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Restaurant Roundup: News From Mission Coffee, Land-Grant and more

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Columbus has so many new restaurants, expansions, menu updates and other changes, sometimes it’s hard to keep up with everything. That’s why our Restaurant Roundup series was designed to keep you informed with the latest and greatest updates. Here’s what’s new in the local dining scene:

Simple Times Mixers

A select number of Simple Times bottled cocktail mixers are now stocked at all nine Local Cantina locations. Their three custom Margarita mixes, Pineapple Coconut, Blood Orange and Strawberry Sage, are available.

For more information, visit simpletimesmixers.com.

Land-Grant Brewing Company

Land-Grant is celebrating Earth Day by launching an all-new Sun Grant Sustainable Beer Fest and continuing their annual series of Sun-Grant beers. Named for the Sun-Grant Association, a group of Land-Grant Universities researching and developing sustainable, bio-based energy alternatives, Sun-Grant beers are made using sustainable methods and ingredients.

This year’s Helios Rustic Lager is made with local honey from the Stratford Ecological Center, as well as pilsner malt from Haus Malts in Cleveland, Michigan-sourced Triple Pearl hops, and a Kyeik yeast strain, which ferments at a lower, energy-efficient temperature.

Helios Rustic Lager will be available by the pint and in six packs of cans at the Land-Grant taproom on Earth Day, Monday, April 22. For every pint and six-pack sold, $2 will go to the brewery’s Sun-Grant Fund, which subsidizes any equipment upgrades, building improvements, and other changes to reduce their environmental impact. Their 2018 Sustainability and Community report will be published with the release of Helios.

The Sun-Grant Sustainable Beer Fest will take place in Land-Grant’s solar powered beer garden on May 4, from 3 to 8 p.m. Other local and national breweries will also attend to showcase their sustainable beers, including Jackie O’s, HiHo, Little Fish, MadTree, Warped Wing, Wolf’s Ridge, Woolly Pig, and Sierra Nevada. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 day-of.

For more information, visit landgrantbrewing.com

Condado Tacos

The locally founded taco joint is celebrating every ganja-lovers favorite holiday, April 20, with some discounts. Customers can get 20 percent off all online orders all day by entering the code “for20” at checkout. The deal is available at all six Condado locations in Columbus and is for pick up orders only.

For more information, visit condadotacos.com.

Mission Coffee

A new specialty drink menu is launching at Mission Coffee, in partnership with Honeyrun Farm, of Williamsport, Ohio. 

Six new beverages are now available: the Matcha Lemonade, made with Spirit Tea matcha, Harney & Sons lemonade, and sweetened with Honeyrun’s spring honey; the Grapefruit Sizzler, made with the spring honey, grapefruit juice, and Goslings Ginger Beer; the Cold Brew Tonic, a cold brew enriched with the farm’s spring honey and Top Note Indian Tonic Syrup; the Spring Bee, with espresso and steamed milk, sweetened with Honeyrun’s Lavender Infused honey and topped with mint and a lemon peel; and the Spicy Bee, espresso and steamed milk mixed with cardamom syrup and infused with Honeyrun’s Buckwheat Honey and topped with North Market Spice’s Sichuan peppercorns. 

Drink prices range from $4.50-5.50.

For more information, visit missioncoffeeco.com.

For upcoming local food and dining events, CLICK HERE to visit our Events Calendar.

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