Best of OKC 2000


Best Television Broadcast Personality – Jenifer

Best Morning Radio Team – Jack Elliott and Ron

Best Local Performing Artist – Edgar Cruz

Best Local Pain in the Butt – Ed Gaylord

Best Colorful Character – Barry Switzer

Best Guy to Have in Your Corner If You’re a
Criminal (Just Accused, Of Course) – Brad Edwards

Best Sports Hero – Troy Aikman

Best Politician You Wish Would Just Leave Office
in Disgrace – State Se. Gene Stipe

Best Out of Control Ego – Barry Switzer



Best Upscale Restaurant – Coach House

Best Casual Restaurant – Ted’s Café Escondido

Best New Restaurant to Open within the Past Year
– Red Rock Canyon Grill

Best Restaurant in Edmond – Bellini’s

Best Restaurant in Norman – The Mont

Best Nearly Unknown Restaurant – Papa’s Lil

Best Takeout To Pretend You Made Yourself –
Kamp’s Grocery

Best Interior Décor/Ambiance – Iguana Lounge

Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant – Hideaway Pizza

Best Place to Get Raw Fish – Sushi Neko

Best Place to Get Cooked Fish – Pearl’s Oyster

Best Place to Dip your Egg Rolls – Hunan Chinese

Best Hamburger – Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler

Best Coffee House – Java Dave’s Coffee

Best Patio Dining – Chelino’s Mexican Restaurant

Best Place to Lick Your Fingers While and After
Eating – Earl’s Rib Palace

Best Natural/Health/Organic Food Store – Akin’s
Natural Health Food Market

Best Rabbit Food (Veggies/Salads/Etc.) –
TerraLuna Grill

Best Pub Grub – Varsity Sports Grill

Best Pizza – Hideaway Pizza

Best Place That Serves Stuff Between Bread –
City Bites

Best Place for Meat-Eaters – Cattlemen’s Steak

Best South-of the–Border Restaurant – Ted’s Café

Best Place to Please Your International Palate –
La Baguette Bistro

Best Late Night Menu – Flip’s Wine Bar and

Best Martini – Flip’s Wine Bar and Trattoria

Best Margarita – Iguana Lounge

Best Place to Be Intimidated by Beer – Tapwerks
Ale House and Café



Best Cheap Clearance Rack – Goodwill

Best Petals in a Pinch – New Leaf Floral

Best Place to Buy a Car – Bob Howard

Best Dress-Up Clothing – Harold’s

Best Clothing for the Way You Live – Harold’s

Best Place to Buy Wine If Your Guest is a
Connoisseur – Byron’s Liquor Warehouse

Best Place to Buy Eyewear – Sam’s Optical

Best Vintage Clothing – Goodwill

Best Neighborhood Shopping District – Paseo

Best Place to Get “Gifty” – Kamber’s

Best Mall – Penn Square Mall

Best Gourmet Grocer – Kamp’s Grocery

Best Place to Get Your Pet a Birthday Gift – 3
Legged Dog

Friendliest Owner of an OKC Business – Kathy
Jacobson, Kathy’s on PAseo

Best Place for Decorating Your Digs – Mathis
Brothers Furniture Co. Inc.

Best Specialty Sporting Goods Store – Al’s

Best CDs/Records/Tapes – CD Warehouse

Best Place to Buy Car Stereo Equipment – Jackie
Cooper Electronics

Best Place to Buy Home Stereo Equipment – Audio

Best Antiques – 23rd Street Antique

Best Furniture Store – Mathis Brothers Furniture
Co. Inc.

Best Ornamental Accessories – BC Clark Jewelers

Best Shoe Store – The Shoe Rack

Best-Named Business – 3 Legged Dog

Best New Business in OKC – Red Rock Canyon Grill

Best New Business in Edmond – Lottinville’s

Best New Business in Norman – Barry’s Chicken

Best Adult Toy Store – Christie’s Toy Box



Best Body Piercing – 23rd Street Body

Best Get-What-You-Pay for ISP –

Best Place to Look Better Coming Out Than Going
In – Face Beautiful

Best Frame Shop – Hobby Lobby

Best Emergency Room – Mercy

Best Place to Sweat – All American Fitness and

Best Trustworthy Auto Mechanic – Weaver Brothers

Best Real Estate Agent – Dawn Davis – Re/Max

Best Bank/Credit Union – Bank of Oklahoma

Best Financial Adviser – Parents



Best Bar You never Knew About – Dooley’s Tower

Best Place for Girls’ Night Out – In CaHoots

Best Place to See a Drag Show – Angles

Best Adult Entertainment/Strip Club – Night

Best Charity Event – Festival of the Arts

Best Cheap Outing in a Major Sport – Oklahoma
City Blazers

Best Place to Go Naked in Public and Not Get
Arrested – My Backyard or House

Best Place to Hear Poetry Read – Galileo Bar and

Best Place to Dance Like You Mean It – Angles

Best Museum or Art Gallery – National Cowboy
Hall of Fame

Best Live Music Club – VZD’s Restaurant and Club

Best Place for Boys Night Out – Night Trips

Best Place to Spend Rush House and Make It
“Happy Hour” – Flip’s Wine Bar and Trattoria



Best Local Home Page That Isn’t –

Best Street Name – Middlesex Drive

Best Attribute to Include in a Personal Ad –
Marital Status (Single)

Best Neighborhood to Call Home – Nichols Hills

Best Thing in OKC to Show Off to Out-of-Town
Guests – Bricktown Canal and Southwestern Bell Bricktown Ballpark

Best Local TV Newscast – KWTV Channel 9

Best Public Art – Oklahoma City National

Best Thing You’d Like to See on the Canal – Live
Music/Sidewalk Entertainment

Gazette staff

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