Written by: Steve Stover
Date: November 2, 2018
An amazing number of existing restaurants are opening new outposts.
Fox in the Snow, with locations in Italian Village and German Village, will open a third location at Market and Main Streets in New Albany in late fall.
The North Market location of Katzinger’s has closed, but it is opening a new spot in Dublin in addition to the original German Village operation.
The Victorian Village farm-to-table restaurant Katalina’s is planning a second location at 3481 N. High St. in Clintonville in late 2018. Katalina’s serves breakfast and lunch featuring Latin and southern influenced food – and its famous pancake balls.
Known for its spit-roasted al pastor, Mexican restaurant and food truck Los Guachos is opening a third brick and mortar store at 7370 Sawmill Rd., north of I-270, in the former Hass Tacos location. Los Guachos also is located at Godown and Bethel roads, Cherry Bottom Road in Gahanna and the original permanent food truck off Sullivant Avenue.
Half Pint Bar & Grill, a craft beer & burger bar, has opened in the former Harold’s American Grill in old Worthington, expanding from its other locations in the Arena District, Marysville and The Pint Room in Dublin.
Yellow Brick Pizza has opened a second location at 245 King Ave., just east of Neil Avenue, right beside the recently closed Angry Baker.
Legacy Smokehouse has left the Short North Food Hall to focus on its Greenlawn Avenue outpost and a new shop in Old Hilliard.
Restaurant News & Notes
Harvey & Ed’s, the Cameron Mitchell deli concept, is now open at 698 N. High St.
The Short North Food Hall lineup is changing. The new offerings are Palle by Moretti and Uncle Drew’s Chicken, a Youngstown import, and Legacy Smokehouse. Short Grain Sushi, and Tortilla Mexican Street Food are gone or leaving.
Chef Silas Caeton is leaving Cosecha Cosina to join Kevin Crowley at The Lox Bagel Shop. Felix Rodriguez will now lead the kitchen at Cosecha.
Cap City Fine Diner re-opened on Olentangy River Road on August 9.
Chef Tyler Minnis, formerly of Angry Bear, has landed at Market Italian Village.
The Hickory Room event space opened in late August at Wolf’s Ridge Brewing at 215 N. 4th St.
Huffman’s Market in Tremont Shopping Center in Upper Arlington has changed hands but the entire staff, including the great butcher James Williams, remain.
Condado Tacos has opened yet another location at Polaris on Lyra Drive with another location planned for Dublin’s Bridge Park Development.
The District Pour House has replaced World of Beer at OSU Gateway.
RIP: Michael Symon’s B Spot Burgers on Hamilton Road, CBC Restaurant in the Brewery District, Blind Lady Tavern on East Mound Street, and Pies & Pints at 1029 N. High St.