Mid-City bar and eatery opens in Central Business District

CINCINNATI – The owner of the trendy bar and restaurant Longfellow has opened a new spot a few blocks south in the heart of the city’s Central Business District.

Mike Stankovich’s new concept is called Mid-City. The restaurant at 40 E. Court St. is one of the signature tenants of the newly finished Court Street Plaza.

For now, Mid-City will be open Thursday through Saturday, from 5 to 10 p.m. The soft opening was Thursday night.

They got their liquor license five hours before opening, Stankovich said.

The bar space inside Mid-City, a new restaurant in downtown Cincinnati (Provided)

“The first night went great. We had a lot of people come through, no hiccups, but we’re still figuring some things out. We expect to be fully operational next week but until then you’ll mostly have beer and wine options,” Stankovich said.

Mid-City features a small, regularly rotating menu consisting of items cooked on a plancha, which is a thick metal griddle that has…

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