Food News: Da Levee closing Short North location; La Laguna relocates

Erin Edwards
eedwards@columbusmonthly.com
Da Levee

In a Facebook post this week, Da Levee owner Justin Boehme announced he would be shutting down the Short North location of the Cajun-Creole eatery on Sunday, April 1 — no joke. Boehme plans to open a new concept in the same spot at 765 N. High St.that will feature pop-ups, games, local brews and cocktails. Da Levee's Gahanna location will remain open.

La Laguna, the Mexican ice cream spot specializing in raspados, has moved from its location inside a West Side laundromat to1980 Hard Rd.

Early-bird tickets are on sale forBrews Over Beats, a craft beer and hip-hop festival presented by Seventh Son Brewing and the 2x2 Hip-Hop Festival. Tickets to the May 18 event are currently $25; visit facebook.com/2x2hiphopfest for more information.

FoxFire Tacos is now serving out of the Little Rock Bar kitchen on Saturday and Sunday evenings. Little Rock is located at 944 N. Fourth St.in Italian Village.

A new Indonesian food truck hit the Central Ohio streets this week. Hahn Solo's menu includes Indonesian specialties like beef rending, chicken sate and nasi goreng. Owners Clinton Lawrence Hahn and Suliyati Hahn (who hails from Solo, Indonesia) recently moved to Columbus from Denver.

Clean JuiceNorth Carolina-based juice and smoothie bar, is coming to 665 Worthington Rd. in Westerville. Franchise owner Hailey Crowley is targeting May for a soft opening. The new location will servecold pressed juices, centrifugal juices, smoothies, acai bowls and more.

Franchisee Helena Abidin is opening a Pickerington location ofTeriyaki Madness on Sunday, March 25, at1510 Cross Creeks Blvd. Themenu features a variety of Asian rice and noodle bowls, pot stickers and more.

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