Best of Chatham 2020

Best of Chatham 2020 winners

*All results listed in alphabetical order.
** The presence of five or more winners is the result of a tie.

Dining

Overall Restaurant
Copeland Springs Farm & Kitchen
Governors Club
Postal Fish Company
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering

Place for a Date Night
The Fearrington House Restaurant
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
Postal Fish Company
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering

Upscale Restaurant
The Fearrington House Restaurant
Flair Restaurant & Wine Bar
Postal Fish Company
Tarantini Italian Restaurant

New Restaurant
Copeland Springs Farm & Kitchen
Goodness Gracious Juice Co.
Michoacán Mexican Grill
O’YA Cantina

Chef  
Colin Bedford, The Fearrington House Restaurant
Sera Cuni, The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
Benjamin Guaman, Governors Club
Bill Hartley, Postal Fish Company

Place for Vegetarians
Angelina’s Kitchen
Breakaway Cafe
Copeland Springs Farm & Kitchen
Goodness Gracious Juice Co.
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering

Place for Breakfast/Brunch  
Breakaway Cafe
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
Small B&B Cafe
Virlie’s Grill

Outdoor Dining
Copeland Springs Farm & Kitchen
Mi Cancun
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
Small B&B Cafe

Kid-Friendly Restaurant
Lizzie’s Grill-N-Chill
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
S&T’s Soda Shoppe
Town Hall Burger and Beer

Place for a Sandwich
Breakaway Cafe
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
Virlie’s Grill

Burger & Fries
Al’s Diner
Carolina Brewery
Lizzie’s Grill-N-Chill
Town Hall Burger and Beer

Place to Watch the Game
Carolina Brewery
House of Hops
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
Town Hall Burger and Beer

Pizza
Capp’s Pizzeria & Trattoria
Elizabeth’s Pizza (Pittsboro)
John’s Italian Pizza Restaurant
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks

Italian Food
Capp’s Pizzeria & Trattoria
Elizabeth’s Pizza (Pittsboro)
John’s Italian Pizza Restaurant
Tarantini Italian Restaurant

Asian Food
China Inn Restaurant (Pittsboro)
Moon Asian Bistro
New Japan
Panda Garden

Mexican/Latin American Food
Compadres Tequila Lounge (Pittsboro)
Guanajuato Mexican Restaurant
Mi Cancun
Michoacán Mexican Grill

Barbecue
Allen & Son Bar-B-Que
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q

Steak
The Belted Goat
The Fearrington House Restaurant
Hayley Bales Steakhouse
Virlie’s Grill

Seafood
Capt. John’s Dockside Fish & Crab House.
Dry Dock Seafood (Siler City)
Postal Fish Company

Comfort Food/Southern Food
Bestfood Cafeteria
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
S&T’s Soda Shoppe
Virlie’s Grill

Place to Get Coffee
Blue Dot Coffee
Breakaway Cafe
The Phoenix Bakery
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering

Desserts/Pastries
Carolina Cravings Co.
The Phoenix Bakery
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
Willy’s Cinnamon Rolls Etc.

Frozen Treats
501 Pharmacy
Creative Creamery
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering
S&T’s Soda Shoppe

Catering
39 West Catering
Angelina’s Kitchen
Governors Club
The Old Place Catering and Events
The Root Cellar Cafe & Catering

Craft Beverage or Local Producer
Carolina Brewery
Chatham Cider Works
Fair Game Beverage Co.
Thirsty Skull Brewing

Place for a Beer
580 Craft Beer
Carolina Brewery
The City Tap
House of Hops

Place for a Cocktail
Fair Game Beverage Co.
The Fearrington House Restaurant
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
Postal Fish Company

Wine, Beer and/or Spirits Shop
580 Craft Beer
Fair Game Beverage Co.
House of Hops
Vino!! Wine Shop

Arts & Entertainment

Event Space
Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center
Fearrington Village
Governors Club
The Parlour at Manns Chapel
Pittsboro Center for the Arts & Sweet Bee Theater

Dance Studio
7 Dance Centre
Chatham Dance Connection
Renner Dance Company
Royal Grace Academy of Dance

Art Gallery
Liquidambar Gallery and Gifts
NC Arts Incubator
ODDCO
Small Museum of Folk Art

Uniquely Chatham Event
Bynum Bridge Fest
Chatham Artists Guild Studio Tour
ClydeFEST
Pumpkins on the Bynum Bridge

Live Music Venue
Bynum Front Porch
The City Tap Bar
The Pittsboro Roadhouse
Shakori Hills Community Arts Center

Artist’s Studio or Workshop
Chatham Clay Studio
Craig Greiner of Greiner Studio
Mark Hewitt Pottery

Live Music Venue
Bynum Front Porch
The City Tap
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
Roost Beer Garden

Place for a Family Outing
Fearrington Village
Haw River
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
M&M Alpaca Farm

