Openings, closings, and chatter from the restaurant scene.
Columbus Fish & Oyster is preparing its Theater District launch. The Columbus Hospitality Group — powerhouse restaurateurs behind Mistral, Teatro, Sorellina, Mooo, and L’Andana — confirms to us that they’ll open Columbus Fish & Oyster this fall in the old Avila space at 1 Charles St. (Avila closed a few weeks ago). We’re told that Mitchell Randall, who’s now the executive chef at Mistral, will handle executive chef duties at the new space. No menu yet, though we’re fairly sure we can expect oysters. And plenty of fish.