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Photos: The Walrus Opens Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: The Walrus Opens Downtown

After a few months of delays, The Walrus has officially opened its doors Downtown at 143 East Main Street. This new bar and restaurant is the latest concept from Brad Hobbs, Krista Sparks and Kevin Burns, owners of The Tavern in Olde Towne East. Fans of The Tavern will like what they see at The […]

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Popular Korean Fried Chicken Restaurant “Bonchon” Opens in Northwest Columbus

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Popular Korean Fried Chicken Restaurant “Bonchon” Opens in Northwest Columbus

Korean-style twice-fried chicken has landed in Columbus. International chain restaurant Bonchon Chicken has opened at 3586 West Dublin Granville Road. Bonchon, which means “my hometown” in Korean, has over 142 locations in six countries, but this will be their first Ohio opening. The casual sit-down restaurant is known for its signature crispy twice-fried chicken brushed […]

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Bareburger Adding Clintonville Location, Delivery Service

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Bareburger Adding Clintonville Location, Delivery Service

Just over a year after their March 2014 opening Downtown, New York-based gourmet burger joint Bareburger will be welcoming a second location in northern Clintonville. Franchise operators George Mathew and Ben Christopher signed a lease on 4560 North High Street last week. The current building, a former doctor’s office, will be rebuilt from the ground […]

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Restaurant Roundup: Anniversaries, Spring Openings, New Menus & More

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Restaurant Roundup: Anniversaries, Spring Openings, New Menus & More

Spring has finally sprung in Columbus, and with it, a fresh batch of restaurant news. Here’s what’s been happening in food around the city. 2015 marks 101 years in business for Utica-based Velvet Ice Cream. In celebration, they’ve released two new summertime flavors: Buckeye Brownie and Summertime Peach. Both will be available at Velvet stores […]

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Stack City Burger Bar to Open on The Cap This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans Stack City Burger Bar to Open on The Cap This Summer

We already knew that the Hyde Park Restaurant Group was planning to open a new concept in the former Cup O Joe space on The Cap, but we didn’t know what the concept was going to be, until today. Hyde Park co-owner Joe Saccone revealed that the Stack City Burger Bar will soon call the 3,000 square foot […]

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The Sonoma Grille Set for Spring Opening in The Arena District

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner The Sonoma Grille Set for Spring Opening in The Arena District

The Arena District will getting a dose of California cuisine this spring. The Sonoma Grille, a casual West Coast rustic restaurant, has moved into the former Darz Cafe location on 111 W. Nationwide Boulevard. Construction began in January, with an intensive remodel that included building a full kitchen. The interior of Sonoma will seat 20-25, […]

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Pies and Pints Opens New Short North Restaurant

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Pies and Pints Opens New Short North Restaurant

West Virginia-based restaurant Pies and Pints will open their third Columbus location today. The new restaurant is located in the historical five-story mixed-use Fireproof building, located at 1020 North High Street. The project initially began in January 2014, with construction and finalizations wrapping up this month. This addition will be the chain’s eighth location. Pies […]

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