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SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT TO MISSION TIMES COURIER, SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

Congratulations to our Winners! very year, we ask our loyal readers to nominate their favorite restaurants, entertainment venues, boutique shops, vets, hair stylists, law offices and any other kind of business or professional they frequent for our Best of Mission Times Courier special section.

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Once again, we received hundreds of nominations from Navajo area residents eager to share their thoughts on the most deserving local and establishments. We’ve tallied the votes, compiled a directory and sent out the awards — many of which you will see proudly displayed on the walls of winning businesses. Some of these businesses have been serving local residents and out-of-town shoppers and visitors for decades or more. Others have only begun to make an impact on the community, but have obviously caught

the attention of local consumers by doing things right. We encourage our readers to hang on to this Best of Mission Times Courier special section throughout the year as a handy guide for the next time you’re looking for an optometrist, a dry cleaner, a doctor, an Italian dinner, a brew pub or even coffee with friends. And if by chance your favorite establishments were left out this year, we encourage you to keep your eye out for next year’s ballots, which will be published in our newspapers and available to fill our easily on the Mission Times Courier website in 2020. After all, competition is part of the fun. Congratulations to all winners! —SDCNN Staff


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Congratulations to the following businesses who were chosen by the readers of the Mission Times Courier.

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The business categories were published in ballot form over a period of 6 weeks. Readers were asked to cast ballots for their favorite choices. This was no simple task! With more than 100 categories, our readers came through with overwhelming response. We wish to thank all the readers who took the time to recognize these businesses which do so much to our communities better.

Dining American Cuisine Bakery Barbecue Breakfast Brewery Brunch Buffet Burger Business Lunch Burrito Casino Casino Buffet Casual Dining Catering Chinese Cuisine Cocktail Coffee Shop Comfort Food Deli Dessert Dinner Donut Shop Family Restaurant Fine Dining Greek Cuisine Golf Course Happy Hour Health Food Store Hot Wings Indian Cuisine Irish Pub Italian Cuisine Japanese Cuisine Juice/Smoothies Late-Night Dining Live Music Venue Lunch Margarita Martini Mexican Cuisine New Restaurant Nightclub Outdoor/Patio Dining Pet Friendly Dining Pho/Noodle House Pizza Romantic Dining Salad Sandwich Seafood Sports Bar Steakhouse Sushi Thai Cuisine Vegetarian/Vegan Wine Bar

Gold Brothers Family Restaurant D.Z. Akin's Restaurant The Pioneer The Trails Eatery San Diego Brewing Company The Trails Eatery Barona Resort & Casino Longhorn Bar & Grill Longhorn Bar & Grill El Rodeo Taco Shop & Grill Barona Resort & Casino Barona Resort & Casino Bully's East Prime Bistro Sports Bar D.Z. Akin's Restaurant La China Restaurant KnB Bistro & Bottle Shop Brew Coffee Spot Brothers Family Restaurant Cheers Deli & Liquor Marie Callender's Restaurant & Bakery Bully's East Prime Bistro Sports Bar Heavenly Donuts Brothers Family Restaurant Brigantine Seafood Restaurant Troy's Greek Restaurant Mission Trails Golf Course KnB Bistro & Bottle Shop Windmill Farms Epic Wings N Things Himalayan Curry and Grill Hooleys Irish Pub Antica Trattoria Osaka Japanese Food & Sushi Pure Press Longhorn Bar & Grill Navajo Live Longhorn Bar & Grill Casa De Pico Longhorn Bar & Grill Casa De Pico Del's Hideout Navajo Live Casa De Pico Antony's Fish Grotto Saigon Star Nicolosi's Italian Restaurant Antica Trattoria Souplantation Cheers Deli & Liquor Antony's Fish Grotto McGregor's Ale House Bully's East Prime Bistro Sports Bar Jump Tokyo Signature Thai Cuisine The Purple Mint Vegan Bistro KnB Bistro & Bottle Shop

Silver Longhorn Bar & Grill Mary's Donuts & Coffee Barbecue Pit D.Z. Akin's Restaurant KnB Bistro & Bottle Shop Troy's Greek Restaurant Souplantation Del's Hideout Tio Leo's Mexican Restaurant Taco Fiesta Sycuan Casino Resort Viejas Casino & Resort Marie Callender's Restaurant & Bakery Terra Catering Wong's Golden Palace Pal Joey's The Simple Coffee House D.Z. Akin's Restaurant D.Z. Akin's Restaurant Fosters Freeze Terra American Bistro Mary's Donuts & Coffee Troy's Greek Restaurant Antica Trattoria Greek Chicken Admiral Baker Golf Course Vine Cottage Sprouts Farmers Market Longhorn Bar & Grill Himalayan Yak & Yeti McGregor's Ale House Mona's Italian Restaurant Ahi Sushi & Grill Jamba Juice Riviera Supper Club Pal Joey's Brothers Family Restaurant Tio Leo's Mexican Restaurant Brigantine Seafood Restaurant Tio Leo's Mexican Restaurant Test Kitchen Eatery & Workspace Blue Agave Night Club Antony's Fish Grotto Longhorn Bar & Grill Pho Xpress Filippi's Pizza Grotto The Brigantine Cheers Deli & Liquor Jersey Mike's Subs The Brigantine San Diego Brewing Company Black Angus Steakhouse Ahi Sushi Basil Thai Bistro Jyoti-Bihanga Vine Cottage Restaurant

Retail Accountant Acupuncture Antiques Appliances Store Art Gallery Attorney Auto Dealership Auto Dealership Used Auto Repair Shop Bank Barber Bike Shop Billiards Boutique Car Wash Childcare Chiropractor Consignment/Resale Cosmetic Services Credit Union Day Spa Dentist Dermatologist Dispensary Dry Cleaner Electrician Fighting Gym Financial Planner Florist Garden Supply Gift Shop Gym/Workout Studio Hair Salon Hardware Store Hospital Insurance Broker Jeweler Manicure/Pedicure Massage Non-Profit Optometrist Personal Trainer Pet Boarding/Daycare Pet Groomer Physical Therapy Pilates Plumber Preschool Real Estate Agent Real Estate Office Retirement Living Solar Company Supplement Store Tanning Salon Tutor Veterinarian/ Vet Hospital Waxing or Threading Salon Yoga Studio

Retail Del Cerro Tax On Point Acupuncture and Wellness Center Bohemian House Vintage 1877 Appliance Del Cerro Gallery Warren B. Treisman Toyota of El Cajon Balboa Motors Johns’s Automotive Care HomeStreet Bank Allied Gardens Barber Shop Zumwalt's Bicycle Center On Cue Billiards Sara's Selections Boutique Soapy Joe's Car Wash Canyon Rim Children's Center Dorris Chiropractor Baby Go Round Pizazz Salon and Spa San Diego County Credit Union Pizazz Salon and Spa Mission Trails Dentistry Dr. Gilbertson Rancho San Diego Scripps March and Ash Fairlane Cleaners Ideal Plumbing Allied Gardens Tang Soo Do Karate Academy Mission Trails Financial The SD Flower Shop Armstrong Garden Centers Elam's Hallmark Pure Power Pilates and Fitness Pizazz Salon and Spa San Carlos True Value Hardware Kaiser Permanente Wendy Phillips, State Farm San Carlos Jewelers Pizazz Salon and Spa Pizazz Salon and Spa Angels Above Foundation Allied Gardens Family Optometry Pure Power Pilates & Fitness The Purring Parrot Barbies Nails and Tails La Mesa Rehab Pure Power Pilates and Fitness Ideal Plumbing Ascension Lutheran Jeff Rosa Allen & Rosa, A Real Estate Brokerage La Vida Real Pure Solar Power Windmill Farms iTan Mathnasium Mission Gorge Animal Hospital Pizazz Salon and Spa Trinity Yoga & Fitness Studios

