LISBON, Ohio (WKBN)- Pondi’s Restaurant & Bar announced that their 2,600-square-foot expansion is about to be revealed.

Ohio Senator Mike Rulli was on hand Monday to offer remarks, and The Lisbon Chamber of Commerce helped do the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the back of the restaurant on State Route 45 in Lisbon.

Rulli declared that August 22 be known as Pondi’s Day. Rulli praised the restaurant, as he and his now wife went their for their second date over 20 years ago.

Pondi’s Market will be offering steaks, sausage, soups, and other specialty items as well as a variety of prepared, semi-prepared, and retail items.

In a press release, Pondi’s said that carry-out orders from the restaurant and catering menu also will be picked up in the Market.