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    Louisville, KY––For immediate release – Louisville Magazine’s annual Best of Louisville® awards honor the doers and businesses that make our city great. The finalists of the 2016 Best of Louisville® readers’ survey are listed below, in alphabetical order. Louisville Magazine will announce the winners in the July issue, and celebrate them with a blowout bash on July 7, 2016 at The Kentucky Center. 
     
    Best Asian Restaurant
    Asiatique
    August Moon
    Simply Thai
     
    Best Barbecue Restaurant
    Feast BBQ
    Mark's Feed Store
    Momma's Pickles and Mustard
     
    Best Beer-on-Tap Selection
    Craft House
    Holy Grale
    Sergio's World of Beers
     
    Best New Restaurant
    Butchertown Grocery
    Le Moo
    River House
     
    Best Bourbon Bar
    Bourbons Bistro
    Down One
    The Silver Dollar
     
    Best Boutique
    Blush
    Prickly Pear
    Revelry
    Work the Metal
     
    Best Brunch
    North End Cafe
    The Bristol Bar and Grille
    Wild Eggs
     
    Best Caterer
    Ladyfingers Catering
    Masterson's Catering
    Wiltshire Pantry
     
    Best Chicken Restaurant
    Chick-Fil-A
    Joella's
    Royals
     
    Best Cocktail Bar
    8 UP
    Commonwealth Tap
    Meta
     
    Best College Basketball Coach
    John Calipari
    Rick Pitino
    Scott Davenport
     
    Best Food Truck
    Hi-Five Doughnuts
    Holy Mole
    Longshot Lobsta
     
    Best French Cuisine Restaurant
    Brasserie Provence
    La Chasse
    Bistro Le Relais
     
    Best Hamburgers Under $10
    Five Guys
    Home Run Burgers
    W.W. Cousins
     
    Best Hamburgers Over $10
    Grind
    Mussel and Burger Bar
    Side Bar
     
    Best Health Food Store
    Lucky's Market
    Rainbow Blossom
    Whole Foods
     
    Best Indian Restaurant
    Dakshin
    Kashmir
    Shalimar
     
    Best Italian Restaurant
    Porcini
    Vincenzo's
    Volare
     
    Best Latin American/Mexican Restaurant
    El Mundo
    El Nopal
    Havana Rumba
     
    Best Local Brewery
    Against the Grain
    BBC
    Goodwood
     
    Best Local Website
    cardchronicle.com
    insiderlouisville.com
    louisville.com
     
    Best Metro Council Member
    Councilman Kelly Downard
    Councilman Kevin Kramer
    Councilman Tom Owen
     
    Best Middle Eastern Restaurant
    Safier
    Shiraz
    The Grape Leaf
     
    Best Movie Theatre
    Baxter Avenue
    Tinseltown Theatres
    Xscape
     
    Best Open Mic
    Highlands Taproom
    Laughing Derby
    The Bard's Town
     
    Best Pizza
    Bearno's
    Tony Boombozz
    Wick's
     
    Best Place for a Power Lunch
    Jack Fry's
    Proof on Main
    Vincenzo's
     
    Best Place to Dance
    Nowhere Bar
    Play
    Zanzabar

    Best Place to Do Pilates
    Core Fluency Pilates
    Downtown Pilates
    ProFormance

    Best Place to Hear Live Music
    Headliners
    Mercury Ballroom
    The Palace
     
    Best Private High School
    Sacred Heart Academy 
    St. Xavier High School
    Trinity High School
     
    Best Public High School
    Ballard High School
    duPont Manual High School
    Male High School
     
    Best Radio Station for Music
    WAKY/103.5
    WDJX/99.7
    WFPK/91.9
     
    Best Radio Station for News
    The Ville/93.9
    WFPL/89.3
    WHAS/840
     
    Best Radio Team for Humor
    Ben Davis & Kelly K at WDJX/99.7
    Lynda Lambert & Eric Cornish at 102.3 The Max
    Terry Meiners & Friends at WHAS/840
     
    Best Salon/Spa
    Joseph's
    Southern Comforts
    Z Salon and Spa
     
    Best Special Occasion Restaurant
    Jack Fry's
    Jeff Ruby's
    Ruth's Chris
     
    Best Sushi
    Oishii
    Sakura Blue
    Sapporo
     
    Best Tennis Club
    Blairwood
    Louisville Indoor Racquet Club
    Louisville Tennis Club
     
    Best TV Anchor-Female
    Dawne Gee at Wave 3
    Shannon Cogan at Wave 3
    Vicki Dortch at WLKY
     
    Best TV Anchor-Male
    Doug Proffitt at WHAS11
    Rick Van Hoose at WLKY
    Scott Reynolds at Wave 3
     
    Best TV Morning Host
    Candyce Clifft at WDRB
    Kelsey Starks at WHAS11
    Lauren Jones at Wave 3
     
    Best TV Sportscaster
    Fred Cowgill at WLKY
    Kent Taylor at Wave 3
    Tom Lane at WDRB
     
    Best TV Weathercaster
    Jay Cardosi at WLKY
    Kevin Harned at Wave 3
    Marc Weinberg at WDRB
     
    Best Wedding Reception Venue
    Henry Clay
    Mellwood Arts Center
    The Olmsted
     
    Best Wine Shop
    Old Town Wine & Spirits
    The Wine Rack
    Westport Whiskey & Wine
     
    Best of Louisville raises money for the Kentucky-Southeast Indiana Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, which provides programs and services to 108 counties in Kentucky and Indiana. Visit bestoflou.com for event and ticketing info. #bestoflou
    About Best of Louisville® and Louisville Magazine:
    Louisville Magazine, a locally owned lifestyle and general-interest monthly for residents of metropolitan Louisville and southern Indiana, created Best of Louisville®, the city’s first reader-voted awards, 31 years ago. The magazine has won hundreds of awards for writing, photography and design from the Society of Professional Journalists and is widely recognized as the city’s best and most influential magazine. 
     
     
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