music in the park san jose

.2021 READERS’ PICKS: Food & Drink

music in the park san jose

Best Bakery  

Arizmendi Bakery

Best Bar  

Hotsy Totsy Club

Best Bartender  

Den Stephens, North Light

Best BBQ  

Horn BBQ

Best Beer Label  

Fieldwork Brewing Company

Best Brew Pub  

Ghost Town Brewing

Best Breakfast  

Brown Sugar Kitchen

Best Brunch  

Sequoia Diner

Best Burger  


Best Business Lunch  

The Trappist

Best Butcher Shop  

Clove and Hoof

Best Cafe ⁄ Coffeehouse  


Best Caterer  

Market Hall Caterers

Best Cheese Shop  

The Cheeseboard

Best Chef  

Kyle Itani, Itani Ramen

Best Chinese  

Shan Dong

Best Chocolatier  

Casa de Chocolates

Best Cider  

Crooked City Cider Taphouse

Best Cocktails  

Friends and Family

Best Covid Carry-Out Restaurant  

Taiwan Bento

Best Covid Cocktails To-Go  

The Kon-Tiki

Best Covid Downtown Dining  

Drake’s Dealership

Best Craft Beer Selection  

The Good Hop

Best Craft Canned Beer  

Fieldwork Brewing Company

Best CSA (community supported agriculture)  

Full Belly Farm

Best Diner  

Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe

Best Dining After 10pm  

Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe

Best Distillery  

St. George Spirits

Best Ethnic Market  

Mi Tierra Foods

Best Farmers Market   

Grand Lake Farmers Market

Best Filipino  

FOB kitchen

Best Food Delivery  


Best Food Producer  

Market Hall Foods

Best Food Truck  

Senor Sisig

Best French  

A Cote

Best Fried Chicken  


Best Fried Chicken Sandwich  

Bakesale Betty

Best Frozen Yogurt ⁄ Ice Cream  

Curbside Creamery

Best Gin  

St. George Spirits Botanivore Gin

Best Gluten-Free Menu Option  

Mariposa Bakery

Best Greek  


Best Happy Hour  


Best Hot Sauce  

Lucky Dog

Best Indian  


Best Italian  


Best Japanese ⁄ Sushi  


Best Korean  

Pyeong Chang Tofu House

Best Latin American  

Cholita Linda

Best Local Coffee Roaster  

Red Bay Coffee

Best Local Vodka  

Hangar One Vodka

Best Local Whiskey   

Wright & Brown Rye Whiskey

Best Local Winery  

Rock Wall Wine Company

Best Locally Made Food Product  

Umami Salt Oaktown Spice Shop

Best Mediterranean  


Best Mexican ⁄ Taqueria  

Tacos Oscar

Best Microbrew  

Temescal Brewing

Best Micro Distillery  

Wright & Brown Distilling Co.

Best Middle Eastern  


Best Natural Foods Store  

El Cerrito Natural Grocery

Best New Restaurant  

Friends and Family

Best Outdoor Dining  

Nido’s Backyard

Best Pizza   

Zachary’s Chicago Pizza

Best Ramen  

Ramen Shop

Best Restaurant  


Best Restaurant with a View  

Lake Chalet

Best Salads  

Market Hall Foods

Best Sandwich Shop  


Best Sausage Maker


Best Seafood  


Best Server ⁄ Restaurant  

Daughter’s Diner

Best Southern Food  

Brown Sugar Kitchen

Best Spot to Dine Solo  


Best Taqueria  

Cactus Taqueria

Best Tea Shop ⁄ Cafe  

Nomad Cafe

Best Thai  

Daughter Thai Kitchen

Best Vegan Menu  

Lion Dance Cafe

Best Vegetarian  


Best Vietnamese  

Tay Ho

Best Virtual Craft Beer Event  


Best Wine Club  

Bay Grape

Best Wine & Food Experience  

Juanita & Maude

Best Wine Label  

Dashe Cellars

Best Wine List  

The Punchdown

Best Wine Store  

Bay Grape

Best Wine Tasting Room  


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