Retail Williams Mitchell Basha Health David A's Estate Services & Antiques Hyde Art Gallery Quality Appliances HUBKA & HUBKA Bob Stall Chevrolet Rose Auto Sales Lee's Auto Repair San Diego County Credit Union AJ Pros Barber Shop Pedal Pushing Bicycle Shop McGregor's Grill Love & Aesthetics Aqua Clean Car Wash Little Sprouts Academy TLC Functional Wellness Looks Better On Me Revive Salon & Spa Mission Federal Credit Union Bodywork by Bobbi Wellness Center James H. Thompson, DDS Paul Dean Med Men Martinizing Dry Cleaning TLC Plumbing Jing Shen Kuoshu Alex M Zubak - Edward Jones Liz's Flowers San Carlos True Value Hardware Amethyst Moon TruSelf Sporting Club DG Salon Dixieline Lumber and Home Centers Sharp Memorial Hospital Tom Latsko, State Farm Insurance Enhancery Jewelers Boutique Nails & Spa Waring Massage Spa Challenge Center San Carlos Eye Care Truself Sporting Club The Pooped Puppy Lake Murray Grooming Challenge Center Club Pilates Moore Plumbing Canyon Rim Children's Center Mike Barbusca Hill & Hill Realty The Montera Baker Electric NutriMart Hot Tropics Spray Tan Sylvan Learning Friars Road Pet Hospital Dick & Jane Waxing A Gentle Way Yoga

D.Z. Akin's Restaurant Thanks to you, D.Z. Akin’s has become a San Diego institution. They are still a family-run business that spans three generations. They have expanded the restaurant five times in the 37-year of existence to accommodate the overwhelming demand for wholesome, high quality specialty foods. Open at 7 a.m. every day of the week, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The grilled Reuben sandwiches happen to be one of their most popular dishes, out of the other 133 sandwich options, three-dozen breakfast selections! The bakery does not disappoint. D.Z. Akin’s Restaurant 6930 Alvarado Rd, 92120 dzakinsdeli.com | 619-265-0218

Gold Winner Listings: DINING & ENTERTAINMENT American Cuisine Brothers Family Restaurant A family owned restaurant since 1994, come enjoy a real home away from home experience. They offer a wide variety of good home cooking including Grandma Jennies Pancakes, Prime Rib which can be ordered for weekend breakfast and every Friday you can enjoy hand battered Fish and Chips which is one the favorites (served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Their friendly staff will welcome you and provide you with an experience that will keep you coming back for more. Brothers Family Restaurant 5150 Waring Rd, 92120 brothersalliedgardens.com 619-287-0880

Bakery D.Z. Akin's Restaurant Thanks to you, D.Z. Akin’s has become a San Diego institution. They are still a family-run business that spans three generations. They have expanded the restaurant five times in the 37-year of existence to accommodate the overwhelming demand for wholesome, high quality specialty foods. Open at 7 a.m. every day of the week, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The grilled Reuben sandwiches happen to be one of their most popular dishes, out of the other 133 sandwich options, three-dozen breakfast selections! The bakery does not disappoint. D.Z. Akin’s Restaurant 6930 Alvarado Rd, 92120 dzakinsdeli.com | 619-265-0218

Barbecue The Pioneer BBQ The Pioneer has raised the bar for irresistible BBQ since their opening in 2018. Owners Willie DePascale and longtime friend Chef Hanis Cavin assembled an unrivaled team who offer a full rack of specialties including smoked meat combos, brisket-topped burgers, the Porko Sando, and a tangy twist

on several barbecue classics. Grand scale visuals of a whole hog in both graphic and chalkboard form along with vintage tool drawings flank our exterior. Once inside you’ll be surrounded by an Americana style design that is both patriotic and farmhouse, extending a vibe that invites every guest to stay for a while and savor some goodies. Come watch your favorite sporting event on one of our 15+ flat screen TVs, while some of Willie’s favorite “blues tunes” play in the background. The circular bar has 14 beer taps and presents an extensive beverage program with a broad range of cocktails. The Pioneer BBQ 8622 Lake Murray Blvd, 92119 thepioneerbbq.com | 619-825-7787

Breakfast The Trails Eatery

ing Co offers up to 50 taps of beer every day, providing a brew to satisfy each and everyone. San Diego Brewing Co 10450 Friars Rd, 92120 sandiegobrewing.com | 619-284-BREW

Brunch The Trails Eatery (See listing under Best Breakfast)

Buffet Barona Resort & Casino Barona Casino has a long history of creating extraordinary moments — from Barona’s luxury resort and spa to award-winning golf course, casino restaurants, and of course, gaming. Award-winning guest service and phenomenal hospitality, resort amenities around every corner, including luxury spa, and award-winning golf and dining. Some of the most thrilling gaming in the world. Barona Casino is located just 30 minutes from downtown San Diego.

Owner, Stacey Poon-Kinney grew up in a food family — her greatgrandfather was a chef and her great-grandmother ran a diner. While other kids were out being Barona Resort & Casino kids, she was chopping, dicing and 1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd, Lakeside, stirring from an early age. Once a 92040 small diner in San Carlos, Stacey barona.com | 1-888-7-BARONA and her father have grown the eatery to twice the size. Stacey and the eatery have been featured on Burger Food Network's “Restaurant Longhorn Bar & Grill Impossible” with Robert Irvine and Since 1988, the Longhorn Bar & on Food Network's “Food Network Grill has been serving the best burgers in Grantville with friendly Star.” service, strong cocktails, and iceThe Trails Eatery 7389 Jackson Dr, 92119 cold beer. Longhorn Bar & Grill, a thetrailseatery.com | 619-667-2233 Grantville original, offers mouthwatering burgers, local craft beer and locally sourced ingredients. Brewery We’ve got a little something for San Diego Brewing Co everyone with a vintage San Diego The original manufacturing facility feel that you are sure to love and known as San Diego Brewing Co resonate with! Come on in, join the opened in 1896 with much fanfare. local history, enjoy a beer and have A. E. Horton, the father of San some great food. Open Monday Diego, referred to the brewery as through Saturday from 11 a.m. to the most important industrial 10 p.m. and Sundays until 9 p.m. enterprise since he founded the Longhorn Bar & Grill town. It was the largest manufac- 6519 Mission Gorge Rd, 92120 turing enterprise in the county. thelonghornsd.com | 619-283-0831 Today the new San Diego Brewing Co, which opened in 1993, hopes to carry on the tradition that was Business Lunch started so long ago. Along with an Longhorn Bar & Grill assortment of fresh beers brewed (See listing under Best Burger) on the premises, San Diego Brew-


Best of Mission Times Courier 2019 organic, ethically sourced, and sciBurrito entifically roasted using standards El Rodeo Taco Shop & Grill established by the SCAA. Menu feaServing breakfast, lunch and dinner, you will enjoy a large menu of Mexican specialties, seafood, soups with everything you have come to expect from a traditional Mexican taco shop — only better.

tures multiple tea options, flavored kombuchas, kefir cold-pressed juices, artisan breads, quiches, pies, and pastries. Enjoy freshly made paninis, acai and coconut yogurt bowls, vegetarian and vegan options, and more.

