News

Best Of Palo Alto 2010

The top local businesses take you to the movies

Weekly readers were the casting directors for this year's Best Of issue.

You picked which Palo Alto-area businesses would star here, whether the hands-of-steel chiropractor suitable for getting ailing action heroes back on their feet or the swooniest romantic restaurant for that first-date scene. They're getting their Best Of props based on your votes.

As always, we've found the local favorites in the areas of restaurants, food and drink, retail and services. This year, we also added a few new categories: best dentist, fitness classes, personal trainer/fitness program, travel agency (a Golden Globe winner?), art gallery and barbecue restaurant.

Some businesses take the plum roles: They've won their categories five years in a row and get to wear the Hall of Fame tiara or tux for three years.

Categories:

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (Restaurants)

Reality Bites (Food & Drink)

Goodfellas (Services)

The Shop Around the Corner (Retail Shopping)

Related material:

Best Of raffle winners

Best Of Palo Alto 2009

Best of Palo Alto's cast of contributors

Editor: Rebecca Wallace

Writers: Carol Blitzer, Carolyn Copeland, Ryan Deto, Jocelyn Dong, Sue Dremann, Tyler Hanley, Jennifer Hine, Karla Kane, Chris Kenrick, Jane Knoerle, Robin Migdol, Gennady Sheyner, Sophie Stid, Hannah Totte, Georgia Wells

Photographers: Kimihiro Hoshino, Michelle Le, Veronica Weber

Designers: Linda Atilano, Shannon Corey, Diane Haas, Paul Llewellyn, Raul Perez, Scott Peterson, Gary Vennarucci

Publicity & Logistics: Lisa Johnson, Rachel Palmer, Amy Renalds

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Mixx, Scott's Seafood replacement, opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 2,956 views

Ten Steps to Get Started with Financial Aid
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,960 views

All Parking Permits Should Have a Fee
By Steve Levy | 23 comments | 1,626 views

To Cambodia With Love
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 1,495 views

Early Campaign Notes: City Council
By Douglas Moran | 3 comments | 239 views