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Bracket Buster: HPK Wins "Best Cocktails in Town"

The fledgling bar has already won over patrons.

March was made for surprises, both on and off the basketball court.

While not as improbable as Lehigh University unseating Duke University in the NCAA Tournament, we didn't expect Highland Park's newest bar to take home the honor of Best Cocktails in the Neighborhood just yet.

Despite setting up stakes less than a month ago, , at 5137 York Boulevard, was voted by Patch Readers as the

HPK earned 33 of 71 votes, and admittedly small turnout than our previousand .

However, a win is a win! We've written about HPK's cocktail offerings in the past, and they're certainly worthy of acclaim.

We hope this win portends a long, successful future in Highland Park for HPK, not unlike the ones enjoyed by its competitors in the week's poll.

Josie Roth March 19, 2012 at 02:20 PM
Huh. Why wasn't maximillianos allowed to win best pizza? I thought because it was so new in town? That doesn't seem fair.
David Fonseca (Editor) March 19, 2012 at 04:56 PM
Different situations. Maximiliano tied with Folliero's when the poll closed. They were named co-champs. I was just speculating that reason Max's didn't win was because it was so new. In this situation, HPK won by a large margin. So, we had to give it to them. Thanks for reading!

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