What Are Your Favorite Restaurants, Etc.? -- Vote Today!

The Best of the Upper East Side of Texas contest recognizes favorite Places, People and Food & Drink options in a 35-plus county region. The annual contest is sponsored by County Line Magazine and its readers and online followers provide the votes.

To nominate your favorites, vote online at www.countylinemagazine.com/Best-Of-County-Line/. Winners are announced in January. Until then, check out the favorite Food & Drink winners from the 2017 list.

Best ... Food & Drink -- 2017


Best Chef

Enam Chowdhury, Chophouse on Bankhead (Mount Vernon)

Best Barbecue

Big Smith’s BBQ (Sulphur Springs) and Texas Bar-B-Que Corral (Mount Vernon)

Best Breakfast

The Cake Lady Bakery Café (Mount Vernon)

Best Brew

Athens Brewing Co. (Athens) and Oil Horse Brewing Co. (Tyler)

Best Catfish

Vaughan’s Catfish Restaurant (Pittsburg/Lake Bob Sandlin)

Best Chicken Fried Steak

Lone Star Republic Steakhouse (Winnsboro)

Best Coffee

Speakeasy (Quitman)

Best Hamburger

The Barrel House Bar & Grill (Winnsboro), Rooster Café (Winnsboro), Lone Republic Steakhouse & Bar (Winnsboro) and Jucy’s (Tyler)

Best Malt/Shake  

Spurlock’s Malt Shop (Anna)

Best Pie

Bonafide Bettie’s Pie Co. (Rockwall)

Best Pizza

Roast Social Kitchen (Tyler) and Steve O’s (Mount Vernon)

Best Produce

Efurd’s (Pittsburg)

Best Restaurant

Love and War in Texas (Lindale) and The Grove Kitchen and Gardens (Tyler)

Best Salad

Zanata (Rockwall)

Best Sandwich

Pint and Barrel Drafthouse (Palestine)

Best Seafood

Pier 101 Seafood Bar & Grill (Rockwall) and Clear Springs Restaurant (Tyler)

Best Steak

Rooster (Winnsboro) and Dakotas (Tyler)

Best Mexican Cuisine

Rustico Fine Mexican Cuisine (Denison)

Best Vegetarian

KenSal’s Cuckoo Nest (Mount Vernon)

Best Winery

Landon Winery (Greenville)

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