Food News: Little Eater opens Clintonville shop; Fuzzy's Taco Shop joins Short North; Pretentious Barrel House now open

Nicholas Dekker
Heirloom Tomato Salad at Little Eater

Little Eater opens its first standalone location at 4215 N. High St. in Clintonville on Thursday, Oct. 19.

Texas-basedFuzzy's Taco Shop has opened at 479 N. High St. in the Short North, the former site of the Japanese Steakhouse.

Pretentious Barrel House, the city's newest brewery and one of the first dedicated solely to sour beers, held its grand opening last week at 745 Taylor Ave.

Juniper, the new restaurant and event space on the rooftop of the Smith Bros. Hardware building, holds its official grand opening on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

Westie's Gastropub announced it will open a new location early next year at 4416 N. High St. in Clintonville. The space was formerly occupied by Wine Bistro.

J Hot Fishis now open in its new location at 1393 Cleveland Ave.

Watershed Distillery announced it is releasing a new apple brandy on Sunday, Oct. 22.

Haveli Bistro is coming soon to the old Barrio space at 185 N. High St. Downtown.

Pam's Market Popcorn and Windy City Eats holds its grand opening on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 955 E. Johnstown Rd. in Rocky Pointe Plaza in Gahanna.

High Bank Distillery announced it will open at 1051 Goodale Blvd. in Grandview sometime early next year.

Four String Brewing hosts its sixth-anniversary party at its Hague Avenue taproom on Saturday, Oct. 21, starting at noon.

Highline Coffee Old Worthington celebrates its second anniversary with giveaways and specials on Monday, Oct. 23.

Fast-casual pizza chainPizzaFireopens a new location at 5311 Westpointe Plaza Dr. in Hilliard on Friday, Oct. 20.

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