Food news: Jeni wins Good Food Award, That Food Truck begins regular hours
Jeni Britton Bauer of Jeni's Ice Creams was awarded a Good Food Award in San Francisco last week. She won for her Salty Caramel Sauce in the Confections category. She was the only Columbus winner; other Ohio honorees included Maverick Chocolate Co. and Black Radish Creamery. Jeni's has also announced the late winter opening of their first scoop shop in Los Angeles, in the Los Feliz neighborhood.
Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 13, That Food Truck will be open from 12-7 p.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday. They'll be open at the future site of Baba's (2515 Summit St.). Owner and chef Dan Krauss will serve sandwiches, burgers, fries and soups.
Cafe Napolitana downtown opened the Alley Bar on Jan. 1. The Alley Bar is located at the back of the restaurant, with an entrance off Pearl Alley. The bar serves pizza, subs and appetizers alongside beer and wine.
Sally Held, owner of Three Creeks Coffee Roasters in Gahanna, opened Coffee Time cafe at 953 E. Johnstown Rd. The expansive cafe features a full espresso bar with Thunderkiss Coffee, scratch-made candy and chocolates, an ice cream bar, and soups, sandwiches and baked items.
Nicholas Dekker writes about breakfast at breakfastwithnick.com and authored the guidebook "Breakfast With Nick: Columbus." He's a regular contributor to Columbus Crave, and leads breakfast tours for Columbus Food Adventures and brewery tours for Columbus Brew Adventures.