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The Best of Richmond 2012 Readers' Poll

The Best of Richmond 2012. - Rob Newell photo
The Best of Richmond 2012.
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We asked you what your favourite things were in Richmond and here are your answers in our annual Best of Richmond Readers’ Poll.

PEOPLE & PLACES

Best Community Centre

1. Steveston Community Centre, 4111 Moncton St.

2. Thompson Community Centre, 3398 Springhill Pl.

3. South Arm Community Centre, 8880 Williams Rd.

Best Community Event

1. Steveston Salmon Festival

2. Chinese New Year

3. Night market

Best Local Politician

1. Malcolm Brodie

2. Harold Steves

3. Jon Yap

Best Person You Would Like to see in Office

1. Michael Wolfe

2. Rick Hansen

3. Cynthia Chen

Best Endangered piece of Richmond History

1. Steveston Village

2. Finn Slough

3. Britannia Heritage Shipyard

Best Place to Enjoy Public Art

1. Richmond Art Gallery

2. Steveston

3. Richmond City Hall

Best Place to Have a Flash Mob

1. Aberdeen Centre

2. Richmond Centre

3. Lansdowne Centre

Best Place to Hold a Wedding Reception

1. Mayfair Lakes,  5460 No 7 Rd., www.golfbc.com/courses/mayfair_lakes

2. River Rock Casino Resort, 8811 River Rd., www.riverrock.com

3. UBC Boathouse, 7277 River Rd., www.ubcboathouse.com

Best Playground

1. Steveston Park

2. Garden City Park

3. South Arm Park

Best Reason to Live in Richmond

1. Steveston

2. The food

3. The people

Best Youth Most Likely to be Mayor in the Future

1. Matt Pitcairn

2. Martin Hui

3. Som Ghosh

Food & Drink

Best All You Can Eat Restaurant

1. Richmond Sushi, 1488-8388 Capstan Way

2. Ninkazu, 4231 Hazelbridge Way

3. Kisha Poppo, 1060-11660 Steveston Hwy., www.kishapopporestaurant.com

Best Bakery

1. Diplomat Bakery, 6111 London Rd., www.diplomatbakery.com

2. Steveston Bakery, 12231 No. 1 Rd.

3. Cobs Bread, 6551 No. 3 Rd., 8180 No. 2 Rd., 11380 Steveston Hwy., www.cobsbread.com

Best Beer Selection

1.  Hog Shack, 3900 Bayview St., www.hogshack.ca

2. Fogg N’ Suds, 10720 Cambie Rd., www.foggnsuds.com

3.  O’Hares Pub, 5031 Steveston Hwy., www.ohares.ca

Best Breakfast

1. IHOP, 6780 No 3 Rd., 10551 St. Edwards Dr., www.ihop.com

2. White Spot, 5880 & 6551 No. 3 Rd., www.whitespot.com

3. De Dutch Pannekoek House, 8031 Leslie Rd., www.dedutch.com

Best Brunch

1. White Spot, 5880 & 6551 No. 3 Rd., www.whitespot.com

2. IHOP, 6780 No 3 Rd., 10551 Saint Edwards Dr., www.ihop.com

3. Cimona Cafe, 3791 Bayview St., www.cimona.com

Best Burger

1. White Spot, 5880 & 6551 No. 3 Rd., www.whitespot.com

2. McDonald’s, various locations, www.mcdonalds.ca

3. Burger King, various locations, www.bk.com

Best Butcher Shop

1. Seafair Gourmet Meats, 8671 No. 1 Rd., www.seafairgourmetmeats.com

2. Heringers Olde Fashioned Quality Meats, 12231 No. 1 Rd.

3. Amron’s Gourmet Meats, 170-8180 No. 2 Rd.

Best Chain Restaurant

1. White Spot, 5880 & 6551 No. 3 Rd., www.whitespot.com

2. Cactus Club, 5500 No. 3 Rd., www.cactusclubcafe.com

3. Earl’s Restaurant, 304-5300 No. 3 Rd., www.earls.ca

Best Chef

1. Justin Cheung, Tapenade Bistro, 3711 Bayview St., www.Tapenade.ca

2. John Lim Hing, Hog Shack, 160-3900 Bayview St., www.hogshack.ca

3. Daniela Iaci, Pumphouse Pub, 6031 Blundell Rd., www.pumpbhousepub.com

Best Chinese Food

1. Danny’s Wun Tun Restaurant, 11666 Steveston Hwy.

2. #9 Restaurant, 812-5300 No. 3 Rd., www.richmond9.com

3. Kirin, 7900 Westminster Hwy., www.kirinrestaurants.com

Best Cocktails

1. Cactus Club, 5500 No. 3 Rd., www.cactusclubcafe.com

1. Blue Canoe, 140-3866 Bayview St., www.bluecanoerestaurant.com

3. Mandalay Lounge and Steakhouse, 3900 Bayview St., www.mandalaysteakhouse.com

Best Coffee Shop (Chain)

1. Starbucks, numerous locations, www.starbucks.com

2. Blenz, numerous locations, www.blenz.com

3. Waves, #120-12231 First Avenue & 5951 No 3 Road, www.wavescoffee.ca

Best Coffee (Independent)