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Brew Coffee Spot 6101 Lake Murray Blvd, La Mesa, 91942 brewcoffeespot.com | 619-713-6698

Casino Barona Resort & Casino (See listing under Best Buffet)

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Best American Brothers Family Restaurant A family owned restaurant since 1994, come enjoy a real home away from home experience. They offer a wide variety of good home cooking including Grandma Jennies Pancakes, Prime Rib which can be ordered for weekend breakfast and every Friday you can enjoy hand battered Fish and Chips which is one the favorites (served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Their friendly staff will welcome you and provide you with an experience that will keep you coming back for more.

Comfort Food Brothers Family Restaurant

Brothers Family Restaurant 5150 Waring Rd, 92120 brothersalliedgardens.com 619-287-0880

(See listing under Best American)

Casino Buffet Barona Resort & Casino (See listing under Best Buffet)

Casual Dining Bully's East Prime Bistro Sports Bar Ever wonder how Bully’s got its name? George Bullington, a jockey agent at Santa Anita Racetrack, and J.D. Dahlen tended bar together at the original Courtroom located on Herschel Avenue in La Jolla. George, known as “Bully” around the track, and Lester Holt, a thoroughbred horse trainer, opened Bully’s La Jolla in the Birdrock Area in 1967. Thus the name Bully’s and the racehorse logo. A San Diego tradition since 1971, Bully’s is known for superior quality, exceptional value and of course, friendly service! Bully’s features award-winning prime rib, fresh seafood, steaks, ribs, sandwiches and a children’s menu. Whether it is brunch, lunch or dinner served late, it’s sure to be a pleasurable dining experience. Bully’s East Prime Rib Bistro 2852 Fletcher Pkway, El Cajon, 92108 bullyseastsd.com | 619-465-8525

Catering D.Z. Akin's Restaurant (See listing under Best Bakery)

Chinese Cuisine La China Restaurant La China Chinese restaurant located on Fletcher Parkway and Navajo Road, right next to Smart & Final. Stop by your local Chinese restaurant for delicious food! La China Restaurant 2852 Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon, 92108 619-465-8525

Cocktail KnB Bistro & Bottle Shop The KnB Bistro in Del Cerro offers delicious food, delicious street tacos, chicken wings strong spirits and bubbling brews all in one unique experience. Join them Monday through Friday for Happy Hour 3–6 p.m. KnB Bistro Bar, Bottle Shop & Brewery 6380 Del Cerro Blvd., 92120 knbbistro.com | 619-452-1777

Coffee Shop Brew Coffee Spot Brew Coffee Spot uses award-winning coffee that is 100% certified

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Deli Cheers Deli & Liquor For the past 30 years, Cheers has enjoyed serving customers with the highest quality sandwiches and fresh salads. Today, the deli is the most talked about in the neighborhood for its high standards. The meats and cheeses are freshly cut in front of customers as they order. Breads are freshly baked and delivered every day of the week especially for the deli. The generous portions used to make the sandwiches and salads, along with Cheers’ unique style and recipes in preparing the food results in a delicious gourmet, New York Style sandwich with the California touch, at an affordable price. Cheers Delicatessen & Liquor 6893 Navajo Rd, 92119 goldnencheers.com | 619-463-9990

Dessert Marie Callender's Restaurant & Bakery When you think of Marie Callender’s, you think of mouth-watering pie! It all started with dessert. The legacy of Marie Callender began in the early 1940s in Orange County, California, when Marie, an accomplished baker, first launched her legendary pie business, delivering freshly baked pies to area restaurants. They are still serving delicious pies and still a family restaurant tradition. San Diego Marie Callender's 6950 Alvarado Rd, 92120 mariecallenders.com | 619-465-1910

Dinner Bully's East Prime Bistro Sports Bar

Family Restaurant Brothers Family Restaurant

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Doughnut Shop Heavenly Donuts

Fine Dining Brigantine Seafood Restaurant

Get your taste buds ready! Mike, Roger and Jose have more than 30 years each of making millions of mouth-watering donuts; and now with six locations, they’re putting smiles on peoples’ faces up and down the West Coast.  Heavenly Donuts also does catering and corporate orders!  Heavenly Donuts 5132 Waring Rd, 92120 619-286-1997

The Brigantine is more than just home to some of San Diego’s finest seafood. It’s a place where locals and visitors alike come to share a lively atmosphere and authentic sense of community. The Morton family opened the first Brigantine on Shelter Island in 1969, with a vision that embraced the beach town lifestyle, a dedication to flavorful food, and a passion for


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Best of Mission Times Courier 2019 Best Burger Longhorn Bar & Grill Since 1988, the Longhorn Bar & Grill has been serving the best burgers in Grantville with friendly service, strong cocktails, and ice-cold beer. Longhorn Bar & Grill, a Grantville original, offers mouthwatering burgers, local craft beer and locally sourced ingredients. We’ve got a little something for everyone with a vintage San Diego feel that you are sure to love and resonate with! Come on in, join the local history, enjoy a beer and have some great food. Open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays until 9 p.m. Longhorn Bar & Grill 6519 Mission Gorge Rd, 92120 thelonghornsd.com | 619-283-0831

more! Windmill Farms has a variety of local, organic, non-GMO, gluten free and bulk products, sold in a community environment. Try their take-home “dinner a go-go� made fresh in the store everyday by their in-house chef. Enjoy an oversized sandwiches — where you buy seven and receive an eighth sandwich for free! Windmill Farms also offers 20% off to SDSU students, the first month of every semester. Drop in today and see why Mission Times Courier readers voted them best health food store! Windmill Farms 6386 Del Cerro Blvd, 92120 organicfood-sandiego.com 619-287-1400

For over 20 years, Himalayan has been synonymous with Indian Nepalese fine dining. Their executive chef takes the cuisine and culture of his homeland to the next level at this breathtaking restaurant and delicious cuisine. The chef's mastery of traditional spices and flavors makes each dish an opportunity to experience classics and delicacies in new and exciting ways. Every plate becomes a culinary journey. Enjoy lunch and dinner — you won't be disappointed. Himalayan Curry and Grill 10330 Friars Rd, 92120 himalayancurryandgrill.com 619-461-2503

