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Readers' Choice St. Louis 2013 -

PEOPLE AND PLACES

Best Local Boy Made Good
Jon Hamm

Best Local Girl Made Good
Jenna Fischer

Best Local Politician
Claire McCaskill
www.mccaskill.senate.gov

Best Place to Live
Tower Grove South
St. Louis 63118
www.towergrovesouth.org

Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests
City Museum
701 N 15th Street
St. Louis 63103
314-231-2489
www.citymuseum.org

Best Thing to Happen to St. Louis This Year
St. Louis Cardinals
stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com

Best Local Website
Riverfront Times
www.riverfronttimes.com

GOODS AND SERVICES

Best Bike Shop
Big Shark Bicycle Company
6133 Delmar Boulevard
St. Louis 63112
314-862-1188
www.bigshark.com

Best Book Store
Left Bank Books
Numerous area locations, including:
399 N. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis 63108
314-367-6731
www.left-bank.com

Best Car Wash
Waterway Gas & Wash
Numerous area locations, including:
7201 Watson Road
Shrewsbury 63119
314-352-4966
www.waterway.com

Best CD/Record Store
Vintage Vinyl
6610 Delmar Boulevard
University City 63130
314-721-4096
www.vintagevinyl.com

Best Clothing Store for Kids
City Sprouts
6303 Delmar Boulevard
University City 63130
314-726-9611
www.citysprouts.com

Best Clothing Store for Men
Nordstrom Rack
Numerous area locations, including:
1585 S. Brentwood Boulevard
Brentwood 63144
314-785-1030
shop.nordstrom.com

Best Clothing Store for Women
Nordstrom Rack
Numerous area locations, including:
1585 S. Brentwood Boulevard
Brentwood 63144
314-785-1030
shop.nordstrom.com

Best Furniture Store
Weekends Only
Numerous area locations, including:
11333 Blake Drive
Bridgeton 63044
314-737-4062
www.weekendsonly.com

Best Hotel
Moonrise Hotel
6177 Delmar Boulevard
St. Louis 63112
314-721-1111
www.moonrisehotel.com

Best Mall
Saint Louis Galleria
1155 St. Louis Galleria
Richmond Heights 63117
314-863-5500
www.saintlouisgalleria.com

Best Place for a Kid's Birthday Party
City Museum
701 N. 15th Street
St. Louis 63103
314-231-2489
www.citymuseum.org

Best Vintage Shop
Avalon Exchange
6388 Delmar Boulevard
University City 63130
314-725-2760
www.avalonexchange.com

SPORTS AND RECREATION

Best Athlete's Butt
David Freese

Best Blues Player
T.J. Oshie

Best Cardinals Player
Yadier Molina

Best Coach
Mike Matheny

Best Picnic Spot
Forest Park
5595 Grand Drive
St. Louis 63112
314-367-7275
www.forestparkforever.org

Best Rams Player
Sam Bradford

Best Sports Bar
Friendly's Restaurant & Pub
3503 Roger Place
St. Louis 63116
314-771-2040
www.friendlyssportsbar.com

Best Sports Broadcast Personality
Bob Costas

FOOD AND DRINK

Best 3 a.m. Bar
Pin-Up Bowl
6191 Delmar Boulevard
St. Louis 63112
314-727-5555

Best Bakery
Lubeley's Bakery & Deli
7815 Watson Road
Webster Groves 63119
314-961-7160
www.lubeleysbakery.com

Best Barbecue
Pappy's Smokehouse
3106 Olive Street
St. Louis 63103
314-535-4340
www.pappyssmokehouse.com

Best Beer Selection
International Tap House
Numerous area locations, including:
1711 S. Ninth Street
St. Louis 63104
314-621-4333
www.internationaltaphouse.com

Best Breakfast
Benton Park Cafe
1900 Arsenal Street
St. Louis 63118
314-771-7200
www.bentonparkcafe.com

