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Danielle truly cares about her clients and her compassion shines through the whole process. She was my biggest advocate and ally during this process. —Jolene Barry

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Danielle has been very detail-oriented. She has on more than one occasion caught errors that I had not. In the long run Danielle has saved us lots of money I find that Danielle’s outgoing personality makes her very easy to work with. —mariah VillanueVa Danielle was great from start to finish. She made buying my first home a great experience! Every step she was there with no issues in communication. It can be hard to find professionals these days and she knocked it out of the park! —BreTT lazorko

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ou, the Best of Chico voters, are who make this annual event a real community celebration. It’s your votes for your favorite community businesses, services, people and events that allows the CN&R to celebrate—with you—everything that makes Chico so special. Thank’s to all our readers who voted and helped make this year’s contest a great success. This special Winners’ Issue is a follow-up to our sci-fi themed 2019 Best of Chico issue. This gives us a chance to highlight all of our winners, first-place and runners-up. Look for them in this special pull-out section. And finally, CN&R hosted a party for those who took top honors in the Best of Chico contest. It was a unique event at the Chico Women’s Club, seeing all the winners and especially those who arrived in out-of-this-world costumes. Thanks to all who made the 2019 Best of Chico Celebration Event happen!

Thanks to these event services: New Clairvaux Vineyard: wine Star Liquors: beer and ice Bacio Catering & Carry Out: food Passion for Life Photography: photo booth Jenny Skibo: group photo News & Review staff: Director of Sales and Advertising Jamie DeGarmo: event coordinator, co-emcee Arts Editor Jason Cassidy: co-emcee Office Assistant Jennifer Osa: check-in, plaques Advertising Services Coordinator Ruth Alderson: invitations, check-in, plaques Art Director Tina Flynn: invitation and plaque design


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Affordable Automotive 2106 Park Ave., 892-1774; 906 Nord Ave., 343-8500

1st Place: Best Auto Repair Shop With the addition of a second shop on Nord Ave., Affordable Automotive continues to be recognized as the Best Auto Repair shop in Chico by winning it’s 7th Best of Chico award in as many years.

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Affordable Automotive has been owned and operated by Mike Button since 1996. His automotive service goal is to provide each customer the highest quality, honest and affordable auto repairs and services that their car, truck or SUV needs.

1295 E. 8th St., 809-1211

1st Place: Best Taco 2nd Place: Best Burrito 3rd Place: Best Street Food Established in 2001, Gordo Burrito has continued to be a Chico favorite. Serving up Delicious Mexican food enriched with flavor that comes from their roots, ranging from delicious shrimp plates to sopes, tacos and anything else in between. With two locations to serve you and their fast paced ordering and pick up lines, you can’t go wrong with a quick lunch stop or dinner to go after a long day. Look for their truck on 8th and Pine as well as the restaurant right up the street in the Valero parking lot and satisfy you street food cravings!

ABC Market 15 W. 9th St., 891-8350

Editors’ Pick Inside the unassuming liquor mart on 9th & Ivy is a hidden gem, a place where you can find everything you need to make your favorite Mediterranean meal. Delights like Falafel wraps with couscous, dolmades and baklava. Want to add a hint of rose flavor to your flaky pastry? There’s rose water. Looking to create a flavorful dip or add a little zest to your humus with za’atar?” Look no further. When ABC Market added shelving and row upon row of ingredients from the other side of the world Chico’s flavor pallet jumped for joy. Owners Marsil, Michel and Ghabrail, who are Syrian, were tired of driving down to Sacramento for ingredients to cook with and decided to open their own market. Considering Chico’s climate is Mediterranean, a lot of the recipes you’ll find online will work just fine here. Especially with the right ingredients.

Affordable Automotive reputation has been built on one satisfied customer at a time. They look forward to helping you with your automotive maintenance, repair and service needs to keep your car, truck or SUV safe, reliable and on the road. At Affordable Automotive they know how important it is to maintain a safe and reliable vehicle. That’s why they provide their customers with honest automotive repairs and quality workmanship that is guaranteed.

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Angel’s Nail & Spa is the best place in town to get that quick touch up that you need to finish your look.

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We enhance natural beauty and give you that refreshing feeling to your day.

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Apple Blossom Baby 977 East Ave., #90, 345-1617

1st Place: Best Baby/Kids’ Clothier

5th Street Steakhouse 345 W. Fifth St., 891-6328

Families with kids know that Apple Blossom Baby is a full-service shop, perfect for a new mom and the rest of her little ones, as there’s a nursing chair and a play area in addition to everything the kiddies might need. Merchandise includes highquality used as well as new items, and baby and birthday registries make it simple for your friends and families to choose the perfect gift. What more could a parent ask for in a store?

1st Place: Best Fine Dining 2nd Place: Best DateNight Dining 2nd Place: Best Local Restaurant – Chico

Esplanade Furniture 1750 Esplanade, 891-4788

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At 5th Street, you’re special. Just by virtue of being there, you’re treating yourself—or being treated. And that’s fantastic. Whether you’re grabbing a few drinks and appetizers during the restaurant’s bustling happy hour, sitting down for a romantic dinner for two or enjoying a group event in the banquet room, 5th Street has you covered. And then some.

Mr. Furniture would like to say thank you for voting Esplanade Furniture the number one furniture store in Chico. We began as a small unfinished furniture store in 1982. Much of the furniture we sold was manufactured by the owner Dann Moser aka Mr. Furniture. With the North Valley’s demand for quality all wood furniture, business quickly grew. We still offer unfinished furniture but we have grown to be a full-service furniture store offering interior design, quality sofas, recliners, futons, mattresses and, of course, solid wood dressers, dining tables, entertainment and TV cabinets, and much more. Please take advantage of our special deals on special orders by just mentioning this ad. Thanks again Chico!

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Kafele T. Hodari, Rejuvene 251 Cohasset Road, 342-3686

1st Place: Best Dermatologist As a board-certified Dermatologist, Dr. Hodari believe in inspiring and empowering his patients to love their skin and body at all stages of health and appearance. In conjunction with Hodari’s exemplary work as a general Dermatologist, he also leads Rejuvené, an aesthetic and dermatological treatment center. There, Dr. Hodari specializes in fillers, injections, and other cosmetic procedures helping patients to look as good as the feel. Rejuvené specializes in a wide variety of cosmetic procedures from facials and lasers to fat reduction treatments. Rejuvené also carries a variety of high-quality medical grade skincare and cosmetic products available in their Skincare Boutique. To make an appointment, visit Starting November 19, our new address will be 80 Declaration Drive.

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Chico Eye Center 605 W. East Ave., 895-1727

2nd Place: Best Eye-Care Specialist It’s time to see what you’ve been missing! Since our founding in 1976, Chico Eye Center strives to consistently exceed the service and patient-care expectations of our patients and do so by investing in staff education and the most advanced treatments. Our patients are also our friends, our neighbors, and our family; the interests of our patients have the highest priority. In addition to the comprehensive ophthalmology services provided at Chico Eye Center, our practice is home to the only Corneal Specialist between Sacramento and Redding, and is the only office in Chico to provide LASIK, and other specialty surgeries. With a combined 90 years of collaborative surgical experience, we offer safe and affordable cataract surgery. The office also features an optical store with a wide array of eyeglass frames and contact lenses that fit most any budget. We have the largest selection of high end frames in Chico and the surrounding area.

