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Sneak Peek: 5280 Magazine's Top of the Town Dining Awards

The magazine will hit the newsstands on Friday.

Lemon ice box cake at Steuben's
Lemon ice box cake at Steuben's
Adam Larkey

Top of the Town is the annual edition of 5280 Magazine's awards, of sorts, focused on a variety of categories from services to shopping and sports and culture. Of great interest is the dining part, in which the monthly magazine's reporters and editors choose the best items for things like dessert, breakfast, chef, and more.

The July issue will hit the stands on Friday, June 26, but here's a sneak peek into the eating and drinking nods in the meantime:

Dessert: Steuben's

Burger: the Squeaky Bean

Breakfast: Onefold

Chef: Kelly Whitaker

Sandwich: Mercantile Dining & Provisions

Wine Shop: the Proper Pour

Coffeeshop: Amethyst

Mexican: El Taco de Mexico

Middle Eastern: Damascus Restaurant

Italian: DiFranco's

Ethiopean: Queen of Sheba

Greek: Axios Estiatorio

Korean: Dae Gee Korean BBQ

Chinese: China Jade

Japanese: Domo

Thai: Thai Monkey Club

Vietnamese: Vinh Xuong Bakery

Indian: India's Castle

Pizza: Cart Driver

Fresh Pressed Juice: the Corner Beet

Kid-Friendly Restaurant: Four Friends Kitchen

Steak: Argyll Whisky Beer

Pie: the Post Brewing Co.

Barbecue: Ragin' Hog BBQ

Bakery: Wooden Spoon Cafe & Bakery

Vegan: Beet Box Bakery and Cafe

Distillery: Golden Moon Distillery

Specialty Market: Nooch Vegan Market

Different spots were chosen in the Reader's Choice for each category.