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Irish Pub Hooleys Irish Pub In the mid-1980s Craig MacDonald, owner and founder of Hooleys, made his first visit to Ireland. So taken was he by the Pub Culture of the Emerald Isle, he decided that he would one day import the warmth and charm of an old Irish Pub to his hometown in San Diego. With the help of two great friends (now partners), Craig realized his dream, and on Saint Patrick's Day of 1999 the doors to Hooleys Irish Pub & Grill first opened in Rancho San Diego. Enjoy homemade traditional Irish fayre, and experience the Irish cuisine and hospitality to San Diego. Hooleys Irish Pub 2955 Jamacha Rd, El Cajon 92019 619-670-7468 | hooleys.com



tional Greek and American food for Trails is equipped with practice over 20 years. You’ll find great areas, golf shops, driving ranges, Epic Wings N Things It started long ago with a wing and food, relaxing atmosphere and rea- and food and beverage options. a prayer. A few siblings decided sonable prices. Mission Trails Golf Course that life in small town Upstate New 7380 Golfcrest Pl, 92119 Troy’s Greek missiontrailsgc.com | 619-460-5400 York held few opportunities for 10450 Friars Rd, Ste. T, 92120 troysgreek.com | 619-281-7741 wing lovers such as themselves ‌ they dreamt of California. They Happy Hour worked tirelessly and finally in Golf Course KnB Bistro & Bottle Shop 1982 the first Wings N’ Things opened in Pacific Beach. Little Mission Trails Golf Course (See listing under Best Cocktail) about Buffalo Wings, or any wings Mission Trail Golf Course strives to for that matter, was known outside provide players with the best overof New York. Since then the comHealth Food Store all golfing experience from start to The Brigantine Seafood Restaurant pany has spread its wings and 9350 Fuerte Dr, La Mesa, 91941 finish. They belong to a nationwide Windmill Farms brigantine.com | 619-465-1935 network of enjoyable and afford- Looking for a great source for fresh grown to 17 Epic Wings N’ Things able public golf courses, so you’re produce, baked goods, nutritional restaurants, and counting, throughsure to find one located nearby that supplements, fresh cut meat and out Southern California. Greek Cuisine fits within your budget, suits your seafood, as well as a full-service Epic Wings N Things Troy's Greek Restaurant skill level, and offers the amenities deli? At this local market, you’ll find 6715 El Cajon Blvd, 92115 epicwingsnthings.com | 619-462-9464 Troy’s Opened their doors in 1985, or services you desire. Like many of what you’re looking for — and and has been making great tradi- our public golf courses Mission

friendly service. Today, known for their award-winning fish tacos and freshly shucked oysters, to classic filet mignon or their perpetually best-selling marinated grilled swordfish. Always prepared to exceed expectations, and served with a smile. You can stop in at any neighborhood Brigantine and get a taste of the local flavor, from regionally inspired specials, to custom cocktails and home town craft beers.

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Best of Mission Times Courier 2019 Since 2001, Antica Trattoria has reigned as La Mesa’s authentic Italian restaurant and wine bar. The food is prepared with honest flavors, fresh ingredients and simplicity. One taste and you will be transported to a place where the old-world style of cooking is a way of life. Serving lunch and dinner, the menus are brimming with a selection of richly flavored appetizers, salads and main courses such as hand-cut Pappardelle with roastCasa de Pico ed garlic, oven roasted tomato, 5500 Grossmont Center Dr, sausage, crispy brussels sprouts La Mesa 92942 and toasted bread crumbs, Cala- casadepico.com | 619-463-3267 mari E Gamberi; a tender calamari steak with shrimp, garlic and capers in a lemon-butter sauce, and Martini pasta dishes including Eggplant Longhorn Bar & Grill Parmigiana and Fettuccini with (See listing under Best American) smoked salmon and shrimp. Pair any one of our dishes with your favorite wine from our extensive Mexican Cuisine selection. Casa de Pico Antica Trattoria (See listing under Best Margarita)

Japanese Cuisine Osaka Japanese Food & Sushi This modest Japanese/American will leave you pleasantly satisfied. Good selection and the kitchen knows what they’re doing. The sushi is beautifully presented, fresh and entrees are wonderful. Osaka Japanese Food & Sushi 4242 Camino Del Rio No, 92108 619-283-6844

Del's Hideout 5351 Adobe Falls Rd, 92120 delshideout.com | 619-255-8175

Nightclub Navajo Live (See listing under Best Live Music)

Outdoor Dining Casa De Pico (See listing under Best Margarita)

Pet Friendly Dining Antony's Fish Grotto (See listing under Best Seafood)

Pho/Noodle House Saigon Star Located within minutes of Qualcomm Stadium, Saigon Star is a family owned and operated business since the summer of 2000. They specialize in traditional Vietnamese and Chinese cuisines. Quality and presentation are the main focus. Their traditional and popular Pho noodle soup is their signature dish. In addition, you can enjoy many different creative dishes such as Sizzling Filet Mignon, Salmon Vermicelli Noodle Soup, Sizzling Fish Fillet and Steamed Fish Fillet with ginger and onions. Come indulge yourself at the friendly and artfully decorated

New Restaurant Del's Hideout For over 33 years, David and Lesley Cohn have brought San Diego dining to a new level. Beginning with one small diner in 1981, Cohn Restaurant Group now owns and operates over 24 restaurants within Southern California and Maui. Del's Hideout, a proud member of the Cohn Restaurant Group, is a family-friendly neighborhood

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Navajo Live is a local nightclub with live entertainment and cocktails. Enjoy Happy Hours, 4–7 p.m. every day and 11:30–closing Sunday–Thursdays. Live Music six to seven nights per week.

Looking for a great source for fresh produce, baked goods, nutritional supplements, fresh cut meat and seafood, as well as a full-service deli? At this local market, you’ll find what you’re looking for — and more! Windmill Farms has a variety of local, organic, non-GMO, gluten free and bulk products, sold in a community environment. Try their take-home “dinner a go-go” made fresh in the store everyday by their in-house chef. Enjoy an oversized sandwiches — where you buy seven and receive an eighth sandwich for free! Windmill Farms also offers 20% off to SDSU students, the first month of every semester. Drop in today and see why Mission Times Courier readers voted them best health food store!

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Juice/Smoothies Pure Press Juice Bar Whether you’ve just returned from an invigorating hike up Cowls Mountain, or just hanging with friends, Pure Press has the goods. Delicious smoothies and fresh food snacks for whatever you’re body needs.

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Grossmont Center landmark for the last 13 years. The iconic restaurant was originally opened by Diane Powers, nearly 50 years ago, in Old Town. With award-winning authentic cuisine, festive atmosphere, strolling mariachis and world-famous Birdbath Margaritas. Excellent service, vibrant atmosphere, delicious cuisine and refreshing beverages – it’s no wonder Casa de Pico has been named “Best Mexican Cuisine,” “Best Margarita” and “Best Outdoor Dining” by Mission Times Courier readers!

