RESTAURANTS

Best New Restaurant: Don Guido's
Best Mexican Restaurant: Macayo's
Best Upscale Italian Restaurant: Harley's Italian Bistro
Best Neighborhood Italian Restaurant: RigaTony's
Best Thai Restaurant: Malee's Thai Bistro
Best Indian Restaurant: Indian Delhi Palace
Best Japanese Restaurant: RA Sushi Bar Restaurant
Best Chinese Restaurant: China Chili
Best Vietnamese Restaurant: Cyclo Vietnamese Cuisine
Best German Restaurant: Black Forest Mill German Restaurant
Best French Restaurant: Sophie's — A French Bistro
Best Mediterranean Restaurant: Pita Jungle
Best Brewery: Four Peaks Brewing Company
Best English Pub: George & Dragon English Restaurant and Pub
Best Irish Pub: Rosie McCaffrey's Irish Pub and Restaurant
Best Pizza: Zpizza
Best Cupcakes: Wicked Bakery
Best Ice Cream: Cold Stone Creamery
Best Candy: See's Candies
Best Chocolate: Godiva (Chandler Mall)
Best Gourmet Bakery: Wicked Bakery
Best Gelato: The Gelato Spot
Best Coffee House: In the Raw
Best Seafood: The Salt Cellar
Best Salad Bar: Sweet Tomatoes
Best Deli: Jason's Deli
Best Steak House: Durant's
Best Wings: The Native New Yorker
Best Gourmet Salad: Zpizza
Best BBQ: Honey Bear's Bar-B-Q
Best Hamburger: delux
Best Chili: Hail Mary's
Best Sunday Brunch: The Phoenician
Best Downtown Lunch: Zpizza
Best Place for a First Date: Oregano's Pizza Bistro
Best Place for a Twilight Drink: elements at Sanctuary
Best Margarita: Z'Tejas Grill
Best Martini: AZ 88
Best Hangover Breakfast: Harlow's Cafe
Best View: elements at Sanctuary
Best Patio Dining: Oregano's Pizza Bistro
Best Restaurant for Kids: Uncle Bear's Bar & Grill
Best Vegetarian Restaurant: Pita Jungle
Best Vegan Restaurant: Green, New American Vegetarian

PHOENIX LIFESTYLE

Best Place to Be Seen in Your Big Sunglasses: Scottsdale Fashion Square
Best Place to Get Pampered: Absolute Vitality
Best Place to Pamper Your Pooch: Wag N' Wash Healthy Pet Center
Best Place to Buy Bling: Tiffany
Best Place to Buy Vintage: Buffalo Exchange
Best First Friday Hangout: Exposed Gallery
Best Place to Spy Nips and Tucks: Scottsdale Fashion Square
Best Spa: Camelback Inn
Best Mani-Pedi: Vera at Atmosphere Salon
Best Massage: Massage Envy
Best Bookstore: Changing Hands Bookstore
Best Hiking Trail: Arizona Trail
Best Resort Pool: Pointe South Mountain Resort
Best Independent Film Theater: Harkins Camelview 5
Best Golf Course: We-Ko-Pa Golf Club
Best TV Newscaster: Mark Curtis
Best News Station: KTVK-TV Channel 3
Best Alternative/Rock Radio Station: KEDJ-FM 103.9 The Edge
Best Country Radio Station: KNIX-FM 102.5
Best R&B/Hip-Hop Radio Station: 104.7 KISS FM
Best Blues/Jazz Radio Station: KJZZ-FM 91.5
Best Radio Personality: Beth & Bill Show, KESZ-FM 99.9
Best Record Store: Zia Record Exchange
Best Place to Buy Local Music: Zia Record Exchange
Best Casino: Casino Arizona

NIGHTLIFE

Best VIP Table/Bottle Service at a Nightclub: SIX Lounge
Best Bar Concept: Iguana Mack's
Best Bar/Club Night (ongoing/promoter event): Whiskey River Saloon
Best Dance Club: Myst and Axis/Radius
Best Club for Salsa: Pepin
Best Club for Blues: The Rhythm Room
Best Dance Floor: Glam
Best Venue for National Acts: The Marquee Theatre
Best Venue for Local Acts: The Clubhouse Music Venue
Best After-Hours: Mickey's Hangover
Best Country & Western Nightspot: Whiskey River Saloon
Best Bar for Watching the Game: Fox Sports Grill
Best Sports Bar: Zipps Sports Grill
Best Dive Bar: Ant Hill Sports Bar & Grill
Best Gay Bar: Amsterdam
Best Lesbian Bar: e lounge
Best Pool Hall: Clicks Billiards
Best Local Band: Antedote
Best Bar for Conversation: Casey Moore's Oyster House and Seafood Resturant
Best Place to Be Seen: SIX Lounge
Best Place to Find a One-Night Stand: Iguana Mack's

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