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Apr 26, 2017
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2016 Results:

YOUR FAVORITE PLACES TO EAT

CHEF OF THE YEAR
Ed Heath
2nd: Gerard Craft, Niche Food Group
3rd: Kevin Nashan, Peacemaker Lobster & Crab and Sidney Street Cafe,
Honorable Mention: Mike Randolph, Público, Randolfi’s and Half & Half, and Nate Hereford, Niche (closed) (tie)

BARTENDER OF THE YEAR
Tim Wiggins
2nd: Ted Kilgore, Planter’s House
3rd: Ben Bauer, The Libertine
Honorable Mention: Seth Wahlman, Eclipse

FAVORITE RESTAURATEUR
Gerard Craft
2nd: Nick Luedde, The Libertine
3rd: Kevin Nashan, Peacemaker Lobster & Crab and Sidney Street Cafe
Honorable Mention: Dave Bailey, Baileys’ Restaurants

FAVORITE WAIT STAFF
Cleveland-Heath
2nd: Eleven Eleven Mississippi
3rd: Planter’s House
Honorable Mention: Sidney Street Cafe

FAVORITE NEW RESTAURANT
Southern
2nd: Olive & Oak
3rd: Reeds American Table and Retreat Gastropub (tie)
Honorable Mention: Porano Pasta

FAVORITE RESTAURANT
Cleveland-Heath
2nd: Eleven Eleven Mississippi and Broadway Oyster Bar (tie)
3rd: Pastaria
Honorable Mention: Mai Lee

FAVORITE RESTAURANT TO TAKE VISITORS
Blueberry Hill
2nd: Broadway Oyster Bar
3rd: The Shaved Duck
Honorable Mention: Taste

FAVORITE FAST-CASUAL RESTAURANT
Porano Pasta
2nd: Pappy’s Smokehouse and Lona’s Lil Eats (tie)
3rd: Seoul Taco and Southern (tie)
Honorable Mention: Crushed Red

FAVORITE DATE NIGHT SPOT
Taste
2nd: Vin de Set
3rd: Cleveland-Heath
Honorable Mention: Brasserie by Niche and Element (tie)

FAVORITE OUTDOOR PATIO
Vin de Set
2nd: John D. McGurk’s Irish Pub & Garden
3rd: Boathouse Forest Park
Honorable Mention: Billy G’s Kirkwood

FAVORITE LATE-NIGHT EATS
Mission Taco Joint
and Peacock Loop Diner (tie)
2nd: Uncle Bill’s Pancake and Dinner House
3rd: Courtesy Diner
Honorable Mention: City Diner

FAVORITE FOOD TRUCK
Seoul Taco
2nd: Guerrilla Street Food
3rd: Completely Sauced on Wheels and Mission Taco Truck (tie)
Honorable Mention: Cha Cha Chow Food Truck

FAVORITE BARBECUE
Pappy’s Smokehouse
and Sugarfire Smoke House (tie)
various locations, sugarfiresmokehouse.com
2nd: Bogart’s Smokehouse
3rd: Salt & Smoke
Honorable Mention: The Shaved Duck

FAVORITE BRUNCH
Brasserie by Niche
2nd: Half & Half
3rd: Cleveland-Heath
Honorable Mention: Nathalie’s

FAVORITE BURGER
Baileys’ Range
2nd: O’Connell’s Pub and Five Star Burgers (tie)
3rd: Blueberry Hill
Honorable Mention: Stacked Burger Bar and The Dam (tie)

FAVORITE CHICKEN WINGS
Syberg’s Restaurant & Bar
2nd: Culpeppers Grill and Bar and The Shaved Duck (tie)
3rd: Three Kings Public House
Honorable Mention: Michael’s Bar & Grill

FAVORITE DOUGHNUT
Strange Donuts
2nd: Vincent Van Doughnut
3rd: World’s Fair Donuts
Honorable Mention: Donut Drive-In

FAVORITE SANDWICHES
Blues City Deli
2nd: Fozzie’s Sandwich Emporium
3rd: Union Loafers Café and Bread Bakery
Honorable Mention: Adriana’s on The Hill and Mom’s Deli (tie)

FAVORITE FRIED CHICKEN
Southern
2nd: Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken
3rd: Hodak’s Restaurant
Honorable Mention: Porter’s Fried Chicken and Byrd & Barrel (tie)

FAVORITE FROZEN DESSERTS
Ted Drewes Frozen Custard
2nd: Ices Plain & Fancy
3rd: Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream
Honorable Mention: Clementine’s Naughty and Nice Creamery

FAVORITE PIZZA
Pi Pizzeria
2nd: Dewey’s Pizza
3rd: Peel Wood Fired Pizza and PW Pizza (tie)
Honorable Mention: Pastaria and Katie’s Pizza & Pasta Osteria (tie)