Retail

Clothing Store
Chatham County PTA Thrift Shops
Dovecote Style
JR Moore & Son
New Horizons Downtown
New Horizons West

Gift Store
Deep River Mercantile
McIntyre’s Books
New Horizons Downtown
Southern Supreme Fruitcake & More

Jewelry Store
Deep River Mercantile
JG McLaurin, Goldsmith
Liquidambar Gallery and Gifts
New Horizons Downtown

Home Furnishings, Accessories and Decor
Chatham Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Deep River Mercantile Fragments
Reclamation Home Furnishings
Steel Roots Home Décor

Home & Garden

Landscaping & Garden Supply Store
B & L Supply
Country Farm & Home
Pittsboro Feed
Southern States

Landscaper
Arbor Enterprises
Hughes Landscape & Irrigation
Poultry Villa Landscaping and Supplies
Yanders Landscaping

Home Maintenance & Repair
B&T HVAC
Bud Matthews Services
Chimneys Plus
Window Wizard

Neighborhood
Briar Chapel
Chatham Forest
Fearrington Village
Governors Club

Interior Decorator
An Acquired Style
Hannah Brown, Deep River Mercantile
Mary Kate Bedell, Fresh Air Designs
Christy Lynch O’Hara, Steel Roots Home Decor

Construction Business/Builder
Absolute Construction and Development
Bold Construction
Mid-South Builders Inc.
The Rexford Group Ltd.

Architect
Steven Clipp Architecture
Hobbs Architects
Abbie Lee Roehm, Paces and Roehm Architecture

Services

New Business
Chatham Paint Center
Goodness Gracious Juice Co.
Lucky Bar Farm
O’YA Cantina

Nonprofit
Chatham Arts Council
Chatham Habitat for Humanity
CORA Food Pantry
Farm Friends Rescue

Salon
64 W. Salon
Edge Aveda Men
Eric Michaels Salon & Boutique
Salon Breeze

Sports Club/Fitness Facility
Chatham YMCA
Duke Center for Living at Fearrington
Ladies’ Fitness Center of Pittsboro
Wellness Center at Governors Club

Yoga/Pilates
Duke Center for Living at Fearrington
Joy of Movement
Pilates at Studio 8
Yoga Garden PBO

Automotive Services/Repairs
Chapel Hill Tire
Doug’s Auto & Tire Inc.
Performance Automotive & Tire
Sanders Automotive

Bank
First Bank
State Employees’ Credit Union
Truist (SunTrust and BB&T)
Wells Fargo

Pet Boarding
Companion Camp
Dogwood Veterinary Hospital & Pet Resort
Hill Creek Veterinary Hospital
Pat’s Grooming & Boarding Kennel
Pittsboro Animal Hospital

Veterinarian
Cole Park Veterinary Hospital
Hill Creek Veterinary Hospital
Hope Crossing Animal Hospital
Pittsboro Animal Hospital

Real Estate Agent
Chanel Hart D’Aprix, Bold Real Estate
Newt Heilman, Realty World Carolina Properties
Laurie Lynch, Chatham Homes Realty
Tanya Papandrea, DeSell & Co. Realty Group

Real Estate Company
Bold Real Estate (Governors Club Realty)
Chatham Homes Realty
DeSell & Co. Realty Group
Real Living Carolina Lifestyles Realty

Bed & Breakfast
458 West Bed & Breakfast
The Fearrington House Inn
The Inn at Celebrity Dairy
The Rosemary House B&B
Small B&B Cafe

Pediatrician/Family Medicine
Dr. Brad Barnes, North Chatham Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Dr. Woodward D. (Woody) Burgert III, UNC Family Medicine at Pittsboro
Dr. John Corey, UNC Family Medicine at Pittsboro
Dr. Lisa A. Emrich, North Chatham Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Dr. Stephen Gangemi, Systems Health Care
Dr. William Garlick, Garlick and Murray Family Medicine

Optometrist/Eye Clinic
Dr. Robert E. Connelly, Pittsboro Family Eye Center
Dr. Ray Hager, Siler Crossing Vision Center
Dr. Heather O’Mara, Triangle Visions Optometry of Chapel Hill

Dentist/Dental Care
Dr. Sidharth Bansal, Pittsboro Dental Associates
Dr. Colin Barbaro, Chatham Family & Implant Dentistry
Dr. Laura A. Collatz, Enchanting Smiles Family Dentistry
Dr. Timothy D. Scheetz
Dr. Samir Naik, Pittsboro Family Dentistry

Dermatologist/Skin Care Clinic
Dr. Chris G. Adigun, Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill
Dr. John Cheesborough, Sanford Dermatology UNC Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center

Orthodontist
Morgenstern Orthodontics
Dr. Tammy R. Severt, Severt Smiles

Lawyer
Paul S. Messick Jr., Gunn & Messick
Nicolas P. Robinson, Bradshaw Robinson Slawter
Todd Roper, Moody, Williams, Roper & Lee Kathie Russell, Russell & Associates

August/September 2020

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