2010 Readers' Choice Awards

Drumroll Please...Bravo! On behalf of Style Magazine and Style readers, this month we congratulate the best of the best in community favorites.

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. Zia’s
2. Baskin Robbins
3. Whistle Stop Yogurt

Favorite Smoothie Place

1. Jamba Juice
2. Robeks
3. The Bean Barn

Favorite Pizza Place

1. Round Table Pizza
2. Papa Murphy’s
3. Chicago Pizza & Burgers and Indian Food

Favorite Breakfast Place

1. Sweetie Pie’s
2. Waffle Barn
3. Buttercup Pantry

Favorite Brunch Place

1. Sequoia
2. Sweetie Pie’s
3. Bistro 33 El Dorado Hills

Favorite Burger Place

1. In-N-Out Burger
2. Shoestring
3. Relish Burger Bar

Favorite BBQ Restaurant

1. Back Forty Texas BBQ
2. Hog Wild BBQ
3. Sierra Smokehouse BBQ & Custom Catering

Favorite Mexican Restaurant

1. Cascada
2. Casa Ramos
3. Tijuana Taqueria

Favorite Chinese Restaurant

1. Hong Kong Inn
2. Diamond Chinese
3. Fat’s Asia Bistro

Favorite Japanese/Sushi Restaurant

1. Amerikan Ichi Sushi
2. Kobe Sushi & Grill
3. Mikuni

Favorite Seafood Restaurant

1. Powell’s Steamer Co. & Pub
2. Red Lobster
3. McCormick & Schmick’s

Favorite Steakhouse

1. Henry’s Steakhouse at Red Hawk Casino
2. Sizzler
3. Fifty Grand Steakhouse

Favorite Italian Restaurant

1. Papa Gianni’s
2. Napoli Café & Wine Bar
3. Olive Garden

Favorite Indian Restaurant

1. Chicago Pizza & Burger and Indian Cuisine
2. Hemalayas
3. India House

Favorite Thai Restaurant

1. Chantara Thai Cuisine
2. Thai Basil
3. Thai Paradise

Favorite Place to Get Vegetarian Food

1. The Cozmic Café and Pub
2. Noah’s Ark
3. Heyday Café
 

Favorite Deli

1. Gularte’s Diamond Deli & Pizza
2. Mr. Pickle's
3. Subway
 

Favorite Sandwich Place

1. Mr. Pickle's
2. Subway
3. Mama Ann’s Deli & Bakery
 

Favorite Salad Place

1. Heyday Café
2. Sweetie Pie’s
3. Sizzler

Favorite Bakery

1. Sweetie Pie’s
2. Beyond Baked
3. Sierra Rizing
 

Favorite Bagel/Pastry Shop

1. Bagel Works
2. Sweetie Pie’s
3. Beyond Baked
 

Favorite Romantic Restaurant

1. Sequoia
2. Zachary Jacques Restaurant
3. Café Luna
 

Favorite Outdoor Dining

1. Bistro 33 El Dorado Hills
2. Sweetie Pie’s
3. Placerville Brewing Company

Favorite Takeout Restaurant

1. Z Pie
2. Allez!
3. China City
 

Favorite Casual Restaurant

1. Heyday Café
2. Applebee’s
3. Diamond Springs Hotel
 

Favorite Overall Restaurant

1. Heyday Café
2. Sequoia
3. Cascada
 

Favorite Waitperson

1. Brad Geers at Sequoia
2. George Rodriguez at Cascada
3. Lynnette Evans at Zachary Jacques
 

Favorite Chef

1. Christian Masse at Allez!
2. Aaron Franco at Heyday Café
3. John Evans at Zachary Jacques
 

Favorite Coffee Place

1. Starbucks
2. Caffe Santoro
3. The Bean Barn
 

Favorite Bar