1. Steveston Coffee Co., 3511 Moncton St.,

2. Bean and Beyond, 120-12420 No.1 Rd.

3. Rocanini, 115-3900 Moncton St., www.rocanini.com

Best Curry

1. Tandoori Kona, 170-11700 Cambie Rd., www.tandoorikona.blogspot.ca

2. Pisces Fish and Chips, 3675 Westminster Hwy., www.piscesfishandchips.com

3. Curry Express, Lansdowne Centre, 1045-5300 No. 3 Rd.

Best Deli

1. Heringers Olde Fashioned Quality Meats, 12231 No. 1 Rd.

2. D-Original Sausage Haus, 130-12000 First Ave., www.originalsausage.ca/

3. Steveston Cannery Cafe, 3611 Moncton St.

Best Dessert

1. Sweet Spot Bakery, 110-12000 First Ave., www.thesweetspotbakery.ca/

2. Bell’s Bake Shop, 12211 First Ave., www.bellsbakeshop.com

3.  Diplomat Bakery, 6111 London Rd., www.diplomatbakery.com

Best Dim Sum

1. Continental Seafood Restaurant, 11700 Cambie Rd.

2. Kirin Seafood Restauraunt, 7900 Westminster Hwy., www.kirinrestaurants.com

3. Sun Sui Wah, 102-4940 No. 3 Rd., www.sunsuiwah.com

Best Fine Dining

1. Tapenade Bistro, 3711 Bayview St., www.tapenade.ca

2. Chop, 10251 St. Edwards Dr., www.chop.ca

3. Steveston Seafood House, 3951 Moncton St., www.stevestonseafoodhouse.com

Best Fish & Chips

1. Pajo’s Fish & Chips, 3500 Bayview St. and Garry Point Park, www.pajos.com

2. Dave’s Fish and Chips, 3460 Moncton St.

3. Pisces Fish and Chips, 3675 Westminster Hwy., www.piscesfishandchips.com

Best Food Court

1. Richmond Centre, 6551 No. 3 Rd., www.richmondcentre.com

2. Aberdeen Centre, 4151 Hazelbridge Way, www.aberdeencentre.com

3. Lansdowne Centre, 5300 No. 3 Rd. www.richmondcentre.com

Best Greek

1. Kisamos Greek Taverna, 3420 Moncton St.

2. Mad Greek Restaurant, 7260 Westminster Highway, www.madgreekrestaurant.com

3. George’s Taverna, 3760 Moncton St.

Best Italian

1. Paesano’s Restaurant, 250-12240 Second Ave., paesanos.ca

2. Italian Tomato, 8380 Bridgeport Rd., www.italiantomato.ca

3. Caesar’s, 3900 Steveston Hwy.

Best Kid Friendly Restaurant

1. White Spot, 5880 & 6551 No. 3 Rd., www.whitespot.com

2. Boston Pizza, 8100 Ackroyd Rd., 2000-11662 Steveston Hwy., www.bostonpizza.ca

3. McDonald’s, various locations, www.mcdonalds.ca

Best Late Night Munchies

1. #9 Restaurant, 812-5300 No. 3 Rd., www.richmond9.com

2. McDonald’s, various locations, www.mcdonalds.ca

3. Boston Pizza, 8100 Ackroyd Rd., 2000-11662 Steveston Hwy., www.bostonpizza.ca

Best Lounge

1. Chop, 10251 St. Edwards Dr., www.chop.ca

2. Mandalay Lounge and Steakhouse, 3900 Bayview St., www.mandalaysteakhouse.com

3. Lulu’s Lounge, 8811 River Rd., www.riverrock.com

Best New Restaurant

