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October 29, 2010 (Scottsdale, Ariz.)- We have reached the halfway point of this years contest! Some are losing their momentum, and races are tight. This week we are examining close races in the Restaurants & Food and Golf categories- help us determine the clear winners by casting your votes!

Food & Restaurants tight races include:

  • Best Asian Cuisine or Sushi- Blue Wasabi with 30.81% of votes and Pure Sushi with 30.34% of vote

  • Best Breakfast- Orange Table Cafe with 26.63% of votes and The Good Egg with 29.97% of votes



  • Best Burger- bluburger grille with 29.83% of votes and The Grind AZ with 30.16% of votes

  • Best Chips & Salsa- Jalapeno Inferno with 36.19% of votes and Nando’s with 38.29% of votes 

Golf tight races include:

  • Best Golf Community- Encanterra with 39.01% of votes and Mirabel with 58.51% of votes
  • Most Challenging Course- The North Course at the Boulders with 32.02% of votes and Pinnacle at Troon North with 43.62% of votes 
  • Best Clubhouse Spa- Mirabel with 50.93% of the votes and Encanterra with 48.33% of the votes 

For a third week in a row, Top Twitterer candidate Johnjay Van Es has the most votes of all nominees- and with that comes an awesome prize.

The one Best Of Our Valley nominee with the most total votes at the end of the two-month long contest will be dubbed "The Coolest Thing in the Valley" and be featured on the cover of the Best Of Our Valley March 2011 issue in an Arizona Foothills-styled shoot. Voting began October 1 at 12:00:01 p.m. and concludes November 30 at 11:59:59 a.m., with one vote per computer per day permitted. For full Rules & Regulations, click here.

Each year AZFoothills.com asks readers what their favorites are, offering thousands of options chosen by nominations, editors and focus groups. The contest is answered with millions of votes that determine the Valley's favorites. The best of each category this year will be featured in the March 2011 issue, a tell-all guide to the coolest people and places in the Valley of the Sun.

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