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1st Place: Best Martial Arts Studio Farshad Azad is the recipient of two Hall of Fame Awards, as the Martial Arts Master of the Year, and a martial artist for over 40 years. He holds a 10th Degree Black Belt in Shaolin Tai Chi Chuan, a 9th Degree Black Belt in the art of Sinmoo Hapkido. In early 1990’s he was promoted to Senior Master rank in multiple styles of Korean martial arts system of Taekwondo. He holds a Master rank in the Filipino fighting art of Modern Arnis and Korean system of Jungsuwon with proficiency in a variety of Okinawan, Japanese, Chinese and South East Asian Arts, Kobudo, Full Contact Kickboxing, Kali, and Muay Thai Kickboxing. Grandmaster Azad has taught and shared his knowledge with thousands of martial arts enthusiasts, black belts, and masters around the world.

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Steven and Miste Cliadakis, Altum Wealth Advisors 924-0110

1st Place: Best Financial Planner

The Altum Wealth Advisors team provides comprehensive wealth management and financial planning services for individuals, families, business owners, and entrepreneurs. They help clients grow and protect their wealth, and plan for the future. The team also works with local companies and organizations to establish effective employer-sponsored retirement plans such as 401(k), 403(b), and 457 plans. They simplify the process for plan sponsors and educate plan participants to help them make more informed decisions. Altum Wealth Advisors is committed to the highest level of service and standards and is proud to serve as financial fiduciaries to their clients.


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3rd Place: Best Place to Buy Home Furnishings As high school sweethearts, we’ve been working as a team since 2002. Our story begins with a beautiful Claro Black Walnut tree in our backyard. The tree had become unsafe and had to be removed. Not only was the tree special to us, the wood was stunning! We wanted to turn the wood into meaningful objects we could keep in our home and share with our family for generations to come. We have a true appreciation for locally handcrafted pieces. It’s a remarkable feeling when people who share those same passions come to us for a custom build. Our work is more than just furniture. We are humbled everyday by the fact that family memories are made around our creations. We enjoy everything about our work, but the most rewarding aspects are the people we meet and our amazing community!

Argyll Medical Group 100 Independence Circle, 899-0295

2nd Place: Best Local Health-Care Provider Argyll Medical Group has been caring for Chicoans for 19 years and is continuing its legacy of offering the most cutting edge technology avail-able to its patients. It places a high standard of primary care and customer service. The independently, locally owned, Argyll Medical Group remains the same, as does the doc in charge, the good-natured but straightforward Roy Bishop. Still No. 1 in Chico’s heart.

Thank you for the love Chico! We love you right back!

Candi Williamson 811 E. Fifth Ave., 521-7328

1st Place: Best Massage Therapist Candi Williamson has been in practice since 2003 and specializes in over ten relaxing to therapeutic techniques. Through her years of experience building up to becoming a Certified Massage Therapist, Candi developed an intuitive touch. She can feel tension and injury in the body and she is able A SpeciAl AdvertiSing Supplement to the cn&r

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Kalico Kitchen

Cozy Diner 1695 Mangrove Ave, 895-1195

2396 Esplanade, 343-3968

1st Place: Best Diner

1st Place: Best Kid-Friendly Dining 1st Place: Best Food Server Christina Souza

The first venture for John and Jackie Castaldo was The Cozy Diner. Over the years Cozy Diner has kept its home-style feeling where you can take families and friends to enjoy a meal out. Today, Cozy Diner is well known for the best broasted chicken, hamburgers and homemade pies in Chico.

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Kalico Kitchen was started by BIll and Sara McHenry in 1986. The restaurant was remodeled soon thereafter and sold to JOhn and Jackie Castaldo in 1991. Kalico’s staff is always eager to please each and every customer. Having a variety of selections on the menu brings customers back over and over again to try something new. Now offering a customizable salad bar, individuals are able to choose what they would like on their salad. We offer a clean environment, great food.

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1st Place: Best Insurance Agent A huge thank you to each every one of you who voted for us. We appreciate your business! With over 60 years of insurance industry experience we can help you find the coverage you need and not pay any more than you have to. We look forward to helping you now and in the many decades to come! At your service, Baker Insurance Agency, Lic #0L88607

Butte Humane Society 2580 Fair St., 343-7917

1st Place: Best Charitable Cause

Heel & Sole Shoes 708 Mangrove Ave., 899-0780

1st Place: Best Shoe Store When flip-flop season rolls around (isn’t it always flip-flop season in Chico?), locals know where to go to find the widest selection of Reefs, Tevas, Rocket Dogs and Rainbows: Heel & Sole. But beyond the aisles of sandals are others filled with wedges, boots, stilettos and sneakers. The choices are endless! 12

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nity doing extraordinary work improving our community and so winning this award truly touches our hearts. Thank you to all the CN&R readers that recognized our work this year and all the people in our community that support not only our efforts, but also the efforts of so many wonderful organizations year round. We appreciate the big hearts of the people in our community more than words can express Winning this award adds even more conviction to our desire to be worthy of being considered, “Best of Chico”.

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Scrubbs Hand Wash & Detail Center 1020 Skyway, 893-4885

1st Place: Best Car Wash Home of the Ultimate Hand Wash and Detail Center. At Scrubbs, we use the highest quality products to clean your car. We guarantee you’ll notice the difference between that of a standard machine wash and our professional hand wash. While we take care of cleaning your car, relax in our brand new deli area. Featuring fresh food, hot coffee and plasma TVs. You can even bring your laptop in to work or just surf on our complimentary wireless internet!





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Tri Counties Bank 1-800-922-8742,

1st Place: Best Bank/Credit Union Tri Counties Bank offers a unique brand of Service With Solutions® providing a breadth of personal, small business and commercial banking services serving communities throughout Northern and Central California, including seven locations in the Chico area. Established in 1975 and now with assets of $6.4 billion, Tri Counties Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBK) headquartered in Chico, California.


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1st Place: Best Real Estate Agent Sabrina is a 4 time, first place winner for Best Realtor in CN&R for the consecutive years of 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019! She is a second generation realtor, following her mother who is also a local real estate broker. Sabrina has her master’s degree and bachelor’s degree from CSU, Chico in English and is a Chico native. Married to a local high school teacher with Chico Unified, and parents to their two shiba inu boys (Yuka and Moon), Sabrina both lives and loves Chico, and is so grateful for your support and vote, allowing her to win for a third year in a row! When she’s not with her clients or negotiating a deal, she’s in the garden, walking the dogs, or reading a good book!






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Sierra Central Credit Union 352 East First St., 354-3625

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2nd Place: Best Bank/Credit Union

2290 Esplanade, 879-9200

Sierra Central, like many credit unions, formed to serve military personnel. Beale Credit Union opened in 1955 when fifteen members of the Air Force each invested one hundred dollars to form the credit union that would serve military and civilian personnel.

