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L'Oca D'Oro Austin restaurant Italian dessert cake
Restaurant of the Year: L'Oca d'Oro. Photo by Jackie Klusmeyer
Chef Kevin Fink Austin Emmer & Rye landscape headshot 2016
Chef of the Year: Kevin Fink, Emmer & Rye. Photo by Hayden Spears
Chef Zach Hunter Brewer's Table
Rising Star Chef of the Year: Zach Hunter, The Brewer's Table. Photo by Evan Sung
Tavel Bristol-Joseph, Emmer & Rye
Pastry Chef of the Year: Tavel Bristol-Joseph, Emmer & Rye. Photo by Julie M. Neis
Nickel City bar interior
Bar of the Year: Nickel City. Photo by Hunter Townsend
Erin Ashford Olamaie
Bartender of the Year: Erin Ashford, Olamaie. Photo courtesy of Olamaie
St. Elmo Brewing
Brewery of the Year: St. Elmo Brewing Co. St. Elmo Brewing/ Facebook
Veracruz All Natural Taco
Favorite Food Truck: Veracruz All Natural. Veracruz All Natural/ Facebook
Be More Pacific spread 2
New Restaurant of the Year: Be More Pacific Photo by Ashlyn Allison