The latest updates from the bar and restaurant scenes
Ray Ray’s Hog Pit is adding another permanent spot at Nocterra Brewing Co. in Powell. The food truck will begin serving barbecue from the location beginning Saturday, May. 16. James Anderson’s food truck will serve barbecue at Nocterra from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Nocterra’s taproom, located at 41 Depot St., is open daily for carryout of six packs, growlers, gift cards and merchandise.
The owners of Mmelo have decided to close their Vine Street confections and coffee shop, as well as their kitchen at ECDI’s Food Fort, with plans to relocate business operations to the Mettler Toledo building at 1900 Polaris Parkway.“We’re not gone, just evolving,” they said in an Instagram announcement.
On Tuesday, the Dublin-based chain Wendy’s acknowledged it is experiencing a shortage of its “fresh, never frozen” hamburgers due to supply chain issues stemming from the coronavirus crisis. It’s unclear how many (if any) Ohio locations have been affected. Read more at the Columbus Dispatch.
More local restaurants are beginning to reopen for carry-out/delivery in anticipation of a Thursday announcement from Gov. Mike DeWine regarding a timeline for lifting Ohio’s dine-in ban. The following restaurants are resuming limited operations after a break:
Fox in the Snow Café’s Italian Village location (1031 N. Fourth St.) is now accepting preorders for select breakfast items, which can be picked up Saturday or Sunday. Order here.
The ramen bar Meshikou (1506 Bethel Rd.) resumes carry-out on Friday, May 8. Meshikou has been closed since March 19. Call 614-457-1689 to place an order.
The kitchen portion of Natalie’s Music Hall & Kitchen (945 King Ave.) in Grandview has reopened for carry-out. View the menu here. Call to order 614-436-2625.
The Ray Ray’s Hog Pit food truck at Land-Grant Brewing (424 W. Town St.) will resume operation on Thursday, May 7.
The food truck Nazca Peruvian Eats will hit the Central Ohio streets again on Thursday, May 7, starting in Orange Township.
Clintonville’s Lineage Brewing (2971 N. High St.) is offering online ordering and curbside pick-up of beer crowlers, cocktails and food, including nachos and hand pies. View the menu here.