219 Westshore Plaza, Tampa, www.pfchangs.com
Runners Up: TC Choys, Jasmine Thai
Various Bay Area locations, www.sonnysbbq.com
Runners Up: Kojaks House of Ribs, Fred Flemings
Runners Up: The Independent, Mellow Mushroom
Various Bay Area locations, www.tacobell.com
Runners Up: La Teresita, Taco Bus
Runners Up: Marty Blitz at Mise en Place, Christ Ponte of Café Ponte
***EDITOR'S NOTE: Christopher Cresanta is no longer the chef at Café Dufrain.
He left the restaurant as the Readers Poll was going to press.
Runners Up: Columbia Restaurant, Ceviche
See La Teresita in the Hall of Fame.
Various Bay Area locations, www.thefreshmarket.net
Runners Up: Mazzaros, Wild Oats
Various Bay Area locations, www.abcfinewineandspirits.com
Runners Up: Total Wine & Spirits, Lueken Liquors
Runners Up: Dan Marinos Martini Bar, Bonefish Grill
Runners Up: Spartaco, Bella Brava