The latest updates from the bar and restaurant scenes
American Nut Co. makes its debut today, Aug. 26, inside the North Market. The business, owned by Lisa Robitaille, specializes in Bavarian-style pecans, almonds, cashews, walnuts and other nuts, with sweet and savory seasonings.
The Warehouse Cafe announced on its website that it has closed temporarily after a flood in the building at 243 N. Fifth St. According to the announcement, the 20-year-old business plans to rebuild and reopen in the same location. Warehouse Cafe is the sister restaurant of Cafe Illyria on State Street.
Chef Dan Kraus of Baba’s is teaming up with chef Andrew Smith (formerly Rockmill Tavern and The Rossi) on a pop-up dinner series called Back Door Dinner Supper Club. The first installment takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2, at Baba’s, 2515 Summit St. Chef Smith, who now runs an underground supper club out of his home, plans to schedule more pop-ups in the upcoming months at venues ranging from The Lox Bagel Shop to Veritas.Food News is like having groceries delivered to your inbox (just roll with it): Sign up for our daily newsletter
Nick and Celeste Nolan of Laurel Valley Creamery will be featured in the nationally broadcast PBS documentary series POV on Monday, Sept. 2, at 10 p.m. Laurel Valley’s cheeses are a favorite of many Central Ohio restaurants and markets. Directed by Shaena Mallett, “Farmsteaders” follows Nick and his family as they work to resurrect his grandfather’s dairy farm and launch a farmstead cheese operation in Gallipolis, Ohio.
“More than a story of sustainable food production, ‘Farmsteaders’ is a story of resilience,” said Justine Nagan, executive producer/executive director for POV/American Documentary, in a press release. “Viewers will be left in awe watching Nick and Celeste, building their farm while raising their family. ‘Farmsteaders’ is a proud declaration of rural American perseverance.”
View the trailer below: