Top Travel and Food Bloggers Served Up in New Readers' Choice Poll

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Winners in the 10Best Readers’ Choice New Media Award for Best Travel and Food Blogger have just been announced after a four-week voting period ended earlier this week. The winners are as follows:

  • Fed Man Walking
    Mike Sutter

    Mike Sutter was the restaurant critic for the American-Statesman.  During that time, he ate his way through more than 500 vapor-lit trailers, cafes with bad chicken-fried steak and places where they ask what type of sparkling water you'd prefer. Fed Man Walking is where he keeps the dinner party going. 

  • Misadventures with Andi
    Andi Fisher

    Andi Fisher is a writer, a world traveler, a foodie, a bookworm, and a movie nut. She shares her traveling adventures with food at Misadventures with Andi.

  • Lonely Palate
    Jessica Rigg

    Jessica Rigg's Lonely Palate is a global guide to local food, uncovering the best foodie haunts, trends and culinary experiences around the world.

  • Behind the Food Carts
    Kim Pham and Philip Shen

    Kim Pham and Philip Shen frequented food carts and trucks and wanted to share their experiences. Through their blog, Behind the Food Carts, they not only tell stories about the amazing dishes being produced from these mobile kitchens, but also talk about the passionate people behind the scenes who make it happen. 

  • Accidental Epicurean
    Joanna Hutchins

    Joanna Hutchins' Accidental Epicurean delivers both simple delights and refined pleasures for the palate. The common thread of her posts is enjoyment of food - wherever you are - without unnecessary pretense.

  • The Travel Bite
    Rachelle Lucas

    Rachelle Lucas is a foodie with a zest for life and passion for travel. The Travel Bite documents her globe-wide pursuit of the tastiest meal.

  • Bacon is Magic
    Ayngelina Brogan

    Ayngelina Brogan is a Toronto-based writer who seeks out the farmers, fishermen, winemakers and food producers wherever she goes. Her Bacon is Magic blog underscores the idea that the culture of a place is often found in its food. 

  • The Roaming Kitchen
    Cristina Sciarra

    For Cristina Sciarra, food should foster community. It should be a source of physical and spiritual nourishment. The Roaming Kitchen mixes in her extensive travels along with the flavors and cooking techniques she's picked up along the way.

  • A Global Kitchen
    Cameron Stauch

    Cameron Stauch is a Canadian chef currently eating and working in kitchens throughout Asia and North America. He shares his travels, a variety of cuisines and an array of culinary techniques on his blog, A Global Kitchen.

  • FEAST
    Lindsay Anderson and Dana VanVeller

    Lindsay Anderson and Dana VanVeller are Vancouver-based writers, adventurers, wanderlusts, and co-creators of FEAST: An Edible Road Trip. Through their blog they share their love of food, dance parties, and adventure.

  1. Lindsay Anderson and Dana VanVeller (FEAST)
  2. Cameron Stauch (A Global Kitchen)
  3. Cristina Sciarra (The Roaming Kitchen)
  4. Ayngelina Brogan (Bacon is Magic)
  5. Rachelle Lucas (The Travel Bite)
  6. Joanna Hutchins (Accidental Epicurean)
  7. Kim Pham and Philip Shen (Behind the Food Carts)
  8. Jessica Rigg (Lonely Palate)
  9. Andi Fisher (Misadventures with Andi)
  10. Mike Sutter (Fed Man Walking)

A panel of experts picked 20 initial nominees, and winners were then determined by popular vote. Experts Jason Anello (Forking Tasty), Jodi Ettenberg (Legal Nomads), Brian Freedman (Drink Me), Akila McConnell (The Road Forks) and Kim Sunée (Kim Sunée) were chosen based on their extensive experience in social media and focus on epicurean travel.

It was a tight race throughout the month of voting. Additional nominees included Nelson Carvalheiro (Nelson Carvalheiro Blog), Karen Coates (Rambling Spoon), Andrea Gentl (Hungry Ghost Food and Travel), Adam Goldberg (A Life Worth Eating), Melissa Kronenthal (The Traveler's Lunchbox), Patti Londre (Worth the Whisk), Aiste Miseviciute (LUXEAT), Scott and Laura Rosen (Eat Your World), Danielle Rubi-Dentzel (The Trail of Crumbs), and Mayssam Samaha (Will Travel For Food).

10Best and USA TODAY extend their congratulations to all the winners. The contest was promoted on 10Best and USA TODAY. Upcoming New Media Awards include Best Business Travel Blogger, Best Hiking and Outdoors Blogger, Best Travel Photography Blogger and Best Traveling Vagabond Blogger.

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