Best of Manhattan: Winners, runner-ups announced for Purple Apple Award

(Graphic by Dominique Fraenkel Amarilla | Collegian Media Group)

Best Coffee Shop: Radina’s, winner

Bluestem Bistro, runner-up

Best Workout Place: The Rec, winner

Genesis, runner-up

Best Date Night: Nico’s Little Italy, winner

Bourbon and Baker, runner-up

Best Salon/Barber: Salon Essentials, winner

Great Clips, runner-up

Best Game-day Gear: Rally House, winner

K-State Super Store, runner-up

Best Liquor Store: The Fridge, winner

Library Liquor, runner-up

Best Trivia Night: Tanner’s, winner

Auntie Mae’s, runner-up

Best Burger: So Long Saloon, winner

Ana’s Burger Shack, runner-up

Best Asian Food: UMI Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar, winner

Green Tea Sushi, runner-up

Best Tacos: Taco Lucha, winner

El Tapatio, runner-up

Best Late Night Food: Varsity Truck, winner

Pizza Shuttle, runner-up

Best Drink Deals: Yard Bar, winner

Fat’s, runner-up

Best Pizza: AJ’s NY Pizzeria, winner

Pizza Shuttle, runner-up

My name is Jared Shuff, and I am a former editor-in-chief of the Collegian. Previously, I worked as the arts & culture editor and as a contributing writer for the news desk. I am a senior in secondary education with an emphasis in English/journalism. I grew up in Hutchinson, Kansas, and attended Hutchinson Community College before transferring to K-State in 2020.