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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.


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.


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 by: Vittorio Video Productions


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


Photos below by: poprock photography.

The Punch Room, The Ritz-Carlton

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201 E. Trade St.
Charlotte, NC 28202


The backdrop for this dazzling feat of cocktail theater is a 37-seat lair on the 15th floor of the Ritz-Carlton. Drenched in black and gold and warmed with sultry light, the vibe is Gatsby-esque. Center stage is Bob Peters, who, with an arsenal of potent liquor, farm-fresh ingredients, handmade potions, and unlikely tools, is pouring award-winning cocktails and libations worthy of an encore, or two.

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Year Won:

Editor's Pick
Voters' Pick

Website: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/...

Award: Best Hotel Bar - 2015, Best Place for an Inventive Cocktail - 2016, Best Upscale Bar - 2017. Best Place for Specialty Cocktails - 2017

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