by Ian Froeb
As we celebrate the Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis 2012, Gut Check is asking you, dear readers, to settle the disagreements between our picks and our readers' poll.
Last week, we asked you, dear Gut Check readers, to choose between our and the readers' poll picks in some of the most contentious Best of St. Louis 2012 contests. The results of your voting are after the jump.
RFT vs. Our Readers: Best New Restaurant RFT Pick: Cleveland-Heath (106 North Main Street, Edwardsville, Illinois; 618-307-4830) Readers' Pick: Nico (6525 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-727-0200) Result: Cleveland-Heath 72.2%, Nico 27.8%
RFT vs. Our Readers: Best Pizza (Thin Crust) RFT Pick: Peel Wood Fired Pizza (921 South Arbor Vitae, Edwardsville, Illinois; 618-659-8561) Readers' Pick: Imo's Pizza (various locations) Results: Peel Wood Fired Pizza 66.7%, Imo's Pizza 33.3%
RFT vs. Our Readers: Best Burger RFT Pick: Home Wine Kitchen (7322 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-802-7676) Readers' Pick: O'Connell's Pub (4652 Shaw Avenue; 314-773-6600) Results: Home Wine Kitchen 75.7%, O'Connell's Pub 24.3%
RFT vs. Our Readers: Best Farmers' Market RFT Pick: Tower Grove Farmers' Market (Tower Grove Park; 314-771-4410) Readers' Pick: Soulard Farmers' Market (730 Carroll Street; 314-622-4180) Result: Tower Grove Farmers' Market 58.3%, Soulard Farmers' Market 41.7%