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18th Annual Best of La Jolla  | La Jolla’s Original Readers Poll


Congratulations to all the Winners…and thanks to the Readers who voted them in! The wait is over! The results are in! Here is how La Jolla Light readers voted in our 18th annual online favorites poll. Many of the “incumbents” are back, but there are a few new faces, too. This guide showcases the businesses, restaurants and people whose excellent efforts make The Jewel one of the most wonderful places on the

planet in which to live, work and play. Your support and patronage will help them keep up their great work! Susan DeMaggio, Editor

BEST OF LA JOLLA 2016 WINNERS ACCOUNTANT

#1 Thomas E. Huckabee, CPA Inc. #2 Russell E. Ingledew, CPA Inc. #3 Cowen Robert, CPA

alternative medicine

#1 Guarneri Integrative Health/ Pacific Pearl La Jolla #2 Koi Wellness Center #3 La Jolla Wellness Studio

American Food #1 The Spot #2 Harry’s Coffee Shop #3 Cody’s

Antiques

#1 Ark Antiques #2 Girard Avenue Collection #3 The Faded Awning

Architect

#1 Trip Bennett AIA #2 Du Charme Architecture #3 IS Architecture

Art Gallery

#1 Contemporary Fine Art #2 Monarch Gallery #3 Quint Gallery

Attorney

#1 Joseph Sammartino #2 Richard Wildman #3 Jon Hangartner

Automotive Repair/ Service #1 Family Auto Repair #2 German Motors and Imports #3 Colonial Garage

Bakery

#1 Brick & Bell #2 Sugar and Scribe #3 Michele Coulon Dessertier

Bank

#1 US Bank #2 Wells Fargo #3 Union Bank

Boutique Fitness Studio #1 Sparkcycle #2 Orangetheory Fitness #3 Barre 59

Breakfast

#1 Harry’s Coffee Shop #2 The Cottage #3 Brockton Villa

Brunch

#1 Brockton Villa #2 La Valencia Hotel #3 Nine-Ten

Burger

#1 Burger Lounge #2 Public House #3 Smashburger

Café

Eyewear/ Sunglasses

#1 Brick & Bell #2 Mission Coffee Cup #3 Museum Café

#1 La Valencia #2 The Lodge at Torrey Pines #3 Empress Hotel

#1 Dr. Trainer #2 Shade Shack #3 Eye Structure

Catering

Family Restaurant

#1 French Gourmet #2 Giuseppe #3 Girard Gourmet

#1 Beaumont’s #2 Cody’s Tie 2nd #2 Piatti Tie 2nd #2 The Cottage Tie 2nd #3 Bernini’s Bistro

Chinese

#1 Mandarin House #2 China Chef

Chiropractic Clinic #1 Active Rest Chiropractic #2 Dr. Trevor Robertson #3 Linea Chiropractic Center

Coffee Shop

#1 Brick & Bell #2 Bird Rock Coffee Roasters #3 Pannikin

Contractor/Home Remodeling #1 GDC Construction #2 Murfey Construction #3 Grunow Construction #1 Dick’s Liquor #2 La Jolla Liquor & Deli #3 Wine Time

Cosmetic Surgeon #1 Dr. William Groff #2 Dr. Mitchel Goldman #3 Dr. Stephen M. Krant

Fashion accessories #1 Lola #2 Rangoni Shoes #3 Robina

Financial Planner #1 David Price #2 Brian Zimmerman #3 Scott Ashline

#1 Warwick’s #2 Hi Sweetheart #3 Francesca’s

#1 Ooh La La #2 Dance to Evolve #3 Tap Fever Studios

Hair Salon

Day Spa

#1 The Lodge at Torrey Pines #2 Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa #3 Massage Envy

Dentist

#1 Dr. Joseph D’Angelo / Dr. Ashley Olson, La Jolla Dentistry #2 Dr. Alicia Kennedy #3 Dr. Paul Dougherty

#1 Cristina Q #2 Belle Siréne Salon #3 Alessandro

Happy Hour Location

#1 Beaumont’s Tie 1st #1 Eddie V’s Tie 1st #2 La Jolla Brewing Company #3 Whisknladle

Health Club

Dermatologist #1 Dr. William Groff #2 Dr. Mitchel Goldman #3 Dr. Susan Stuart

#1 La Jolla Sports Club #1 Shepherd YMCA Firehouse #2 24 Hour Fitness #3 High Voltage

Dessert

Healthy dining

#1 Michele Coulon Dessertier #2 Sugar and Scribe #3 The French Gourmet #1 Margaret’s #2 Lele’s #3 Ogden’s One Hour Cleaners

#1 Beaming #2 Trilogy Sanctuary #3 Lean & Green Cafe

Home Electronics

#1 Modern Home Systems #2 MasterCraft Home Entertainment #3 Alma Audio

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Mexican Food #1 Puesto #2 Ortega’s #3 Verde Ranchero

Mortgage Banker

Insurance Agent

New Restaurant

#1 Jawad Bisharat (Allstate) #2 Tareq Purmul (Farmers Insurance)

