2010 Staff Picks


Best Adult Store - Kiki De Montparnasse
Best All-Around Performer - Cher
Best Amusement Ride - Richard Petty Driving Experience
Best Arcade - ESPN Zone
Best Architecture - CityCenter
Best Arizona Getaway - Tucson
Best Art Gallery - Contemporary Arts Coolective
Best Arts & Craft Store - Jon-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Best Asian Restaurant - Wazuzu
Best Attraction - Adventuredome
Best Bakery - Great Harvest Bread
Best Bank - Wells Fargo
Best Bar Food - Steiner's - A Nevada Style Pub
Best BBQ - T.C.'s Rib Crib
Best Bargain Show - American Superstars
Best Bingo - Arizona Charlies
Best Blackjack - El Cortez Hotel & Casino
Best Bookstore - Psychic Eye Book Shops
Best Bowling Alley - Wildfire Lanes
Best Breakfast Special - Tuscany
Best Brunch - Garduno's
Best Buffet - M Resort
Best California Getaway - Big Sur
Best CD Store - Zia Records
Best Chinese Restaurant - China Mama
Best Cocktail Waitresses - M Resort
Best Coffee Shop - Jerry's Famous Coffee Shop
Best Coffee/Cappuccino - It's a Grind Coffee House
Best Comedian - Lily Tomlin
Best Comedy Club - Sin City Comedy
Best Community Organization - Habitat for Humanity
Best Concert - Leonard Cohen
Best Concert Venue - The Joint
Best Deli - Chef Marc's Parma Pastavino & Deli
Best Designer Boutique - Tom Ford
Best Desserts - Layers Bakery Desserts
Best Diner/Coffee Shop - Peppermill
Best Donuts - Winchell's Donut House
Best Downtown Hotel - Golden Nugget
Best Dry Cleaners - Fazio Cleaners
Best Electronics Store - Ultimate Electronics
Best Ethnic Market - Mariana's Supermarket
Best Family Attraction - Skyzone
Best Family Restaurant - Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Best Florist - Flora Couture
Best Football Contest - Lucky's Sports Book
Best French Restaurant - Marche Bacchus
Best Game Store - Gamestop
Best Gardening Store - Plant World
Best Gay/Alternative Bar - Charlie's Las Vegas
Best Gentlemen's Club - Playground
Best Golf Course - Bear's Best Las Vegas
Best Gourmet Restaurant - L'atelier De Joel Robuchon
Best Gourmet Shop - Williams-Sonoma
Best Grocery Store - Glazier's Food Marketplace
Best Hamburgers - Charlie's Down Under/Charlie's Lakeside
Best Home Accessories Store - Home Goods
Best Home Improvement Store - Lowes
Best Hot Dogs - Chicago Hot Dogs
Best Ice Cream - U-Swirl
Best Indian Restaurant - Origin India
Best Italian Restaurant - Gina's Bistro
Best Japanese Restaurant - Raku
Best Jewelry Store - Tiffany & Co.
Best Karaoke - Superstar Karaoke
Best Keno - El Cortez Hotel & Casino
Best Liquor or Wine Store - Cost Plus World Market
Best Local Rock Band - Pan De Sal
Best Local Sports Event - Manny Paquiao vs Ricky Hatton
Best Local Sports Team - Las Vegas Locomotives
Best Locals Hotel - M Resort
Best Lounge - Fontana Lounge
Best Lounge Performer or Tribute Act - Sin City Sinners
Best Magician - David Copperfield
Best Male Strip Show - Chippendales
Best Mall - Meadows Mall
Best Meals for Less Than $10 - Wok On In
Best Mexican Restaurant - Dona Maria
Best Microbrewery - Chicago Brewing Co.
Best Middle Eastern Restaurant - IBO Turkish Restaurant
Best Mobile Phone Service - T-Mobile
Best Movie Theater - Brenden Theatres
Best Museum - Erotic Heritage Museum
Best Nevada Getaway - Great Basin National Park
Best New Restaurant - Varadero Cuban Restaurant
Best Nightclub - XS Nightclub
Best Non-Hotel Architecture - Panorama Towers
Best Other Ethnic Restaurant - Via Brasil Steakhouse
Best Outdoor Sign - Riviera
Best Outlet Store - Etro
Best Park - Veteran's Memorial Park
Best Paying Slots - South Point
Best Performing Arts Group - Signature Productions
Best Picnic Spot - Valley of Fire State Park
Best Pizza - Anthony's Coal-Fired Pizza
Best Place for a Power Lunch - McCormick & Schmick's
Best Place for Breakfast - Egg Works
Best Place to Dance - Rain
Best Place to Go if You're Younger Than 21 - The Farm
Best Place to Hike - Mount Charleston
Best Place to People Watch - "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" Sign
Best Place to Ride a Bike - Bootleg Canyon
Best Place to Spot Celebrities - Tao
Best Place to Spot Wildlife - Floyd Lamb at Tule Springs
Best Place to Take Out of Town Visitors - Lake Las Vegas
Best Place to View the City - Veloce Cibo
Best Place to Walk or Jog - The Strip
Best Player's Club - South Point
Best Poker Room - The Venetian
Best Restaurant with a View - Ventano Italian Grill & Seafood
Best Seafood Restaurant - Catfish Alley
Best Shoe Store - In Step
Best Show - The Lion King
Best Showgirls - Bette Midler "The Show Must Go On"
Best Shrimp Cocktail - Railroad Pass
Best Singer - Human Nature
Best Singles Bar - Yard House
Best Soul Food Restaurant - Ella Em's Soul Food
Best Souvenir - Dice Clock
Best Spa - Drift Spa
Best Sporting Good Store - Sport Chalet
Best Sports Bar - Crown & Anchor
Best Sports Book - M Resort
Best Steakhouse - Golden Steer
Best Store for Men's Clothing - John Varatos
Best Store for Women's Clothing - Patty's Closet
Best Strip Hotel - Mandalay Bay
Best Sub Sandwich - Capriotti's Sandwich Shop
Best Swap Meet - Broadacres Swap Meet
Best Tacos - Pepe's Tacos
Best Thai Restaurant - Archi's Thai Kitchen
Best Thrift Shop - Savers
Best Tobacco Store - Havana Cigar Co.
Best Use of Las Vegas in Movies or TV - "The Hangover"
Best Used Book Store - Michael's Used Books
Best Utah Getaway - Bryce Canyon National Park
Best Video Poker - South Point
Best Video Store - Hollywood Video
Best Vintage Clothing Store - Annie Creamcheese
Best Visitor Photo Opportunity - Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
Best Wedding Chapel - Chapel of the Flowers

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