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We Pick the Best Restaurant Openings of 2011

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Pencils down, forks up. The voting for 2011’s best restaurant openings has ended. Below, the results.

No. 1 Reason to Beat an Unbeaten Path: Gwynnett St.

Best Instant British Hotspot: Whitehall

Best Alternative to Late-Night Slices: Late-night pasta at Sauce

Classiest Fried Chicken: The Dutch

Top Argument to Live Solely on Celery Gimlets and Mushroom Mousse: Saxon + Parole

No. 1 Reason to Take Our Advice and Just Eat a Sandwich: JoeDough

Most Ballsy Mini-Chain: The Meatball Shop

Mightiest Melted Fromage: Morris Grilled Cheese

Top Smorgasburg Contender: I8NY

Best Move from Experimental Pastries to Mexican Food: Alex Stupak for Empellón

Greatest Grapes: Corkbuzz Wine Studio

Most Comfortable Patio We Really Miss Right About Now: David Burke Kitchen

Best Reason(s) to Scream for Ice Cream: Victory Garden and Fort Grace Ice Cream & Sweet Shop

Best Reason to Synchronize with Accompanying Dance Moves for Ice Cream: Big Gay Ice Cream Shop

Most Likely to Noodle: Chuko

Flakiest (in the Most Delicious Way): Dominique Ansel Bakery DKAs

Photo: Niki Dankner for DailyCandy