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BEST OF MORGAN HILL 2021

Voted the best Through painstaking deliberations and difficult decisions, the community voted for their favorites. Now, in this issue, we unveil the winners of the annual Best of Morgan Hill awards. Readers had the chance to vote for a variety of businesses, organizations and more through an online ballot that was live for a month. With more than 100 categories to consider, at least

20 selections had to be made in order for the ballot to count. We received numerous entries, with the community telling us their favorite places to eat, where to shop, what they like to do on the weekend and more. The results show many old favorites have once again reclaimed their titles, but plenty of others have been voted the best for the first time.

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Best food & drink

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S ERVED O U TSI DE Sarah Ringler (left) and Ron Ward (right) enjoy an afternoon light meal of flatbread and calamari at MOHI Social in downtown Morgan Hill.

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BEST NEW RESTAURANT: MOHI SOCIAL

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MOHI Social, downtown Morgan Hill’s hottest new restaurant, cleaned up in the Best Of awards, voted best new restaurant, late night dining spot and brunch by the readers, as well as tieing for the best happy hour.

Morgan Hill, featuring seasonal cuisine, cocktails and weekend brunch. Its menu is chock full of greens, flatbread varieties, substantial entree plates and rows of desserts.

The restaurant, owned by South Valley hospitality trendsetter Frank Leal, bills itself as “bringing a little bit of Vegas” to downtown

MOHI Social is located at 17440 Monterey Road. For information, visit mohi.social.

Its MOHI neon signs are also a surefire hit among the selfie crowd.

DONUT SHOP

WINERY

RESTAURANT

SEAFOOD

DINING VALUE UNDER $20

BURRITO/TACO

KID-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT

COCKTAILS

O'Henry's Donuts

Super Taqueria

Guglielmo Winery Super Taqueria

Craft Roots

Craft Roots

Rosy's at the Beach Craft Roots

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Best food & drink ROMANTIC WINE & FOOD EXPERIENCE

Ladera Grill HOT DOG

A-Jay's Cheese Steaks LATE NIGHT DINING

Mohi Social Restaurant CHINESE FOOD

Peking Restaurant

STEAKHOUSE

Willard Hicks BURGER Juan Reyes

CHEERS Gene Guglielmo, owner of Guglielmo Winery, and Krista Rupp, executive director of Visit Morgan Hill, raise their glasses at the east Morgan Hill winery.

CATERER

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Cochi BBQ & Catering

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HAWAIIAN FOOD

Ono Hawaiian BBQ CRAFT BEER SELECTION

Running Shop & Hops CHEF

Cochi BBQ &

Catering, Manny MEDITERRANEAN FOOD

Odeum Restaurant

FAMILY RESTAURANT

Craft Roots BREAKFAST

Betsy's Restaurant

FOOD TRUCK

Cochi BBQ & Catering BAKERY

Lawson's Bakery JAPANESE FOOD

CreAsian Sushi MIDDLE EASTERN FOOD

Mr. Falafel

Mooyah's Burgers Fries & Shakes PET-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT

Craft Roots

COCKTAILS TO-GO

Craft Roots THAI FOOD

Siam Thai Restaurant DELI/SANDWICH SHOP

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Thank you for voting CreAsian as the Best Japanese Restaurant in Morgan Hill. It was our pleasure and privilege to serve our community fresh and authentic Japanese cuisine. We will continue to work hard to provide the best quality Japanese dining experience to the community who has given us so much love and support over the years. 207 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill, CA 95037

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Best food & drink ICE CREAM/ YOGURT SHOP

La Playa Ice Cream Shop

FRENCH FRIES

Craft Roots SALADS

Ladera Grill ITALIAN FOOD

Maurizio's BRUNCH

Mohi Social Restaurant Erik Chalhoub

DOWNTOWN FAVORITE Craft Roots in downtown Morgan Hill took home a number of awards, including Best Cocktails.

BBQ RESTAURANT

Coffee Guys

BAR/PUB

KOREAN FOOD

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Trail Dust BBQ

COFFEE SHOP

SPORTS BAR

MARGARITAS

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Craft Roots, Katie

Kelly Brewing Company Boxseat Sports Grill VEGETARIAN FOOD

Craft Roots WAITRESS/WAITER

Big Grill BBQ & Teriyaki Margarita's Bar & Grill

PHO RESTAURANT

Simmering Pho Café

MEXICAN FOOD

Margarita's

Bar & Grill DESSERTS

Lawsons Bakery PIZZA

My Pizza VIETNAMESE FOOD

Simmering Pho Café

INDIAN FOOD

Tandoori Flames

LOCALLY MADE FOOD PRODUCT

Craft Roots

NEW RESTAURANT

Mohi Social Restaurant HAPPY HOUR

Noah's Bar & Bistro and MOHI Social Restaurant (Tie) CURBSIDE RESTAURANT

Craft Roots

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ADAM W. FERGUSON Best Attorney

55 West First Street, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 | 1886 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126 www.feglawgroup.com

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Best care & Service

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BEST URGENT CARE CENTER: DEPAUL The newly renovated De Paul Health Center opened for patient admissions in December, and the facility has played a big part in helping Santa Clara County manage the surges of Covid-19 illnesses, according to county health officials.

