Creative imagination drives menu at Lewis Center Kitchen and Bar

A cheesesteak sandwich is on the menu at Lewis Center Kitchen and Bar on Polaris Parkway in Columbus.

Obtaining observed in the aggressive Polaris cafe market is both of those enjoyment and hard for Kevin Fetherolf, chef and co-operator of the Lewis Centre Kitchen and Bar.

Confident, the visitors counts and gold-plated demographics are a retailer’s desire, but currently being an impartial amongst dozens of chains usually means a distinct set of exams and trials, he explained.

“Polaris is a hard cookie due to the fact you have a large combine of ethnic backgrounds and you have a mix of incomes,” stated Fetherolf, whose restaurant has taken about the former Bar Louie at 1611 Polaris Parkway in Columbus.

The Hopper drink is on the menu at Lewis Center Kitchen and Bar on Polaris Parkway in Columbus.

Opening in late 2020, when COVID-19 infections had been climbing and restaurateurs were being evolving enterprise styles, Fetherolf and small business lover Jack Chen made a decision there was no superior time than the existing to open a scratch kitchen.

They updated the inside with new lighting, painting and wall decor, offering the space a heat, relaxed ambiance.

“Even nevertheless we realized COVID was likely on, we wanted to give it a shot,” Fetherolf reported. “We realized if we held increasing the business enterprise just about every week, we were accomplishing a little something ideal. And that is rather a lot how it is been going.”

Chen, proprietor of two regional Residence of Japan restaurants, has supplied Fetherolf the latitude to investigate his personal culinary path.

The Lewis Center Kitchen and Bar is at 1611 Polaris Parkway in Columbus.

“I’ve been blessed,” he explained. “I’ve experienced excellent people today who educated me. And I’ve set the (dishes) jointly in my head.”

The Double Steak burger, for illustration, features a frivolously processed mix of New York strip and tenderloin.

“It preferences completely distinctive,” he claimed. “It’s like biting into a burger, but it preferences like steak. It is bought that genuine steak chew to it.”