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Best of Kunming 2011 reader nominations

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The year is nearly at its end, which means once again it's time to start the nomination process for GoKunming's annual Best of Kunming reader survey.

Below are initial nominees for Kunming's top establishments for food, drink and entertainment, as selected by GoKunming's editorial board. Voting for the winners will start in a few weeks, but first we would like to take this chance to solicit more nominations from the GoKunming readership.

To nominate any of your favorite places that we have left out, please send us the names of the places plus the categories for which you are nominating them via our contact form.

See last year's winners here.

Food: Best Chinese Cuisine
1910 La Gare du Sud
Aiyouduoshen
Camel Bar Restaurant
Fuzhaolou
Gingko Elite
Laofangzi
Nianlun (Kundu)
Panlong 17
Shiping Huiguan
Xiangli Renjia
Xiao Dongtian Fandian

Food: Best International Cuisine
As You Like
The Box
Cacaja
España Restaurant
French Café
Game Café
Lost Garden
Moonlight Corner (Expo Garden)
Pizza da Rocco
Prague Café
Salvador's Coffee House
Slice of Heaven
Wicker Basket (Beichen)

Best Ethnic Minority Cuisine
Aini Fanzhuang (Aini)
Daiyunfang (Dai)
Dehong Ruanjia Dai Restaurant (Dai)
Lahu Jiujia (Lahu)
Laodianmian 320 Daiwei Canba (Dai)
Makye Ame (Tibetan)
Mangshi Dai Wei (Dai)
Shangri-la Zanglong Yak Hotpot (Tibetan)
Simao Yecai Guan (Hani, Wa)
Xiangbala Yak Butter Teahouse – Xiyuan Lu Location (Tibetan)
Xinjiang Tianshan Muslim Restaurant (Uighur)
Yiyuan Nongjiacai (Yi)

Food: Best Fine Dining
1910 La Gare du Sud
Cacao Mexican Restaurant
España Restaurant
Flying Tigers Restaurant
Moonlight Corner (Expo Gardens)
Moonlight Corner (Green Lake)
My Favor Restaurant
Panlong 17
Sandra's

Food: Best New Restaurant
Cacao Mexican Restaurant
Camel Bar Restaurant
Flying Tigers Restaurant
My Favor Restaurant

Drink: Best Coffee
As You Like
Coffee Break
Mazagran Café
Prague Café (Wenlin Jie)
Prague Café (Beichen)
Salvador's Coffee House
Vintage Café

Drink: Best Bar
1895 Movie Bar
1896 Sports Bar
Camel Bar
Chapter One
Dune Café
Game Café
Halfway House
Moondog
The Box
The Mask
Tobacco

Entertainment: Best Live Music Venue
1895 Movie Bar
Camel Bar
The Hump Bar
Laba
Laowo Bar
Moondog
The Mask

Entertainment: Best Night Club
Babi
Soho
The Club
TOP ONE

Note: Please bear in mind that nominations for any one establishment will be capped at two categories, with the choice given to the owner of the establishment of which categories he or she wants to compete for.

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Thank you to all the readers who sent in additional nominations - the nominating period is now closed. Voting will begin on December 5.

Sweet new category for ethnic Chinese cuisine! I've been to most of the restaurants on the list and it was one of my favorite parts about living in Kunming.

Who ever voted for these clubs:

Entertainment: Best Night Club
Babi
Soho
TOP ONE

Is obviously deranged, they are the biggest load of shit ever, wake up people!

Entertainment: Best Night Club
Babi
Soho
TOP ONE

Is obviously deranged, they are the biggest load of shit ever, wake up people!

Agree! That shit is horrible.

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