1. Cora, 170-11380 Steveston, www.chezcora.com

2. Diner No. 1, 12251 No 1 Rd., www.dinerone.com

3. Two Chefs and a Table, 3331 Viking Way, www.twochefsandatable.com

Best Patio

1. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140-3866 Bayview St., www.bluecanoerestaurant.com

2. Flying Beaver, 4760 Inglis Dr., www.markjamesgroup.com/flyingbeaver.html

3. Mandalay Lounge and Steakhouse, 3900 Bayview St., www.mandalaysteakhouse.com

Best Pizza

1. Steveston Pizza Co., 3400 Moncton St., www.stevestonpizza.com

2. Pizza Hut, 3675 Westminster Hwy., 8340 Westminster Hwy. and 140-8980 No 3 Rd., www.pizzahut.ca

3. Round Table Pizza, 8780 Blundell Rd., www.roundtablepizzarichmond.com/Home.htm

Best Pho

1. Pho Lan, 6950 No. 3 Rd.

2. Pho Hoa, 180-8500 Alexandra Rd., www.phohoa.com

3. Pho Ten, 130-11080 No. 5 Rd., www. pho-ten.com

Best Place to Eat to Cure a Hangover

1. McDonald’s, various locations, www.mcdonalds.ca

2. #9 Restaurant, 812-5300 No. 3 Rd., www.richmond9.com

3. IHOP, 6780 No 3 Rd., 10551 St. Edwards Dr., www.ihop.com

Best Place to Take Out of Town Guests

1. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140-3866 Bayview St., www.bluecanoerestaurant.com

2. Tapenade Bistro, 3711 Bayview St., www.tapenade.ca

3. Pajo’s Fish & Chips, 3500 Bayview St. and Garry Point Park, www.pajos.com

Best Place to Watch the Game

1. Hog Shack, 160-3900 Bayview St., www.hogshack.ca

2. Legends Pub, 6511 Buswell St., www.legendspub.com

3. Shark Club, 10331 St. Edwards Dr., www.sharkclubs.com

Best Pub

1. O’Hares Pub, 5031 Steveston Hwy., www.ohares.ca

2. Flying Beaver, 4760 Inglis Dr., www.markjamesgroup.com/flyingbeaver.html

3. Pumphouse Pub, 6031 Blundell Rd., www.pumphousepub.com

Best Restaurant

1. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140-3866 Bayview St., www.bluecanoerestaurant.com

2. Tapenade Bistro, 3711 Bayview St., www.tapenade.ca

3. Hog Shack, 160-3900 Bayview St., www.hogshack.ca

Best Restaurant to go for a Cheap Date

1. Pajo’s Fish & Chips, 3500 Bayview St. and Garry Point Park, www.pajos.com

2. L.A. Grill and Bistro, 128A-8100 No. 2 Rd.

3. McDonald’s, various locations, www.mcdonalds.ca

Best Restaurant to go on a First Date

1. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140-3866 Bayview St., www.bluecanoerestaurant.com

2. Tapenade Bistro, 3711 Bayview St., www.tapenade.ca

3. Gudrun Tasting Room, 3500 Moncton St., gudrun.ca

Best Restaurant to Take Out of Town Guests to

1. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140-3866 Bayview St., www.bluecanoerestaurant.com

