Food News: The Half Pint opens in the Arena District; Zauber Brewing space becoming Endeavor Brewing; Duck Donuts adding a Dublin location

Nicholas Dekker
Duck Donuts

The Half Pint opened last week at 415 N. Front St. in the Arena District. Owned by the same folks as The Pint Room in Dublin, The Half Pint features sandwiches, snacks and burgers, all supplemented by 60 beers on tap.

Duck Donuts announced it is adding a second Central Ohio location later this year at 7717 Sawmill Rd. in Dublin. The first Columbus-area Duck Donuts franchise opened late last fall on Polaris Parkway in Westerville.

The brewery space formerly known as Zauber Brewing announced it will be calledEndeavor Brewing Company. The brewery has changed its branding and beer lineup under new ownership, and will celebrate its grand reopening on Saturday, Sept. 23. The Zauber brand may be resurrected elsewhere at a later time.

Three Brothers Diner recently opened at 3090 Southwest Blvd. in Grove City. The diner serves a blend of American diner classics and Mexican dishes.

Dine Originals Week takes place next week, Sept. 18-24. Dozens of Columbus-area restaurants will offer special prix fixe menus throughout the week.

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