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A special issue of the entertainment guide of the Pacific Daily News October 1, 2014 Vol. 14 No. 10 Publisher Rindraty Celes Limtiaco

ABOUT THE COVER Managing Editor David V. Crisostomo

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ou nominated, you voted, and now it’s time to announce the winners! This year the Pacific Daily News brought back our Pika Best of Guam competition, which garnered 300,000 nominations and more than 140,000 votes for your favorite on-island places, foods, businesses and more! Now that the island has spoken, let’s see who snagged the top spots for Pika Best of Guam 2014!

A collage of photos from the island's best venue winners.

Relaxation PAGE 10 Shopping PAGE 10 Dating PAGE 12

Transportation PAGE 12 Food PAGES 13-25 Entertainment PAGE 26 Pika Style PAGES 29, 30

The management of Fuji Ichiban Ramen Guam would like to take a moment to thank each and every single one of you who have voted Fuji Ichiban for Best Ramen and Soup on Guam. are honored and grateful for adWe here these past years and we wouldn’t be here without all your support to our company. We look forward to being here for many more years to serve you. Thank you from all of us here at Fuji Ichiban Ramen Guam.

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The Pay-Less Kick the Fat 5K Run/Walk has been chosen by Pika Best of Guam voters as the Best 5K in Guam. It’s also the biggest 5K in Guam, according to Kathy Sgro, Pay-Less chairwoman and executive vice president. This year, more than 4,000 competed in the run/walk. And it’s also much more than a 5K. “This is a family event with lots to do,” Sgro says. “We have live entertainment, cheering squads and a community fair afterward. Before the start of the race this year, there was a Zumba workout to get participants warmed up, and it literally started with a bang, thanks to the fireworks as the race began.”

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Since opening in 2006, Purebred Jiu-Jitsu, which was voted Best Gym for Pika Best of Guam 2014, has grown to more than 300 students and, with the recent expansion to the Charles King Fitness Center, three locations to serve athletes of all ages and all locations. Founded by Stephen Roberto, Purebred strives to help Guam become a better place through jiu-jitsu by making the community safer and healthier. “Those are all byproducts of the training we do,” Roberto said.

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Voted Best Trainer for Pika Best of Guam 2014, Steve Oshiro loads his schedule with eight clients per day, tailoring the activities carefully around each of their fitness goals. He’s worked with Olympic swimmers, mixed martial arts fighters, bodybuilders and marathon runners, but he says 95 percent of his clients are Average Joes and Average Janes. “Training needs to be based on whatever the person’s goal is,” he says. “I think that’s why people come to me. If people have a weight loss or fat loss goal, I will tailor their training to that. … If someone is training for an MMA event, I need to train them accordingly. If someone is training for a physique show, the whole programing is different.”

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For more than a decade, the Rick & Ronnie Un-invitational Charity Golf Tournament has brought serious and beginner golfers together for a one-of-a-kind playing experience. “We wanted to take the game of golf and inject a whole lot of other fun into it,” Ronnie Perez said. From obstacles and distractions to the use of Rick and Ronnie’s invention, the “hand wedge,” to play, the uninvitational is the only tournament of its kind. Happening every year, golfers aren’t the only ones who benefit from the tournament: proceeds from the uninvitational go to the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

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The 36-hole public course at LeoPalace Resort Guam averages more than 50 golfers on weekdays and over 200 on weekends. Each of the nine-hole courses — Hibiscus, Orchid, Bougainvillea and Plumeria — has unique features that keep rounds fresh and challenging, making it no surprise that this course was voted Best Golf for Pika Best of 2014. Orchid is the longest and toughest course, Golf Operations Supervisor Mat Ustaquio said. Beginner golfers should stick to Hibiscus and Bougainvillea, designed by Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, respectively. “If you’re looking for a view,” Ustaquio said, “I would suggest Plumeria. If you’re there for early morning tee times, you can see the deer and pigs that run around the area.”

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& #& Whether your goal is to admire the beauty of the local sea life or hunt them down, Fa’nu’i provides expert advice and custom supplies to meet your demands. Located in Anigua, Fa’nu’i has an ocean view location that can give its customers an idea of what’s in store for them after they select from various grades of snorkels, masks, flippers, wetsuits and spearfishing equipment. Fa’nu’i has stock items and also gives its consumers the option of customizing equipment.


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Best Divorce Lawyer

"! ! Jay Arriola, Pika Best of Guam’s Best Divorce Lawyer, said people often ask why he takes on contentious divorce cases. “I do them because there’s a need for good litigators,â€? he said. Arriola, who has practiced law for the past 25 years, said he brings strong representation to the table in divorce proceedings, particularly in cases involving many assets or children. “There’s a number of divorce attorneys,â€? said Arriola. “There’s not many divorce litigators.â€? Arriola said his reputation has consistently earned him new referrals and new business. Arriola practices domestic relations, family and criminal law at Arriola, Cowan and Arriola in HagĂĽtĂąa.

Best Medical Clinic

   ! Voted Best Medical Clinic, IHP Medical Clinic is a new face on island, but its reputation for quality customer service and quality health care makes it one of the best. Located on Harmon Loop Road in Dededo, the clinic is a full service medical facility that places a focus on family and adult medicine. It’s also known for its superb urgent care services. “It’s our principle to uphold good customer service, quality care and prompt service. We try to meet the needs of our community,â€? Christine Tuquero, IHP Medical Clinic nursing manager said. 

