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Nobie's dining room
Restaurant of the Year: Nobie's. Photo by Jack Thompson
StarChefs Kaitlin Steets Theodore Rex
Chef of the Year: Kaitlin Steets, Littlefoot/Theodore Rex. Courtesy of StarChefs
Heights Bier Garten
Bar of the Year: Heights Bier Garten. Photo by Emily Vitek
Alphonso Quinones Bad News Bar
Bartender of the Year: Alphonso Quiñones, Tiny Champions. Photo by Kristine Nguyen
AJ Ede Brasil
Rising Star Chef of the Year: AJ Ede, Brasil. Photo by Kirsten Gilliam
Candente fajitas platter
Neighborhood Restaurant of the Year: Candente. Photo by Shannon O'Hara
Drew Gimma Bread Man Baking
Pastry Chef of the Year: Drew Gimma, Bread Man Baking Company. Photo by Will Blunt/StarChefs
Underground Creamery Yammy Casserole
Best Pop-up/Startup: Underground Creamery. Courtesy of Underground Creamery
Christine Ha Tony Nguyen Xin Chao
Best New Restaurant: Xin Chao. Photo by John Suh/Xin Chao
Squable interior
Wine Program of the Year: Squable. Courtesy of Squable