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The votes for the 2013 Sizzle Awards have been tallied and the results are in! Southern Exposure Magazine and the Williamson Herald congratulate our winners, and sincerely appreciate our voters. Just another reason to love our friends and neighbors in Williamson County!

CUISINE

Bakery
1
st: Merridee's Breadbasket
2
nd: Puffy Muffin
3
rd: Panera Bread

Best Burger
1
st: Five Guys
2
nd: Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant
3
rd: Burger Up

Best Breakfast

1
st: Cracker Barrel
2
nd: Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant
3
rd: Merridee’s Breadbasket

Best Caterer
1
st: Constant Craving
2
nd: TomKats Catering
3
rd: Menu Maker Catering

Best Catering Restaurant
1
st: Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant
2
nd: Daily Dish
3
rd: Boxwood Bistro

Best Coffee Shop
1
st: Starbucks

Heather Southerland and Ryan Pruitt of Frothy Monkey.
2
nd: Frothy Monkey (new)
3
rd: Merridee’s Breadbasket

Best Cupcake
1
st: Gigi’s Cupcakes
2
nd: Ivey Cake
3
rd: Naticakes

Best Deli/Sandwich Shop
1
st: Franklin Mercantile
2
nd: Jason’s Deli
3
rd: Jersey Mike’s

Best Fine Dining
1
st: J. Alexander’s
2
nd: Red Pony
3
rd: Stoney River

Best Meat & Three
1
st: Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant
2
nd: Bishop’s Meat & Three
3
rd: Cool Café

Best Mexican
1
st: Chuy’s
2
nd: Pueblo Real
3
rd: Pancho’s Place

Best BBQ
1
st: Famous Dave’s
2
nd: Stroud’s
3
rd: Bar-B-Cutie

Best Steak
1
st: Stoney River
2
nd: Sperry’s
3
rd: Cork & Cow (new)

Best Italian
1
st: Carrabba’s Italian Grille
2
nd: Amerigo
3
rd: Macaroni Grille

Best Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt
1
st: Sweet CeCe’s
2
nd: Baskin Robbins
3
rd: Pinkberry

Best Pizza
1
st: Mellow Mushroom
2
nd: Nashville Pizza Co.
3
rd: Pie in the Sky Pizza

Best Seafood
1
st: Bonefish Grill
2
nd: Saffire
3
rd: Puckett’s Boat House

Best Sushi
1
st: Wild Ginger
2
nd: Peter’s Sushi-Thai
3
rd: Koi Sushi & Thai

Best Asian
1
st: P.F. Chang’s
2
nd: Jasmine
3
rd: Genghis Grill

Best Business Lunch
1
st: J. Alexander’s
2
nd: Franklin Chop House
3
rd: Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant

Best Curbside Service
1
st: Sonic Drive-In
2
nd: Carrabba’s Italian Grille
3
rd: Chili’s

Best Value
1
st: Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant
2
nd: Franklin Chop House
3
rd: Bar-B-Cutie

Best Children’s Menu
1
st: Chick-fil-A
2
nd: Famous Dave’s
3
rd: Chili’s

Best Country Market/Deli
1
st: Half Way Market
2
nd: Henpeck Market
3
rd: Huff’s Grocery

Best Wait Staff/Service
1
st: J. Alexander’s
2
nd: Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant
3
rd: Stoney River

ENTERTAINMENT

Best Bar

Cassie Jones (Southern Exposure Magazine) and Dina Ventura accepting the award for Best Bar, Bunganut Pig.
1
st: Bunganut Pig
2
nd: Tin Roof 2
3
rd: McCreary’s Irish Pub

Best Fundraiser/Charity Event
1
st: Wine Down Main Street
2
nd: Franklin Wine Festival
3
rd: Franklin Classic

Best Community (FREE) Event
1
st: Main Street Festival
2
nd: Dickens of A Christmas
3
rd: Pumpkinfest

Best Event Venue

Tami Pryce accepts best Event Venue award for The Factory at Franklin with Cassie Jones.
1
st: The Factory at Franklin
2
nd: The Franklin Theatre
3
rd: The Red House

Best Golf Course
1
st: Vanderbilt Legend’s
2
nd: Governor’s Club
3
rd: Forrest Crossing

Best Live Entertainment
1
st: Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant
2
nd: Bunganut Pig
3
rd: Tin Roof 2

Best Public Park
1
st: Pinkerton Park
2
nd: Crockett Park
3
rd: Jim Warren Park

Best Tourist Attraction

Cassie Jones presents the Best Tourist Attraction to Eric Stuckey, Franklin city administrator, for Downtown Franklin and Square.
1
st: Downtown Franklin & Square
2
nd: Historic Carnton Plantation
3
rd: The Carter House

