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Best Bloody Mary 2013: Beer Run

Beer Run 156 Carlton Rd. #203 984-2337 beerrun.com Runner-up: Fellini’s #9 200 Market St. 979-4279 fellinis9.com Here’s a good excuse to indulge in a Bloody Mary (as if you needed one): Drinking the red cocktail might have positive health effects, given that the drink contains lycopene, an antioxidant found in tomatoes that allegedly reduces the […]

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Best noodle soup 2013: Revolutionary Soup

Revolutionary Soup 105 14th St. NW 979-9988 108 Second St. SW 296-7687 revolutionarysoup.com Runner-up: Moto Pho Co. 511 W. Main St. 293-6685 motophoco.com A most interesting No. 1 choice, readers. Rev Soup isn’t necessarily known for its noodle soup, unless you count the chicken noodle that occasionally graces the menu. Still, we can’t argue with […]

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Best service 2013: The Local

The Local 824 Hinton Ave. 984-9749 thelocal-cville.com Runner-up: Maya 633 W. Main St. 979-6292 maya-restaurant.com The promise of a good menu gets people into restaurants, but great service keeps them coming back. No one knows this better than Peter Shankman, a devoted fan of Morton’s Steakhouse who once jokingly tweeted that the restaurant should meet […]