A stay at the Columns Hotel. Brunch at Commander's Palace. Angela Hill's hair. What do all of these New Orleans institutions have in common? You, our readers, voted each as a Best of New Orleans.
This year, not content simply to find out your favorite po-boy or preferred neighborhood bar, we put together a ballot of more than 300 categories -- covering everything from food to fancy clothes, from politics to potholes. And you responded in overwhelming numbers.
In addition to publishing our readers' choices, we are once again adding a few of our own. Also, we solicited some superlatives from our columnist Ronnie Virgets ... speaking of local institutions.