Here is the on-line link to Desert Companion magazine: http://issuu.com/philatknpr/docs/desert_companion_2009nov;
Where you can read all about our fifth annual restaurant awards for News 88.9 FM KNPR-Nevada Public Radio.
Or you can pick up a copy by going to any of the locations listed here: http://www.nevadapublicradio.org/culture/DesertComp.cfm;
Orrrr you can get your very own copy in the mail by becoming a member of KNPR-Nevada Public Radio — which you can do very easily by clicking here.
For those wanting to cut to the chase, here are this year’s worthy recipients:
Cocktail Bar of the Year: Downtown Cocktail Room
Excellence in Management and Service: The Batali Group (Carnevino, B & B Ristorante, Enoteca San Marco)
Ethnic Restaurant of the Year: China MaMa
Sommelier of the Year: Frederic Montandon (Le Cirque)
Pastry Chef of the Year: Kenny Magana (Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group)
Neighborhood Restaurant of the Year (East Side): Todd’s Unique Dining
Neighborhood Restaurant of the Year (West Side): Marche Bacchus
Chef of the Year: Alessandro Stratta (ALEX and Stratta)
Restaurant of the Year: Restaurant Charlie