#1 Cafe Milano #2 Piatti #3 Osteria Romantica

Jewelry

FURNITURE/ HOME FURNISHINGS

#1 A Better Deal Tuxedos & Suits #2 Ascot Shop #3 Brooks Brothers

#1 Tracy Trudeau #2 Dawn DuCharme #3 Janice Sedloff

Italian Restaurant

#1 French Gourmet #2 Tapenade/Bistro Du Marché #3 Le Petit Bistrot

Men’s Formal Wear

#1 La Jolla Nurses Homecare #2 La Jolla Casa Pacifica #3 Home Care of La Jolla

#1 Esteban Interiors #2 Ross Thiele & Sons #3 Jill Champion

#1 Adelaide’s #2 Bridget’s Blooms #3 Bloomers

Gift Shop

Dance Studio

#1 The Maids #2 Rene’s of La Jolla #3 Merry Maids

interior designer

Florist

#1 Faded Awning #2 My Own Space #3 Nativa

Housekeeping

In-Home Care/ Senior Assistance

French

Convenience store

Dry Cleaner

Hotel

#1 Bower’s Jewelers #2 Jewels by the Sea #3 Prospect Jewelers

Juice Bar

#1 Juice Crafters #2 Juice Kaboose #3 Beaming

landscape/ gardener

#1 Duke’s La Jolla Tie 1st #1 Le Petit Bistrot Tie 1st #2 On Girard Marketplace #3 Acquavite Cucina Italiana

Outdoor Restaurant #1 George’s at the Cove #2 Piatti #3 Cody’s

Pastry

#1 Brick & Bell #2 Sugar and Scribe Bakery #3 The French Gourmet

Pilates Studio

#1 Marla Bingham Studio #2 Pilates Plus #3 Pilates of La Jolla

Pizza

#1 Pizza on Pearl #2 Carino’s #3 Bernini’s Bistro

plumber

#1 Torrey Pines Landscape #2 Eco Minded Solutions #3 Todd Fry Landscape Architects

#1 Anderson Plumbing Heating and Air #2 Al’s Plumbing #3 ASI Hastings

Linens & Bedding

preschool

#1 Martha Smith Linens #2 Everett Stunz #3 The Faded Awning

Lunch

#1 Girard Gourmet #2 El Pescador #3 The Cottage

Margarita

#1 Puesto #2 Su Casa #3 George’s at the Cove

Mediterranean #1 Marketplace Grille #2 Piatti #3 The MED

Men’s Apparel #1 Ascot Shop #2 Tommy Bahama #3 Ralph Lauren

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#1 The Gillispie School #2 La Jolla Presbyterian Church Preschool #3 La Jolla United Methodist Church Nursery School

Private School #1 The Gillispie School #2 The Bishop’s School #3 La Jolla Country Day

resale shop

#1 My Sister’s Closet #2 Goodwill #3 Play it Again Sports

Sandwich

#1 Girard Gourmet #2 Jersey Mike’s #3 El Pescador

Seafood

#1 El Pescador #2 Eddie V’s #3 Marine Room

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Senior Living

#1 La Jolla Casa Pacifica #2 Casa de Manana #3 White Sands

Steak

#1 Eddie V’s #2 Donovan’s #3 Truluck’s

surf shop

#1 Mitch’s Surf Shop #2 Bird Rock Surf #3 Surf Diva

Sushi

#1 Sushi on the Rock II #2 Sushi Mori #3 James Place

Taco

#1 The Taco Stand #2 Puesto #3 Galaxy Taco Tie 3rd #3 Wahoo’s Tie 3rd

Takeout

#1 Pizza on Pearl #2 Burger Lounge #3 Girard Gourmet

Thai Restaurant #1 Spice & Rice #2 Aroi Thai #3 Chedi Thai

Trainer

#1 Paul Fishman - Sparkcycle and Pilates Plus #2 Billy Borja Orange Theory Fitness #3 Catherine CoxSharpe Fitness

Travel Agency #1 Cadence Travel #2 Chayet Travel #3 Worldview Travel

Veterinary Hospital

#1 La Jolla Veterinary Hospital #2 Windansea Veterinary Clinic #3 Village Veterinary Hospital (formally Animal Hospital of La Jolla)

Wine Bar

#1 We Olive #2 LJ Crafted Wines #3 Truluck’s

Women’s Boutique #1 Lola #2 La Donna #3 Robina

Yoga

#1 Buddhi Yoga #2 Kundalini Windansea #3 Prana Yoga Center


Grazie La Jolla for Voting us Best Italian Restaurant! RISTORANTE

Lunch & Dinner Daily Mon-Fri 11:30am-10pm Sat 2pm-10pm • Sun 2pm-9pm

711 Pearl Street · 858.454.3806 · www.cafemilanolajolla.com

THANK YOU

La Jolla for voting us

Best Seafood

16 years in a row!

634 Pearl Street • 858.456.CLAM (2526) • Open 7 Days www.elpescadorfishmarket.com

#1 Coffee House #1 Cafe #1 Bakery #1 Pastry Best Customers Ever! Thank you

La Jolla’s Meeting Spot

In the Shores: 2216 Avenida de la Playa | In the Village: 928 Silverado St.

