Gut Check had to re-check the calendar a few times this week because we can't believe it's so far into August. Not only that, it's time again for the RFT
's annual Best Of issue. Have a favorite restaurant or dish? Visit the Readers' Poll page
and show your love with a vote. Winners will be announced September 30, when you can see how reader choices compare to RFT
staff picks. Ian provided further details in his post right here
What else did we do this week?
Downed a Campari and Orange Juice for the Drink of the Week.
A Girl Walked into a Bar and chatted up Justin Deming of the Silver Ballroom.
Watched a woman who really, really wanted some McNuggets.
Heeded a restaurant's message for Ed Hardy fans.
Reviewed the honorees of Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards.