Around Town: 2015 Hilly Award Winners

Bayou Bakery

The 2015 edition of the Hilly Awards took place last weekend, November 7th. This annual event celebrates Capitol Hill businesses. This year had 22 winning businesses.

Much like last year, Rose’s Luxury won Best Restaurant.

And a new edition to the Hill Center on Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Bayou Bakery, won Best Bakery. The space is great and the beignets and muffalettas are quite good.

 

BEST BAR/TAVERN
Tunnicliff’s

BEST COFFEE SHOP
Peregrine

BEST RESTAURANT
Rose’s Luxury

BEST BAKERY
Bayou Bakery

See all the Hilly Award winners.

Around Town: Vote on the Hilly Awards by 9/20/15

Hilly Awards

Every year, Capitol Hill businesses look forward to being nominated for the Hilly Awards, sponsored by CHAMPS (Capitol Hill’s Chamber of Commerce). This will be the sixth edition of the awards.

Chosen by you, you can vote for the best of the best local businesses on Capitol Hill. In categories such as: Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Bar/Tavern, etc.

Vote for your favorites here.

The poll closes on Sunday, September 20, 2015.

 

You can also buy tickets to the gala event itself, which is held on November 7, 2015.

2015 Hilly Awards Gala
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
Saturday, November 7, 2015
6pm
$75 and up

Stars and Bars: 2014 Hilly Award Winners

Peregrine Espresso
Peregrine Espresso – Winner of Cafe/Coffee Shop of the Year

The 2014 Hilly Awards are in the books. There were no real surprises from the list of winners of this annual event celebrating Capitol Hill businesses.

The biggest winner was Rose’s Luxury, winning three awards including Restaurant of the Year (as predicted).

Beuchert’s Saloon won Bar/Tavern of the Year for the second year in a row. The last time I went there was in 2013, so I need to make a point to visit again.

Here is a sampling of the 2014 Hill Award winners and runners-up.

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Around Town: 2014 Hilly Awards Gala — 12/6/14

Library of Congress -- View East from the U.S. Capitol Dome (DC) June 2013
The Library of Congress and Capitol Hill neighborhood

The annual Hilly Awards Gala takes place Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at St. Mark’s Church.

Produced by CHAMPS, Capitol Hill’s Chamber of Commerce, each year, Capitol Hill residents vote for the best neighborhood businesses in a range of categories, including best restaurant and best bar/tavern.

Last year Acqua al 2 was Restaurant of the Year and Beuchert’s Saloon was Bar/Tavern Of the Year. See all the winners from 2013.

Here I highlight my predictions for Restaurant and Bar/Tavern for 2014:

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