2004 Winners 

GOODS & SERVICESFOOD & DRINK
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GOODS & SERVICES
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Best Grocery Store
1. Kroger
2. Schnucks
3. Fresh Market

Best Liquor Store
1. Buster's Liquors & Wine
2. Joe's Wines & Liquor
3. Kimbrough Tower Fine Wine & Spirits

Best Department Store
1. Goldsmith's-Macy's -- Best of the Best
2. Dillard's
3. Target

Best Shopping Mall
1. Wolfchase Galleria
2. Oak Court Mall
3. Saddle Creek

Best Gift Shop
1. Hallmark Cards and Gift Shop
2. Babcock Gifts
3. Otherlands

Best Bookstore (new)
1. Davis-Kidd Booksellers
2. Borders Books Music & Cafe
3. Barnes & Noble Booksellers

Best Bookstore (used)
1. Burke's Book Store -- Best of the Best
2. Midtown Books/Sip
3. The Book Bank -- tie -- Tiger Book Store

Best Bank
1. First Tennessee
2. Union Planters
3. National Bank of Commerce

Best Place for Women's Clothing
1. Goldsmith's-Macy's
2. Ann Taylor
3. Dillard's

Best Place for Men's Clothing
1. Goldsmith's-Macy's
2. James Davis -- tie -- Oak Hall

Best Place for Vintage Clothing
1. Flashback
2. Goodwill
3. Vintage Mania

Best Shoe Store
1. Designer Shoe Warehouse
2. Payless Shoe Source
3. Rack Room Shoes

Best Home Furnishings
1. Pier One
2. Haverty's
3. Samuels Furniture & Interiors

Best Hair Salon
1. Gould's Styling Salon
2. Hi Gorgeous
3. Fantastic Sams

Best Day Spa
1. Gould's
2. Hi Gorgeous
3. Touch of Health

Best Health/Fitness Club
1. French Riviera Spa
2. YMCA
3. Six50

Best Fine Jewelry
1. Las Savell Jewelry
2. Mednikow
3. Kay Jewelers

Best Tattoo Parlor
1. Trilogy
2. Underground Art
3. Ramesses Shadow & Tattoos

Best Antique Store
1. Bojo's Antique Mall
2. Toad Hall Antiques
3. Springer's Antiques

Best Smoke Shop
1. Tobacco Corner
2. Madison Ave. Tobacco (Vince's)
3. Wizard's

Best Dry Cleaner
1. Dryve Cleaners
2. Mercury Valet
3. Bensinger's Fine Cleaners

Best Florist
1. Flowers by Sandy
2. Pugh's Flowers
3. Holliday's Flowers Inc.

Best Sporting-Goods Store
1. Bass Pro Shops
2. Sports Authority
3. Outdoors Inc.

Best Place To Buy a Computer
1. Best Buy
2. Apple Store
3. Circuit City

Best Bicycle Shop
1. The Peddler
2. Midtown Bicycle Co.
3. Outdoors Inc.

Best Video Store
1. Blockbuster Video -- Best of the Best
2. Midtown Video
3. Hollywood Video

Best Record Store (new)
1. Cat's Compact Discs & Cassettes
2. Tower Records
3. Spin Street -- tie -- Pop Tunes Record Shops

Best Record Store (used)
1. Cat's Compact Discs & Cassettes
2. Shangri-La Records
3. Pop Tunes Record Shops

Best Music-Equipment Store
1. Strings & Things
2. Yarbrough's Music
3. Amro Music Stores

Best Place To Buy a Car Readers' Choice
Dobbs Brothers
CarMax
Gossett
Covington Pike Toyota
Saturn of Memphis

FOOD & DRINK
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Best Chef
1. Erling Jensen
2. Rick Farmer
3. Wally Joe

Best Lunch Readers' Choice
Huey's
The Cupboard
McAllister's
Buckley's
Fino's from the Hill
Elfo's

Best Breakfast
1. Perkins
2. Brother Juniper's
3. Barksdale Restaurant

Best Romantic Restaurant
1. Paulette's
2. The Melting Pot
3. Jim's Place East

Best Sunday Brunch
1. Owen Brennan's Restaurant
2. Paulette's
3. Peabody Skyway

Best Wine List
1. Le Chardonnay
2. McEwen's on Monroe
3. Mélange

Best Steak
1. Folk's Folly Prime Steak House
2. Buckley's
3. Ruth's Chris Steak House

Best Barbecue
1. Corky's
2. The Bar-B-Q Shop
3. Central BBQ

Best Burger
1. Huey's
2. Back Yard Burgers
3. Belmont Grill

Best Hot Wings
1. D'Bo's Buffalo Wings-N-Things
2. Hooters
3. Buffalo Wild Wings

Best Ribs
1. Charles Vergos' Rendezvous
2. Corky's
3. Central BBQ

Best Dessert
1. Paulette's
2. Capriccio Grill
3. Perkins

Best Italian
1. Ronnie Grisanti & Sons
2. Olive Garden
3. Pete and Sam's Restaurant

Best Mexican
1. El Porton Mexican Restaurant
2. Molly Gonzales' La Casita Mexican Restaurant
3. Taqueria Guadalupana

Best Chinese
1. Wang's Mandarin House
2. PF Chang's China Bistro
3. Formosa Restaurant

Best Thai
1. Bhan Thai
2. Sawaddii
3. Jasmine Thai Restaurant

Best Vietnamese
1. Saigon Le
2. Pho Saigon
3. Pho Hoa Binh

Best Japanese/Sushi
1. Sekisui
2. Benihana of Tokyo
3. Mikasa

Best Indian
1. India Palace -- Best of the Best
2. Golden India
3. Bombay House

Best Home Cooking/Soul Food
1. The Cupboard
2. Buntyn Restaurant
3. Dixie Cafe

Best Vegetarian
1. Wild Oats Market
2. La Montagne Natural Food Restaurant
3. Jasmine Restaurant