1st place: Best Breakfast Sin of Cortez is no ordinary breakfast joint. For starters, coffee is a source of particular pride there. As such, the caffeine section of the menu is vast, and includes espresso, drip coffee and a variety of teas. The food menu is no less impressive and shows off the restaurant’s dedication to creativity and supporting local farmers. They even make pancakes for the gluten-intolerant among us. And don’t forget that they also now offer a full bar of delicious drinks including; Bloody Mary’s, Irish Coffee, Mimosas and more! No wonder they were recently on an episode of diners, drive-ins and dives on Food Network!!

Phoenix Solar Energy 13290 Contractors Lane, 433-0339

1st Place: Best Solar Company According to Greek mythology, a Phoenix is a long-lived bird that cyclically regenerates or is otherwise born again. The Phoenix rising from ashes represents letting go of old ideas for real change. Like the Phoenix, Phoenix Solar Energy is part of the paradigm shift to harness the power of the sun and the energy of its employees. Phoenix Solar Energy is defined through quality and integrity. Phoenix Solar was started by Jason Nicholson and Cody Thurman. Combined they have over 46 years of experience in the solar industry. Our mission is to bring to power a sustainable economy of renewable energy to California’s neighborhoods, businesses, and institutions. Phoenix Solar Energy always rises to the challenge of converting more homes and businesses to solar energy. We take excellent care of customers and supply you with all the latest solar technology.

Tres Hombres Long Bar & Grill 100 Broadway, 342-2634

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Since 2005 Tres Hombres has been recognized every year by CN&R readers for serving the Best margarita’s in Chico. If you haven’t tried one, now is the time. Try the Cadillac or Island margarita’s by the glass, Grande, or pitcher. If you’re a little more adventurous try the popular Avocado margarita. Fresh and sea-

In 1963 Shasta Cascade Credit Union was chartered in Redding, California. Its membership base included city, county, hospital and lumber industry employees. Beale and Shasta Cascade merged in 1981 forming what is now known as the Sierra Central Credit Union. The newly formed credit union experienced a decade of rapid growth, merging with 22 other credit unions. Today, Sierra Central Credit Union continues to grow with increasing membership and provides amazing customer service to its members. Sierra Central Credit Union’s commitment is to continue being the Best Of Banking Where You Live and Work!

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New Clairvaux Vineyard 26240 Seventh St., Vina, 839-2200

1st Place: Best Local Winery – Regional In the small, dusty town of Vina, California, a fifth-generation winemaker and a community of Trappist-Cistercian monks are creating hand-crafted and unique wines. With a focus on quality and commitment, this surprising team is putting Vina on the map as a distinguished winemaking region.

Chico Community Acupuncture 1815 Mangrove Ave., 345-5300

1st Place: Best Alternative HealthCare Provider 1st Place: Best Acupuncture Clinic Chico Community Acupuncture opened it’s doors in 2010. Its founder, Olivia Peters-Lazaro, L.Ac. is a Chico Native, and after being gone for over a decade was so happy to be able to move back home and offer this healing resource to the community she loves. Since opening, the clinic has helped thousands of people reach their health goals: resolving ear infections, managing chronic pain, healing from an injury, reducing stress, improving fertility, getting better sleep. In October of this year they welcomed Yvonne Taylor L.Ac. to the team and will be open Monday through Saturday to make it easier than ever for you to get the care you need. They are currently offering free treatments to people directly impacted by the Camp Fire through a grant from North Valley Community Foundation. Olivia and Yvonne are honored to help you in your recovery process.

Bacio 1903 Park Ave., 345-7787

1st Place: Best Caterer 3rd Place: Best Take-Out Bacio’s commitment to quality and seasonality goes beyond beautiful, delicious food. A Chico favorite since 1984, their reputation is unsurpassed when it comes to beautiful weddings, elaborate Galas, Farm to Table events and intimate gatherings. The retail Carry Out, at the corner of 19th and Park Ave. is open M-F and offers an array of thoughtfully prepared foods to take out, eat in or enjoy on the little patio out back. ONLINE ORDERING and DELIVERY is available for your weekly business gatherings on the ONLINE ORDERING page of the website.

Earl’s Performance Plumbing 343-0330,

1st Place: Best Plumber

Vina’s rare viticultural soils were first cultivated by Peter Lassen as early as 1846. In 1890 Leland Stanford then transformed these modest beginnings into his Great Vina Ranch, becoming the world’s largest winemaking operation. Later, with prohibition looming, the land was sold and nearly 4,000 acres of vines removed. In 1955, a group of Trappist-Cistercian monks, known for developing some of the most famous European vineyards, settled in Vina establishing the Abbey of New Clairvaux. Today they work with winemaker Aimée Sunseri and her family producing award-winning wines from both Vina and her family’s Napa Valley vineyards. They believe wine is not just made well, but also must be grown well. With this in mind, New Clairvaux Vineyard endeavors to resurrect this once-famous region. You’re invited to visit and taste all that this historic and extraordinary winery has to offer.

Earl’s Plumbing celebrates 21 years serving the North State by being voted #1 Plumber by Chico News & Review’s readers in the Best of Chico contest for the 2nd year in a row! For complete plumbing service and repair of your home or business, including; tank & tankless water heaters, filtration systems, toilets, showers, sinks, faucets, garbage disposals, well pumps & systems and septic pumping,


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you can trust Earl’s. Schedule online, text, or call today and see why Earl’s Plumbing was voted BEST plumber in Chico 2 years in a row. When you need a plumber, Earl’s plumbing pros will come with a truck neatly filled with enough supplies to fix your problem! With Earl’s, it’s Fixed Right, Right Now.

Thank You for your support all these years Chico!

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Ginno’s Kitchen and Appliance Center 2505 Zanella Way, 342-2182

1st Place: Best Appliance Store For the second year in a row Ginno’s has been voted by CN&R readers as the Best Appliance Store in Chico. Ginno’s was started in 1952 by John and Claudia Ginno. They built their business on quality, service and reliability which has grown Ginno’s to be the largest builder distribution center north of Sacramento.

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To meet the needs of both contractors and retail customers Ginno’s carries the name brands most trusted in the Appliance industry; GE, Whirlpool, Kitchen Aid, Amana, Maytag, Frigidaire, Electrolux, Samsung, Bosch, Sub-Zero, Wolf, Viking and many more. As the North Valley’s largest independent appliance

114 Mission Ranch Blvd., Ste. 50, 891-1900

1st Place: Best Eye-Care Specialist Our doctors at North Valley Eye Care pride themselves in staying updated with the latest medical advancements and technologies. Our entire team strives to exceed the standards for your eye health and well-being.

dealer Ginno’s can offer customers; low prices, a complete service department, knowledgeable sales consultants, delivery, and competitive financing. Whether you’re current appliance stopped working, you’re looking to update your old appliances, or you need help designing your kitchen, trust the people who have been serving the needs of Butte County for 65 years...Ginno’s Kitchen & Appliance Center.

We are the first and most experienced LenSx certified laser cataract surgeons north of Sacramento! Come meet our doctors and surgery team and you will see why we perform more cataract surgeries than anyone else in Chico. Providing affordable, yet trendsetting, designer eyeglasses and sunglasses is our passion. Our optical team is outstanding and will help you select the perfect frame.

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North Valley Eye Care would love for you to visit our newly remodeled clinic and become one of our patients. Find out for yourself why we were voted Best of Chico.

2432 Esplanade, 774-2158

1st Place: Best Thrift Store

Thank You to our Patrons! We appreciate your business and support.




