There’s always a lot happening in the Columbus restaurant world! Here’s the latest:
- The news broke this week that Fox in the Snow would open its fourth location, this one at 38 W. Bridge St. in Historic Dublin, in the former post office building.
- High Bank Distillery announced the grand opening of their second location at 1379 E. Johnstown Rd. in Gahanna for Wednesday, May 18.
- Multiple sources reported that the classic Chicago deep dish pizza joint Lou Malnati’s is aiming to open a location in central Ohio.
- This week Mikey’s Late Night Slice parked their truck for the summer at Land-Grant Brewing’s beer garden. The truck joins the Ray Ray’s truck on site already; it’ll serve lunch and dinner Thursdays through Sundays.
- Playa Bowls will open its newest location at 5765 N. Hamilton Rd. in New Albany on Saturday, May 14.
- Multiple sources reported that DeArini’s Tavern & Grill on Henderson Road has been sold and will close. DeArini’s has been open since 1967.
- Columbus Craft Beer Week kicks off today and runs through May 21, featuring special tastings, pairings, collaborations, and much more. On Saturday, May 14 the Six One Pour craft beer festival takes place from 8-11 p.m. at COSI.
- Coast Wine House hosts their second-annual rosé week, May 15-21. They’ll feature an open house, tastings, live music, and more.
- Business First reported that the Tenfold incubator space in the Short North is hosting a temporary pop-up of Olipop, a west coast-based soda shop.
- Thirteen different Ohio breweries brought home 15 awards total at the World Beer Cup last week, including locals Columbus Brewing Company, Gemut Biergarten, and Wolf’s Ridge Brewing.
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