By Nicholas Dekker | Columbus Alive
Izzy & Mo’s Luncheonette, a Jewish-style deli from the owners of Till Dynamic Fare, held a soft opening on Tuesday, May 19. The space is next door to Till in the former On the Fly spot.
Bonchon, a South Korea-based Korean fried chicken chain, opened at 3586 W. Dublin-Granville Rd. This is the first Midwestern location of the chain.
Mya’s Fried Chicken reopened last week after a hiatus. The fried chicken truck is starting with dinner hours Thursday through Saturday. It also moved locations to 3400 N. High St., on the southeast corner of N. High and N. Broadway.
Voting for Hot Chicken Takeover’s summer destinations is over, and the truck is planning neighborhood pop-ups in Olde Towne East, Clintonville and Gahanna, although other locations aren’t out of the running.
After adding two brick-and-mortar locations inside bars, Paddy Wagon food truck announced a third spot inside Rambling House Soda, to open Wednesday, June 3.
Farmers market season is upon us! Many of the city’s markets are now open for the season, including Clintonville’s and Worthington’s. The downtown Pearl Market re-opened for the season on Tuesday, May 19.
Bareburger, the New York-based burger chain with one location in Columbus, announced a second spot at 4560 N. High St. in the Clintonville/Beechwold area. The new restaurant is slated to open in 2016.
The Commissary is hosting author and Food Network personality Simon Majumdar on Saturday, May 30. Majumdar will be doing a book signing, an Indian cooking class and serve as guest judge for a special edition Columbus Knife Fight cooking competition between Bill Glover of Gallerie Bar & Bistro and Andrew Smith of The Rossi and Philco Diner.
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing is hosting a beer and coffee pairing with One Line Coffee on Saturday, May 30. Wolf’s Ridge brewer Chris Davison brewed four batches of the Allegory Brown Ale, each infused with a different coffee from One Line. Tickets are available through Wolf’s Ridge’s site.
Plate in New Albany closed abruptly last week. Pasquale’s Pizza and Pasta House will move from its location at 14 N. State St. in Uptown Westerville to an as-yet-undetermined spot. It will be replaced by Asterisk Supper Club.
89 Fish & Grill announced the hiring of William Fugitt — formerly of Rigsby’s Kitchen and Mojoe Lounge — as new executive chef and general manager.