2. Tapenade Bistro, 3711 Bayview St., www.tapenade.ca

3. Pajo’s Fish & Chips, 3500 Bayview St. and Garry Point Park, www.pajos.com

Best Seafood Restaurant

1. Steveston Seafood House, 3951 Moncton St., www.stevestonseafoodhouse.com

2. The Boathouse, 8331 River Rd., www.boathouserestaurants.ca

3. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140 - 3866 Bayview St., www.bluecanoerestaurant.com

Best Southeast Asian

1. Tandoori Kona, 170-11700 Cambie Rd., www.tandoorikona.blogspot.ca

2. Kari House, 3900 Bayview St., www.karihouse.com

3. Tropika, 1830-4400 Hazelbridge Way www.tropika-canada.com

Best Sushi

1. Ichiro Japanese Restaurant, 12011 Second Ave., www.ichirojapaneserestaurant.ca/

2. Takeya Sushi, 8671 No. 1 Rd., www.takeyasushi.ca

3. Tokyo Joe’s, 8211 Ackroyd Rd., www.tokyojoesushifactory.com

Best Watering Hole

1. Flying Beaver, 4760 Inglis Dr., www.markjamesgroup.com/flyingbeaver.html

2. O’Hares Pub, 5031 Steveston Hwy., www.ohares.ca

3. Buck & Ear Bar and Grill, 12111 Third Ave., www.stevestonhotel.ca

Best Wine Selection

1. Tapenade Bistro, 3711 Bayview St., www.tapenade.ca

2. Gudrun Tasting Room, 3500 Moncton St., gudrun.ca

3. Chop, 10251 St. Edwards Dr., www.chop.ca

Best Appliance Store

1. Trail Appliances, 5400 Minoru Blvd. www.trailappliances.com

2. Midland Appliance, 13651 Bridgeport Rd. www.midlandappliance.com

3. Sears, 6551 No. 3 Road, www.sears.ca

SHOPPING & SERVICES

Best Auto Repair Shop

1. Fast Track Autobody (105-11820 River Rd., www.fastrackautobody.com)

2. Pelham Automotive, 5-12320 Trites Rd,

3. Artistic Auto Collision, 100-2920 Simpson Rd.

Best Car Dealer

1. Richmond Honda, 13600 Smallwood Pl. www.richmondhonda.com

2. Richport Ford Lincoln, 13580 Smallwood Pl., www.richportfordlincoln.com

3. OpenRoad Toyota, 13251 Smallwood Pl., openroadtoyota.com

3. (tie) Auto West BMW, 10780 Cambie Rd., www.autowestbmw.com

Best Chiropractor

1. Sean Graham, 12004 No. 1 Rd.

2. Brett Peters, 140 - 12000 First Avenue

3. Colin McKay, 430-6091 Gilbert Rd., www.precisionhealth.ca

Best Financial Institution

1. Coast Capital

2. TD Canada Trust

3. RBC

Best Liquor/Cold Beer and Wine Store

1. O’Hares Pub, 5031 Steveston Hwy., www.ohares.ca

2. Legends Pub, 6511 Buswell St., www.legendspub.com

3. Steveston Hotel, 12111 Third Ave., www.stevestonhotel.ca

Best Customer Service

1. Tao Day Spa, 115-3900 Bayview St., www.taodayspa.com

2. OK Bottle Depot, 8151 Capstan Way, www.okbottledepot.com

3. Phoenix Perennials, 3380 No. 6 Rd., www.phoenixperennials.com

Best Daycare

1. Core Education & Fine Arts Jr. Kindergarten,  160-10811 No. 4 Rd., www.cefa.ca

2. With Our Own Two Hands, 3871 Moncton St., www.withourowntwohands.ca

3. Bowling Green Road Children’s Centre,  110-6100 Bowling Green Rd., www.richmondchildcare.org/locations/

Best Dentist

1. Dr. Greg Nelson, 280-7580 River Rd., www.drgregnelson.com

2. Dr. Doug Nielson and Dr. Michele Nielsen, 3951 Steveston Hwy., www.stevestonsmiles.com

3. Dr. Allan Woo, 8060 Granville Ave., www.centrodental.ca

Best Dollar Store

1. Dollarama, 9751 Bridgeport Rd., www.dollarama.com

2. Dollar Giant, 175-3675 Westminster Hwy., 4951 No. 3 Rd., www.dollargiant.com

3. Dollar Max, 6680 No. 3 Rd.

Best Facial

1. Tao Day Spa, 115-3900 Bayview St., www.taodayspa.com

2. Raintree Wellness Spa, 125-13020 No. 2 Rd., www.raintreedayspa.com

3. Goegan Spa, 135-6231 London Rd., www.goeganspa.com

Best Flower Shop

1. Super Grocer, 12051 No. 1 Rd., www.supergrocer.ca

2. Prickly Pear, 12311 No. 1 Rd., www.pricklypear.ca

3. Touch Of Class, 118-8011 No 1 Rd., www.touchofflorists.com

Best Gardening Store

1. Prickly Pear, 12311 No. 1 Rd., www.pricklypear.ca

2. Art Knapp Plantland, 7780 Alderbridge Way, 11020 No. 4 Rd., www.artknapps.ca

3. Phoenix Perennials, 3380 No. 6 Rd., www.phoenixperennials.com

Best Gift Shop

1. Nikaido Gifts, 150-3580 Moncton St., www.nikaidogifts.com

2. Pieces, 100-3580 Moncton St.

3. A Monkey Tree, 105-3900 Moncton St., www.amonkeytree.com

Best Green Business

1. OK Bottle Depot, 8151 Capstan Way, www.okbottledepot.com)

2. Tao Day Spa, 115 Bayview St. www.taodayspa.com

3. Urban Impact, 15360 Knox Way, www.urbanimpact.com

Best Grocery Store

1, Save on Foods, 11666 Steveston Hwy., 3673 Westminster Hwy.,  www.saveonfoods.com