Best Burger
O' Connell's Pub
4652 Shaw Avenue
St. Louis 63110
314-773-6600

Best Chain Restaurant
St. Louis Bread Company
Numerous area locations, including:
3114 S. Grand Boulevard
St. Louis 63118
314-772-5300
www.panerabread.com

Best Chef
Josh Galliano
7927 Forsyth Boulevard
Clayton 63105
314-862-2999
www.libertinestl.com

Best Coffeehouse
The Mud House
2101 Cherokee Street
St. Louis 63118
314-776-6599
www.themudhousestl.com

Best Craft Brewery
Schlafly Bottleworks
7260 Southwest Avenue
Maplewood 63143
314-241-2337
www.schlafly.com/bottleworks

Best Deli/Sandwich Shop
Blues City Deli
2438 McNair Avenue
St. Louis 63104
314-773-8225
www.bluescitydeli.com

Best Desserts
Baileys' Chocolate Bar
1915 Park Avenue
St. Louis 63104
314-241-8100
www.baileyschocolatebar.com

Best Dive Bar
Hair of the Dog
1212 Washington Avenue
St. Louis 63103
314-241-3644

Best Farmers' Market
Soulard Farmers Market
730 Carroll Street
St. Louis 63104
314-622-4180
www.soulardmarket.com

Best Fast Food
Steak 'n Shake
Numerous area locations, including:
640 Chippewa Street
St. Louis 63116
314-752-2100
www.steaknshake.com

Best French Fries
McDonald's
Numerous area locations, including:
1919 Jefferson Avenue
St. Louis 63104
314-771-2575
www.mcdonalds.com

Best Gay Bar
Novak's Bar & Grill
4121 Manchester Avenue
St. Louis 63110
314-531-3699
www.novaksbar.com

Best Happy Hour
Flamingo Bowl
1117 Washington Avenue
St. Louis 63101
314-436-6666
www.flamingobowl.com

Best Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt
Ted Drewes Frozen Custard
Numerous area locations, including:
6726 Chippewa Street
St. Louis 63109
314-481-2652

Best Indian Restaurant
House of India
8501 Delmar Boulevard
University City 63124
314-567-6850
www.hoistl.com

Best Italian Restaurant (Cheap)
Zia's Restaurant
5256 Wilson Avenue
St. Louis 63110
314-776-0020
www.zias.com

Best Italian Restaurant (Not Cheap)
Charlie Gitto's
5226 Shaw Avenue
St. Louis 63110
314-772-8898
www.charliegittos.com

Best Mexican Restaurant
Hacienda Mexican Restaurant
9748 Manchester Road
Glendale 63119
314-962-7100
www.haciendastl.com

Best New Restaurant
Mission Taco Joint
6235 Delmar Boulevard
St. Louis 63130
314-932-5430
www.missiontacostl.com

Best Outdoor Dining
John D. McGurk's Irish Pub and Garden
1200 Russell Boulevard
St. Louis 63104
314-776-8309
www.mcgurks.com

Best Outdoor Drinking
Moonrise Hotel
6177 Delmar Boulevard
St. Louis 63112
314-721-1111
www.moonrisehotel.com

Best Pizza (Thick Crust)
Pi
Numerous area locations, including:
6144 Delmar Boulevard
St. Louis 63112
314-727-6633
www.restaurantpi.com

Best Pizza (Thin Crust)
Imo's Pizza
Numerous area locations, including:
1000 Hampton Avenue
St. Louis 63139
314-644-5480
www.imospizza.com

Best Place for Cocktails
The Royale
3132 S. Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis 63139
314-772-3600
www.theroyale.com

Best Place for Late-Night Dining
Courtesy Diner
Numerous area locations, including:
3153 S. Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis 63139
314-776-9059

Best Restaurant for Vegetarians
Local Harvest Cafe & Catering
3137 Morganford Road
St. Louis 63116
314-772-8815
www.localharvestcafe.com

Best Restaurant When Someone Else Pays
Sidney Street Cafe
2000 Sidney Street
St. Louis 63104
314-771-5777
www.sidneystreetcafe.com

