Friday Meals Bites: Creole2Geaux and Tales on Excessive debut, extra Ray Ray’s, two new diners, two new espresso outlets

There’s at all times quite a bit taking place within the Columbus restaurant world! Right here’s the most recent:

  • Creole2Geaux, which has been working as a stall within the East Market, opens its first stand-alone restaurant at 410 N. Entrance St. within the Area District on Tuesday, Feb. 28.
  • The latest eatery within the Hilton Tower, Stories on High, debuted this week. Sitting on the twenty eighth ground, Tales on Excessive is town’s tallest rooftop bar and restaurant, providing 360-degree views of town.
  • This weekend Ray Ray’s Hog Pit opens a brand new location for one in every of its vehicles, parking it exterior Flint Station at 225 Park Rd., simply north of Worthington.
  • This week TWO new diners have been introduced! The primary is a forthcoming Clintonville eatery known as Jenny’s Diner, coming this spring to 4768 N. Excessive St. and operated by two veterans of TeeJaye’s and Beechwold Diner.
  • The second diner coming quickly is a fourth location for Delaney’s Diner, which introduced it will take over the restaurant portion of the previous Marshall’s Restaurant in Grandview. The bar portion is within the strategy of turning into Grand Tavern.
  • After which there are TWO new espresso outlets coming quickly! The gang from Jennings Java within the Brewery District introduced they’ll be taking on Bake Me Pleased’s former Merion Village area at 106 E. Moler St.
  • Additionally this week, Mission Coffee Co. teased its return as a retail espresso store. Particulars have but to be introduced.
  • Very thrilling information this week: the beloved Los Potosinos taco truck reopened after a protracted hiatus at 3492 Sullivant Ave. on the west facet. The family-run truck is thought for his or her pollo al carbon, splendidly tender grilled rooster.
  • The Downtown Tavern, a brand new idea from the parents on the former Lola’s Kitchen, will open at 201 S. Excessive St. downtown on Tuesday, Feb. 28.
  • Harvest Pizzeria opened a brand new location at 454 S. Principal St. in Granville this week, throughout the road from Station.
  • A number of sources have mentioned that Cleveland-based Platform Beer Co. has shut down operations. Platform had a Columbus taproom at 408 N. Sixth St. downtown, which has been closed since 2020 after workers walked out, citing well being and cleanliness issues. Platform was offered to AB-Inbev in 2019.
  • Parable Espresso debuted its new bakery program with pastry chef Aaron Clouse this week.
  • Bleu & Fig catering firm introduced this week that it has closed its grab-and-go cafe contained in the Jubilee Market in Franklinton.
  • Business First shared that Scorching Hen Takeover‘s subsequent retailer might be at 109 N. Hamilton Rd. in Gahanna. It’s set to open in early April.
  • SuperChef’s in Gahanna introduced on social media that they’re briefly closed after a kitchen hearth.
  • Rose Dough Donuts, which operates out of 1400 Meals Lab, introduced it can host Cruller Sundays , each Sunday in March. Crullers might be obtainable for pre-order and pickup on Sundays.
  • Bear’s Bagels might be popping up at North Market Bridge Park each Wednesday-Friday in March from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Seventh Son Brewing and Franklin Park Conservatory have collaborated on a brand new beer known as Biome, brewed with yeast derived from dragon fruit within the Conservatory’s desert biome. It is going to be obtainable on draft and in cans beginning on March 2; $1 from each sale goes to help the Conservatory.
  • The Hocking Hills Comfort Food Cruise returns over the following two weeks, March 4-5 and 11-12. Will get should buy a move for $20, then go to 12 native companies to strive samples of various consolation meals.

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