Best Real Estate Company

  ! ! RE/MAX Diamond Realty’s motto has always been ‘We’re not in the sales business,â€? said associate broker Gina Campos. Instead, the Pika Best of Guam’s Best Real Estate Company’s goal is “to serve our communities, she said. Campos said their customers recognize RE/MAX realtors’ ability to look out for their best interests and “go beyond what is normal service.â€? “It’s not about that deal, it’s about or relationship with the customer,â€? she said. Campos said the company’s success is evident in the high rate of referrals and repeat business they get. RE/MAX Diamond Realty is located in HagĂĽtĂąa.

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!! ! !  A legacy of providing affordable, value-based coverage is what makes TakeCare Insurance Company, Inc. the best insurance company on Guam, said Jeffrey Larsen, company president. The 41-year-old company was voted Best Insurance Company for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Aside from exclusive access to the urgent care clinic, Larsen said, TakeCare customers also can choose to be a part of the company’s fitness program, which provides wellness opportunities five days a week. Larsen said TakeCare customers have “come to trust the fact that TakeCare is here for them.�

Best Mom-and-Pop Store

   ! Every Guam resident knows about Chode Mart. A local favorite with its variety of baked and pickled goods and other ready-made food items, it’s no wonder Chode Mart was voted Best Mom-and-Pop Store for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Located in Anigua, Chode Mart is a worthwhile trip, offering a variety of dishes anyone would crave. Looking for more than something to satisfy your appetite? Chode Mart also sells Chamorro music, books and more, catering to all your senses.

To Pika Best of Guam’s Best Realtor Janet Calvo, “experience is everything.� “When I first got licensed,� she said, “the biggest thing I learned was everything I didn’t know.� Calvo, who has worked with Today’s Realty for 14 years, said she relies on referrals and word of mouth to grow her reputation and added that she always asks new customers how they were referred. That, she said, “helps me to know what I’ve done right.� “I love what I do,� she added. “When a person gets up in the morning and looks forward to their job, it reflects in their work.�


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Best of #  ing experiences. The Westin also prides itself on the Breathe Westin program, where guests are provided fresh air. The Westin also features a well-being movement with six pillars: Sleep Well, Eat Well, Move Well, Feel Well, Work Well and Play Well—which align with the brand programs such as Heavenly Beds, Super Foods RX menu, Clutter Free Meetings and Gear Lending to allow guests to feel better when they leave than when they arrived. The Westin Resort Guam’s  motto is “for a better you.â€? 

Best Cellular Service

to vote the Hyatt as best hotel for banquets. The ballroom features a sunlit foyer and an adjacent courtyard. The Hyatt also offers decorating services for events held in the ballroom. The Hyatt also has a pastry kitchen to provide freshly baked breads and sweets for any occasion.

%$#$"$ ! ## What’s the best cellphone service in Guam? According to voters for Pika Best of Guam 2014, it’s DOCOMO PACIFIC. Camille Denight, media manager for DOCOMO PACIFIC, says her company is the island’s No. 1 provider and has the best 4G LTE — 4G is fourth generation of cellular network data tech and LTE is longer term evolution, which means high-speed data. All of that means download speeds four to five times faster than a 3G network, and speed is king with people who use their cellphones for more than just making phone calls. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan telecommunications giant, NTT DOCOMO, DOCOMO PACIFIC originally was a merger of Guamcell Communications and HafaTel. It was purchased by NTT DOCOMO in December 2006.

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%$#$"$ ! ## DOCOMO PACIFIC has been chosen by voters as Pika Best of Guam’s Best Internet Service. The Internet provider earlier this year introduced major upgrades in its speed and reliability by quadrupling its capacity to the home using DOCSIS 3.0 and doubling its undersea capacity. “These are fastest speeds ever on Guam offered to residential customers. The biggest benefit to consumers is that multiple devices, services and applications — such as tablets, gaming, Netflix, etc. — can be on the same Internet connection at the same time without buffering,� says Tom Valderrama, DOCOMO PACIFIC’s vice president of marketing. The company offers a variety of plans, up to 30 mbps download speed, a level of performance much appreciated by gamers and other heavy Internet users.

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 The Hyatt Regency Guam’s Grand Ballroom is one of the largest on island providing a spacious location for meetings, conferences, exhibitions, formal banquets and receptions, compelling the people of Guam

Best Club Membership

! #  PHR Club, which was voted Best Club Membership for Pika Best of 2014, offers three select memberships, which includes five hotels: The Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort, The Hilton Guam Resort and Spa, The Hyatt Regency Guam, Pacific Islands Club and Hotel Nikko Guam. Members receive 20 percent off on food and beverages, complimentary rooms, discounts on spa treatments, yoga classes and rooms. Members are allowed to sponsor guests with their membership benefits. Sponsors can provide discounts for unlimited number of guests for some locations and up to six at other locations. PHR Club also verifies their customers by photo each time the membership is used. Registration for the membership occurs online and membership packages can be purchased for either $350 or $150 dollars.

Best Floral Shop

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niversaries, funerals, grand openings — Tove’s, located along Farenholt Avenue in Tamuning— serves just about anything that requires delicate floral needs. What makes them the best? Manager Tina Garcia says it’s the reputation the owner and longtime Guam resident Tove Estabrook has built with her customers. “We have customers who have been with us for 20 years and customers who have just started — all kinds,� Garcia says. “We try to accommodate people and make them happy, and that’s what we’re here for.�

Located in The Westin Resort Guam in Tumon, Taste, voted Best Sunday Brunch for Pika Best of 2014, is wellknown for its wide selection of international cuisine and modern ambience. The open kitchen concept offers diners a live cooking experience with chefs showcasing their skills in an open kitchen, offering patrons a fun and memorable fine dining experience. “Paired with live entertainment, free flowing beer and sparkling wine, our Sunday Brunch is an experience for the whole family to enjoy,� said Mary Camacho, Westin Resort Guam online field and marketing manager. The restaurant is opening Monday through Saturday from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 6 to 9 p.m., Sunday from 6:30 to 10 a.m., 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 6 to 9 p.m.

