Photo: Andrea Hubbell

Best frozen dessert 2013: Splendora’s Gelato

Splendora’s Gelato 317 E. Main St. 296-8555 Runner-up: Sweet Frog 219 W. Main St. 293-7123 Barracks Road Shopping Center 293-1130 Hollymead Town Center 975-3764 Gluttony may be one of the seven deadly sins, but a giant cup of gelato is perhaps one of heaven’s greatest virtues. And not just any gelato. Splendora’s gelato. […]

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Best beer selection 2013: Beer Run

Beer Run 156 Carlton Rd. #203 984-2337 Runner-up: Blue Mountain Brewery 9519 Critzer Shop Rd. (Afton) (540) 456-8020 With seven breweries in the immediate area, it’s clear we live in a beer town—and Beer Run is no exception. It’s the one spot you can get it all and then some. At Blue Mountain […]

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Best new restaurant 2013: Citizen Burger Bar

Citizen Burger Bar 212 E. Main St. 979-9944 Runner-up: Ace Biscuit & Barbecue 711 Henry Ave. 202-1403 There’s currently a radio commercial for McDonald’s in which the narrator says the Big Mac is “the best thing to happen to your mouth since teeth.” Readers beg to differ. The best thing to happen to […]