“This may sound weird, but the gas stations are really good,” a co-worker told me when I moved to Charlottesville four years ago. And he was talking about the food. Until then, my gas station dining had been limited to the occasional childhood slushie or a breakfast sandwich from Sheetz,
Philly has the cheesesteak, Houston has the Astrodome, San Fran has the Bay, and Memphis’ got the blues. New York has Times Square, D.C. has the White House, Seattle has the Space Needle, and San Diego’s got the zoo. …But whatta they got on us? Nothin’. For the 17th year, we asked you to vote on what you love best about Charlottesville—from your favorite place to boogie to the spiciest Bloody Mary to where you go to find vintage duds—and these are the results.