Out of all the in this week's Readers' Choice Awards contest to find the best in Napa, and quickly took the lead, turning the contest into a duel between two family businesses on opposite sides of town.
For a high-end meat market that has only been in operation in Napa for about five years, Five Dot Ranch did remarkably well in the contest.
The shop in the , which sells sustainably-raised beef, received 31 percent of the vote in our poll, one five-star review on the shop's listing in our Places directory and reader comments like this one:
Five Dot Ranch prepares the best corned beef and cabbage I have ever tasted! I have already called ahead and reserved my plate! I also heard with the purchase of your dinner you get $2 off draft beer at the . Perfect! ()
But the people's choice, resoundingly, was Suppertime at the . The longtime Napa business received 47 percent of poll votes, two five-star reviews and a string of glowing comments:
Suppertime by far! I have gone many of the years they have put on their event, makes me feel like I'm on vacation with all my old Irish relatives. Sing-songs are some of the best! look forward to it every year!! ()
Suppertime hands down!!!! I wouldn't eat corned beef & cabbage prepared by anyone else :) ()
Suppertime for sure! Look forward to it every year. Such a great and lively atmosphere! Great people and great food. ()
Congratulations to the Savage family for winning the Readers' Choice Award for Best St. Patrick's Celebration in Napa: Suppertime, where the fun begins at 6 p.m. with live music from John Kelly and Green Grass, beer on special and of course, their famous corned beef and cabbage.
For more St. Patrick's Day choices, please see our Events calendar and be sure not to miss the , where a number of people posted events that don't appear on our calendar.
To add your event to Napa Patch, just go to napa.patch.com/events/new