Food News: Red Door BBQ opens in Franklinton; Hotel LeVeque cocktail bar opens; Over the Counter opens in Worthington

Nicholas Dekker
Kindred Beer food truck

Red Door BBQ opens on Saturday, April 1. Located at 177 S. Cypress Ave. in Franklinton, the eatery will be serving ribs, brisket, pulled pork and sides.

The renovated Hotel LeVeque opened last week, complete with a second floor cocktail bar calledThe Keep.

A new eatery calledOver the Counter opened at 5596 N. High St. in Worthington last week.

This week,Kindred Beerlaunched a new food truck parked at its Gahanna taproom.

Dada Empanadaannounced it is opening a second location at 1724 Northwest Blvd. in Fifth By Northwest.

CoreLife Eatery, which opened at Polaris last fall, announced it is opening new locations at Lennox Town Center and on High Street across from campus.

After extensive renovations,OH Pizza & Brew reopened for carryout and delivery last weekend. The Downtown dining room will reopen soon.

Seattle-based fast-casual pizza chainMOD Pizza opens its third Central Ohio location at 4784 Morse Rd. on Saturday, April 1.

Hot Chicken Takeoverannounced it is expanding its North Market hours to seven days a week, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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