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BEST NEW RESTAURANT: The Night Owl Café

Best New Restaurant Runners-Up: Brazeiros Churrascaria, Cru Bistro & Wine Bar, Gosh Ethiopian Restaurant

BEST BREAKFAST & BEST BISCUITS: Pete's Coffee Shop

Best Breakfast Runners-Up: Cosmo's Caffe (at Gourmet's Market), the French Market, Long's

Best Biscuits Runners-Up: Bistro at the Bijou, Calhoun's, Rankin Restaurant

BEST BRUNCH, BEST LUNCH SPOT, BEST PIZZA & BEST VEGETARIAN: Tomato Head

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Best Brunch Runners-Up: Bistro at the Bijou, Copper Cellar, Sunspot

Best Lunch Spot Runners-Up: Café 4, Sunspot, Trio Café

Best Pizza Runners-Up: Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria, Harby's Pizza & Deli, Hard Knox Pizza

BEST COFFEEHOUSE: Old City Java

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Best Coffeehouse Runners-Up: Coffee and Chocolate, Golden Roast, Remedy

BEST BAKERY & BEST CUPCAKES: Magpies Cakes

Best Bakery Runners-Up: Rita's Bakery, VG's Bakery, Village Bakery

Best Cupcakes Runners-Up: Cities Cupcake Boutique, The Cup, Gigi's Cupcakes

BEST FROZEN TREATS SHOP: Coolato Gelato

Best Frozen Treats Shop Runners-Up: Bruster's Real Ice Cream, Marble Slab Creamery, Rita's

BEST DELI: Nixon's Deli

Best Deli Runners-Up: Frussie's Deli, Lenny's Sub Shop, Steamboat Sandwiches

BEST SALADS: Trio Café

Best Salads Runners-Up: Aubrey's, Calhoun's, Tomato Head

BEST STEAKS: Ye Olde Steak House

Best Steaks Runners-Up: Chop House, Connor's Steak & Seafood, Copper Cellar

BEST WINGS: Wild Wings Cafe

Best Wings Runners-Up: Dead End BBQ, Roosters, Spicy's

BEST HAMBURGER & BEST DESSERTS: Litton's Market & Restaurant

Best Hamburger Runners-Up: Bistro at the Bijou, Copper Cellar, Night Owl Café

Best Desserts Runners-Up: Café 4, Coffee & Chocolate, Magpies

BEST BBQ: Dead End BBQ

Best BBQ Runners-Up: Buddy's BBQ, Calhoun's, Sweet P's

BEST RIBS: Calhoun's

Best Ribs Runners-Up: Chandler's, Dead End BBQ, Sweet P's

BEST SEAFOOD: Chesapeake's

Best Seafood Runners-Up: Bayou Bay Seafood House, Nama Sushi Bar, the Shrimp Dock

BEST SUSHI: Nama Sushi Bar

Best Sushi Runners-Up: Stir Fry Cafe, Tomo Japanese Restaurant, Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

BEST CHEESE SELECTION: The Crown & Goose

Best Cheese Selection Runners-Up: Chez Liberty, Oodles Uncorked, the Public House

BEST MEAT AND THREE: Chandler's

Best Meat and Three Runners-Up: Big Fatty's, Pete's Coffe Shop, Wright's Cafeteria

BEST ITALIAN: Naples

Best Italian Runners-Up: Altruda's, Louis' Restaurant, Savelli's Italian Restaurant

BEST ASIAN: Taste of Thai

Best Asian Runners-Up: Stir Fry Café, Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, Wok Hay

BEST MEXICAN and BEST MARGARITA: Soccer Taco

Best Mexican Runners-Up: Chez Guavera, Pelancho's Mexican Restaurant, Señor Taco

Best Margarita Runners-Up: La Costa, Pelancho's Mexican Restaurant, Señor Taco

BEST MIDDLE-EASTERN: Sitar

Best Middle-Eastern Runners-Up: Ali Baba Time Out Delicatessen, Holy Land Market, King Tut's

BEST APPETIZERS: Downtown Grill & Brewery

Best Appetizers Runners-Up: Aubrey's, Café 4, Nama

BEST LOCAL CHEF: Bruce Bogartz (RouXbarb)

Best Local Chef Runners-Up: Chip Meyer, Gary Niceley, David Pickney

BEST BEER SELECTION: Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria

Best Beer Selection Runners-Up: Bearden Beer Market's Beer Garden, Downtown Grill & Brewery, Preservation Pub

BEST WINE LIST: Oodle's Uncorked

Best Wine List Runners-Up: Bistro by the Tracks, Chez Liberty, Cru Bistro & Wine Bar

BEST BLOODY MARY & BEST NEIGHBORHOOD BAR/PUB: Preservation Pub

Best Bloody Mary Runners-Up: Bisro at the Bijou, Sapphire, Sunspot

Best Neighborhood Bar/Pub Runners-Up: Downtown Grill & Brewery, the Public House, Roosters

BEST HAPPY HOUR: Downtown Grill & Brewery

Best Happy Hour: Preservation Pub, the Roaming Gnome, Sapphire

BEST PATIO: Urban Bar and Corner Cafe

Best Patio Hour: Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria, Crown & Goose, Preservation Pub

BEST BARTENDER & BEST MARTINI: Sapphire, Amie Snyder

Best Bartender Runners-Up: Ashley Caruso (Urban Bar), Charles Ellis (Preservation Pub), Emily (Urban Bar)

Best Martini Runners-Up: Baker Peter's Jazz Club, Bistro at the Bijou, Latitude 35