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2010 Readers' Choice Awards

10/01/2010 10:06AM ● Published by Style

Bravo! On behalf of Style Magazine and Style readers, this month we congratulate the best of the best in community favorites.
Drumroll Please...Without further ado...the 2010 Favorites!




Favorite Ice Cream/Frozen Treat Place

1. Big Spoon
2. Cold Stone
3. Leatherby’s
Honorable Mentions: A Dash of Panache, Top It Off Frozen Yogurt and Baskin Robbins

Favorite Smoothie Place

1. Jamba Juice
2. Bayside Café
3. Lollicup

Favorite Pizza Place

1. Cool River Pizza
2. Original Pete’s
3. Round Table Pizza

Favorite Breakfast Place

1. Waffle Barn
2. Pacific Street Café
3. Awful Annie’s

Favorite Brunch Place

1. La Provence
2. Paul Martin’s American Bistro
3. Mimi’s Café

Favorite Burger & Fries Joint

1. Habit Burger Grill
2. The Counter Burger
3. In-N-Out Burger
Honorable Mentions: Nubbin’s and The Squeeze Inn

Favorite BBQ Place

1. Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ
2. Texas West BBQ
3. Back Forty Texas BBQ

Favorite Chinese Restaurant

1. Fat's Asia Bistro
2. P.F. Chang's China Bistro
3. China Villa

Favorite Sushi/Japanese Restaurant

1. Mikuni
2. Blue Nami
3. Sake House

Favorite Mexican Restaurant

1. El Azteca
2. Cabos
3. Tres Agaves
A VERY close #4 – Mas Cocina Mexicana

Favorite Steakhouse

1. Ruth’s Chris
2. Suede Blue
3. Outback

Favorite Seafood Restaurant

1. McCormick & Schmick’s
2. Fin’s
3. Scott’s Seafood

Favorite ItalianRestaurant

1. Buca di Beppo
2. Rubino’s
3. Il Fornaio

Favorite Indian Restaurant

1. India Oven
2. Bombay Bistro
3. Chaat Café

Favorite Thai Restaurant

1. Thai Basil
2. Ruen Thai
3. Orchid Thai

Favorite Place to Order Vegetarian Food

1. Paul Martin’s American Bistro
2. UFood Grill
3. Whole Foods Market
Honorable Mentions: Fresh Choice and La Provence

Favorite Deli

1. Beach Hut Deli
2. Better Foods Deli
3. Dominick’s Italian Market & Deli

Favorite Sandwich Place

1. Mr. Pickle's
2. Panera Bread
3. Beach Hut Deli

Favorite Salad Place

1. Pluto’s
2. Whole Foods
3. Fresh Choice

Favorite Bakery

1. Nugget Market
2. Panera Bread
3. Icing on the Cupcake

Favorite Bagel/Pastry Place

1. Noah’s Bagels
2. Panera Bread
3. Whole Foods Market

Favorite Romantic Restaurant

1. La Provence
2. Paul Martin’s American Bistro
3. Hawks

Favorite Outdoor Restaurant

1. La Provence
2. Paul Martin’s American Bistro
3. Cheesecake Factory

Favorite Takeout Restaurant

1. Red Robin
2. Fat’s Asia Bistro
3. In-N-Out Burger

Favorite Casual Restaurant

1. The Chef’s Table
2. Chili’s
3. Ginger’s

Favorite Overall

1. Paul Martin's American Bistro
2. La Provence
3. The Chef’s Table

Favorite Waitperson

1. Danelle Olson at Paul Martin’s American Bistro
2. Samantha Lees at La Provence
3. Katie Mazza at A Dash of Panache

Favorite Chef

1. David Hill at The Chef’s Table
2. Shane McMahon at La Provence
3. Josh Korn at Paul Martin’s American Bistro

Favorite Coffee/Tea Place

1. Starbucks
2. Peet’s
3. Bayside Café
Honorable Mentions: Bloom Coffee & Tea and Kona Coffee Cafe

Favorite Bar

1. Paul Martin’s American Bistro
2. La Provence
3. Crush 29
