A local distillery has expanded again, North Market has hired a familiar vendor to bring in new business and Short North Restaurants are responding to Columbus' request for a curfew.
High Bank Distillery is the first restaurant to be featured in this week's Central Ohio food news.
This business is preparing its third local bar and restaurant. Colo, a newly rebranded company, will take over the meat and chicken business at North Market Downtown. Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther asked this week that bars and restaurants in the Short North close at midnight during weekends to try to curb gun violence, which has affected the neighborhood. Chef Butcher’s Creole Kitchen will move to a new location in Long Street, next year. It will take a space on the ground floor of the Ogden Apartments that are currently under construction. Wendy's Co. announced last week plans to test artificial Intelligence in a drive-through of a Central Ohio Restaurant. Middle West Spirits, the latest local distillery in Ohio Liquor’s barrel pick program that selects special spirits to sell throughout the state, is now a part of the program. Middle West Spirits will be offering a limited-edition single barrel bourbon, and a single barley rye. Ohio Liquor will have the bottles available starting on May 22. Land-Grant Brewing Company and Jeni's Ice Creams are once again teaming up to host the annual Strawberry Jam at Franklinton's craft brewery. Live music and kid-friendly events are scheduled during the daytime. Strawberry-themed food and merchandise will be available from many vendors.