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Thrifty Bargain has the best deals in town, hands-down! Serving Chico for over 20 years, the store is restocked daily with thousands of items. Customers are encouraged to check back daily for new and exciting treasures at incredible discounted prices! There are 25-75% savings every day and seniors and students save an additional 10% every day!

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Sweetwater Day Spa 40 Declaration Drive, Ste. 100, 894-7722

1st Place: Best Day Spa

Gold Country Casino 4020 Olive Hwy., Oroville, 533-4560

1st Place: Best Casino 1st Place: Best Restaurant – Oroville (Safire) Gold Country Casino Resort is honored to be voted Best Casino for the twelfth year in a row. They are equally proud that their restaurant, Safire, has maintained its title for Best Restaurant in Oroville. There are always amazing things on the horizon at Gold Country Casino, as they continue to bring you the newest slots, the hottest big name entertainment and the most incredible dining destinations around. They are continuously working to elevate every experience for casino and resort guests to the next level. Gold Country Casino Resort has been setting the Gold Standard in the North State for over two decades, and from here on out, the best will just keep getting better. Exciting things are happening now, at your local favorite, Gold Country Casino Resort!

The Sweetwater owners wanted to share their appreciation and hearts with Chico. Their “Why” and purpose in life is to serve serve their employees, clients, community and family! They wake up every day to live out honesty and integrity, kindness, compassion, courtesy and commitment. They believe it is essential to “love on” their staff, customers and the city of Chico by creating a peaceful, encouraging, positive, empathetic and accommodating customer experience and work environment. They strive for Sweetwater to be a place to come and do what people love to do most..... enjoy a well-deserved plethora of spa services with a group of friends to celebrate a special occasion or arrive solo to relax, restore and encounter Chico’s best!

La Salles 229 Broadway, 487-7207

2nd Place: Best Patio 2nd Place: Best Venue for Live Music 2nd Place: Best Place to Be Seen La Salles is a warm and welcome place to enjoy indulgent eats, creative cocktails, a finely curated beer and wine selection, and local live music. If you are looking for great food and a fun atmosphere to enjoy a night out with friends or loved ones, stop by for a great downtown experience! Open Wed-Fri 4pm, Sat-Sun 9am. Sat & Sun Brunch 9am-2pm. Daily Happy Hour 4-6pm. Live music Fri 4-6pm and Sat 11am-2pm. Check out our patio with fire pits and games to enjoy!

S&S Organic Produce 1924 Mangrove Ave., 343-4930

1st Place: Best Grocer S&S Organic Produce and Natural Foods just celebrated their 50th year of business in this community. Not only did Chico vote this local business as their favorite grocer for 2019 but this was the 6th year in a row that S&S has won “Best of Chico”, making them Living


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Ideas, as well as a Full Service Butcher Shop and Deli. Another unique aspect of S&S is their BBQ department that creates amazing specialty sandwiches such as the delicious “Red Rooster” as well as their famous BBQ Tri-Tip Sandwich that will have you hooked.

Thank you, Chico! The Hair Co.

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Massage Yoga Rolfing Colon Hydration Therapy • Reike • Meditation

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For Elyse 228 Broadway, 893-0106

1st Place: Best Women’s Clothier

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For Elyse provides a truly unique shopping experience! Amber and her daughter Elyse have created a place where moms and daughters can enjoy shopping together and both find pieces they love! They have a huge selection and receive new inventory daily! For Elyse covers all the categories! Everything from cozy sweaters and denim to cocktail dresses! Brides-to-be buy outfits for their engagement photos, bridal showers, and their bachelorette parties! I am excited they now have workwear! Thanks to their trained stylists I found an adorable suit that transitions into the perfect date night outfit! For Elyse carries styles you will incorporate into your wardrobe for years to come. We are so lucky to have such a loved locally owned business here in Chico!

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Nelsen Family Dentistry 1307 Esplanade, Ste. 4, 898-8511

The only Law Firm to earn a California State Senate Award and be voted Seven times Best of Chico.

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1st Place: Best Dental Care Drs. John and Melissa Nelsen, Dr. Tommy Farris, and their fantastic dental team, have been providing excellent, patient centered care for over 15 years. The doctors and their friendly, professional staff take expert care of their patients and provide quality, comprehensive care that is the standard at Nelsen Family Dentistry. With their commitment to excellence and state of the art equipment, not only do their patients receive the best possible care, but they also leave knowing they are part of the Nelsen Family Dentistry family. The staff loves what they do, and it shows in how they work together to change lives!

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Chuck Patterson Dealership 200 East Ave., 895-1771

1st Place: Best Car Dealership

Celestino’s 101 Salem St., Ste. 100, 896-1234; 1354 East Ave., Ste. V, 345-7700

1st Place: Best Pizza

Celestino Gencarelli & Enzo Perri are the boys from Jersey who had a simple plan...make the best authentic New York thin-crust pizza for the people of Chico. They did, and on April Fool’s Day in 1997 Celestino’s Pizza opened for business.

Since 1966 Chuck Patterson has offered the highest level of customer service to Northern California. This is shown by winning Toyota’s highest honor, The Prestigious Presidential award as well as winning Chico News & Review Best In Chico for the past 13 years running. Whether it’s getting a repair done in our new and improved service center, picking up a new part from our Part’s department or getting into that new or used vehicle you have been dreaming

about, we are here to serve you the customer. Come in and see the beautiful showroom offering free wifi, cookies, coffee and tea. Servicing Chico, Yuba City, Orland, Paradise, Magalia, Corning, Red Bluff, Durham, Oroville and Los Molinos. Dealership Hours: Mon - Sat 8:00AM 7:00PM Sun 10am-5pm

In Motion Fitness 1293 E. 1st Ave., 343-5678

1st Place: Best Gym 2nd Place: Best Personal Trainer – Marie Phillips

Luckily for Chicoans it was no April Fools Joke. There’s a reason they’ve been voted # 1 BEST Pizza in Chico by CN&R readers 16 times! The recipes are authentic and timetested. Favorites include fresh salads, salad/slice combo, chicken parmigiana hot sandwichs, homemade lasagna, calzones, and of course spaghetti with Meatballs. Dine-in, take-out, order by phone or online at Planning an event? Call ahead and your food will be ready for pickup or delivered to you.

What can we say about In Motion Fitness that Chicoans don’t already know? The full-service gym offers top-of-the-line fitness equipment, in addition to an array of classes, personal training, nutrition counseling and a cafe. Did we mention there’s also childcare for parents on the go as well as swimming pools, saunas and private workout rooms? Yeah, this “fitness resort” has it all.

Chico Paper Company 345 Broadway, 891-0900

1st Place: Best Place to Buy Art Downtown Chico’s longstanding favorite art shop retains that honor because, well, it’s such a nice place to shop for art. The exclusive seller of artist Jake Early’s iconic prints with an in-house frame shop, Chico

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Paper Co. is well-known for stocking a wide range of pieces from local artists as well as those from far-off places, ensuring a well-rounded collection. The knowledgeable and friendly staff is able to offer guests a dynamic experience whether it’s through buying art, custom framing a project or enjoying the talents of their represented artists. Chico Paper Company is a familyowned business that supports local artists and the arts community!

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Voted Best Pizza in Chico 15 years!