Best Water Park

   Voted Best Water Park for Pika Best of 2014, the Pacific Islands Club’s water park is more than just a water park. There are five pools, two water slides, a swim through aquarium and sea activities, which includes windsurfing. The water park also includes a river for kayaking. In addition to water activities, the water park offers over 60 activities and games. Day passes for outside guests are available from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The water park is open to hotel guests from 9 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. To make reservations at the PIC water park, cal 646-9171.

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Best Private School Best Birthday Party Place for Kids

   Playport at the Agana Shopping Center has become a kid’s favorite since it opened its doors in May 2011. It’s no wonder Playport was voted Best Birthday Party Place for Kids for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Whether you’re planning to have a big party or a small one, Playport works with you from set up to break down. To top it off, they have numerous packages to choose from to cater to all your party needs. The island’s first indoor playground, Playport is nothing short of play, fun and laughs.

     Home of the Royals, Notre Dame High School was voted Best Private School for Pika Best of Guam. A college preparatory school, Notre Dame has served Guam since 1968, preparing students not only for college but for lifelong learning by empowering the person as a whole. With the school’s commitment to its students, dedicated and qualified teachers and emphasis on career choices and family living, Notre Dame High School provides an excellence that definitely earned it the title of Best Private School.

Best School with the Most School Spirit

    We know all schools have spirit, but which school has the best? Home of the Islanders, John F. Kennedy High School was voted the Best School with the Most School Spirit for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Whether they are cheering loudly at sporting events, showing off their school colors of green and gold with spirit week or hosting a wave outside the school campus in Tamuning, there’s no doubt JFK High students know how to show off their school pride.

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%$#"! ! For the last 10 years, Lovely Nails has taken care of your manicure and pedicure needs, which is why readers voted it Best Manicure/Pedicure for Pika Best of Guam 2014. From solar, gel and acrylic nail services to the use of long lasting nail polish for your natural nails, Lovely Nails is all about quality, and it’s shown in their work. Located in Dededo, Lovely Nails also is dedicated to its customers, providing great service that’ll guarantee a return trip.

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Since 2009, Couture Hair Boutique and Spa has catered to the island’s beauty needs, which is why voters named it Best Salon for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Coowned by Kristina Zuniga and Dion Lizama, Couture does everything from coloring, cutting and styling hair to skin massages and manicures. While it’s many services could explain why it was voted Best Salon on Guam, Zuniga said Couture’s team of about a dozen takes credit for its success. “The main thing is that we all work as a team,� Zuniga said. “Every one of us is passionate about what we do. We support each other and we’ll continue to do our best.�

Located in the Outrigger Guam Resort, the Mandara Spa is a place of serenity and relaxation for locals and tourists alike. Offering different massages, such as the spa’s signature massage, the Malassan Guahan, it’s no wonder Mandara Spa has won the hearts of many, earning it the title of Best Spa for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Featuring numerous other services including body scrubs, foot baths and more, Mandara Spa is the perfect getaway from its deluxe spa villas to its private spa suites.

 

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" !" For over 15 years, Furniture Outlet has provided Guam with a wide selection of home furnishings. With quality products at affordable prices, Furniture Outlet, voted Best Furniture Store for Pika Best of Guam 2014, carries affordable furniture for every part of your home, whether it’s the living room, dining room, office or kids’ room. Furniture Outlet also serves several hotels, restaurants, apartments, schools and other businesses, leaving its mark on the island community. “At Furniture Outlet, I take pride not only in our products and services but also in our employees and in our mission to serve the island,� Willy Ma, Furniture Outlet’s owner, said. “With everyone’s continued support, we will work endlessly to be worthy of being called Guam’s best.�

Best Jewelry Store Best Hardware Store

"$ " "$ The Home Depot has everything when it comes to your home improvement needs. The island’s largest hardware store, Home Depot has become the island’s go-to spot for those “do-it-yourself � household projects. From their huge selection of products and helpful associates to their in-store workshops covering remodeling, home repair and more, it’s no wonder Home Depot was voted Best Hardware Store for Pika Best of Guam 2014.

 $ Known for its distinctive little blue boxes crowned with white ribbon, Tiffany & Co. has earned the title of Best Jewelry Store for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Tiffany & Co. is best known for its elegance and originality, from its signature “Return to Tiffanyâ€? charms to its sterling silver collections. Whether it’s for an anniversary gift, to mark another life milestone or a way to say I’m sorry, Tiffany & Co. doesn’t dissappoint with its quality and timeless jewelry pieces.



" " !" Guam Premier Outlets, also known as GPO, has served Guam since 1997, celebrating its 17th anniversary this month. As the island’s only outlet center with 76 stores for shoppers to choose from, it’s no wonder GPO was voted the island’s Best Shopping Center for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Not only is GPO home to big shopping names such as Ross Dress for Less, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and BCBG Max Azria, the outlet mall also boasts a 14-screen movie theater and a food court that hosts a variety of cuisine. According to general manager Monte Mesa, GPO plans to offer even more. “Before the end of the year, we will be having another national store that will be added,� Mesa said.


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Best Place to Meet Mr. or Ms. Right Now

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With its unique theme nights and never ending list of drink specials, it’s no wonder Ralphy’s Guam was voted for Best Place to Meet Mr. or Mrs. Right Now for Pika Best of Guam 2014. With the music playing and the drinks never ending, it’s the perfect spot to meet that special someone that’s just right for the night. Never mind exchanging numbers, just get on the dance floor and let the music guide you. Whatever happens after is up to you.

