Restaurant openings, closings and additional Central Ohio foods and drink news
Openings & Bulletins
The Tales of the Cocktail Basis not too long ago declared the leading 10 nominees for its 16th yearly Spirited Awards, and Law Chicken created the slice. The awards are between the most prestigious in the cocktail and spirits marketplace. Legislation Bird (740 S. High St.) was named between the prime 10 in the Very best New U.S. Cocktail Bar group. The Brewery District bar from Annie Williams Pierce (a Columbus Monthly Tastemaker) and Luke Pierce stands by yourself as the only Ohio bar in the competitors, which recognizes cocktail programs, bartenders and media around the entire world. The Best 10 finalists in the Finest New U.S. Cocktail Bar classification include: Legislation Chicken (Columbus), Double Chicken Remember to (New York Metropolis), Content Accidents (Albuquerque), Kona’s Avenue Market (San Francisco), Overstory (New York Metropolis), Palmetto (Oakland), Temple Bar (New York Metropolis), Tiki Tatsu-Ya (Austin), Trade Winds Tavern (Seattle) and Yacht Club (Denver). Spirited Award winners will be declared at the Tales of the Cocktail meeting, having position July 25-29 in New Orleans.
Chef Josh Dalton is launching a new thought at his restaurant “incubator” at 15 E. Winter St. in Delaware, once property to Veritas Tavern and Speck Italian Eatery. Speck departed the downtown Delaware place in early April forward of its relocation to Downtown Columbus. The modern Italian cafe is envisioned to open up this summertime on the ground ground of the Nicholas making at Superior and Homosexual streets. Filling the vacant Delaware house will be Cove, a new seafood eatery from 1 of Central Ohio’s most resourceful and adaptable cooks. A timeline for Cove’s opening has however to be announced.
Worthington Tavern, a new cafe from the proprietor of Bodega and Bristol Republic, produced its debut final 7 days at 671 High St. in Aged Worthington, previously The Fifty percent Pint. Proprietor Brian Swanson’s new tavern capabilities a supper menu that includes oysters on the 50 % shell, salads, burgers, pastas, steak frites and far more. Brunch assistance will be extra shortly.
Yavonne and Wade Sarber, two former Columbus restaurateurs, have returned to the Columbus dining scene following a number of several years in Cincinnati where by the pair made a new thought: Agave & Rye. The Sarbers’ taco, tequila and bourbon strategy produced its Columbus debut last 7 days at 479 N. High St., formerly Fuzzy’s Taco Store. The site is the very first of at least two Agave & Rye locations coming to Central Ohio a different is taking around the previous Spagio house in Grandview. Agave & Rye, which functions Yavonne Sarber’s flamboyant layout type, provides a menu of “double-shelled” tacos, burgers, mac ’n’ cheese, enchiladas, birria ramen and additional.
Two years following it was very first envisioned to open, the bar Mandrake Rooftop is now open up at 808 N. Substantial St. atop the Moxy hotel in the Shorter North. Mandrake is owned by the similar Cleveland-primarily based team that operates TownHall, the restaurant on the ground floor of the Moxy creating. Mandrake is on the building’s 10th floor, with sights of Downtown and Victorian Village.
Cake Walk Bar & Cafe has been replaced by Clove Indian Bistro at 6642 Sawmill Highway. Clove’s several hours are 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-10 p.m. Wednesday as a result of Monday (shut Tuesday) lunch buffets are obtainable Friday by means of Sunday.