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Best of Mission Times Courier 2019 Best Seafood Anthony's Fish Grotto Anthony’s Fish Grotto La Mesa is East County's premier spot to entertain family and out of town guests. This gorgeous location is nestled on a private pond and has been awarded a “Keep La Mesa Beautiful” commendation for its lush landscaping. This local icon is renowned for its large selection of fresh seafood dishes, a well-priced wine list, and a fabulous Happy Hour M–F 3:30–6 p.m. The retail market offers a great selection of hand-picked seafood, and also locally popular pre-made and ready-made holiday and gameday seafood party platters. Anthony's was started by Catherine “Mama” Ghio in 1946 and is still family owned and operated by her grandchildren. Her recipes and sauces are still closely held secrets made to the same exacting standards she demanded 70 years ago. Anthony's Fish Grotto 9530 Murray Drive, La Mesa, 91942 anthonysfishgrotto.com | 619-463-0368

restaurant. A variety of beers and brought the same Sicilian family wines are also available. recipes and authentic atmosphere that customers are drawn to. In Saigon Star 10450 Friars Rd, Ste. E, 92120 addition, Nicolosi’s has many dedphosaigonstar.com | 619-640-2985 icated employees working at the restaurant for more than 25 years, and in some cases more than 35 Pizza years. These employees are part of Nicolosi's Italian the family, and have been serving Restaurant loyal guests for decades. Now the It all started when Salvatore restaurant is now owned by one of Nicolosi emigrated from Sicily to Salvatore Nicolosi’s grandchildren. America in 1906. Salvatore and his The authentic cuisine and homewife, Francesca, opened their first style coziness has made Nicolosi’s a restaurant in 1952 in Mission Hills, San Diego monument for true Italand with that, it became an instant ian cuisine. success. Nicolosi’s has had a few Nicolosi's Italian Restaurant different locations over the many 7005 Navajo Rd, 92119 years of business, but all have nicolosis.com | 619-461-5757

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Salad Souplantation A San Diego original, Souplantation has been a place of creation, from the inception of our restaurant in 1978 down to the very meals guests are able to make using the farm-fresh menu items of the salad bar and buffet. Not only would this restaurant be a place to eat, but also a place where the farm meets the table and families gather for a healthy dining experience all its own. Today, 97 restaurants and millions of guests later, Souplantation has grown into the salad bar and buffet destination for farmfresh, scratch-made offerings for all.

Since 2001, Antica Trattoria has reigned as La Mesa’s authentic Italian restaurant and wine bar. The food is prepared with honest flavors, fresh ingredients and simplicity. One taste and you will be Souplantation transported to a place where the 6171 Mission Gorge Rd, 92120 old-world style of cooking is a way souplantation.com | 619-280-708 of life. Lunch and dinner menus are brimming with a selection of richly flavored appetizers, salads and Sandwich main courses such as hand-cut Cheers Deli & Liquor Pappardelle with roasted garlic, (See listing under Best Deli) oven roasted tomato, sausage, crispy brussels sprouts and toasted Seafood bread crumbs, Calamari E Gamberi; a tender calamari steak with Anthony's Fish Grotto Anthony’s Fish Grotto La Mesa is East County's premier spot to entertain family and out of town guests. This gorgeous location is nestled on a private pond and has been awarded a “Keep La Mesa Beautiful” commendation for its lush landscaping. This local icon is renowned for its large selection of fresh seafood dishes, a well-priced wine list, and a fabulous Happy Hour M–F 3:30–6 p.m. The retail market offers a great selection of hand-picked seafood, and also locally popular pre-made and ready-made holiday and game-day seafood party platters. Anthony's was started by Catherine “Mama” Ghio in 1946 and is still family owned and operated by her grandchildren. Her recipes and sauces are still closely held secrets made to the same exacting standards she demanded 70 years ago.

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Sports Bar McGregor's Ale House McGregor's Ale House brings great food, a broad selection of craft beer in a comfortable place for friends and neighbors to come together. Since 1996, they have worked hard to ensure that locals and visitors alike feel at home. They are conveniently located in the heart of San Diego, in Mission Valley, right next to Qualcomm Stadium. Stop by and say hi! McGregor’s Ale House 10475 San Diego Mission Rd, 92108 mcgregorssandiego.com 619-282-9797

Jump Tokyo Family-run restaurant serving Japanese fare, with an emphasis on sushi, in a modest space. Jump Tokyo 10450 Friars Rd, 92120 jumptokyosushi.com | 619-280-4043

Thai Cuisine Signature Thai Cuisine Looking for a traditional Thai restaurant that offers authentic Thai dishes using fresh ingredients and bold spices? Signature Thai Cuisine is just that place. Whether you like it mild or extra spicy, flavors are bound to invigorate your senses and satisfy your palate. Come and experience first-hand what everyone is raving about! Signature Thai Cuisine 6185 Lake Murray Blvd, 91942 signaturethaicuisine.com 619-825-7559

Vegetarian/Vegan The Purple Mint Vegan Bistro The Purple Mint Vegan Bistro is located in the Grantville, Allied Gardens neighborhood. They bring healthy eating and traditional culture to a crossroads. The bistro serves vegan dishes fused with classical recipes that present an unparalleled twist on authentic Asian cuisine. The new restaurant leads the dining experience with a focused goal in mind: to provide delicious, colorful entrées without sacrificing healthy eating. The Purple Mint Vegan Bistro 6171 Mission Gorge Rd, #118, 92120 thepurplemint.com | 619-280-3388

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BUSINESS & RETAIL Accountant Del Cerro Tax Through hard work, Del Cerro Tax has earned the respect of the business and financial communities. This respect illustrates their diverse talents, dedication and ability to respond quickly. A tax preparation firm is known for the quality of its service. The firm’s reputation reflects the high standards of dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality. They provide total financial services to individuals, large and small businesses and other agencies. Del Cerro Tax 6398 Del Cerro Blvd, 92120 delcerrotax.com | 619-501-7814


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Best Art Gallery Del Cerro Gallery Showcasing local artists for 27 years, Del Cerro Gallery and owner Dr. Doug Grosmark have successfully merged a healthcare office and art gallery which provides a way for local talent to display and sell their art. Every three months, new work is exhibited. Artists interested in showing work should contact Elaine at the gallery by calling 619-286-8238, or by emailing the gallery at gallerydental@yahoo. com. Del Cerro Art Gallery 6398 Del Cerro Blvd, 92120 619-286-8238

Acupuncture On Point Acupuncture and Wellness Center On Point Acupuncture takes an integrative approach to wellness by incorporating traditional Chinese Meridian therapy and Trigger Point Release Acupuncture. Channel Therapy is the eastern philosophy whereas channels flow through the body like streams from one to the next. They should flow evenly and

effortlessly, however, due to overwork, lack of sleep, poor diet, or trauma, sometimes these streams or rivers run dry or get blocked, thereby causing pain.  Eventually one stream will dry up and affect another and another or one stream will get blocked and get diverted causing chaos. The goal is to summon or unblock the waters (aka: Blood and Qi) so that they run smoothly again.  A holistic practitioner, they incorporate Acupunc-

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Appliances Store 1877 Appliance Since 1877 Appliance is a small local business they offer big service on repairs, sales and can replace of all leading makes and models, including washing machines, tumble dryers, dishwashers, electric cookers and built in appliances. 1877-Appliance has over 15 years experience in the appliance business. 1877 Appliance 6502 El Cajon Blvd, 92115 my1877appliance.com | 858-2229542

Art Gallery Del Cerro Gallery Showcasing local artists for 27 years, Del Cerro Gallery and owner Dr. Doug Grosmark have successfully merged a healthcare office and art gallery which provides a way for local talent to display and sell their

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Attorney Warren B. Treisman Warren B. Treisman is a trusted lawyer serving San Diego in civil litigation, personal injury and litigation cases. Free consultation. Warren B. Treisman 7183 Navajo Rd, 92119 treismanlaw.com | 619-583-1900