There’s nothing worse than ending a relationship in public, earning At Home the Best Place to Breakup for Pika Best of Guam 2014. With emotions rising, it’s only best to keep those harsh in the privacy of your home. No matter the reasons, breaking up anywhere other than home can result in bad feelings on both sides.



Best Place to Propose

! Looking for the perfect place to pop the question? Why not choose the beach, which was voted as Pika’s best place to propose. With the serene sound of the waves, the possibility of a beautiful sunset and the chance to walk hand in hand with your loved one as you feel the sand between your toes, it’s no doubt the beach provides you with one of the most romantic settings you could ask for, making it the perfect place to ask, “Will you marry me?�

Best Bar/Club to Meet Men/Women

! With a view of the sunset over the Philippine Sea and a live band playing all the hits, The Beach Bar has the perfect atmosphere to meet people. This makes it no surprise that it was voted Best Bar/Club to Meet Men/Women for Pika Best of Guam 2014. The ocean view, signature drinks, and beach volleyball court attract people from all over the island. So grab a couple drinks, take a romantic walk on the beach, and meet that special someone!

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Best Auto Repair Best Auto Body Shop

   ! As an authorized dealer for brands like Toyota, Lexus, Chevrolet and Scion, Atkins Kroll has the professional staff that knows the needs of its cars, Marketing and Distribution Director Sammy Sotelo said. It’s the knowledge of the cars which has lead AK to be named Best Auto Body Shop for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Sotelo said AK has the state of the art facilities and the materials to do the best job on its cars. The crew members also take personal pride and ownership on their work. “They make sure the best end product is delivered to the customer,â€? he said. AK is proud of its employees who have earned them the title, he said. For more information call AK at 646-1886.

Best Auto Detailing

   ! With some of the island’s best detailing technicians it’s not a surprise that Atkins Kroll Guam has been named Best Auto Detailing for Pika Best of Guam 2014. “Customers are very happy with our detailing process,â€? Sammy Sotelo, AK’s marketing and distribution director said. With a variety of detailing services to choose from, customers can leave satisfied knowing they got the best package for their needs, he said. The team works hard and without them the title wouldn’t be possible, he said. “We’re very proud of their work,â€? he said. For more information call AK at 646-1886.

 !      Delivering fast and quality auto services at affordable prices is what Ron Silvestre, general manager of One-Stop Auto Care & Tire Outlet, thinks the people of Guam love about his shop and why they voted it Best Auto Repair for Pika Best of Guam 2014.  “I believe people voted for us because when they come to our shop, they sense and see that we are committed to  and work hard in delivering fast, quality auto services they can trust at affordable prices,� he said. The shop has been around for more than 20 years, and the staff has many years of auto servicing experience, he said. “At the same time, we continuously strive to become even better,� he said. And it’s the trust and commitment to service that has built a loyal customer base for the shop, he said.

Best Gas Station

   Michael Hernandez, vice president of marketing and operations for South Pacific Petroleum Corporation, which oversees 76 Circle K, says the selection of products at its gas stations is what makes island residents keep coming back. 76 Circle K Guam was named Best Gas Station for Pika Best of Guam 2014, and Hernandez said the variety of products and the consistency at every gas station is what most customers appreciate. “People know that they will find the same quality of services and products at each store,� he said. These gas stations offer many types of food and drinks like Nathan’s hot dogs and a wide selection of liquors and wines. The gas stations also have fair values for their products, which also help keep customers coming back, he said.


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If you’re looking for a variety of kelaguen, Chesa Guam is the place to go. Voted Best Kelaguen for Pika Best of 2014, Chesa Guam serves beef, shrimp and chicken kelaguen made fresh daily. If it’s in season, it serves fish and octopus kelaguen as well as its most popular offering, hoki clam kelaguen. The coffee shop also is known for its chicken kelaguen wraps, a customer favorite. Owner Kinney Blas said there’s no secret to their kelaguen recipe. “What makes it different is that we make it the traditional way,� Blas said. “We don’t use fillers, and we’re all about making sure you get your money’s worth.�

Whether it is the end of a late night or the beginning of an early morning, King’s serves up new menu items with old favorites, which is why readers voted it Best LateNight Dining for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Whether it is a hankering for criss-cut chili-cheese fries or a traditional pancake and eggs breakfast, “King’s has a little something for everybody,� said Krista Gaza, marketing representative for GSS Group. All that plus round-the-clock customer service is the secret to King’s’ success with the after-hours crowd.

Best Japanese food

    

Few Guam eateries have thrilled the palates of residents and visitors for as long as Joinus Restaurant Keyaki has. Serving traditional Japanese cuisine for the last 40 years makes it a staple in Guam dining. Its blazing teppanyaki grill and use of top quailty seafood and beef makes it Pika’s Best. Look forward to more years of juicy top sirloin steak, grilled spring chicken and a bacon wrapped shrimp at the restaurant located at the Tumon Sands Plaza.

Best Mexican Best Korean Restaurant

     

Sejong Korean Restaurant definitely sets the bar for Korean cuisine on Guam. The restaurant, tucked away behind the Guam Girl Scouts building in Tamuning, makes for a unique dining experience. The traditional Korean interior design has a memorable charm that compliments the exotic Korean dishes that come rolling out of the kitchen on a food-cart. “All of our ingredients are handled with care, our special seasonings and spices carefully applied, and our serving methods are time honored traditions that have proven to be the most effective in bringing out the flavors of our traditional food,� said owner Alex Baik.

