The drama starts now. Is there a contender to knock Bert’s Better Beers in Manchester from the perch it’s commanded for six years? Does Klemm’s Bakery in Windham still make the best doughnuts in New Hampshire? Is there a better gym than Planet Fitness, the everywhere gym based in Hampton, to work off beer and doughnuts?

Readers' Choice

It’s time for the Readers’ Choice awards, one of the Union Leader’s most popular features. Readers have the power to pick the best of the best in the Granite State in scores of categories, from the best place to grab breakfast to the best place to park your puppy for the day.

The ballot is available at Winners will be announced in a special supplement June 30.