Restaurant openings, closings and more local food and drink news.
S.I.P. Local, a spin-off of Somewhere in Particular Brewing in Northwest Columbus, opened last week at 2808 N. High St. The new Clintonville brewpub features 24 taps focusing on Ohio beer, plus a food menu of salads, small plates, pizza and sandwiches. S.I.P. Local replaces Actual Brewing Co.’s taproom, which shut down in February after Alive’s report on allegations of sexual assault against Actual’s former owner, Fred Lee.
Poindexter Coffee is now serving a small menu of breakfast items, coffee drinks, cocktails and pizza at 750 N. High St. on the bottom floor of the newly opened Graduate Columbus hotel.
Delaney’s Diner, which first opened in Westerville in 2017, added a second location last week at 6150 E. Main St. in Reynoldsburg. The family-run spot serves classic diner fare for breakfast and lunch seven days a week.
This fall, C.Krueger's Finest Baked Goods is moving a short distance from its space on Brickel Street to 749 N. High St., formerly Cub Shrub in the Short North.
Aladdin's Eatery is coming soon to 9711 Sawmill Pkwy., replacing Kogen's in Powell.
SOW Plated (1625 W. Lane Ave.) released its new brunch and fall menus on Sunday. The Upper Arlington restaurant’s new brunch hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sundays.
Oliver’s on Lynn (26 N. High St.) is temporarily closed while the Lynn Alley spot undergoes a rebranding and renovation.
Beer and literary fans are invited to sample local brews among the library stacks during Books & Brews: Back in the Stacks Again!, a fundraiser organized by the Friends Foundation of Worthington Libraries. The event takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at the Old Worthington Library (820 High St.). In addition to beer tastings, the evening features food, wine, live music, a beer trivia contest and a silent auction.