2017 Foodster Award Winners

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Here are the 2017 winners of Scott Joseph's Foodster Awards for Independent Restaurants.

Best Restaurant Overall:

Platinum Award: Morimoto Asia

Gold Award: Victoria & Albert's

 

Best New Restaurant:

Platinum Award: Reyes Mezcalaria

Gold Award: 1921 by Norman Van Aken

 

Pig Floyd Foodster

Best Barbecue

Platinum Award: Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa

Gold Award: Porkie's Original BBQ

 

Best Breakfast plaque

Best Breakfast

Platinum Award: Shakers American Cafe

Gold Award: Se7vn Bites

 

Best Brunch

Platinum Award: Santiago's Bodega

Gold Award: Two Chefs Seafood Oyster Bar

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Tap Room plaque

Best Burger

Platinum Award: Tap Room at Dubsdread

Gold Award: The Whiskey

 

 

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Best Cocktails

Platinum Award: Chef Art Smith's Homecoming

Gold Award: Imperial at Washburn Imports

 

Best Craft Beer

Platinum Award: Nora's Sugar Shack

Gold Award: Sloppy Taco Palace

 

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Platinum Award: Hunger Street Tacos

Gold Award: Black Rooster

 

Best Fine Dining

Platinum Award: Victoria & Albert's

Gold Award: Bull & Bear

 

Best Hotel Restaurant

Platinum Award: MOOR

Gold Award: Old Hickory Steakhouse

 

Best Irish Plaque

Best Irish Pub

Platinum Award: Raglan Road

Gold Award: Fiddler's Green

 

Azul Foodster

Best Mexican

Platinum Award: Garibaldi Mexican Restaurant

Gold Award: Agave Azul

 

Best Microbrewery

Platinum Award: Bowigens Beer Company

Gold Award: Hourglass Brewing

 

Papa Joe Foodster

Best Pizza

Platinum Award: Pizza Paradiso

Gold Award: Papa Joe's

 

Best Power Lunch

Platinum Award: Tap Room at Dubsdread

Gold Award: Nona Tap Room

 

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Best Sushi

Platinum Award: Nagoya Sushi

Gold Award: Dragonfly

 

Best Tex-Mex

Platinum Award: Pepe's Cantina

Gold Award: JJ's Grille

 

Most Romantic

Platinum Award: Bistro on Park Avenue

Gold Award: Cress

 

The Foodster Awards for Independent Restaurants is an ongoing program. Check this link for current nominees and this link for open voting.