Best Field Trip
1
st: Gentry’s Farm
2
nd: Historic Carnton Plantation
3
rd: Hatcher Dairy Farm

Best Art Gallery
1
st: Leiper’s Creek Gallery
2
nd: Gallery 202
3
rd: Carpe Diem

Best Live Theater
1
st: Boiler Room Theater
2
nd: Studio Tenn/Franklin Theatre
3
rd: Pull –Tight Players

Best Youth Musical Arts Program
1
st: Bravo Creative Arts
2
nd: Act Too Players
3
rd: The JAM

Best Youth (Non-Musical) Arts Program
1
st: Act Too Players
2
nd: First Light Arts Academy
3
rd: Franklin Taekwondo

Best Youth Sports Program
1
st: Williamson County Parks & Rec. Programs
2
nd: YMCA
3
rd: Franklin Baseball

SHOPPING
Best Fashion Accessories in Williamson County
1
st: Philanthropy
2
nd: Emmaline
3
rd: Chico’s

Best Antiques in Williamson County
1
st: Franklin Antique Mall
2
nd: Antiques at the Factory
3
rd: PD’s

Best Baby and Children's Boutique in Williamson County
1
st: The Little Cottage
2
nd: For Every Child
3
rd: Little Star Kids Gear

Best Bridal in Williamson County
1
st: David’s Bridal
2
nd: The Registry
3
rd: Brides by Sugar Drop

Best Maternity in Williamson County


Brea DeTray and her daughter.
1
st: Pickles & Ice Cream
2
nd: Once Upon a Child
3
rd: Target

Best Bookstore in Williamson County
1
st: Barnes & Noble Booksellers
2
nd: Landmark Booksellers
3
rd: Yeoman’s in the Fork

Best Department Store (Mall) in Williamson County
1
st: Macy’s
2
nd: Belk
3
rd: Dillard’s

Best Department Store (Super Center/Mega Center) in Williamson County
1
st: Target
2
nd: Costco
3
rd: Sam’s Club

Best Electronics in Williamson County
1st : Best Buy
2
nd: HH Gregg
3
rd: Electronic Express

Best Furniture in Williamson County
1st: Pottery Barn
2
nd: Sprintz
3
rd: American Signature

Best Wedding Gifts/Registry in Williamson County
1st: Bed, Bath & Beyond
2
nd: Target
3
rd: The Registry

Best Grocery Store in Williamson County
1
st: Publix
2
nd: Whole Foods
3
rd: Kroger

Best Fine Jewelry in Williamson County
1
st: Walton's Antique & Estate Jewelry
2
nd: Shane Company
3
rd: Jared’s Gallery of Jewelry

Best Clothing Boutique in Williamson County
1
st: Philanthropy
2
nd: Chico’s
3
rd: Gin-O Boutique

Best Pet Products in Williamson County
1
st: PetSmart
2
nd: Nashville Pet Products
3
rd: Happy Retales

Best Shoes in Williamson County
1
st: Marti & Liz Shoes
2
nd: DSW
3
rd: Dillard’s

Best Sporting Goods & Athletic Apparel in Williamson County
1
st: Academy Sports + Outdoors
2
nd: Dick’s Sporting Goods
3
rd: Bink’s Outfitters

Best Wine & Spirits in Williamson County
1
st: Cool Springs Wine & Spirits
2
nd: Red Dog Wine & Spirits
3
rd: Del Rio Wine & Spirits

Best Garden Center in Williamson County
1
st: Harpeth True Value
2
nd: Home Depot
3
rd: Lowe’s

Favorite Retail Merchant in Downtown Franklin

1
st: Bink's Outfitters
2
nd: Philanthropy
3
rd: Shoppes on Main

Favorite Retail Merchant in Brentwood
1
st: TJ Maxx
2
nd: REI
3
rd: Hot Pink

Favorite Retail Merchant in Leiper's Fork
1st: Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant
2
nd: Serenite Maison
3
rd: Yeoman’s in the Fork

Favorite Retail Merchant in Thompson's Station/Spring Hill
1
st: Target
2
nd: Kohl’s
3
rd: Homestead Manor

Favorite Retail Merchant in Grassland
1
st: The Good Cup
2
nd: Garden Delights
3
rd: Wild Birds Unlimited

Favorite Retail Merchant in Cool Springs
1
st: Target
2
nd: TJ Maxx
3
rd: Muse Boutique

Best Home Decor & Accessories in Williamson County
1
st: TJ Maxx/Home Goods
2
nd: PD’s
3
rd: Kirkland’s

SERVICE

Best Auto Dealership in Williamson County
1
st: Darrell Waltrip Dealerships
2
nd: Lexus of Nashville
3
rd: Alexander Automotive

Best Auto Repair in Williamson County
1
st: Moody's Tire & Auto Service
2
nd: Christian Brothers
3
rd: Alexander Automotive