The Hair Co. 2760 Esplanade #150, 894-2002

2nd Place: Best Hair  Salon


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Customers choose the Hair Co. for the talented stylists, friendly smiles, modern environment and variety of products available. The staff is always eager to send customers home with the perfect cut, color and style. And it doesn’t stop there: The Hair Co. also offers skin treatments, manicures and pedicures, waxing and massage. Talk about full-service!

Best server Best KiD FrienDly restaurant

Holt Construction, Inc.

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2nd Place: Best General Contractor Holt Construction, Inc. has been in operation since 2006. Whether you are a business owner ready to improve your office or retail space or a restaurant owner needing to upgrade your facilities or build a new restaurant, Holt Construction, Inc. has the resources and management to help in design and construction of your project. Holt Construction, Inc. is fully licensed and insured and works closely with local vendors to ensure their customers receive the best pricing and satisfaction. Holt Construction, Inc. services the entire Northern California region and Nevada.

THANK YOU Chico, for your continued support!

The Arc Stores fund the Family Support Programs for developmentally disabled individuals and their families. We’ll keep providing Quality, Cleanliness, Selection and Price, please keep shopping at The Arc Stores and donating your quality, resellable furniture and clothing. chico 2020 Park Ave.

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Danielle Branham, Century 21 Select Real Estate

Daniel S. Thomas

1101 El Monte Ave., 570-8402

619 W. East Ave., 891-4391

2rd Place: Best Real Estate Agent

1st Place: Best Plastic Surgeon

As a Realtor with CENTURY 21 Select Real Estate, Inc., Danielle puts her clients needs first. One Chico seller said, “Danielle was professional, thoughtful and added tremendous value to the transaction process.”

Chico Dental Arts 2539 Forest Ave., 342-6064

3rd Place: Best Dental Care

Dr. Thomas is grateful to be chosen again as Chico’s Best Plastic Surgeon. As someone who has lived in Chico with his wife and three sons for all of his professional career, he appreciates being part of this welcoming community. Dr. Thomas sends his heartfelt thanks to his amazing staff and wonderful patients that have made life in Chico greater than he could have ever known.

Japanese Blossoms 2995 Esplanade, Ste. 104, 891-9022

1st Place: Local Restaurant – Chico 1st Place: Best Asian Cuisine 1st Place: Best Sushi 2nd Place: Best Chef 2nd Place: Best Food Server Laura Baume 30

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Dr David C. Kyle DDS and Dr. Cyrus G. Oster DDS are both graduates of the prestigious Loma Linda University School Of Dentistry. They are compassionate and apply the professionalism and expertise you would expect from Chico’s favorite dental office. Chico Dental Arts is at the forefront of cutting edge technology and offers 3D imaging, same day crowns, implants, periodontal services and more. In addition, CDA offers the most advanced general and cosmetic dentistry in the North State. At Chico Dental Arts, we are honored to have a family of devoted patients that trust us and value the dedication, personalized care and attentiveness that we’ve provided to our community over the years. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your confidence and for voting for us as one of Chico’s Best Dental Care 2019.

Our whole crew here at Japanese Blossoms would like to thank each of you for continuously voting us Chico’s Best Sushi restaurant and this year for voting us Chico’s ‘Best Local Restaurant’ and ‘Best Chef’ with a second place finish for ‘Best Server’!

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A Chico Buyer commented, “Danielle is a phenomenal and knowledgeable Realtor. Understanding and supportive through out the entire process.” This is the second year our voters put Danielle in the ‘Best Realtor’ category. Whether you are a first-time buyer or selling a multi-million dollar home; she’ll help you achieve your goals. A satisfied client noted “I would recommend Danielle any day whether its buying or selling, she’s your girl.” Danielle takes pride in her reputation and puts positive energy into every transaction she takes part in. Call her today with all your Real Estate questions!

We are so fortunate to live where we do and have such a supportive community, bountiful crops and amazing farmers literally in our backyard. All of our rice and much of our produce is grown within 20 miles of Chico and we love seeing our customers and farmers

each week at the local Farmer’s Market. We have set many goals as a local business leader and because of your immense support, we have been able to see those dreams become reality. Thank you so much for all your support Chico!

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Goods & Services

Feed store/farm supply

Liquor store

Thrift store


Antiques store


Local pet store


Solar company


Tree service

FIRST Place: Eighth & Main Antique Center SECOND Place: Vintage Hen THIRD Place: Orange Street Consignment

Appliance store

FIRST Place: Ginno’s Kitchen & Appliance Center Inc. SECOND Place: Hudson’s Appliance Center THIRD Place: Best Buy

Auto repair shop

FIRST Place: Northern Star Mills SECOND Place: C Bar D Feed THIRD Place: Wilbur’s Feed and Seed FIRST Place: Christian & Johnson SECOND Place: Chico Florist THIRD Place: Flowers by Rachelle

FIRST Place: Spike’s Bottle Shop SECOND Place: Star Liqours THIRD Place: Mangrove Bottle Shop FIRST Place: Trailblazer Pet Supply SECOND Place: Northern Star Mills THIRD Place: Ron’s Reptiles

Gift shop


FIRST Place: Hubbs & Co. SECOND Place: Made in Chico THIRD Place: Little Red Hen Gift Shop

FIRST Place: The Plant Barn & Gifts SECOND Place: Magnolia Gift & Garden THIRD Place: Little Red Hen Plant Nursery


FIRST Place: Affordable Automotive SECOND Place: Boradori Automotive THIRD Place: Spencer Automotive

FIRST Place: S&S Organic Produce and Natural Foods SECOND Place: Trader Joe’s THIRD Place: Chico Natural Foods Cooperative

Place to buy books

Auto paint/body shop


Place for electronics/ computer repair

FIRST Place: Concours Elite SECOND Place: Knockout Collision Repair THIRD Place: JP’s Paint & Body Works

Bank/credit union

FIRST Place: Tri Counties Bank SECOND Place: Sierra Central Credit Union THIRD Place: Golden 1 Credit Union

Bike shop

FIRST Place: Pullins Cyclery SECOND Place: Greenline Cycles THIRD Place: North Rim Adventure Sports

Cab company

FIRST Place: G-Ride Pedi-Cab & Trolley SECOND Place: Yellow Cab THIRD Place: Taxi Dave

Car dealership

FIRST Place: Danny’s Barbershop SECOND Place (tie): Chico’s Barber Shop SECOND Place (tie): Gearhead Barbershop

Hair salon

FIRST Place: Sweetwater Day Spa SECOND Place: Renew Float Spa THIRD Place: Urban Medspa

Dry cleaner

FIRST Place: 3rd Generation Cleaners SECOND Place: Chico Express Cleaners THIRD Place: Esplanade Cleaners 32

FIRST Place (tie): The Address FIRST Place (tie): Esplanade Furniture THIRD Place: AMB Wood and Steel Designs

Baby/kids’ clothier

FIRST Place: Apple Blossom Baby SECOND Place: Kat’s Meow THIRD Place: The Children’s Place

Place for window treatments

Men’s clothier

Women’s clothier

Day spa

Place to buy home furnishings

FIRST Place: Angels Nails & Spa SECOND Place: Tammy Nails THIRD Place: Bliss Nails & Spa

Car wash

FIRST Place: Scrubbs Hand Wash & Detail Center SECOND Place: Surf Thru Express Car Wash THIRD Place: Eric’s Car Wash

FIRST Place: Mountain Sports SECOND Place: Sportsman’s Warehouse THIRD Place: Chico Sports LTD

Place for a mani/pedi

FIRST Place: Formal Education SECOND Place: Men’s Wearhouse THIRD Place: Upper Park Clothing

FIRST Place: Budget Blinds SECOND Place: Miller Glass THIRD Place: Chico Custom Tint

Shoe store

FIRST Place: Heel & Sole Shoes SECOND Place: Johnson’s Shoes THIRD Place: Birkenstock

FIRST Place: For Elyse SECOND Place: The Outlet THIRD Place: 5th Street Clothing Co.

