Best Bites Brunch Preview: Tip Top, Due Amici, Chintz Room, C’est Si Bon & Milestone 229
On April 14th, Columbus Underground and Crimson Cup Coffee will team up to present the SOLD OUT Best Bites: Brunch event, bringing together Columbus’ best brunch offerings for one spectacular breakfast-for-dinner experience. If you weren’t lucky enough to get tickets, take heart you can catch these dishes at each restaurant. To give you a leg-up in your brunch game, we still want to spotlight some of the delicious creations that will be featured at the event and the restaurants that will be serving them:
In the heart of Downtown Columbus, Milestone 229 offers spectacular views of the skyline, Bicentennial Park and of the Scioto Mile. They serve elevated comfort food from their scratch-kitchen with the finest and freshest ingredients. Milestone 229 is a great place to stop in for their weekday happy hour or on your way to a show, being walking distance to many of Downtown venues, events and festivals. At Best Bites: Brunch, they will be featuring their Homer’s French Toast: a warm doughnut bread pudding with house cured bacon and a bourbon blueberry syrup. For more information on Milestone 229, visit milestone229.com.
Tip Top Kitchen & Cocktails offers a laid back neighborhood vibe for guests who are looking for a no-fuss dinning experience. Featuring Ohio comfort food and 22 rotating tap handles, guests are sure to find something that’s fitting to them. Open 7 days a week for both lunch and dinner and offering a dynamic weekend brunch menu, this low key spot will make you feel like a regular in no time. At Best Bites: Brunch, they will be featuring Country Ham and Pimento Cheese Biscuit Sandwiches. For more information on Tip Top Kitchen & Cocktails, visit www.tiptopcolumbus.com.
The defining characteristics of Due Amici can be found in it’s name, ‘two friends’ in Italian. Located on Gay Street in Downtown Columbus, they’ve been serving up modern interpretations of classic Italian dishes since 2003. Their exposed brick walls and uncomplicated decor create a relaxed and refined atmosphere for their weekend brunches. At Best Bites: Brunch, Due Amici will be serving up a Seasonal Quiche, with the freshest ingredients this spring has to offer. For more information on Due Amici, visit www.due-amici.com.
Located Downtown in what was the Lazarus Department Store, The Chintz Room, serves modern fair with a nod to their namesake’s menu. Opened as a tea room in 1914, the original Chintz Room was located five stories above their current location in the downtown Department Store. Diners can enjoy unique dishes while getting a blast from the past as much of the decor are relics of the original restaurant. At Best Bites: Brunch they will be featuring a Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Pancake off their weekend brunch menu. For more information on the Chintz Room, visit, www.columbuschintzroom.com.
C’est Si Bon is an authentic taste of France, showcasing fresh made to order crepes with a variety of ingredients. Located in Bexley, guests can pop in this quaint cafe for breakfast, lunch or dinner while enjoying a stroll down Main Street. Named appropriately, translating to “It is so good”, describing the unique treat dinners are in for. At Best Bites: Brunch they will be sampling out their french style crepes with various fillings. For more information on C’est Si Bon, visit www.facebook.com/CestSiBonCafe.
All participating restaurants include The Hills Market Downtown, Due Amici, Milestone 229, Tip Top Kitchen & Cocktails, The Table, Angry Bear Kitchen, Pistacia Vera, Sunny Street Cafe, Forno Kitchen + Bar, C’est si Bon Cafe, Hang Over Easy, Copious, The Guild House, Salt & Pine, Hubbard Grille, Katalina’s, Broke Johnny Food Truck, Taste of Belgium, Little Eater and The Chintz Room.
Tickets to this event are sold out! A portion of the proceeds from all ticket sales will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio. The Columbus Underground Best Bites event series have collectively raised over $13,000 for local charities since August 2014, with a goal of raising $20,000 for local charities in 2016.
Best Bites: Brunch is presented by our friends at Crimson Cup Coffee.