Best Steak
Tucker's Place
2117 S. 12th Street
St. Louis 63104
314-772-5977
www.tuckersplacestl.com

Best Sushi
Wasabi Sushi Bar
Numerous area locations, including:
1228 Washington Avenue
St. Louis 63103
314-421-3500
www.wasabisushibars.com

Best Thai Restaurant
King & I
3157 S. Grand Avenue
St. Louis 63118
314-771-1777
www.thaispicy.com

Best Vietnamese Restaurant
Pho Grand
3195 S. Grand Boulevard
St. Louis 63118
314-664-7435
www.phogrand.com

Best Wine & Liquor Store
Randall's Wines and Spirits
Numerous area locations, including:
1910 Jefferson Avenue
St. Louis 63104
314-865-0199
www.shoprandalls.com

ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

Best All-Ages Venue
The Pageant
6161 Delmar Boulevard
St. Louis 63112
314-726-6161
www.thepageant.com

Best AM Radio Personality
Mike Shannon
stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com

Best Art Gallery
Saint Louis Art Museum
1 Fine Arts Drive
St. Louis 63110
314721-0072
www.slam.org

Best Band Name
Kentucky Knife Fight
www.kentuckyknifefight.net

Best Casino
Lumiere Place
999 N. Second Street
St. Louis 63102
314-881-7777
www.lumiereplace.com

Best Concert of the Past 12 Months
Paul McCartney
November 11, 2012
Scottrade Center
1401 Clark Avenue
St. Louis 63103
314-622-5400
www.scottradecenter.com

Best Dance Club
HandleBar
4127 Manchester Avenue
St. Louis 63110
314-652-2212
www.handlebarstl.com

Best FM Radio Personality
Bob Reuter
www.kdhx.org

Best Hair on a Local TV Personality (Female)
Jasmine Huda
www.kmov.com

Best Hair on a Local TV Personality (Male)
Tim Ezell
www.fox2now.com

Best Hip-Hop Artist
Tef Poe
www.tefpoe.com

Best Hip-Hop DJ
DJ Needles
www.kdhx.org

Best Karaoke
Mike Talayna's Juke Box Restaurant
1115 Hampton Avenue
St. Louis 63139
314-647-7600

Best Live-Music Venue
The Pageant
6161 Delmar Boulevard
St. Louis 63112
314-726-6161
www.thepageant.com

Best Local Actor
Jerry Vogel

Best Local Actress
Meghan Maguire

Best Local Album of the Past 12 Months
Pokey LaFarge, Pokey LaFarge
www.pokeylafarge.net

Best Local Single of the Past 12 Months
Pokey LaFarge, "Central Time"
www.pokeylafarge.net

Best Movie Theater
Moolah Theatre & Lounge
3821 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis 63108
314-446-6868
www.stlouiscinemas.com/moolah

Best Music Festival
Loufest
www.loufest.com

Best Radio Show (Music)
Bob's Scratchy Records
www.kdhx.org

Best Radio Station (Music)
KDHX (88.1 FM)
www.kdhx.org

Best Radio Station (Talk)
KWMU (90.7 FM)
www.stlpublicradio.org

Best Rock Club
Blueberry Hill
6504 Delmar Boulevard
University City 63130
314-727-4444
www.blueberryhill.com

Best Theater Company
The Muny
1 Theatre Drive
St. Louis 63112
314-361-1900
www.muny.org

Best Theater Production
The Book of Mormon
www.bookofmormonbroadway.com

Best TV News Anchor
Art Holiday
www.ksdk.com

Best Vocalist (Female)
Kim Massie
www.kimmassie.com

Best Vocalist (Male)
Pokey LaFarge
www.pokeylafarge.net

Best Weathercaster
Dave Murray
www.fox2now.com

Best Zoo Animal
Penguin
Saint Louis Zoo
1 Government Drive
St Louis 63110
314-781-0900
www.stlzoo.org

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1 comments
Kenzington
Kenzington

City Museum, best place for a kid's birthday party? You're fucking kidding, right?

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