PHOTO BY JOHN MICHAEL SIMPSON
durham 2022 winners *All results listed in alphabetical order **The presence of five winners is the result of a tie
Overall Restaurant Gocciolina NanaSteak Vici Ristobar Vin Rouge New Restaurant Mr. Fries Man Ideal’s Sandwich and Grocery Press Coffee, Crepes and Cocktails Vici Ristobar Burger Bar Virgile Burger Bach Bull City Burger and Brewery Only Burger Fries Bull City Burger and Brewery Burger Bach The Federal Mr. Fries Man Only Burger Sandwiches Eastcut Sandwich Bar Ideal’s Sandwich and Grocery Parker & Otis Toast 72
Cocoa Cinnamon owners Areli Barrera Grodski and Leon Grodski Barrera enjoy the fruits of their labor outside their Geer Street cafe. In addition to the coffee shops’ Best of Durham award, its own Little Waves Coffee Roasters was named the country’s 2022 Micro Roaster of the Year by Roast magazine.
Breakfast/Brunch Elmo’s Diner Guglhupf Bakery, Cafe & Biergarten Monuts Press Coffee, Crepes and Cocktails Coffee Shop Bean Traders Beyu Caffé Cocoa Cinnamon Joe Van Gogh Dessert/Pastries Guglhupf Bakery, Cafe & Biergarten Loaf The Mad Hatter’s Café & Bakeshop Sweets by Shayda Place for a Date Night Alley Twenty Six The Durham Hotel
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Mateo Bar de Tapas NanaSteak Place for Late Night Accordion Club Alley Twenty Six Annexe Cosmic Cantina Queeny’s Barbecue Backyard BBQ Pit Lawrence Barbecue The Original Q Shack Picnic Place for Vegetarians Goorsha Happy + Hale Pure Soul The Refectory Café