Columbus chef and restaurateur Kent Rigsby announced this week he'll be the new executive chef at the New Albany Country Club. Rigsby closed his restaurant, Rigsby's Kitchen, earlier this month after 29 years in business.

Columbus chef and restaurateur Kent Rigsby announced this week he'll be the new executive chef at the New Albany Country Club. Rigsby closed his restaurant, Rigsby's Kitchen, earlier this month after 29 years in business.

Harvest Moon Craft Kitchen in Canal Winchester announced its newest venture, a microbrewery called Third Rail Brewing. Owners hope to open the brewery in May 2016.

39 Below Fro Yo announced it will close its Gay St. location downtown at the end of this month and move to new digs at Oak and Parsons in Olde Towne East by early next year.

The Rooks Tavern will fill the open space at 195 Chittenden Ave. in the University District. The bar and restaurant will emphasize barbecue and wood-fired dishes. It's slated to open next spring.

Columbus Brew Adventures announced a new tour, the Delaware and Powell Craft Brew Tour, focused on breweries and beer stores north of Columbus. The first excursion for the tour is being offered for Friday, Oct. 27.

James Anderson of Ray Ray's Hog Pit has launched a crowdfunding campaign to develop Ray Ray's Farm, a barbecue school at Anderson Farms in Granville.

Nicholas Dekker writes about breakfast, beer and Columbus at breakfastwithnick.com. He authored the breakfast guidebook "Breakfast With Nick: Columbus" and leads breakfast and brunch tours for Columbus Food Adventures.