This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, public relations intern for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck.
Looking to give your friends a gift that they will always remember? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Here are some unique gift ideas that are perfect for the great friends in your life!
Columbus' food scene is booming, and there's no better way to give your pals a taste of that with gift cards to Dine Originals Columbus restaurants or Cameron Mitchell Restaurants! Dine Originals Columbus offers two types of gift certificates. A gift certificate is good at any of the fifty participating restaurants. There are also discount restaurant certificates, which are issued quarterly and are restaurant-specific. Some of the locally owned and independently operated restaurants include: Barcelona Restaurant and Bar, Columbus Brewing Company, Hubbard Grille, Mezzo Dublin, Pistacia Vera, Rigsby's Kitchen, The Refectory & Bistro and Tip Top Kitchen & Cocktails. You can also purchase a Cameron Mitchell restaurant gift certificate for $100 and you get a bonus $25 gift card! The Cameron Mitchell group includes Columbus hot spots like The Pearl, Marcella's, M and Cap City Diner.
If you've got a friend who loves beer and spirits, a great gift is a spot on a Columbus Brew Adventures tour. These tours bring you to the best breweries and distilleries in the region, and bring the makers and their stories right to you. You can purchase a gift certificate for any Columbus Brew Adventures tour, decide which tours you want to give, and the individuals can schedule any available date they like within a year of the original purchase date. Tours start at $55.
Columbus Food Adventure Tours - From the walking tour of the Short North Arts District, featuring artisan producers and the finest local cuisine to exploring the city's colorful taco trucks, Columbus Food Adventures offers something that everyone will enjoy as a holiday gift! The Alt Eats Tour is perfect for that foodie who's tried everything - they're sure to find something new. Individual tour certificates start at $55.