RUNNERS-UP 2010
(in alphabetical order)

12 Bones Barbecue | Asheville, NC {places} 

The Admiral | Asheville, NC {spaces}

Armagnac Laberdolive 1982 at Abbaye de la Bussière | Burgundy {food/drink}

Beignets, Cafe Beignet | New Orleans {food/drink}

Bouligny Tavern | New Orleans {spaces}

Bywater cocktail at Arnaud’s Bar | New Orleans {food/drink}

Brian Wicklund’s sourdough loaf | Hugo, MN {food/drink}

Cauliflower with couscous, almond & harissa | Aziza, San Francisco {f/d}

Caves Champy | Beaune {spaces}

Crab cake, Faidley’s | Baltimore {food/drink}

Demeure Julie & jozef | Schaerbeek, Brussels {spaces}

Fifi Mahony’s  | New Orleans {spaces}

Fleur de Paris | New Orleans {spaces}

Hawk’s Crawfish | Rayne, LA {food/drink}

Hill Farmstead Brewery Saison | Greensboro, VT {food/drink}

Ice hotel | Quebec City {spaces}

K’Naan | K’Naan {media} 

Lamb shanks w/ beans & cornbread | Pedraza-Brickleys, Greensboro, VT {f/d}

Le Montrachet | Chassigny-Montrachet {spaces}

Morocho | Quito {food/drink}

Piquillo-style okra | Woodberry Kitchen, Baltimore {food/drink}

Pork sandwich | Sabrosón, Guayaquil, Ecuador {food/drink}

Red Light | North Miami {spaces}

Ribs | Smitty’s BBQ, Texas Hill Country {food/drink}

Rockfish with beans | The Charleston, Baltimore {food/drink}

Surly Girl | Columbus, Ohio {places}

Tarte Flambee | Le Marronier, Stutzheim, Alsace {food/drink}

Tomme de Rochefort | Le Chateaubriand, Paris {food/drink}

Truth & Beauty | Ann Patchett {media}

What is the What | Valentino Achak Deng and Dave Eggers {media}

Zind Humbrecht Gewurztraminer 2002 | Sélestat, Alsace {food/drink}