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BEST FAMILY RESTAURANT BEST SANDWICH BEAUMONT’S

GIRARD GOURMET

We are very honored to have been voted Best Family Restaurant. We are grateful for the continual support from friends, family and our community.

Thank you for your support and trust for 29 years. We look forward to serving you the freshest and best food for years to come.

2 3 Bernini’s Bistro BEST BURGER

2 3 El Pescador BEST MEXICAN

BURGER LOUNGE

PUESTO

Cody’s • Piatti The Cottage

Jersey Mike’s

We are eternally grateful and humbled at the way the people of La Jolla have embraced Burger Lounge. As our original location, we couldn’t be more proud to call La Jolla our home. Thank you to all of our wonderful guests who have made La Jolla Burger Lounge part of the community for the past 9 years. La Jolla is a special place. Thank you.

Public House

Gracias La Jolla locals! Your 92037 ID gets you one free Al Pastor Taco on October 2, 2016.

2 3 Smashburger Best of La Jolla 2016

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2 3 Verde Ranchero

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Thank You

La Jolla!

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VOTED BEST FRENCH, BEST CATERING, and one of the BEST DESSERTS

Mon-Sat 7am-8pm Sun 7am-7pm Call for Pick-up

"From Our Garden to Your Plate, Eat Fresh & Feel Great" Breakfast · Lunch · Dinner · Custom Cookies

Organic Salads & Soups | Delicious Cakes & Pies Full Service Catering | Easy Take-out

(858) 488-1725 · www.TheFrenchGourmet.com Breakfast & Lunch Daily 8am - 3pm · Dinner Tues. - Sun. 4pm - Close 960 Turquoise Street · San Diego, CA 92109

7837 Girard Avenue • 858.454.3325 www.girardgourmet.com

$27.95 3-Course Prix Fixe Dinner Menu Served after 4pm Tuesday – Sunday

Thank You La Jolla for Voting us Best Brunch and one of the Best Breakfasts!

THANK YOU LA JOLLA

for voting us again Best Family Restaurant and Best Happy Hour!

1235 Coast B Blvd., lvd L La a JJolla olla | 8 858-454-7393 5 www.brocktonvilla.com Best of La Jolla 2016

5662 La Jolla Blvd Blvd. | 858 858.459.0474 459 0474 www.beaumontseatery.com PAGE 5

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BEST FRENCH

BEST BRUNCH

FRENCH GOURMET

BROCKTON VILLA

Thank you for voting for us! Even as culinary trends come and go, we are so lucky to still be a local favorite after all these years!

We are very honored to have been voted Best Brunch! We are grateful for the continual support from friends, family and our community.

La Valencia Hotel 2 3 Le Petit Bistrot 2 3 Nine-Ten BEST SEAFOOD BEST CAFÉ Tapenade/Bistro Du Marché

EL PESCADOR

Thank you to the La Jolla community for making El Pescador a local tradition for over 35 years.

Eddie V’s

BRICK & BELL

We are so proud to be part of The Village.

2 3 Marine Room Best of La Jolla 2016

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2 3 Museum Café

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BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT BEST JUICE BAR CAFE MILANO

JUICE crafters

Grazie La Jolla for voting us best Italian restaurant in La Jolla!

Thank you for your votes. We are happy to be contributing to a healthier community!

BEST FLORIST

2 3 Beaming BEST DRY CLEANERS

Adelaide’s

MARGARET’S

Piatti

2 3 Osteria Romantica

Adelaide’s is proud again to be Best Florist! Thank you to our customers who are the best we could ask for! We are filled with gratitude for you!

Bridget’s Blooms

Juice Kaboose

The Horst Family and employees appreciate all our loyal La Jolla customers & friends! Thank you again! L to R: Seated: Barbara & John. Standing: Jan, Scott, Chuck, Fritz & Robin.

2 3 Bloomers Best of La Jolla 2016

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2 3 Ogden’s One Hour Cleaners

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Thank you La Jolla Light readers for voting for us. We love you, too!

Dr. Joseph D'Angelo & Dr. Ashley Olson

Honored to be serving the La Jolla community for more than 25 years. Cheers!

Thank you for voting us Best Dentists and for your support over the past 25 years.

Voted TOP 3: Best Outdoor Restaurant Best Mediterranean Best Italian Best Family Restaurant

2182 Avenida De La Playa 858.454.1589 | www.piatti.com

1111 Torrey Pines Road | (858) 459-6224 | www.joethedentist.com joethede hedentist.com dentist.com

L a J o l l a ’s

NUMBER ONE & NUMBER TWO COSMETIC SURGEON & DERMATOLOGIST

"I want to thank every patient who voted me for Best Cosmetic Surgeon and Best Dermatologist. Your support means so much and inspires me to continue improving and providing the latest and best cosmetic treatments available." -Dr. Groff

"Our patients are the reason we do everything that we do. Our research provides the most effective and innovative treatments, and our 45+ lasers allow us to customize treatments for patients' needs. We are so proud to have been voted Best Cosmetic Surgery Practice and we thank you all.� -Dr. Goldman

Thank you to everyone who voted for Cosmetic Laser Dermatology and congratulations to Dr. William F. Groff and Dr. Mitchel P. Goldman on being voted the number one and number two Cosmetic Surgeon and Dermatologist, respectively, by La Jolla Light readers!