Auto Dealership Toyota of El Cajon Toyota of El Cajon is a familyowned green dealership that takes pride in exceeding customer expectations by empowering our associates to make a positive difference everyday. Toyota of El Cajon is proud to be the first LEED certified building in El Cajon making them the first and the only green dealership in all of San Diego. One of Toyota of El Cajon’s strategic values is to be conscientious of our community and environment, and creating an eco-friendly facility will have a measurable impact on both. Toyota of El Cajon 965 Arnele Ave, El Cajon, 92020 toyotaofelcajon.com | 619-270-3000

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Best of Mission Times Courier 2019 Cheers Deli & Liquor For the past 30 years, Cheers has enjoyed serving customers with the highest quality sandwiches and fresh salads. Today, the deli is the most talked about in the neighborhood for its high standards. The meats and cheeses are freshly cut in front of customers as they order. Breads are freshly baked and delivered every day of the week especially for the deli. The generous portions used to make the sandwiches and salads, along with Cheers’ unique style and recipes in preparing the food results in a delicious gourmet, New York Style sandwich with the California touch, at an affordable price.

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A local business with the most in fashion, trendy accessories and unique styles. Find the perfect addition to your wardrobe at Sara's. Enjoy a welcoming environment that is comfortable for all. Any questions will be answered as well as concerns addressed. Need assistance in finding outfits for special occasions? You can count on the talented and patient staff to aid you in the process. There is a satisfaction in getting the perfect outfit and Saraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s can help you achieve the look you want. Sara's Selections Boutique 8376 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa, 91942 619-464-1714

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Chiropractor Dorris Chiropractor Thank you readers for voting Dorris Chiropractic BEST CHIROPRACTOR for the 4th time! We are also pleased to announce our new name DC DOCTORS with an amazing special: $1.00 WELLNESS CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINATIONS and TREATMENTS as low as $24.75. Our goals is to help you feel your best and minimize spine pain, headaches, fatigue, hand and knee aching. We combine effective chiropractic adjustments, rehabilitation exercises, and massage techniques that feel great! Dr. Andrea Dorris Chiropractor 10330 Friars Rd, Ste. 111, 92120 dorrischiropractic.com | 619-281-7800

Consignment/Resale Baby Go Round Resale Baby Go Round Resale has been serving families in San Diego since 1990.Their store is entirely made up of gently loved baby, kids and maternity clothing as well as baby gear, toys and furniture that other parents in San Diego sell or trade. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re often described as being like a co-op. Run by the community and for the community, they pride themselves on being friendly and down to earth. Baby Go Round Resale 6360 Riverdale St., 92120 babygoroundresale.com 619-281-2229

Cosmetic Services Pizazz Salon and Spa Pizazz Salon & Spa is dedicated to your personal wellness. They will cater to your desires and needs, whether it is outer beauty (like an exciting new haircut); pampering your nails and feet; or inner beau-


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Best Credit Union San Diego County Credit Union San Diego County Credit Union has been in business since 1938 and today offers its financial services to over 285,000 native San Diegans. Individuals who live in Orange County, Riverside, or those who join the Financial Fitness Association are also eligible to become members. Not only have they served San Diego for nearly a hundred years, they are also locally owned and the leading economic establishment in the area. Checking and savings accounts, mortgage loans, auto loans, online and mobile banking, and investments are readily available. San Diego County Credit Union 2245 Fenton Parkway, 92108 sdccu.com | 877-732-2848

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March and Ash is a customerfocused, licensed cannabis dispensary located in Mission Valley. Shop March and Ash for any of your recreational or medical cannabis needs and explore our selection of flower, vapes, concentrates, edibles, clones, and CBD. We believe that everyone deserves a comfortable and confident cannabis experience and we prioritize customer education, safety, and satisfaction. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s why we have the most knowledgeable staff and the highest quality products in San Diego.  Buy in store, online or by phone. We offer fast and free delivery (depending on location) and are open every day of the week from 7 a.m.â&#x20AC;&#x201C;9 p.m. We look forward to meeting you! March and Ash 2835 Camino Del Rio South 619-31-GREEN  MarchandAsh.com

Dry Cleaner Fairlane Cleaners Since 1983, Fairlane Cleaners has been the top choice for reliable dry cleaning and  laundry services  in San Diego and maintain a reputation of excellence in garment care and customer service. They provide quality services at competitive prices. Their commitment to environmental awareness, the personal attention they offer to customers and knowledge of stain removal in garments set them apart from competitors. As a family-run business, they are dedicated to providing convenient and professional dry and wet cleaning service with a smile. Fairlane Cleaners 6302 El Cajon Blvd., 92115 fairlanecleaners.com | 619-286-1820


Best of Mission Times Courier 2019 Best Gift Store Elam's Hallmark

Elam's Hallmark Grossmont Center 5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa elamshallmark.com | 619-465-8112

Electrician Ideal Plumbing Heating Air Electrical Ideal Plumbing Heating Air Electrical is your one stop shop for all your home repair needs. We specialize in plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical, and complete kitchen and bath remodeling services. Whether itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a leaky faucet that needs attention or a complete bathroom overhaul â&#x20AC;&#x201C; no job is too small or large. Ideal is more than just a company that installs or repairs your plumbing, heating, air, or electrical systems. Ideal happily supports our community through various organizations, such as Allied Gardens First Fridays Sum-

Their story begins in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Guy Elam worked for the Dayton Hudson Corp. and opened the first Target store in 1963, and he got the retail bug! Throughout his career he opened several more Target stores throughout the United States. In 1974, Guy moved the whole family to Sunny San Diego to work for Sol Price (Price Club/Costco) at FedMart. In 1979, they opened their first Hallmark store with the help of their daughter Christie. Their other daughter Joni and son Scott have also been involved with the business through the years. Over a span of 28 years the family now owns 10 Gold Crown Hallmark stores throughout San Diego.Â

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Florist The SD Flower Shop Isaac and David at SD Flower Shop are thrilled to have won the gold â&#x20AC;&#x153;Best Floristâ&#x20AC;? award via the votes of the readers of the Mission Times Courier. From the beginning, their vision was to serve our community with the highest quality floral products at a great venue. The SD Flower Shop 5101 Waring Rd, 92120 thesdflowershop.com | 619-392-5155

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Garden Supply Armstrong Garden Centers

Armstrong Garden Centers 10320 Friars Rd, San Diego armstronggarden.com | 619-563-1433

Many years ago, Armstrong Garden Centers determined that to provide our customers with the very best selection of the highestquality plants every single day, they would need to grow them. Most garden centers and nurseries sell plants that are grown by a network of growers with varying quality and selection. Customers come to Armstrong for a great selection of flowers, vegetables and other plants. Armstrong Growers plans its production from customer purchase data. Armstrong Growersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; offers a full line of vegetables and herbs that are 100% Certified Organic, grown at our organic facility in Santa Paula. Each Armstrong Garden Center store hand-selects from Armstrong Growersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; plant list only those plants that will thrive in their specific neighborhood. Unlike national box stores, they're committed to your garden success and understand the unique climate differences in California.

