Best of Chatham

Best of Chatham 2019 winners

*All results listed in alphabetical order.

Dining

Overall Restaurant
Mi Cancun
Postal Fish Company
The Root Cellar
Virlie’s Grill

New Restaurant
Al’s Burger Shack
The Belted Goat
Mi Cancun
Oasis Fresh Market and Deli

Upscale Restaurant
The Fearrington House Restaurant
Pickle Jar Cafe
Postal Fish Company
Tarantini Italian Restaurant

Place for Breakfast/Brunch
Al’s Diner
Breakaway Cafe
Small B&B Cafe
Virlie’s Grill

Outdoor Dining
Mi Cancun
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
The Root Cellar
Small B&B Café

Place for a Date Night
The Fearrington House Restaurant
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
Postal Fish Company
The Pittsboro Roadhouse

Kid-Friendly Restaurant
Breakaway Cafe
The Phoenix Bakery
The Root Cellar
S&T’s Soda Shoppe
Virlie’s Grill

Place for Vegetarians
Angelina’s Kitchen
Chatham Marketplace
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks

Sandwiches
Al’s Burger Shack
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
The Phoenix Bakery
The Root Cellar

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

Mexican/Latin American Food
Compadres Tequila Lounge
Guanajuato Mexican Restaurant
Mi Cancun
San Felipe Mexican Restaurant

Burgers and Fries
Al’s Burger Shack
Carolina Brewery
Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries
Johnson’s Drive In
Town Hall Burger & Beer

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

Asian Food
China Inn Restaurant
Moon Asian Bistro
New Japan
Panda Garden

Barbecue
Allen & Son Bar-B-Que

Catering
39 West Catering
Allen & Son Bar-B-Que
Pickle Jar Cafe
The Root Cellar

Steak
Carolina Stockyard Restaurant
The Fearrington House Restaurant
Hayley-Bales Steakhouse
Virlie’s Grill (Friday Special)

Seafood
Captain John’s Dockside Fish & Crab House
Dry Dock Seafood
Postal Fish Company

Comfort Food/Southern Food
Al’s Diner
Bestfood Cafeteria
The Root Cellar
Virlie’s Grill

Coffee Shop
Aromatic Roasters
Blue Dot Coffee
Breakaway Cafe
Davenport’s Café Diem
The Phoenix Bakery

Desserts/Pastries
The Phoenix Bakery
Postal Fish Company
S&T’s Soda Shoppe
Willy’s Cinnamon Rolls, etc.

Frozen Treats
501 Pharmacy
The Belted Goat
Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries
S&T’s Soda Shoppe

Local Craft Brews
Carolina Brewery
Chatham Cider Works
Thirsty Skull Brewing

Local Craft Beverages
Fair Game Beverage Co.
FireClay Cellars
Starrlight Mead

Place for a Cocktail
The City Tap Bar
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks
The Pittsboro Roadhouse
Postal Fish Company

Place for a Beer
Carolina Brewery
The City Tap Bar
House of Hops
The Modern Life Deli & Drinks

Wine, Beer and/or Spirits Shop
580 Craft Beer
The Belted Goat
House of Hops
Vino!! Wine Shop

Chef
Colin Bedford, The Fearrington House Restaurant
James Clark, Postal Fish Company
Sera Cuni, The Root Cellar
Mario Robledo, Pickle Jar Cafe

Arts & Entertainment

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

Art Gallery
123 Art Studios
The Joyful Jewel
NC Arts Incubator
ODDCO.
Small Museum of Folk Art

Artist’s Studio/Workshop
Amanda Greiner, Greiner Studio
Beth Goldston, Beth Goldston Artworks
Emma Skurnick, Emma Skurnick Illustration
Tim Lee, Rabbit Run Studios

Event Space
Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center
Fearrington Village (The Barn, The Garden Terrace, The Fearrington House, et al.)
The Parlour At Manns Chapel
Shakori Hills Community Arts Center

Place for a Family Outing
Bynum
Carolina Tiger Rescue
Haw River
Jordan Lake
White Pines Nature Preserve

Fitness Event
CORA Hunger 5K
Alzheimer’s Walk & 5K Run at Galloway Ridge
Jordan Lake 12-Hour Challenge (Chatham County Partnership for Children)
Reindeer Run 5K (Chatham County Partnership for Children)
School-based races (Chatham Charter 5K Color Run, Moncure School Panther Prowl 5K and Fun Run, Pittsboro Elementary Monster Dash, Perry Harrison Elementary Mariner Mania Family Fun Run and Obstacle Course, Woods Charter Into the Woods 5K)

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

Sports League
Chatham County Parks & Recreation basketball leagues
Chatham Soccer League
Chatham YMCA sports leagues
Town of Siler City Parks & Recreation sports leagues