CLDerm.com Best of La Jolla 2016

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BEST HEALTH CLUB

BEST MORTGAGE BROKER

la jolla SPORTS CLUB

TRACY TRUDEAU • Direct mortgage lender skyline home loans

Thank you La Jolla for all of your love and support! We are honored to live in such a wonderful community.

Thank you La Jolla for your continued trust in me for all your mortgage lending needs.

2 3 BEST CONTRACTOR

2 3 Janice Sedloff BEST DENTIST

GDC

Dr. joseph d’angelo / dr. ashley olson la jolla dentistry

24 Hour Fitness

Dawn DuCharme with Union Bank

High Voltage

GDC Construction is honored to have been voted #1 La Jolla builder by our community. Thank You! – Pancho Dewhurst

Murfey Construction

We are honored to be selected Best Dentists. Thank you La Jolla, for putting your trust in us and for this fabulous compliment!

2 3 Grunow Construction Best of La Jolla 2016

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Dr. Alicia Kennedy

2 3 Dr. Paul Dougherty

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Gratitude

in the language of flowers the bellflower stands for

7766 Girard Avenue | La Jolla | 858.454.0146 | adelaides.com

A

Adelaide’s

LA JOLLA

Thank You La Jolla for voting us “Best Florist” Year after Year!

Voted Best Jewelry Store In La Jolla The Staff of Bowers Jewelers thanks you for your continued support. • Larry & Sheila Combe • Nancy Gonzalez Manero • Christopher Janke • Martha Sanchez • Joel Studer • Rita Schipper • Bo Petersen • Brenda Richardson • Mary Anne Burchfiel • Michael Hopkins • Skip & Bella • Nadia Shteynberg

Thank you La Jolla for voting us one of the best 4 years in a row!

71 YEARS

Bowers Jewelers

Since 1945 · La Jolla’s Oldest Family Owned and Operated

(858) 459-3678 • 7860 Girard Avenue • La Jolla, CA 92037

Serving the real estate lending needs of the La Jolla community for over 8 years.

Is your current loan still working well for you? Give Tracy a call to find out. Voted #1 Lender in La Jolla 4 Years in a Row!

TRACY TRUDEAU

Copyright © 2016 Skyline Financial Corp. dba Rancho Financial and Skyline Home Loans, Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) Company ID # 12072, Licensed by the Department of Business Oversight under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act File No: 4130296. Refer to www.skylinehomeloans.com to see where Skyline Financial Corp. is a licensed lender.

DIRECT MORTGAGE LENDER

858.216.4385

NMLS# 277768 | CORP# 12072 7755 Fay Avenue | Suite A | LA JOLLA | CALIFORNIA | 92037

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BEST LINENS & BEDDING

BEST IN HOME CARE

MARTHA SMITH LINENS

LA JOLLA NURSES HOMECARE

Thank you for voting us Best Linens & Bedding! We will continue to provide the finest products and service to our customers.

Thank you La Jolla for voting us BEST home care agency. We care for you!

Everett Stunz 2 3 The Faded Awning 2 3 Home Care of La Jolla BEST CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC BEST PILATES STUDIO La Jolla Casa Pacifica

ACTIVE REST CHIROPRACTIC

Thank you for voting us Best Chiropractic Clinic! We are honored to help the La Jolla community regain and maintain ideal health.

Dr. Trevor Robertson

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MARLA BINGHAM STUDIO We are humbled and honored to be voted the Best Pilates Studio in La Jolla by our dedicated and loyal clientele! Thank you.

Linea Chiropractic Center

Best of La Jolla 2016

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2 3 Pilates of La Jolla

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Thank You La Jolla For Voting us Best!

We are proud to serve this community and are grateful for the dedication of our employees.

A BETTER DEAL TUXEDOS & SUITS

Sales and Rentals - Same Day Service

858.551.6044

369 Bird Rock Ave. @ La Jolla Blvd. www.abdtuxedo.com

Margaret’s is Honored to Be Selected

Best Dry Cleaners 2016

Thank You La Jolla

by La Jolla Light Readers!

for voting us #1 Pilates Studio!

Thank You, La Jolla!

858-454-1244

— The Horst Family & Our Team of Over 120 Dedicated Employees

7590 Fay Avenue #306 www.binghampilates.com

southern california ’ s greenest cleaner

CRISTINA Q THE SALON

L A J O L L A’ S N U M B E R 1 S A L O N !

Beauty Line

exclusively at

CRISTINA Q THE SALON

7741 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

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BEST FORMAL WEAR

BEST BOUTIQUE FITNESS

A BETTER DEal TUXEDOS & SUITS

SPARKCYCLE

Thank you La Jolla for voting us best! We are proud to serve this community and are grateful for the dedication of our employees.

Thank you for voting us Best Boutique Fitness Studio for the second year in a row!”

