LeVeque will host a North American Whiskey Dinner on Thursday, March 25, showcasing the talents of The Keep’s executive chef Courtney Nielsen and esteemed cocktail maker and educator Cris Dehlavi.

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