Honorable Mention: The Boxing Donkey Irish Pub

Favorite Happy Hour

1. Paul Martin’s American Bistro
2. La Provence
3. McCormick & Schmick’s
Honorable Mentions: Crush 29 and Hawks

Favorite Cocktails

1. Crush 29
2. Paul Martin’s American Bistro
3. La Provence
Honorable Mention: Tres Agaves

Favorite Place to go for a Glass of Wine

1. La Provence
2. Paul Martin’s American Bistro
3. Capitol Cellars

Favorite Bartender

1. Heather Bierwirth at Paul Martin’s American Bistro
2. Tony Molina at La Provence
3. Bryan Cola at La Provence

Favorite Local Winery

1. Lone Buffalo
2. Dono dal Cielo
3. Secret Ravine

Favorite Casino

1. Thunder Valley
2. Red Hawk
3. Harrah’s

Favorite Place to People Watch

1. The Fountains at Roseville
2. Westfield Galleria at Roseville
3. Crush 29

Favorite Day Trip

1. Lake Tahoe
2. San Francisco
3. Napa Valley

Favorite Playground

1. Royer Park
2. Maidu Regional Park
3. Whitney Community Park

Favorite Place to Take the Kids for Fun

1. SunSplash
2. BounceU
3. Roseville Aquatic Center

Favorite Park

1. Royer Park
2. Whitney Community Park
3. Maidu Regional Park

Favorite Golf Course

1. Whitney Oaks Golf Club
2. Diamond Oaks
3. Turkey Creek
Honorable Mention: Granite Bay Golf Club

Favorite Personal Trainer

1. Christy Woodward at Roseville Health & Wellness
2. Suzanne Moen at Roseville Health & Wellness
3. Christy Barry at Roseville Health & Wellness   

Favorite Gym/Health Club

1. Roseville Health & Wellness Center
2. California Family Fitness
3. TruFitness
A VERY close #4 – 24 Hour Fitness

Favorite Martial Arts Studio

1. The Studio Martial Arts & Fitness
2. Kovar’s
3. Fusion Elite

Favorite Pilates Studio/Instructor

1. Dawn Niemi at Roseville Health & Wellness
2. Diane Pascua at TruFitness
3. Joanie Martin at California Family Fitness

Favorite Yoga Studio/Instructor

1. Ellen Perjanik at Roseville Health & Wellness
2. Blythe Lehman at Roseville Health & Wellness
3. California Family Fitness

Favorite General Doctor

1. Jennifer Hopper, M.D.
2. Terri Bigler, M.D.
3. David Verhaag, M.D.

Favorite Dermatologist

1. Scott Hearth, M.D.
2. Christopher Ha, M.D.
3. Artur Henke, M.D.

Favorite Eye Doctor

1. Julie Thornton, O.D.
2. Thomas Swanson, O.D.
3. Brent Reed, M.D.

Favorite Doctor for Cosmetic Procedures

1. Christa Clark, M.D.
2. Kenneth Sumida, M.D.
3. David Kaufman, M.D.
Honorable Mention: Celia Remy, M.D.

Favorite Pediatrician

1. Lenbert Wong, M.D.
2. William Warden, M.D.
3. Zoey Goore, M.D.

Favorite Chiropractor

1. Scott Warren, D.C.
2. Roseville Family Chiropractic
3. Paul Diemer, D.C.

Favorite Dentist

1. Firas Nassif, D.D.S.
2. Fredrick Correa, D.D.S.
3. Gentle Dental Blue Oak
Honorable Mention: Smile Island

Favorite Pediatric Dentist

1. Weideman Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics
2. Rocklin Pediatric Dentistry
3. Make a Smile Children’s Dental
Honorable Mention: Silver Star Dental

Favorite Pharmacy

1. Walgreens
2. CVS
3. Kaiser

Favorite Spiritual Leader

1. Ray Johnston at Bayside Church
2. Lance Hahn at Bridgeway Christian Church
3. Fr. Michael O’Reilly at Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church