Orangetheory Fitness 2 3 Brooks Brothers 2 3 Barre 59 BEST CONVENIENCE STORE BEST DERMATOLOGIST Ascot Shop

dick’s liquor

DR. WILLIAM GROFF

Thank you La Jolla for voting Dick’s the best!

La Jolla Liquor & Deli

2 3 Wine Time Best of La Jolla 2016

Thank you to everyone who voted for Cosmetic Laser Dermatology and congratulations to Dr. William F. Groff on being voted the number one Dermatologist, by La Jolla Light readers!

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2 3 Dr. Susan Stuart

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GDC CONSTRUCTION

N O 1 CONTRACTOR

gdcconstruction.com

858-551-5222

1031 Silverado St, La Jolla, CA 92037

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License No. 386352


BEST VETERINARY HOSP. BEST ARCHITECT LA JOLLA VETERINARY HOSPITAL

TRIP BENNET AIA

2 3 BEST ATTORNEY

2 3 IS Architecture BEST WOMEN’S BOUTIQUE

JOSEPH SAMMARTINO

LOLA

Thank you La Jolla for voting us the BEST veterinary hospital in La Jolla

Windansea Veterinary Clinic

Thank you La Jolla! We are honored to be voted Best Architect. We are proud to serve this community and its residents in preserving its heritage and crafting new loved places.

Village Veterinary Hospital

Du Charme Architecture

(Formerly Animal Hospital of La Jolla)

Thank you for voting us best Attorney in La Jolla! Photo by Julia Larson Saperstein

Richard Wildman

Thank you for voting us ‘Best Of’ in two categories this year – La Jolla, we absolutely couldn’t have done it without you!

2 3 Jon Hangartner Best of La Jolla 2016

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2 3 Robina

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Thank You La JoLLa!

Guarneri Integrative Health, Inc. Pacific Pearl La Jolla

We are honored to be voted

Voted Best of La Jolla 2016!

Best ARcHitect

World-renowned Cardiologist Mimi Guarneri MD, FACC, ABIHM Leads her Team of Experts in Conventional, Integrative & Natural Medicine Check our website for our transformative health & healing:

www.PacificPearlLaJolla.com

858-459-6919 | 6919 La Jolla Blvd. La Jolla, CA 92037

THANK YOU LA JOLLA FOR VOTING US

BEST LINENS & BEDDING!

Bennett + AssociAtes A r c h i t e c t u r e - P r e s e r vAt i o n - i n t e r i o r D e s i g n

7717 Fay Avenue · La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 459-8642 · www.marthasmithfinelinens.com

7 7 5 5 FAY Av e n u e , s u i t e c , L A J o L L A , c A 9 2 0 3 7 teL : (858) 454-4555 W e B : W W W. B A L A J o L L A . c o M

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US BEST ATTORNEY LA JOLLA! THE SAMMARTINO LAW GROUP is committed to providing the highest level of excellence in legal services and protecting the rights and interests of our clients. Through aggressive, effective, and efficient legal work, our

Celebrating Dawn

law firm consistently achieves successful outcomes and favorable results for our clients.

We’re proud to have Dawn DuCharme on our team and to recognize her commitment and contribution to the La Jolla community. We congratulate Dawn as a winner in the Mortgage Banker category in the 2016 La Jolla Light Reader’s Choice Poll.

Business • Litigation • Mediation

unionbank.com Learn more from: Dawn DuCharme Vice President & Mortgage Consultant (858) 551-5357 dawn.ducharme@unionbank.com NMLS ID #643189

7777 Girard Avenue, Suite 105 | La Jolla, California 92037 Tel: (858) 859-1789 | Fax: (858) 777-3509 Info@SammartinoLaw.com

©2016 MUFG Union Bank, N.A. All rights reserved. Member FDIC. Union Bank is a registered trademark and brand name of MUFG Union Bank, N.A.

photo by Julia Larson Saperstein

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BEST HAIR SALON

BEST HOME ELECTRONICS

CRISTINA Q

MODERN HOME SYSTEMS

We are honored to have been voted number one Salon two years in a row. Thank you La Jolla.

2 3 BEST PLUMBER Belle Siréne Salon

Thank you, from the team here at Modern Home Systems. We are honored by the recognition of the La Jolla Community.

2 3 Alma Audio BEST PRESCHOOL MasterCraft Home Entertainment

Alessandro

ANDERSON PLUMBING HEATING AND AIR

Thank you La Jolla! So proud to provide our plumbing, drains, heating and air services since 1978! Nobody wows us like La Jolla!

Al’s Plumbing

2 3

ASI Hastings

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THE GILLISPIE SCHOOL

Thank you, La Jolla, for naming The Gillispie School Best Preschool!

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La Jolla United Methodist Church Nursery School


Thank you for voting

Dick’s Liquor Best Convenience Store in La Jolla!

737 Pearl Street – 858-459-3889

We Deliver with postmates.com & doordash.com

Thank you for voting us first place winner for BEST CHIROPRACTOR in La Jolla 2016! Free Initial Consultation for all new patients. Let Active Rest Chiropractic put you on a path toward relief and healing. Dr. Collan Koeppen, D.C. specializes in upper cervical care, using a gentle manual adjustment to the vertebrae of the neck and spine without any cracking or popping.

