We asked, you answered.
This summer, Dormont-Brookline Patch was looking for the best of everything in Dormont and Brookline, and you—the readers—used the Readers' Choice articles to nominate and vote for your favorites. Winners were chosen based on the number of votes received on the Readers' Choice polls for each category.
We've got the winners right here! Thanks to those who voted, and of course, congratulations to the winners! If you won, you'll be hearing from Dormont-Brookline Patch soon.
Best specialty food store: Las Palmas.
Best health food/product store: DeWalt's World of Health.
Best coffee shop: Sugar Cafe.
Best special occasion restaurant: Franco's Trattoria.
Best place to find comfort food: Dor-Stop Restaurant.
Best sports bar: Cain's Saloon.
Best outdoor festival: Dormont Street Fair.
Best local music act: Bastard Bearded Irishmen.
Best local park: Dormont Park.
Best rainy day entertainment: A movie at Hollywood Theater.
Best beauty salon: Jacqueline's House of Beauty.
Best place to get your car fixed: MJ Automotive Service Center.
Best gas station—TIE: A+ Sunoco on West Liberty Avenue, CoGo's on Potomac Avenue.
Best dry cleaner: George the Tailor.
Best barber shop—TIE: Tony's Barber Shop, Sal's Barber Shop.
Best pizza: Fiori's Pizzaria.
Best Italian restaurant: Moonlite Cafe.
Best place for lunch with friends—TIE: Sugar Cafe, Tom's Diner.
Best place to get takeout: Amazing Wok.
Best pharmacy: CVS on West Liberty Avenue.
Best place to find antiques—TIE: Beyond Bedtime Books (antique books), Eljay's Used Books (antique oddities).
Best wings: Cain's Saloon.
Best geeky hangout: Geekadrome.
Best cakes and cupcakes: Sugar Cafe.
Best Asian cuisine: Katana.