Gift Store Elam's Hallmark Their story begins in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Guy Elam worked for the Dayton Hudson Corp. and opened the first Target store in 1963, and he got the retail bug! Throughout his career he opened several more Target stores throughout the United States. In 1974, Guy moved the whole family to Sunny San Diego to work for Sol Price (Price Club/Costco) at FedMart. In 1979, they opened their first Hallmark store with the help of their daughter Christie. Their other daughter Joni and son Scott have also been involved with the business through the years. Over a span of 28 years the family now owns 10 Gold Crown Hallmark stores throughout San Diego. Elam's Hallmark Grossmont Center 5500 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa elamshallmark.com | 619-465-8112

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Best Hospital Alvarado Hospital Alvarado Hospital has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review, for the second consecutive year, as one of the “100 Great Community Hospitals” for 2019. Alvarado currently holds a five-star rating from CMS for quality healthcare, has been a recipient of the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award for the past five consecutive years, and was awarded an A Grade for Hospital Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group earlier this year. Alvarado Hospital & Medical Center 6655 Alvarado Road, 92120 alvaradohospital.com | 619-287-3270

Gym/Workout Studio Pure Power Pilates & Fitness

Hardware Store San Carlos True Value Hardware

At Pure Power Pilates, the mission is to create an environment that is intimate, non-intimidating, and has a friendly atmosphere that offers private and small group training for all levels of fitness. Equipped with state of the art Stott Pilates equipment; including 6 V2 Max Deluxe Reformers with Jumpboards and Towers, 6 Stability Chairs, Toning Balls, Foam Rollers, Fitness Circles, and Flex Bands. In our fitness classes, we utilize the TRX Suspension System, Stability Balls, Kettle Bells, dumbbells, and the BOSU Balance Trainers. Pure Power Pilates Studio has designed classes that will continuously challenge your body and keep you coming back.

After seven decades working with independent hardware retailers, today’s True Value is not only a stalwart of the industry, but also has the experience, the relationships, and most importantly the network of independent stores to ensure a long and bright future for the business. In 1948, John Cotter founded Cotter & Company, a retailerowned company that included 25 independently-owned and operated stores. With the purchase of Hibbard, Spencer and Bartlett in 1963, Cotter not only acquired the company, but also the True Value trademark - a long-standing brand and presence since 1932.

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Jeweler San Carlos Jewelers

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Martial Arts Studio Allied Gardens Tang Soo Do Karate Academy The Allied Gardens Tang Soo Do Karate Academy has been training children and adults in San Diego since 1990. Owner Kenneth Purnell is a fifth degree black belt, having achieved the rank of Master in the World Tang Soo Do Association in 1996. Master Purnell has 25 years of experience and has traveled throughout the world teaching and assisting with the promotion and enhancement of Tang Soo Do Martial Arts. At Allied Gardens Tang Soo Do Karate Academy, all instructors are certified and encourage a positive attitude with an emphasis on self-esteem and confidence. Master Purnell is especially gifted at helping children reach their full potential to become better individuals.. Allied Gardens Tang Soo Do Karate Academy 6690 Mission Gorge Rd, 92120 619-286-5241

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The very best! Both Wendy and her staff go the extra mile to serve. What ever your insurance needs, Wendy and team are there for you! Wendy Phillips, State Farm 3838 Camino Del Rio N. #103, 92108 619-563-0380 | www.statefarm.com

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Alvarado Hospital has been recog- San Carlos Jewelers is dedicated to nized by Becker’s Hospital Review, providing unparalleled customer (See listing under Best Cosmetic for the second consecutive year, as service while guiding you with the Services) knowledge of 25+ combined years in the jewelry business. With a diverse collection of gold, diamond, gemstone, silver jewelry and watches they have a gift for every occasion to fit any budget. You’ll find everything from designer engagement rings to handmade silver jewelry and estate pieces that carry decades of history.

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one of the “100 Great Community Hospitals” for 2019. Alvarado currently holds a five-star rating from CMS for quality healthcare, has been a recipient of the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award for the past five consecutive years, and was awarded an A Grade for Hospital Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group earlier this year.

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Best of Mission Times Courier 2019 Non-Profit Angels Above Foundation

La Vida Real Nestled in Rancho San Diego, La Vida Real is a luxury retirement community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care in distinctively designed studio, one- and two-bedroom residences. Residents enjoy resort style amenities and services such as a fully equipped fitness center, delicious dining at the onsite restaurant, a heated swimming pool and spa and a full calendar of social, cultural and educational opportunities. The community’s licensed and accredited assisted living takes a “wholeperson” approach to wellness and is tailored to meet residents’ needs with services that can be dialed up, or back at any time. La Vida Real’s memory care provides personalized and innovative programs focused on encouraging and supporting independence. All of this makes La Vida Real the “Best of” San Diego’s retirement living. Experience La Vida Real by taking a personal tour. Call 619-592-8067 or visit LaVidaRealSeniorLiving .com to schedule. La Vida Real 11588 Via Rancho San Diego El Cajon, 92019 srgseniorliving.com | 619-375-0419

Angels Above Foundation 6301 Lake Athabaska Pl, 92119 angelsabovefoundation.org 619-454-9694

Optometrist Allied Gardens Family Optometry Providing personalized eye care in a warm, welcoming environment for your whole family is the standard moto for Allied Gardens Family Optometry. They have been

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grow and evolve with the changing needs of pets and their owners — love and attention is still number one. The Purring Parrot 4593 Mission Gorge Pl, 92120 thepurringparrot.com | 619-252-5244

Pet Groomer Barbies Nails and Tails Pet Grooming Barbies Nails and Tails does it all! They provide pet grooming, pet walking and pet boarding. Pet drop off and pickup makes it easy for you busy schedule. They also provide self wash stations. Barbies Nails and Pet Tails 6628 Mission Gorge Rd, 92120 nailsandtails.com | 619-806-3056

Physical Therapy La Mesa Rehab La Mesa Rehab is the only CORF in East San Diego. CORF is a Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility that provides outpatient diagnostic, therapeutic, and restorative services for rehabilitation from injury, disability, or sickness.

The Purring Parrot is owned and managed by Maria and Patrick Brinson. They decided to open up a place for feline and avian companions because they felt that the level of service for dogs has grown while cats and birds have been left La Mesa Rehab Outpatient Facility behind. Maria and Patrick have 8380 Center Dr, Ste. E, La Mesa, also done volunteer work for Pro- 91942 ject Wildlife in San Diego and Oasis lamesarehab.com | 619-466-6077 Bird Sanctuary in Arizona. To help provide a stress free environment Pilates they provide a lot of the things and level of attention that pets might Pure Power Pilates and receive at home, thus we provide Fitness many amenities. Though The (See listing under Best Workout Purring Parrot may continue to Studio)

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On Sept. 3, 1991, our daughter, Nicole, was born with a severe congenital heart birth defect, (hypoplastic left heart), that put her in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Our story is, unfortunately, not uncommon as approximately 500 million of deliveries require some level of intensive care in the United States. The hospital had multiple surgical specialists, therapists, nurses and other medical workers on-hand in order to ensure that every infant in the NICU received the best care. Not only were we impressed with the extensive care provided but also by the passion with which the medical staff conducted themselves. After Nicole passed away, we were impelled do something to give back to the medical staff and to help other families going through this ordeal. It is in the memory of Nicole and in honor of the NICU staff that we have had the dream of starting the Angel’s Above Foundation.

serving the area for over 40 years. The health of your eyes is very important, which is why they recommend yearly wellness checks. At every exam, Dr. Rosina Cullins tests for eye diseases, such as macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma. Glaucoma is a silent eye disease that does not affect eyesight at the onset, so those with perfect vision should still have annual exams to be screened.

