Food News: Dirty Frank's West to close; Pat & Gracie's opens Downtown location; Lupo Italian restaurant opening in Upper Arlington

Nicholas Dekker
Pimento Cheese Melt with fries at Pat & Gracie's

Dirty Frank's West, located at 2836 W. Broad St., announced it will close on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Downtown location will remain open.

This week,Pat & Gracie's opened a second location at 340 E. Gay St. Downtown, the former home of Lomonico's.

The owners of La Tavola in Grandview will openLupo at 2124 Arlington Ave. next month. The new restaurant will feature an oyster bar and tapas.

Homefare in the Short North appears to have closed after a notice to leave the premises was posted on its door last week.

Biscuit & Branch in the Short North rebranded and re-opened last week asBranch, adding a raw bar and shifting its brunch menu to weekends only.

Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea announced it will open a location next year in the Dublin Bridge Park development.

Columbus Food Adventures launched a newScavenger Hunt tour, taking place on Sunday, Nov. 19. The event includes a culinary scavenger hunt and a secret happy hour around Grandview.

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