Dining

Restaurant Review: Kraft House No. 5 in Powell is a Gastropub with Swagger

With talented chef Marcus Meacham at the helm, Kraft House No. 5 brings local craft beer and bold, scratch-made gastropub fare to downtown Powell.

Short Order: Slurping Ramen at Meshikou

Great ramen requires finesse. Mike Shek, co-owner of Meshikou in Bethel Centre opened in October, knows this.

Crimson Cup is Pouring Dry-Hopped, Kegged Coffee

Behind the counter at Crimson Cup are two tap handles. But don’t expect beer to flow out of either. These draft lines are reserved solely for coffee that’s been cold brewed and kegged.

Dumplings are the Best Bet at Jie’s Good Tasting in Grandview

From under the partial curtain that covers the doorway into the kitchen at Jie’s Good Tasting, diners can see a man sitting at a table. He pulls chunks of dough out of a bowl and rolls them by hand with a tiny rolling pin.

Mezcal, Tequila’s Smoky Cousin, is Popping Up on Columbus Menus

Smoke, chocolate, dill, cilantro, coffee—welcome to the ever-shifting flavor profile of mezcal. If you haven’t already, expect to see more of the lively agave spirit on cocktail menus around Columbus.

Short Order: For Some of the Best Ethiopian Food in Columbus, Visit Lalibela

One of the best places for Ethiopian food nearby is Lalibela, a strip-mall restaurant, modest on the outside and welcoming on the inside, in Whitehall.