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Readers Choice Awards 2015 - Results Are In

The Very Best

Celebrating Southern Oregon Magazine’s 2015 Readers Choice Awards

Photography by Jerry Clarkson

Southern Oregon Magazine readers have cast their votes on a wide variety of topics from best winery to best fitness club, and here are the results. Congratulations to all the award-winners! 

Best Winery

Red Lily Vineyards, Jacksonville

Del Rio Vineyards, Gold Hill

 

Best Food Cart

Peruvian Point, Medford

Victory Dogs, Medford

 

Best Service

Larks at Ashland Springs Hotel, Ashland

Bella Union, Jacksonville

 

Best Place to Cure a Hangover

Ma Mosa’s, Grants Pass

Uber Herbal, Grants Pass

 

Best BBQ

Back Porch Bar and Grill, Jacksonville

Wubba’s BBQ Shack, Klamath Falls

 

Best Place for Après Ski

Callahan’s Lodge & Restaurant, Ashland

 

Best Place for a Glass of Wine

The Twisted Cork Bistro and Wine Bar, Grants Pass

Liquid Assets, Ashland

 

Best Cup of Coffee

Dutch Bros. Coffee, Southern Oregon

Rogue Coffee Roasters, Grants Pass

 

Best Place for Cocktails

Jefferson Spirits, Medford

Elements Tapas Bar, Medford

 

Best Pastries

Green Blade Bakery, Klamath Falls

Mix Sweet Shop, Ashland

 

Best Patio Dining

Bella Union, Jacksonville

Taprock Northwest Grill, Grants Pass

 

Best Milkshake

Jimmy’s Classic Drive-In, Grants Pass

Jaspers Café, Medford

 

Best Margarita

Agave, Ashland

Si Casa Flores, Medford/Phoenix

 

Best Hotel Dining

Larks at Ashland Springs Hotel, Ashland

Jacksonville Inn, Jacksonville

 

Best Happy Hour

Porters, Medford

Elements Tapas Bar, Medford

 

Best Glass of White Wine

Agate Ridge Winery, Eagle Point

RoxyAnn Winery, Medford

 

Best Glass of Red Wine

Agate Ridge Winery, Eagle Point

RoxyAnn Winery, Medford

 

Best Dessert

Jacksonville Inn, Jacksonville

The Twisted Cork Wine Bar, Grants Pass

 

Best Chef

Neil Clooney at Smithfields, Ashland

The Twisted Cork Bistro and Wine Bar, Grants Pass

 

Best Cheap Eats

Jaspers Café, Medford

 

Best Asian

Bambu, Medford

Kobe, Ashland

 

Best Klamath Falls Restaurant

Green Blade Bakery, Klamath Falls

Klamath Basin Brewing Company, Klamath Falls

 

Best Grants Pass Restaurant

Taprock Northwest Grill, Grants Pass

The Twisted Cork Bistro and Wine Bar, Grants Pass

 

Best Jacksonville Restaurant

Jacksonville Inn, Jacksonville

Bella Union, Jacksonville

 

Best Greater Medford Area Restaurant

Bambu, Medford

Elements Tapas Bar, Medford

 

Best Ashland Restaurant

Smithfields, Ashland

Larks at Ashland Springs Hotel, Ashland

 

Best Lunch Spot

Jaspers Café, Medford

Sammich, Ashland

 

Best Family Restaurant

Red Robin, Medford

Black Bear Diner, Grants Pass/Klamath Falls/Medford

 

Best Breakfast

Morning Glory, Ashland

Black Bear Diner, Grants Pass/Klamath Falls/Medford

 

Best Fine Dining

Jacksonville Inn, Jacksonville

Porters, Medford

 

Best Brewery

Caldera Brewing Company, Ashland

Standing Stone, Ashland

 

Best Pizza

Kaleidoscope Pizzeria, Medford

 

Best Steak

Porters, Medford

Smithfields, Ashland

 

Best Sushi

Kobe, Ashland

Umi Sushi, Ashland/Grants Pass/Jacksonville

 

Best Italian

Rosario’s Italian Restaurant, Medford

 

Best Mexican

Si Casa Flores, Medford/Phoenix

La Tapatia, Phoenix

 

Best Local Golf Tournament

Southern Oregon Amateur at Rogue Valley Country Club, Medford

 

Best Place to Trail Run

Cathedral Hill, Grants Pass

 

Best Fishing Outfitter/Guide

Rogue Wilderness Adventures, Merlin

 

Best Rating Outfitter/Guide

Noah’s River Adventures, Ashland

Orange Torpedo Trips, Merlin

 

Best Public Golf Course

Centennial Golf Club, Medford

Eagle Point Golf Club, Eagle Point

 

Best Private Golf Club

Rogue Valley Country Club, Medford

 

Best Golf Hole

#18 Centennial Golf Club, Medford

#16 Eagle Point Golf Club, Eagle Point

 

Hardest Golf Hole

#16 Eagle Point Golf Club, Eagle Point

#4 Centennial Golf Club, Medford

 

Best Fitness Club

Club Northwest, Grants Pass

Superior Athletic Club, Medford/Eagle Point

 

Most Popular Physician

Dr. Heather Kahn, M.D. at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, Grants Pass

 

Most Popular Nurse

Patsy Millard at Providence Medford Medical Center, Medford

 

Most Popular Dentist

Dr. James Catt D.M.D, P.C. in Medford

 

Most Popular Pediatrician

Dr. Jani Rollins with Rollins Family Health, Ashland

 

Best Place for a Kid’s Birthday Party

Family Fun Center, Central Point

ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, Ashland

 

Best Spa

The Spa at Club Northwest, Grants Pass

Blue Giraffe Day Spa, Ashland

 

Best Salon

Gillaspie Hair Design, Grants Pass

 

Best Local Artist

Gabriel Lipper

 

Best Place for Night Life

Brickroom, Ashland

 

Best Place for Live Music

Britt, Jacksonville

 

Best Inn or B&B

Jacksonville Inn, Jacksonville

 

Best Lodge

Callahan’s Lodge & Restaurant, Ashland

Rogue River Lodge, Trail

 

Most Popular Radio Personality

DJ Gemineye, 107.5 KISS FM

 

Most Popular TV Personality

Trish Glose with Channel 10

 

Best Company Everyone Wants to Work For

Dutch Bros., Southern Oregon

Asante, Medford

 

Best Green Business

Standing Stone Brewery, Ashland

 

Best Small Business

Steelhead Finance, Medford

 

Best Big Business

Asante, Medford

Lithia Motors, Medford

 

Best Klamath Falls Business

Green Blade Bakery, Klamath Falls

 

Best Ashland Business

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland

 

Best Greater Medford Area Business

Rogue Creamery, Central Point

 

Best Grants Pass Business

Dutch Bros., Southern Oregon

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