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Sunny Side Up: 2019 Dining Wins

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Sunny Side Up: 2019 Dining Wins

Well, we can’t just leave things off with pain and misery. Taking a step back, 2019 wasn’t all bad. Heck, it closes out a decade of dining that has been pretty sweet, figuratively if not always literally. Then again, this was the decade in which “literally” became officially synonymous with “figuratively.” It all works. All in, […]

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The Top 10 Local Breweries of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Local Breweries of 2019

The 2010s were the decade of craft beer in Columbus. Dozens of new breweries have launched all over the city (and region) and some have quickly become go-to favorites for beer aficionados. The best brewery of 2019 was determined once again by our readers and editors, and returning champ Wolf’s Ridge Brewing topped the list […]

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The Top 10 Coffee Shops of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Coffee Shops of 2019

Coffee has become a very big deal in Columbus, and local connoisseurs are interested in unique local roasts instead of their chain counterparts. To that end, we survey our readers and editors each year about their favorite coffee shops and once again, Stauf’s was crowned number one. Stauf’s has been on a hot streak as […]

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Top 10 New Bars of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 New Bars of 2019

If you’re a fan of unique cocktails, local craft beer and other social drinking activities, then you likely had a good year of new venues to explore in 2019. Over 100 bars and restaurants opened this year, and our readers and editors helped to round up the top 10 spots to go out for a […]

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The Top 10 Apparel / Fashion Stores of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Apparel / Fashion Stores of 2019

Columbus is well known as a retail mecca — both from the large number of retail corporate headquarters and jobs, as well as destination-based shopping centers like Easton Town Center. When we poll our readers and editors about fashion and apparel though, they tend to focus more on the unique boutiques and shops scattered around the […]

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Top 10: The Best New Restaurants of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10: The Best New Restaurants of 2019

2019 was a huge year for diners in Columbus. Dozens and dozens of new restaurants were opened (and we also lost a couple of good ones in the process). Generally speaking though, local foodies has more places to eat than ever before. Our readers and editors selected a variety of fine dining and budget friendly […]

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Top 10 Fast Casual Restaurants of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Fast Casual Restaurants of 2019

Sometimes you need a meal that is fast, but better than fast food. And that’s where fast casual comes into play. While chains like Chipotle might be the default go-to for many people, Columbus is home to a lot of fast casual options, many of which are locally based. At the top of the list […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!