Located at the foot of the Hocking Hills, Logan’s downtown has been going through a revival of late. The lengthy-shut, 1920s-period Logan Theater is becoming renovated, a new cafe known as 58 West made its debut very last December and other new corporations have popped up in latest months. Not all Hocking Hills site visitors are preparing to cook all around the campfire, so listed here are a several new places to look at out.
Housed in a previous car or truck dealership at 58 W. 2nd St., 58 West is a person of the most noteworthy eating openings in the location of late. The loved ones-owned restaurant (which shares a roof with Motherwell Distilling Co. and its sibling brewery and vineyard) is owned and operated by brothers Blaine and Drew Davidson, alongside with Blaine’s spouse, Allison, and Drew’s spouse, Laura. “I watch it as certainly on the upswing from a revitalization standpoint,” Laura Davidson claims about downtown Logan. “[It] has been definitely wonderful just to see people storefronts appear back again to existence.” With about 200 seats indoors and out, 58 West gives a handsome dining place with a large bar, enough patio and elevated comfort foodstuff for lunch and evening meal. Menu goods range from a fried inexperienced tomato BLT to pan-seared scallops to a pasture-elevated, dry-aged strip steak. Wines and beers served right here are from the restaurant’s sibling businesses, Hocking Hills Winery and Hocking Hills Brewing Co. Or you just can’t go completely wrong with the bar’s smoked Previous Fashioned, which fills the restaurant with the smell of burning cedar. It is practically like remaining all over the campfire. 58west.com
Open only considering the fact that mid-January, Allegria Wine Room is an impartial wine store owned by Trish Riggs and Jeannie Faulkner. Situated at 84 E. Main St., future to the Logan Theater, Allegria sells bottles from around the globe, as well as specialty food things. The store (open up Fridays and Saturdays only) also boasts a tasting bar where certified wine expert Riggs hosts wine tastings and courses. allegriawinetasting.com
When Lee Howdyshell, the proprietor of Logan’s longtime eatery Bush’s Cafe, retired in 2022, he seamlessly handed more than the house at 428 E. Front St. to restaurateur Tristan Roley, owner of the Feed. Now with his individual brick-and-mortar, Roley serves large-excellent pub fare ranging from beignets and breakfast burritos to pimento cheese burgers and lamb lollipops. feedthehockinghills.com
In February, a new small business called Sibs Soda & Boba Bar opened at 96 Primary St. The shop gives boba teas, espresso drinks, smoothies, açai bowls, sodas and “gourmet toasts” these kinds of as the Sweet Tooth with Nutella, strawberries and coconut. instagram.com/sibs_soda_and_boba_bar
Soaring ceilings and sights of the Hocking Hills help set the tone at Rock Property—not the area’s ought to-see cave, but the American cafe inside of the new Hocking Hills Point out Park Lodge, a quick generate from downtown Logan. Dishes assortment from smoked trout fritters and French onion soup to fried catfish and Ohio strip steak. In addition to the full-company cafe, the new lodge contains Rock House Pub and a seize-and-go espresso shop called Cafe ’22. hockinghillsparklodge.com/dining