Georgetown tops many “Best of D.C. 2011”



Georgetown Business Improvement District announced that 11 “Best of” awards were given to Georgetown businesses from “Best of D.C. 2011” in Washington City Paper. Georgetown won the “Best Neighborhood for Shopping” a second year in a row. Six Reader Picks and four Staff Picks sums the total awards given to Georgetown businesses.

Best of D.C. Reader’s Poll 2011
Best Burger: Five Guys Burgers & Fries (
Best Cupcake: Baked and Wired (
Best Hair Stylist: Luigi Parasmo at Toka Salon (
Best Jazz/Blues Venue: Blues Alley (
Best Local College of University: Georgetown University (
Best Place to Buy Fur Handcuffs: Pleasure Place (
Best Salad: Sweetgarden (
Best Vintage Clothing Store: Tari

Best of D.C. Staff Picks 2011
Best Burger: Bourbon Steak (
Best Eatery to Attract Lemmings: Georgetown Cupcake (
Best Place to Buy a Bridesmaid’s Dress: Hitched (
Best Way-Far-Off-The-Beaten-Path Museum: National Pinball Museum (😉

“Best of D.C. Readers’ Poll” awards were voted on by readers of the Washington City Paper from Feb. 16 to March 15 online. “Staff Picks” were selected by individual writers of the Washington City Paper, and include wackier categories such as “Best Local Take on Click and Clack” or “Best Use of a Whole Pig.”

Check out a full list of 2011 winners at Washington’s City Paper’s website:

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