Best Bank in Williamson County
1
st: Regions
2
nd: First Tennessee
3
rd: Bank of America

Best Car Wash/Detailer in Williamson County
1
st: Franklin Car Wash and Detail
2
nd: Miles Auto Spa
3
rd: Auto Wash Express

Best Financial Services (Accounting & Investing) in Williamson County
1
st: First Tennessee
2
nd: Edward Jones
3
rd: Fidelity Investments

Best Florist in Williamson County
1
st: Franklin Flower & Gift Shop
2
nd: Always in Bloom
3
rd: Garden Delights

Best Home Renovation/Remodeling in Williamson County
1
st: Deer Creek Homes
2
nd: Cypress Grove Construction
3
rd: Home Service Plus

Best House Cleaning in Williamson County
1
st: Molly Maid
2
nd: Merry Maids
3
rd: Shiny Clean

Best Insurance Agency in Williamson County
1
st: Full Service Insurance
2
nd: State Farm
3
rd: Liberty Mutual

Best Kennel/Boarding Facility in Williamson County
1
st: My Second Home Pet Resort
2
nd: The Farm @ Natchez Trace
3
rd: Franklin Kennel

Best Landscaping in Williamson County
1
st: Mike Hayes & Assoc.
2
nd: CURB Appeal, Inc.
3
rd: Sticks & Stones Landscape

Best Law Firm in Williamson County
1
st: Stites & Harbison, PLLC
2
nd: Law Office of Kelley Greene
3
rd: PNM Law

Best Real Estate Agency in Williamson County
1
st: Bob Parks Realty
2
nd: Crye-Leike
3
rd: Keller Williams

Best Travel Agency in Williamson County
1
st: AAA
2
nd: Franklin Travel
3
rd: Caldwell Travel

Best Veterinary Practice in Williamson County
1
st: Williamson County Animal Hospital
2
nd: Battleground Hospital for Animals
3
rd: Beauchamp Animal Hospital

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Best Adult Dental Practice
1
st: Sara B. Northcutt Dentistry
2
nd: Dental Bliss
3
rd: Kemp Dental Group

Best Pediatric Dental
1
st: Snodgrass & King
2
nd: Franklin Pediatric Dentistry
3
rd: Dr. Buzz Alexander

Best Orthodontist
1
st: David Kemp Orthodontics
2
nd: Dr. James L. Ferguson
3
rd: Hillsboro Orthodontics

Best Eye Care
1
st: Cool Springs Eye Care
2
nd: CharacterEyes
3
rd: Vue Optique

Best Adult Physician
1
st: Vanderbilt
2
nd: Heritage Medical Associates
3
rd: Brentwood Primary Care

Best Pediatric Office
1
st: Pediatric Associates
2
nd: Mercy Children’s Clinic
3
rd: Brentwood Children’s Clinic

Best Physical Therapy
3
rd: Elite Physical Therapy
2
nd: STAR Physical Therapy
1
st: Vanderbilt

Best Sports Medicine/Orthopaedics
1
st: Franklin Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
2
nd: Vanderbilt Bone & Joint Clinic
3
rd: Elite Sports Med/Ortho

 

PERSONAL CARE

Best Barber/Men's Haircut in Williamson County
1
st: Great Clips
2
nd: Sports Clips
3
rd: Juel Salon & Spa

Best Child's Haircut in Williamson County
1
st: Divas & Dudes
2
nd: Great Clips
3
rd: Sports Clips

Best Hair Salon in Williamson County
1
st: A Moment's Peace Salon & Day Spa
2
nd: Dion’s South
3
rd: Juel Salon & Spa

Best Health Club/Fitness Center in Williamson County
1
st: Williamson County Parks & Rec.
2
nd: YMCA
3
rd: Franklin Athletic Club

Specialty Fitness Outlets (Bootcamps, Yoga, etc.)
1
st: D1
2
nd: Temple Fitness
3
rd: Niki G’s

Best Day Spa in Williamson County
1
st: A Moment's Peace Salon & Day Spa
2
nd: Woodhouse Day Spa
3
rd: Serendipity Skincare & Cosmetics

Best Massage in Williamson County
1
st: A Moment's Peace Salon & Day Spa
2
nd: Massage Envy
3
rd: Woodhouse Day Spa

Best Manicure/Pedicure in Williamson County
1
st: A Moment's Peace Salon & Day Spa
2
nd: Franklin Nails
3
rd: The Nail Bar

Best Skincare in Williamson County
1
st: A Moment's Peace Salon & Day Spa
2
nd: Serendipity Skincare & Cosmetics
3
rd: Mary Kay

Best Tanning Salon in Williamson County
1
st: Sun Tan City
2
nd: Cabana Tan
3
rd: Express Tan

 

Posted on: 3/22/2013

 
 

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