Food News: Cosecha opening in Italian Village; Veranico joins the Arena District; Simply Rolled Ice Cream moving into Oats and Barley Market

Nicholas Dekker
Chris Crader in his new restaurant Cosecha on Fourth Street

Cosecha Cocina, a Mexican eatery from Grow Restaurants (owners of Harvest Pizzeria and The Sycamore), opens Friday, March 10 at 987 N. Fourth St. in Italian Village. The kitchen is headed up by Chef Silas Caeton.

The owners of Market 65 Downtown are opening a new fast-casual spot calledVeranicoon Thursday, March 9. The restaurant is located at 401 N. Front St. in the Arena District. Veranico will be open for lunch and dinner and will feature made-to-order salads, wraps, paninis and flatbreads.

The pop-up dessert shopSimply Rolled Ice Cream announced it will soon set up a permanent shop insideOats and Barley Market in the Short North. Simply Rolled serves a Thai-style ice cream that's poured out onto a chilled plate and rolled up before serving.

Block's Bagelshas opened its new store at 3012 E. Main St. in Bexley. The original location closed one year ago.

A new taco cart calledFoxFire Tacos will begin making the rounds this month. The cart is setting up every Friday night and Saturday afternoon at Brothers Drake Meadery, and outside Local Bar in the Short North midday Wednesday and on Saturday evenings.

Crimson Cup Coffee andDos Hermanos Tacosopened up shops inside the Greater Columbus Convention Center last week.

Nicholas Dekker writes about breakfast, beer, coffee and Columbus at He leads breakfast and brunch tours for Columbus Food Adventures.