dishingout2The Chamber’s fourth Taste of Bexley, held October 8 at Franklin Park Conservatory, was a well-attended success!

Congratulations to the Taste of Bexley award winners selected by our judges: Thirsty Turtle Tavern won Gold, Black Creek Bistro won Silver and Sweet Thing Gourmet won Bronze. Cherbourg Bakery won Best Dessert.

And congratulations to the winners of our People’s Choice awards, chosen by the Taste of Bexley attendees: Thirsty Turtle Tavern won first place and the Tavern – Olde Town East won second place.

A big THANK YOU to our participating restaurants and catering companies and to our generous sponsors. Thanks to our many wonderful volunteers!

Thanks to our participating restaurants:

  • Barrel 44 Whiskey Bar
  • Bexley Coffee Shop
  • Bexley Natural Market
  • Bexley Pizza Plus
  • Black Creek Bistro
  • Cafe Istanbul of Bexley
  • Catering by Scott
  • Cherbourg Bakery
  • Embassy Suites Columbus — Airport
  • G. Michael’s Bistro and Bar
  • Giant Eagle
  • Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
  • Katzinger’s Deli
  • Koko Tea Salon
  • Old Bag of Nails
  • Rubino’s Pizza
  • Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern
  • Starbucks
  • Sweet Thing Gourmet
  • The Tavern – Olde Town East
  • Thirsty Turtle Tavern
  • The TOP Steakhouse
  • W.G. Grinders
  • White Castle
  • Wing’s Restaurant

Thank you to our guest judges: Liza Lee, Columbus School for Girls; Johnny DiLoretto, WCBE’s Foodcast; Jeff Hogan, WBNS 10 TV; Capital University; and Bexley Mayor Ben Kessler.

Thanks to our generous sponsors:

White Castle

Huntington Bank
Mount Carmel Health Systems
Wesley Ridge

Capital University
City of Bexley
Columbus School for Girls
First Bexley Bank
Wagenbrenner Company
Wesley Ridge Retirement

Barno Law LLC
The Bexley Beat
Boyer Bookkeeping
Drexel Theatre
David and Monica Kile, Mona Vie Distributors
Hampton Inn and Suites
Richard Levine LPA
Margulies Group
Markpoint Development
Merrill Lynch-The Kondracke Group