2013 Best of the Fox

Automotive

Auto Body Repair

Best of the Fox - Herrick Auto Rebuilders

One of the Best - Adams Collision Center

One of the Best - Adams Auto Body

Auto Repair (Mechanical Facility)

Best of the Fox - Douglas Automotive

One of the Best - Ron's Service

One of the Best - B&B Automotive

Car Wash/Detailing

Best of the Fox - Fast Eddie's Car Wash

One of the Best - Turtle Wax Car Wash

One of the Best - Algonquin Car Wash

Muffler Shop

Best of the Fox - Midas

One of the Best - Merlin

One of the Best - Douglas Automotive

Oil Change

Best of the Fox - Jiffy Lube

One of the Best - Lube Plus

One of the Best - Douglas Automotive

Tire Store

Best of the Fox - Discount Tire

One of the Best - Auto Tech Center (Goodyear)

One of the Best - Farm & Fleet

Dining

Banquet Facility

Best of the Fox - D'Andrea Banquets & Conference Center

One of the Best - 31 North Banquets & Conference Center

One of the Best - Crystal Lake Country Club

BBQ

Best of the Fox - Crystal Lake Rib House

One of the Best - The Texan BBQ

One of the Best - Famous Dave's

Breakfast

Best of the Fox - Benedict's La Strata

One of the Best - Brunch Café

One of the Best - Andy's Restaurant

Business Lunch

Best of the Fox - Benedict's La Strata

One of the Best - Jameson's Original Charhouse

One of the Best - Duke's Alehouse and Kitchen

Chicken Wings

Best of the Fox - Buffalo Wild Wings

One of the Best - Wings, Etc.

One of the Best - Crystal Lake Rib House

Caterer

Best of the Fox - Portillo's

One of the Best - 3 Chefs Catering

One of the Best - Crystal Lake Rib House

Chinese/Japanese Restaurant

Best of the Fox - Kyoto Japanese Steakhouse

One of the Best - Plum Garden

One of the Best - Chen Chinese Cuisine

Cocktail

Best of the Fox - Duke's Alehouse and Kitchen

One of the Best - The Village Squire

One of the Best - Olive Black Martini & Wine Lounge

Coffee Shop

Best of the Fox - Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters

One of the Best - Starbucks

One of the Best - Country Donuts

Deli

Best of the Fox - Epic Deli

One of the Best - Joseph's Marketplace

One of the Best - Kalck's Butcher Shop

Diner

Best of the Fox - Around the Clock

One of the Best - Andy's Restaurant

One of the Best - Café Olympic

Donut Shop

Best of the Fox - Country Donuts

One of the Best - Riverside Bakery

One of the Best - Dunkin' Donuts

Fine Dining

Best of the Fox - Jameson's Original Charhouse

One of the Best - 1776

One of the Best - Montarra Grill

Fish Fry

Best of the Fox - Tracks Bar & Grill

One of the Best - Keif's Reef

One of the Best - The Cottage

Hamburger

Best of the Fox - Tracks Bar & Grill

One of the Best - Five Guys

One of the Best - Portillo's

Hot Dog

Best of the Fox - Portillo's

One of the Best - Tommy's Red Hots

One of the Best - Kojak's

Ice Cream or Custard

Best of the Fox - Julie Ann's Frozen Custard

One of the Best - Culver's

One of the Best - Yumz Frozen Yogurt

Italian Beef

Best of the Fox - Portillo's

One of the Best - Mr. A's Italian Beef

One of the Best - Tommy's Red Hots

Italian Restaurant

Best of the Fox - da Baffone Cucina Italiana

One of the Best - Bimbos Italian Kitchen

One of the Best - Biaggi's

Lunch Value

Best of the Fox - Benedict's La Strata

One of the Best - Panera Bread

One of the Best - Epic Deli

Mexican Restaurant

Best of the Fox - Pablo's Mexican Restaurant

One of the Best - Taquiera Las Cumbres

One of the Best - Tacos El Norte

Outdoor Dining

Best of the Fox - Benedict's La Strata

One of the Best - Snuggery

Three-way Tie - Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen, Tracks Bar & Grill, Georgio's Chicago Pizzeria & Pub

