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Best of Evanston 2017

Best of Evanston 2017

David Fishman, Best of Evanston Editor

February 22, 2017

Hundreds of you voted and now The Daily is back for its fifth annual Best of Evanston guide — a curated list of restaurants, shops, hangouts and more. Use the guide to navigate Evanston’s retail and dining scenes or seek out notable landmarks. Get started by clicking here to find your Best of Evanston!...

Best Vegetarian: Lyfe Kitchen

Best Vegetarian: Lyfe Kitchen

Sophie Mann, Photo Editor

February 24, 2016

Lyfe Kitchen, 1603 Orrington Ave., makes a statement with its appearance as well as its sustainable cuisine. Its herbs grow in tall planters in the restaurant and the lack of soda on the menu says a lot about Lyfe’s mission to bring healthy, often vegetarian or vegan, food to cities around the...

Best Women’s Clothing: Urban Outfitters

Best Women’s Clothing: Urban Outfitters

Nora Shelly, Reporter

February 24, 2016

With its collection of cozy sweaters, cool hats and chic concert outfits, Urban Outfitters is a no-brainer for Best Women’s Clothing. Located at 921 Church Street, this spacious store is the perfect place to indulge. You can find an entire outfit at Urban, from stylish boots to the trendiest hat. Th...

Best Coffee Shop: Coffee Lab

Best Coffee Shop: Coffee Lab

Mariana Alfaro, Reporter

February 24, 2016

Coffee Lab, a North Campus favorite, just moved to a bigger space to accommodate more clients and introduce a food menu. Its bigger locale at 910 Noyes St. seems to have worked out well for this year’s Best Coffee Shop. The sharply designed cafe, with sturdy tables on which you can study for that econ...

Best Restaurant: Bat 17

Best Restaurant: Bat 17

Hayley Glatter and Tyler Pager, Copy Chief and Editor in Chief

February 24, 2016

Bat 17 is officially the Franklin Delano Roosevelt of Evanston. Entering an unprecedented fourth term as the city’s best restaurant, the sandwich powerhouse has surely not grown complacent since first ascending the throne in 2013. Bat 17, 1709 Benson Ave., is home to top-notch finger foods, melt-i...