Drive in northeast Morgan Hill has not been completely renovated, but construction crews and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center staff were able to open a “non-acute care” wing that contains 36 private patient care rooms.

The former hospital building on De Paul

The De Paul facility was decommissioned

as a hospital in 1999. It sat mostly unused and deteriorating until the county—which purchased the site when it bought SLRH in 2018—decided in 2020 to dedicate at least $37 million to repair and upgrade the building for additional space as the coronavirus pandemic dug its heels into the region.

Michael Moore

LOCAL CARE Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Inpatient Acute Nursing Executive Director Sue Kehl leads a tour of the newly renovated De Paul Health Center sub-acute care wing.


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Best care & Service

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PAIN TO GAIN The Centennial Recreation Center offers a number of programs and classes designed to get residents healthy.

FITNESS CENTER/ GYM

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Centennial Recreation Center-YMCA

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YOGA STUDIO

One Yoga

PERSONAL TRAINER

Brethern Crossfit, Lee Pappas SCHOOL—PUBLIC

Preete Bhanot, MD

El Toro Health Science Academy, El Toro Elementary School

MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO

SCHOOL— PRIVATE

OB-GYN

United Academy of Martial Arts

St. Catherine of Alexandria

DAY SPA

Agape Day Spa SOLAR SUPPLIER

Simmitri Solar BANK/CREDIT UNION

Commonwealth Central Credit Union REAL ESTATE AGENT

Lauren Ronan, Pacific Oaks Real Estate

OPTOMETRY/ VISION CENTER

Your Eye's Image

HEARING CENTER

Camino Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic DANCE INSTRUCTOR

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THE COMMUNITY THAT GROWS TOGETHER, THRIVES TOGETHER.

At Kaiser Permanente, we don’t see health as an industry. We see it as a cause. That’s why we’re excited to be a part of the Gilroy community. Learn more at kp.org/gilroy.

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Kaiser Permanente Gilroy Medical Offices is proud to be voted #1 Best Health Care Facility by readers of the Morgan Hill Times for 2021!

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Best care & Service PLUMBER/ PLUMBING COMPANY

Frank's Plumbing

MORTUARY/ FUNERAL HOME

Lima Campagna Johnson Funeral Home WEDDING EVENT PLANNER

Leal Vineyards at Willow Heights Mansion DAY CARE/ PRESCHOOL

Morgan Hill Preschool Academy WEDDING VENUE

Leal Vineyards at Willow Heights Mansion

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BEST NAILS Diva Nail Spa is a Morgan Hill favorite.

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COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION

STORAGE FACILITY

Community Solutions

Cochrane Road Self Storage

COMPUTER REPAIR

BARBERSHOP

AUTO DETAILING

NAIL SALON

PLASTIC SURGEON

ACUPUNCTURE

AUTO BODY SHOP

Timeless Barbers

Steven K. Struck, MD

Xtreme Kustom Details Melton Acupuncture

Chris Foster IT Services Diva Nail Spa

Advanced Auto Body

LANDSCAPER

Houle L/M Inc.

DRY CLEANERS

A-French Cleaners

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Best care & Service COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER

Cecilia Ponzini URGENT CARE CENTER

DePaul Urgent Care Center CARPET CLEANING

Mr. Peabody's Carpet Cleaning VETERINARY HOSPITAL/ OFFICE

South County Animal Hospital OPTHAMOLOGIST

Dr. Robert C. Crowe Optometrist HAIR SALON

HEALTHY PETS South County Animal Hospital is the go-to place for our four-legged friends’ routine checkups.

Ponzini's Community Garage

Company and Morgan Hill Moving Company (Tie)

HOUSE OF WORSHIP

NUTRITIONIST

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AUTO REPAIR SHOP

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St. Catherine's of Alexandria Parish Church MOVING COMPANY

My Dad's Moving

Max Muscle Nutrition

HOTEL / MOTEL / LODGING

Courtyard Marriott &

Residence Inn Marriott KITCHEN BATH REMODELING COMPANY

D.R. Domenichini Construction MASSAGE SERVICES

R&R Massage Studio

Cherisse's Hair Salon INSURANCE AGENCY

Kelly Mandani, State Farm HEALTH CARE FACILITY

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Best care & Service PHYSICIAN— GENERAL PRACTICE

Dr. Smruti Nalawadi, MD INTERIOR DESIGN

Studio 38 Designs MORTGAGE BROKER

Guild Mortgage ANIMAL RESCUE GROUP

Contributed

DANCING FAVORITE For more than 40 years, Lana’s Dance Studio has offered a variety of classes in a non-competitive environment.

