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The Bohemian's Best of the North Bay 2007

Romance: Readers' Choice


Best Chocolatier
Marin
Lyla's Chocolates
417 Miller Ave., Mill Valley 415.383.8887
Napa
Bouchon Bakery
6528 Washington St., Yountville 707.944.2253
Sonoma
La Dolce V Fine Chocolates
110 N. Main St., Sebastopol 707.829.2178

Best Erotica Store
Marin
Pleasures of the Heart
1310 Fourth St., San Rafael 415.482.9899
Napa
Pleasures Unlimited
1416 Second St., Napa 707.226.2666
Sonoma
The Sensuality Shoppe
2371 Gravenstein Hwy. S., Sebastopol 707.829.3999
Honorable Mention
Santa Rosa Adult Superstore
3301 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa 707.542.8248

Best Flower Shop
Marin
Village Green Florist
34 Grove St., San Rafael 415.453.6969
Napa
Tesoro
649 Main St., St Helena 707.963.5803
Sonoma
Stems
864 Fourth St., Santa Rosa 707.546.7522
Honorable Mention
Grohe's Florist
5979 Commerce Blvd., Ste. 5, Rohnert Park 707.548.8940. 1313 McDonald Ave., Petaluma 707.545.3870. 8750 Old Redwood Hwy., Windsor 707.837.7366

Best Picnic Spot
Marin
Heart's Desire Beach
Pierce Point Road off of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Tomales Bay
Napa
V. Sattui Winery
1111 White Lane, St. Helena 707.963.7774
Sonoma
Howarth Park
630 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa 707.543.3425
Honorable Mention Tie
Spring Lake Park
391 Violetti Drive, Santa Rosa 707.539.8092
Ragle Ranch Park
500 Ragle Road, Sebastopol 707.823.7262

Best Place for Singles to Meet
Marin
Gallery Route One
11101 Hwy. 1, Ste. 101, Point Reyes Station 415.663.1347
Napa
Downtown Joe's
902 Main St., Napa 707.258.2337
Sonoma
Bar Code
404 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa 707.528.9478
Honorable Mention
Latitude
5000 Roberts Lake Road, Rohnert Park 707.588.1800

Best Place to Rekindle a Love Affair
Marin
Simmer
60 Corte Madera Ave., Corte Madera 415.927.2332
Napa
Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa
3425 Solano Ave., Napa 707.253.8600
Sonoma
Ca' Bianca Ristorante
835 Second St., Santa Rosa 707.542.5800
Honorable Mention Tie
Osmosis-Enzyme Bath Spa
209 Bohemian Hwy., Freestone 707.823.8231
Armstrong Woods State Park
170000 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville 707.869.2015

Best Romantic Dinner
Marin
Lark Creek Inn
234 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur 415.924.7766
Napa
French Laundry
6640 Washington St., Yountville 707.944.2380
Sonoma
First Place Tie
Ca' Bianca Ristorante
835 Second St., Santa Rosa 707.542.5800
John Ash & Co. at Vintner's Inn
4350 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa 707.527.7687
Honorable Mention
La Gare
208 Wilson St., Santa Rosa 707.528.4355

Best Wedding Reception
Marin
Marin Art & Garden Center
30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Ross 415.454.1301
Napa
Silverado Country Club
1600 Atlas Peak Road, Napa 707.257.0200
Sonoma
Paradise Ridge Winery
4545 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, Santa Rosa 707.528.9463
Honorable Mention
Madrona Manor
1001 Westside Road, Healdsburg 707.433.4231

Best Boutique Hotel
Marin
San Anselmo Inn
339 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo 415.455.5366
Napa
Napa River Inn
500 Main St., Napa 707.251.8501
Sonoma
Hotel La Rose
308 Wilson St., Santa Rosa 707.579.3200
Honorable Mention
Hotel Healdsburg
25 Matheson St., Healdsburg 707.431.2800

Best Lingerie Shop
Marin
Pleasures of the Heart
1310 Fourth St., San Rafael 415.482.9899
Sonoma
Sensuality Shoppe
2371 Gravenstein Hwy. S., Sebastopol 707.829.3999
Honorable Mention
Chanelle et Moi
9054 Windsor Road, Windsor 707.836.1030


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