Food for thought: 2013 Westword Web Awards

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Nominees and friends packed Galvanize last night for the 2013 Westword Web Awards, our celebration of the most interesting Denverites on the Internet. With MC Jordan Doll at the helm, we handed out 21 awards across four categories, from the Best Music Video to the Best Politician on Social Media, all chosen by our readers, plus one special achievement award. The awards in the food/drink category were particularly tasty; keep reading for the list.

See also: Meet the winners of the 2013 Westword Web Awards

Best Chef on Social Media: Frank Bonanno Finalists: Lon Symensma, Elise Wiggins, Chris Cina Best Bartender on Social Media: Anika Zappe Finalists: Bryan Dayton, Sean Kenyon, Matty Clark, Aaron Howell Best Diner on Social Media: milehighgotham Finalists: FORK Social Lab, Denver Cuisine, Jess Hunter, Eric Elkins, A.K.A. The Dating Dad Best Restaurant or Food Truck on Social Media: Caveman Cafeteria Finalists: Tom's Home Cookin', Pink Tank, SubCulture Best Restaurant Website: Biker Jim's Finalists: Squeaky Bean, Izakaya Den, Coohills, Euclid Hall

Congratulations to the winners. And if your favorite didn't place, you'll soon have another chance: Voting for the Best of Denver 2014 starts next month.

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