Everyone loves a list. And City Pages' "Best of the Twin Cities" has been a staple of the metro area every year.

The list includes 250 categories, from best beer and bowling alley to best podcast and politician. The top picks are made by staff and freelancers, and in100 categories, the people choose.

Rena Sarigianopoulos sat down with City Pages editor Hannah Sayle to find out why it's still such a big deal... and how much work goes in behind the scenes.