Consignment/second-hand threads FIRST Place: Bootleg SECOND Place: The Arc Store THIRD Place: Goodwill


Sporting goods

FIRST Place (tie): Chico Sports LTD FIRST Place (tie): Dick’s Sporting Goods THIRD Place: Sportman’s Warehouse

Tattoo parlor

FIRST Place: Kirk’s Jewelry SECOND Place: Olde Gold Estate Jewelry THIRD Place: Amy Waltz Designs

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Place to buy outdoor gear

FIRST Place: Da Capo Style House SECOND Place: The Hair Co. THIRD Place: Two22 Salon

FIRST Place: Chuck Patterson SECOND Place: Chico Nissan Hyundai THIRD Place: Wittmeier Auto Center

FIRST Place: The Bookstore SECOND Place: Barnes & Noble Booksellers THIRD Place: ABC Books

FIRST Place: Eye of Jade Tattoo SECOND Place: Red Room Tattoo THIRD Place: 12 Volt Tattoo

FIRST Place: Thrifty Bargain SECOND Place: Goodwill THIRD Place: The Arc Store FIRST Place: Greg Peitz SECOND Place: Gary Hawkins THIRD Place: Matt Gallaway FIRST Place: Michael Rooney SECOND Place: Larry S. Buckley THIRD Place: Nikki Farris

General contractor

FIRST Place: Proframe Construction SECOND Place: Holt Construction THIRD Place: Billson Construction Co. Inc.

Financial planner

FIRST Place: Steven and Miste Cliadakis SECOND Place: Barrett O. Benson THIRD Place: Kim N. Huber

Insurance agent

FIRST Place: Kevin Baker SECOND Place: Brad Jacobson THIRD Place: Sonia Aery


FIRST Place: Blue Oak Landscaping SECOND Place: Dawson Landscaping THIRD Place: Sierra Landscape & Maintenance


FIRST Place: Earl’s Plumbing SECOND Place: Able Plumbing & Electrical THIRD Place: M.D. Plumbing

Professional photographer

FIRST Place: Diane Clifford SECOND Place: Teresa Raczynski THIRD Place: Mark Thau

Housecleaning service

FIRST Place: Cleaned to Perfection SECOND Place: C&A Cleaning THIRD Place: Helping Hands Cleaning Services

Interior designer

FIRST Place: Lauren O’Donnell Interiors SECOND Place: Dolce Home & Design THIRD Place: Heirloom Fox

Real estate agent

FIRST Place: Sabrina Chevallier SECOND Place: Danielle Branham THIRD Place: Dustin Cheatham


FIRST Place: Nor-Cal Roofing SECOND Place: Chico Roofing Co. THIRD Place: Powell Roofing Inc. FIRST Place: Phoenix Solar Energy SECOND Place: Urban Design Solar THIRD Place: Alternative Energy Systems FIRST Place: Tree of Eden Tree Service SECOND Place (tie): About Trees SECOND Place (tie): North Valley Tree Service

Food & Drink Local restaurant – Chico FIRST Place: Japanese Blossoms SECOND Place: 5th Street Steakhouse THIRD Place: Grana

Local restaurant – Oroville FIRST Place: Safire SECOND Place: Tong Fong Low THIRD Place: The Exchange

New restaurant

(opened in the last year) FIRST Place: Bill’s Towne Lounge SECOND Place (tie): Old Barn Kitchen SECOND Place (tie): Diamond Steakhouse

Food server

FIRST Place: Christina Souza SECOND Place: Laura Baume THIRD Place: Damian Jimenez


FIRST Place: Ann Leon SECOND Place: Jeramie Sabelman THIRD Place: Lisa Sereda


FIRST Place: Bacio Catering, Carry Out & Biz Box SECOND Place: Roots Catering & Restaurant THIRD Place: Chico Catering Co.

Cheap eats

FIRST Place: La Comida SECOND Place: Aca Taco THIRD Place: La Cocina Economica


Craft beer selection

FIRST Place: The Commons Social Empourium SECOND Place: Sierra Nevada Taproom & Restaurant THIRD Place: The Chico Taproom

Date-night dining

FIRST Place: Crush SECOND Place: 5th Street Steakhouse THIRD Place: Leon Bistro

Fine dining

FIRST Place: 5th Street Steakhouse SECOND Place: Leon Bistro THIRD Place: Red Tavern

Kid-friendly dining

FIRST Place: Kalico Kitchen SECOND Place: Sierra Nevada Taproom & Restaurant THIRD Place: Pour House


FIRST Place: Pour House SECOND Place: La Salles THIRD Place: Parkside Tap House


FIRST Place: Ginger’s Chinese Restaurant SECOND Place: Happy Garden THIRD Place: Bacio Catering, Carry Out & Biz Box

Delivery service

FIRST Place: Entree Express SECOND Place: DoorDash THIRD Place: Grubhub


FIRST Place: Sin of Cortez SECOND Place: Cafe Coda THIRD Place: Morning Thunder Cafe


FIRST Place: Cafe Coda SECOND Place: B Street Public House THIRD Place: Nash’s Restaurant


FIRST Place: T. Tea Bar & Fusion Cafe SECOND Place: OM Foods THIRD Place: Broadway Heights California Cuisine

Small bites (apps/tapas)

FIRST Place: Wine Time SECOND Place: Basque Norte THIRD Place: Christian Michaels Ristorante


FIRST Place: Midnite Munchies SECOND Place: The Banshee THIRD Place: Aca Taco


International cuisine

FIRST Place: Priya SECOND Place: Cocodine Thai Cuisine THIRD Place (tie): Ali Baba THIRD Place (tie): Inday’s Filipino Restaurant

Asian cuisine

Local winery – regional (Butte/Glenn/Tehama)

FIRST Place: Live Life Juice Co. SECOND Place: Chico Chai THIRD Place: Lundberg Family Farms

Italian cuisine

FIRST Place: Italian Cottage SECOND Place: Crush THIRD Place: Sicilian Cafe

Local brewery – regional (Butte/Glenn/Tehama)

Mexican cuisine

FIRST Place: Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. SECOND Place: Secret Trail Brewing Co. THIRD Place: Nor Cal Brewing Co.

