Food News: Chipotle's burger concept closes in Lancaster; Trek Brewing Company now open in Newark

Erin Edwards
Trek Brewing growler

Entrepreneurs Kristin and John Ream recently opened Trek Brewing Company in Newark. The new craft brewery is located at 1486 Granville Rd.

Chipotle Mexican Grill has shuttered its burger concept, Tasty Made. The lone location at 732 N. Memorial Dr. in Lancaster closed last week. Chipotle opened the fast-food spot in October 2016 and hired “Top Chef”alum Richard Blais last year in an attempt to relaunch and reinvigorate the struggling brand.

All People’s Fresh Market holds its grand opening today at 945 Parsons Ave. A project of Community Development for All People (CD4AP), the market offers fresh produce to South Side residents at no charge, plus health and wellness classes.

The Short North Food Hall is expected to open this month at 1112 N. High St. Some of the announced vendors for the Corso Ventures concept include Shokudo Ramen (from the owners of Fukuryu Ramen), Legacy Smokehouse and Tortilla Mexican Street Food. 

A new local craft brewery is coming to Lewis Center this summer. Olentangy River Brewing Company’s production facility and taproom will be located at 303 Green Meadows Drive S.

Genuwine’s Vintage Dining, serving Italian-American classics like spaghetti and meatballs and chicken Parmesan, is now open at 201 Clint Dr. in Pickerington. 

Dang Coffee, a Vietnamese restaurant, recently opened at 5742 Kathy Run Lane on the North Side.

Herb’n Cafe, the Pickerington restaurant led by chef Taylor Carter, closed this week.

Tickets to the 22nd Annual North Market Apron Gala go on sale Tuesday, March 13, at The fundraiser benefiting the North Market Development Authority takes place Saturday, May 19.

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