Restaurant founded by Grammy-winning rapper to open Downtown

A new restaurant and lounge from the mind of a Grammy award-winning rapper is set to open in Downtown Columbus this fall.Esco Restaurant & Tapas wi...

October 6, 2022
10:02 PM

A new restaurant and lounge from the mind of a Grammy award-winning rapper is set to open in Downtown Columbus this fall.Esco Restaurant & Tapas will open at 31 E. Gay St., in the former location of the Irish-themed Pub Mahone, which closed in March.Tauheed Epps, better known as rapper 2 Chainz, and Mychel "Snoop" Dillard, founded Esco in Atlanta in 2016 and now operate two Georgia locations as well as Esco Seafood.Esco Restaurant & Tapas began franchising this year.The Columbus Esco will be opened by Akron native and entrepreneur Jessica Kay, who has a background in the healthcare industry.

Taijuan Moorman