The latest updates from the bar and restaurant scenes

The owners of Pat & Gracie's are planning to open a new concept called P and G Wood-Fired Kitchen at 525 Short St., the former CBC Restaurant space in the Brewery District. The new restaurant from Matt Rootes and Tony Wildman will offer a lunch menu that's similar to Pat & Gracie's with burgers, salads and sandwiches. “[The] dinner menu will be more entree-centric, featuring steaks, [barbecued] ribs, chicken, fish and pork items with some sandwiches,” Rootes said in an email. Rootes and Wildman are targeting a June opening.

Red Door BBQ opened this week in the heart of Campus at 264 W. Lane Ave. Another Red Door is expected to open this spring at 77 Lake St. in Delaware, formerly Kintz's Bar.

Save the date for Jeni's Strawberry Jam, which will take place Sunday, May 26, at Land-Grant Brewing Co. Speaking of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, the brand's German Village location reopened for the season this week at 900 Mohawk St.

Short & Stout Kitchen is set to become the permanent pop-up inside The Daily Growler Brewery District (702 S. High St.) later this month. Big Mamma's Burritos recently closed inside the location. The menu will include brunch dishes, burgers, poutine and salads.

This week, Angela Petro's catering company, Two Caterers, officially rebranded as Together & Company. “When I co-founded our company 22 years ago, it consisted of two people, hence the name Two Caterers. However, over the years, the company has evolved to much more than our name suggested,” Petro said in an announcement. The caterer now employs 150 people and hosts 3,000 events annually. Together & Company operates out of High Line Car House and will add a new venue, The Fives at The Reach at Goodale, in spring 2020.

Hot Chicken Takeover will kick off its birthday celebration this weekend in Olde Towne East, where it started five years ago. The Nashville-style hot chicken joint will be handing out free Miss B's Banana Pudding at Olde Towne Tavern (889 Oak St.) from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6.

Graeter's Ice Cream opened its new Bethel Road location this week. The new store is located at 2136 Bethel Rd.

The Early Bird Food Truck announced it is ceasing operations so that its owners can focus on their specialty bakery, Four and Twenty Blackbird Bake Shop.

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