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2017 Best of the Best Winners

Culture | July 17th, 2017

2017 Best of the Best Winners

Best Local Celebrity

Carson Wentz

Best Stylist

Meghan Walz

MJ Capelli

Best Barber

Jed Felix


Best Salon

MJ Capelli Family Hair Salons

Best Barber Shop

Everett’s Barbershop

Best Tattoo Parlor

No Coast Tattoo

Best Tattoo Artist

Meg Felix

No Coast Tattoo

Best Gift Shop

Zandbroz Variety

Best Clothing Store

Lost in Fargo

Best Thrift Store

Dakota Boys Ranch

Best Antique Store

Moorhead Antique Mall

Best New Store

Young Blood Coffee Co.

Best Place to Bring Out-of-Towners

Downtown Fargo

Best Photographer

Kaytlin Dargen

Best Art Space

Plains Art Museum

Best Established Visual Artist

Jon Offutt

Best Emerging Visual Artist

Emma Beatrez

Best Crafter

Chelsea Thorson

Make Room

Best Original Band

32 Below

Best Cover Band

Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome

Best Musician

Blind Joe

Best Large Music Venue


Best Small Music Venue

The Aquarium

Best Karaoke

Dempsey’s Public House

Best Comedian

JJ Gordon

Best Radio Personality


Best Performance DJ

DJ Donny Dahl

Best Theatre Troupe

Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre

Best Actor / Actress

Aimee Klein

Best Drag King / Queen

Kelly Coxsyn

Best New Restaurant

Wild Bills Sports Saloon

Best Fine Dining


Best Breakfast

The Shack on Broadway

Best Lunch

Würst Bier Hall

Best Burger

JL Beers

Best Pizza

Rhombus Guys Pizza

Best Taco

Vinyl Taco

Best Desserts

Nichole's Fine Pastry

Best Mexican

Mango's Mexican and American Grill

Best Italian


Best Asian

Lucy's North China Cuisine

Best Sushi


Best BBQ

Spitfire Bar & Grill

Best Vegetarian

Drunken Noodle

Best Late Night Menu

Taco Bros. Food Truck

Best Outdoor Patio

Rhombus Guys Pizza

Best Chef

Eric Watson

Mezzaluna / Rustica

Best Restaurant Service

JL Beers

Best Server

Nick Quinn

Sidestreet Grille and Pub

Best Food Truck

Taco Bros. Food Truck

Best Bar

Sidestreet Grille and Pub

Best Bartender

Alison Buecksler

Dempsey’s Public House

Best Mixologist

Andrew Hardy

Sidestreet Grille and Pub

Best Coffee Shop

Atomic Coffee

Best Craft Beer Selection

Junkyard Brewing Company

Best Local Brewery

Junkyard Brewing Company

Best Cocktail Bar

Hotel Donaldson

Best Liquor Store

Happy Harry's Bottle Shops

Best Happy Hour

Sidestreet Grille and Pub

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