Favorite Museum

1. STAR ECO Station
2. Crocker Art Museum
3. Roseville Utility Exploration Center

Favorite Kids’ Birthday Party Spot

1. Wacky Tacky
2. Sky Zone
3. John’s Incredible Pizza
A VERY close #4 – BounceU

Favorite Local Hero

1. Summer Sanders
2. Rocklin Fire Department
3. David Sloane at Roseville Police Department

Favorite Civic Leader

1. John Allard
2. Scott Alvord
3. Mike Shellito

Favorite Local Businessperson

1. Scott Alvord at A Dash of Panache
2. Chris Rubino at Rubino’s
3. JoAnn Funk at Nice Twice Consignment

Favorite Neighborhood in Which to Live

1. Stanford Ranch
2. Rocklin Highlands
3. Diamond Creek

Favorite Annual Event

1. Hot Chili & Cool Cars
2. Splash
3. Downtown Tuesday Nights

Favorite Local Artist

1. Michelle Brunmier
2. Gayle Rappaport Weiland
3. Fred Ekman

Favorite Local Musician/Band

1. Autumn Sky
2. Lincoln Brewster
3. Mumbo Gumbo

Local Performing Arts Organization

1. Civic Theatre West
2. Placer Theatre Ballet
3. Rocklin Community Theatre

Favorite Nonprofit Organization

1. Placer SPCA
2. Acres of Hope
3. A Touch of Understanding
Honorable Mention: Keaton Raphael Memorial

Favorite Local Best Kept Secret

1. Rubino’s
2. A Dash of Panache
3. Mozie’s Adventures

Favorite Teacher

1. Linda Godshall at Maidu Elementary School
2. Jennifer Reece at Blue Oaks Elementary School
3. Linda Dickson at Granite Bay High School

Favorite Preschool

1. Rocklin Preschool
2. STAR Preschool
3. Granite Bay Schoolhouse

Favorite Athletic Coach

1. John Sherman at Granite Bay High School
2. Ernie Cooper at Granite Bay High School
3. Greg Benzel at Rocklin Thunder High School

Favorite Librarian

1. Lesli Goto at City of Roseville Library
2. Carol Meadows at City of Roseville Library
3. Shari Dearing at Rocklin Public Library

Favorite Place to Volunteer

1. Bayside Church and Bayside Café
2. Placer SPCA
3. A Touch of Understanding

Favorite Local Web Site

1. City of Rocklin, Rocklin.ca.us
2. Style Magazine, Stylemg.com (why, thank you!)
3. City of Roseville, Roseville.ca.us

Favorite Tanning Salon

1. California Sun Centers
2. Sun Kiss Tanning
3. Planet Beach Roseville

Favorite Barber

1. Barber Sam at Sam’s Barber Shop
2. Perry Bramhill at Perry’s Barber Shop
3. Hunter at Hunter’s Barber Shop

Favorite Barber Shop

1. Rocklin Barber Shop
2. Hunter’s Barber Shop
3. Perry’s Barber Shop

Favorite Hair Stylist

1. Bryan Barnes at Nevaeh
2. Lisa Flowers at Atrium Salon Spa
3. Chelsy Burtis at J. Christiaan Spa & Salon

Favorite Salon

1. Brockway Hair Design
2. Nevaeh
3. J. Christiaan Spa & Salon
Honorable Mention: Halo Salon & Day Spa

Favorite Day Spa

1. Atrium Salon Spa
2. J. Christiaan Spa & Salon
3. Serenity Spa
Honorable Mention: Halo Salon & Day Spa

Favorite Place for a Manicure/Pedicure

1. Bellagio Day Spa & Salon
2. Atrium Salon Spa
3. J. Christiaan Spa & Salon
Honorable Mentions: Nevaeh and Ocean Nail

Favorite Place for a Massage

1. Roseville Health & Wellness Center
2. Atrium Salon Spa
3. J. Christiaan Spa & Salon
Honorable Mentions:  Massage Envy and Massage Heights

Favorite Massage Therapist

1. Linda Said at Atrium Salon Spa
2. Renee VonFeldt at Roseville Health & Wellness
3. Kristy Crow at Roseville Health & Wellness

Favorite Place for a Facial

1. Atrium Salon Spa
2. J. Christiaan Spa & Salon
3. Faces 365
Honorable Mentions: The Tiger’s Eye Skincare and Hoshall’s Salon & Spa

Favorite Facialist

1. Noki Ellison at Atrium Salon Spa
2. Danielle Fletcher at J. Christiaan Spa & Salon
3. Ashley Trace at Nevaeh

Favorite Med Spa

1. Laser Esthetica
2. Vitality Medical Laser & Skin Clinic
3. Advanced Medical Spa

Favorite Veterinarian

1. Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic
2. Rocklin Road Animal Hospital
3. Granite Bay Veterinary Clinic
Honorable Mention: Arbor View Veterinary Clinic

Favorite Pet Groomer

Tie for #1:  Granite Bay Pet Grooming and Wags to Riches
2. Karona’s Pet Styling
3. Mud to Suds