Pizza

Best of the Fox - Georgio's Chicago Pizzeria & Pub

One of the Best - Nick's Pizza & Pub

One of the Best - Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Restaurant for Kids

Best of the Fox - Nick's Pizza & Pub

One of the Best - Colonial Café

One of the Best - Chuck E Cheese

Ribs

Best of the Fox - Crystal Lake Rib House

One of the Best - The Texan BBQ

One of the Best - Famous Dave's

Seafood

Best of the Fox - Port Edward Restaurant

One of the Best - Bonefish Grill

One of the Best - Red Lobster

Sports Bar

Best of the Fox - Buffalo Wild Wings

One of the Best - Finn McCool's

One of the Best - Tracks Bar & Grill

Steakhouse

Best of the Fox - Jameson's Original Charhouse

One of the Best - Outback Steakhouse

One of the Best - Montarra

Sub/Sandwich Shop

Best of the Fox - Epic Deli

One of the Best - Jersey Mike's

One of the Best - Algonquin Sub Shop

Sushi

Best of the Fox - Kyoto Japanese Steakhouse

One of the Best - Bistro Wasabi

One of the Best - Golden Roll Sushi Bar

Tavern/Pub/Brewery

Best of the Fox - Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen

One of the Best - Tracks Bar & Grill

One of the Best - The Cottage

Thai Restaurant

Best of the Fox - Green Pea Pod Thai Restaurant

One of the Best - Krystal Thai

One of the Best - Noodles & Company

Vegetarian Dining

Best of the Fox - Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen

One of the Best - Benedict's La Strata

One of the Best - Expressly Leslie Vegetarian Cuisine

Wine Bar

Best of the Fox - 1776

One of the Best - Corkscrew Pointe

One of the Best - Cucina Bella

Employment

Employer - Over 40 Employees

Best of the Fox - Sage Products

One of the Best - Home State Bank

One of the Best - Wintrust

Employment Agency

Best of the Fox - Working World

One of the Best - Express Employment

One of the Best - A+ Staffing

Entertainment & Travel

Bed & Breakfast

Best of the Fox - Victorian Rose Garden Bed & Breakfast

One of the Best - Country Inn & Suites

One of the Best - Hampton Inn

Birthday Party Venue

Best of the Fox - Color Me Mine

One of the Best - Monkey Joe's

One of the Best - Nick's Pizza & Pub

Hotel

Best of the Fox - Holiday Inn

One of the Best - Hampton Inn

One of the Best - Country Inn & Suites

Karaoke

Best of the Fox - Double J Entertainment

One of the Best - The Cottage

One of the Best - Offsides Sports Bar & Grill

Limousine/Livery

Best of the Fox - GNT Limousine Service

One of the Best - McHenry Limousine Service

One of the Best - H&M Limousine Service

Live Theater

Best of the Fox - Raue Center for the Arts

One of the Best - Woodstock Opera House

One of the Best - Spotlight Youth Theater

Movie Theater

Best of the Fox - Regal Crystal Lake Showplace Stadium 16

One of the Best - McHenry Outdoor Theater/Golden Age Cinemas

One of the Best - AMC

Travel Agency

Best of the Fox - Cary Travel Express

One of the Best - Crystal Lake Travel

One of the Best - World Wide Traveler

Health & Wellness

Alternative Medicine

Best of the Fox - Strelcheck Chiropractic Clinic

One of the Best - Premier Wellness Chiropractic Clinic

One of the Best - Natural Therapy Wellness Center

Chiropractor Office

Best of the Fox - Strelcheck Chiropractic Clinic

One of the Best - Malooley Chiropractic

One of the Best - Premier Wellness Chiropractic

Dentist Office

Best of the Fox - McNerney-Wenzon Dental

One of the Best - Bruggeman Dentistry

One of the Best - Ridgeview Family Dental

Dermatologist Office

Best of the Fox - Crystal Lake Dermatology

One of the Best - Mohs Surgery & Dermatology

