Monday, March 26, 2012
Where is your favorite place for lasagna, pizza or spaghetti in New Trier Township?
This week, we want to know the best place to get your Italian food fix. And we're open to suggestions — if there's a Readers' Choice you want to see, let us know. Here are this week's contenders. In addition to voting for them in the poll below, you can click on their names to leave a review in our extensive business directory. Winners will be decided by a combination of poll votes and reviews on their directory page. Polls close at 9 a.m. Friday and we'll announce the winner later that day. (Official rules are on the PDF above.)
Monday, March 19, 2012
Where is your favorite place to shop for groceries in New Trier Township?
We want to know where you go when you're picking up something to cook for dinner or need detergent for laundry day. This week, we're focusing only on full-service grocery stores. No offense meant to the little guys, maybe we'll have a specialty food store contest later. And we're open to suggestions — if there's a Readers' Choice you want to see, let us know. Here are this week's contenders. In addition to voting for them in the poll below, you can click on their names to leave a review in our extensive business directory. Dominick's Finer Foods: 1822 Willow Rd., Northfield Grand Food Center: 341 Hazel Ave., Glencoe Grand Food Center: 606 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka Jewel-Osco: 411 Green Bay Rd., Wilmette Jewel-Osco: 1517 Sheridan Rd., …
Friday, March 9, 2012
With 51 percent of the vote, Village Toy Shop wins this week's competition.
On Monday, Patch asked readers to vote for the best toy store in New Trier Township. Winnetka's Village Toy Shop picked up an early lead in our poll and never lost it, racking up 51 percent of the 91 votes cast. Winnetka's Leoleno finished in second place, with 32 percent of the vote. Nicky Trammell shared his love for the winner in the article's comments section: The Village Toy Shop is my favorite toy shop in town, the others don't even come close when you count in the friendly service factor. They're helpful, great for b-day gifts for boys and girls (and even for fun grown ups like the ones in my family), and they wrap for FREE!!!! You just can't beat that. Many thanks to everyone who participated. Stay tuned for next week's question of…
Monday, March 5, 2012
Where is your favorite place to shop for toys and games in New Trier Township?
Whether you're picking up a gift or just looking for something fun to do with your family on a rainy day, Patch wants to know what your favorite local toy store is. Here are the contenders. In addition to voting for them in the poll below, you can click on their names to leave a review. Beat Street: 930 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka Children's Gift Shop: 310 S. Happ Rd., Winnetka Leoleno: 976 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka Three Wishes Toys 'n More: 1515 Sheridan Rd, Wilmette Village Toy Shop: 807 Elm St., Winnetka The poll will close at 9 a.m. on Friday and we'll announce the winner that afternoon. Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on …
Monday, February 27, 2012
Which business offers the best soup in New Trier Township?
Winter weather calls for warming soups, so Patch is asking: What's the best local place to buy soup? There are certainly a lot of options in Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Glencoe and Northfield, including: Three Tarts Bakery and Cafe, Little Ricky's Rib Joint, Foodstuffs Gourmet Foods and Catering, Restaurant Michael, Hunan Chef Chinese Restaurant, Kyoto Japanese Sushi Restaurant, Lakeside Foods, Little Red Hen, Tapas Gitana, O'Neil's, Panera Bread, Vernon's On Vernon, Penny's Noodle Shop, Dominick's Finer Foods, The Happ Inn Bar and Grill, Little Lan's, Corner Cooks, Cafe Aroma, Grand Food Center, Boris' Cafe, Love's Yogurt, Trueman, Caffe Buongiorno, Lemongrass Thai, Tsing Tao Mandarin Chinese Restaurant, Capt'n Nemo's, Fuel, Convito …