Thousands voted, dozens won—
SCOPE OUT THE VICTORS OF THE 43RD SF BAY GUARDIAN BEST OF THE BAY HERE!   

In more than 120 categories—from Best Burrito and Best Drag Queen to Best Electrician and Best Reggae Club—you honored what makes the Bay Area the best place to live on earth. So many races were competitive this year—who know Best Tour and Best Chocolatier would be so cut-throat? Obviously, people wanted to award their favorites. So this year, we’ve even included the runners up, for even more to love! Click on the the sections below to view the winners and runners up in each category: 

Marke Bieschke is the publisher and arts and culture editor of 48 Hills. He co-owns the Stud bar in SoMa. Reach him at marke (at) 48hills.org, follow @supermarke on Twitter.