Pelino’s Pasta debuts on King Avenue

Vinny and Christina Pelino have opened Pelino's Pasta on King Avenue in Dennison Place, the couple's first brick-and-mortar restaurant.

Openings & Announcements 

Last Thursday, Pelino’s Pasta opened its first brick-and-mortar restaurant at 245 King Ave., formerly Yellow Brick Pizza. At the Dennison Place restaurant, husband-and-wife co-owners Vinny and Christina Pelino serve traditional house-made pastas such as bucatini, rigatoni, tagliatelle and more. 

The Gateway location of Coffee Connections reopened last week at 1572 N. High St. The Campus-area coffee shop had been closed since last December because of the pandemic. Coffee Connections has two other shops in Hilliard and one in Plain City.  

The Central Ohio taco chain Local Cantina continues to grow. Its newest location opened late last month at 20 W. Waterloo St. in Canal Winchester. The casual chain now has 10 restaurants around Columbus and one in Dayton. 

Baker Autumn LeAnn’s small batch bakery, Autumn’s Sweet Shoppe, opened inside the lobby of 700 Bryden Road last week, selling coffee, cookies and pastries. The new Olde Towne East spot is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays.