From 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 18, the Discovery District's Roosevelt Coffeehouse will host a grand opening party with giveaways from area restaurants, hotels and concert venues, and plenty of coffee and doughnuts to go around.
Local baker Perrie Wilkof—best known around town for her pies sold by the slice at area restaurants—will turn her home-based baked goods business into a brick-and-mortar operation in Clintonville this summer.
In an effort to remedy its esoteric existence, and to attract potential new members, the Clintonville Community Market has reopened its kitchen and cafe counter, now cooking up hot sandwiches for lunch and dinner, $2 tacos all day Tuesdays and weekend brunch.
I was sold on The Olive Tree the moment manager David Mor greeted my partner and I with firm handshakes. He would make many welcome visits to our table during a late-night dinner at this Hilliard hot spot. Olive Tree’s veggie-friendly fare is great, but it’s Mor’s knack for hospitality that makes this cozy Mediterranean eatery worth the drive.
In our strip mall laden city, hidden-gem eateries are tucked into shopping plazas all over town. Here’s one more to add to the list: El Pollo Perucho, a Peruvian rotisserie that’s been quietly operating on the city’s West Side since October 2013.
KC Edwards wants to make one thing clear: the cornmeal breaded and fried tilapia he’s selling out of a takeout window in Olde Towne East is not spicy. The hot in his pop-up eatery’s name—J Hot Fish—refers to the fact that food is served fresh out of the fryer. Edwards opened his seafood-only J Hot Fish last month, and has spent this time tweaking his recipes and product.