   Situated in the heart of HagatĂąa for nearly 20 years, Carmen’s Cha Cha Cha has been serving traditional Mexican cuisine to many who voted it Best Mexican restaurant for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Owner Carmen Leyva has a life-long history with Mexican food. Born and raised in Cuidad Obregon in Sonora, Mexico as the oldest of nine siblings, Leyva worked in her father’s tortilla factory and helped her mother cook for their family at a young age. “It was my mother’s influence where I learned and appreciated the importance of using healthy and fresh ingredients,â€? said Leyva. Leyva said she finds many similarities between Chamorro and Mexican dishes and infuses many local flavors into her traditional dishes.

Best Italian

         When it comes to Capricciosa, everyone has their favorite dishes. For around 23 years, the Italian-food franchise has been serving Guam big-portion dishes made with high-quality ingredients consistent with its international counterparts. “All three locations try to be consistent with quality. We have long-standing recipes and everyone goes through the same training to make sure standards are met. Executive chefs from Japan fly in periodically to ensure quality,� manager Ana Lopez-Santos said.

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 Owner Peter Duenas, known also for his TV show, “Outdoor Chef,â€? said Meskla started as an idea he and his brother Bryan thought up six years ago. Not only did their dream become a reality, Meskla is a popular option for food lovers wanting Chamorro cuisine in a fine-dining setting, which is why it was voted Best Chamorro Food for Pika Best of Guam 2014. “We wanted to bring Chamorro cuisine to the forefront of dining. There are a lot of places that offer local food, but we wanted to take it to the next level and showcase our food on a more upscale level,â€? Duenas said.

Best Buffet

 Just as its name suggests, Taste at the Westin Resort Guam brings different tantalizing flavors together for an impressive buffet that was voted Pika’s best buffet. The restaurant features numerous food stations including an appetizer station, dessert station and hot foods station. Because Taste was designed on an open kitchen concept, you’re not only provided with an all you can eat experience. You’ll get to watch chefs as they create delicious meals you’re sure to enjoy.

Best Burger

 When Pika asked Meskla owner and chef Peter Duenas why Meskla Dos burgers were voted Best Burger for Pika Best of Guam 2014, he said, “Definitely it’s the home-made burger patties made from scratch. We’re very creative with our burgers, like the shrimp burger and the pork belly sandwich. And we put love into everything we make.â€? All of the dishes on the menu were created by Peter, his brother Bryan, and the Meskla Dos team, whose mantra seems to be, “large portion burgers and sandwiches with love.â€? One does not simply bite into a Meskla Dos burger.

Best Chinese

 

    V.I.P. House Chinese Restaurant first opened its doors in 1992 and has continued to wow customers with its consistent quality of food and signature dishes, making it no surprise that it was voted Best Chinese for Pika Best of Guam 2014. “We have customers that still come back after years. Some customers we’ve seen grow up through childhood,â€? said Ken Li of V.I.P. House Chinese Restaurant. Li said the ambience sets the tone for a unique, Chinese dining experience unlike anything else on-island. Classic dishes like the Honey Walnut Shrimp, General Tsao Chicken, and Crispy Fried Noodles continue to satisfy taste buds and give customers a taste of the Far East.

Best Business Lunch

   Ruby Tuesday officially opened its doors in January 2008. The restaurant offers simple American dining prepared and presented to an above-average standard fit for a corporate office meeting. While waiting for your meal, Ruby Tuesday offers refillable garlic cheese biscuits. For appetizers, kitchen manager Jet Lee Camacho recommends the spinach artichoke dip. According to Camacho, “the most-ordered entrĂŠes are the rib-eye steaks and New Orleans seafood.â€? The food is great, but Ruby Tuesday also has the capacity to host groups of up to 40 people along the sides of the restaurant. “The quietest parts of the restaurant are the areas near the restrooms and kitchen. Most business guests request for those parts of the restaurant,â€? said Camacho.


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eties of the pika hot pepper condiment that residents just can’t get enough of. The original DFRNT dinanche is not too spicy, balanced with vegetables and smoothed out with coconut milk. Other formulas beef up on flavors, including Super Garlic aka, “the vampire killerâ€? , Super Kahet —seafoodless version, which turns up the  savory knob, and the Triple XXX for those who need an inferno in their mouths. “We definitely have a loyal fan base, which is quite evident on various forms of media,â€? Datuin says.Look out for a DFRNT shop coming to the HagĂĽtĂąa area very soon. 

cations in Yigo and Barrigada, everyone gets a shot at these warm, sticky morsels.

Best Coffee

  It is no stretch to say that Infusion Coffee & Tea is one of the busiest coffee shops on-island. But what keeps people flocking to any of their four locations around Guam? The baristas at Infusion Coffee & Tea “stay current with national and regional food and drink trends while injecting tropical island flavors into its core coffee and tea offerings,â€? said Joyce Kraus of Archway Inc. It is Infusion Coffee & Tea’s commitment to quality that brought award winning barista Yoshikazu Iwase from Japan to Guam to share his international experience with the locally-owned cafĂŠ. This and more are reasons why it was voted as having the Best Coffee for Pika Best of Guam 2014.

Best Desserts

   When it comes to dessert, Proa Patisserie takes the cake. “Our pastry chefs are really creative when it comes to specialty desserts. We try to provide a presentation that is visually pleasant and delicious,� said owner Chris Bejado. The vast array of decadent desserts guarantee something for everyone. If you don’t have room, make room.

