Best Barista, Coffeeshop:
With ample (and growing) competition, Black Drop continues to rank as our readers' favorite place to sip coffee while they read or chat. If anything, allegience to the cozy kaffeeklatsch has grown even more dear since employees bought the business in 2009. Great people serve the great coffee, with all the Black Drop baristas receiving shouts of praise from our readers. Scot Casey won out, voted Best Barista of 2011.
Where: 300 West Champion St.