Best Coffee: Caleb and Kitty Leung make exacting coffee in their gorgeous Sought and Found Coffee Roasters in Calgary, Alberta
Best coffee mugs: Katy Fogg’s sublime, hand-thrown mugs, at Tin Town Cafe in Courtenay, B.C.
Best brunch: Deane House, Calgary
Best muffin: La Baguette, Revelstoke, B.C.
Best doughnut: Made-to-order Portuguese-style doughnut at Edmonton’s Ohana Donuterie
Best Bakery: Don Guerra’s Barrio Bread in Tucson, Arizona
Best bakery treat: Focaccia bread at Fol Epi in Victoria, B.C.
Best sandwich: Meat balls on ciabatta at Meat & Bread in Calgary
Biggest Feed. A tie: Sandwiches for three (three days!) at Salt Lake City’s Grove Market
And the Oinker At Bubba’s Big Bites in Chilliwack, B.C.
Best Mexican: Owner James Nelson and his made-to-order corn tortillas at El Norteno in Grande Prairie, Alberta of all places
Best hot dog: Can’t beat the Sonoran hot dogs in parking lot Ruiz in Tucson
Best beer: Belgian-style Townsite Brewery in Powell River, B.C.
Best burger: Chucks Burger Bar, in Sydney, B.C.
Best complimentary breakfast: The Le Creuset pots were the clincher at Hyatt Place Hotel in Edmonton
Best restaurant architecture: ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen Cafe in Calgary
Best farmers’ market: cSPACE in Calgary
Best service: Brande at Market Bistro in Canmore, Alberta
Best gas station experience: Maverick in Fillmore, Utah
Best foraged food: Wild huckleberries on Monkman Pass Trail near Tumbler Ridge, B.C.
Best dining experience: As always, incomparable Carmen making fresh tacos in Hamer, Idaho