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Yelp Atlanta’s First Annual Yelpies Awards!



While Brangelina wasn't in attendance (there's always next year) The Yelpies were a truly star-studded event worthy of E! Red Carpet coverage. Nearly 150 Atlanta Elites and their guests donned ball gowns and black ties at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center on March 12, 2010. No hail, wind, or torrential rain could keep the nominees and their friends away from Yelp Atlanta's swankiest soirée yet!

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It wouldn't be a Yelp party without some seriously fantastic local eats, and Pasta da Pulcinella and Top Flr provided just that. While Jason R downed some freshly made ravioli, Daniel B found the tuna tartare and duck confit (served by Executive Chef Shane Devereux himself) to be a win! And to help wash down those elegant eats, even more elegant drinks were provided by Van Gogh Vodka and Basico. Joe L's mind was absolutely blown by the Dutch Caramel Van Gogh and Jinny Y got plenty friendly with Basico's rojo.

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About halfway through the event a hush went through the crowd as the awards presentation got underway. Actually, there was no hush: Yelp Elites don't know how to be quiet. But we can pretend.
Many congratulations to the recipients of the first ever Yelpies!

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Most Useful: Addy C
Funniest: Ivan S
Best Writer: Vanessa T
Wannabe Troll (aka King/Queen of Controversy): Adam R
Best Dressed: Joel C
Strongest Liver:  Sarah B
Biggest Foodie: Alison B
Best Compliments: Gretchen O
Cute Pics: Alexa G
Lifetime Achievement: David K

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A huge thank you to all of our sponsors, Leighann F of Boston Yelp fame, and Shawanda M.

Congrats again to all of the winners, and until next time, SYOY!
Kathleen M

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