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Best Tutor Mathnasium Whether your child started out far behind or already ahead in math, Mathnasium will help them leap ahead because they understand that any child can be successful in math — it’s a matter of teaching it in a way that makes sense to them. Experienced math tutors utilize proprietary teaching materials and techniques, The Mathnasium Method, to deliver a customized learning plan designed to address each student's needs. If math is a problem, Mathnasium can solve it. Students will grow more excited and confident about math — and their grades will reflect that. Mathnasium 10330 Friars Rd, #109, 92120 mathnasium.com | 619-281-6284

The office of Allen & Rosa offers 14 years of local experience and over 450 successful past transactions. Whether purchasing your dream home, starter home or investment property you can take advantage their expertise! If you want a broker who can get you the best price possible when buying or selling their properties and one of the most accessible and knowledgeable Realtors in the whole country give them a call. There is a reason they rank in the very top of all Realtors for sales volume year after year. Allen & Rosa, A Real Estate Brokerage 7687 Stevenson Way, 92120 allenandrosa.com | 619-648-4800

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connected! Whether you are looking for your starter home or investment property, fixing up your home prior to sale, or a home that just needs a few improvements, you can Ascension Lutheran 5106 Zion Ave, 92120 count of Jeff to provide the 15 plus ascension-church.com | 619-582-2636 years of experience to guide you through. Jeff may will be the most accessible and knowledgeable RealReal Estate Agent tors in the whole country. There is Jeff Rosa a reason he ranks in the very top of The San Diego real estate market is all Realtors for sales volume year surging. In this market, successful after year. buyers and sellers must rely on a Jeff Rosa Realtor with up-to-the-minute 7687 Stevenson Way, San Diego knowledge and understanding of jeffrosahomes.com | 619-886-8790 many neighborhoods and market trends. You need a Realtor who is

Gardens Community Group and the San Diego Children’s Choir, a (See listing under Best Electrician) prayer ministry, various Bible study opportunities.

Preschool Ascension Lutheran Ascension has a history and a calling to serve its people and those of its community, both near and far. These activities include ministries such food distribution, community outreach (with a Christmas and Easter meal for the community), music programs, Christian education, a quilting group, a healing touch ministry, a children’s center, meeting space available to various

be dialed up, or back at any time. La Vida Real’s memory care provides personalized and innovative programs focused on encouraging and supporting independence. All of this makes La Vida Real the “Best of” San Diego’s retirement living. Experience La Vida Real by taking a personal tour. Call or visit LaVidaRealSeniorLiving.com. La Vida Real 11588 Via Rancho San Diego El Cajon, 92019 srgseniorliving.com | 619-592-8067

Solar Company Pure Solar Power Pure Solar Power is an all in one energy services provider. They look at the current energy use conditions of the home or business and produce a recommendation list for the property. This list identifies what steps can be taken to reduce waste and inefficiency before sizing for the solar system. With this comprehensive approach, we offer the highest efficiency, highest value, solar energy system for our customers.

Nestled in Rancho San Diego, La Vida Real is a luxury retirement community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care in distinctively designed studio, one- and two-bedroom residences. Residents enjoy resort style Pure Solar Power amenities and services such as a 1124 Vista Sierra Dr, El Cajon, 92019 fully equipped fitness center, deli- puresolarpower.net | 619-447-7280 cious dining at the onsite restaurant, a heated swimming pool and spa and a full calendar of social, Supplement Store cultural and educational opportu- Windmill Farms nities. The community’s licensed (See listing under Best Health Food and accredited assisted living takes Store) a “whole-person” approach to wellness and is tailored to meet residents’ needs with services that can

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Thank you. Thank you, Mission Times Courier readers for voting HomeStreet Bank “Best Bank” for 2019. Founded in 1921, HomeStreet Bank offers consumer and commercial banking, mortgage lending and loans for residential construction, commercial real estate financing, investment and insurance products and services on the West Coast and Hawaii. At HomeStreet Bank, we’re driven to enrich the lives of our customers and communities through intentional relationships, consistent integrity and financial expertise.

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Customers choose iTan because they provide a unique experience that delivers on our promise to fulfill our customers’ needs. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, cleanliness, consistency and latest technology keep them on top of the tanning service—from skin sensing beds to the newest spray formulas and full body hydration station, iTan provides the latest in selfadministered sun, spray and spa technology.

Whether your child started out far behind or already ahead in math, Mathnasium will help them leap ahead because they understand that any child can be successful in math — it’s a matter of teaching it in a way that makes sense to them. Experienced math tutors utilize proprietary teaching materials and techniques, The Mathnasium Method, to deliver a customized learning plan designed to address each student's needs. If math is a problem, Mathnasium can solve it. Students will grow more excited and confident about math — and their grades will reflect that.

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Veterinarian/Hospital Mission Gorge Animal Hospital Mission Gorge Animal Hospital is proud to serve the San Diego area for everything pet related. The veterinary clinic and animal hospital is run by Dr. David Lee. Their team is committed to educating clients in how to keep your pets healthy year round, with good nutrition and exercise.  Mission Gorge Animal Hospital stays on top of the latest advances in veterinarian technology and above all, remembers that

Best Gym/Workout Studio Pure Power Pilates & Fitness At Pure Power Pilates, the mission is to create an environment that is intimate, non-intimidating, and has a friendly atmosphere that offers private and small group training for all levels of fitness. Equipped with state of the art Stott Pilates equipment; including 6 V2 Max Deluxe Reformers with Jumpboards and Towers, 6 Stability Chairs, Toning Balls, Foam Rollers, Fitness Circles, and Flex Bands. In our fitness classes, we utilize the TRX Suspension System, Stability Balls, Kettle Bells, dumbbells, and the BOSU Balance Trainers. Pure Power Pilates Studio has designed classes that will continuously challenge you and keep you coming back for more. Pure Power Pilates & Fitness 7297 Navajo Rd, 92119 | purepowerpilatessd.com 619-741-5885

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all animals and pets need to be treated with loving care in every check-up, procedure, or surgery. Mission Gorge Animal Hospital 6690 Mission Gorge Rd, 92120 missiongorgeah.com | 619-280-1503

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Yoga Studio Trinity Yoga & Fitness Studios Trinity Yoga & Fitness is dedicated to encouraging a lifetime of physical, mental and spiritual fitness and to provide its members with tools to discover their own inner strengths. The foundational belief of Trinity Yoga & Fitness Studios, Inc. is that the philosophies and physical disciplines of yoga, pilates and core strength training transcend into all aspects of daily life, improving who we are as members of the community and as a member of humanity. Trinity Yoga & Fitness 7428 Jackson Dr, 92119 | 619-672-6352 trinityyogaandfitness.com

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