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2014 Best of Treasure Valley: The complete list of winners

June 20, 2014

The Idaho Statesman

June 20--Arts & Entertainment

Place to Impress Out-of-Towners

1. Downtown Boise

2. Boise Greenbelt

3. Idaho Shakespeare Festival

Art Gallery

1. Boise Art Museum

2. Flying M Coffeehouse

3. Boise State University SUB

Artist

1. Ward Hooper

2. Unique Irish

3. Sector Seventeen

Author

1. Tim Woodward

2. Anthony Doerr

3. Judy Cox

Community Event

1. Boise State football

2. Art in the Park

3. Boise Farmers Market/Capital City Public Market

Place to Dance

1. The Balcony Club

2. Humpin' Hannah's

3. Cowgirls Kuna

Day Trip From Boise­

1. McCall

2. Redfish Lake

3. Idaho City

Family Recreation Spot

1. Boise Greenbelt

2. Zoo Boise

3. McCall

Movie Theater

1. Village Cinema 15

2. The Flicks

3. Edwards Boise Stadium 22 & IMAX

Musician/band

1. Curtis Stigers

2. Built To Spill

3. Rebecca Scott

Music Venue

1. Idaho Botanical Garden

2. Velma V. Morrison Center

3. Knitting Factory

Performing Arts Group

1. Idaho Shakespeare Festival

2. Ballet Idaho

3. Boise Philharmonic

Radio Host(s)

