Best of Austin More 2012 Readers Food Best Local Food Company: Greenling Best Local Farm: Johnson's Backyard Garden Best Farmers' Market: HOPE Farmers Market Best Neighborhood Grocery: Wheatsville Co-op Best Beer / Wine Prices: Spec's Best Food / Groceries Delivery: Greenling Best Meal Delivery: Soup Peddler Best 24-Hour / Late Night: Kerbey Lane Best Place To Take a First Date: Uchiko Best Cheap Date: Blue Dahlia Bistro Best Outdoor Dining: Contigo Best Food Trailer: East Side King Best Sweets / Goodies: Tiff's Treats Best Intimate Dining: Uchiko Best Kept Secret: Austin Terrier Best Local Food Blog: Eater Austin

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Best Food Event: 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival

Some like it hot, some like it hotter. Some prefer green, others red, but the one thing everyone can agree on is salsa’s rightful place on Austin’s table. Nevermind the summer swelter, Austinites gather year after year to crown winners and taste the glory. Best in show is the gift of giving, as Austin shares its love of grub with a bounty of canned food donations to the Capital Area Food Bank.

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