Best Seafood
1. Red Lobster
2. Joe's Crab Shack
3. Anderton's

Best Pizza
1. Memphis Pizza Cafe
2. Pizza Hut
3. Papa John's

Best Deli
1. Lenny's Sub Shop
2. Fino's from the Hill
3. McAllister's -- tie --Bogie's Delicatessen

Best Service Readers' Choice
Houston's
Paulette's
Boscos Squared
Ronnie Grisanti & Sons
Folk's Folly Prime Steak House

Best Place That Delivers
1. Camy's
2. Pizza Hut
3. Papa John's

Best Bakery
1. La Baguette
2. Kay's
3. Perkins

Best Coffeehouse
1. Starbucks-- Best of the Best
2. Otherlands
3. Republic Coffee

Best Restaurant
Readers' Choice
Buckley's
Paulette's
Boscos Squared
McEwen's on Monroe
Ronnie Grisanti & Sons

Best New Restaurant
1. Stella
2. Bonefish Grill
3. Petra Restaurant

NIGHTLIFE
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Best Place To See Live Music
1. Hi-Tone Cafe -- tie -- New Daisy Theatre
2. Young Avenue Deli
3. B.B. King's

Best Local Band
Readers' Choice
The Dempseys
Gabby Johnson
Saliva
Nation
Free Sol
Lucero

Best Bar
1. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
2. Blue Monkey
3. T.J. Mulligan's

Best New Bar
1. Swig
2. Senses
3. Plush Club

Best Hole-in-the-Wall
1. P&H Cafe
2. Alex's
3. Two Way Inn

Best After-Hours Club
1. Club 152 on Beale
2. Alex's
3. Backstreet -- tie
Two Way Inn

Best Beer Selection
1. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium -- Best of the Best
2. Boscos Squared
3. Young Avenue Deli

Best Happy Hour
1. Chili's
2. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
3. Blue Monkey

Best Place To Dance
1. Senses
2. Alfred's
3. Club 152 on Beale

Best Jukebox
1. Alex's
2. Earnestine & Hazel's
3. Young Avenue Deli

Best Place To Shoot Pool
1. Fox & Hound English Tavern
2. Highland Cue
3. Clicks

Best Sports Bar
1. Fox & Hound English Tavern
2. Jillian's
3. Buffalo Wild Wings

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
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Best Museum
1. Memphis Pink Palace Museum
2. Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
3. National Civil Rights Museum -- tie
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

Best Art Gallery
1. David Lusk Gallery
2. Jay Etkin Gallery
3. Midtown Artist Market Gallery

Best Live Theater
1. Playhouse on the Square
2. The Orpheum
3. Theatre Memphis

Best Movie Theater
1. Paradiso
2. Studio on the Square
3. Muvico Peabody Place 22

Best Golf Course
1. The Links at Galloway
2. TPC at Southwind
3. Overton Park Golf Course

Best Casino
1. Horseshoe Casino
2. Grand Casino
3. Gold Strike Casino

Best Place for a Picnic
1. Shelby Farms
2. Overton Park
3. Audubon Park

Best Family Entertainment
1. Memphis Zoo
2. Memphis Redbirds
3. Jillian's

Best Sports Team
1. Memphis Grizzlies-- Best of the Best
2. Memphis Redbirds
3. University of Memphis Football

Best Local Athlete
1. Shane Battier
2. Pau Gasol
3. Lorenzen Wright


MEDIA
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Best FM Station
1. WMBZ-FM 94.1, The Buzz
2. WMPS-FM 107.5, The Q
3. WEGR-FM 102.7, Rock 103

Best AM Station
1. WREC-AM 600
2. WMC-AM 790
3. WHBQ-AM 560

Best Drive-Time Show
1. Drake & Zeke (WEGR-FM 102.7)
2. Karson & Kennedy (WMPS-FM 107.5)
3. Howard Stern (WMFS-FM 92.9)

Best Sports Radio Show
1. George Lapides, Sportstime with Lapides & Calkins, WHBQ-AM 560
2. Dave Woloshin, Sports Call, WMC-AM 790
3. Eric Hasseltine, formerly of WHBQ-AM 560

Best Local Talk Show
1. Mike Fleming (WREC-AM 600)
2. Live at 9 (WREG-TV, Channel 3)
3. Drake & Zeke (WEGR-FM 102.7)

Best Newspaper Columnist
1. Wendi C. Thomas (The Commercial Appeal)
2. Geoff Calkins (The Commercial Appeal)
3. Tim Sampson (The Memphis Flyer)

Best Weatherperson
1. Dave Brown (WMC-TV, Channel 5)
2. Jim Jaggers (WREG-TV, Channel 3)
2. Ron Childers (WMC-TV, Channel 5)

Best TV Sportscaster
1. Jarvis Greer (WMC-TV, Channel 5) -- Best of the Best
2. Tara Pachmayer (WREG-TV, Channel 3)
3. Greg Gaston (WPTY-TV, Channel 24)

Best TV News Anchor
1. Joe Birch (WMC-TV, Channel 5)
2. Kym Clark (WMC-TV, Channel 5)
3. Jerry Tate (WREG-TV, Channel 3)

Best Radio Personality
1. John "Bad Dog" McCormack (WEGR-FM 102.7)
2. Kramer (WMBZ-FM 94.1)
3. -- tie -- Ron Olsen (WMC-FM 99.7)
Tom Prestigiacomo (WMC-FM 99.7)

Best Memphis-Themed Web Site
1. GoMemphis.com
2. MemphisFlyer.com
3. MemphisMojo.com

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