Food News: Chapman's Eat Market opens for carry-out in German Village

Erin Edwards
BJ Lieberman, chef-owner of Chapman's Eat Market, at a pop-up in February

Chapman’s Eat Market, the highly anticipated restaurant from chef BJ Lieberman, opens Friday, Aug. 14, for carry-out and delivery. Located at 739 S. Third St. in German Village, the site of the original Max & Erma’s, Chapman’s carryout offerings include gazpacho, red bean onigiri, a house burger,karaage chicken sandwich, fresh chitarra pasta and homemade pints of ice cream, as well as to-go cocktails, wine and beer. Running Chapman’s beverage program is veteran bartender Seth Laufman, the former owner of Blind Lady Tavern. Liebermanearned a Michelin star while serving as head chef at Rose’s Luxury in Washington D.C., and relocated to Columbus last fall with his wife, Bronwyn.Chapman’s will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday for takeout and delivery only (for now), with ordering available via phone, the restaurant’s website or ChowNow.Read Columbus Monthly’s profile of chef Lieberman here.

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