Best Donuts

   Best Denanche

  Guam likes it hot and in the spicy, pika, burn you mouth category of dinanche, there’s just one winner.The culinary team DFRNT produces a few vari-

Open since 1972, Crown Bakery, voted Best Donuts for pika Best of Guam 2014, is known for having “one of the largest selections of baked goods on-island,� said owner Cathy Robinson. The family favorite has, in recent years, began offering their hot donuts from 5-10 a.m. and 4-9 p.m. daily. With two lo-

Best Empanada

  Empanadas are definitely a local favorite with its crisp and savory shell stuffed with that signature orange filling. With empanada being a staple item among other Chamorro goods at Chode Mart, it’s no wonder the mom and pop store was voted Pika’s best empanada. While Chode offers a few kinds of empanada, store manager Sheila San Agustin warns they run out fast. You’ll have to wake up bright and early to catch some empanada at Chode Mart before it’s all wiped out.

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Best Fast-Food Drive-Through

    

er, fish taco, and gyros, of course. The Skinner Plaza-based canteen has been so successful that the duo opened up MoSa’s Joint in Tamuning last year.

Attention to detail, teamwork, customer service, and great employee training are reasons why voters chose Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers’ as having the Best Fast-Food Drive-Through experience for Pika Best of Guam 2014. With four locations on-island, Wendy’s makes sure you leave happy and on time.

Best Fine Dining

 Since 1991, Roy’s has offered residents French discipline fusion cuisine made with local ingredients served in an elegant setting along Tumon Bay, which is why readers voted it Best Fine Dining for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Roy’s Manager Ray Ochavillo said they provide a “friendly atmosphere, where waiters are knowledgeable of the food served and are committed to meeting, and exceeding, expectations.â€? With classic favorites like the Blackened Island Ahi, Misoyaki “Butterfish,â€? and the Chocolate SoufflĂŠ, Ochavillo says “it’s as much in the preparation as it is in the presentation.â€?

Best Food Stand/Truck

 Best Filipino Food

 If you’re looking for authentic Filipino cuisine, check out Ben n Yan’s in Dededo. One of Guam’s most popular Filipino restaurants, Ben n Yan’s is known for its house favorites such as crispy pata,

For a little over three years, MoSa’s HotBox has been feeding the hungry denizens of HagatĂąa. What began as a pipe dream for Monique Genereux and Sara Pleadwell is now a story of success with hopes of expanding across northern and southern Guam. “Monique was going to culinary school at the time, and I had just quit my job. Then, I saw the canteen on the side of the road for sale and we both got really excited and decided to go for it,â€? said Pleadwell. So, what do MoSa’s fans crave? The Bleu Cheeseburg-

Best Ice Cream/ Frozen Yogurt

     Cold Stone Creamery, voted Best Ice Cream/ Frozen Yogurt for Pika Best of Guam 2014, has been helping Guam residents beat the heat for the past 10 years. But, it’s not just their selection of ice cream, sorbet, shakes, smoothies, frozen yogurt and cakes that have long-term customers coming back for more. Cold Stone employees’ literal take on “service with a smileâ€? means customers always enjoy their experience and leave feeling chirpy and, well, sweet. Cold Stone also has over 13 different specialty ice cream cakes, pies, cupcakes, and sandwiches fit for any celebration.

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Th a n k you G u a m for votin g H orse a n d Cow best ch icken w in g s on isla n d ! For anyone who has not had the chance to try our award winning wings don’t be shy to stop by and giv e them a try. We are open Monday though Sunday from 11 am until 2 am with our full menu ready to go, and daily lunch specials everyday of the week. As for our wings, Monday and Thursday from open until close we have the wings on special for just 25 cents a piece (dine in only). Now that football season is back in full gear we are the best place to come watch the game and grab some lunch! Great atmosphere, great food, and great fun. We even open at 10:30 am for the games that start before 11 am. And to throw in a couple other great things about the Horse and Cow we have 3 pool tables, 2 dart boards, golden tee, buck hunter, beer pong tables, a shuffle board, and a mechanical bull! Need a great place to host a fundraiser, birthday, or going away party? We got you covered! Just call us anytime at 646-2692, or find us on facebook at “horseandcowguam”. Located next to Pizza Hut in Tamuning.

Thanks again Guam for the votes and continued support for the Horse and Cow!

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Best of   ty-goers. The restaurant serves a variety of Japanese dishes, like their chicken karaage and fried rice, but is best known for their broad selection of ramen items. The most-ordered item on the menu is the Tonkatsu Ramen, according to kitchen manager Raymond Santos. Fuji Ichiban Ramen is open 24 hours a day at two locations in Tumon.Â

Best Siopao

 

No other name is as synonymous with Siopao on Guam as Joann’s Bakery, which is why it was voted Best Siopao for Pika Best of Guam 2014. For more than 20 years, Joann’s Bakery, named after the owner Remedios Limbaga’s grand-daughter, has been churning out these handheld mealsready-to-eat. Siopao, known also as baozi in its country of origin, China, is a surprisingly popular food item in the Philippines. The siopao served at Joann’s Bakery is a family recipe and specialty. Remedios Limbaga said their first batch of siopao is ready at 4 a.m. daily, and is replenished throughout the day when inventory runs low. From Yigo to Umatac, no trip is too far for Joann’s Bakery’s steamed siopao.

Best Ramen

  For around 17 years, Fuji Ichiban Ramen has catered to both families and party-goers, many who agree they serve Guam’s best ramen. So what keeps Guam residents coming back to Fuji Ichiban Ramen? Kitchen manager Raymond Santos said, “it’s the combination of the quality of the food and the affordable prices.â€? According to Santos, the most-ordered dish is the Tonkatsu Ramen. Even after-hours, the restaurant can get so busy that many times they are forced to turn customers away. Fuji Ichiban Ramen is open 24 hours a day at two locations in Tumon. If you can get a seat, you can enjoy Guam’s best ramen.

