In/Out: Winter dining trends

Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly

In: Poutine

Little Palace has a classic rendition of the Canadian specialty of fries topped with cheese curds and gravy, or try poutine tots from Swoop food truck, seitan poutine at Till, or gravy-and-fries-topped pizza at Late Night Slice.

Out: Cheese fries

In: Branches

We’ve spotted stark and sculptural tree branches at De-Novo Bistro, where they hang over the glam bar, and at FM All American Bar and Grill, where a bare tree is actually mounted to the wall.

Out: Bamboo

In: Ceviche

Arepazo turned its beloved summer special into a tapas menu mainstay at the Gahanna location, while Si Senor offers their crave-worthy take on citrus-cured seafood on Saturdays only.

Out: Blackened

In: Biscuits & Gravy

We love upscale twists on this Southern classic, like Skillet’s Lamb Chorizo Gravy with buttermilk biscuits or Katalina’s quirky Southern Biscuits and Chocolate Gravy.

Out: Scones

In: Mole

The complex Mexican sauce has made many memorable appearances of late—at Veritas Tavern, it accompanies carnitas, while it serves as a sauce on That Food Truck’s Lazy Chicken Sandwich.

Out: Queso