2. Safeway, 8671 No. 1 Rd,, 10151 No. 3 Rd., 6140 Blundell Rd., www.safeway.ca

3. PriceSmart, 8200 Ackroyd Rd., www.pricesmartfoods.ca

Best Hair Salon

1. Ask Hair Studios, 150-3900 Bayview St., www.askhairstudio.com

3. Design Tech Hair Studio, 150-8980 No. 3 Rd., www.designtechhairstudio.ca

3. Zary Hair Design, 5-6360 No. 3 Rd

Best Home Decor Store

1. HomeSense, 100-5300 No. 3 Rd., www.homesense.ca

2. The Spotted Frog Furniture Co., 110-12480 No.1 Road, www.thespottedfrog.ca

3. Lofty Living Furniture, 110-12031 First Ave. www.loftylivinghome.com

Best Hotel

1. River Rock Casino Resort, 8811 River Rd., www.riverrock.com

2. Fairmont Vancouver Airport, 3111 Grant McConachie Way, www.fairmont.com/vancouverairport

3. Sandman Signature, 10251 St. Edwards Dr., www.sandmansignature.ca/hotels/vancouver-airport/

Best Jeweller

1. Juvelisto Design, 120-3500 Moncton St.

2. Seafair Jewellers, 178-8120 No. 2 Rd

3. Prestige Jewellers, 205-6700 No. 3 Rd

Best Lawyer

1. Jeff Froh, Campbell Froh May & Rice, LLP 200-5611 Cooney Rd., http://www.richmondbclawyers.com

2. Barry Grabowski, 208-4940 No. 3 Rd., Cohen Buchan Edwards, www.cbelaw.com

3. Garth Edwards, 208-4940 No. 3 Rd., Cohen Buchan Edwards, www.cbelaw.com

Best Lingerie Store

1. Bare Basics, 3871 Moncton St., www.barebasicslingerie.com

2. La Senza, 1762-6060 Minoru Blvd., www.lasenza.com

3. La Vie En Rose, 2202-6060 Minoru Blvd., www.lavieenrose.com

Best Local Farm

1. CanWest Farms, 13051 Blundell Rd., www.canwestfarms.ca

2. Richmond Country Farms, 12900 Steveston Hwy.,  www.countryfarms.ca

3. W & A Farms, 17771 Westminster Hwy., www.wafarms.ca

Best Manicure/Pedicure

1. Tao Day Spa, 115-3900 Bayview St., www.taodayspa.com

2. Raintree Wellness Spa, 125-13020 No. 2 Rd., www.raintreedayspa.com

3. Goegan Spa, 135-6231 London Rd., www.goeganspa.com

Best Mechanic

1. Pelham Automotive, 5-12320 Trites Rd,

2. Seppo’s Automotive, 3611 Moncton St,

3. Juan’s Auto Service, 8580 River Rd.

Best Mortgage Broker

1. Chris Pughe

2. Chad Oyhenart, www.chadoyhenart.ca

3. Paul Sobieski, www.sobieskimortgageteam.com

Best Movers

1. Vega Line Moving, 103-14273 Knox Way, www.vegalinemoving.com

2. Salmon Transfer, 100-9500 Van Horne Way, www.salmonstransfer.com

3. 2 Small Men With Big Hearts, 2251 No. 5 Rd., www.twosmallmenbc.com

Best New Business (2 years or less)