Favorite Pet Shop

1. The Doggie Bag
2. Mud to Suds
3. PetSmart
Honorable Mention: Rocklin Family Pet Shop

Favorite Florist

1. Lilygrass
2. Ambience Floral Design
3. Rocklin Florist
Honorable Mentions: Bartlett’s and Blossoms & Balloons

Favorite Photographer

1. Image Outfitters Photography
2. Mike Martin Photography
3. Enchanted Images

Favorite Art Gallery

1. Blue Line Gallery
2. High-Hand Conservatory, Nursery & Art Gallery
3. 404 Gallery

Favorite Landscaper

1. Koch Kreations
2. Figs Landscaping
3. Turning Leaf, Inc.

Favorite Interior Designer

1. Destiny Weideman at Destiny Designs
2. Julie Smith at Julie Smith & Associates
3. Tiffany Horne Interiors

Favorite Handyman/Construction Services

1. Kevyn Baca at Grandpa’s Truck Construction Services
2. Dave Leary
3. Husbands for Rent

Favorite Electrician

1. Ireland Electric
2. Roseville Rocklin Electric
3. Wiring Integrity

Favorite Plumber

1. Roseville Plumbing
2. Russell Plumbing
3. Linck’s Plumbing

Favorite Carpet Cleaning Service

1. Mission Carpet Care
2. Rick’s Carpet Care
3. Premier Chem-Dry

Favorite House Cleaning Service

1. Molly Maids
2. MaidPro
3. Maid in America

Favorite Senior Living Center

1. Sun City Roseville
2. Eskaton Roseville
3. Eskaton Granite Bay

Favorite Accountant

1. Professional Solutions Group
2. Mann, Urrutia, Nelson CPAs & Assoc.
3. Kee Mapes & Associates

Favorite Attorney

1. Jeff Sevey
2. Nick Avdis
3. Sarah Litchney

Favorite Local Bank

1. Safe Credit Union
2. School’s Credit Union
3. Golden One Credit Union
Honorable Mention: River City Bank

Favorite Auto Repair

1. Scotty’s Automotive
2. Bubba’s Auto Care
3. Mercedes-Benz of Rocklin

Favorite Dry Cleaner

1. Bud’s Dry Cleaning
2. Judi’s Cleaners
3. Park Drive Cleaners

Favorite Tailor

1. Anthony’s Tailor Shop
2. Four Seasons Tailoring
3. Vali’s Alterations & Cleaners

Favorite Farmers’ Market

1. The Fountains at Roseville
2. Denio’s
3. Auburn Farmers’ Market

Favorite Produce Department

1. Whole Foods
2. Nugget Market
3. Bel-Air

Favorite Grocery Store

1. Whole Foods
2. Nugget Market
3. Trader Joe’s

Favorite Health Store

1. Sunrise Natural Foods
2. Whole Foods
3. Elliott’s Natural Foods

Favorite Boutique

1. Nevaeh
3. ReNew Boutique
Honorable Mentions: Yve’s Fine Lingerie and Nice Twice Consignment

Favorite Children’s Clothing Store

1. Posh Punkins
2. The Silver Spoon
3. Children’s Orchard

Favorite Toy Store

1. Learning Express
2. Toys R Us
3. Toys That Teach

Favorite Bike Shop

1. The Hub
2. Sharp Bicycles
3. Bicycles Plus

Favorite Skate/Snow/Surf Shop

1. Ground Zero
2. Ronin Skate Shop
3. Surf & Skate

Favorite Home Décor Store

1. HomeGoods 
2. RC Willey
3. Crate & Barrel

Favorite Furniture Store

1. RC Willey
2. Naturwood Home Furnishings
3. Scandinavian Designs

Favorite Floor Covering Store

1. S & G Carpet
2. Roseville Carpet One
3. California Carpet Center

Favorite Window Coverings Store

1. Blind Spot Blinds & Shutters
2. California Window Fashions
3. Hall’s Window Center

Favorite Book Store

1. Borders
2. Barnes & Noble
3. Almost Perfect Book Store

Favorite Consignment Shop

1. Nice Twice Consignment
2. Moth Hole
3. Doodle Bugs Children’s Boutique

Favorite Gift Shop

1. Rock Hill Lavender
2. Nevaeh
3. Mark’s Hallmark

Favorite Jewelry Store

1. Guzzetta & Co. Fine Jewelers
2. Kenny G & Company
3. Lincoln Jewelers
Honorable Mention: Tiffany & Co.

Favorite Store in Which to Shop

1. Nordstrom
2. Macy’s
3. Kohl’s

Favorite Mall or Shopping Center

1. Westfield Galleria at Roseville
2. The Fountains at Roseville
3. Arden Fair Mall

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