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City Paper's 2018 Best Food and Drink

Best Bakery

1st Oakmont Bakery

531 Allegheny Ave., Oakmont

2nd La Gourmandine

Multiple locations

3rd Prantl’s Bakery

Multiple locations

Best BBQ

1st Smoke Barbeque Taqueria

4115 Butler St., Lawrenceville

2nd South Side BBQ Company 

75 S. 17th St., South Side

3rd Twelve Whiskey Barbecue 

1222 E. Carson St., South Side

Best Bloody Mary

1st Blue Dust 

601 Amity St., Homestead

2nd Harris Grill

Multiple locations

3rd The Commoner

458 Strawberry Way, Downtown

Best Buffet

1st Grand Concourse

100 W. Station Square Dr., Station Square

2nd Rivers Casino

777 Casino Dr., North Side

3rd Texas De Brazil

240 W. Station Square Dr., Station Square

Best Burger

1st Burgatory

Multiple locations

2nd Tessaro’s

4601 Liberty Ave., Bloomfield

3rd BRGR

Multiple locations

Best Candy Store

1st Sarris Candies 

511 Adams Ave., Canonsburg

2nd Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop

Multiple locations

3rd The Milk Shake Factory

Multiple locations

Best Chef

1st (TIE) Justin Severino — Cure

5336 Butler St., Lawrenceville

1st (TIE) Kevin Sousa — Superior Motors 

1211 Braddock Ave., Braddock

3rd Dave Anoia — DiAnoia’s Eatery 

2549 Penn Ave., Strip District

4th Jamilka Borges — Independent Brewing Company

1704 Shady Ave., Squirrel Hill

Best Chinese Restaurant

1st Sichuan Gourmet 

Multiple locations

2nd Sesame Inn 

Multiple locations

3rd Chengdu Gourmet

5840 Forward Ave., Squirrel Hill

Best Cocktail

1st Hidden Harbor 

1708 Shady Ave., Squirrel Hill

2nd Mixtape 

4907 Penn Ave., Garfield

3rd The Summit 

200 Shiloh St., Mount Washington

Best Coffeehouse

1st Black Forge Coffee House 

1206 Arlington Ave., Allentown

2nd Espresso A Mano

3623 Butler St., Lawrenceville

3rd Zeke’s Coffee Pittsburgh 

6015 Penn Ave., East Liberty