For the 15th year, the SouthtownStar has sponsored the Best of Chicago's Southland, when you, our readers, get to tell us who makes the best pizza, offers the best game of golf, and much more. For your convenience, we have broken out the winners by sub-region - east, central and northern Southland.
PHOTOS: We checked in with some of our winners to see what they have to say about their award.
Check out your favorite restaurants and services for the eastern region of the SouthtownStar. Who made the cut and who fell short? All winners selected by the people who know best, our readers. Click to read the entire winner list in over 70 categories.
Golf courses, festivals, salons and spas reign with central residents. The voting is over, and the winners for SouthtownStar's annual 'Best Of' reveal the who's who in the community. Find out if your favorite spot made the cut!
The central region winners favor more mainstream companies and businesses as opposed to local mom-and-pop shops. Local favorites however, Hog Wild, Kingsbury Wafflehouse and Keenootz came out on top in the restaurant category. Read on for a full list of winners.
Find out which stores, restaurants, festivals, golf courses and dozens of other businesses and events are considered the favorites of SouthtownStar readers in 2011.
SouthtownStar's northern most residents favored small-name restaurants and big-name java, with Starbucks listed as the favorite coffee shop. See how northerners' choices compared to the rest of the region's favorites.