The newest updates from the bar and cafe scenes
There’s very good news on the local bakery entrance following the regrettable closing of Granville’s Lucky Cat Bakery, whose breads you could find on neighborhood restaurant menus and grocery cabinets. Jeff Benkel, a Columbus native and Ohio State grad, programs to launch Buckeye Bread Co. this spring.
The bakery, which is now beneath building at 1505 Alum Creek Dr.,will fill a void locally by creating “artisan-excellent breads in business portions with daily contemporary shipping,” Benkel reported by means of electronic mail.
Benkel has lived in Phoenix for the previous 34 a long time and brings with him sizeable knowledge. He launched the wholesale artisan bakery Arizona Bread Co. 26 yrs back.
“This bakery is the end result of my yearly journeys to Columbus to meet with good friends and just take in a Buckeye match,” Benkel mentioned. “After talking with a team of restaurant supervisors in the Short North about where they acquired their bread, it became swiftly evident that no just one in Columbus is executing what I do in Phoenix.”
Despite the fact that Arizona Bread Co. has a café/bakery in Scottsdale, Benkel stated he has no designs to open up a storefront in Columbus. On the other hand, the company’s breads will be readily available on a retail amount at local farmer’s markets and groceries.
There is a new Korean barbecue solution in city. Don Pocha has opened at 4710 Reed Rd. in Higher Arlington alongside its sister restaurant, Poong Mei Asian Bistro. Clients can cook dinner Korean barbecue at the table or select from a selection of hot pots and soups. Don Pocha also provides barbecue foods to-go.
The plant-centered restaurant Comune (677 Parsons Ave.) has reopened for carry-out right after remaining closed considering the fact that November out of protection considerations connected with COVID-19. Comune is presenting a daytime menu from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday by Sunday that characteristics some of its outdated favorites these as dan dan noodles, a sweet potato torta and togarashi fries.
Novak’s Tavern & Patio (475 N. Large St.) has made a decision to temporarily close its doors, in accordance to a publish on the bar’s Fb web page.