The Best in Tucson: 2018

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 2018 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2018 issue of AZ 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 2018. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!

Winners, download your 2018 Winners logo here and reserve space in the annual Collectors Edition here.


Best Boutique: Grand Central Clothing

Best Breakfast/Brunch Spot: Prep & Pastry

Best College Party Bar: Maloney’s Tavern

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

Best Golf Course: Sewailo

Best Lawyer: Kevin Rowe, Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys

Best Lunch Spot: BOCA Tacos y Tequila

Best Ranch Escape: TIE between Tanque Verde Ranch and White Stallion Ranch

Best Resort or Hotel: Casino del Sol

Best Resort Restaurant: PY Steakhouse at Casino del Sol

Best Shopping Center : La Encantada

Best Spa: Hiapsi Spa at Casino Del Sol

Best Tucson Lifestyle Instagram: @WhyILoveWhereILive

Best Tucson-Based Fashion Designer: Abel Gallegos

Best Wedding Venue: TIE between Carriage House and Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort

Favorite Tucson Couple: Angela & Michael Kapp, Brand Consultant & Head Coach – UofA Woman’s Lacrosse

Most Fashionable Tucson Resident: Paula Taylor, owner at Paul Taylor Productions

Most Influential Man in Tucson: Chef Janos Wilder, James Beard Award Winner

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

AFM Faves

Best Resort or Hotel: Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain

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