Showing posts with label best of. Show all posts
Showing posts with label best of. Show all posts

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Best of 2014

Website of the Year - Bitter Southerner  

The Pentecostal Serpent by Asher Elbein

YouTube Find of the Year - 
Reg Kehoe & his Marimba Queens

Book of the Year - Do Not Sell at Any Price

Late Night Grub of the Year - Red Arrow Diner 

Gig of the Year  - Christian McBride Trio at Birdland

Best New Thing in Inman Park - Krog Street Market
Via Krog Street Market Facebook Page 
Best Secret Place in Atlanta - Lullwater Power Station
Via Atlanta Trails

Couple of the Year - Michael Trent & Cary Ann Hearst

Best Thing from 20 years ago - Freebird at the Fox 

 Best App of 2014 - Blue Note 75 (for iPad)

Atlanta Taste of the Year - Poutine at General Muir

Runner-up - Green Tea Mochi at Ah-Ma's Kitchen

Runner-up - Raw Bar at Kimball House 

Tweet of the Year - John Lurie

Pie of the Year  - Garden and Gun Bourbon Pecan 

A photo posted by Ed Peterson (@ed_peterson) on

Record Label of the Year - Dust-to-Digital

Costume of the Year - Edward Scissor Hands

Top Public Art of 2014 - Mi Casa, Your Casa

A video posted by Ed Peterson (@ed_peterson) on

Time Killer of the Year - The American Values Atlas 

Hokum of the Year - But They Got It Fixed Right On

Enigmatic Pic of the Year - Ethel with Turkey
A photo posted by Ed Peterson (@ed_peterson) on

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Best of 2013

Blog of the Year - Aquarium Drunkard



YouTube Video of the Year - Faith

Best Secret Place in Atlanta - Kids Comic Stash at Criminal Records

Office Product of the Year - Palomino Blackwing 602

Smoothie of the Year - Anything at Kale Me Crazy

Genre of the Year - Non-Fiction Buzz Kill.  Check out Command and Control, What to Expect When No One is Expecting and The Race for What's Left


Best New Restaurant in Atlanta for Kids - Yum Bunz

Instagramer of the Year - Eleanor Gould

Favorite New Thing in Atlanta - Honey Bubble

Cover of the Year - Milwaukee Blues (Carolina Chocolate Drops)

Top Addition to Inman Park - BoccaLupo

Stunt of the Year - David Black Does the Cannonball Run in Less than 29 Hours!

Photo via CNN

Discovery of the Year - Hotel Boheme

Photo via

Gig of the Year - Dirty Dozen Brass Band at the Maple Leaf

Anticipation of the Year - Krog Street Market

Tree of the Year - Angel Oak

Sandwich of the Year - Hot Pastrami at the Wrecking Bar

 Kid Activity of the Year - Harry Potter Camp at Little Five Points Music Center

Consumer Product of the Year - Mo's Bacon Chocolate Chip Pancake Mix

Most Valuable Foursquare Tip of the Year 

Business Book of the Year - The Science of Marketing

App of the Year - Fiverr

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The Best of 2010

Atlanta Lunch of the Year – World's best burrito at El Burro Pollo

Best read – Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition by Daniel Okrent

Favorite Rediscovered Album –
Nashville Sessions by Leftover Salmon

Favorite Spice or Condiment – Busha Browne's Authentic Jerk Seasoning

Blog of the Year
James Fallows

Greatest Voice on Facebook – Robert Brown, Athens, GA

Top Celebrity Moment – Lunch in the lobby of the Nashville Millennium Hotel with Dan Zarrella

Coolest Totem Pole – Sculpture by Terry Legge (Washita and Sinclair Ave., Inman park)

Favorite Twitter Moment – Taco hunting in LA with @kogibbq

Applications of the Year – Stickybits and Looxii

Surprise Adventure of the Year – An afternoon in the visible storage area in the Met's  American Wing

Best Secret Place in Atlanta – Kaleidoscope Chamber in the Fernbank Science Center

Favorite YouTube Video – Soup Dumpling - A Cautionary Tale

Slickest Accessory – Foursquare Jetsetter Pin

Great Moments with the Kids – Genevieve's first soccer goal and Will's first perfect espresso

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Best of '09

Happy Holidays! Here are a few of my highlights for 2009. Thanks for your support, advice and encouragement this year. See you in the new decade.

Atlanta Sandwich of the Year – Chicken Banh Mi at Lee’s Bakery
Atlanta Restaurant Hype that Proved True - Antico Pizza Napoletana
Must Read Book - Travel as a Political Act by Rick Steves
Favorite Album – Danny Barnes’s Pizza Box
Coolest Wikipedia Entry - "Dryococelus australis"
Best New Magazine - Afar
Top Atlanta Tunnel – Krog Street Tunnel
Top Website for Parents – Baby Loves Music
Blog of the Year Decade - ropeadope
Best Wisdom – Chris Brogan
Coolest Facebook Friend – Matt Mundy
Top Twitter Moment – Surprise Kristin Hersh concert on John’s porch
Applications of the Year –Tweetdeck and Xmaks
Top TV Indulgence - Madventures
Greatest Discovery for Travelers – Very Short Introductions Series
Best Secret Place in Atlanta – Dippin’ Dots machine under the stairwell of the Fernbank Museum
Favorite YouTube Video - Dock Ellis & The LSD No-No
Slickest Accessory – MOO MiniCards
Favorite Moments with the Kids – Genevieve catching her first fish (thanks Dave Teffeteller) and Will doing the MoonCrawl