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2008 Online Poll Winners


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FOOD AND DRINK

Appetizers (OAK): À Côté; Tamarindo Antogeria Mexicana
Appetizers (EB): César

Al Fesco (OAK): Tropix Caribbean Restaurant

Bartender (OAK): Danny at Paragon Restaurant
Bartender (EB): Danny at Paragon Restaurant

Bakery (OAK): Bakesale Betty
Bakery (EB): Cheese Board, Berkeley

Best Kept Secret Restaurant (OAK): Soizic Bistro

Indian (OAK): Khana Peena
Indian (EB): Ajanta Restaurant, Berkeley; Khana Peena, Berkeley

Late night eats (OAK): Koryo Sushi

Coffee shop (OAK): Mama Buzz Cafe
Coffee shop (EB): Peet's

Tearoom (OAK): L'Amyx
Tearoom (EB): L'Amyx

Power lunch (OAK): Garibaldi’s Restaurant
Power lunch (EB): Chez Panisse

Wine list (OAK): Franklin Square Wine Bar
Wine list (EB): The Wine Mine


GOODS AND SERVICES

Home furnishings (OAK): Nathan and Co.

Florist (OAK): Bloomies Flowers

Gift shop (OAK): Nathan and Co.
Gift shop (EB): Nathan and Co.

Beauty Salon (OAK): 17 Jewels Salon and Spa
Beauty Salon (EB): 17 Jewels Salon and Spa

Day Spa (OAK): Polish on Piedmont Nail and Skin Spa

Yoga studio (OAK): Piedmont Yoga Studio

Recycled clothing (OAK): Crossroads Trading Co.
Recycled clothing (EB): Crossroads Trading Co.

Women’s Boutique (OAK): August
Women’s Boutique (EB): McMullen Boutique

Record Store (OAK): Saturn Records
Record Store (EB): Amoeba Music


PEOPLE

Outdoor wear (OAK): REI
Outdoor wear (EB): REI

News anchor (OAK): MALE: Dennis Richmond, KTVU-TV, Channel 2; FEMALE: Cheryl Hurd NBC-TV, Channel 11
News Anchor (EB): FEMALE: Cheryl Hurd NBC-TV, Channel 11

Sportscaster (OAK): Martin Wyatt, ABC-TV, Channel 7 (retired)
Sportscaster (EB): Martin Wyatt, ABC-TV, Channel 7 (retired)

Weathercaster (OAK): Roberta Gonzalez, CBS-TV, Channel 5

Radio DJ (OAK): Renel Moon-Brooks, KISS-FM, 98.1
Radio DJ (EB): Nikki Thomas, KBLX-FM, 102.9

Hottest hottie (OAK): Tina Tamale

PLACES

Historic building (OAK): Paramount Theatre

Neighborhood (OAK): Rockridge

Park (OAK): Robert Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve

Art Gallery (OAK): Mercury 20 Gallery

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