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BYOB BBQ & Brewery Hop (meal included)

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill BYOB BBQ & Brewery Hop (meal included)

Short North Trolley Co. is proud to partner with Smoked on High BBQ to bring you a tour unlike any other in Columbus, OH. Join us for a BYOB trolley tour that launches at Smoked on High and hops around to 3 breweries throughout downtown Columbus. Your ticket includes a meal at Smoked on High […]

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Barrel & Boar Opening Westerville Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Barrel & Boar Opening Westerville Location

Local BBQ restaurant Barrel & Boar is expanding once again. The company announced yesterday that a fourth location is slated to open in Uptown Westerville, inside the historic 8 State building. “This is an incredible opportunity in the heart of the city I grew up in,” stated Stan Riley, owner of Barrel & Boar. “It will […]

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Roundup: Too’s Says Farewell, The Market IV Gets Festive, New BBQ Pops Up and more

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Roundup: Too’s Says Farewell, The Market IV Gets Festive, New BBQ Pops Up and more

Columbus always has 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: Too’s Spirits Under High A little more than two […]

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Restaurant Review: Smoked on High

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Smoked on High

It’s gonna be difficult for Smoked on High to live up to all of the online buzz. Although it opened with almost zero hype, fawning fans have testified that the barbecue is out-of-this-world. And even a hard-core contrarian can admit: the fawning fans are kinda right. It’s hard not to like the operation from the […]

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Construction Underway for Pecan Penny’s BBQ Restaurant on East Main Street

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Construction Underway for Pecan Penny’s BBQ Restaurant on East Main Street

The brains behind the Walrus and Olde Towne Tavern are bringing a barbecue concept to East Main Street. Construction has just started on Pecan Penny’s, which will take over the building that housed Ray Johnson Seafood Market for 99 years. Sitting between Third and Fourth streets on East Main, Pecan Penny’s will join a handful […]

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Brunch Review: Rooks Tavern in the University District

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Brunch Review: Rooks Tavern in the University District

Rooks Tavern is billed as upscale “boutique” barbecue, so it seems reasonable to have some concerns over whether a t-shirt is okay guest apparel. You can wear a t-shirt. The staff wears flannel. Half the guests are wearing t-shirts. It’s all good. So the boutique bit, that has more to do with the service (it’s […]

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Rooks Tavern Opens in University District

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Rooks Tavern Opens in University District

Rooks Tavern, the University District’s new upscale barbecue joint, officially opened on Tuesday after months of setbacks and a soft opening last weekend. Opening week has come with some surprises for co-owners John Havens and Aaron Mercier. Their vegetarian dishes are already among the best-selling, and guests have been favoring their cocktails over the 10 […]

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