New Times "Best Of 2011" Reader's Poll!

Get your computer fired up & your mouse ready – the New Times 33rd Annual Best of Phoenix Readers Poll is ready for your votes!  We’re thrilled to see a lot of independent shops & restaurants made the list & we’re even more thrilled to see quite a few Local First members!  We are asking our faithful friends, followers & members to take a few minutes to vote for your favorites locally owned establishments.  A list of Local First members who are nominated is below – be sure to give them your vote!  Winners will be announced September 29.

#5 Best Upscale Mexican Restaurant: Barrio Cafe
#6 Best Neighborhood Mexican Restaurant, Central Phoenix: Barrio Cafe
#16 Best Indian Restaurant: The Dhaba
#17 Best Japanese Restaurant: Hana
#21 Best French Restaurant: Petite Maison
#25 Best Gastropub: Citizen Public House, Four Peaks
#26 Best Gourmet Pizza: Pizzeria Bianco
#29 Best Sushi: Hana
#30 Best Italian Deli: Andreoli Italian Grocer & Deli
#33 Best BBQ: Joe’s Real BBQ, Honey Bears BBQ
#35 Best Hot Dog: Short Leash
#36 Best Sunday Brunch: Chelsea’s Kitchen
#37 Best Downtown Lunch: Arrogant Butcher, Food Truck Fridays at the Phoenix Public Market, Carly’s Bistro
#40 Best Hangover Breakfast: Buzzberry
#43 Best Restaurant for Kids: Buzzberry
#44 Best Vegetarian Restaurant: green, True Food Kitchen
#45 Best Vegan Restaurant: green, True Food Kitchen
#46 Best Place to be Gluten Free: Buzzberry, Tryst Café
#47 Best Bakery: Tammie Coe
#48 Best Cupcake: Tammie Coe, Urban Cookies/Ollie Cake
#50 Best Coffee House, Central Phoenix: Lux
#51 Best Coffee House, Downtown Phoenix: Lux
#52 Best Coffee House, North Phoenix: 32 Shea
#55 Best Coffee House, Southeast Valley: Inside the Bungalow
#56 Best Coffee House, Tempe: Cartel Coffee Lab
#57 Best Coffee House, Scottsdale: Buzzberry, Echo Coffee,
#58 Best Mural: Barrio Cafe
#62 Best News Radio Station: KJZZ
#67 Best Blues/Jazz Radio Station: KJZZ
#70 Best Bookstore: Bookmans, Changing Hands Bookstore, Poisoned Pen
#71 Best Comic Book Shop: All About Books & Comics, Samurai Comics
#72 Best Art Supply Store: Arizona Art Supply, Wet Paint Artist Supply
#77 Best Hotel Pool: Clarendon Hotel, Hotel Valley Ho
#78 Best Independent Film Theater: Camelview, Valley Art Theater, FilmBar, Farrelli's Cinema Supper Club, The Royale
#79 Best First Friday Hangout: Carly’s Bistro, Bliss/ReBar
#81 Best Culinary Festival: Devoured Culinary Classic, Arizona BBQ Festival
#82 Best Place to Buy Vintage Clothing: Antique Sugar, Buffalo Exchange, Butter Toast
#83 Best Place to Buy Antiques on a Budget: Butter Toast
#84 Best Place to Buy Wine by the Bottle: Terrior, Postino
#86 Best Happy Hour, Central Phoenix: Postino, Hula’s Modern Tiki
#87 Best Happy Hour, Downtown Phoenix: Bliss/ReBar
#88 Best Happy Hour, South Phoenix: Draw 10
#89 Best Happy Hour, North Phoenix: Tryst Café
#92 Best Happy Hour, Tempe: Four Peaks
#93 Best Happy Hour, Scottsdale: Buzzberry
#101 Best CD Store: Zia Records, Stinkweeds, Hoodlums
#108 Best Sports Bar, Central Phoenix: Roscoe's on 7th, Draw 10
#110 Best Sports Bar, South Phoenix: Draw 10
#114 Best Sports Bar, Tempe: Four Peaks
#122 Best Neighborhood Bar, South Phoenix: Draw 10
#123 Best Neighborhood Bar, North Phoenix: 32 Shea
#125 Best Neighborhood Bar, Southeast Valley: SanTan Brewing
#126: Best Neighborhood Bar, Tempe: Four Peaks
#128 Best Sangria: La Grande Orange, Ticoz
#132 Best Brewery: Four Peaks, SanTan Brewing
#133 Best Wine Bar: Postino, Kazimierz World Wine Bar
#38 Best Place for a First Date: Buzzberry, Postino