The Best “Best/Worst of” Awards

Here you have it, Keep Charlotte Boring’s Best “Best/Worst of” Awards 2014. Winners are as follows:

Best Food Truck:
Papi Queso

Best Bar To Be Ignored by Women:
Anything Uptown

Best Coffee:
Central Coffee

Best Local Brewed Beer:
Hop Drop N Roll

Best Cheap Drinks At A Live Show:
The Double Door Inn

Best Cheap/Free Group Gathering Place:
Common Market Commonwealth

Best Fresh Baked Bread:
Nova Bakery

Best Charlotte Blog:

Best Thrift Shop:
Buffalo Exchange

Best Meetup Group:
Urban Adventures

Best Place To Get Fat:
The Diamond

Best Charitable Organization:
LGBT Community Center

Best Greenway or Nature Location:
Freedom Park

Best Place Place to Take a Date You Don’t Want to See Again:
Snug Harbor

Best Free Thing To Do:

Best Ethnic Market:
Atlantic Farmer’s Market

Best Local Band:
Old Scratch

Best News Publication/Organization:
Creative Loafing

Best Local Shop:
Paper Skyscraper

Best Place To Day Drink:
Common Market

Best Emergency Room:
Presbyterian Hospital

Best Bar To Meet a Transexual:
Central Station

Best Neighborhood:
Plaza Midwood

Best Wings:
Kickstand Burgers n Bar

Best Museum:
Discovery Place

Worst Road:
Independence Blvd

Worst Parking:
Reverse Angle Parking on Commonwealth

Worst Historic Neighborhood:
Myers Park

Worst ABC Store:
N Graham St

Worst New Construction:
Trolley Line

Worst Local Blog:
Keep Charlotte Boring

Worst Street Fair or Festival:
Speed Street

Worst Cup of Coffee:
Wilco Hess

Worst Public Offical
Pat McCrory

Most Over Priced Meal/Dessert:
Ruth Chris

Worst Charlotte Sports Team:

Worst News Source/Publication
The Observer

Worst Food That Claims to be the “Best”:

Seedy Back Alley
Hidden Valley – The Entire Neighborhood

Area of Gentrification:

Worst All You Can Eat Buffet:
Golden Corral

Most Insane Local Blogger(s)
Food Babe

Worst Band:
Dollar $igns

Worst Neighborhood:

Worst Starbucks:
Uptown College St.


Fav newish restaurants – Three Amigos on Central Sister restaurant Sabor on Hawthorne

Best NEW Band: Sunday Boxing

Best Charitable Organization: Charlotte Atheists and Agnostics

Best Coffee: Fourth Ward Bread Co.

Best Charlotte Blog: Charlotte on the Cheap.

Worst Parking: Starbucks on 7th

Best DIY and local gifts shop: Beadlush in Plaza Midwood

Best local brewed beer is Unknown Ginger Wh(e)at?!!

Best neighborhood: Southend

Best rooftop bar: whiskey warehouse

Best Burger: Whiskey Warehouse

Best spot for Brunch: Zada Janes

Wesley Heights for best neighborhood

Best coffee: coffee priest

Last but not least….. “This was kind of offensive……” (That was our favorite wite-in)


Thank you again to everyone who participated, we love you wonderful folks of Charlotte. Let’s Do it again next year.


  1. There are two restaurants at Santiburi Seaside Resort, Rim Talay, an international restaurant on the seaside,
    and Sala Thai, a Thai restaurant.

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