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The Very Best - Winners Announced

The Very Best

Celebrating Southern Oregon Magazine’s 2016 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

Del Rio Vineyards, Gold Hill

DANCIN Vineyards, Jacksonville

 

Best Food Cart

Peruvian Point, Medford

Ooblies Waffle Food Truck, Medford

 

Best Restaurant Service

The Twisted Cork Bistro and Wine Bar, Grants Pass

Jacksonville Inn, Jacksonville

 

Best BBQ

Back Porch Bar and Grill, Jacksonville

 

Best Place for a Glass of Wine

The Twisted Cork Bistro and Wine Bar, Grants Pass

Red Lily Vineyards, Jacksonville

 

Best Cup of Coffee

Rogue Roasters, Grants Pass

Dutch Bros. Coffee, Southern Oregon

 

Best Place for Cocktails

Porters, Medford

Elements Tapas Bar, Medford

 

Best Patio Dining

Porters, Medford

Bella Union, Jacksonville

 

Best Margarita

Si Casa Flores, Medford/Phoenix

 

Best Late Night Munchies

Porters, Medford

Elements Tapas Bar, Medford

 

Best Hotel Dining

Larks at Ashland Springs Hotel, Ashland

Jacksonville Inn, Jacksonville

 

Best Happy Hour

Elements Tapas Bar, Medford

Porters, Medford

 

Best Glass of White Wine

Agate Ridge Winery, Eagle Point

Del Rio Vineyards, Gold Hill

 

Best Glass of Red Wine

Red Lily Vineyards, Jacksonville

Del Rio Vineyards, Gold Hill

 

Best Dessert

Nibbley’s Cafe, Klamath Falls

Jacksonville Inn, Jacksonville

 

Best Chef

Martha Fritz at The Twisted Cork Bistro and Wine Bar, Grants Pass

Adam Ward at Bambu, Medford

 

Best Cheap Eats

In-N-Out Burger, Medford

Mucho Gusto, Medford

 

Best Asian

Bambu, Medford

Misoya Bistro, Medford

 

Best Klamath Falls Restaurant

Nibbley’s Café, Klamath Falls

Klamath Basin Brewing Company, Klamath Falls

 

Best Grants Pass Restaurant

The Twisted Cork Bistro and Wine Bar, Grants Pass

Taprock Northwest Grill, Grants Pass

 

Best Jacksonville Restaurant

Jacksonville Inn, Jacksonville

Bella Union, Jacksonville

 

Best Greater Medford Area Restaurant

Porters, Medford

Bambu, Medford

 

Best Ashland Restaurant

Larks at Ashland Springs Hotel, Ashland

Smithfields, Ashland

 

Best Lunch Spot

Jaspers Café, Medford

Talon Grill, Eagle Point

 

Best Family Restaurant

Red Robin, Medford

Kaleidoscope Pizzeria, Medford

 

Best Breakfast

Morning Glory, Ashland

Brickroom, Ashland

 

Best Fine Dining

Jacksonville Inn, Jacksonville

Porters, Medford

 

Best Brewery

Caldera Brewing Company, Ashland

Southern Oregon Brewing, Medford

 

Best Pizza

Kaleidoscope Pizzeria, Medford

 

Best Steak

Porters, Medford

 

Best Sushi

Umi Sushi, Ashland/Grants Pass/Jacksonville

Kobe, Ashland

 

Best Italian

Rosario’s Italian Restaurant, Medford

 

Best Mexican

Si Casa Flores, Medford/Phoenix

 

Best Local Golf Tournament

Southern Oregon Amateur at Rogue Valley Country Club, Medford

 

Best Place to Trail Run

Table Rock

 

Best Fishing Outfitter/Guide

Travis Malone, Grants Pass

 

Best Rating Outfitter/Guide

Rogue Wilderness Adventures, Merlin

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

#16 Eagle Point Golf Club, Eagle Point

 

Hardest Golf Hole

#2 Eagle Point Golf Club, Eagle Point

 

Best Fitness Club

Club Northwest, Grants Pass

Superior Fitness, Medford, Eagle Point

 

Most Popular Physician

Dr. Alan Binette, MD with Womens Specialty Group in Medford

 

Most Popular Nurse

Sarah Roberson, FNP with Complete Care Chiropractic in Eagle Point

 

Most Popular Dentist

Summit Family Dentistry, Medford

 

Most Popular Pediatrician

Dr. Greg Conway, MD, with Southern Oregon Pediatrics in Medford

Best Place for a Kid’s Birthday Party

Family Fun Center, Central Point

 

Best Concert of 2015

Michael Franti at Britt

 

Best Spa

Blue Giraffe Day Spa, Ashland

 

Best Salon

Gillaspie Hair Design, Grants Pass

 

Best Barber

Rogue Barber, Grants Pass

 

Best Jeweler

King Jewelry, Grants Pass

 

Best Place to Buy Furniture

Garrison’s Home Furnishings, Medford

 

Best Local Artist

Cheryl Garcia

 

Best Place for Night Life

Howiee’s on Front Street, Medford

 

Best Place for Live Music

Britt, Jacksonville

 

Best Inn or B&B

Jacksonville Inn, Jacksonville

 

Most Popular Radio Personality

DJ Gemineye, 107.5 KISS FM

 

Best Company Everyone Wants to Work For

Dutch Bros., Southern Oregon

 

Best Green Business

Standing Stone Brewery, Ashland

 

Best Big Business

Asante, Medford

 

Best Small Business

Evergreen Federal, Grants Pass, Medford

 

Best Ashland Business

Caldera Brewing, Ashland

 

Best Greater Medford Area Business

Lithia

 

Best Jacksonville Business

Bella Union, Jacksonville

 

Best Grants Pass Business

Club Northwest, Grants Pass

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