Best of Washtenaw 2016 – Food & Drink

. May 31, 2016.

Chinese
Panda House
229 N. Maple Rd.
734-662-1818 | pandahousechinesefood.com
Runner Up: Lucky

Japanese
Yotsuba
2222 Hogback Rd.
734-971-5168 | yotsuba-restaurant.com
Runner Up: Godaiko

Korean
Tomukun BBQ
505 E. Liberty St. #200
734-995-8668 | tomukun.com
Runner Up: Arirang

Thai
Tuptim
4896 Washtenaw Ave.
734-528-5588 | tuptim.com
Runner Up: Marnee Thai

Greek
Ahmo’s
341 E. Huron St.
734-662-4445 | ahmosdeli.com
Runner Up: Mezes Greek Grill

Italian
Palio
347 S. Main St.
734-930-6100 | palioannarbor.com
Runner Up: Paesano

Middle Eastern
Jerusalem Garden
314 E. Liberty St.
734-995-5060
Runner Up: Palm Palace

Mexican
Maiz
36 E. Cross St.
734-340-6010 | maizmexican.com
Runner Up: Tio’s

Deli
Zingerman’s
422 Detroit St.
734-663-3354 | zingermansdeli.com
Runner Up: Maize & Blue

Diner
Fleetwood Diner
300 S. Ashley St.
734-995-5502 | thefleetwooddiner.com
Runner Up: Bell’s

Coffee Shop
Roos Roast
1155 Rosewood St.
734-222-9202 | roosroast.com
Runner Up: Sweetwaters

Breakfast
Northside Grill
1015 Broadway St.
734-995-0965 | northsidegrill.com
Runner Up: Angelo’s

Brew Pub/Micro
Wolverine State Brewing Co.
2019 W. Stadium Blvd.
734-369-2990 | wolverinebeer.com
Runner Up: Jolly Pumpkin

Food Cart
Ricewood
1928 Packard St. | ricewoodbbq.com
Runner Up: Hut K Chaat

Best Dessert
Blank Slate Creamery
300 W. Liberty St.
734-922-5383 | blankslatecreamery.com
Runner Up: La Dolce Vita

Burger
Blimpy Burger
304 S. Ashley St.
734-663-4590 | blimpyburger.com
Runner Up: Frita Batidos

Bartender
Phil Attee, Ann Arbor Distillery
220 Felch St.
734-882-2169 | annarbordistilling.com
Runner Up: Matt, The Black Pearl

Pick up bar
Necto
516 E. Liberty St.
734-994-5436 | necto.com
Runner Up: The Alley

Cocktail Bar
The Last Word
301 W. Huron St.
thelastwordbar.com
Runner Up: The Raven’s Club

Happy Hour
The Earle
121 W. Washington St.
734-994-0211 | theearle.com
Runner Up: Sidetrack

Late Night Grub
Fleetwood Diner
300 S. Ashley St.
734-995-5502 | thefleetwooddiner.com
Runner Up: Pizza House

Best Delivery
Pizza House
618 Church St.
734-995-5095 | pizzahouse.com
Runner Up: Jimmy John’s

Farm
White Lotus Farms
7217 W. Liberty Rd.
734-707-1284 | whitelotusfarms.comAll of Washtenaw County is tuning into White Lotus Farms’ instagram account featuring artful shots of their farm, from its fresh produce, cheeses, and breads, to its bucolic farmland. Sample their products in person when the Farm Cart opens May 7.
Farm Runner Up: Tantre

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