Best of OKC 2001


Best Television Personality – Gary England,
Chief Meteorologist, KWTV Channel 9

Best Morning Radio Team – Jack and Ron, KYIS-FM

Best Local Talk Radio Host – Jim Traber, WWLS

Best News Source – KWTV Channel 9

Best City Council Member – Mick Cornett, Ward 1

Best Local Mover and Shaker – Bob Stoops

Best Candidate for Governor – U.S. Rep. Steve

Best Local Band – Wakeland

Best Candidate for Depantsing – E.K. Gaylord



Best Hamburger – Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler

Best Pizza – Hideaway Pizza

Best Natural/Health/Organic Food – Pratts

Best Morning-After Breakfast – Jimmy’s Egg

Best Fresh Fish – Pearl’s Oyster Bar

Best Unsung Barbecue – Earl’s Rib Palace

Best Sandwiches – City Bites

Best Desserts – La Baguette Bistro



Best Upscale Restaurant – Boulevard Steakhouse

Best Casual Restaurant – Ted’s Café Escondido

Best Innovative Restaurant Concept – City Bites

Best New Restaurant – Poblano Grill

Best Chain Restaurant – Chili’s

Best Restaurant in Edmond – Café 501

Best Restaurant in Norman – The Mont

Best ‘Hidden Treasure’ Restaurant – Papa’s Lil

Best ‘Quality for Price’ Restaurant – Zio’s
Italian Restaurant

Best ‘Quantity for Price’ Restaurant – Ted’s
Café Escondido

Best Patio Dining – Chelino’s Bricktown

Best Restaurant for Carnivores – Cattlemen’s

Best Restaurant for Herbivores – TerraLuna

Best Seafood – Deep Fork Grill

Best Late Night Menu – Flips Wine Bar and

Best Takeout – Hideaway Pizza

Best Spicy Asian Restaurant – Lido

Best Chinese Restaurant – Dot Wo

Best Japanese Restaurant – Sushi Neko

Best Authentic Mexican Restaurant – Iguana

Best Tex-Mex Restaurant – Ted’s Café Escondido

Best Italian Restaurant – Zio’s Italian

Best European Restaurant, not Italian – La
Baguette Bistro



Best New Book Store – Full Circle Book Store

Best Used Book Store – The Book Shelf

Best Car Dealership – David Stanley

Best Dress-Up Clothing – Harold’s Stores

Best Clothing for the Way You Live – Harold’s

Best Place to Buy Tunes – CD Warehouse

Best Place to Buy Stereo Equipment – Audio

Best Antiques – 23rd Street Antique

Best Place to Buy Home Furnishings – Mathis
Brothers Furniture Co. Inc.

Best Jewelry Store – B.C. Clark Jewelers

Best Sports/Outdoor Gear Store – Al’s Bicycles

Best Storefront/Sign – Iguana Lounge

Best New Business in Oklahoma City – Cole’s

Best New Business in Edmond – Pratts Wellmarket

Best New Business in Norman – Red Dirt Café

Best Pawn Shop – 23rd Post Pawn

Best Florist – Trochta’s Flowers and Greenhouse

Best Place to Indulge a Legal Vice – Christie’s
Toy Box

Best Gallery – Greg Burns Fine Art and Framing

Best Chain Retail Store – Target



Best Place to Pamper Yourself – Face Beautiful

Best Place to Sweat – Lake Hefner

Best Auto Service/Repair – Bob Howard

Best Car Wash – Red Carpet Car Wash

Best Computer Repair – Bijon Computers

Best Dry Cleaner – Best Cleaners and Laundry



Best New Nightclub – Bricktown Keys on the Canal

Best Live Music Club – Bricktown Brewery
Restaurant and Pub

Best Karaoke Bar – Blue Note Lounge

Best Place to Dance Like You Mean It – In

Best Neighborhood Bar – Henry Hudson’s Pub

Best Gay/Lesbian Bar – Angles

Best Get-Drunk-Quick Destination – Home

Best Charity Event – Festival of the Arts

Best Outing for Children – Oklahoma City Zoo

Best Place to Go for a Day Trip – Dallas

Best Place to Hook Up – Flip’s Wine Bar and

Best Performing Arts Group – Ballet Oklahoma

Best Museum – Omniplex

Best Wine Selection in a Restaurant – Flip’s
Wine Bar and Trattoria

Best Beer Selection in a Bar – Tapwerks Ale
House and Café



Best Local Home Page That Isn’t –

Best Part of Oklahoma Gazette – Restaurant

Best Attempt at Neighborhood Preservation –

Best Downtown Building – Southwestern Bell
Bricktown Ballpark

Best Restoration Project – Bricktown

Best Corporate Landscaping – Bricktown Canal

Best Canal-Side Entertainment You’d Like to See
– Live Music

Best Buzzword or Phrase That Needs to be Banned
– Whassup?

If Oklahoma City Got a Fortune Cookie, What
Would it Say? – Don’t be Afraid to Overachieve

Gazette staff

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