The Metro just published their 2012 “Best of the Silicon Valley” list that reflects editor’s picks and reader voting, and Willow Glen is pretty well represented! In each category they named one winner and two runners up. Here’s our list of the Willow Glen businesses that were recognized as either.
Shops and Services
- Best Clothing Boutique: Bella James, 1151 Lincoln Ave.
- Best Yoga Studio: Willow Glen Yoga, 1188 Lincoln Ave.
- Best Dentist: Willow Glen Dentistry, 1245 Lincoln Ave.
- Best Teeth Whitening: Willow Glen Dental Care, 1600 Willow St.
- Best Massage: La Concha Spa, 1042 Lincoln Ave.
- Best Bike Shop/Maker: Hyland Cycles, 1515 Meridian Ave.
- Best Bike Mechanic: Mark Sanfilippo, Hyland Cycles, 1515 Meridian Ave.
- Best Communal Dining Experience: Hay Market, 1185 Lincoln Ave.
- Best New Restaurant: Hay Market, 1185 Lincoln Ave.
- Best Sushi: Kazoo, 1165 Lincoln Ave. (and other locations)
- Best Barbeque: Sams BBQ, 1110 S. Bascom Ave., and Blue Rock BBQ, 3001 Meridian Ave.
- Best Burger: Kirk’s Steakburgers, 2388 S. Bascom Ave
- Best Pizza (Regional Group): Pizza My Heart, 1390 Lincoln and other locations
- Best Dining Value: Aqui Cal-Mex, 1145 Lincoln and other locations
- Best Restaurant Patio: Aqui Cal-Mex Willow Glen location, 1145 Lincoln
- Best Coffee Roaster: Willow Glen Coffee Roasting, 1383 Lincoln
Gettin’ Your Drink On
- Best Margarita: Aqui Cal-Mex Willow Glen location, 1145 Lincoln
- Best Wine Bar: The Grapevine, 1389 Lincoln Ave.
- Best Sports Bar: Rookies Sports Lodge, 1535 Meridian Ave.