FAVORITE SEAFOOD
Peacemaker Lobster & Crab.
2nd: Broadway Oyster Bar
3rd: DeMun Oyster Bar and Oceano Bistro (tie)
Honorable Mention: 801 Fish and Farmhaus (tie)

FAVORITE STEAK
Tucker’s Place
2nd: Citizen Kane’s Steak House
3rd: 801 Chophouse
Honorable Mention: Annie Gunn’s

FAVORITE VEGETARIAN/VEGAN
Lulu’s Local Eatery
2nd: Tree House Vegetarian Restaurant
3rd: Small Batch
Honorable Mention: Frida’s and Gokul Indian Restaurant (tie)

FAVORITE AMERICAN NOUVEAU
Reeds American Table
2nd: Niche (closed)
3rd: Sidney Street Cafe
Honorable Mention: Boundary and The Libertine (tie)

FAVORITE AMERICAN TRADITIONAL
Cleveland-Heath
2nd: Annie Gunn’s
3rd: J McArthur’s An American Kitchen
Honorable Mention: One 19 North Tapas Wine Bar

FAVORITE CAJUN/CREOLE
Broadway Oyster Bar
2nd: Riverbend Restaurant & Bar
3rd: Evangeline’s Bistro & Music House and The Kitchen Sink (tie)
Honorable Mention: Molly’s in Soulard and Sister Cities Cajun & BBQ (tie)

FAVORITE CHINESE
LuLu Seafood & Dim Sum
2nd: Chinese Noodle Cafe
3rd: Royal Chinese BBQ and Sesame Chinese Restaurant (tie)
Honorable Mention: House of Wong and Wang Gang Asian Eats (tie)

FAVORITE EASTERN EUROPEAN/BOSNIAN
HandleBar
2nd: Bosna Gold (closed)
3rd: Stari Grad
Honorable Mention: Taft Street Restaurant & Bar

FAVORITE ENGLISH/IRISH/SCOTTISH
The Scottish Arms
2nd: John D. McGurk’s Irish Pub & Garden
3rd: Dressel’s Public House
Honorable Mention: Seamus McDaniel’s

FAVORITE FRENCH
Brasserie by Niche
2nd: Vin de Set
3rd: Bar Les Frères
Honorable Mention: Café Provencal

FAVORITE GERMAN
Schneithorst’s Restaurant & Bar
1600 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, 314.993.4100, schneithorst.com
2nd: Urban Chestnut Brewing Co.
3rd: Dreamland Palace German Restaurant
Honorable Mention: The Feasting Fox

FAVORITE GREEK
Olympia Kebob House and Taverna
2nd: Spiro’s
3rd: Michael’s Bar & Grill
Honorable Mention: Momo’s Ouzaria Taverna

FAVORITE INDIAN
House of India
2nd: India Rasoi
3rd: Haveli Indian Restaurant and India Palace (tie)
Honorable Mention: Taj Indian Cuisine

FAVORITE ITALIAN
Pastaria
2nd: Trattoria Marcella
3rd: Cunnetto House of Pasta and Zia’s on The Hill (tie)
Honorable Mention: Acero

FAVORITE SUSHI/JAPANESE
Wasabi Sushi Bar
Various locations, wasabisushibars.com
2nd: Nobu’s Japanese Restaurant
3rd: Tani Sushi Bistro and Robata of Maplewood (tie)
Honorable Mention: Café Mochi

FAVORITE KOREAN
Oriental Spoon
2nd: Seoul Taco
3rd: Seoul Garden Korean Restaurant and Asian Kitchen Korean Cuisine (tie)
Honorable Mention: Kim Cheese Asian Fusion

FAVORITE MEXICAN
Mission Taco Joint
2nd: Chava’s Mexican Restaurant
3rd: Pueblo Solis
Honorable Mention: Milagro Modern Mexican and Taqueria El Bronco (tie)

FAVORITE MIDDLE EASTERN
Ranoush
2nd: Cafe Natasha’s and Aya Sofia (tie)
3rd: The Vine Meditternean Café & Market and Sameem Afghan Restaurant (tie)
Honorable Mention: Everest Café & Bar

FAVORITE SOUL FOOD/SOUTHERN
Sweetie Pie’s
2nd: Southern
3rd: Juniper
Honorable Mention: Old Standard

FAVORITE SOUTH AMERICAN/PAN LATIN
Mango Peruvian Cuisine
2nd: Público
3rd: Fritanga Nicaraguan Cuisine
Honorable Mention: Yemanja Brasil Restaurante

FAVORITE SPANISH
Modesto Tapas Bar and Restaurant
2nd: Barcelona Tapas Restaurant
3rd: Guido’s Pizzeria & Tapas
Honorable Mention: Público

FAVORITE THAI
Fork & Stix
and King and I Restaurant (tie)
2nd: Sen Thai Asian Bistro
3rd: Thai Kitchen and Pearl Café (tie)
Honorable Mention: Basil Spice Thai Cuisine

