If you take a quick flip through this week’s issue of Folio Weekly, you’ll notice a trend. It’s no secret that Downtown is on fire with great events, businesses and personalities, all honored in several categories in Folio‘s 2013 Best of Jax Readers’ Poll.
On the heels of the best First Wednesday Art Walk in 10 years, Oktoberfest @ Art Walk, DVI is thrilled to once again be named “Best Art Walk.” Thank you, Jacksonville, for embracing Art Walk and making it a true community collaboration to support local artists, performers and businesses in the cultural core of our city.
In addition to the “Best Art Walk” spotlight on DVI’s signature event, more than a dozen other Downtown events, businesses and personalities were deemed Best of Jax in their respective categories. They are, in alphabetical order:
- Burrito Gallery
- Chamblin’s Uptown
- Dig Foods
Best Vegan or Vegetarian Restaurant
- FiFi’s Fine Resale Apparel
Best Vintage Store
- Fionn MacCool’s Irish Restaurant and Pub
Best Thai Restaurant
- Jacksonville Jazz Festival
Best Outdoor Festival
- Koja Sushi
Best Japanese Restaurant, Best Sushi
- Main Library
Best Library Branch
- Maverick’s Rock ‘N Honky Tonk
Best Happy Hour, Best Margarita
- One Spark
Best Thing To Happen to Northeast Florida, Best Volunteer Effort, Best News Story
- Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
Best Restaurant When Someone Else is Paying, Best Steak
- Shad Khan of the Jaguars
- Vito’s Italian Cafe
Best Italian Restaurant
- Yvonne C. Lozano of The Art Center Cooperative, Inc.
To learn more about the winner, pick up the Best of Jax issue of Folio Weekly, on newsstands now. You can also view the winners online.