The Old Spot in Grandview isn’t actually old yet. It’s a newbie to the neighborhood. The Old Spot introduced itself as a project that merges the sensibilities of two well-loved, well-established local culinary influences: Butcher & Grocer and the La Tavola team. The former is a nearby butcher (as the name suggests) with a distinct commitment […]
The brains behind The Butcher & Grocer and La Tavola are coming together for a new restaurant in Grandview Heights. The Old Spot, named after an historic Gloucestershire Old Spots pig breed, will open inside the former Harvest Pizzeria at 1099 W. First Ave. It’ll be owned and operated by Tony Tanner, owner of The […]
La Tavola has a big, beloved history on the local dining scene. Originally an establishment in Powell, it moved over onto Riverside Drive for a few years. Then, in 2009, it stopped existing altogether while the owners started a restaurant project called Knead down in the Short North Now in 2014, La Tavola rides again. […]
Rick & Krista Lopez are no strangers to Columbus diners. The duo opened Crescendo Pastaria in Shawnee Hills in the mid-nineties, and later opened Trattoria La Tavola, which closed earlier this year after a solid 10-year run. Prior to their own ventures, Rick worked at Tapatio, a memorable spot for many on Columbus Underground. Last […]
Just read on Twitter that La Tavola restaurant may have closed its doors last night. Anyone know if it is true? While I only ate there a couple of times, it will bum me out if another local restaurant shut its doors. Update: Confirmed via phone call to the restaurant.
The Columbus Dispatch wrote The top 20 Dining Guide ’07 Friday, September 28, 2007 By Jon Christensen The Columbus restaurant scene is the most competitive ever, with more types of cuisines and price ranges than ever before. Top-notch establishments abound, so restaurants on this list aren’t the only local sources of quality food. Like any […]