Thank you to the hundreds of food and Ranked Choice Voting fans who came to Best of the Wurst 2018. We had perfect weather, fabulous sausage creations, and refreshing cider and beer to take us through the day. Wondering who won our Favorite Sausage elections? Look no further.

Greater Downtown Mpls: 1st Place Borough, 2nd Place New Bohemia

SW Minneapolis: 1st Place Lake & Irving (repeat!), 2nd Place France 44 Wine & Spirits

Saint Paul & Beyond: 1st Place Union Kitchen MN, 2nd Place Northern Waters Smokehaus (both first-timers!)

A round-by-round voting detail is available at Opavote.

ALL of the food was fantastic! Thanks to everyone who participated, which also included Ingebretsen's Nordic MarketplaceCara Irish PubsKieran's Irish PubDomo RamenJ. Selby'sThe Bungalow Club MPLSPitchfork Sausagefig + farro, and Lowry Hill Meats.

WCCO's Matt Brickman and Mayor Jacob Frey lent a level of gravitas and official-ness to our awards ceremony. (Just kidding, they were a blast and we were thrilled to have them!)

August Schell Brewing Company kept our thirst in control. And Church of Cash and Alex Rossi Music made it a real party.

A special thanks to Sociable Cider Werks, our host and partner.