The latest updates from the bar and restaurant scenes

Worthington's House Wine announced it will add a second location next year. The new shop will be located at 2262 E. Main St. in Bexley.

MMELO Boutique Confections opened a second shop at 3951 Easton Square Place East at Easton Town Center.

The Daily Growler hosts a five-year anniversary party at its Upper Arlington location on Friday, Dec. 15. The party, billed as “A Classy Affair,” will feature a rotating selection of barrel-aged beers, a pop-up shop from Sophie's Pierogies, music by Doc Robinson and other special events.

The second Central Ohio Duck Donuts location has opened at 7717 Sawmill Rd. in Dublin.

The Woodbury, a new modern diner from the owners of The Walrus and Olde Towne Tavern, is slated to open next year in a new development at 223 E. Town St. Downtown.

Pasta Villa Restaurant & Pizzeria opened recently at 2475 N. High St. in the Old North neighborhood.

Stouts from Three Tigers Brewing and Elevator Brewing took second and third place, respectively, in the King of Ohio beer competition last week.

ZaftigBrewing hosts its Ugly Sweater Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 16, from noon to midnight. The festivities include bottle releases, special beer tappings, live music and food trucks.

Mashita Noodles will host a ramen pop-up on Sunday, Dec. 17, from 4-7 p.m. at Harvest Kitchen in Clintonville.

Actual Brewing hosts its Sourpuss release party on Saturday, Dec. 16, starting at 10 a.m. The event includes food trucks and the release of bottled sour beers.

Nicholas Dekker writes about breakfast, beer, coffee and Columbus at He leads breakfast and brunch tours for Columbus Food Adventures.