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Tampa Bay Goes To The Yelpies



Winners Group Shot

Ah, the start of a new year. That could only mean one thing- the Yelpies! On January 17, about 200 Yelpers donned their Sunday best and celebrated another fantastic Yelp year. Datz and Datz Dough rolled out the metaphorical red carpet for the glamorous guests, as they provided an elegant atmosphere to match the black tie occasion. From Shrimp and Grits to Chicken and Waffles, doughnuts, ice cream, and more, the enchanting evening served as a foodie’s paradise. To cap off the debonair affair, awards were given out to some of Tampa Bay’s most prolific members of the Yelp community!

Congratulations go out to:

Best Bakery – Dough
Best Restaurant of South Tampa – Datz
Yelp Lifetime Achievement Award – Suzanne & Roger Perry, Owners of DatzDough, and Roux
Photographer – Gerardo Luna
Local Band – Genghis Flan
Veteran Impact Award – Steve E
Unofficial Yelp Event Host – Coty S
Complimenter of the Year – Rachel M
Funniest Reviews – Stacy Z
Rookie of the Year – Jaimie T
Elite Couple of the Year – Melissa Z & Todd B
Most Welcoming Elite & The Foodiest Foodie – Boon C
Keeper of Yelp & King of the Talk Thread – Nick S
Truest Yelp Elite & 2nd Best Photographer (After Gerardo) – Anna M
Most Useful Reviews & Reviewer of the Year – Dianna B

Gotta know more? Check out all the reviews of the event here and thumb through all the chic photos on the Flickr page.

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