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Blind Lady Tavern Named Best Burgers in Columbus at Best Bites

Leanne Moore Leanne Moore Blind Lady Tavern Named Best Burgers in Columbus at Best BitesPhoto by Lillian Dent.
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We hope everyone had a fantastic night at Best Bites: Burgers at the Grand Event Center last Thursday. We are still dreaming about all those delicious burgers! A huge thank you to all the restaurants who came out and served their best. It was a tight race. And thank you to all our guests who came out to the event, we appreciate your continued support and had a great time hosting you!

Burgers were served hot and fresh from The CrestPaddy WagonBareburgerGallerie Bar & BistroFirebirds Wood Fired GrillThe Grand Event CenterStreet Thyme Food TruckDue AmiciHoof Hearted BrewingWesties GastropubMelt Bar & GrilledThe Point Bar & Grill, and Blind Lady Tavern.

The Shaw Brothers put on a great show, keeping us entertained all night with their musical stylings.

The votes were tallied and you voted Blind Lady Tavern as number one burger of the night with their grass-fed beef burger that featured smoked gouda, candied bacon & BBQ sauce!

The Top five vote-getters of the night included:

  1. Blind Lady Tavern
  2. Street Thyme
  3. The Crest
  4. Firebirds
  5. Bareburger

An extra special thank you to the CU team that helped make this event happen: Susan Post, Codi Giesey, Christine Horvath, Nancy Colvin and Anne and Walker Evans. I am so lucky to work with such an amazing team of people who help make each event better than the last. Thank you to all our volunteers: Patrick Moore, Codie Owens, Meredith Higgins, Jessica Johnson, Katy Suty, Sara Austin and Lauren Benjamin for helping to make this event shine.

A portion of all ticket sales from Best Bites: Burgers will be donated to She has a Name, a local nonprofit that is committed to engaging and equipping volunteers, serving partner organizations, and providing job readiness initiatives for survivors of human trafficking. They join together declaring that survivors of trafficking have a name, a nobility, and a narrative. The Best Bites series has raised over $22,000 for local charities since 2014. We love hosting the Best Bites event series and we look forward to seeing you at one next year! Stay tuned for event updates and something new coming your way!

Best Bites: Burgers was sponsored by L&E Research.

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