Prima Doners, the Guardian's top-notch headline, sums up perfectly the folk recognised last night at the 2015 British Kebab Awards.
As you might expect, London found itself covered in glory. Here are the city's restaurants that walked away with gongs from last night's ceremony.
Best takeaway in LondonSuper Kebab/Super Ocakbasi (Stoke Newington)
Highly commended: Archway Kebab House (Junction Road)
Best chefHaci Akdogan of Haz restaurants
Best young chefMurat Poyraz - Blue Legume
Mazlum Demir - Skewd Kitchen, Cockfosters
Best Value Outside of LondonWood Oven BBQ (Potters Bar)
Best newcomerPivaz Restaurant (Hackney)
Highly commended: Diyarbakir Kitchen (Haringey)
Best Fine diningSheesh (Chigwell)
Highly commended: Sarastro (Covent Garden)
Selale Restaurant (Green Lanes)
Highly commended; Stone Cave (Dalston)