Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Who has the best pizza in town? How about the best customer service? Here are your picks for Readers' Choice.
All this summer you've nominated and voted for your favorite local businesses in categories ranging from Best Burger and Best Grocery Store to Best Chiropractor and Best Dance Studio. We've tallied all the poll votes and now it's time to announce the winners. See below for our complete list of Readers' Choice winners. Best Chiropractor In our most highly-debated category, 293 total votes were tallied for Best Chiropractor. Winner: Avalon Chiropractic, Ashley Elmer (149 votes) 2nd Place: Chiropractic Concepts, Megan A. Ellwanger (124 votes) 3rd Place: Back in Line Chiropractic & Massage, Steve Cohn (20 votes) Best Grocery Store Winner: Whole Foods 2nd Place: Lakewinds Natural Foods 3rd Place: Cub Minnetonka Best Breakfast Spot Winners: Tie …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Where do you go to pick up dinner?
Where do you go to stock up your kitchen for the week? Is it Whole Foods, Lakewinds Natural Foods, Fresh Seasons Market, Cub Minnetonka or Trader Joe's? Nominations ended July 9, and voting will run from July 23 to Aug. 17.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Where do you go when you need an adjustment?
Oh, my aching back. As our lives grow ever more hectic and the stress of work increases, so do the complaints that often come from spending too much time behind a desk: stiff necks, sore backs, throbbing muscles. Fortunately, Minnetonka offers relief in the form of numerous chiropractic clinics, where specialists take pride in easing your pains, and their underlying causes. But who's the best? Who do you trust in Minnetonka to eliminate those distracting aches? Is it Megan A. Ellwanger of Chiropractic Concepts, Steve Cohn of Back in Line Chiropractic & Massage, Levin and Chellen Chiropractic or Avalon Chiropractic? View readers' nominations for chiropractic clinics in Minnetonka. The others were picked through editorial insight. …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Small-batch beers are taking off in Minnetonka and around Minnesota. Who has the best selection around town?
Hops. Millet. Grains. And the perfect pour. As you’ve seen lately on Patch, Minnesota loves its brew. And not just the big batch, big boys. Craft beers are sweeping the country, including Minnetonka, and more are hitting the shelves and taps at our local hangouts every week, it seems. Where is your favorite bar for a craft beer? Who has the best selection, or the craft beer you just have to have? Is it Old Chicago, Gold Nugget Tavern, Champp's or Scoreboard Bar & Grill? Nominations ended July 9 and voting runs from July 23 to Aug. 17.
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Who gets the night started off right with the best plate of appetizers in Minnetonka?
Sometimes, particularly in the summer, a little taste of something is all you need. Appetizers have been risen to an art form at some of Minnetonka's hangouts. Some have great chicken wings. Others can dish up a mean plate of nachos. Where is your favorite place to grab some “apps”? Is it Old Chicago, Lakeshore Grill at Macy's, Spasso, Redstone American Grill or Bacio? We took nominations through July 9 and voting runs from July 23 to Aug. 17.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
What's the best place in Minnetonka to fill up your car?
Patch wants to know! What's the best place in Minnetonka to fill up your car? Every time the gas gage on your dashboard approaches empty, do you try to hit your favorite gas station to fill up? Where’s the best gas station in Minnetonka to stop at? Is it Bennis Feed and Fuel, Glen Lake Mobil, Spielmann's BP, or Glen Lake Service Center? Is it the one that always has short lines? Or do you like it because gas is always a cent or two cheaper? Perhaps you keep going back because they stock your favorite munchies inside? Nominations ended July 9 and voting for the best gas station in town runs July 23 to Aug. 17.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Patch wants to know: What's the best place in Minnetonka to spend some time outdoors?
It’s a great place to go for a walk or to let the kids play on the playground. Your favorite park lets you relax and be active at the same time. What’s the best park in Minnetonka to enjoy a little piece of the great outdoors right in your neighborhood? Does your favorite park offer winding walking paths? Or does it have a playground that gives children hours of fun and enjoyment on a beautiful summer day? What's the perfect park near you? Is it Purgatory Park, Covington Park, Jidana Park, Junction Park, Pioneer Park, Glen Lake Park, Burwell House and Park, Gro Tonka Park or Shady Oak Park and Beach? Nominations end July 9 and voting for the best park in town runs July 23 to Aug. 17.
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Tell us the place you trust the most for your car repairs in Minnetonka.
When your "check engine" light comes on, where do you take the family vehicle? Is it Midas, Bauer's Custom Hitches and U-Haul, Glen Lake Service Center, Jerry's Auto Specialties LTD or Samaritan Tire? Nominations ended July 9, and voting will run from July 23 to Aug. 17.
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Patch wants to know who's the best dentist in Minnetonka.
Every few months you go to the dentist hoping for the good news: no cavities. Where’s the best place in Minnetonka to have your teeth cared for? Is it Cedar Hills Dental Center, Glen Lake Family Dentistry, Minnetonka Dental Care, Park Dental, City of Lakes Dental, or Basile Orthodontics? Nominations ended July 9 and voting for the best dentist in town runs July 23 to Aug. 17.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Where do you go when you're craving breakfast?
It’s the restaurant that makes a perfect omelette. Or perhaps you always stop in for their pancakes and sausage. Maybe they just have the best early-morning crowd. Where’s the best place in Minnetonka to go whenever you’re craving your favorite breakfast? Does your favorite cafe serve mouth-watering food? Or do you visit just for the friendly neighborhood atmosphere? Is it Crossroads Deli, Bruegger's Bagels or Perkins? Voting for the best breakfast place in town runs from July 23 to Aug. 17.