Best in Tucson: 2019

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The Valley’s sister city to the south aptly nicknamed “The Sunshine Factory” is bursting with its very own Best of accolades. Check out the best people, places, and things Old Pueblo has to offer according readers top picks for Tucson.

These are AZ Foothills Best of Our Valley 2019 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2019 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents.

As a special thanks to the winners and those who helped them attain their Best Of status, a celebratory bash will be held in May 2019. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!

Winners, download your 2019 Winners logo here and reserve space in the annual Collectors Edition here (email by February 15, 2019 to confirm your placement).


Best Boutique: Grand Central Clothing

Best Breakfast/Brunch Spot: Prep & Pastry

Best College Party Bar: Frog & Firkin

Best Dentist: Dr. David G. Burros DDS, Southern Arizona Endodontics

Best Golf Course: Omni Tucson National Resort

Best Lawyer: Kevin Rowe, Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys

Best Lunch Spot: BOCA Tacos y Tequila

Best Ranch Escape: Tanque Verde Ranch

Best Resort or Hotel: Westin La Paloma

Best Resort Restaurant: Azul @ la Paloma 

Best Shopping Center: La Encantada

Best Spa: Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa at Westin La Paloma

Best Tucson Lifestyle Instagram: Adaleta Avdic, @adaatude

Best Tucson-Based Fashion Designer: Dorota Zglobicka, Theo Doro

Best Wedding Venue: Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa

Favorite Tucson Couple: TIE between Dr. Gulshan & Neelam Sethi, local philanthropists and Angela & Michael Kapp, Brand Consultant & Head Coach – UofA Woman’s Lacrosse

Favorite U of A It Girl: Brielle Schumpe

Most Fashionable Man in Tucson: Richard Oseran, Hotel Congress owner

Most Fashionable Woman in Tucson: Neelam Sethi, philanthropist

Most Influential Man in Tucson: Lute Olsen, former UA Basketball coach

Most Influential Woman in Tucson: Randi Dorman, R+R Develop/Chairwoman, Downtown Tucson Partnership/Past President, Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson

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Best Resort or Hotel: The Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain

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