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Photos: Best Bites Sweet Treats 2016

 Mollie Lyman Photos: Best Bites Sweet Treats 2016

This past Tuesday, over 900 people gathered at the second annual Best Bites: Sweet Treats event to celebrate Mardi Gras in Columbus with cocktails, live music and of course… a sampling of desserts from nearly 30 local bakeries, restaurants and treat makers. Over $3,000 was raised for local charities and schools in the process, and […]

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Photos: Columbus Taco Fest

 Mollie Lyman Photos: Columbus Taco Fest

The first-ever Best Bites: Tacos event took place on Thursday, August 20th at Huntington Park. The event, hosted by Columbus Underground, featured 20 of the best local taco-making restaurants, food trucks and catering companies, and 1000 hungry attendees tasted their ay through samples from all of them. Phatt Taco was named as the fan favorite […]


Photos: Urban Living Tour 2015

 Mollie Lyman Photos: Urban Living Tour 2015

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON THE 2018 TOUR Editor’s Note by Walker Evans: On Sunday, May 17th, over 610 people participated in Columbus Underground’s second Urban Living Tour event, which featured over 30 stops at new apartments, condos and other urban amenities throughout Downtown, The Short North, Italian Village, Grandview Heights and the surrounding neighborhoods. Tour […]


Photos: Best Bites Sweet Treats 2015

 Mollie Lyman Photos: Best Bites Sweet Treats 2015

On February 17th (Fat Tuesday!), Columbus Underground hosted its second “Best Bites” event, this time focusing on the best local bakeries and treat makers from fifteen different bake shops including Piece of Cake, Bake Me Happy,  Mighty Macs (formerly known as Mad Macs), Glad Annie’s Old World Baklava, Sugardaddy’s, Dough Mama, Pistacia Vera, Destination Donuts (who was named fan favorite of the night), Pattycake […]

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Photos: Best Bites Burgers 2014

 Mollie Lyman Photos: Best Bites Burgers 2014

On August 20th, Columbus Underground hosted the first ever “Best Bites” event with a focus on gourmet burgers from a dozen local restaurants. Attendees were able to sample some of the best burgers that Columbus has to offer all in one location at the High Line Car House. Over 300 people took part in the […]

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Photos: Taste of Dine Originals 2013

 Mollie Lyman

The annual Taste of Dine Originals event took place last night at the Capital University Fieldhouse. Over 50 local restaurants were featured along with local wineries, breweries and distilleries. The Salty Caramels performed for the crowd, and Edible Columbus curated an artisan farmers market featuring 20 local vendors. More information can be found online at […]

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Photos: Columbus International Festival 2012

 Mollie Lyman Photos: Columbus International Festival 2012

This has been a huge year for the city of Columbus. Over the last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the 57th annual Columbus International Festival that was held over two days at Veterans Memorial the first week of November. The Festival offers a unique look into Art, performance, and food from the many […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!