Food & Drink 2013

Readers' Picks

Editor's Note: Runners up are listed only if they garnered 50 percent or more of the winner's total votes.

Best Bar to Take a Date

WINNER: The Speakeasy

RUNNERS UP: Plaza Grill, Siren's Song Tavern

Best Dive Bar

WINNER: Shanty


Best Happy Hour

WINNER: Mad River Brewery


Best Sports Bar

WINNER: Sidelines

RUNNER UP: Steve & Dave's

Best Bloody Mary


Best Eatery on a Budget

WINNER: Japhy's


Best Restaurant When Money Is No Object

WINNER: Larrupin' Café

RUNNERS UP: Folie Douce, Moonstone Grill

Best Hangover Breakfast

WINNER: The Alibi

RUNNER UP: Golden Harvest Café

Best Food Truck

WINNER: Naan Of The Above

RUNNER UP: Nature's Serving

Best Sushi

WINNER: Sushi Spot

RUNNERS UP: Tomo, Kyoto

Best Asian

WINNER: Pho Thien Long

RUNNER UP: Pho Hoang

Best Mexican

WINNER: Rita's

RUNNER UP: Carmela's

Best Italian

WINNER: Abruzzi

RUNNERS UP: Mazzotti's, La Trattoria

Best Vegetarian/Vegan

WINNER: Wildflower Café

Best Pizza

WINNER: Live From New York, Arcata

RUNNER UP: Paul's Live From New York

Best Burger

WINNER: Stars Hamburgers

RUNNER UP: Surfside Burger Shack

Best Place to Get Late-Night Food

WINNER: Toni's 24-Hour

RUNNER UP: Arcata Pizza and Deli

Best Sugar Fix

WINNER: Arcata Scoop

RUNNER UP: Living The Dream

Best Brewery

WINNER: Mad River Brewing Co.

RUNNERS UP: Lost Coast Brewing Co., Redwood Curtain Brewing Co.

Best Winery

WINNER: Robert Goodman Winery

RUNNERS UP: Moonstone Crossing, Fieldbrook Winery

Best Bakery

WINNER: Brio Baking

RUNNER UP: Ramone's Bakery & Café

Best Coffee House

WINNER: Café Brio

RUNNERS UP: Ramone's, Café Mokka, Old Town Coffee and Chocolates, Jitter Bean

Best Eats in SoHum

WINNER: Calico's Café

RUNNER UP: Nacho Mama

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