Food News: Urban Chophouse coming to the Short North; Fried Chicka Bang pops up

Erin Edwards
Shelley Meyer and Chris Corso cut a ribbon to open Urban Meyer's Pint House at Bridge Park on Sept. 26, 2019. Next year, Corso plans to open Urban Chophouse in the Short North in partnership with former Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer.

Corso Ventures is teaming up once again with former Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer on a restaurant venture. Chris Corso’s restaurant group, which partnered with Meyer last year to open Urban Meyer’s Pint House in Bridge Park, has announced plans to open a steakhouse and lounge calledUrban Chophousein the Short North. Offeringsteaks, seafood and sushi, Urban Chophouse is expected to open early next year inside Luxe 23, a forthcoming luxury apartment community at 1079 N. High St. In addition to Urban Chophouse, the building will host two other amenities from Corso Ventures: Whiskey Lounge and Terrace Bar.Learn more here

A new pop-up calledFried Chicka Bang is operating out of Sunny Street Café at 8461 Sancus Blvd. in Polaris. Owned by three sisters, the pop-up specializes in fried chicken sandwiches for pick-up or delivery. The pop-up’s hours are 4:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.View the menu here.

Tiger + Lily recently reopened its dining room Downtown at 19 E. Gay St. The Pan-Asian restaurant offers a health-conscious take on ramen noodle soups, soupless noodles, rice bowls and salads. Takeout customers can also receive a 10-percent discount; use the code “LuvCol” when checking out.

The fine-dining restaurantVeritas (11 W. Gay St.) is offering Thanksgiving meal kits, serving four to six people.Each take-home dinner kit includes a locally raised, vegetarian fed, open-range turkey from Kuck Farms, plus sides such as cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes, roasted root vegetables and more.Reserve your Thanksgiving kit by Nov. 10 here.