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The Northshore's Best Results—2006Your voice has been heard. Your votes for favorite Northshore people, businesses, places and services have been tallied for Sophisticated Woman's 2006 Northshore's Best survey.

DINING OUT  
Best Restaurant Overall: The Dakota Restaurant
Best Po’boy: Bear’s Restaurant
Best Lunch Spot: Caffe Caffe
Best Late-night Dinners: Chili’s Grill & Bar
Most Attentive Service: The Dakota Restaurant
Best New Restaurant: Mandina's
Best Home Cooking: Camellia Cafe
Best Steak Keith Young’s Steak House
Best Seafood: Morton’s Seafood Restaurant
Best Sunday Brunch: The Broken Egg Cafe
Best Hamburger: The Times Bar & Grill
Best Barbecue: Sweet Daddy’s
Best Gumbo: Morton's Seafood Restaurant
Best Family Dining: Pizza Man of Covington
Best Breakfast: The Broken Egg Cafe
Best Salads: Coffee Rani
Best Soup: Caffe Caffe
Best Wings: WOW Cafe & Wingery
Best Mexican: Caretta's Grill
Best Italian: Sal & Judy’s Restaurant
Best Chinese: Trey Yuen Cuisine of China
Best Sushi: Little Tokyo Restaurant
Best Thai: Thai Pot
Best Ethnic/Other: Mona’s Cafe
Best Pizza: The Pizza Man
Best Hole-in-the-Wall: Coffee's Boiling Pot
Most Romantic: Nuvolari's

PEOPLE
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Best Chef/Restaurant: Pete Kusiw/Junipers
Best Caterer: LA Grill
Best Local Artist: TIE James Michalopuolos
Abby Miller
Best Author: TIE Pam Lott
Erika Spindler
Best Columnist: Dora Ochoa
Best Local Band: Five Finger Discount
Best Teacher/School: TIE Diana Ard/Woodlake Elementary
Claire Carley/Fountainbleu High
Best Spiritual Leader: Fr. Beau Charbonnet/St. Anselm
Best Massage Therapist: Annick Juneau/Oasis Day Spa
Best Bartender/Bar: Trey Gautreaux/The Tap Room
Best Coach/School: Kristy Melancon/Mandeville
Best Community Leader: Kevin Davis
Best Physician: Dr. Shaun Carpenter
Best Chiropractor: Dr. Mark Schroeder
Best Veterinarian: Dr. Ashley Geoghegan
Best Nurse: Sal Randazzo/Lakeview ER
Best Dentist: Dr. Charles Schof

Sweets And Treats
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Best Cakes: Zoë’s Bakery
Best Desserts: Zoë’s Bakery
Best Ice Cream: Marble Slab Creamery
Best Bakery: TIE

Zoë’s Bakery
Mandeville Bake Shop

Best Candy Shop: The Fresh Market
Best Snowball: Papa Sam's

Bars And Drinks
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Best Wine Selection: Acquistapace's Covington Supermarket
Best Bar Food: The Tap Room
Best Sports Bar: WOW Café & Wingery
Best Coffee: PJ’s Coffee & Tea Company
Best Martini Bar: TIE Boulé Prime House
Cru Wine Boutique
Best Margaritas: Carreta's Grill
Best Beer Selection: The Tap Room
Best Happy Hour: Chili’s Grill & Bar
Best Daiquiris: New Orleans Original

Shopping
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Best Seafood Market: Mandeville Seafood
Best Meat Market: Saia’s Super Meat Market
Best Fruit Stand/Vegetable Market: French Market Produce
Best Ladies Boutique: The Villa
Best Gift Shop: Arabella Fine Gifts & Home Decor
Best Store for Shoes: Joe's Family Shoe Store
Best Men’s Clothing Store: TIE H.W. Rosenblum's
Perlis
Best Outdoor Gear Shop: Massey's Professional Outfitters
Best Antique Shop: The Past Restored
Best Children’s Clothing: Mome
Best Garden Center: Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse
Best Supermarket: Rouse's Supermarket
Best Wine Shop: Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket
Best Bookstore: Barnes & Noble
Best Teen Clothing: Frock Candy
Best Home Decor: Lagniappe Home Accents
Best Place to Purchase Furniture: American Factory Direct

Sports And Recreation
Best Golf Course: Money Hill Golf & Country Club
Best Place to Camp: Fairview State Park
Best Health Club: Franco’s Athletic Club
Best Place to Run: Lakefront
Best High School Rivalry: Mandeville High vs. Fontainebleau High
Best Tennis Courts: Franco’s Athletic Club
Best Swim Club: Franco’s Athletic Club
Best Bike Trails: The Trace
Best Public Park: Bogue Falaya
Best Place to Walk Your Dog: Lakefront
Best Tourist Attraction: Global Wildlife Center
Best Place to Go on a Date: Lakefront
Best Spot to See the Sunset: Lakefront
Best Bed & Breakfast: Annadele’s Plantation

Services:
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Best Spa: Oasis Day Spa
Best Hair Salon: Paris Parker Salon & Spa
Best Barber Shop: Paris Parker Salon & Spa
Best Nail Salon: Paris Parker Salon & Spa
Best Mechanic: TIE Covington Automotive
Tire World
Best Childcare: The Learning Tree
Best Photographer: Steve Randon Studio
Best Florist: Wegmann’s Florist
Best Bank: Capitol One
Best Mortgage Company: NOLA Lending
Best Car Wash: Blue Harbor Point Car Wash
Best Hospital: St. Tammany Parish Hospital
Best School: St. Scholastica

Arts And Entertainment
Best Local Theater Production: Playmaker's
Best Art Gallery: Brunner Gallery
Best Movie Theater: Hollywood Theaters
Best Place to Listen to Live Music: The Tap Room
Best Place to Go Dancing: Ruby’s Roadhouse
Best Parade: Krewe of Orpheus
Best Charity Fundraiser: Chef Soirée
Best Small Town Festival: Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival

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