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Best Brunch of 2013: Skillet

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The voters of this year’s reader survey decided to return Skillet to the top title of Best Brunch in Columbus after last year’s dethronement by Tasi Café.

“While restaurants that start badly very rarely get good, eateries that open strong often fade away,” explains CU Food Critic Miriam Bowers Abbott in her October review. “Meanwhile, in the four years it’s been open, it seems like time has stood still for Skillet. It’s still in a teeny spot on Whittier, and Skillet is still serving food that’s from some odd zone caught between homespun and fancy.”

Chef Kevin Caskey serves up an ever-changing menu of favorites including breakfast risotto, griddled cinnamon rolls (pictured), smoked brisket hash and their farmstead cheese omelette.

For more information, visit www.skilletruf.com.

The Top 10 Brunches of 2013:

  1. Skillet
  2. Northstar Cafe
  3. Tasi Café
  4. Katalina’s
  5. Surly Girl Saloon
  6. Explorer’s Club
  7. Milestone 229
  8. Union Cafe
  9. First Watch
  10. Matt the Miller’s Tavern

Photo by Mollie Lyman.

Flashback: Best Brunch of 2012 — Tasi Café
Flashback: Best Brunch of 2011 — Skillet
Flashback: Best Brunch of 2010 — Skillet
Flashback: Best Brunch of 2009 — Northstar Cafe

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One Response to Best Brunch of 2013: Skillet

  1. Geno99 December 30, 2013 9:41 am at 9:41 am

    I dunno, Due Amici Sunday brunch is still awfully good, even though they went to buffet style; although, I admit I preferred the menu system with the mimosa cart. Service is a lot quicker now and there’s not the pressure to staff so many people on Sunday morning.

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