Best Restaurant for a Romantic Dinner



Voted Best Restaurant for a Romantic Dinner, Roy’s has been the choice locale of prospective grooms planning to “pop the questionâ€? since 1991. The dimmed lights and view of Tumon Bay set the mood for an elegant, romantic dining experience with your beau or belle. But, it’s not just the ambience that keeps couples coming back to celebrate anniversaries. With classic favorites like the Blackened Island Ahi, Misoyaki “Butterfish,â€? and the Chocolate SoufflĂŠ, the answer is always “yes.â€?

Best Pizza



Best Soup

  Pika fans voted Fuji Ichiban Ramen for the Best Soup category. For around 17 years, Fuji Ichiban Ramen has catered to both families and late night par-

Whether you like your crust stuffed, hand tossed, thin or pan, Pizza Hut’s got it covered. From the delicious sauce and tasty toppings to the melted cheese that covers each slice, Pizza Hut’s signature dish doesn’t disappoint, which is why it was voted Best Pizza for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Looking for a little more to go with your pizza? Pizza Hut also offers other sides including wings, bread sticks, pastas and so much more.


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Best of Food Nakashima, Rotary Sushi proves that with age comes excellence. Rotary Sushi hires chefs from Japan to deliver an authentic, world-class sushi experience that cannot be matched on-island. In addition to the wide variety of readily available sushi dishes are Rotary Sushi’s selection of specialty sushi, like the Dynamite, Lanya, and Squash rolls, as well as special dishes that can be made upon request. Rotary Sushi is open every night from 5:3011p.m. The 35-person capacity sushi bar is usually alive with colorful characters who have come together to enjoy Guam’s best sushi.

Best Steak

Delmonico Kitchen & Bar Delmonico Kitchen & Bar opened in 2010 and quickly became a hit. Known for its creative take on burgers and steaks cut straight from the slab, it’s no wonder it was voted Best Steak for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Manager Ace Alisasis said, “We try to bring out the quality of the beef by not doing too much to it. We let the meat speak for itself.” Delmonico may practice simplicity, but the 13 delicious flavors created by Chef Eddie Chien will have taste buds thinking otherwise. All this for “prices that aren’t too heavy,” Alisasis said.

nese dishes like beef and broccoli, honey walnut shrimp, and kung-pao chicken. The restaurant also offers small and large trays for parties and other occasions.

Best Thai Food

Ban Thai For 14 years, Ban Thai has cooked up mouth-watering Thai classics like panang curry, tom yum goong, papaya salad, and pineapple fried rice. Ban Thai also has a selection of unique menu items, like their satay and the ever popular stuffed chicken wings. Thai tea is expected to be on the menu at any Thai restaurant, but Ban Thai pushes the envelope. The restaurant brews their own tea, which Manager John Trinidad said, “takes a lot of time to make.” The authentic Thai food and atmosphere are the work of owner Waen Trombetta, known to her staff as “Mama Lek.” “After 14 years, Mama Lek still enjoys cooking in the back,” said Trinidad.

Best Vietnamese Food

Hoa Mai Best Sushi

Rotary Sushi Voted Best Sushi for Pika Best of Guam 2014, Rotary Sushi is touted as being Guam’s first kaitenzushi establishment. Opened in 1988 by Eiji

With four locations around Guam, Hoa Mai Vietnamese Restaurant has served some of the finest Vietnamese cuisine on-island. Hoa Mai Vietnamese Restaurant serves 13 different Vietnamese fried noodle and soup dishes. For appetizer, the restaurant serves their customer favorite fresh and fried lumpia. Hoa Mai Vietnamese Restaurant also serves Chi-

Best Wings

Horse & Cow Bar & Grill Horse & Cow Bar & Grill serves its chicken wings in a variety of ways. If you like your wings soaking, you can try wings covered in their numerous wet sauces such as terriyaki, wet ranch or its hottest flavor, dead or alive, better known as “DOA.” If a dry rub is more your thing, Horse & Cow’s got that covered too with flavors such as Carribean Jerk and lemon pepper. If you’re looking for a bargain, Horse & Cow’s wings are 25-cents every Monday and Thursday. It’s no wonder Horse & Cow was voted Best Wings for Pika Best of Guam 2014.


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a hit with Guam residents with their fusion of Jamaican spices and flavors combined with Chamorro cuisine. “It just seemed kind of natural. Jamaican and Chamorro food just seemed really similar,� said Murphy. The secret to serious barbecue, according to Murphy, is the slow cooking of beef ribs and chicken at a low heat. The rest is in the sauce.

Best Bakery

 Crown Bakery has been family owned by Delbert Swegler, a Polish immigrant, and Polish baker, Albert Malinowsky since it was opened in 1972. Known for having a wide variety of baked goods which include: pastries, cakes, hot donuts, and even siopao, it is no wonder Crown Bakery was voted Best Bakery for Pika Best of Guam 2014. It is not uncommon to see a line of customers stretching from the register to the door. “The local community is the reason we’ve continued to grow. We don’t rely on tourism. We’re very blessed to be able to serve our community,â€? said owner Cathy Robinson.

Best Pickled Items



Best Breakfast

   From its most popular dishes—Chamorro benedict and Kahlua french toast—to other favorites such as the kim chee fried rice, Pika’s Cafe doesn’t mess around when it comes to the first meal of the day. It’s no wonder the restaurant was voted Best Breakfast for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Locally owned, Pika’s Cafe supports other local businesses and farms while putting a local twist on traditional and classic American dishes, according to Lenny Fejeran, the restaurant’s owner. Only open for breakfast and lunch Monday through Saturday, the menu at Pika’s Cafe definitely gives you a reason to start your day early.

