The State's Best of Winners for 2014

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Winner Category Subcategory
South Carolina State Fair Entertainment Best Annual Community Event
Columbia Museum of Art Entertainment Best Art Gallery
Riverbanks Zoo Entertainment Best Children's Entertainment
Spring Valley Country Club Entertainment Best Golf Course
Tin Roof Entertainment Best Live Music
South Carolina State Museum Entertainment Best Museum
EdVenture Children's Museum Entertainment Best Place for a Child's Birthday Party
Trustus Theatre Entertainment Best Stage Theater
South Carolina State Museum Entertainment Best Place to Take Out-of-Towners
Il Giorgione Pizzeria & Wine Bar Food & Drink Best-All-Around Restaurant
Silver Spoon Bake Shop Food & Drink Best Bakery
El Burrito Food & Drink Best Bang-for-the-Buck Restaurant
Art Bar Food & Drink Best Bar
Palmetto Pig Food & Drink Best Barbecue
Josh Streetman, Motor Supply Co. Food & Drink Best Bartender
Liberty Tap Room Food & Drink Best Beer List
Silver Spoon Bake Shop Food & Drink Best Biscuit
The Silver Fox Grill Food & Drink Best Breakfast Restaurant
The Oak Table Food & Drink Best Brunch
Pawleys Front Porch Food & Drink Best Burger
El Burrito Food & Drink Best Burrito
The Oak Table Food & Drink Best Business Lunch
The Peanut Man Food & Drink Best Candy Shop
Moe's Southwest Grill Food & Drink Best Caterer
Palmetto Pig Food & Drink Best Chicken
Miyo's Food & Drink Best Chinese Restaurant
Drip Food & Drink Best Coffee House
Groucho's Deli Food & Drink Best Deli/Sandwich Shop
Nonnah's Food & Drink Best Dessert
River Rat Brewery Food & Drink Best Draft Beer
Cantina 76 Food & Drink Best Family Dining with Kids
Rush's Food & Drink Best Fast-Food Restaurant
Garibaldi Cafe Food & Drink Best Fine Dining
Al's Upstairs Food & Drink Best First-Date Restaurant
Crepes et Croissants Food & Drink Best French Restaurant
Devine Foods Food & Drink Best Greek Restaurant
TakoSushi Food & Drink Best Happy Hour
The Silver Fox Grill Food & Drink Best Hot Dog
Paradise Ice Food & Drink Best Ice Cream
Bombay Grill Food & Drink Best Indian Restaurant
Garibaldi Cafe Food & Drink Best Italian Restaurant
Miyabi Food & Drink Best Japanese Restaurant
M Vista Food & Drink Best Lunch Restaurant
116 Espresso and Wine Bar Food & Drink Best Margarita
Arkos Mojo Grill & Martini Bar Food & Drink Best Martini
San Jose Mexican Restaurant in Irmo Food & Drink Best Mexican Restaurant
M Grille Food & Drink Best New Restaurant
The Backyard Cafe Food & Drink Best Outdoor Dining
Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders Food & Drink Best Pizza
Hudson's Smokehouse Food & Drink Best Ribs
Devine Foods Food & Drink Best Salad
Oyster Bar Food & Drink Best Seafood Restaurant
Joshua Sloan, Il Giorgione Food & Drink Best Server
Lizard's Thicket Food & Drink Best Southern Restaurant
The British Bulldog Pub Food & Drink Best Sports Bar
Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse Food & Drink Best Steak
Tsunami Japanese Restaurant Food & Drink Best Sushi
Cantina 76 Food & Drink Best Taco
Gervais & Vine Food & Drink Best Tapas Restaurant
Good Life Cafe Food & Drink Best Vegetarian Restaurant
Liberty on the Lake Food & Drink Best Waterfront Restaurant
Gervais & Vine Food & Drink Best Wine List
2 Fat 2 Fly Stuffed Chicken Wings Food & Drink Best Wings
Old Mill Antique Mall Shopping Best Antique Shop
City Art Shopping Best Art Supply/Craft Store
Papa Jazz Record Shoppe Shopping Best Audio/Video Store
Darryn Russ, Jim Hudson Lexus Shopping Best Automobile Salesperson
Carolina Beauty Supply Shopping Best Beauty Supply Store
Outspokin Bicycles Shopping Best Bicycle Shop
Captain's Choice Marine Shopping Best Boat Dealership
Once Upon a Child Shopping Best Children's Clothing Store
Roundabouts Consignments Shopping Best Consignment Shop
Blossom Shop Florist, Inc. Shopping Best Florist
Whit-Ash Furnishings Shopping Best Furniture Store
Garnet and Black Traditions Shopping Best Gamecock Store
Woodley's Garden Center Shopping Best Gardening Center
HandPicked Shopping Best Gift Shop
14 Carrot Whole Foods Shopping Best Health/Vitamin Store
Southern Custom Doors & Hardware Shopping Best Home Improvement Store
Jewelry Warehouse Shopping Best Jewelry Store
The Lite House Shopping Best Lighting and Fans
Green's Beverages Shopping Best Liquor Store
Best Mattress Shopping Best Mattress Store
Brittons Shopping Best Men's Fine Clothing Store
Granger Owings Shopping Best Men's Weekendwear Clothing Store