Dr. Collan Koeppen, D.C.

Experience for yourself why Active Rest Chiropractic is voted “The Best”. We also offer massage services by A.R.T. specialists and accept auto/ bodily injury cases.

Schedule an appointment online at www.ActiveRestChiropractic.com or call 858-736-4056. Located in the Gaines Building on Fay Avenue 7590 Fay Avenue, Suite 504 · La Jolla, CA 92037 · Open Mon.-Sat.

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BEST SENIOR LIVING

BEST YOGA

LA JOLLA CASA PACIFICA

BUDDHI YOGA

Thank you La Jolla for voting us best senior living facility and one of the best in home care and senior assistance providers.

Thank you for voting us Best Yoga Studio two years in a row! We appreciate our amazing community of students and teachers. We will continue bringing you the best classes in town!

Kundalini Windansea 2 3 White Sands 2 3 Prana Yoga Center BEST HOME FURNISHINGS BEST ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE Casa de MaĂąana

faded awning

We are honored to be voted the Best Home Furnishings in La Jolla, Thank you!

May Own Space

2 3 Nativa Best of La Jolla 2016

guarneri integrative health care PACIFIC PEARL LA JOLLA

Thank you La Jolla. We are honored to be your trusted experts in Integrative Health and Medicine. It is our privilege to keep La Jolla healthy.

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Thank you for making us #1 again! We love our community and will continue to bring you top-notch yoga classes.

VOTED #1 BOUTIQUE, SHOES AND ACCESSORIES LA JOLLA

7444 GIRARD 858.230.7444 SHOPLOLA.COM

Try our local special for first time students. $39 for two weeks unlimited. Sign up for the membership special! $109/month* *offer ends 10/15

7843 Girard Ave. Ste. F, La Jolla | 858-886-7580 | buddhiyogalj.com

We’re right above Lululemon

Thank you! FOR VOTING US BEST HEALTH CLUB

From the La Jolla Sports Club family, we thank you for helping us win ‘Best Health Club’ in La Jolla. We value our community members and look forward to growing stronger together.

Brett & Kera Murphy, Owners

La Jolla Sports Club · 858.456.2595 7825 Fay Avenue La Jolla CA 92037 lajollasportsclub.com

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BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL

BEST FASHION ACCESSORIES

THE GILLISPIE SCHOOL

LOLA

Thank you, La Jolla, for naming The Gillispie School Best Private School!

The Bishop’s School

Thank you for voting us ‘Best Of’ in two categories this year – La Jolla, we absolutely couldn’t have done it without you!

2 3 La Jolla Country Day

Rangoni Shoes

2 3 Robina

BEST JEWELRY

BEST BAKERY

BOWER’S jewelers

BRICK & BELL

Thank you La Jolla! You make us proud.

Jewels by the Sea

Best Scones on planet Earth ... Moon included.

2 3 Prospect Jewelers Best of La Jolla 2016

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2 3 Michelle Coulon

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Thank you again La Jolla for voting us

Best General Contractor

Thank you La Jolla for voting us

2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Best Senior Living Facility and one of the Best in Home Care and Senior Assistance Providers Our qualified caregiving staff ff is on duty 24-hours a day. To schedule a complimentary tour, please call 858.750.2385 or email lajolla.casapacifica@gmail.com Lic# 374602896

Thank you La Jolla! For voting us BEST veterinary hospital in La Jolla!

La Jolla Vet Hospital 7520 Fay Avenue 858.454.6155 www.lajollavet.com Best of La Jolla 2016

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Serving La Jolla for over 70 years!


BEST HOUSEKEEPING

THE BEST...

THE MAIDS

ACCOUNTANT

Bakery

alternative medicine

Bank

1 Thomas E. Huckabee, CPA Inc. 2 Russell E. Ingledew, CPA Inc. 3 Cowen Robert, CPA

Thank you La Jolla from the whole team at The Maids!

1 Guarnei Integrative Health/ Pacific Pearl La Jolla

2 Koi Wellness Center 3 La Jolla Wellness Studio

American Food 1 The Spot 2 Harry’s Coffee Shop 3 Cody’s Rene’s of La Jolla

antiques

1 Ark Antiques 2 Girard Ave. Collection 3 The Faded Awning

2 3 Merry Maids

Architect

Thank You La Jolla! Our wonderful staff and nurses join me in thanking our dedicated SK Clinic clients for choosing us again and again for the past seventeen years. We are honored that Dr. Stephen M. Krant of SK Clinic has been voted again one of the best plastic and reconstructive surgeons. We take pride in providing the best possible care for our patients for all of their aesthetic and reconstructive needs.

