Food News: Double Comfort leaving Short North space; Trillium opening

Nicholas Dekker
Double Comfort

Memphis-style fried chicken joint Double Comfort announced it would be leaving its location at 505 N. High St. after Sunday, March 26. The owners shared that the business would continue in another form, but no details have been announced yet.

Bradley Balch, executive chef and co-owner of The Sycamore, announced he's taking over the old Alana's Food & Wine space at 2333 N. High St. to open a restaurant calledTrillium Kitchen & Patio this June.

Poke Bros opened a carryout location at 100 E. Gay St. Downtown this week. The company opened its first full-service location at Polaris last fall.

Last week, Toledo-basedBarry Bagels opened a location in Westerville at 655 Worthington Rd.

What the Waffle, the breakfast pop-up operating out of the Columbus Food Hub in Olde Towne East, debuts Saturday brunch on Saturday, March 25, dishing up eats from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Virginia-basedDevil's Backbone Brewing Company launches in the Ohio market this week, with a tap takeover at the Short North Pint House on Thursday, March 23, and a launch party at King Avenue Five on Friday, March 24.

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