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2002 Reader's Picks


Best 3-D Motion Ride - Star Trek: The Experience
Best After Hours Club - China Grill (Mandalay Bay)
Best All-Around Performer - Clint Holmes
Best Amusement Ride - Big Shot (Stratosphere)
Best Antique Store - Antique Sampler Shoppes
Best Appetizers - Z'Tejas Grill
Best Architecture - New York New York
Best Arizona Getaway - Prescott
Best Art Gallery - Entertainment Gallery Las Vegas (Venetian)
Best Bagels - Bagel Cafe
Best Bakery - Granellio Bakery & Cafe
Best Bar Food - Roadrunner
Best Bar for Romance - Jack's Velvet Lounge
Best BBQ - Buckingham Smokehouse
Best Bargain Show - Mac King
Best Bingo - Gold Coast
Best Blackjack - Binion's Horseshoe
Best Bookstore - Barnes & Noble
Best Bowling Alley - Texas Station
Best California Getaway - San Francisco
Best Cheap Eats - Costco
Best Children's Menu - Mimi's Cafe
Best Chinese Restaurant - Golden Flower
Best Coffee/Cappuccino - Jitters Gourmet Coffee
Best Comedian - The Amazing Jonathan (Golden Nugget)
Best Comedy Club - Laugh Trax (Palace Station)
Best Concert - Madonna
Best Concert Venue - Freemont Street Experience
Best Dancers - Thunder From Down Under
Best Day Spa - Euphoria
Best Deli - Jason's Deli
Best Desserts - Claim Jumper
Best Diner/Coffee Shop - Peppermill
Best Donuts - Lamar's Doughnuts
Best Downtown Hotel - Main Street Station
Best Electronics Store - Circuit City
Best Entertainment Venue - House of Blues
Best Ethnic Market - Mediterranean Country Market
Best Family Attraction - Madame Tussaud's Celebrity Encounter
Best Family Restaurant - Joe's Crab Shack
Best Football Contest - Fiesta
Best French Restaurant - Andre's French Restaurant
Best Gardening Store - Star Nursery
Best Gay/Alternative Bar - Las Vegas Lounge
Best Gentlemen's Club - Olympic Garden
Best Gift Shop - The Museum Co.
Best Golf Course - Bali Hai Golf Club
Best Gourmet Restaurant - Rosemary's Restaurant
Best Gourmet Shop - Trader Joe's
Best Hamburgers - Red Robin
Best Home Improvement Store - Lowe's
Best Horseback Riding Stables - Sagebrush Ranch
Best Hot Dogs - Weinerschnitzel
Best Hotel Lobby - Bellagio
Best Hotel Nightclub - Whiskey Sky (Green Valley Ranch)
Best Hotel Pool - JW Marriott
Best Hotel Restrooms - Paris
Best Hotel Spa - Canyon Ranch Springs (Venetian)
Best Hotel Arcade - New York New York
Best Hotel Asian Restaurant - Jasmine (Bellagio)
Best Hotel Attraction - Bellagio Fountains
Best Hotel Breakfast Special - Station Casinos
Best Hotel Brunch - Sterling Brunch (Bally's)
Best Hotel Buffet - Le Village Buffet (Paris)
Best Hotel Coffee Shop - Cafe Bellagio (Bellagio)
Best Hotel Gourmet Restaurant - Renoir (Mirage)
Best Hotel Italian Restaurant - Il Fornaio (New York New York)
Best Hotel Late Night Food Special - Ellis Island
Best Hotel Lounge - Fontana Lounge (Bellagio)
Best Hotel Mexican Restaurant - Taqueria Canonita (Venetian)
Best Hotel Seafood Restaurant - Bob (Caesar's Palace)
Best Hotel Shrimp Cocktail - Golden Gate
Best Hotel Steakhouse - Austin's (Texas Station)
Best Ice Cream/Yogurt - Luv-It Frozen Yogurt
Best Indian Restaurant - India Oven
Best Italian Restaurant - Mama Jo's
Best Japanese Restaurant - Makino
Best Keno - Silverton
Best Landmark - Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign
Best Las Vegas Souvenir - Slot Machine
Best Late Night Dining - The Venetian Italian Restaurant
Best Library Branch - Las Vegas Library
Best Liquor or Wine Store - Marche Bacchus
Best Live Music Club - Boston Grill & Bar
Best Local Sport Event - First XFL Outlaws Game
Best Local Sports Team - UNLV Lady Rebels
Best Local's Hotel - Green Valley Ranch
Best Lounge Performer - The Fab
Best Lunch Deal - Broadway Pizzeria