WEDDING CATERER

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Leal Vineyards at Willow Heights Mansion

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SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY

Loma Clara Senior Living

PLACE TO TAKE A CLASS

Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center

BED/MATTRESS STORE

Mattress Firm

VETERINARIAN

South County Animal Hospital HOME HEALTH CARE PROVIDER

Help & Care

RECYCLE CENTER

Recology South Valley

AARF All Animal Rescue and Friends SKIN CARE

Agape Day Spa DOGGIE DAY CARE

We Dog Care

TATTOO PARLOR

El Toro Body Shop

DANCE STUDIO

Lana’s Dance Studio

MOTORCYCLE REPAIR/CUSTOM SHOP

House Of Thunder

PHARMACY

CVS Cochrane Road (in Target) PHOTOGRAPHER

Aly Rose Photography

DERMATOLOGIST

Dr. Visoth Chhiap MD

FLOWER SHOP

The Flower Cottage

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THANK YOU Thank you for voting Tu Si Bella Boutique the Best New Retail of Morgan Hill 2021! We are truly honored and blessed to have your continued support throughout our move and opening of our new location at 626 Tennant Station. We are grateful to be a part of this wonderful community and look forward to continuing to bring you beautiful fashions!

Tu Si Bella Boutique 626 Tennant Station • Morgan Hill, CA 95037 408.778.4488 • Tusibellaboutique.com Follow us @ Tu_Si_Bellaboutique on

BOSTOCK CHIROPRACTIC “Handmade Health Care” Dr. Guy M. Bostock

Voted Best Chiropractor in Gilroy 2005-2008, 2010, 2014, 2016-2021

Thank you for voting for me • Chiropractic services • Physical therapy Includes: • Electrical muscle stimulation • Ultrasound • Mechanical traction • Therapeutic massage

(408) 847-7246 Bostock@GilroyChiropractor.com www.GilroyChiropractor.com 7881 Church St., Suite A, Gilroy

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• On-site X-ray facility

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Best shopping Leal Vineyard at Willow Heights Mansion (Tie) GENERAL CONTRACTOR

D.R. Domenichini Construction REAL ESTATE COMPANY

Intero Michael Moore

NEW WHEELS Ford Store Morgan Hill has been ranked among the top 100 Ford dealerships in the nation.

AUTO GLASS REPAIR

California Auto Glass ACCOUNTANT

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Stanford Health Care TREE SERVICE

Rick Nichols CPA

Moki Smith Tree Specialists, Inc.

DOG TRAINER

CAR WASH

Thriving Canine, Chad Culp

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LASIK EYE SURGERY

FINANCIAL ADVISOR/ PLANNER

Ledwith Financial Wealth Management ATTORNEY

Ferguson Law Group

Morgan Hill Car Wash & Gift Shop DECK AND FENCING COMPANY

D.R. Domenichini Construction DOG GROOMER

Le Pooch Grooming & Boutique

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Mt Madonna YMCA at Centennial Recreation Center A/C-HEATING SERVICE

Guys Heating and Air Conditioning DENTIST

Santa Theresa Dental WEDDING RECEPTION VENUE

Clos LaChance Winery and

SPORTS MEDICINE

Active Spinal and Sports MOTORCYCLE DEALER

House of Thunder

ELECTRICIAN

JET Electric LANDSCAPE DESIGN COMPANY

Houle L/M Inc.

CHIROPRACTOR

Momentum Chiropractic Health Center

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Best shopping MORGAN HILL FARMERS MARKET The weekly Morgan Hill Farmers Market, located on Depot Street downtown, features dozens of vendors every Saturday, selling fresh produce and flowers from farms throughout northern California, as well as homemade treats. The market takes place 9am to 1pm. It never experienced a major disruption of business or operations during the Covid19 pandemic. Because vendors are selling basic food necessities, the market was deemed an essential service early on. Juan Reyes

FRESH VEGGIES Live Earth Farm of Watsonville is one of several vendors with a stand at the Farmers Market in Morgan Hill.

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FARMERS MARKET

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Morgan Hill Farmers Market

AUTO DEALERSHIP

The Ford Store NEW RETAIL STORE

Tu Si Bella Boutique

TOY STORE

Thinker Toys

GIFTS/SPECIALTY SHOP

GARDEN/NURSERY CENTER

Johnson's Garden Center

Johnson Garden Shop

THRIFT STORE

CANNABIS DISPENSARY

HARDWARE

Airfield Supply Co

Goodwill

Johnson's Ace Hardware

For information about the Morgan Hill Farmers Market, visit cafarmersmkts.com/ morgan-hill-farmers-market.

