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Food & Drink

Critics' Picks, Readers' Poll

Best of Chicago 2010: Food and Drink (Illustration by Ray Noland: Mayor Richard M. Daley eats a hot dog)

Ray Noland

Readers' Poll Winners
Best Alfresco Dining
Best Bagels
Best BBQ
Best Bourbon Selection
Best Brewpub
Best Brunch
Best Burger
Best Cocktail List
Best Cupcakes
Best Gelato
Best Grocery Store
Best Indian Restaurant
Best Margarita
Best Mexican Restaurant
Best Middle Eastern Restaurant
Best New Restaurant
Best Pho
Best Salsa
Best Seafood Restaurant
Best Splurge
Best Sushi
Best Thai Restaurant
Best Vegan Restaurant
Best Wine Shop
Best Liquor Store
Best Pizza
The Reader's Picks
Best Mexican Restaurant Hiding in a Grocery Store
Best Korean Restaurant Hiding in a Grocery Store
Best Middle Eastern Restaurant
Best Soup Dumplings
Best Manti
Best Use of a Pernicious Weed
Best Use of a Pig Tail by Someone Other Than a Pig
Best New Neighborhood Restaurant
Best Hand Food
Best New Burger
Best New Veggie Burger
Best Fries
Best Pollo a la Brasa
Best Theoretical Food Truck
Best Macaroni and Cheese
Best Octopus Confit
Best Squid Balls
Best Place to Sup Like Henry VIII
Best Location for a Clandestine Tryst, With Dinner
Best All-You-Can-Eat Experience, Upscale Division
Best Unorthodox Pizza Topping
Best Way to Stuff Your Face With Thai Food for Under $5
Best Coffee Roaster
Best Place to Get Hopped Up on Caffeine and Play Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!
Best Restaurant Name
Best Breakfast Cocktail
Best Cocktail That Might Be Good for You
Best Beer Cocktail
Best Canned Beer Made in Chicago
Best Use of Wild Midwestern Persimmons
Best Place to Try Palm Wine
Best Beer Selection at a Liquor Store
Best Customer Service at a Liquor Store
Best Macarons
Best Chocolates
Best Use of Leftover Cake
Best Window Seat
Best Place to Buy Secret Ingredients
Best Regional Cheese
Best Local Food Product
Best Food Co-op
Best Chef's Blog

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