Best Magician - Penn & Teller (Rio)
Best Mall - Galleria at Sunset
Best Mexican Restaurant - Dona Maria
Best Microbrewery - Triple 7 Brewpub
Best Middle Eastern Restaurant - Mediterranean Cafe & Market
Best Miniature Grand Prix Course - Family Fun Center 
Best Movie Rental Store - Westlake Videos
Best Movie Theater - Brenden Theatres at The Palms
Best Museum - Guggenheim Las Vegas
Best Nevada Getaway - Lake Tahoe
Best New Hotel Restaurant - Alize (The Palms)
Best New Restaurant - Bahama Breeze
Best New Slot Theme - Austin Powers
Best Nightclub - Studio 54 (MGM Grand)
Best Non-Hotel Architecture - US Post Office
Best Other Ethnic Restaurant - Eliseevsky
Best Outdoor Basketball Courts - Desert Breeze Park
Best Outdoor Sign - The Palms
Best Outlet Store - Waterford Wedgewood USA
Best Park - Mountain Crest Park
Best Patio Dining - Tenaya Creek Restaurant & Brewery
Best Pawn Shop - Pioneer Loan & Jewelry
Best Paying Slots - The Palms
Best Performing Arts Group - Nevada Ballet Theatre
Best Pet Store - Petsmart
Best Picnic Spot - Spring Mountain Ranch State Park
Best Pizza - Northside Nathan's
Best Place for a Power Lunch - Chicago Joe's
Best Place for Breakfast - Omelet House
Best Place to Buy Dust Collectors - Regis Gallerie
Best Place to Buy Video Games - Game Crazy
Best Place to Dance - Club Utopia
Best Place to Go if You Are Under 21 - Gameworks
Best Place to Go on a Budget - CBS Television City
Best Place to Go When Price is No Object - Renoir (Mirage)
Best Place to Hike - Mount Charleston
Best Place to People Watch - Hard Rock Hotel Circle Bar
Best Place to Ride a Bike - Charleston Boulevard to Blue Diamond
Best Place to Roller Blade - Desert Breeze Park
Best Place to Shoot Pool - PT's Club
Best Place to Ski or Snowboard - Brian Head, Utah
Best Place to Spot Celebrities - Four Seasons Lobby
Best Place to Spot Wildlife - Henderson Bird Preserve
Best Place to Swim - Desert Breeze Park Swim Complex
Best Place to Take Visitors - Valley of Fire State Park
Best Place to View the City - Ghostbar
Best Place to Walk or Job - Pueblo Park
Best Poker Room - Stardust
Best Production Show - Mystere (TI)
Best Public Art - Van-Go Project
Best Public Landscaping - Anthem
Best Raquetball Courts - Black Mountain Recreation Center
Best Record Store - Big B's CD's & Records
Best Restaurant to Impress a Date - Trumpets
Best Romantic Restaurant - Andre's French Restaurant
Best Salads - Coffee Pub
Best Seafood Restaurant - The Tillerman
Best Showgirls - Jubilee! (Bally's)
Best Singer - Tony Bennett
Best Singles Bar - Gordon Biersch Brewing Co.
Best Slot Club - Terribles
Best Softball Field - Arroyo Grande Sports Complex
Best Soul Food Restaurant - Kathy's Southern Cooking
Best Soup - Mountain Hams
Best Sports Bar - Buffalo Wild Wings
Best Sports Book - Orleans
Best Steakhouse - Ruth's Chris Steak House
Best Strip Hotel - The Venetian
Best Sub Sandwich - Quizno's
Best Swap Meet - Broadacres Swap Meet
Best Tacos - Roberto's Taco Shop
Best Tennis Courts - UNLV
Best Thai Restaurant - Prommares Thai Food
Best Thrift Shop - Goodwill
Best Tobacco Store - Alfred Dunhill, London
Best Tropical Drinks - Bahama Breeze
Best Undiscovered Restaurant - Tinocco's Bistro
Best Use of Las Vegas in Movies or TV - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Best Used Book Store - Albion Book Co.
Best Utah Getaway - Arches National Park
Best Valet Parking - Four Seasons
Best Vegetarian Food - Wild Oats Community Market
Best Video Poker - Suncoast
Best Visitor Photo Opportunity - Luxor
Best Wedding Chapel - Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel
Best Wine Selection - Grape Street

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