Vegetarian cuisine

Nightlife & The Arts

FIRST Place: Sol Mexican Grill SECOND Place: La Hacienda THIRD Place: Casa Ramos FIRST Place: OM Foods SECOND Place: Live Life Juice Co THIRD Place: T. Tea Bar & Fusion Cafe FIRST Place: Drunken Dumpling SECOND Place: Golden State Smokery THIRD Place: Gordo Burrito FIRST Place: Smokin’ Mo’s BBQ SECOND Place: Kinder’s Meats & Deli THIRD Place: Southern Zen Barbecue

FIRST Place: Duffy’s Tavern SECOND Place: The Handle Bar THIRD Place: Studio Inn Lounge

FIRST Place: Nobby’s SECOND Place: Burgers & Brew THIRD Place: Burger Hut



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FIRST Place: Aca Taco SECOND Place: Gordo Burrito THIRD Place: Sol Mexican Grill

Ice cream/frozen yogurt

FIRST Place: Shubert’s Ice Cream & Candy SECOND Place: Jon & Bon’s Yogurt Shoppe THIRD Place: La Flor de Michoacán Paletería y Nevería


FIRST Place: Sweet Cottage SECOND Place: OM Foods THIRD Place: The Foodie Cafe


FIRST Place: Scott Barwick SECOND Place: Liz Von Aspern THIRD Place: Vince Villegas

Happy hour

FIRST Place: Crush SECOND Place: Pour House THIRD Place: Christian Michaels Ristorante



FIRST Place: Tres Hombres Long Bar & Grill SECOND Place: La Hacienda THIRD Place: Casa Ramos

FIRST Place: Celestino’s SECOND Place: Farm Star Pizza THIRD Place: Woodstock’s Pizza


Place to dance

Spot to satisfy your sweet tooth


FIRST Place: Halo Hawaiian BBQ & Poke Bar SECOND Place: LemonShark Poke THIRD Place: Lucky Poke FIRST Place: Spiteri’s Deli SECOND Place: Fast Eddie’s Sandwich Shop

place to have a glass of wine

Thank You, ChiCo!

FIRST Place: Wine Time SECOND Place: Unwined Kitchen & Bar THIRD Place: Christian Michaels Ristorante

FIRST Place: Pho C & C SECOND Place: The Banshee THIRD Place: Vietnam Bistro



Place to drink a glass of wine


#1 Best

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FIRST Place: White Linen SECOND Place: Lower Park Lavender THIRD Place (tie): Mojito THIRD Place (tie): Vincent’s Demise


Local coffee/tea house

FIRST Place: Shubert’s Ice Cream & Candy SECOND Place: Sweet Chico Confections THIRD Place: Upper Crust Bakery & Cafe

133 Broadway (530)894-0191

#1 Best Small Bites (apps/tapas)

Watering hole for townies


FIRST Place: Gordo Burrito SECOND Place: Aca Taco THIRD Place: Sol Mexican Grill

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FIRST Place: Bella’s Sports Pub SECOND Place: Oasis Bar & Grill THIRD Place: Pour House


FIRST Place: Japanese Blossoms SECOND Place: The Rawbar THIRD Place: Big Tuna Sushi Bistro

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Sports bar

Karaoke night

FIRST Place: Bidwell Perk SECOND Place: Naked Lounge THIRD Place: Brave Coffee

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FIRST Place: Argus Bar + Patio SECOND Place: Duffy’s Tavern THIRD Place: The Banshee

Street food


FIRST Place: Cozy Diner SECOND Place: Morning Thunder Cafe THIRD Place: The Roost Cafe

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Locally produced food – regional (Butte/Glenn/Tehama)

FIRST Place: Japanese Blossoms SECOND Place: Cocodine Thai Cuisine THIRD Place: Happy Garden

Place for poke

FIRST Place: Upper Crust Bakery And Cafe SECOND Place: Tin Roof Bakery and Cafe THIRD Place: Lovely Layers Cakery

Thank You! Best Burrito! For Voting Us

FIRST Place: New Clairvaux Vineyard SECOND Place: Almendra Winery and Distillery THIRD Place: LaRocca Vineyards

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FIRST Place: Duffy’s Tavern SECOND Place: Mom’s Restaurant THIRD Place: Joe’s Bar FIRST Place: Madison Bear Garden SECOND Place: The Maltese THIRD Place: Studio Inn Lounge FIRST Place: Madison Bear Garden SECOND Place: The Beach THIRD Place: Duffy’s Tavern

Venue for live music

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eye-care specialist

Local visual artist

General practitioner

FIRST Place: Hot Flash SECOND Place: Lo & Behold THIRD Place: Off the Record FIRST Place: Janet Lombardi Blixt SECOND Place: Christine Mac Shane THIRD Place: Ashley Penning

Art space

FIRST Place: 1078 Gallery SECOND Place: Museum of Northern California Art THIRD Place: Chico Art Center

Place to buy art

FIRST Place: Chico Paper Company SECOND Place: Art Etc THIRD Place: Chico Art Center

Theater company

FIRST Place: Chico Theater Company SECOND Place: Blue Room Theatre THIRD Place: California Regional Theatre

Open mic

FIRST Place: Blackbird SECOND Place (tie): The Maltese SECOND Place (tie): Tender Loving Coffee

Place to be seen

FIRST Place: Parkside Tap House SECOND Place (tie): Duffy’s Tavern SECOND Place (tie): La Salles

Casino – regional

FIRST Place: Butte Home Health and Hospice SECOND Place: Argyll Medical Group THIRD Place: Paradise Medical Group

Alternative health-care provider FIRST Place: Chico Community Acupuncture SECOND Place: Simply Pilates THIRD Place: True Rest Float Spa

Acupuncture clinic

FIRST Place: Chico Community Acupuncture SECOND Place: Chico Acupuncture THIRD Place: American Chi Center for Health


FIRST Place: Preference Chiropractic Clinic SECOND Place: Joyce Family Chiropractic THIRD Place: Tenenbaum Chiropractic

Dental care

FIRST Place: Nelsen Family Dentistry SECOND Place: Kremer Dental Care THIRD Place: Chico Dental Arts


FIRST Place: Kafele T. Hodari SECOND Place: F. Paul Sajben THIRD Place: Jacqueline Marie Losi-Sasaki

FIRST Place: Avail Physical Therapy SECOND Place: Coast Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine THIRD Place: Butte Premier Physical Therapy

Plastic surgeon

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Charitable cause

FIRST Place: Butte Humane Society SECOND Place: Chico Housing Action Team THIRD Place: North Valley Community Foundation


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Community event

FIRST Place: Daniel S. Thomas SECOND Place: Emily C. Hartmann THIRD Place: Kevin D. Myers

FIRST Place: Taste of Chico SECOND Place: Wildflower Music Festival THIRD Place: Thursday Night Market

Massage therapist:


Farmers’ market vendor

FIRST Place: Candi Williamson SECOND Place: Babette Maiss THIRD Place: Nikki Ashley

FIRST Place: Grub CSA Farm SECOND Place: Chico Chai THIRD Place: Pine Creek Flowers


FIRST Place: Evers Veterinary Clinic SECOND Place: Chico Creek Animal Hospital THIRD Place: VCA Valley Oak Veterinary Center FIRST Place: In Motion Fitness SECOND Place: Chico Sports Club THIRD Place: Orangetheory Fitness


FIRST Place: Museum of Northern California Art SECOND Place: Chico Children’s Museum THIRD Place: Gateway Science Museum

