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​HPR BEST BETS 2011 WINNERS

Culture | July 13th, 2011

Cover by Raul Gomez

BEST CHEF

* Scott Motschenbacher @ Spitfire Grill

BEST HAIR STYLIST

* Ben Holtz @ Salon Why?

BEST PIERCIST

* Chuck Kesler @ Dead Rockstar

BEST TATTOO ARTIST

* Trent Baltvitsch @ Addictions

BEST ORIGINAL BAND

* Sovereign Sect

BEST SOLO MUSICIAN

* Blind Joe

BEST PERFORMANCE DJ

* DJ Joyride

BEST LOCAL ALBUM OR CD

* “Millions of Blackbirds” by Amanda Standalone and the Pastryshop Girls

BEST COVER BAND

* Post-Traumatic Funk Syndrome

BEST VISUAL ARTIST, MALE

* Jon Offutt

BEST VISUAL ARTIST, FEMALE

* Mackenzie Kouba

BEST THEATRE GROUP

* Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre

BEST DRAG KING OR QUEEN

* Just’N Tyme Diva

BEST EMERGING ARTIST

* FM Beatbox

BEST ESTABLISHED ARTIST

* Jon Offutt

BEST PHOTOGRAPHER

* Katie Lewis

BEST LOCAL CELEBRITY

* Stephanie Goetz

BEST BARTENDER, MALE

* Jeff Fonder @ Dempsey’s Public House

BEST BARTENDER, FEMALE

* Holly Rust @ Duffy's Tavern

BEST BREAKFAST

* Fryn' Pan

BEST AFTER-BAR MEAL

* Drunken Noodle

BEST MEAL UNDER $10

* J.L. Beers

BEST LUNCH

* J.L. Beers

BEST TACO

* Taco Shop

BEST ITALIAN

* Johnny Carino’s

BEST MEXICAN

* Mexican Village

BEST BURGER

* J.L. Beers

BEST ASIAN RESTAURANT

* Kobe Japanese Cuisine

BEST SUSHI

* Wasabi

BEST WINE LIST

* Hotel Donaldson

BEST BAKERY / PASTRY

* Nichole’s Fine Pastry

BEST BEER SELECTION

* J.L. Beers

BEST RESTAURANT FOR VEGETARIANS

* Green Market

BEST PIZZA

* Duane’s House of Pizza

BEST SANDWICH

* Grand Junction

BEST COFFEE SHOP

* Atomic Coffee

BEST NEW RESTAURANT

* J.L. Beers, (W. Fgo.)

BEST FINE DINING

* Hotel Donaldson

BEST MENS CLOTHING STORE

* Straus / AKA

BEST WOMENS CLOTHING STORE

* Forever 21

BEST GIFT SHOP

* Zandbroz Variety

BEST LIQUOR STORE

* Happy Harry’s

BEST MUSIC EQUIPMENT STORE

* Marguerite’s Music

BEST NEW BUSINESS

* 99 Bottles

BEST RECORD STORE

* Orange Records

BEST TATTOO PARLOR

* 46 & 2

BEST THRIFT STORE

* Dakota Boys & Girls Ranch

BEST PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO

* Haney’s Photography

BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE

* The Aquarium

BEST PLACE TO DANCE

* The Hub

BEST KARAOKE

* Divas & Rockstars

BEST OPEN MIC

* Sidestreet Grill & Pub

BEST REGIONAL FESTIVAL OR EVENT

* Fargo Downtown Street Fair

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