Openings, closings and other local food news
Fox in the Snow’s new German Village café opens Saturday, Jan. 6, at 210 Thurman Ave., the site of the old Thurmania Theatre. This will be the second location for owners Lauren Culley and Jeff Excell, who first opened Fox in the Snow in Italian Village in 2014.
Andes Bar & Grill opened last week at 79 S. Fourth St., the former home of Hae-Paul’s Korean American Kitchen. Chef/owner Jorge Nisthauz, who hails from Bolivia, will serve South American fare and cocktails, with a focus on dishes from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia and Peru.
Huong Vietnamese Restaurant at 1270 Morse Road will be closed for at least four weeks after the chef suffered a knee injury last week.
Iron Age Korean BBQ has replaced Kaya Grill & Sushi at 4710 Reed Road on the Northwest Side. The restaurant offers a variety of Korean specialties like jjigae, bulgogi and Korean-style barbecue, plus sushi and teriyaki dishes.
Sassafras Bakery will be closed through Tuesday, Jan. 16, for winter break. The Worthington bakery will resume regular hours on Jan. 17.
Ohio’s State Department of Commerce is shedding more than 700 liquor brands this year to make room for more popular and new-release products. Once the inventory is sold, these “last call” liquors will no longer be available for purchase in Ohio. To see a complete list, visit com.ohio.gov.
The South Indian restaurant Udipi Café closed recently at 2001 E. Dublin-Granville Road.
Two more restaurants have signed on for Dublin’s Bridge Park development. Hen Quarter, a Southern restaurant and bourbon bar with locations in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., is set to open this spring at 6628 Riverside Drive. Meanwhile, the Cleveland-based eatery REBol, offering bone broths, grain bowls, smoothies and breakfast sandwiches, is targeting a summer opening at 4553 Bridge Park Ave.