The latest updates from the bar and restaurant scenes
The Short North location of RAM Restaurant and Brewery closed abruptly last week. The Dublin location of the Lakewood, Washington-based chain remains open at 6632 Longshore St.
Travis Owens, creator of Curio at Harvest, shared last week that he is leaving the popular cocktail bar. Harvest followed up by revealing that Curio has now closed and will be incorporated into the pizzeria's operations.
The Linden Farmers Market launched this past Sunday. Hosted every Sunday from 1-4 p.m. through Aug. 26, the market can be found at 2830 Cleveland Ave.
A new location of & Juice Co. has opened at 991 N. Fourth St. in Italian Village. It joins locations of the cold-pressed juice bar in Clintonville and Upper Arlington.
Oshio Sushi Kitchen Bar makes its debut on Thursday, July 5, at 974 W. Fifth Ave. in Grandview.
The new Koko Tea Salon & Bakery will open soon at 3951 Easton Square Place East at Easton Town Center. The tea shop moved recently from its Gahanna location; a second spot Downtown on East Broad Street remains open.
The Roosevelt Coffeehouse formally announced its new coffee-roasting arm, Roosevelt Coffee Roasters, which is being built out at 567 W. Broad St.
The Public Perk, a cafe and coffee shop collaboration between Coffee Connections, The Coffee Mess and The Lil Donut Factory, opened recently inside the new Hilliard branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library.
A new pop-up dessert bar called Hey Puddin' has started service inside the Short North Westie's Tavern, serving bread puddings, ice cream sandwiches, cobblers and more.
National Fried Chicken Day is this Friday, July 6. Hot Chicken Takeover is celebrating with wing-eating competitions at each of its locations, and by donating $1 of every sale to Food Rescue US.