Food News: Dough Mama South sets opening date; Sammy's Halal joins Polaris food court

Erin Edwards
eedwards@columbusmonthly.com
Dough Mama's second location will open Aug. 29 in the former Kolache Republic space on South High Street.

A stretch of South High Street just keeps getting better. Dough Mama announced yesterday that its new bakery/cafe will open on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 730 S. High St., formerly home to Kolache Republic. This will be owner Perrie Wilkof’s second café; the original location opened in Clintonville nearly five years ago. The Dough Mama South menu will consist of sandwiches, salads, quiches, biscuits and Wilkof’s signature sweet and savory pies. Although its hours have not yet been announced, look for the café to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Read more about Wilkof’s decision to open Dough Mama South here. 

A New York street food vendor has landed at Polaris Fashion Place. Sammy's Halal, which has locations in Lower Manhattan and Queens, opened Saturday at Polaris’ food hall. The vendor offers South Asian inspired cuisine such as chicken shawarma, falafel and gyros. 

The Downtown breakfast and lunch spot Gypsy on the Mile has reopened at 200 Civic Center Dr. Tucked away in a Downtown office building, the restaurant’s international menu ranges from Hungarian goulash to fish tacos to Reuben sandwiches and more.

The Downtown fine-dining restaurant Veritas (11 W. Gay St.) has launched its first takeout program, Veritas at Home. The new four-course meal, showcasing Mexican cuisine, is available for carryout and delivery (inside I-270) beginning this Thursday.

The owner of Eddy’s Chicken and Waffles (3252 Noe-Bixby Rd.) has opened a new venture called Eddy’s Subs & Stuff at 4049 E. Livingston Ave., near Resch’s Bakery on the East Side. 

The annual pizza collaboration between Hot Chicken Takeover and Mikey’s Late Night Slice is back. The pizza featuring HCT’s Nashville-style chicken, house-made ranch dressing and pickles is available at all local Late Night Slice locations through Sunday, Aug. 23.