ANTIQUES

Murphy's Mercantile CARPET/FLOORING STORE

Floors Plus CLOTHING BOUTIQUE

Cactus Lounge Boutique

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Best shopping

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KID-FRIENDLY STORE Thinker Toys, which was founded in Carmel in 1969, opened its Morgan Hill location in 2010.

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HOME FURNISHINGS

JEWELRY STORE

KID-FRIENDLY STORE

FABRIC STORE

JOANN Fabric & Crafts

WATER STORE

ART GALLERY

GROCERY STORE/ SUPERMARKET

NATURAL FOOD STORE

Rosso's

Thinker Toys 6th Street Studios & Art Center, Gilroy

The Jewel Box

Nob Hill

PET/FEED STORE

An-Jan Feed and Pet Supply Oasis Pure Water

Trader Joe's

SHOE STORE

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse SPORTING GOODS

DICK'S Sporting Goods

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Best fun LIVE ACTION Rosalind Farotte (left) as Abby Binder and Christy Wait as Marilyn Dunne interact during a rehearsal for “Ripcord” by South Valley Civic Theatre’s Limelight theater.

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BEST SMALL THEATER COMPANY: SOUTH VALLEY CIVIC THEATRE South Valley Civic Theatre may not have had a regular performance in almost two years due to the pandemic, but the local favorite continues to enjoy strong support, voted the Best Small Theater

Company in Morgan Hill, while its online teen production held earlier this year, “Clue,” was voted Best Virtual Event. The theater company plans to be back in 2022, with a season of shows lined up.

“Cabaret” will kick off the 2021-22 season in March. For those who need their local theater fix as soon as possible, SVCT’s Limelight theater will perform its holiday show, “A Nice Family Christmas,” on select dates from Nov. 26-Dec. 18 in Gilroy. Limelight returned to the stage with the showing of “Ripcord” in September.For information, visit svct.org.


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Best fun

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TIME TO ROCK Shane Dwight performs during the Friday Night Music Series at the Community Cultural Center Amphitheater.

SUMMER DAY CAMP

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88 Keys Café

Live Oak High School Summer Sports Camp KARAOKE

LOCAL BAND

Lavender Fields Band DAY TRIP

Monterey Bay Aquarium SWIMMING

Morgan Hill

Aquatics Center

Cultural Center Amphitheater

PLACE TO TAKE THE DOG

GOLF COURSE

Morgan Hill Dog Park MUSIC VENUE

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BEST PARK Twins Caspian and Crimson-Kate Adams and their mother Shalea spend time at Railroad Park in Morgan Hill.

RUN / HIKE / WALK TRAIL

Coyote Creek Open Space Trails BIKE RIDE

Coyote Creek Open Space Trails

SMALL THEATER COMPANY

South Valley Civic Theater

PLACE TO TAKE THE KIDS

FESTIVAL/ OUTDOOR EVENT

VIRTUAL EVENT

MOVIE THEATER

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Civic Theater Teen Production

South Valley

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editors’ choice

Photo courtesy of Terra Amico Farms

VERSATILITY Terra Amico Farms grows dozens of tomato varieties, which are used in everything from marinaras to hot sauces and Bloody Marys.

SOUTH VALLEY’S TOMATO EPICENTER: TERRA AMICO FARMS Joe and Lisa Raineri own five acres in San Martin, the majority of which is filled with tomatoes. If you’ve eaten anywhere in Southern Santa Clara County, chances are you’ve had one of these fruits in its many forms. Terra Amico Farms operates a farmstand, supplies some local restaurants, and its tomatoes are used for jelly and other canned products.

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The property is filled with 2,000 heirloom tomato plants, totaling 60 varieties, as well as countless zucchini, artichoke, basil, pepper and other plants that make up the edible landscaping.

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Their crops are also featured during a regular series of farmto-table dinners and cooking demos. For information, visit terraamicofarms.com.

BEST MEAL TO FEED MULTIPLE PEOPLE

Ameca Burrito at Tacos Ameca The Ameca Burrito is the mecca for burrito fans in Gilroy. The massive, corn tortilla-wrapped burrito that resembles

a tree trunk is filled with rice, beans, cilantro, onions, sour cream, cheese and the customer's choice of meat. For $18, the burrito can easily be cut into three or more pieces to fill a family. Or one very hungry person. Tacos Ameca has two locations in Gilroy (7001 Monterey St. and 9305 Monterey Road) and one in Morgan Hill (15700 Monterey Road #160).


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