Event at Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph showcases newcomers to Columbus' dining scene

Merguez sausage with cheesy grits from The Keep Liquor Bar. Honey-tabasco wings from Soulshine Tavern & Kitchen. Lemongrass chicken lettuce bites from Tiger + Lily. Blueberry-lemon ricotta pancakes from BLunch.

Are we making you hungry yet? If so, you should have been there Wednesday night at our second annual Best New Restaurants event at Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph featuring offerings from 11 of the most exciting recent additions to the city’s dining scene, as profiled in our February issue as Columbus’ Best New Restaurants.

At Wednesday’s event, 270 guests tasted and mingled while enjoying live music and drinks. A VIP pre-event also featured specialty cocktails and appetizers from Watershed Kitchen & Bar and Service Bar.

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