By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Oct 12, 2008 at 4:18 PM

The votes are in, and the winners have been selected for OnMilwaukee's Best Dining 2008. The results of this readers' poll, including an editors' pick, are available in this series of articles that run all October long during Dining Month on

October is Dining Month on All month, we're stuffed with restaurant reviews, special features, chef profiles and unique articles on everything food. Bon appetit!

Milwaukee's Best Fries is a new category this year for's annual "Best Of" survey. Based on the results, it looks like our readers were just as passionate about this potato product as we were.

Hundreds of you chimed in with votes, deciding by a large margin that Saz's, 5539 W. State St., fries up the best frite in town with its famous sour cream and chive offering. It's little surprise that Saz's takes the prize, as any Milwaukeean knows a trip to Summerfest isn't complete without an order, or, at the very least, the sampler platter.

Coated in a rich sour cream and chive batter and fried to potato perfection, this local legend is unlike any other. Paired with Parmesan ranch dressing (ketchup? Please...), it's the kind of side order that many have made a meal.

Despite the trends that make, super thin, upscale pommes frites the finger food du jour, Milwaukee doesn't like to mess much with tradition. Here are some of your other favorites. editor's choice: Maxie's Southern Comfort

2. Café Hollander
3. Kopp's
4. Maxie's Southern Comfort
5. Sobelman's
6. Bella's Fat Cat
7. Comet Café
8. Trocadero
9. Palomino
10. Champion Chicken
11. Murph's
12. Tess
13. JP's Café
14. Cool Water
15. Mr. Perkins