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Re: “Best Place to Take Friends Visiting Town

Another great recommendation, Pima Air Museum.

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Posted by brettwilm on 10/17/2014 at 4:28 PM

Re: “Best Movie Theater

Loft also features beer/wine/pizza options and added a new on-site theater last year--huzzah!

Posted by brettwilm on 10/17/2014 at 4:26 PM

Re: “Best New York Style Pizza

Plus kudos for supporting local artists! Always something interesting on display.

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Posted by brettwilm on 10/17/2014 at 4:22 PM

Re: “Best Place to Show Your Kids Where Food Comes From

`I commend you,"soazmom", because, Apple Annie's, you are doing an exceptional job of monitoring your web presence. All the same, let the community speak. Stop deleting your negative posts! Maybe you are too expensive, and, perhaps, you don't have enough available to pick at some times of the year.

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Posted by Az Mom on 10/17/2014 at 4:15 PM

Re: “Best Local Clothing Designer

Do they design the clothing they sell?

Posted by David Sethi on 10/17/2014 at 4:10 PM

Re: “Best Local Brewery

How on earth did Barrio win this thing!? And Nimbus in 2nd?! REALLY!? I mean I like Tucson Blonde and Dirty Guera/Monkey Shine and they are certainly deeply entrenched into hearts/minds of Tucson's beer drinking community but for quality they leave a lot to be desired. Among my beer brewing friends Dragoon comes in at 1st, followed by ten fifty-five, and Iron John's. Then again, for the brew-pub experience (food and bar games) you really can't beat the atmosphere of Barrio and Nimbus. Maybe that is why they came out on top?

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Posted by William Green on 10/17/2014 at 4:03 PM

Re: “Best Vegetarian/ Vegan

Blue Willow??? No. Absolutely they do not have the best vegetarian or vegan food. They have like maybe one or two vegan items and they both kinda suck. I don't know anyone who goes there. How the hell did they win in this category?

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Posted by Alecs Havardr on 10/17/2014 at 2:02 PM

Re: “Best Alternative Health Center

Thank you Tucson! We are so proud and thankful for the confidence you place in us. Here's to many more years of helping to make the world a better place for us all. (Oh and btw-We actually have 5 locations - 3 clinical and 2 hotels.)

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Posted by Peaceful Spirit on 10/17/2014 at 12:36 PM

Re: “Best Vegetarian/ Vegan

Blue Willow??? I think this was rigged. I have a feeling Blue Willow must have found a way to get lots of votes other than merit alone. Lots of friends?

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Posted by Matthew Roberts on 10/17/2014 at 10:35 AM

Re: “Best Vegetarian/ Vegan

Unless their food has changed, I would never consider Blue Willow as a destination for vegan food. Their vegan options have always struck me as half-assed -- food from the regular menu, with things removed to make it acceptable, but I don't feel like they are trying to make good vegan food on purpose. I had their tofu scramble once, and the tofu wasn't seasoned. Bleccch. Do any local vegans go there as a first choice, or only when eating with omnis? I'm sure this restaurant won the 'distinction' based on votes by non-vegans who couldn't think of the names of any vegan restaurants. Just looking at their menu, they can't even both to separate their 'special diets' section into two parts, instead mixing vegan and gluten-free together in a way that doesn't make any sense. It's clear they don't value their vegan OR GF customers, but are just mollifying them

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Posted by mel on 10/17/2014 at 10:22 AM

Re: “Best Vegetarian/ Vegan

Blue Willow winning top Vegetarian/Vegan restaurant in Tucson is a farce! Food For Ascension Café, Urban Fresh, Govinda's and Lovin' Spoonfuls should be in the top spots over Blue Willow.

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Posted by Jaime Hall on 10/17/2014 at 10:11 AM

Re: “Best Local Comedian

I have known Lucinda Holliday for almost 25 years congratulations you deserve it my beautiful friend.

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Posted by GqNevets67 on 10/17/2014 at 10:06 AM

Re: “Best Local Comedian

OMG...I am so honored!!! I had no idea this was even happening.
XOXO Lucinda Holliday

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Posted by Lucinda Holliday on 10/17/2014 at 9:48 AM

Re: “Best Radio Talk Show (Host)

Taking bets on delivery of the actual award to Justice? 1 week, 2, 16?

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Posted by Radioglenn on 10/17/2014 at 4:52 AM

Re: “Welcome to the 25th Annual Best of Tucson

Why is there not a category for the Best Local Listener Supported Radio Station in So. Arizona - KXCI ?

Posted by desertmonkey on 10/16/2014 at 8:17 AM

Re: “Best Hangover Breakfast

Old hangover cure...casuela from anywhere!

Posted by Michael King on 10/13/2014 at 5:35 AM

Re: “Best Place to Make Pork Fried Rice Your New Addiction

Hey Shrek, you don't need to, everything tastes the same there. Believe me!

Posted by mrbigshotno1 on 10/12/2014 at 5:12 PM

Re: “Best Ice Cream

No best ice cream since Austin's closed.

Posted by mrbigshotno1 on 10/12/2014 at 5:06 PM

Re: “Best Chinese

I disagree, Jun Dynasty is now Tucson's #1, BaDar#2.

Posted by agmtb on 09/26/2014 at 5:19 PM

Re: “Best Restaurant for Gluten-Free Pizza

Ok....how about gluten free pizza for those with Celiac who have never liked thin crust pizza? OR....an inexpensive gluten free pizza joint for those who have to be gluten free and aren't choosing to go granola on all of the rest of their diet? I am so tired of places that offer gluten free foods also getting great reviews for their "organic" offerings. I want pizza, not a salad. I want sausage and pepperoni and I am not willing to pay double or triple because the cow or pig ate grass instead of feed grain. Let me find that gluten free restaurant PLEASE!!

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Posted by Eric Jones on 09/15/2014 at 5:21 PM

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