One of the Best - Dr. Vikram Khanna, M.D,

Eye Doctor/Vision/Optometrist Office

Best of the Fox - Lifetime Vision & Contact Lens Center

One of the Best - Johnson Eye Care

One of the Best - Sears Optical

Family Physician Office

Best of the Fox - Centegra Health System

One of the Best - Mercy Health System

One of the Best - Family Medicine of McHenry County

Health Club/Fitness Center

Best of the Fox - Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center

One of the Best - Lifetime Fitness

One of the Best - Charter Fitness

Home Health Care Provider

Best of the Fox - Centegra Home Health/Centegra Health System

One of the Best - Advocate Health Care

One of the Best - Mercy Health System

Massage Therapist

Best of the Fox - Strelcheck Chiropractic Clinic

One of the Best - Paul Hyland Salon & Day Spa

One of the Best - Natural Therapy Wellness Center

Medical Clinic

Best of the Fox - Advocate Good Shepard

One of the Best - Centegra Health System

One of the Best - Mercy Health Systems

Orthodontist Office

Best of the Fox - Dr. Gregory F. Kubik

One of the Best - Conlon & Thompson Orthodontics

One of the Best - Hoffman Orthodontics

Pediatrician Office

Best of the Fox - Centegra Physician Care

One of the Best - Mercy Medical Center

One of the Best - Pediatric Specialists

Personal Trainer

Best of the Fox - Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center

One of the Best - Lifetime Fitness

One of the Best - Total-U-Fitness

Philanthropist

Best of the Fox - Sage Products - Vince Foglia

One of the Best - Home State Bank

One of the Best - Salon Mackk

Pilates

Best of the Fox - Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center

One of the Best - Cary Physical Therapy

One of the Best - Studio Pilates

Podiatrist Office

Best of the Fox - Cary Grove Foot & Ankle Center

One of the Best - Timothy T. Jantz, D.P.M.

One of the Best - Dr. Alan H. Numbers, D.P.M.

Retirement Center/Assisted Living Facility

Best of the Fox - The Fountains at Crystal Lake

One of the Best - Heritage Woods

One of the Best - Sunrise Assisted Living

Women's Health Care Center

Best of the Fox - Woman to Woman

One of the Best - Centegra Gavers Breast Center

One of the Best - Barrington Health Care for Women

Yoga

Best of the Fox - Akasha Yoga Center

One of the Best - Grass Roots Yoga Studio

One of the Best - Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center

House and Home - Retail

Appliance Store

Best of the Fox - Gulgren Appliance

One of the Best - Best Buy

One of the Best - Sears

Flooring Store

Best of the Fox - Exceed Flooring

One of the Best - Howell's Carpet Sales

One of the Best - Kenny's Floor Coverings, Inc.

Furniture Store

Best of the Fox - Amish Furniture Gallery

One of the Best - Ashley Home Furnishings

One of the Best - Wickham Interiors

Garden Shop/Nursery

Best of the Fox - Countryside Flower Shop & Garden Center

One of the Best - Home Depot

One of the Best - Harm's Farms & Garden Center

Hardware Store

Best of the Fox - Bjorkman's Ace

One of the Best - Zeigler's Ace

One of the Best - Menards

Home Décor

Best of the Fox - Hobby Lobby

One of the Best - Wickham Interiors

One of the Best - Yours & Meyn Simply Designed

Paint/Wallpaper Store

Best of the Fox - Lloyd's Paint 'N Paper

One of the Best - Sherwin Williams

One of the Best - Home Depot

House & Home - Service

Appliance Repair

Best of the Fox - Gulgren Appliance

One of the Best - Sears

One of the Best - Carey Appliance

Carpet Cleaners

Best of the Fox - Howell Carpet Cleaning, Inc.