1. Across Canada Van Lines, 108-14273 Knox Way, www.acrosscanadamoving.com/

2. Steveston Tattoo Company, 110-12020 First Ave., www.stevestontattooco.com/

3. Juvelisto Design, 120-3500 Moncton St.

Best New Business You’d Like to See in Steveston

1. Grocery store (Choices or Whole Foods)

2. Tim Horton’s

3. Pho restaurant

Best Notary

1. Nancy Schick Skinner, 650-5900 No. 3 Rd., www. nancyschickskinner.com

2. Gail Maida, 155-8040 Garden City Rd.

3. Tammy Morin Nakashima, 209-3740 Chatham St., www.richmondnotary.ca

Best Pet Supply Store

1. Bosley’s, 160-11700 Steveston Hwy., 130-3675 Westminster Hwy., www.bosleys.com

2. Tisol, 5431 No. 3 Rd., www.tisol.ca

3. Pet Smart, 9751 Bridgeport Rd., www.petsmart.com

Best Pharmacy

1. Shoppers Drug Mart, various locations, www1.shoppersdrugmart.ca

2. London Drugs, 5971 No. 3 Rd. 3200-11666 Steveston Hwy., www.londondrugs.com

3. Pharmasave, various locations, www.pharmasave.com

Best Preschool

1. Core Education & Fine Arts Jr. Kindergarten,  160-10811 No. 4 Rd., www.cefa.ca

2. With Our Own Two Hands, 3871 Moncton St., www.withourowntwohands.ca

3. Gingerbread House Parent Participation Preschool, 7111 No. 2 Rd., www.gingerbreadhousepreschool.org

Best Produce

1. Kins Farm Market, various locations, www.kinsfarmmarket.com

2. CanWest Farms, 13051 Blundell Rd., www.canwestfarms.ca

3. Richmond Country Farms, 12900 Steveston Hwy.,  www.countryfarms.ca

Best Real Estate Agency

1. Remax WestCoast, 110-6086 Russ Baker Way, www.richmondbcrealty.com, 12235 No. 1 Rd., www.stevestonrealestate.com

2. Sutton Group - Seafair Realty, 550-9100 Blundell Rd., www.suttonseafair.com

3. Macdonald Realty, 5188 Westminster Hwy., www.macrealty.com

Best Realtor

1. Patti Martin, REMAX Westcoast, www.pattimartin.com

2. Tenny Chui, Royal Pacific Realty, www.realestateinbc.com

3. (tie) Debbie Murphy, Macdonald Realty, www.murphytimmis.com

3. (tie) Tony Ling, REMAX, , tonyling.com/

Best Shoe Store

1. Stepin’ Out, 3991 Moncton St., www.stepinoutshoes.com

2. Browns, 1400-6551 No.3 Rd., www.brownsshoes.com

2. Aldo, 6551 No. 3 Rd., www.aldoshoes.com

Best Specialty Furniture Store

1. The Spotted Frog Furniture Co., 110-12480 No.1 Road, www.thespottedfrog.ca

2. IKEA, 3200 Sweden Way, www.ikea.com

3. Lofty Living Furniture, 110-12031 First Ave. www.loftylivinghome.com

Best Tanning Salon

1. Body Glo Tan, 8120 No. 2 Rd., bodyglotan.com

2. Helios Tanning Studio, 105-3671 Westminster Hwy., www.heliostanningstudio.com

3. Radiant Tanning Salon, 110-3591 Chatham St., www.radianttanning.com

Best Tattoo Parlour

1. Steveston Tattoo Company, 110-12020 First Ave., www.stevestontattooco.com/

2. Dermagraphic Osmosis, 6631 Buswell St., osmosistattoo.com

