See Who’s in the Running for Best Coffee Shop, Bar on the Hill

by Andrea Swalec November 20, 2014 at 12:10 pm 0

Hilly Awards (Photo via CHAMPS)Does Peregrine Espresso beat Port City Java?

The best coffee shop, restaurant, new business and more will be named at an upcoming awards ceremony.

The Hilly Awards gala will be held Saturday, Dec. 6 at St. Marks Church. The annual event hosted by the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce (CHAMPS) honors the area’s best small businesses, which were nominated by locals and then selected by 1,500 voters.

“This is a good way for the Hill business leaders to get together and recognize the businesses that have succeeded and helped make the Hill what it is,” CHAMPS President Scott Magnuson said.

Here are the nominees in 5 of the 12 categories:

Cafe/Coffee Shop of the Year
Ebenezers Coffeehouse
Peregrine Espresso
Port City Java
Pound the Hill
Sidamo Coffee and Tea

Bar/Tavern of the Year
Barrel DC
Beuchert’s Saloon
Hank’s Oyster Bar on Capitol Hill
The Queen Vic
Tunnicliff’s Tavern

Restaurant of the Year
Acqua al 2
Belga Cafe
Beuchert’s Saloon
Hank’s Oyster Bar on Capitol Hill
Rose’s Luxury

New Business of the Year
Ciao Chow
Freed Bodyworks
Rose’s Luxury
Sona Creamery and Wine Bar

Fitness and Exercise Service of the Year
Atlas Fitness
Biker Barre
Capitol Hill Yoga
Results The Gym
Yoga District H St Studio

The gala is open to all and will have food and drinks, plus music by the D.C. bluegrass band Only Lonesome. For information about tickets ($90 each) and sponsorship, see CHAMPS’ website.

Photo via CHAMPS


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