This week, Post writers looked back at the best of 2011 in restaurants, bars and the arts. If you missed it earlier, here’s an easy way to catch up on the favorites in each category:

Restaurants: 5 food moments we loved

Bars: 5 trends of 2011

Arts: 5 moments we loved

Music: Best local music

Movies: Reviewers’ 4-star rated films of 2011

Photo galleries of critics’ picks for D.C. arts:

Movies: Ann Hornaday’s favorite films

Classical music: Includes Anne Midgette’s 5 favorite concerts in Washington

Theater: Peter Marks’s top 10 theater performances

Dance: Sarah Kaufman’s picks

Art and architecture: Philip Kennicott’s top picks