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Das KaffeeHaus Launching Coffee Shop at Zauber Brewing

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Das KaffeeHaus Launching Coffee Shop at Zauber Brewing

Zauber Brewing Company has been making moves to nail a contemporary German aesthetic, most recently with the addition of a kaffee blitzkrieg. That blitzkrieg (German for ‘lighting strike’) has materialized in the form of Das KaffeHaus von Frau Burkhart, a modern German coffeehouse. The original Das KaffeeHaus resides in Lithopolis, home of founders Amy and Joe […]

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Moretti’s Fast Casual Spin-Off “Palle” Coming Soon to The View on Fifth

Walker Evans Walker Evans Moretti’s Fast Casual Spin-Off “Palle” Coming Soon to The View on Fifth

Tim Moretti has spent his entire life in Columbus restaurants. His grandparents owned restaurants, his parents owned restaurants, and he himself has owned and operated Moretti’s of Arlington since 2000. After 15 years, he’s ready to try something new: a casual meatball-centric concept known as Palle by Moretti. “There’s so many fast casual restaurants popping […]

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Burwell Heights Development Gets First Architectural Review

Walker Evans Walker Evans Burwell Heights Development Gets First Architectural Review

The design for the ambitious Burwell Heights mixed-use development that was revealed last week went in front of the Italian Village Commission last night, and received a combination of praise and critique during the feedback session. The design was noted as being a very preliminary one, with room for discussion about the specific best use […]

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More Details Unveiled for Development at Summit and Fifth

Walker Evans Walker Evans More Details Unveiled for Development at Summit and Fifth

The March 17th Italian Village Commission meeting promises to be an extremely busy (ie: lengthy) one, with nearly two dozen projects submitted for review. Some of the submissions are smaller, like residents in the neighborhood who want to build a privacy fence, and some of the submissions are larger, like the five-story mixed-use Burwell Heights […]

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Sweet Carrot Restaurant and Catering Moving to Old Rife’s Market

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Sweet Carrot Restaurant and Catering Moving to Old Rife’s Market

Columbus food truck Sweet Carrot is expanding into a brick-and-mortar location at 1417 West Fifth Avenue, the old Rife’s Market. Angela Petro, owner of Sweet Carrot, had been searching for a building for the past two years. Sweet Carrot (an anagram of Petro’s first business, Two Caterers) rolled out in 2012, setting up warm weather […]

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Restaurant Review: Bar 145

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Bar 145

Did someone say poutine? Open for almost a year, Bar 145 updated its menu a few weeks ago, and the newest edition includes a poutine option: Loaded Poutine Fries ($8). Actually, it’s not just any old poutine option, the offering is made with duck meat and veal gravy: fancy poutine. Then again, the term “poutine” […]

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Fifth Avenue Dam Removal and Olentangy River Restoration Project Complete

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fifth Avenue Dam Removal and Olentangy River Restoration Project Complete

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman is commonly referred to as “Bikin’ Mike” due to his commitment to biking infrastructure and common spandex-clan sightings. Today, he can add “Canoein’ Mike” to his dossier, as he arrived at a press conference this morning where local officials celebrated the completion of the Olentangy River Restoration Project. “This project is a […]

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