The Novelist restaurant is accessed through the O.H.S.O. Brewery.
O.H.S.O. Brewery and restaurant The Novelist opened April 23 at 335 N. Gilbert Road, Ste. 102, Gilbert. O.H.S.O. features an indoor and outdoor bar, a nano-brewery and a distillery. Books are the theme of the restaurant, with its entrance at the base of the brewery along a two-story wall of kegs. The menu at the restaurant is more upscale than O.H.S.O.’s typical brewery offerings. 602-900-9004 (O.H.S.O.), 602-775-5490 (The Novelist). www.ohsobrewery.com/gilbert/ / www.novelistaz.com
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.