One of the Best - Clean Bee Flooring & Upholstery

One of the Best - Evans Carpet Cleaning

Computer Repair Service

Best of the Fox - Best Buy

One of the Best - Echelon Computers

One of the Best - Raintree Technology Group, Inc.

Deck Builder

Best of the Fox - Rock Solid Builders

One of the Best - Hayes Custom Carpentry

One of the Best - Innovative Home Concepts, Inc.

Electrician

Best of the Fox - Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical

One of the Best - D. Bond & Associates

One of the Best - Affordable Handyman

Fence Company

Best of the Fox - Mike Meier & Sons Fence

One of the Best - Aronson Fence

One of the Best - Menards

Handyman Service

Best of the Fox - Rock Solid Builders

One of the Best - Affordable Handyman

One of the Best - Jack & Jill of All Trades, Inc.

Heating and AC Service

Best of the Fox - Althoff Industries

One of the Best - Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical

One of the Best - McHenry Heating & Air

Home Builder

Best of the Fox - Hayes Custom Carpentry

One of the Best - Verseman Homes

One of the Best - McGinnis Builders & Associates

Home Remodeler

Best of the Fox - Rock Solid Builders

One of the Best - Hayes Custom Carpentry

One of the Best - Innovative Home Concepts, Inc.

Interior Designer

Best of the Fox - Wickham Interiors

One of the Best - Yours & Meyn Simply Designed

One of the Best - Exceed Flooring

Landscape

Best of the Fox - Countryside Flower Shop & Garden Center

One of the Best - Dream Gardens

One of the Best - Tomasello's Landscaping

Plumber

Best of the Fox - Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical

One of the Best - Althoff Industries

One of the Best - All Pro Plumbing, Inc.

Pools/Pool Service

Best of the Fox - Arvidson's Pools & Spas

One of the Best - Chesapeake Pools, Inc.

One of the Best - Novotny Sales, Inc.

Professional In-Home Cleaning Service

Best of the Fox - Cleaning Connection

One of the Best - AAA Home Services

One of the Best - Merry Maids

Roofing & Siding

Best of the Fox - Copley Roofing & Siding Supply

One of the Best - Hogan Exteriors

One of the Best - Jerry Newman Roofing

Personal Services

Barber Shop

Best of the Fox - Joe's Barbershop

One of the Best - O'Grady's Barber Shop

One of the Best - Great Clips

Cosmetics/Skin Care

Best of the Fox - Paul Hyland Salon & Day Spa

One of the Best - Ulta

One of the Best - Mario Tricoci Hair Salon & Day Spa

Day Spa

Best of the Fox - Paul Hyland Salon & Day Spa

One of the Best - Mario Tricoci Hair Salon & Day Spa

One of the Best - Distinction Salon & Spa

Dry Cleaners

Best of the Fox - CD One Price Cleaners

One of the Best - Mr. Don's Cleaners

One of the Best - Vogue Cleaner

Hair Salon

Best of the Fox - Paul Hyland Salon & Day Spa

One of the Best - Mario Tricoci Hair Salon & Day Spa

One of the Best - Salon Mackk

Photographer

Best of the Fox - Justpix Inc. Photographer

One of the Best - Robin F. Pendergast Photography

One of the Best - Wancket Studios

Preschool/Day Care

Best of the Fox - Friendship House

One of the Best - Tutoring Teetering Tots Day Care, Inc.