1. Mike & Kate, Mix 106 FM

2. Keke luv & Michelle Heart, 103.5 Kiss FM

3. Kevin and Brenda Mee, 107.9 Lite FM

TV Personality

1. Maggie O'Mara, KTVB Channel 7

2. Dee Sarton, KTVB Channel 7

3. Carolyn Holly, KTVB Channel 7

Food & Dining

Restaurant Service

1. Barbacoa

2. Chandlers

3. Texas Roadhouse

Asian Restaurant

1. P.F. Chang's China Bistro

2. Golden Star

3. Mai Thai

Bakery

1. Pastry Perfection

2. Zeppole Baking Co.

3. Great Harvest Bread Co.

Barbecue

1. Goodwood Barbecue

2. Texas Roadhouse

3. MickeyRay's

Breakfast

1. Goldy's Breakfast Bistro

2. The Egg Factory

3. The Griddle

Caterer

1. Goodwood Barbecue

2. 3 Girls Catering

3. Kanak Attack Katering

Chef

1. Lou Aaron, Westside Drive-in

2. Jesus Alcelay, Cottonwood Grille

3. Jered Couch, The Dish

Coffeehouse

1. Dutch Bros. Coffee

2. Flying M Coffeehouse

3. Moxie Java

Family Restaurant

1. Red Robin

2. Idaho Pizza Company

3. El Gallo Giro in Kuna

Fine Dining

1. Barbacoa

2. Chandlers

3. Cottonwood Grille

Gluten-free Menu

1. Whole Foods Market

2. Boise Co-op

3. P.F. Chang's China Bistro

Grab-and-go Lunch

1. Jimmy John's

2. Chick-Fil-A

3. Whole Foods Market

Happy Hour

1. Barbacoa

2. Cafe Ole

3. Applebee's

Italian Restaurant

1. Gino's Italian Ristorante & Bar

2. Asiago's

3. Olive Garden

Late-night Food

1. Los Beto's

2. Pie Hole

3. Merritt's

Mexican Restaurant

1. El Gallo Giro in Kuna

2. Chapala

3. Cafe Ole

Outdoor Dining

1. Bardenay

2. Cottonwood Grille

3. Barbacoa

Seafood

1. Lucky Fins Seafood Grill

2. Fresh Off the Hook

3. Bonefish Grill

Sports Bar

1. Big Al's

2. Buffalo Wild Wings

3. Ram Restaurant & Brewery

Steakhouse

1. Texas Roadhouse

2. Chandlers

3. Lock, Stock and Barrel

Food Truck

1. Boise Fry Company

2. Kanak Attack Katering

3. Pie Hole

Food Favorites

Best Fries

1. Boise Fry Company

2. Five Guys Burgers and Fries

3. Red Robin

Best Burger

1. Five Guys Burgers and Fries

2. Big Jud's

3. Boise Fry Company

Best Dessert

1. The Cheesecake Factory

2. Barbacoa

3. Fork

Best Doughnuts

1. Krispy Kreme

2. DK Donuts

3. Guru Donuts

Best Ice Cream

1. Cold Stone Creamery

2. Delsa's

3. Fanci Freez

Best Pizza

1. Flying Pie Pizzaria

2. Idaho Pizza Company

3. Guido'sPizzeria

Best Salad

1. Idaho Pizza Company

2. Olive Garden

3. Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria

Best Sandwich

1. Cobby's

2. Bleubird

3. Jimmy John's

Best Sushi

1. Shige japanese Cuisine

2. Kyoto Japanese restaurant

3. IOU Sushi

Drink

Bartender

1. Michael Bowers, Modern Hotel and Bar

2. Mark Allen, Whiskey Bar

3. Justin Zora, Barbacoa

Bloody Mary

1. Bardenay

2. Bacon

3. Red Feather Lounge

Brewery

1. 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

2. Payette Brewing Co.

3. Sockeye Grill & Brewery

Brewpub/alehouse

1. 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

2. Bardenay

3. Bittercreek Alehouse

Cocktails

1. Barbacoa

2. Bardenay

3. Modern Hotel and Bar

Margarita

1. Cafe Ole

2. The Matador

3. Barbacoa

Wine List

1. Bodovino

2. Barbacoa

3. Chandlers

Winery

1. Ste. Chapelle Winery

2. Sawtooth Winery

3. Cinder

Outdoors & Sports

Dog Park

1. Camel's Back Park

2. Nampa Dog Park

3. Ann Morrison Park

Bike Shop

1. George's Cycles & Fitness

2. Bob's Bicycles

3. Boise Bicycle project

Mountain Bike Trail

1. Camel's Back Park

2. Boise Greenbelt

3. Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area

Campground

1. Redfish Lake

2. Ponderosa State Park

3. Stanley Lake

Gardening Store/Nursery

1. Edwards Greenhouse

2. Zamzows

3. Greenhurst Nursery & Garden Center

Golf Course

1. BanBury Golf Course

2. Shadow Valley Golf Course

3. Warm Springs Golf Course

Hiking Trail

1. Table Rock

2. Camel's Back

3. Boise Greenbelt

Picnic Spot

1. Idaho Botanical Garden

2. Boise Greenbelt

3. Ann Morrison Park

Public Park

1. Ann Morrison Park

2. Julia Davis Park

3. Kathryn Albertson Park

Ski Area

1. Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area

2. Brundage Mountain Resort

3. Sun Valley Resort

Sporting Event

1. Boise State football

2. Idaho Steelheads hockey

3. Twilight Criterium

Sporting Goods/Outdoor Gear

1. Cabela's

2. REI

3. Dick's Sporting Goods

Services

Law Firm

1. Leroy Law Office

2. Filicetti Law Office

3. Givens Pursley

Accountant

1. Wilson, Harris & Company

2. Chigbrow, Ryan & Company

3. Idaho Tax Group LLC

Auto Repair

1. Hurless Brothers Foreign Car Service

2. Bronco Motors

3. Al's Car Care

Bank

1. Idaho Central Credit Union

2. U.S. Bank

3. Wells Fargo

Car Wash

1. Mister Car Wash

2. J's Ultimate Hand Car Wash

3. Costco

Child-Care Facility

1. Y Child Development, Treasure Valley YMCA

2. Giraffe Laugh

3. Just for Kids

Dentist

1. All About You Dental

2. Willow Tree Dental

3. Capitol Dental

Dry Cleaners

1. Baird's Dry Cleaners

2. Martinizing Dry Cleaning

3. Clothesline Cleaners

Family Doctor

1. Dr. Wajeeh E. Nasser

2. Dr. Eric Maier

3. Dr. Aaron Moorhouse

Hotel

1. The Grove Hotel

2. Anniversary Inn

3. Hotel 43

Insurance Agency

1. State Farm

2. Allstate

3. Farmers Insurance

Pediatrician

1. Dr. Robert E. Lindsay

2. Dr. David L. Peterman

3. Dr. Katie E. Copeland

Physical Therapy Office

1. Intermountain Physical Therapy

2. Foothills Physical Therapy

3. Idaho Physical Therapy

Surgeon

1. Dr. Michael J. Coughlin

2. Dr. Shauna Williams

3. Dr. Jon Getz

Veterinarian

1. All Valley Animal Care Center

2. The Cat Doctor Veterinary Hospital & Hotel

3. Broadway Veterinary Hospital

Wedding Reception Venue

1. Idaho Botanical Garden

2. Boise Depot

3. Ste. Chapelle Winery

Place for Free Wi-Fi

1. Starbucks

2. Flying M Coffeehouse

3. Barnes & Noble Booksellers

Pampering

Gym

1. Treasure Valley Family YMCA

2. Axiom

3. Idaho Athletic Club

Hair Salon

1. Graeber & Company

2. Panache Hair Studio & Day Spa

3. Two Rivers Salon and Spa

Massage Therapist

1. Massage Envy Spa

2. Eagle Day Spa

3. Three Oaks Academy and Integrative Therapy Clinic

Men's Haircut

1. Sport Clips

2. Great Clips

3. Fred's "Reel" Barber Shop

Pet Grooming

1. Petco

2. Do It Yourself Doggie Detail

3. Doggie Day Spaw

Spa

1. Two Rivers Salon and Spa

2. Panache Hair Studio & Day Spa

3. Eagle Day Spa

Shopping

Best Grocery Store

1. WinCo

2. Fred Meyer

3. Trader Joe's

Best Bookstore

1. Barnes & Noble Booksellers

2. Rediscovered Books

3. Hastings

Best Place to Buy a Car

1. Bronco Motors

2. Peterson Auto Group

3. Edmark Superstore

Best Consignment shop

1. Kidz Again

2. Again Consignment Boutique

3. Plato's Closet

Best Arts & Crafts Store

1. Hobby Lobby

2. Michaels

3. Craft Warehouse

Best Home Decor Store

1. Bed Bath & Beyond

2. Hobby Lobby

3. Cost Plus World Market

Best Florist

1. Boise At Its Best Flowers

2. Hope Blooms Flowers & Things

3. Flowers At Will

Best Jewelry/Watch Store

1. Fred Meyer

2. Lee Read Jewelers

3. Hal Davis Jewelers

Best Children's Clothing Store

1. Kidz Again

2. Target

3. The Children's Place

Best Men's Clothing Store

1. Macy's

2. Dillard's

3. Kohl's

Best Pet Store

1. Zamzows

2. Petsmart

3. Petco

Best Pharmacy

1. Walgreens

2. Albertsons Sav-on

3. Fred Meyer

Best Shoe Store

1. Dillard's

2. DSW

3. Famous Footwear

Thrift Store

1. Idaho Youth Ranch

2. Goodwill

3. Savers

Best Women's Clothing Store

1. Macy's

2. Kohl's

3. Dillard's

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