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Best Art Gallery of 2012: 83 Gallery

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Quite naturally, the Short North continues to dominate our list of Best Art Galleries with five of the top ten falling within the neighborhood. But the gallery at the top of our list may soon be moving out of the neighborhood. 83 Gallery had a big year at 1038 North High Street with well attended […]

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Best Brunch of 2012: Tasi Café

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There’s no shortage of great restaurants serving weekend brunch in Columbus. Over the past few years, the top spots in this category have been juggled between Tasi, Skillet, Northstar and Sage, but 2012 marks the first year that Tasi Cafe has inched up into first place. Opened in 2007, this small restaurant is tucked away […]

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Best Theatrical Performance of 2012: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Available Light Theatre

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One of the new categories added to this year’s reader survey was that of theatrical performances. We observed (and reviewed) over two dozen shows from a variety of local theatre troupes, and when we asked our readers to pick their favorite, they chose the run of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson produced by Available Light Theatre. […]

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Best Desserts of 2012: Pistacia Vera

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Once again, Pistacia Vera has topped our annual readers survey for best desserts in Columbus. This German Village bakery and cafe specializes in classic, gourmet and artisanal desserts including tarts, tortes, macarons and more. Pistacia Vera was regularly featured in the Treat to Try column in 2012, which highlighted their Plum Berry Pistachio Frangipan, their […]

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Favorite 200Columbus Moment of 2012: Red, White & Boom

Walker Evans Walker Evans Favorite 200Columbus Moment of 2012: Red, White & Boom

The City of Columbus officially turned 200 years young in 2012, and we celebrated that birthday all year long with a series of new events, amplified existing events, parties, galas and more. We asked our readers to pick their favorite celebratory moment from 2012, and the number one response was Red, White & Boom, the […]

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Best Local Drink of 2012: Brothers Drake Apple Pie Mead

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Local Drink of 2012: Brothers Drake Apple Pie Mead

2012 was another good year for local alcohol production, with new spirits, beers, wines and meads all being added to the lineup. Only one beverage of choice can stand out as number one, and this year our readers picked Brothers Drake Apple Pie Mead. This mead has been described as “dessert in a glass” with […]

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Best Fine Dining Restaurant of 2012: Lindey’s

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When you’ve got a reason to celebrate, you’ll certainly want to go out to someplace special. And when you go out to someplace special, you’ll want to make sure it’s top notch in terms of quality, service and price. Which is why we ask our readers every year to help guide us with their picks […]

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