Bud Light Giving Entire City Free Seltzer If Columbus Changes Name To Flavortown – Nearly 35,000 Have Signed The Petition

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We’re BIG Guy Fieri fans over here at Whiskey Riff.

The answer is obviously Guy Fieri… especially if you ever want to see your family again…

But now, Guy’s “Flavortown” is looking to become a real town. A town in Ohio.

Columbus resident Tyler Woodbridge is calling for the city of Columbus, Ohio to permanently change its name to Flavortown. Originally named for Christopher Columbus, Tyler (and many others) are hoping the town gets renamed in honor of one of their more iconic people to ever call Columbus home… Guy Fieri, who was born there in 1968.

His Change.Org petition has been picking up steam today, reaching nearly 35,000 signatures. Here is his reasoning:

Columbus is an amazing city, but one whose name is tarnished by the very name itself. Its namesake, Christopher Columbus, is in The Bad Place because of all his raping, slave trading, and genocide. That’s not exactly a proud legacy. 

Why not rename the city Flavortown? The new name is twofold. For one, it honors Central Ohio’s proud heritage as a culinary crossroads and one of the nation’s largest test markets for the food industry. Secondly, cheflebrity Guy Fieri was born in Columbus, so naming the city in honor of him (he’s such a good dude, really) would be superior to its current nomenclature. 

I’m not up to date on my Columbus town charter, so whether it takes a council vote or a petition or a town referendum – let’s get the ball rolling for a more flavorful tomorrow. 

Where do I sign?

I mean, let’s be honest… Chris Columbus got his dumbass lost and wound up in what would eventually become the United States, and then killed a bunch of the people that already lived here. Kind of a big shitbag eh? Guy Fieri has single-handedly raised over $20 million bucks for the restaurant industry during the COVID pandemic… and that’s just this year alone. Definitely NOT a big shitbag. In fact, Guy is quite the opposite. Guy is your friend.

And what’s more, Bud Light is even getting into the mix.

Bud promised to the hook the entire city up with free Bud Light Hard Seltzer if they actually come through and make it happen.

C’mon people… you know what to do.

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