Bloody mary fanatics (us included) know one thing: The ubiquitous morning cocktail isn't worth its celery salt without the right garnishes. Here are our favorite toppers from around town.

Bloody mary fanatics (us included) know one thing: The ubiquitous morning cocktail isn't worth its celery salt without the right garnishes. Here are our favorite toppers from around town.

The cheeky bloody mary menu atMilestone 229, Downtown on the Scioto Mile, ranges from the classic vodka to a version with rosemary-spiked gin to a palate-burner with jalapeno-infused tequila. The perennial staff favorite riffs on the BLT with bacon-infused vodka and a bacon, lettuce and tomato garnish.milestone229.com

Anything that can be pickled will be pickled atFlip Sidein Easton, says general manager Chris Howson. The weekend bloody mary bar features garlicky, peppery pickled watermelon rinds, carrots, okra and asparagus, just to name a few.flipsideburger.com

AtOddfellows in the Short North, the samesugary-hot seasoning that coats Katalina's Sweet 'N' Spicy bacon canbe mixed into a bloody and rimmed on a glass.oddfellowsliquorbar.com

What else would expect from the craft-your-own bloody cart atDue AmiciDowntown but toppings that read like an antipasti plate, including soppressata, basil and fresh mozzarella?due-amici.com

Worthington Innchef Tom Smith had three things on his mind when he launched the bloody mary bar last year: pickled things, cured meats and lots of hot sauce. You'll find great versions of all of the above (including green beans that are "hot as hell," Smith says) on the you-pick menu. worthingtoninn.com

The Ultimate Bloody Mary (one of four Sunday specialties) atBar 145in Grandview is a $15 meal in a drink. It's crowned with hard-boiled eggs, pretzel bites, a few veggies and a slider.bar145columbus.com