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ABOUT

Since 1997, Charlotte magazine has dedicated its May issue to the BEST OF THE BEST. We call it The BOBS, and we recognize the city's finest in food and drink, nightlife, entertainment, shopping, mind and body, and more- hundreds of winners in all. And then we throw a huge party! The event offers all of Charlotte a chance to sample the best food and drink as well as mingle with all of the BOB winners. It has become one of the most anticipated parties in the city. Check back here for more information on the 2014 BOB Awards! Voting will begin in January.

WINNERS

The 2013 BOB Award winners have been announced! See the winners here.  Congrats to all the winners! For a complete guide of BOB winners from 2011-2013, check out our BOB Winners' Guide by clicking here.

EVENT

The 2013 BOB Award party was held at Label Charlotte Thursday, May 23. BOB Award-winning restaurants including Bad Daddy's Burger Bar, e2 emeril's eatery, Sushi Guru, Queen City Q, TCBY, Pickleville, Bean Vegan Cuisine, Duckworth's Grill and Taphouse, and Cantina 1511 served their delicious food. Live entertainment including dancers, performances by Caroline Calouche, Hannibal, Miss Mena and Caricatures by Joel. The event was hosted by 107.9 the Link's Kelly McKay and Ramona Holloway and 107.9 the Link's Anthony Michaels Show was live. Thank you to all who attended!

VIDEO

Video by: Vittorio Video Productions

RED CARPET PHOTOS:

Red carpet photos by: Catch Light Studios. CLICK FOR RED CARPET PICTURES.

EVENT PHOTOS:

Photos below by: poprock photography.

FABO

Categories
  • Nightlife

Essential Information

2820 Selwyn Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28209

704-900-2430

Don't worry abut texting your future beau or belle that you'll be the one in the polka-dot sweater or houndstooth fedora. FABO, which stands for Fabulous Art Buying Opportunity, is a small, manageable space with seating areas divided by displays of locally made jewelry and art, so it's easy to spot someone , plus you'll have some privacy to chat. As a bonus, there's a lot to look at if the conversation is less than stimulating. The menu includes pastries, coffee, beer, and wine, so all tastes and times of day are covered. If early evening meet-ups are going well, nearby Mellow Mushroom, Reid's Fine Foods, or Nolen Kitchen are great dinner options.

Additional Information

Year Won: 2013

Pick: Editor's Pick

Website: http://www.faboparty.com/

Award: Best Spot to Meet a Blind Date

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