. While we've made an effort to visit as many as possible, we know these new hot spots have already become a favorite of residents from Birmingham and beyond.
Or was Birmingham's newest pair of Mexican joints — or — your 2011 favorite? Or maybe you discovered or the while Christmas shopping, and you can't look back.
Patch has put together a list of some of the most talked-about new businesses from 2011. Vote for your favorite or, if your top pick isn't on the list, vote for "Other" and let us know what's your favorite in comments!