1. Poor Red’s
2. The Purple Place
3. Placerville Brewing Company
 

Favorite Happy Hour Place

1. Placerville Brewing Company
2. Sienna
3. The Wine Smith
 

Favorite Place for a Glass of Wine

1. The Wine Smith
2. Heyday Café
3. Sequoia
 

Favorite Bartender

1. Scott Sowa at Poor Red’s
2. Jenny Nicolls at Heyday Café
3. Kelsey Winzeler at The Wine Smith
 

Favorite Winery

1. Madrona Vineyards
2. Boeger Winery
3. Crystal Basin Cellars
 

Favorite Cocktails Place

1. Cascada
2. Bistro 33 El Dorado Hills
3. Sequoia
 

Favorite Casino

1. Red Hawk
2. Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
3. Jackson Rancheria
 

Favorite Place to People Watch

1. Main Street Placerville
2. El Dorado Hills Town Center
3. Wal-Mart
 

Favorite Day Trip

1. South Lake Tahoe
2. Coloma
3. El Dorado County Wine Tasting
 

Favorite Playground

1. Lion’s Park
2. Pioneer Park
3. Placerville City Park
Fun Answer: My Back Yard!
 

Favorite Kids Activity

1. Cameron Park Lake
2. All Star Gymnastics & Cheer
3. Folsom Zoo Sanctuary
 

Favorite Park

1. Lion’s Park
2. Gold Bug Park & Mine
3. Henningsen Lotus Park
 

Favorite Golf Course

1. Bass Lake Golf Course
2. Apple Mountain Golf Resort
3. Cold Springs Golf & Country Club
 

Favorite Personal Trainer

1. Jennifer Heape at Snap Fitness
2. Glenda Fowler at Snap Fitness
3. Dayna Rodgers at Lord’s Gym

Favorite Gym/Health Club

1. Snap Fitness
2. Fit for Life Health & Fitness Center
3. Millennium Sportsclub
 

Favorite Martial Arts Studio

1. Tuggle’s Taekwondo
2. Orr’s Martial Arts & Fitness Center
3. New Man’s Karate
 

Favorite Yoga Instructor

1. Joyce Kilburg at Fit for Life Health & Fitness Centers
2. Jennifer Heape at Smith Flat House
3. Faye Levine at Noah’s Ark
 

Favorite Doctor

1. William Barley, M.D.
2. Mark Holthouse, M.D.
3. Mark Tong, M.D.
 

Favorite Dermatologist

1. Bruce Miller, M.D.
2. David No, M.D.
3. Timothy Rosio, M.D.
 

Favorite Eye Doctor

1. Shawn McDonald, M.D.
2. Douglas Bishop, M.D.
3. Ronald Evans, M.D.
 

Favorite Doctor for Cosmetic Procedures

1. Reginald Rice, M.D.
2. David Kaufman, M.D.
3. Robert Winslow, M.D.
 

Favorite Chiropractor

1. Brandon Fox, D.C.
2. Matt Shepherd, D.C.
3. Lee Kinney, D.C.
 

Favorite Dentist

1. Gerald Roberts, D.D.S.
2. Douglas Stadler, D.D.S.
3. David Schultz, D.D.S.
 

Favorite Pediatric Dentist

1. Penny Dodson, D.D.S.
2. Victoria Sullivan, D.D.S.
3. Monica Tavallaei, D.D.S.
 

Favorite  Pediatrician

1. Ulrich Hacker, M.D.
2. Brant Dyer, M.D.
3. Elaine Barrios, M.D.
 

Favorite Pharmacy

1. Robinson’s
2. Raley’s
3. CVS

Favorite Spiritual Leader

1. Brian Long at Church of the Foothills
2. David Cooke at Cold Springs Community Church
3. Ken Burkey at Green Valley Community Church
 

