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The List: Restaurants & Bars Opening Later, Continuing Carryout or Not Yet Ready to Open

Susan Post Susan Post The List: Restaurants & Bars Opening Later, Continuing Carryout or Not Yet Ready to Open

While Central Ohio restaurants and bars are eager to re-open their doors, many are choosing to delay welcoming back dine-in guests. After being ordered to close to dine-in patrons since March 15, Ohio restaurants are allowed to bring back guests for patio dining on May 15 and indoor dining on May 21. Some spots are […]

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The List: 125+ Restaurant & Bar Locations Re-Opening in May

Susan Post Susan Post The List: 125+ Restaurant & Bar Locations Re-Opening in May

Two months after bars and restaurants were closed to dine-in patrons because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first guests will be welcomed back to local establishments starting Friday, May 15. Bars and restaurants are allowed to re-open their patios on the 15th, followed by indoor dining on Thursday, May 21. Guests will see some changes […]

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Coronavirus Update: Reopening Plan for Hair Salons, Restaurants Announced

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Reopening Plan for Hair Salons, Restaurants Announced

On Thursday, May 7, Governor Mike DeWine announced the reopening dates for hair salons and personal service businesses, as well as restaurants and bars. Advisory groups were put together for each. The restaurant and bar group was led by Treva Weaver, a Franchisee of Zoup! Eatery, and Debbie Penzone, president and CEO of PENZONE Salons […]

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Central Ohio Food-Based Businesses Get Creative in Response to Pandemic

Susan Post Susan Post Central Ohio Food-Based Businesses Get Creative in Response to Pandemic

The response to the Coronavirus has forced Central Ohio’s restaurants, breweries, food trucks and other eats-based businesses to get creative. Ohio’s bars and restaurants closed to dine-in patrons as of 9 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, leaving locations the option of closing for the duration, or shifting their business models to carryout and delivery. A […]

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Monarch Closing in Short North

Susan Post Susan Post Monarch Closing in Short North

After just under two years, Monarch Cocktail Lounge will say goodbye to the Short North. Tonight, Sunday, March 8 the bar will give it one last go. “It’s with sadness that we announce we are no longer continuing our operation at Monarch’s current location,” a post on the bar’s Facebook page announced. The language also […]

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Tastings Wine Bar Closing Shop in Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tastings Wine Bar Closing Shop in Short North

After three years in business, and countless wine tasting events in Columbus, Ohio, Tastings is closing their doors at 958 North High Street in the Short North. The company announced via Instagram yesterday evening that Saturday, March 7th will be their final day in business. “The time has come to close this location and look […]

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TownHall Almost Ready to Open, More Details Announced on Rooftop Concept at 800 N. High

Susan Post Susan Post TownHall Almost Ready to Open, More Details Announced on Rooftop Concept at 800 N. High

An opening date is nearing for the debut of TownHall in the Short North. Cleveland restaurateur Bobby George says Monday, March 9 is the big day – but only if everything is right. George has no qualms about holding out on the opening date to ensure the best experience possible for when the 7,000 square […]

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