The Best of Big D is D Magazine’s annual guide to the best food, drinks, shops, and entertainment in Dallas. Our editors spend months exploring every nook and cranny of our city to point our readers to the best it has to offer, from late night eats to yoga studios. The winners are published in the August issue of D Magazine.

Readers' Choice 2018

Vote now through April 27, 2018, for the best food and drink in Dallas.

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Dallas is the best. Obviously. Everyone knows that. But which people, places, and things are the best of the best, the Best of Big D? We found the winners—all 153 of them. They’re ready for you.

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When does voting for Best of Big D 2018’s Readers’ Choice begin?

Voting begins April 9, 2018, and will end on April 27. You can vote here.

My category isn’t featured on Best of Big D Readers’ Choice this year. How can I submit my company for consideration?

We are only opening up readers’ choice for Food and Drink this year, so if you would like our editors to to consider your company, please fill out the link here.

When will Best of Big D 2018 winners be announced?

The complete list of winners will be featured in the August 2018 issue of D Magazine as well as the September/October 2018 issue of D Home. Winners will be featured online July 25.

How are the Best of Big D 2018 winners selected?

For eleven months, the D Magazine editors revisited old favorites and checked out the latest openings. They asked for suggestions, talked to the experts, and compared notes. Our editors select winners based entirely on merit and grit. Advertising does not affect the editor’s list in any way, shape, or form.

The Readers’ Choice winners for the Food & Drink category are selected by readers, for the readers, through this online voting form.


Can I get more information?

Contact Carly Mann here for more general questions. Contact Laurie Stovall here for advertising and sponsorship opportunities.

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