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Readers' Choice Awards 2012: Winners List

Last night at Migas, the who's who of Beijing gathered to celebrate the amazing dining and nightlife scene that the city has to offer. The votes have all been counted and the plaques have all been handed out, so now it's time to officially announce the winners of the 2012 City Weekend Readers' Choice Awards. -----

Dining



Best American Restaurant Winner: Chef Too Editor's Pick: Union Bar and Grille Honorable Mention: Element Fresh Honorable Mention: Home Plate Barbeque Best Buffet Winner: Senses (Westin Financial Street) Editor's Pick: Feast (Sheraton) Honorable Mention: Monsoon (InterContinental) Honorable Mention: VIC (Sofitel Wanda) Best Brunch - Hotel Winner: Bubbalicious (Westin Chaoyang) Editor's Pick: Vasco's (Hilton Wangfujing) Honorable Mention: Ming Court (Langham Place) Honorable Mention: Senses (Westin Financial Street) Best Brunch - Non-Hotel Winner: Flamme Editor's Pick: Vineyard Café Honorable Mention: SALT Best for Families Winner: 360° (Hilton Capital Airport) Editor's Pick: The Filling Station Honorable Mention: Din Tai Fung Honorable Mention: The Place Best Steakhouse Winner: Grange Grill (Westin Chaoyang) Editor's Pick: The Cut (Fairmont Beijing) Honorable Mention: Flamme Best Wine Selection Winner: Modo Editor's Pick: Pudao Wines Honorable Mention: Aria (China World Hotel) Best Thai Restaurant Winner: Purple Haze Editor's Pick: Very Siam Honorable Mention: Serve the People Best Beijing Duck Winner: Da Dong Editor's Pick: Duck de Chine Honorable Mention: Hua's Restaurant Best Mexican/Tex-Mex Winner: The Saddle Cantina Editor's Pick: Peter's Tex-Mex Grill Honorable Mention: Tim's Texas BBQ Best Italian Restaurant Winner: Cepe (Ritz-Carlton Financial Street) Editor's Pick: LMPlus Honorable Mention: Bene (Sheraton Dongcheng) Honorable Mention: Prego (Westin Financial Street) Best Japanese Restaurant Winner: Hatsune Editor's Pick: Sake Manzo Honorable Mention: Nishimura Best French Restaurant Winner: S.T.A.Y. (Shangri-La) Editor's Pick: La Taverne Honorable Mention: Brasserie Flo Best Pizza Winner: Gung Ho Editor's Pick: Nasca Café Honorable Mention: Bene (Sheraton Dongcheng) Best Indian Restaurant Winner: Ganges Editor's Pick: Indian Kitchen Honorable Mention: Khajuraho Honorable Mention: Taj Pavilion Best Dessert Winner: Lollipop Bakery Editor's Pick: Divina Cakes Honorable Mention: Kempi Deli Best Middle-Eastern Winner: Rumi Editor's Pick: Biteapitta Honorable Mention: Al Safir Chinese Restaurant of the Year Winner: Din Tai Fung Editor's Pick: Qi (Ritz-Carlton Financial Street) Honorable Mention: JE Mansion Honorable Mention: Dianke Dianlai Honorable Mention: Yu (Ritz-Carlton Beijing) Chef of the Year Winner: Daniel Urdaneta (Modo/Mosto) Editor's Pick: Paulo de Souza (Terra) Honorable Mention: Thomazini Geraldo (Alameda) Honorable Mention: Xavier Mauerhofer (Bei) Best Korean Restaurant Winner: Saveurs de Coree Editor's Pick: Ssam Honorable Mention: Iki Barbeque Best Spanish Restaurant Winner: Migas Editor's Pick: Agua Honorable Mention: Niajo Best Service Winner: Gung Ho Editor's Pick: TRB Temple Honorable Mention: Aria (China World Hotel) Best Hotel Dining Winner: The Opposite House Editor's Pick: Ritz-Carlton Financial Street Honorable Mention: Kerry Hotel Beijing Best New Restaurant of the Year Winner: TRB Temple Editor's Pick: Iki Barbeque Honorable Mention: Casa Brasil Honorable Mention: Susu Restaurant of the Year Winner: Maison Boulud Editor's Pick: Terra Honorable Mention: Grill 79 -----

Nightlife



Best Live Music Winner: Yugong Yishan Editor's Pick: 2 Kolegas Honorable Mention: MAO Live House Best Promoter Winner: Funk Fever Editor's Pick: Split Works Honorable Mention: O2Culture/Yen Best Cocktails Winner: Apothecary Editor's Pick: Mai Bar Honorable Mention: Flamme Local Band of the Year Winner: Hot Club of Beijing Editor's Pick: Residence A Honorable Mention: The Randy Abel Stable Beijing-Based DJ of the Year Winner: Eddie Lv Editor's Pick: Blackie Honorable Mention: Mo Bass Best Sports Bar Winner: Paddy O'Shea's Editor's Pick: Grinders Honorable Mention: Tim's Texas BBQ Honorable Mention: Eudora Station Best Hutong Bar Winner: Mao Mao Chong Editor's Pick: Modernista Honorable Mention: Great Leap Brewery Best Hotel Bar Winner: Mesh (Opposite House) Editor's Pick: Scarlett (Hotel G) Honorable Mention: Mix (Westin Chaoyang) Nightlife Newcomer of the Year Winner: The Bar at Migas Editor's Pick: Temple Honorable Mention: Spark Club of the Year Winner: Haze Editor's Pick: Lantern Honorable Mention: Mix Bar of the Year Winner: The Bar at Migas Editor's Pick: Mokihi Honorable Mention: Q Bar

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Congratulations to everyone! It was a great night and wonderful to see everyone, winners and non-winners!
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