Uptown residents tell us their favorite neighborhood spots

From small pho shops to tucked-away dog parks, we quizzed locals to find out about the neighborhood's best haunts

Photograph: Emily MadiganAragon Ballroom

You've already heard about our editors' favorite Uptown restaurants, bars and attractions, so now it's time to let some locals weigh in. We spoke with alderman, chefs and some other notable reisdents of the neighborhood and asked them to list their favorite things in Uptown, from banh mi bakeries to ballrooms.

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1. Hop Leaf

2. Viet Bowl

3. Montrose Beach

4. Sun Wah BBQ

5. Aragon

6. Carmela's Taqueria

7. Truman College

8. Foster Turf Field

9.Tai Nam Food Market

10. Viet Hoa Plaza