The latest updates from the bar and dining scenes
Smoked on High BBQ, located at 755 S. High St. in the Brewery District, opens on Wednesday, Aug. 9.
Max & Erma's announced that the original German Village store will close on Monday, Aug. 7. Located at 739 S. Third St., the restaurant has been open since 1958.
Da Levee announced the opening of a catering arm titled Rouxpert's Cajun Catering. The new venture will host a pop-up at Da Levee's Short North shop on Saturday, Aug. 5 from 7-10 p.m.
Thai eatery Basil announced it'll be adding a third location, this one at 3706 Riverside Dr. in Upper Arlington, current site of KiKyo Sushi + Seafood Bistro.
BrewDog USA and the Columbus Blue Jackets announced a partnership in which BrewDog will sell its Punk IPA and other brews at two stations in Nationwide Arena during hockey games.
Starbucks announced last week that all of its Teavana stores, including three in Columbus, are closing in the coming months.
Correction: The original article stated that Max & Erma's had been open in German Village since 1972. It actually opened in 1958. Alive regrets the error.
Nicholas Dekker writes about breakfast, beer, coffee and Columbus at breakfastwithnick.com. He leads breakfast and brunch tours for Columbus Food Adventures.