Favorite Museum

1. Gold Bug Park & Mine
2. El Dorado County Historical Museum
3. Crocker Art Museum
 

Favorite Kids Birthday Place

1. Bounce U
2. Monster Mini Golf
3. John’s Incredible Pizza Co.
 

Favorite Local Hero

1. Davey “Doc” Wiser
2. Kevin Johnson
3. Brian Wilkey
 

Favorite Civic Leader

1. Judge Nelson Brooks
2. Vicki Barber, Ed.D.
3. Supervisor Jack Sweeney
 

Favorite Business Person

1. Gabe Harris at Elements Hair Salon
2. Chris Hoover at Hooverville Orchards
3. Andrew Hall at CertaPro Painters
 

Favorite Annual Event

1. El Dorado County Fair
2. Placerville Bell Tower Brewfest
3. Wagon Train
 

Favorite Local Artist

1. Gerald Hogan
2. Robert Sandidge
3. Dawn Avalon
 

Favorite Musician/Band

1. Stephan Hogan
2. Late for Dinner
3. Jonny Mojo
 

Favorite Local Performing Arts Organization

1. Imagination Theater
2. El Dorado Musical Theatre
3. Foothills Dance & Performing Arts Studio
 

Favorite Charitable Organization

1. Snowline Hospice
2. Center for Violence-Free Relationships
3. El Dorado Arts Council
 

Favorite Best Kept Secret

1. Findleton Winery
2. Time Out Spa
3. CertaPro Painters

Favorite Teacher

1. April Hood at Gold Oak Elementary
2. Kim Secor-Leigh at Union Mine High School
3. Paul Tomei at El Dorado High School
 

Favorite Preschool

1. Federated Church Preschool
2. Placerville Preschoolers
3. Growing God’s Way
 

Favorite Athletic Coach

1. Dave Johnson at Union Mine High School
2. Jimmy Voelker at El Dorado High School
3. Kristen Stumbaugh at Dry Diggins Dolphins Swim Team
 

Favorite Librarian

1. Nancy Owen-Hazard at Cameron Park Library
2. Krystal Owens at Placerville Main Library
3. Carolyn Brooks at El Dorado Hills Library
 

Favorite Place to Volunteer

1. Upper Room
2. The Center for Violence-Free Relationships
3. El Dorado County Food Bank
 

Favorite Tanning Salon

1. Max Muscle
2. Tan Central
3. Fit for Life Health & Fitness Center
 

Favorite Barber

1. Joe at Joe’s Barber Shop
2. Greg at Cameron Park Barber Shop
3. Randy at Randy’s Barber-Stylist
 

Favorite Barber Shop

1. Cameron Park Barber Shop
2. Broadway Barber Shop
3. Joe’s Barber Shop
 

Favorite Hair Stylist

1. Patti Nash at Cosmo Hair & Nail Salon
2. Carolynn Sanders at Waterfall Salon & Day Spa
3. Gabe Harris at Elements Hair Salon
A very close #4 – Liz Tabler at A Touch of Elegance
 

Favorite Salon

1. Waterfall Salon & Day Spa
2. Dynamic Images Salon & Day Spa
3. Elements Hair Salon
 

Favorite Place for a Manicure/Pedicure

1. Dynamic Images Salon & Day Spa
2. Waterfall Salon & Day Spa
3. Cosmo Hair & Nail Salon
 

Favorite Place for a Massage

1. Dynamic Images Salon & Day Spa
2. Waterfall Salon & Day Spa
3. Mimosa Day Spa
 

Favorite Massage Therapist

1. Penny Chabot at Dynamic Images Salon & Day Spa
2. Tammy McIntyre at Waterfall Salon & Day Spa
3. Leela Kelley, CMT
 

Favorite Day Spa

1. Waterfall Salon & Day Spa
2. Dynamic Images Salon & Day Spa
3. Mimosa Day Spa
A very close #4 – Asante Spa
 

Favorite Place for a Facial

1. Waterfall Salon & Day Spa
2. Dynamic Images Salon & Day Spa
3. Mimosa Day Spa
 

Favorite Facialist

1. Marina Ramos at Waterfall Salon & Day Spa
2. Penny Chabot at Dynamic Images Salon & Day Spa
3. Andrea Roach at Dynamic Images Salon & Day Spa
Honorable Mention: Hillary Beckman at Cosmo Hair & Nail Salon
 

