Openings, closings and more Columbus food and drink news
Harvest Tavern & Pizzeria opened this week at 1099 W. First Ave. in Grandview, formerly home to The Old Bag of Nails Pub. Known primarily for its wood-fired pizzas, Harvest will feature an expanded lunch and dinner menu at the Grandview location that highlights its collaboration with partner and neighbor The Butcher & Grocer. Grow Restaurants’ quickly expanding brand of pizzerias is now up to six in Ohio.
Craft & Vinyl, Troy Stacy’s appropriately named craft beer bar, record shop and recording studio, opened Wednesday at 1806 W. Fifth Ave. in Grandview. Read more about Craft & Vinyl at ColumbusAlive.com.
This week, The Angry Baker announced the closure of its University District café and bakery on Facebook. The Angry Baker’s original location in Olde Towne East, known for its vegan-friendly menu of sandwiches and baked goods, remains open at 891 Oak St. Meanwhile, its new Short North bakeshop at 1247 N. High St. recently converted to a 100-percent vegan bakery.
The Columbus Food Truck Festival takes place this Friday and Saturday at Bicentennial Park and the Scioto Mile. Now in its eighth year, the festival will feature two stages with live music, crafts and more than 50 food trucks and trailers.
Condado Tacos opened today at The Pointe at Polaris at 8958 Lyra Drive. The new location of the fast-growing, Columbus-based taqueria will be open 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily.
World of Beer’s ownership group is officially relaunching its Gateway–University District location as The District PourHouse starting today. The rebranded concept, which seeks to be a more budget-conscious option for students, will feature a hot dog stand, more than 50 beers on tap, classic arcade games, vinyl nights, trivia nights and a beer garden.
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