Best Family Restaurant

Best BBQ

 When it comes to Jamaican barbecue, and barbecue in general, no other local restaurant has become a household name like Jamaican Grill, which is why readers voted it Best BBQ. Founded in 1994 by then Leo Palace chefs Frank Kenney and Tim Murphy, Jamaican Grill has become

      Large portions and child-friendly service and setting are what lead to Capricciosa Ristorante Italiano being voted Pika Best of Guam’s Best Family Restaurant. Every Tuesday, at Capricciosa, “kids eat free with the purchase of an entrĂŠe,â€? said Manager Ana Lopez-Santos. With so many options to choose from, even the pickiest palates will have something made just for them.

There’s one iconic place that comes to mind when people think of Guamanian snacks, including pickled goods. From daigo to papaya, Chode Mart has it covered, earning it the title of best pickled items on Guam. The perfect combination of sour meets salty, Chode Mart’s pickled goods keeps you mouthwatering for more. According to store manager Sheila San Agustin, the deliciousness comes from their special recipe. “It’s a secret,

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Best of Entertainment a delicious food menu and amazing drinks, The Beach definitely sets itself a part.

Best Happy Hour

Abandon Ship

has a 49 person capacity, two private karaoke rooms, and one pool room. “We try to do our best for every customer that walks through our door. When you come in here, you are family,” said owner Willy Lee. The bar has a small, cozy feeling that is complimented by the friendly staff and management. Everyone is invited to sing their hearts out and shine like stars at Raku Karaoke.

If happy hour is your favorite time of the day, Abandon Ship is the place for you. Located in the middle of the Tumon strip, Abandon Ship was voted as Pika’s best happy hour with its buy one get one free drink special from 5 to 8 p.m. Throw in the bar’s unique nautical theme, its infamous walk the plank challenge and live music all week long and other great drink specials and there’s no doubt you’ll want to jump aboard the Abandon Ship!

chee mojitos were the result of exploration and innovation with local flavors and ingredients. Lounge or dance the night away at Drop and ask for unique classics like their Pickled Papaya Martini or any of their mojito flavors tonight!

Best Margarita

Carmen’s Cha Cha Cha

Best Local Band

RockBottom What started with a bunch of guys getting together for barbecues and to play music has turned into the band RockBottom, which was voted Best Local Band for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Started in 2007, RockBottom plays everything from rock and reggae to oldies, mixing up their musical styles. While the band has changed its members throughout the years, RockBottom is still going strong. The band plans to record some of its original songs in the near future. You can catch RockBottom every Tuesday and Friday at Abandon Ship and on Saturdays at Beach Bar. For more information on RockBottom, email RockBottom671@yahoo.com

Rooted in Hagatña since 1995, Carmen’s Cha Cha Cha, voted Best Margarita for Pika Best of Guam 2014, is known for more than just the best Mexican food on-island. The bustling restaurant is known also for its assortment of signature margaritas, all with very distinct flavors, which fuse inspiration from local flavors into this traditional Mexican beverage. “Naturally, it was important for me to create different margaritas, like our signature Calamansi Margarita, with the hope that our customers leave the restaurant knowing that while they enjoy our margaritas, they’re on this beautiful island paradise in the Western Pacific,” said Leyva.

Best Cocktail

Drop While Drop is a smaller club in Tumon, it definitely goes big when it comes to cocktails. Known for its fresh cocktail mixes and its impressive Shochu selection, Drop offers what it describes as “mixological adventures” with classic favorites and ultra-modern blends unique to the night club.Not sure what to try at Drop? How about one of their most popular cocktails such as the Oolong Hai. With its impressive menu, it’s no suprise Drop was voted as Pika’s best cocktail.

Best DJ

Ronnie Perez It’s been 13 years since Ronnie Perez first hit the airwaves as a DJ on the radio. It’s been even longer since he got into mixing records. The longtime experience paired with his passion lead the people of Guam to vote Perez as Best DJ for Pika Best of Guam 2014. Aside from his radio gigs, Perez also is focusing on his work with Anonymous Entertainment and 6AM Group, the hosts of some of Guam’s biggest night life events. “When I saw (DJ-ing) in action, I immediately knew that’s what I wanted to do,” Perez said. “I wanted to match beats and records and have fun playing music.”

Best Karaoke

Raku Karaoke Karaoke pros have spoken and the winner is Raku Karaoke. Opened in 2006 and recently brought under new management, Raku Karaoke

Best Dance Club Best Mojito

Drop Best Bar

The Beach Located on Gun Beach, The Beach bar and grill has a perfect view of Tumon, making it a popular spot to come and relax while watching the sunset. But that isn’t the only reason The Beach was voted Pika’s best bar. The bar and grill’s open air atmosphere sets the mood for any night, giving everyone the chance to enjoy a drink or two while hanging out under the open sky. With nightly entertainment,

Aside from being the home of Electronic Dance Music (EDM) on Guam, Drop has made a name for itself for its exotic, unique mixed drinks, namely its Mojito. “From the beginning, Drop was also about having the best drinks on-island,” said owner CJ Urquico. It began with international bartender Kelly Wu, who Urquico said “upped the level of the drinks.” Now, resident bartender Jun Tender continues to push the envelope by introducing new flavors to their drink lineup. Drop’s unique and popular mojitos like the Calamansi, and the Blueberry Ly-

The W Pub With over the top lighting, an LED screen, a towering DJ booth and lasers, it’s no wonder The W Pub was deemed as the place to go to dance the night way. Voted as Pika’s best dance club, The W Pub located in the Blue Lagoon Plaa is known for playing Top 40 music. Not only does the night club feature a high energy atmosphere, the great music will keep you up and out of your seat all night. If you’re heading to The W Pub, don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes!


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