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DVlicious Contest Serves Up Tasty Winners Across Westchester

Daily Voice Director of Media Initiatives/Managing Editor Joe Lombardi (second from right) presents DVLicious Best Burger Award to Somers' Burger Barn (from left): Linda Tesone, Justin Tesone and Paul Sanders. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Daily Voice Features Editor Jeanne Muchnick, center, presents DVlicious award to TaSH members. Photo Credit: Sunny McLean, Sleep Hollow, Tarrytown Community Channel
Clark Moore of Harper's in Dobbs Ferry with the DVlicious award for best cocktails. Photo Credit: Jeanne Muchnick
Uncle Henry's in Harrison won DVlicious "Best Wings in Westchester." Photo Credit: Submitted
Hito Japanese in Mount Kisco was voted "Best Sushi" by Daily Voice readers. Photo Credit: Jeanne Muchnick

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- From pizza to sports bars, cocktails to farmers markets, Daily Voice readers showed their fierce loyalty to specific food categories by picking -- and then voting on -- their favorites.

It was all part of our first year of DVlicious contests where readers submitted their top choice contenders. Those were then whittled down to five finalists who were profiled with features before voting ended. Along the way there was lots of good-natured rivalry as many eateries took to Facebook encouraging their customers to cast their ballot and declare them the winner.

Here's who made it into Westchester's DVlicious Hall of Fame in 2015:

Pizza: Johnny's in Mount Vernon was "the big cheese," so to speak, with 50 percent of the vote. Broadway Pizza in North White Plains and Frank Pepe Pizzeria in Yonkers scored second and third with 18 percent and 17 percent respectively. The eatery is located at 30 W. Lincoln Ave., (914) 668-1957.

Ice Cream: Talk about the cold facts. Our ice cream contest ended in a historic tie between Valhalla's Village Creamery (32 Broadway) and King Kone in Somers (Rte 35 and 100) as they each grabbed 40 percent of the vote.

Burgers: The perfect patty can be found at Burger Barn in Somers , at least according to Daily Voice readers. The restaurant won the "DVlicious Best Burger in Westchester" title with 42 percent of the vote. Burger Barn is at 289 Route 100, (914) 276-0600, .

Farmers Market: The Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market , known as the TaSH, won top honors with 43 percent of the vote over Pleasantville (31 percent), Katonah's John Jay Homestead (11 percent), Bronxville (9 percent) and Ossining (7 percent). Go to for more information.

Sports Bars: Westchester residents decided they love watching the game at The Huddle in Sleepy Hollow. The sports bar, which boasts seven TVs and surround sound, won over its competition with 37 percent of the vote. The Huddle is at 92 Beekman Ave.,(914) 909-5644, .

Cocktails : Cocktails saw another tie as Westchester residents wrestled between Gleason's in Peekskill and Harper's in Dobbs Ferry for where to whet their whistle. Each finished with 34 percent of the vote. Gleason's is at 911 South St., (914) 402-1950, ; Harper's is at 92 Main St., (914) 693-2306, .

Wings: Wing enthusiasts voted Uncle Henry's in Harrison the "amaze-wing" number one with 49 percent of the vote . Candlelight Inn in Scarsdale came in second with 38 percent. Uncle Henry's is at 309 Halstead Ave., (914) 835-0804.

Sushi: Hito Japanese in Mount Kisco is on a roll thanks to its tally of 45 percent of the vote. HIto Japanese is at 26 Main St., (914) 241-8488, .

Next up for DVlicious: Diners . Send your nominations to by Tuesday, Jan. 5 at 5 p.m., then watch for voting when the finalists are announced later in the week.

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