One of the Best - The Learning Tree - Huntley

Nail Salon

Best of the Fox - Paul Hyland Salon & Day Spa

One of the Best - Queen Nails

One of the Best - Distinction Salon & Spa

Shoe Repair

Best of the Fox - Angelo's Shoe Repair

One of the Best - Heisler's Bootery

One of the Best - Crystal Lake Luggage & Shoe Repair

Tattoo/Piercing

Best of the Fox - Area 51 Tattoos

One of the Best - Full Moon

One of the Best - Blue Magic Tattoo

Pet Care

Animal Shelter/Animal Rescue Group

Best of the Fox - Helping Paws Animal Welfare Association

One of the Best - On Angels' Wings

One of the Best - Animal House Shelter

Doggie Day Care

Best of the Fox - Camp Bow Wow

One of the Best - Fur the Love of Dogs

One of the Best - Free Spirit Doggie Day Care

Pet Groomer

Best of the Fox - Cut & Cuddle

One of the Best - Pet Smart

One of the Best - Claws & Paws

Pet Kennel

Best of the Fox - Erickson's Kennels

One of the Best - Alden Kennels

One of the Best - Camp Bow Wow

Pet Store

Best of the Fox - Petsmart

One of the Best - Petco

One of the Best - Nature's Feed

Veterinarian/Animal Hospital

Best of the Fox - Fox Valley Animal Hospital

One of the Best - Wonder Lake Veterinary Clinic

One of the Best - Animal Medical Center

Professional Services

Accounting/Tax Firm

Best of the Fox - Glantz & Associates

One of the Best - McDonald Doherty

One of the Best - Caufield & Flood

Credit Union

Best of the Fox - Baxter Credit Union

One of the Best - McHenry County Federal Credit Union

One of the Best - Consumers Credit Union

Financial Advisor

Best of the Fox - Dorion Gray Retirement Planning

One of the Best - Edward Jones

One of the Best - Home State Bank

Funeral Services

Best of the Fox - Davenport Family Funeral Home

One of the Best - Colonial Funeral Home

One of the Best - Querhammer & Flagg

Insurance Office/Agent

Best of the Fox - State Farm, Cris Bimbi

One of the Best - Allstate, Gary Bonick

One of the Best - Country Companies, Matthew Wruck

Lawyer/Attorney

Best of the Fox - The Waggoner Law Firm, P.C.

One of the Best - Jeffrey Keck & Associates

One of the Best - Loizzo & Loizzo

Mortgage Lender

Best of the Fox - Home State Bank

One of the Best - Wintrust Mortgage

One of the Best - BMO Harris

Real Estate Company

Best of the Fox - Prudential First Realty

One of the Best - Century 21, Roberts & Andrews

One of the Best - RE/MAX Plaza Group

Retail - Food & Beverage

Bakery

Best of the Fox - Riverside Bakery

One of the Best - Swiss Maid Bakery

One of the Best - Around the Clock

Chocolate/Candy

Best of the Fox - Riverside Chocolate Factory

One of the Best - Morkes Chocolates

One of the Best - Anderson's Candy Shop

Cupcakes

Best of the Fox - SweetPea Cakes

One of the Best - Kiera's Confections

One of the Best - Sugar Buzz Coffee & Cupcakes

Farmers' Market

Best of the Fox - Woodstock Farmers' Market

One of the Best - Crystal Lake Farmers' Market

One of the Best - Stade's Farm & Market

Grocery Store Deli

Best of the Fox - Joseph's Marketplace

One of the Best - Joe Caputo & Sons Fresh Market

One of the Best - The Fresh Market

Liquor Store

Best of the Fox - Binny's Beverage Depot

One of the Best - Cardinal Wine & Spirits

One of the Best - Armanetti's Beverage Mart

Locally Owned Grocery Store

Best of the Fox - Joseph's Marketplace

One of the Best - Joe Caputo & Sons Fresh Market

One of the Best - Angelo's Fresh Market

Meat Market/Butcher Shop

Best of the Fox - Kalck's Butcher Shop

One of the Best - Joseph's Marketplace

One of the Best - Butcher on the Block

Produce

Best of the Fox - Joseph's Marketplace

One of the Best - Joe Caputo & Son's Fresh Market

One of the Best - Stade's Farm & Market

Wine Shop

Best of the Fox - Cardinal Wine & Spirits

One of the Best - Binny's Beverage Depot

One of the Best - Armanetti's Beverage Mart

Retail - Specialty

Antiques

Best of the Fox - Carriage House Antiques

One of the Best - Volo Antique Mall

One of the Best - Woodstock Antique Mall

Art Gallery

Best of the Fox - Woodland Art Gallery & Frame Shop

One of the Best - The Starline Gallery

One of the Best - The Framery

Baby Boutique

Best of the Fox - Out of the Box

One of the Best - Wickham Interiors

One of the Best - Buy Buy Baby

Bridal Shop

Best of the Fox - Kathryn's Bridal

One of the Best - Dalzell Jewelers

One of the Best - Twisted Stem

Clothing Boutique (Ladies)

