The latest updates from the bar and restaurant scenes
The burger bar Stack City has closed on the Cap in the Short North. Located at 600 N. High St., Stack City was one of several Hyde Park Restaurant Group spots on the Cap. It opened in August of 2015.
Four String Brewing Co. has closed until further notice, according to a report by Drink Up Columbus. The closure comes just weeks before the brewery's seventh anniversary party. Four String has two locations: a taproom on Sixth Avenue in the Fifth by Northwest area and a Hilltop taproom and production facility.
A retail bakery named C. Krueger's Finest Baked Goods is opening in the Short North this month. C. Krueger stands for Cheryl Krueger, the founder and former president and CEO of Cheryl's Cookies. (Krueger co-founded Cheryl's in 1981 and sold it to 1-800-Flowers.com in 2005 for approximately $40 million.) The new, 2,400-square-foot boutique bakery is located at 17 E. Brickel St., formerly home to Homage and Robert Mason Co. C. Krueger's is targeting Monday, Oct. 22, for its soft opening and website launch, with a grand opening taking place in November.
Mezze has closed at 2051 Henderson Rd. in Upper Arlington, according to a Facebook announcement. The Gahanna location of the Mediterranean restaurant will remain open at 5326 N. Hamilton Rd.
Pearl Market ends its 2018 season on Friday, Oct. 12. The Downtown farmers market temporarily moved to the North Plaza of the Ohio Statehouse this year while Pearl and Lynn alleys were under construction.
Hen Quarter, a Southern-inspired restaurant and bourbon bar, is now open at 6628 Riverside Drive in Bridge Park. Columbus-based Jordan Restaurant Group is managing the Dublin location of the Washington, D.C.-based restaurant. The menu offers specialties such as deviled eggs, pork belly, catfish po'boys and fried chicken.
Bexley Premier Restaurant opened quietly last month after several delays. The fine dining spot located at 2525 E. Main St. serves a mix of American and European cuisines.
The Blarney Stone Tavern has reopened after moving across Linworth Road to its new address, 2245 W. Dublin-Granville Rd., in the Linworth Crossing center. The sports bar's new digs are next to Borgata Pizza Cafe.
Owner Dareen Wearstler's gift shop, Better Earth, will leave the North Market at the end of the year, ending a 27-year run. Wearstler plans to close on Dec. 30 and refocus the business as an online store. A food vendor is expected to take its place. An announcement naming a new vendor for the open spot vacated by Katzinger's Little Deli is expected soon.
Condado Tacos will launch a late-night menu at all Columbus locations, starting on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The new menu runs daily from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.
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