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Stephen M. Krant, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Facelift • Malar • Rhinoplasty • Endoscopic Brow Lift • Body Contouring • Abdominoplasty • Liposculpture • Breast Augmentation • Reduction • Lift • Reconstruction • Fraxel Restore/ Repair • Thermage • IPL • Laser Hair Removal • Botox • Sculptra • Juvederm • Voluma • Radiesse • Belotero • Facial Aesthetics • Massage • PRP • Microneedling

Best of La Jolla 2016

1 Trip Bennett AIA 2 Du Charme Architecture 3 IS Architecture

Art Gallery 1 Contemporary Fine Art 2 Monarch Gallery 3 Quint Gallery

attorney

1 Joseph Sammartino 2 Richard Wildman 3 Jon Hangartner

Automotive Repair/ Service 1 Family Auto Repair 2 German Motors and Imports 3 Colonial Garage

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1 Brick & Bell 2 Sugar and Scribe 3 Michele Coulon Dessertier 1 US Bank 2 Wells Fargo 3 Union Bank

Boutique Fitness Studio 1 Sparkcycle 2 Orangetheory Fitness 3 Barre 59

Breakfast 1 Harry’s Coffee Shop 2 The Cottage 3 Brockton Villa

Brunch

1 Brockton Villa 2 La Valencia Hotel 3 Nine-Ten

Burger

1 Burger Lounge 2 Public House 3 Smashburger

Café

1 Brick & Bell 2 Mission Coffee Cup 3 Museum Café

Catering 1 French Gourmet 2 Giuseppe 3 Girard Gourmet


★ Thank you La Jolla for voting us Best Home Furnishings

7464 GIRARD AVE LA JOLLA, CA 92037 ★ 858.456.7464 ★

Thank you, La Jolla We Are Honored To Be Voted One Of The Best

DU CHARME ARCHITECTURE 7742 Herschel Avenue • Suite H • La Jolla, Ca 92037 858.454.5205 • Ducharmearch.com

Visit Maids.com or call 858-578-6243

THANK YOU AGAIN!

BE AUT Y IS IN THE DETAIL S

For Voting us Best In-Home Care and Senior Assistance!

Belle Siréne Salon

San Diego’s oldest and most experienced private duty homecare agency ageency

Thank you for such a warm welcome to La Jolla and voting us one of the best hair salons! @BELLESIRENESALON

7838 HERSCHEL AVE. LA JOLLA, CA. 92037 BELLESIRENESALON.COM 858.454.1607 2223 Avenida de la Playa, Suite 103, La Jolla California 92037 (858) 454-9339 • www.LaJollaNursesHomeCare.com Best of La Jolla 2016

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THE BEST...

Chinese RESTAURANT 1 Mandarin House 2 China Chef

Chiropractic Clinic 1 2 Dr. Trevor Robertson 3 Linea Chiropractic Center Active Rest Chiropractic

Coffee Shop 1 Brick & Bell 2 Bird Rock Coffee Roasters 3 Pannikin

Contractor/ Home Remodeling 1 GDC Construction 2 Murfey Construction 3 Grunow Construction

Dentist

Joseph D’Angelo / Dr. Ashley Olson, 1 Dr.La Jolla Dentistry 2 Dr. Alicia Kennedy 3 Dr. Paul Dougherty

Dermatologist 1 Dr. William Groff 2 Dr Mitchel Goldman 3 Dr. Susan Stuart

Dessert

1 Michele Coulon Dessertier 2 Sugar and Scribe 3 The French Gourmet

Dry Cleaner

1 Margaret’s 2 Lele’s 3 Ogden’s One Hour Cleaners

Eyewear/ Convenience store Sunglasses 1 1 2 La Jolla Liquor & Deli 3 Wine Time Dick’s Liquor

Dr. Trainer

2 Shade Shack 3 Eye Structure

Family Cosmetic Surgeon Restaurant 1 Dr. William Groff

2 3 Dr. Stephen M. Krant Dr. Mitchel Goldman

Dance Studio 1 2 Dance to Evolve 3 Tap Fever Studios Ooh La La

Day Spa

1 The Lodge at Torrey Pines 2 Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa 3 Massage Envy

Florist

Home Electronics

1 Adelaide’s 2 Bridget’s Blooms 3 Bloomers

1 Modern Home Systems 2 MasterCraft Home Entertainment 3 Alma Audio

French RESTAURANT Hotel 1 French Gourmet 2 Tapenade/Bistro Du Marché 3 Le Petit Bistrot

1 La Valencia 2 The Lodge at Torrey Pines 3 Empress Hotel

Furniture/Home Furnishings

Housekeeping

Gift Shop

In-Home Care/ Senior Assistance

1 Faded Awning 2 My Own Space 3 Nativa 1 Warwick’s 2 Hi Sweetheart 3 Francesca’s

1 La Jolla Nurses Homecare 2 La Jolla Casa Pacifica 3 Home Care of La Jolla

Hair Salon 1 Cristina Q 2 Belle Siréne Salon 3 Alessandro

Insurance Agent

1 Jawad Bisharat (Allstate) 2 Tareq Purmul (Farmers Insurance)

Interior designer

Happy Hour Location Beaumont’s

Tie 1st

1 Beaumont’s Cody’s Tie 2nd Tie 2nd 2 Piatti The Cottage Tie 2nd 3 Bernini’s Bistro

1 Eddie V’s Tie 1st 2 La Jolla Brewing Company 3 Whisknladle

fashion accessories

1 Shepherd YMCA Firehouse 2 24 hour Fitness 3 High Voltage

1 Lola 2 Rangoni Shoes 3 Robina

Health Club La Jolla Sports Club

1 2 Brian Zimmerman 3 Scott Ashline David Price

Best of La Jolla 2016

Tie 1st Tie 1st

healthy dining

Financial Planner 12

Beaming Trilogy Sanctuary

3 Lean & Green Café

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1 The Maids 2 Rene’s of La Jolla 3 Merry Maids

