The latest updates from the Columbus dining and bar scenes
The Buckeye Bourbon House opens Friday, Feb. 10, at 36 E. Gay St. in the old Buckeye Savings & Loan building. The bar, connected to the Residence Inn Marriott, features a menu of small plates to pair with over 40 bourbon items, from spirits and cocktails to beers and desserts.
Buns & Brews announced it has closed its Short North location and is relocating to an undisclosed new spot.
Elia Athenian Grill opened at 20 N. High St. Downtown, serving Greek dishes like gyros and souvlaki.
Breakfast and lunch restaurant First Watch announced it will open a location at the University Gateway District this summer.
Mashita Noodles hosts a ramen pop-up at Harvest in Clintonville on Sunday, Feb. 12, from 4-8 p.m. The pop-up will feature ramen, steam buns and other items.
Fast-casual sushi spot Fusian announced it has established a test kitchen at its Grandview location, and is introducing Inspired Bowls to the menu.
The Pucks and Pints Bar Crawl takes place Saturday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. around the Arena District. Attendees joining the bar crawl can hop between participating bars like Park Street Cantina, Brothers, Granero Lounge, Park Street Tavern and others, then head to watch the Blue Jackets face the Red Wings at Nationwide Arena at 5 p.m.
Nicholas Dekker writes about breakfast, beer, coffee and Columbus at breakfastwithnick.com. He leads breakfast and brunch tours for Columbus Food Adventures.