Friday Food Bites: December 3, 2021

December 3, 2021

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

  • Jerky’s Jamaican Grill opens today, Dec. 3, at 1247 N. High St. between Short North and campus.
  • Mikey’s Late Night Slice is now shipping its pizzas nationwide through Goldbelly.
  • Zacatecas Mexican Grill soft opened at 1175 Worthington Woods Blvd., just north of Worthington.
  • Watershed Distillery’s NocinoFest returns this Saturday, Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will feature their signature walnut liqueur, including a special version, Boucino, made with bourbon instead of vodka.
  • Multiple sources have reported that Brian Swanson, owner of Bodega and Bristol Republic, plans to open a new eatery at 671 High St. in Old Worthington, former home of The Half Pint.
  • The Lantern reported that the owners of Threes Above High and Fours on High are taking over Hendoc’s and renaming it Fives Up High.
  • Coast Wine House in Dublin has launched a holiday-themed pop-up called The Weinhaus, with decor, wines, beer, cocktails, and food inspired by Old World holiday markets. It runs through December, and is paired with their Outpost offerings: heated tents that seat up to six.
  • Understory, Wolf’s Ridge Brewing’s upcoming restaurant and event space, hosts its first public event this weekend, the Holiday Wonderland pop-up market Dec. 4-5. Organized by the SoHud Collective, the fair will feature 50+ vendors, drinks, live music, and more.
  • 614Now reported that Biscuits by Daddy O’s, a gluten free biscuit joint, is coming soon to 821 E. Long St.

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