Best of the Upper East Side of Texas


Cast your nominations for your favorite people, places, food, and other things in the Upper East Side of Texas. Winners are announced in the January/February 2020 issue. Nominations are open from September 1 through November 15.

Eligibility: People who submit a nomination (Nominator) must be legal residents of the United States and 18 years of age or older. People, places, and things nominated (Nominee) must be located within the North by Northeast corner of Texas, the 75 zip code. A Nominator may not nominate him or herself or their own business.

How to Participate: Visit between September 1, 2019, and 10 p.m. November 15, 2019. Complete the online nomination form according to the instructions provided, including full name, address, email address and phone number of the Nominator, and the full name and location of the Nominee.

Once you complete and submit your Nomination, it is final and may not be modified or edited further. No nominations are returned. County Line Magazine reserves the right to remove, delete, and/or disqualify Nominations deemed inappropriate or otherwise non compliant.

A Nominee may be nominated more than once however there is a limit of one (1) Nomination per category for each Nominator/valid email address during the Nomination period. Additional Nominations received from a Nominator or email address will be voided. Any perceived tampering with Nominations may result in voided Nominations.

All required information must be completed to submit a Nomination. Incomplete Nominations are disqualified.

Contest Judging: All eligible Nominations are judged by a panel of qualified impartial judges, whose decisions are final and binding. Criteria used to determine winners includes primarily the number of nominations as well as their offerings in their local communities and to the entire region. Winners are selected for each of the categories noted on the Nomination form.

Prizes: Winners receive a promotion in the January/February 2020 print issue, the eMagazine and digital flip issue, a frame-worthy certificate, a door/window sticker, art for winner's digital media, and numerous social media promotions scheduled throughout the year.

Winner Notification: Winners are notified by letter accompanied by a certificate, stickers and copy of the print issue.






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Food and Drink

Best Barbecue 
Best Breakfast 
Best Brew 
Best Catfish 
Best Chicken Fried Steak 
Best Coffee 
Best Dog Friendly Restaurant 
Best Hamburger 
Best Malt/Shake 
Best Pie 
Best Pizza 
Best Produce 
Best Restaurant 
Best Salsa & Tortilla Chips 
Best Salad 
Best Sandwich 
Best Seafood 
Best Steak 
Best Tex-Mex 
Best Vegetarian 
Best Winery 


Best Afternoon Stroll 

Best Annual Event 

Best Antique Store 

Best Art Gallery 

Best Arts or Cultural Destination 

Best Attraction 

Best Bed & Breakfast 

Best Camping Spot 

 Best County Courthouse 

Best Dog Walk 

Best Fishing Hole 

Best Getaway 

Best Gift Shop 

Best Golf Course 

Best Historic Building 

Best Home Decor Shop  

Best Hotel-Motel 

Best Improved Small Town 

Best Lakeside Town 

Best Live Music Venue 

Best Museum 

Best Nature Walk 

Best Park 

Best RV Park 

Best Scenic Drive 

Best Shopping Experience 

Best Sign 

Best Slogan 

Best Small Downtown 


Best Chef 
Best Artist 
Best Local Band 
Best Local Singer/Songwriter 
Best Play 
Best Small Theater Company 
Best Theater Actor/Actress 

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