FAVORITE VIETNAMESE
Mai Lee
2nd: Pho Grand
3rd: Banh Mi So # 1
Honorable Mention: LemonGrass Restaurant

YOUR FAVORITE PLACES TO DRINK

FAVORITE BAR
Taste
2nd: Planter’s House
3rd: The Side Project Cellar and 21st Street Brewer’s Bar (tie)
Honorable Mention: Three Sixty

FAVORITE BEER LIST
International Tap House
2nd: The Side Project Cellar
3rd: Global Brew Tap House & Lounge
Honorable Mention: 21st Street Brewer’s Bar

FAVORITE LOCAL BEER
Zwickel
2nd: American Brown, The Civil Life Brewing Co.
3rd: Citrapolis, The Modern Brewery
Honorable Mention: Abraxas, Perennial Artisan Ales and Send Help, 4 Hands Brewing Co. (tie)

FAVORITE LOCAL BREWERY
Schlafly Beer
2nd: Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. and 4 Hands Brewing Co. (tie)
3rd: The Civil Life Brewing Co.
Honorable Mention: Perennial Artisan Ales

FAVORITE CRAFT COCKTAILS
Planter’s House
2nd: Taste
3rd: Eclipse
Honorable Mention: The Libertine and Sanctuaria (tie)

FAVORITE COFFEE SHOP
Kaldi’s Coffee
2nd: Sump Coffee
3rd: Blueprint Coffee
Honorable Mention: Park Avenue Coffee and Comet Coffee & Microbrewery (tie)

FAVORITE BLOODY MARY
Cafe Osage
2nd: Hiro Asian Kitchen
3rd: Sub Zero Vodka Bar
Honorable Mention: Rooster

FAVORITE SPORTS BAR
The Post Sports Bar & Grill
2nd: Friendly’s Sports Bar & Grill
3rd: Sportsman’s Park and Lester’s Sports Bar & Grill (tie)
Honorable Mention: Amsterdam Tavern

FAVORITE DAY DRINKING SPOT
Urban Chestnut Brewing Co.,
2nd: The Civil Life Brewing Co. and Blueberry Hill (tie)
3rd: Sasha’s on Shaw
Honorable Mention: The Royale Food and Spirits

FAVORITE WINE BAR
Sasha’s on Shaw
2nd: Robust Wine Bar
3rd: 33 Wine Shop & Bar
Honorable Mention: Ernesto’s Wine Bar and Olio (tie)

FAVORITE LOCAL WINERY
Chaumette Vineyards & Winery
2nd: Montelle Winery
3rd: Cedar Lake Cellars
Honorable Mention: Chandler Hill Vineyards

YOUR FAVORITE PLACES TO SHOP

FAVORITE BREAD BAKERY
Companion
2nd: Union Loafers Café and Bread Bakery
3rd: 222 Artisan Bakery
Honorable Mention: Great Harvest Bread Co.

FAVORITE BUTCHER SHOP
Bolyard’s Meat & Provisions
2nd: Kenrick’s Meats and Catering
3rd: Baumann’s Fine Meats and The Block Restaurant, Butcher and Bar (tie)
Honorable Mention: Manninos Market and Truffles Butchery (tie)

FAVORITE CAKES/PASTRIES
La Patisserie Chouquette
2nd: Pint Size Bakery & Coffee
3rd: La Bonne Bouchée
Honorable Mention: Sarah’s Cake Shop

FAVORITE CANDY/CHOCOLATE SHOP
Crown Candy Kitchen
2nd: Kakao Chocolate
3rd: Bissinger’s Handcrafted Chocolatier
Honorable Mention: Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Co.

FAVORITE CATERER
Hollyberry Catering
2nd: Butler’s Pantry
3rd: Catering St. Louis
Honorable Mention: Moulin Events and Meetings

FAVORITE COOKING CLASSES
Dierbergs Markets
2nd: Kitchen Conservatory
3rd: Schnucks
Honorable Mention: Eckert’s Country Store and Farms

FAVORITE FARMERS MARKET
Soulard Farmers Market
2nd: Tower Grove Farmers’ Market
3rd: Kirkwood Farmers’ Market
Honorable Mention: Schlafly Farmers Market

FAVORITE GROCERY STORE
Dierbergs Markets
2nd: Trader Joe’s
3rd: Schnucks and Whole Foods (tie)
Honorable Mention: Straub’s


FAVORITE LIQUOR STORE
Randall’s Wines & Spirits
2nd: Friar Tuck Beverage and Lukas Wine & Spirits Superstore (tie)
3rd: Total Wine & More
Honorable Mention: Parker’s Table

FAVORITE WINE SHOP
The Wine and Cheese Place
2nd: The Wine Merchant Ltd.
3rd: Parker’s Table
Honorable Mention: Bin 51 Wine & Spirits


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