We’ve called on our readers to help us find the “Best” in the area. The results follow. As you peruse the list looking for your favorite, there are a number of “bests” that have been on our list in the past. The years are in parenthesis.

Breakfast Spots

Serving Spoon
1403 Centinela Ave., Inglewood

Dandylion (Carson) 18902 Avalon Blvd., Carson
Primo’s Burgers 4654 E. Avenue S, Palmdale
Ihop www.ihop.com
Denny’s www.dennys.com

Restaurants
R & J Soul Food
8852 Rosecrans Avenue, Downey

Pars Fine Persian Dining 40008 10th St., West Palmdale
Benihana www.benihana.com
Chilis www.chilis.com

Cobbler
Cobbler Lady (2006, 2007, 2008)
3854 Crenshaw Blvd., L.A.

Torrance Bakery (Gardena) 15934 S. Western Ave., Gardena

BBQ
Phillips (2006, 2007, 2008)
4307 Leimert Blvd. Ste. 3, L.A.

Caterers
Indulgent Occasion (2007)
1855 Industrial St., L.A.

Q and Q Hawaiian 39445 10th St. West Palmdale
Famous Dave’s BBQ 1205 W. Rancho Vista Blvd., Palmdale
Vincent’s Pastas and Pizza 2833 W. Ave. L., Lancaster

Fast Food
McDonalds www.mcdonalds.com

Tommy’s Original (Los Angeles) 2575 Beverly Blvd., L.A.
El Pollo Loco (2006) www.elpolloloco.com
Rubios www.rubios.com
Q and Q Hawaiian 39445 10th St., West Palmdale
D and D 2260 Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale

Chicken
El Pollo Loco (2006, 2007, 2008)
www.elpolloloco.com

Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles (2008) www.rocoeschickenandwaffles.com
Golden Kettle 2600 E. Alondra Blvd., Compton
Charo’s Chicken 2058 W. Avenue J, Lancaster

Hair Shop
Mo’ Hair Technology
5902 Washington Blvd., Culver City
Theme Park
Magic Mountain (2008)
26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia

Disneyland (2008) 1313 S. Disneyland Drive Anaheim, CA 92802

Movie Theater
Magic Johnson (2008) 4020 Marlton Ave., L.A.

The Grove 189 The Grove Drive, L.A.

Ice Cream Store
Cold Stone Creamery (2008)
www.coldstonecreamery.com

Baskin Robbins www.baskinrobbins.com
Berry Star 39341 10th St. West, Lancaster

Electronics Store
Best Buy (2008) www.bestbuy.com

Fry’s (2008) www.frys.com

Music Store
Amoeba www.amoeba.com

Book Store
Barnes & Noble www.barnesandnoble.com

Eso Won books (2006, 2007, 2008) 4331 Degnan Blvd., L.A.
Walden Books 1100 W. Avenue K, Lancaster

Night Club
Savoy (2007, 2008)
218 S. La Brea Ave., Inglewood

Spagatini Old Ranch Way, Seal Beach

Live Entertainment
Hollywood Bowl (2008)
www.hollywoodbowl.com

Brunswick Bowling 432 Sierra Hwy East, Palmdale

Tourist Spot
Venice Beach (2007)
1800 Ocean Front Walk, Venice

CityWalk 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City

Radio Show/ Radio Station
Steve Harvey (2007) Morning Show

KJLH (2007, 2008) 102.3FM www.kjlhradio.com
94.7FM www.947thewaveradio.com

Beauty Shop
Mo’ Hair Tech
5904 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City

John Wesly (Long Beach) 717 Pine Ave., Long Beach
Exhibits 43967 15th St. West, Lancaster, CA
Chocolate Factory 39553 Sierra Hwy. East, Palmdale
Fusion Salon 651 W. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster

Nail Shop
Long Nails (2007)
2404 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, L.A.

Top Nails 121 E. Avenue J, Lancaster
Fashion Nails 248 E. Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale

Cleaners
JB Cleaners (Culver City)
6040 W. Jefferson Blvd., L.A., CA 90016

Dance Schools
Debbie Allen (2006, 2007)
3991 Santa Rosalia, Dr., L.A.

Lula Washington (2006, 2008) 3773 Crenshaw Blvd., L.A.

Gym
24 Hour Fitness (2006, 2007, 2008) www.24hourfitness.com
LA Fitness (2006) www.lafitness.com

Limo Service
Jackson (2006, 2007) 5917 West Blvd. ,L.A.,

Desert Star Limo 42612 8th St. West, Lancaster, Ca
5 Star Limo (661) 729-9231

Bank
Bank of America (2007, 2008)
www.bankofamerica.com

Florist
Conroy’s (2007, 2008)
www.conroysflowers.com

Farmer’s Wife 41961 50th St. West, Quartzhill
American Blooms (800) 379-6570
FTD (866) 254-4303

Bargain Store
99 Cents Store (2006, 2007) www.99only.com

Tuesday Morning www.tuesdaymorning.com

Barbershops
Cuttin’ Up 832 E. Avenue Q6, Palmdale

New Millennium Plus 1645 E. Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale
Enhancements Salon 2017 W. Avenue J, Palmdale

Spas
Sun Palace 42442 10th West, Palmdale