Best of the Fox - Lulu's Wiggin Out

One of the Best - Kohl's

One of the Best - Dress Barn

Downtown Shopping District

Best of the Fox - Crystal Lake Historical Downtown

One of the Best - Algonquin Commons

One of the Best - Historic Woodstock Square

Feed & Seed Store

Best of the Fox - Blain's Farm & Fleet

One of the Best - Woodstock Farm & Lawn Center

One of the Best - Nature's Feed

Florist

Best of the Fox - Twisted Stem

One of the Best - Countryside Flower Shop & Garden Center

One of the Best - Locker's Flowers

Framing Shop

Best of the Fox - Hobby Lobby

One of the Best - Woodland Art Gallery & Frame Shop

One of the Best - The Framery

Gift Shop/Card Store

Best of the Fox - Out of the Box

One of the Best - Jeri's Hallmark

One of the Best - Wickham Interiors

Health Food Store

Best of the Fox - Crystal Lake Health Food Store

One of the Best - Trader Joe's

One of the Best - Nature's Cornucopia

Jewelry Store

Best of the Fox - Dalzell Jewelers

One of the Best - Nelson's Jewelry

One of the Best - Studio 2015 Jewelry

Mattress Store

Best of the Fox - Verlo Mattress Factory

One of the Best - American Mattress

One of the Best - Sleep Number

Music Store

Best of the Fox - Player's Bench Music

One of the Best - Best Buy

One of the Best - Piano Trends Music Company

Resale Shop

Best of the Fox - Home of the Sparrow

One of the Best - On Angels' Wings

One of the Best - Goodwill

Shoe Store

Best of the Fox - DSW Shoes

One of the Best - Heisler's Bootery

One of the Best - Ms. Bossy Boots

Stationary/Invitations

Best of the Fox - Wickham Interiors

One of the Best - CLIX

One of the Best - Jeri's Hallmark

Sports & Recreation

Bicycle Shop

Best of the Fox - Crystal Lake Ski & Bike Shop

One of the Best - Wheel Werks

One of the Best - Lucky Brakes Bicycles

Bowling Alley

Best of the Fox - Brunswick Zone XL

One of the Best - Raymond's Bowl & Entertainment Center

One of the Best - Metro Bowl

Country Club

Best of the Fox - Crystal Lake Country Club

One of the Best - McHenry Country Club

One of the Best - Boulder Ridge Country Club

Dance Studio/Instruction

Best of the Fox - Judith Svalander School of Ballet

One of the Best - The Summers Academy of Dance

One of the Best - The Underground Fitness Club

Festival

Best of the Fox - Lakeside Festival

One of the Best - Fiesta Days

One of the Best - Johnny Appleseed

Golf Course in McHenry County

Best of the Fox - Crystal Lake Country Club

One of the Best - Turnberry Country Club

One of the Best - Prairie Isle Golf Club

Gymnastics/Cheer

Best of the Fox - Crystal Lake Gymnastics Training Center

One of the Best - Cary Gymnastics

One of the Best - Firehouse Gym

Martial Arts

Best of the Fox - Lee's Martial Arts

One of the Best - Team Curran MMA

One of the Best - Young Masters Martial Arts

Music Lessons/Instruction

Best of the Fox - Player's Bench Music

One of the Best - Piano Trends Music Company

One of the Best - Mike Knauf

Park/Outdoor Recreation

Best of the Fox - Three Oaks Recreation Area

One of the Best - Veteran Acres Park

One of the Best - Lake Julian Trout Farm

Swim Lessons

Best of the Fox - Dolphin Swim Club

One of the Best - Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center

One of the Best - Sage YMCA


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