Basil

Basil brings Thai option into neighborhood slowly


Another new restaurant has decided to call Clintonville its home. Basil has opened its fifth location, moving into the space at 2973 N. High St., previously occupied by Blunch. Offering Thai food for delivery only right now, owner Rhome Ruanphae had been looking for a location in Clintonville for many months. “I am a fan of the area,” Ruanphae said. […]

Restaurateur returns to retail with Red Barn


Clintonville is home to a new retail store featuring a mixture of old and new products ranging from candles and jewelry to booths from a restaurant and even an old Ohio State University card catalogue. Red Barn is owned by Rhome Ruanphae, a restaurateur who founded Basil restaurant. With the opening of Red Barn, he is going back to his […]