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Creative Loafing's Best of Atlanta

I look forward to Creative Loafing‘s Best of Atlanta edition every year. And today is the day! View the whole list on CL’s site.

Congratulations to the following places that I love too!

Readers Pick
Best place to score affordable art – Young Blood Gallery
Best underground art space – Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery
Best local arts blog – BurnAway.org
Best brew pub – Brick Store Pub
Best beer selection – Brick Store Pub
Best neighborhood bar – Brick Store Pub
Best pool hall – Twain’s Billiards and Tap
Best locally brewed beer – Sweetwater 420 at Sweetwater Brewery
Best shopping district – Little Five Points
Best down-to-earth place in Atlanta – Decatur
Best specialty market – Your DeKalb Farmers Market
Best health food store – Sevananda Natural Foods
Best comic bookstore – Criminal Records
Best CDs – Criminal Records
Best used CDs – Criminal Records
Best jukebox – Righteous Room
Best restaurant for late-night dining – Majestic Diner
Best coffeehouse – San Francisco Coffee Roasting Co.
Best coffee – Aurora Coffee
Best Middle Eastern – Mediterranean Grill
Best soul food – Soul Vegetarian
Best Cupcakes – The Atlanta Cupcake Factory
Best Ice Cream – Jake’s Ice Cream

Critics Pick
Best place to score affordable art – Young Blood Gallery and Boutique
Best gallery spotlighting local artists – Spruill Gallery
Best place for collectors-edition vinyl – Criminal Records
Best coffeehouse – Octane
Best off-the-beaten-path tourist destination – Your DeKalb Farmers Market
Best overall neighborhood – Decatur
Best local blog – Decatur Metro
Best down-to-Earth place in Atlanta – Little Five Points