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1 Esteban Interiors 2 Ross Thiele & Sons 3 Jil Champion

Italian Restaurant 1 Cafe Milano 2 Piatti 3 Osteria Romantica

Jewelry

1 Bower’s Jewelers 2 Jewels by the Sea 3 Prospect Jewelers


THE BEST... Juice Bar

Mexican RESTAURANT Private School 1 Puesto 2 Ortega’s 3 Verde Ranchero

1 The Gillispie School 2 The Bishop’s School 3 La Jolla Country Day

Takeout

landscape gardener

Mortgage Banker

resale shop

Thai Restaurant

New Restaurant

Sandwich

Trainer

Seafood

Travel Agency

Senior Living

Veterinary Hospital

1 Juice Crafters 2 Juice Kaboose 3 Beaming

1 Torrey Pines Landscape 2 Eco Minded Solutions 3 Todd Fry Landscape Architects

Linens & Bedding 1 Martha Smith Linens 2 Everett Stunz 3 The Faded Awning

Lunch

1 Girard Gourmet 2 El Pescador 3 The Cottage

Margarita 1 Puesto 2 Su Casa 3 George’s at the Cove

Mediterranean 1 2 Piatti 3 The MED

Marketplace Grille

Men’s Apparel 1 Ascot Shop 2 Tommy Bahama 3 Ralph Lauren

1 Tracy Trudeau 2 Dawn DuCharme 3 Janice Sedloff

1 My Sister’s Closet 2 Goodwill 3 Play it Again Sports 1 Girard Gourmet 2 Jersey Mike’s 3 El Pescador

1 Le Petit Bistrot Tie 1st 2 On Girard Marketplace 3 Acquavite Cucina Italiana Duke’s La Jolla

Tie 1st

Outdoor Restaurant 1 2 Piatti 3 Cody’s

George’s at the Cove

pastry

Pilates Studio

1 Eddie V’s 2 Donovan’s 3 Truluck’s

1 Marla Bingham Studio 2 Pilates Plus 3 Pilates of La Jolla

1 2 Ascot Shop 3 Brooks Brothers

Women’s Boutique 1 Lola 2 La Donna 3 Robina

Sushi

1 Sushi on the Rock II 2 Sushi Mori 3 James Place

Anderson Plumbing Heating and Air

2 3 ASI Hastings

Al’s Plumbing

Yoga

1 Buddhi Yoga 2 Kundalini Windansea 3 Prana Yoga

taco

1 The Gillispie School 2 La Jolla Presbyterian Church Preschool 3 La Jolla United Methodist Church Nursery School Best of La Jolla 2016

1 We Olive 2 LJ Crafted Wines 3 Truluck’s

1 Mitch’s Surf Shop 2 Bird Rock Surf 3 Surf Diva

1 Pizza on Pearl 2 Carino’s 3 Bernini’s Bistro

PrESchool

Wine Bar

surf shop

Pizza

1 The Taco Stand 2 Puesto Galaxy Taco 3 Wahoo’s

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1 Cadence Travel 2 Chayet Travel 3 Worldview Travel

1 La Jolla Veterinary Hospital 2 Windansea Veterinary Clinic Veterinary Hospital 3 Village (formerly Animal Hospital of La Jolla)

Steak

Men’s Formal Wear plumber 1 A Better Deal Tuxedos & Suits

1 El Pescador 2 Eddie V’s 3 Marine Room

1 2 Casa de Manana 3 White Sands

1 2 Sugar and Scribe Bakery 3 The French Gourmet

1 Spice & Rice 2 Aroi Thai 3 Chedi Thai

1 Paul Fishman - Sparkcycle & Pilates Plus 2 Billy Borja - Orangetheory Fitness 3 Catherine Cox - Sharpe Fitness

La Jolla Casa Pacifica

Brick & Bell

1 Pizza on Pearl 2 Burger Lounge 3 Girard Gourmet

Tie 3rd Tie 3rd

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Casa de Mañana offers full-service retirement living in a historic setting on the La Jolla coast. Here, the views are breathtaking all times of day. Down-to-earth, inclusive, engaging and warm, it’s all the best of Southern California living.With a rich collage of exhibits, lectures, theatre, art and music nearby, Casa de Mañana is a world by the sea. It’s resort-style living and old-world charm that’s surprisingly attainable. A history overlooking the Pacific, Casa de Mañana has stories to tell. Come write your own. 8 4 9 C OA S T B LV D . L A J O L L A , C A 92037

C A L L 800-959 -7010 T O S C H E D U L E Y O U R T O U R.

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Casa deMañana R E T I R E M E N T

C O M M U N I T Y

We’re an equal opportunity housing provider. CA License #374603439

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