Favorite Veterinarian

1. Randy Robinson, D.V.M.
2. Betsy Gray, D.V.M.
3. Erin Felton, D.V.M.
 

Favorite Pet Groomer

1. Pampered Puppy
2. Cathy’s Town & Country Dog Grooming
3. Canines on Main
 

Favorite Pet Store

1. Lees’ Feed & Western Store
2. Bark Avenue
3. PetSmart
 

Favorite Florist

1. Camino Flower Shop
2. By The Gate
3. Placerville Flowers on Main
 

Favorite Photographer

1. Studio 3
2. Lisa Richmond Photography
3. Lynne Green Photography
 

Favorite Art Gallery

1. Gold Country Artists Gallery
2. El Dorado Arts Council ArtSpace
3. Hang It Up
 

Favorite Landscaper

1. First Impressions
2. Koch Kreations
3. Hemington Landscapes, Inc.
 

Favorite Interior Designer

1. NT Interior Design
2. BI Design Studio
3. Paula Vistalli
 

Favorite Electrician

1. Service Electric
2. Carnahan Electric
3. Eilhardt Electric
 

Favorite Plumber

1. Conforti Plumbing
2. D. Y. Calison
3. Quality Plumbing Co.
 

Favorite Carpet Cleaners

1. Carter’s Carpet Restoration
2. Best Choice Carpet, Tile & Grout
3. Absolut Restoration & Carpet 
 

Favorite Senior Living

1. Gold Country Retirement Community
2. Eskaton Placerville
3. Ponte Palmero
 

Favorite Accountant

1. Nancy Egloff
2. Accurate Tax Service
3. Beth Dixon
 

Favorite Attorney

1. Mark Cudney
2. Paul Kraft
3. James Clark
 

Favorite Bank

1. El Dorado Savings
2. Schools Financial Credit Union
3. River City Bank
 

Favorite Auto Repair

1. Automotive Excellence
2. Autotronics
3. Jim’s Automotive
 

Favorite Dry Cleaners

1. 49ers Cleaners
2. Fresh Cleaners
3. Sanitex Cleaners
 

Favorite Farmers’ Market

1. Placerville
2. El Dorado Hills Town Center
3. Burke Junction
 

Favorite Produce Department

1. Raley’s
2. Nugget Market
3. Food 4 Less
 

Favorite Grocery Store

1. Raley’s
2. Safeway
3. Nugget Market
 

Favorite Health Food Store

1. Noah’s Ark
2. Max Muscle
3. Cameron Park Health Foods
 

Favorite Children’s Store

1. Annieberries
2. Posh Punkins
3. Dandelions
 

Favorite Toy Store

1. Kiddlywinks
2. Target
3. Annieberries

Favorite Boutique

1. Spoiled Rotten
2. Off Broadway
3. Blue Skies
 

Favorite Home Décor Store

1. Country Elegance
2. Home Depot
3. Tree House
 

Favorite Furniture Store

1. Affordable Furniture & Blinds
2. Sierra Furniture
3. Beck’s Furniture
 

Favorite Floor Coverings Store

1. Dick’s Carpet One
2. Home Depot
3. BI Design Studio
 

Favorite Window Coverings Store

1. Affordable Furniture & Blinds
2. Dick’s Carpet One
3. BI Design Studio
 

Favorite Bike Shop

1. Placerville Bike Shop
2. Golden Spoke Bike Shop
3. Bicycles Plus
 

Favorite Bookstore

1. The Bookery
2. Borders
3. Jireh’s
 

Favorite Consignment Store

1. Violets are Blue
2. Jenni Lynn Boutique
3. Snowline Hospice
 

Favorite Gift Store

1. Lighthouse
2. Metal Dragonfly
3. Country Elegance
 

Favorite Jewelry Store

1. Randolph’s Jewelers
2. Ancient Gold Jewelers
3. Jon Bate Jewelry Studio
 

Favorite Store in Which to Shop

1. Placerville Hardware
2. TJ Maxx
3. Off Broadway
 

Favorite Shopping Center

1. El Dorado Hills Town Center
2. Westfield Galleria at Roseville
3. Main Street in Placerville

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