Thunder Tower Harley-Davidson Shopping Best Motorcycle Dealership
Sims Music Shopping Best Musical Instrument Store
Jim Hudson Lexus Shopping Best New Car Dealer
Tropic Aire Shopping Best Outdoor Furniture
The Backpacker Shopping Best Outdoor Gear and Supply
Pet Supplies Plus Shopping Best Pet Supply Store
The Tobacco Merchant Shopping Best Smoke Shop
Todd & Moore Sporting Goods Shopping Best Sporting Goods Store
Frank's Discount Tire Shopping Best Tires
Uptown Gifts Shopping Best Unique Gift Shop
Jim Hudson Lexus Shopping Best Used Car Dealer
Elite Vapors Shopping Best Vaping Store
Jo-Lin's Bridal & Formal Wear Shopping Best Wedding Attire
Green's Beverages Shopping Best Wine Store
Brittons Shopping Best Women's Fine Clothing Store
Gwen Rawls Shopping Best Women's Shoe Store
Pink Sorbet Shopping Best Women's Weekendwear Clothing Store
Elliott Davis Service Best Accounting Firm
Dr. Angela Soto, Blue Root Acupuncture Service Best Acupuncturist
42 Magnolia Apartment Homes Service Best Apartment Complex
Agape Senior Assisted Living Service Best Assisted Living Center
George Sink Service Best Attorney
Quackt Glass Service Best Auto Glass Repair
Abbott's Auto Care & Tire Service Best Auto Repair
First Citizens Bank Service Best Bank
Clines Salon Vista Service Best Barbershop
Mid Carolina Marine Service Best Boat Repair
Fortress Builders, LLC Service Best Builder
Frank's Car Wash Service Best Car Wash
Accuclean Service Best Carpet Cleaning
Flooring by Cogdill Service Best Carpet/Flooring
Bigbie Chiropractic Office Service Best Chiropractor
Merry Maids Service Best Cleaning Service
Mr. Mac Computer Services Service Best Computer Services
Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union Service Best Credit Union
Columbia Ballet School Service Best Dance Studio
Urban Nirvana Service Best Day Spa
Adlerian Child Care Centers Service Best Daycare
Harbison Hill Dentistry Service Best Dentist
DJ Prince Ice Service Best DJ/Karaoke
Dr. Achu Mofor, Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina Service Best Doctor
Tripp's Fine Cleaners Service Best Dry Cleaner
Columbia Electric Service Service Best Electrician
Roper Staffing Service Best Employment Agency
360 Meetings & Events, LLC Service Best Event Planner
Columbia Eye Clinic Service Best Eye Clinic
Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union Service Best Financial Services
Gold's Gym Service Best Fitness Center
Shives Funeral Home Service Best Funeral Home
Clines Salon Vista Service Best Hair Salon
Justine Dellinger, Velvet Edge Salon Service Best Hair Stylist
Midland Hearing Associates Service Best Hearing Center
Cool Care Heating & Air Service Best Heating and Air Conditioning Service
Lexington Medical Center Service Best Hospital Facility
Palmetto Health Service Best Hospital for Heart Health
Palmetto Health Service Best Hospital System
Bill Weathersbee, State Farm Service Best Insurance Agent
Rebecca Howser Interiors Service Best Interior Design Firm
Hay Hill Services, Inc. Service Best Landscaping Service
George Sink Injury Lawyers Service Best Law Firm
Eli's & Company Service Best Manicure/Pedicure
AMR Massage Studio Service Best Massage
Millie Lewis Service Best Modeling/Talent Agency
Gentlemen Movers Inc. Service Best Moving Company
Tokyo Joe Service Best Musician/Band
Chestnut Hill Plantation Service Best Neighborhood/Housing Community
Saluda River Club Service Best New Home Community
Eline Painting & Contracting Service Best Painter/Painting
Chris Wooten, Bodyshop Athletics Service Best Personal Trainer
Modern Exterminating Company Inc. Service Best Pest Control
Camp Bow Wow Service Best Pet Boarding
Kickstand Studio Service Best Photographer
Lexington Medical Center Service Best Place to Have a Baby
Chavis Plumbing Service Best Plumbing
Crystal Pools Service Best Pool Company
Frank's Discount Tire Service Best Quick Oil Change
Buddy Lewis, Russell and Jeffcoat Service Best Real Estate Agent
Home Advantage Realty Service Best Real Estate Company
Carolina Tan Factory Service Best Tanning Salon
Animated Canvas Service Best Tattoo Parlor
Elliott Davis Service Best Tax Service
Original Blue Ribbon Taxi Cab Company Service Best Taxi Service
Forest Lake Travel Service Best Travel Agency
Doctors Care Service Best Urgent-Care Center
Banks Animal Hospital Service Best Veterinary Clinic
701 Whaley Service Best Wedding Reception Venue
Nutrimost Service Best Weight-Loss Program
Bikram Yoga Columbia Service Best Yoga Studio