Food News: Northstar Cafe opens Westerville location; Jeni's announces new flavors

Nicholas Dekker
Johnson's Real Ice Cream

The Westerville location of Northstar Cafe opened last week at 109 S. State St. This is the eatery's fourth Central Ohio location and the fifth overall.

Johnson's Real Ice Creamannounced it will open a second retail location at 55 W. Bridge St. in Dublin this coming May.

Scrambler Marie's announced a new fast-casual breakfast and lunch concept calledCity Egg, the first of which will open at 1478 Bethel Rd. this spring.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creamsannounced a new collection titled, “We're Not From Here. You Belong Here,” featuring unusual and unexpected flavors like the Supermoon with blue violet and vanilla marshmallow ice creams blended together. Half the new collection will be released in Jeni's scoop shops this Friday, March 17, while the remaining flavors will be available in mid-April.

Red Door BBQ announced it will open at 177 S. Cypress Ave. in Franklinton on Saturday, April 1.

Dine Originals Weekruns March 20-26, during which the 36 member restaurants offer prix fixe menu items.

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