Best of Miami

Best of Miami 2015 Readers' Poll: Vote Now

It's that time of year again — Miami's version of the Oscars, the Grammys, and the James Beards, all wrapped into one. 

We're talking about New Times' annual Best of Miami edition, which comes out in June.

Once again, our editorial staff locked themselves up in a tower to spend their days writing about everything good and new and fresh about Miami — from the best hair salon to the best pizza. We've finally been allowed back out into the light of day, our mission accomplished for another year. Now it's your turn.

Because we value your opinion, dear reader, you too get a say in what's notable and wonderful in Miami. 

Earlier, we asked you to nominate your favorite bands, restaurants, and shops in Miami. On May 7, we closed the initial nomination process to tally your recommendations and find the top five nominees in each award category.

Now it's time to vote. 

Until May 31, visit to vote for your favorites in 100 categories ranging from Best Gas Station to Best Bartender. You can vote in as many categories as you like.

And be sure to pick up your issue of Best of Miami Thursday, June 16, to see the winners and keep it as a year-round reference for the best food, music, shops, and activities in the Magic City.

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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