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Tacos, Cuantos Tacos
Restaurant of the Year: Cuantos Tacos. Cuantos Tacos/Instagram
Edgar Rico
Chef of the Year: Edgar Rico, Nixta Taqueria. Photo courtesy of Nixta Taqueria
Tiki Tatsu-ya interior
Bar of the Year: Tiki Tatsu-Ya. Photo by Mackenzie Smith Kelley
Amanda Turner
Rising Star Chef of the Year: Amanda Turner, Olamaie. Olamaie/Facebook
Susana Querejazu
Pastry Chef of the Year: Susana Querejazu, Lutie's.  Photo by Moyo Oyelola
Cory Starr Tiki Tatsu-Ya
Bartender of the Year: Cory Starr, Tiki Tatsu-Ya. Courtesy photo
Wax Myrtle's interior
Best New Restaurant: Wax Myrtle's. Photo by Jackie Lee Young
An orange frozen drink at Better Half.
Neighborhood Restaurant of the Year: Better Half Coffee & Cocktails.  Photo by Alison Narro
Birdie's Austin
Wine Program of the Year: Birdie's. Photo by Mackenzie Smith Kelley/New York Times
Meanwhile Brewing Co.
Brewery of the Year: Meanwhile Brewing Co. Photo courtesy of Meanwhile Brewing Co.
A spread of vegan foods from Counter Culture.
Best Vegan Restaurant: Counter Culture. Photo courtesy of Counter Culture