BEST OF WINNER LIST 2013

Feb 13 • Arts & Entertainment 2013, BEST OF WILMINGTON, Food & Beverage 2013, Goods & Services 2013, Humanitarian 20132 Comments

FOOD & DRINK

BEST APPETIZERS – Front Street Brewery
BEST ATMOSPHERE – Indochine
BEST BAKERY – Apple Annie’s Bake Shop
BEST BARBECUE – Jackson’s Big Oak Barbecue
BEST BAR (OVERALL) – Satellite Bar and Lounge
BEST BARTENDER – Megan Loux – Cape Fear Wine & Beer
BEST BREAKFAST – Sweet N Savory Bake Shop & Cafe
BEST BUFFET – Casey’s Buffet
BEST BURRITO – Flaming Amy’s Burrito Barn
BEST BURGER – P.T.’s Old Fashioned Grille
BEST CATERING SERVICE – Middle of the Island
BEST CHAIN RESTAURANT – Bonefish Grill
BEST CHEF – Keith Rhodes – Catch
BEST CHINESE RESTAURANT – Szechuan 132
BEST COFFEE SHOP – Port City Java
BEST DELICATESSEN – Chop’s Deli
BEST DESSERTS – Apple Annie’s
BEST DINER – Dixie Grill
BEST FAST FOOD – P.T.’s Old Fashioned Grille
BEST FINE DINING RESTAURANT – Circa 1922
BEST FOOD TRUCK – Flaming Amy’s Sacred Burrito Bus
BEST FRENCH RESTAURANT – Caprice Bistro
BEST FRIES – P.T.’s Old Fashioned Grille
BEST HOMEMADE BREAD – Sweet N Savory Bake Shop & Cafe
BEST HOMEMADE SOUP – Chop’s Deli
BEST HOT DOG – The Trolly Stop
BEST ICE CREAM – The Fuzzy Peach
BEST INDIAN FOOD – Tandoori Bites
BEST ITALIAN – Osteria Cicchetti
BEST LATE NIGHT EATERY – Slice of Life
BEST JAPANESE RESTAURANT – Nikki’s Fresh Gourmet & Sushi
BEST LUNCH – Chop’s Deli
BEST MEDITERRANEAN FOOD – Olympia
BEST MEXICAN FOOD – K-38 Baja Grill
BEST NEIGHBORHOOD BAR – Satellite Bar and Lounge
BEST NEW RESTAURANT – Hops Supply Co.
BEST OUTSIDE DINING – Bluewater Grill
BEST OYSTERS – Dock Street Oyster Bar
BEST PANINI – Panera Bread
BEST PIZZA – Slice of Life
BEST RESTAURANT (OVERALL) – Indochine
BEST SALADS – Brasserie Du Soleil
BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT – Michael’s Seafood Restaurant & Catering
BEST SOUL FOOD – Casey’s Buffet Barbecue & Home Cookin’
BEST SPORTS BAR – Carolina Ale House
BEST STEAK – Port City Chop House
BEST SUB/SANDWICH SHOP – Chop’s Deli
BEST SUSHI – Nikki’s Fresh Gourmet and Sushi
BEST TAKE OUT – Hibachi Bistro
BEST THAI RESTAURANT – Indochine
BEST VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT – Lovey’s Market
BEST WAITSTAFF – Copper Penny
BEST WINGS – The Copper Penny
BEST WINE LIST – Circa 1922