3. Floating World, 1468-8388 Capstan Way, www.floatingworldtattoo.ca

Best Toy Shop

1. Splash, 140 - 3580 Moncton St., www.splashtoyshop.com

2. Toys “R” Us 5300 No. 3 Rd., www.toysrus.ca

Best Travel Agency

1. Flight Centre, various locations, www.flightcentre.ca

2. Travel TST/Times Square Travel, 6720 No. 3 Rd., www.traveltst.ca

3. Marlin Travel, 6551 No. 3 Rd. www.marlintravel.ca

Best Veterinarian

1. Terra Nova Village Veterinarian, 100-3675 Westminster Hwy., www.terranovavillagevet.com

2. Richmond Animal Hospital, 9220 No. 3 Rd., www.richmondanimalhospital.ca

3. Seafair Animal Clinic, 7 – 8671 No 1 Rd., www.seafairanimalclinic.com

Best Women’s Fashion

1. Violet Hill Clothing, 108-12211 No. 1 Rd. www.violethillclothing.ca

2. Reitmans, 3675 Westminster Hwy., 5000-11680 Steveston Hwy, www.reitmans.com

3. Forever 21, 1105-6551 No. 3 Rd., www.forever21.com

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Best Dance Instructor

1. Andy Wong—Grand Ballroom, 12200 Riverside Way, www.grandballroom.com

2. Rishell O’Brien—Defy Gravity, www.defygravitydance.ca

3. Gabriela Moutal—Gabriela’s Movement, www.movementstudio.ca

Best Karaoke

1. Millennium Karaoke, 201-4451 No. 3 Rd. www.millenniumkaraoke.ca

2. J. Malone’s Bar and Grill, 9031 Blundell Rd.

3. K Mix Karaoke, 112-4751 Garden City Rd.

Best Music Teacher

1. Anna Vavilova

2. Vicki Warfield

3. Libby Yu

SPORTS & RECREATION

Best Golf Course

1. Mayfair Lakes, 5460 No. 7 Rd., www.golfbc.com/courses/mayfair_lakes

2. Country Meadows Golf Course, 8482 No. 6 Rd., www.countrymeadowsgolfcourse.ca

3. QGolf Club, 3551 Granville Ave., www.qgolfclub.ca/

Best Martial Arts Studio

1. Steveston Judo Club, 4111 Moncton St., www.stevestonjudo.com/

2. Apex Martial Arts, 12351 Bridgeport Rd., www.apexma.ca

3. Sirota’s Alchymy, 5640 Hollybridge Way, www.sirotasalchymy.com

Best Personal Trainer

1. Gary Dhillon, U RISE Personal Training, 140A-6351 Westminster Hwy., www.urise.ca/

2. Maki Riddington, Dynamic Conditioning, 150-11960 Hammersmith Way, www.dynamicconditioning.ca

3. Isaac Payne, Pure Payne, 6351 Westminster Hwy., www.purepayne.ca

Best Gym

1. Razor Fitness, 6351 Westminster Hwy.,  www.razorfitness.ca/

2. Steve Nash Fitness World, 10251 St. Edwards Dr., www.stevenashfitnessclubs.com

3. Richmond Oval, 6111 River Rd., www.richmondoval.ca

Best Yoga Studio

1. YYoga. 102-7731 Alderbridge Way, www.yyoga.ca

2. Bikram Yoga Richmond, 105-5300 No. 3 Rd., www.bikramyogarichmond.ca

3. Studio 108 Yoga, 3900 Steveston Hwy., www.studio108.ca

Note: Seto was incorrectly listed as the Best Sushi winner in the print edition. Boston Pizza was incorrectly listed in third in the print edition.

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