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2016 Best of the Fox: Dining - Favorite Places

Who won the 2016 Best of the Fox: Dining - Favorite Places category, as voted on by Northwest Herald readers

BANQUET FACILITY

The Best

Mandile's Italian Ristorante  Banquets & Catering

One of the Best

• 31 North Banquets and Catering

• D'Andrea Banquets

BARISTA

The Best

Katie, Taste of Benedict’s

One of the Best

• Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters

• Grounds Coffee Bar

BARTENDER

The Best

Patty Huhn, Rusty Nail Saloon

One of the Best

• Christina Ryback, Sweet Melissa's Pizza & Pub

• Stephanie, Woods Creek Tavern

CATERER ON SITE

The Best

Mandile's Italian Ristorante  Banquets & Catering

One of the Best

• 31 North Banquets and Catering

• Cucina Bella - Algonquin

CHINESE RESTAURANT

The Best

Plum Garden

One of the Best

• Chen Chinese Cuisine

• Chop Suey Hut

COFFEE SHOP

The Best

Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters

One of the Best

• County Donuts

• Starbucks

DELI

The Best

Epic Deli

One of the Best

• Breaking Bread Catering & Deli

• Joseph's Marketplace

DONUT SHOP

The Best

Country Donuts

One of the Best

• Riverside Bake Shop

• Swiss Maid Bakery

FINE DINING RESTAURANT

The Best

Mandile's Italian Ristorante  Banquets & Catering

One of the Best

• 1776 Restaurant

• Cucina Bella

FIRST DATE RESTAURANT

The Best

Mandile's Italian Ristorante  Banquets & Catering

One of the Best

• Cucina Bella

• Woods Creek Tavern

ITALIAN RESTAURANT

The Best

Mandile's Italian Ristorante 

Banquets & Catering

One of the Best

• Cucina Bella

• Da Baffone Cucina Italiana

JAPANESE RESTAURANT

The Best

Kyoto

One of the Best

• Bistro Wasabi

• Sakura Japanese Restaurant

KIDS MENU

The Best

Benedict's La Strata

One of the Best

• Colonial Cafe

• Nick's Pizza and Pub

LOCAL CRAFT BREWERY

The Best

Crystal Lake Brewing

One of the Best

• Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company

• Scorched Earth Brewing Company

MEXICAN RESTAURANT

The Best

Pablo's Mexican Restaurant

One of the Best

• Carlos River Cafe

• El Niagara Mexican Restaurant

• Mixteca (tie)

NEIGHBORHOOD BAR

The Best

The Cottage

One of the Best

• Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen

• The Tracks Bar & Grill

RESTAURANT THAT USES LOCAL  AND/OR ORGANIC FOODS

The Best

Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen

One of the Best

• 1776 Restaurant

• Cary Ale House

SUB SHOP

The Best

Epic Deli

One of the Best

• Algonquin Sub Shop

• Jersey Mike's Subs

TAVERN/PUB

The Best

Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen

One of the Best

• Cary Ale House

• The Cottage

VISITED BY BOAT

The Best

Broken Oar Marina-Bar & Grill

One of the Best

• Chain O'Lakes Brewing Company

• Snuggery

WATCH THE GAME

The Best

Buffalo Wild Wings

One of the Best

• Cary Ale House

• The Tracks Bar & Grill

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