GOODS & SERVICES

BEST ADULT STORE – Adam & Eve
BEST ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE – McKay Healing Arts
BEST ANTIQUE STORE – The Ivy Cottage
BEST APARTMENT COMPLEX – The Reserve at Mayfaire
BEST ARCADE/GAME ROOM – Jungle Rapids
BEST AUTO MECHANIC – Black’s Tire & Auto Service
BEST BOWLING ALLEY – Ten Pin Alley
BEST BOOK STORE – Old Books on Front Street
BEST CAR WASH – Cruisers Car Wash
BEST CHIROPRACTOR – Back In Motion Chiropractic & Massage
BEST CONSIGNMENT/RESALE-DECOR – The Ivy Cottage
BEST CONSIGNMENT/RESALE CLOTHES – The Fairy Circle
BEST DENTIST – Bozart Family Dentistry
BEST DOG GROOMER – Port City Animal Hospital
BEST FLORIST – Julia’s Florist
BEST GIFT SHOP – Blue Moon Gift Shops
BEST GOURMET STORE – Whole Foods Market
BEST GYM – Planet Fitness
BEST HEALTH FOOD STORE – Tidal Creek
BEST HAIR SALON – Bangz Hair Salon
BEST HOTEL – Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach
BEST JEWELER – Reeds Jewelers
BEST KIDS CLOTHING – Once Upon A Child
BEST LOCAL GARDEN STORE – The Plant Place
BEST MASSAGE THERAPIST – Mike Lodato – Massage Envy Spa
BEST MENS CLOTHING – Belk
BEST MORTGAGE COMPANY – Alpha Mortgage
BEST MOTORCYCLE SHOP – Carolina Coast Harley Davidson
BEST MOVING COMPANY – Two Men and a Truck
BEST PERSONAL TRAINER – LaMaine Williams
BEST PET FRIENDLY BUSINESS – Java Dog
BEST PLACE TO BOARD A PET – Paw Beach Pet Resort
BEST PLACE TO BRING VISITORS OR OUT-OF-TOWNERS – Battleship NC
BEST PLACE TO BUY A USED CAR – Stevenson Honda
BEST PLACE TO BUY A NEW CAR – Toyota of Wilmington
BEST PLACE TO BUY GAS – Gogas
BEST PLACE FOR A FIRST DATE – The Little Dipper
BEST POOL HALL – Blue Post Billiards
BEST PRINT SHOP – Dock Street Printing
BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY – Intracoastal Realty
BEST SHOE STORE – Rack Room Shoes
BEST SHOPPING PLAZA – Mayfaire Town Center
BEST SPA – Head to Toe Day Spa & Salon
BEST SURF SHOP – Sweetwater Surf Shop
BEST TANNING SALON – Tropical Tans
BEST TATTOO PARLOR – Artfuel
BEST VETERINARIAN – Port City Animal Hospital
BEST WINE/BEER SHOP – Lighthouse Beer & Wine
BEST WOMEN’S CLOTHING – Island Passage

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

BEST ART GALLERY – Bottega Art & Wine
BEST BAND – Bibis Ellison
BEST BLOG – Port City Foodies
BEST COMEDY TROUPE – Nutt House Improv Troupe
BEST DANCE CLUB – Pravda/Sputnik
BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater
BEST LOCAL ARTIST – Ivey Hayes
BEST LOCAL DJ – DJ Battle
BEST LOCAL INDEPENDENT FILM – It’s A Girl Thing
BEST LOCAL FILMMAKER – Derek Pons and Nate Daniel
BEST LOCAL RADIO PERSONALITY – Foz
BEST LOCAL RADIO STATION – The Penguin 98.3 FM
BEST LOCAL TOURIST ATTRACTION – North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
BEST MORNING RADIO SHOW – Foz and Jocelyn – Z107.5
BEST MUSEUM – Cameron Art Museum
BEST PLACE TO BUY MUSIC – Gravity Records
BEST BUY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS – Finkelstein Music
BEST PLACE FOR KARAOKE – Katy’s Grill & Bar
BEST THEATRE PRODUCTION – Little Shop of Horrors
BEST THEATRE PRODUCTION COMPANY – Level 5 at City Stage
BEST THEATRE VENUE – Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts
BEST WEBSITE – www.encorepub.com
BEST THESPIAN – Cullen Moss
BEST TOUR OF WILMINGTON – Springbrook Farms
BEST NEWSCASTER – Frances Weller
BEST NEWSCAST – WECT
BEST WRITER – Celia Rivenbark
WRITE IN CATEGORY – Best New Store – Wilmington Homebrew Supply

HUMANITARIAN

BEST ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP – Cape Fear River Watch
BEST LOCAL HUMANITARIAN – Sister Mary Isaac Koenig – St. Mary’s Tileston Social Outreach
BEST NONPROFIT – Habitat for Humanity
BEST VOLUNTEER – Amanda Young

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2 Responses to BEST OF WINNER LIST 2013

  1. Michael Sorg says:

    I would like our Auto repair shop to be on the Ballot Best of List this year if possible. Thx

  2. LaMaine Williams says:

    Thanks to the people that voted for me. LaMaine Williams as best personal trainer. (2009-present)

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