Retail

Clothing Store
Dovecote Style
M2 Graphics
New Horizons Downtown
New Horizons West

Gift Store
The Joyful Jewel
New Horizons Downtown
Pittsboro Toys
Southern Supreme Fruitcake & More „

Jewelry Store
JG McLaurin, Goldsmith
The Joyful Jewel
Liquidambar Gallery and Gifts
New Horizons Downtown


Home Furnishings, Accessories and Decor

Chatham Charm
Deep River Mercantile
Gathered Home
H & B Furniture Legacy Co.
Steel Roots Home Decor

Home & Garden

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

Landscaper
Arbor Enterprises
Chatham Gravel Driveway & Repair
Chatham Landscapes
O’Mara Landscaping & Lawn Care Inc.
Poultry Villa Landscaping and Supplies
Tarheel Turf Services

Home Maintenance & Repair
Bud Matthews Services
Chapel Hill Home Works
Chimneys Plus
Drain Designs
Fish Window Cleaning
Triangle Electrical Services

Neighborhood
Briar Chapel
Chapel Ridge
Governors Club
Powell Place

Interior Decorator
Ashlie Campbell, An Acquired Style
Christy Lynch O’Hara, Steel Roots Home Décor and Simply O Interiors
Hannah Brown, Deep River Mercantile

Construction Business/Builder
Absolute Construction and Development
Bold Construction
Phil Stone Homes

Architect
Alicia Ravetto, Alicia Ravetto Architect PA
Matthew Ford, Moment Studio
Taylor Hobbs, Hobbs Architects

Services

New Business
Carolina Cravings Co.
Chatham Charm
Morgenstern Orthodontics
Real Living Carolina Lifestyles Realty

Nonprofit
CARE (Chatham Animal Rescue & Education)
Chatham Arts Council
Chatham Habitat for Humanity
CORA (Chatham Outreach Alliance Food Pantry)

Salon
Eric Michaels Salon
Salon Blue & Spa
The Salon
Village Beauty Shop at Fearrington
Uppercuts Hair Studio

Fitness Facility/Sports Club
Chatham YMCA
Duke Center for Living at Fearrington
Ladies’ Fitness Center of Pittsboro
O2 Fitness North Chatham
Snap Fitness, Pittsboro

Place for Yoga/Pilates
Cathy Holt Yoga
Joy of Movement
Pilates at Studio 8
Yoga Garden PBO/Kids Mindful Movement

Automotive Repair and Services
Chapel Hill Tire Car Care
Doug’s Auto & Tire
Performance Automotive & Tire
Sanders Automotive

Bank
Carolina Farm Credit
Carter Bank & Trust
First Citizens Bank
State Employees’ Credit Union

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

Veterinarian
Hill Creek Veterinary Hospital
Hope Crossing Animal Hospital
Pittsboro Animal Hospital
Tysor Veterinary Clinic

Pet Boarding
Cole Park Veterinary Hospital
Companion Camp
Dogwood Veterinary Hospital & Pet Resort
Hill Creek Veterinary Hospital

Real Estate Agent
Lori Golden, Real Living Carolina Lifestyles Realty
Chanel Hart D’Aprix, Domicile Realty
Laurie Lynch, Chatham Homes Realty
Tanya Papandrea, DeSell & Co. Realty Group

Real Estate Company
Allen Tate Realtors
Chatham Homes Realty
DeSell & Co. Realty Group
Domicile Realty
Real Living Carolina Lifestyles Realty

Pediatrician/Family Medicine
Dr. Woodward “Woody” D. Burgert III, UNC Family Medicine at Pittsboro
Dr. John Corey, UNC Family Medicine at Pittsboro
Dr. William Garlick, Garlick and Murray Family Medicine
Dr. Kimberly Kylstra, North Chatham Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

Optometrist/Eye Clinic
Dr. Robert Connelly, Pittsboro Family Eye Center
Dr. Ray Hager, Siler Crossing Vision Center
Triangle Visions Optometry
Dr. Mark Wesoloski II, New View Eyecare

Dentist/Dental Care
Dr. Sidharth Bansal, Pittsboro Dental Associates
Dr. Laura Collatz, Enchanting Smiles Family Dentistry
Lane & Associates Family Dentistry
Dr. Paul Mitchum
Dr. Samir Naik, Pittsboro Family Dentistry

Dermatologist/Skin Care Clinic
Dr. Chris Adigun, Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill
Dr. Dawn Kleinman, Sanford Dermatology (Pittsboro office)

Orthodontist
Dr. Ashley Morgenstern, Morgenstern Orthodontics
Dr. Tammy R. Severt (Pittsboro office)

Lawyer
Gray Ellis, Ellis Family Law, PLLC
Teresa Heath, Bradshaw Robinson Slawter LLP
Paul Messick, Gunn & Messick LLP
Kathie Russell, Russell & Associates

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