The Dallas Observer has released its "Best of Dallas" list for 2012. The editors hand out on average 275 awards. The readers pick another 50 category winners.
For 2012 more than 5,000 people cast ballots by logging on to dallasobserver.com.
The weekly paper's editors and writers decide the "Editor's Choice" awards. According to Joe Tone, with the Dallas Observer, this process is difficult, requiring dark rooms and liquor. He said there is a great deal of arguing because some categories are 'personal taste'.
For the full list, got to the Dallas Observer.