Restaurants & Dining

Restaurant review: New small plates at The Crest deliver big flavors

The crowds ceaselessly streaming into The Crest Gastropub since its inception two years ago remind me of the postal service: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night have kept them from swarming in. When it comes to kitchen consistency, though, the trendy Clintonville eatery has had problems delivering.
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Restaurant review: Dependable Ted’s Montana Grill is an Arena District hit

As I settled into a make-believe piece of Montana, I heard Waylon and Willie lovingly sing about going to Luckenbach, Texas. Since I was raptly enjoying my meal, I was happy staying put.
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Food News: Jeni’s closes indefinitely

Last week Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams issued a voluntary recall of its products due to a listeria contamination detected in samples by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. The recall included closing its production facility and all of its scoop shops nationwide, and pulling its goods from store shelves. The company reported later that further testing revealed listeria in the Columbus production facility, which has been inspected and cleaned in conjunction with dairy-processing experts and the FDA. Jeni’s has urged customers to dispose of pints that have been purchased.
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