Fat Trel, who performed at Howard University’s Yardfest Music Festival last year, was named best new rapper by Washington City Paper. (Josh Sisk/Washington Post)

Well, look no further. Whether you’re seeking the top Pepco rep or the number one unintentionally vaginal dessert, Washington City Paper’s Best of D.C. 2011 has it.

The list of the year’s best bets in Washington spans the worlds of arts and entertainment, food and drink, goods and services, and people and places. Search by staff picks, reader favorites and neighborhood, and watch videos and photo galleries.