Party/event venue

FIRST Place: Chico Women’s Club SECOND Place: The Palms THIRD Place: The White Ranch

FIRST Place: Orangetheory Fitness SECOND Place: Chic Express Fitness THIRD Place: Jazzercize Chico Fitness Center

Personal trainer

FIRST Place: Spencer Boone SECOND Place: Marie Phillips THIRD Place: Elaina Zinko

Place to pray


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FIRST Place: Bidwell Park SECOND Place: Bidwell Presbyterian Church THIRD Place: Center for Spiritual Living Chico

radio station

Recreation Dance studio

FIRST Place: 90.1 KZFR Community Radio SECOND Place: 91.7 KCHO North State Public Radio THIRD Place: 106.7 ZRock

Local video/audio show FIRST Place: Banana Grape Stomp SECOND Place: Eve of Destruction THIRD Place (tie): Devastation Sounds THIRD Place (tie): Radio Daze

FIRST Place: Hype Dance Studio SECOND Place: North State Ballet THIRD Place: Chico Creek Dance Centre

Youth organization

Golf course – regional (Butte/Glenn/Tehama)

FIRST Place: Bidwell Golf Course SECOND Place: Butte Creek Country Club THIRD Place: Canyon Oaks Country Club

Martial arts studio

FIRST Place: Azad’s Martial Arts Center SECOND Place: Haley’s Martial Arts Center THIRD Place (tie): Morning Sun Martial Arts THIRD Place (tie): Americana Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

FIRST Place: Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley SECOND Place: Chico Area Recreation and Park District THIRD Place: Youth for Change

Local personality

FIRST Place: Mike “G-Ride” Griffith SECOND Place: Linda Watkins-Bennett THIRD Place: Cort Klopping

instructor / professor

Yoga studio

FIRST Place: Lindsay Briggs SECOND Place: Sanjay Dev THIRD Place (tie): Janet Lombardi Blixt THIRD Place (tie): Neisa Schuler

FIRST Place: Yoga Center of Chico SECOND Place: Hatha House THIRD Place: In Motion Fitness

Place for family fun

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Teacher (K-12)

FIRST Place: Cal Skate/Funland SECOND Place: Bidwell Park THIRD Place: Rare Air Trampoline Park

Place for kids to play

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Physical therapy office

Boutique gym

chico’s best

FIRST Place: Pleasant Valley High School football SECOND Place: Chico High School football THIRD Place: Chico State men’s basketball

FIRST Place: Daniela Morcos-Gannon SECOND Place: Paul Wassermann THIRD Place: Kathleen Sullivan

Beer event

Local health-care provider

Local team to cheer for



Health / Wellness

FIRST Place: CARD Recreational Coed “E” League Friendly Pitch Softball SECOND Place: Chico Youth Soccer League THIRD Place: Chico Artistic Skate Club

FIRST Place: Julie Archer SECOND Place: Seema Aggarwal Afsari THIRD Place: J. Randal Sloop

(Butte/Glenn/Tehama) FIRST Place: Gold Country Casino SECOND Place: Feather Fall Casino THIRD Place: Rolling Hills Casino FIRST Place: Oktoberfest SECOND Place: Beer Camp THIRD Place: Secret Trail Brewing Co. Anniversary Party

Local league to join

FIRST Place: North Valley Eye Care SECOND Place: Chico Eye Center THIRD Place: Family Eye Care

FIRST Place: Gina Vernau SECOND Place (tie): Nicole Nye SECOND Place (tie): Jennifer Rossovich

FIRST Place: Caper Acres SECOND Place: Rare Air Trampoline Park THIRD Place: Chico Children’s Museum



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Best Cause to Support Chico Housing Action Team’s Simplicity Village Notre Dame Boulevard

Best Place to Chill with a Drink and Book Tender Loving Coffee 365 E. Sixth St., 433-0414

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Congratulations to Chico’s Favorites! 1. Richard Elsom Sr., Taste of Chico 2. Joshua Guy, Tree of Eden Tree Service 5. Jeremy Balukoff, Northern Star Mills 6. Lisa Currier 7. Stu Depper, 3rd Generation Cleaners 8. Adriana & Gloria Covarrubias, Heel & Sole Shoes 9. Lindsay Kirk, Nelsen Family Dentistry 10. Ben Silverman, Blue Oak Landscaping 11. Shaun Armstrong, T. Tea Bar & Fusion Cafe 12. Janeene & Brian Hudson, Nobby’s 13. Eryk Thomas, Orangetheory Fitness 14. Kate Pinsonneault & Lea Gadbois, Chico Paper Co. 15. Samantha, Ginno’s Kitchen & Appliance Center, Inc.

47. Grant C. Parks, 90.1 KZFR Community Radio

66. Farshad Azad, Azad’s Martial Arts Center

32. Steve Cliadakis

48. Doug Roberts, Duffy’s Tavern

67. Erin Wade, 1078 Gallery 68. Danielle Dietz, Da Capo Style House 69. Katarra Shaw, Joseph Levine, Val Shaw & Durba Datta, Chico Community Acupuncture

16. John Dean & Lizzy Young, Drunken Dumpling

30. Kyle Silliman, Chico Computer Clinic

17. Philipp Baker, The Plant Barn & Gifts

31. Jason Nicholson, Phoenix Solar Energy 33. Bill DeBlonk, Banana Grape Stomp

49. Sue Reed, Bootleg

19. Christina Souza

34. Shannon Sullivan, Sin of Cortez

20. Pat Macias, Museum of Northern California Art

35. Candace Kremer, Preference Chiropractic Clinic

50. Sarah Amarel, Debra Lou H. & Sara Rose, Chico Women’s Club

21. Cande Perez, Kalico Kitchen

36. Byron Hetherton, The Commons Social Empourium

52. Ricki Birdsill, La Comida

37. Cort & Tiffany Trull, Esplanade Furniture

54. Antonio, Cozy Diner

18. Janet Lombardi Blixt

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51. Tyler Hund, Trailblazer Pet Supply 53. Marie Phillips, In Motion Fitness

71. Alvyna & Cory Goodwin, Italian Cottage 72. Abigail & Angelina Rasmussen, Live Life Juice Co. 74. Eye of Jade Tattoo

56. Jaima Rose, Cleaned to Perfection

75. Danny Solis, Danny’s Barbershop

58. Sean Ortega, Bidwell Park Golf Course

76. Cecilia Uriarte, Gordo Burrito

59. Amanda Bosschart, OM Foods

77. Michael M. Rooney

41. Kasey Reynolds, Shubert’s Ice Cream & Candy

60. Bree & Alia, S&S Organic Produce and Natural Foods

79. Francine & Lee, Grub CSA Farm

43. Brad Montgomery, Butte Humane Society

61. Jeramie Sabelman, Japanese Blossoms

45. Rob & Michelle Love, Butte Home Health and Hospice

65. Cheri Neal & Lisa Weber, Yoga Center of Chico

39. Tessa Hauschild, Entree Express 40. Mike “G-Ride” Griffith, G-Ride Pedi-Cab & Trolley

63. Van Anh Le, Angels Nails & Spa

80. Ben Eckstrom, Proframe Construction 81. Daniela Morcos-Gannon 82. Robert & Matt, Aca Taco 88. Don Thatcher, Sweetwater Day Spa

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