Sizzle Award Winners 2006

Sizzle Award Winners 2006

the votes are in!

Below is a list of WINNERS that you, the people, chose in the Inaugural Sizzle Awards, presented by Southern Exposure Magazine and hosted at FranklinIs.com.

For additional information about our Awards Ceremony, please see the latest story posted in the Williamson Herald

CUISINE

Bakery
1. Merridee’s Breadbasket
2. Flour Shop Bakery
3. The Puffy Muffin

Burger
1. Cheeseburger Charley’s
2. Puckett’s Grocery
3. Back Yard Burgers

Caterers
1. Constant Craving Caterers
2. Puckett’s Grocery
3. Chef Tim’s Catering

Coffee Shop
1. Starbucks
2. Merridee’s Breadbasket
3. Coffee Beanery

Meat n’ Three
1. Puckett’s Grocery
2. Dotson’s
Tie 3. Monell’s
Tie 3. Daylight Donuts

Breakfast
Tie 1. Puckett’s Grocery
Tie 1. Merridee’s Breadbasket
2. Cracker Barrel
3. Franklin Mercantile

Deli/Sandwich Shop
1. Franklin Mercantile
2. Merridee’s Breadbasket
3. Phillip’s Delicatessan

Fine Dining
1. Sandy’s Downtown Grille
2. J. Alexander’s
3. Criallo’s Bistro & Bar

Mexican
1. Pancho’s Place
2. Cozymel’s
3. La Hacienda

BBQ
1. Whitt’s
2. Stroud’s
3. Famous Dave’s

Steak
1. J. Alexander’s
Tie 2. Outback Steakhouse
Tie 2. Stoney River
3. Sperry’s Restaurant

Italian
1. Carrabba’s Italian Grille
2. Buca di Beppo
3. Palazzolo’s

Doughnut
1. Krispy Kreme
2. Dunkin Donuts
3. Daylight Donuts

Ice Cream/Smoothie
1. Ben & Jerry’s
2. Baskin Robbins
3. Shakey’s Frozen Custard

Favorite Place for Dessert
1. The Cocoa Tree
2. Shakey’s Frozen Custard
3. Merridee’s Breadbasket

Pizza
1. Nashville Pizza Co
2. Matteo’s
Tie 3. Papa John’s
Tie 3. Mellow Mushroom

Seafood Fare
1. Bonefish Grille
Tie 2. Criallo’s Bistro & Bar
Tie 2. Red Pony Restaurant
3. Saffire

Sushi
1. Peter’s Sushi-Thai
2. Bodeli Sushi
3. Miyako
3. Omikoshi

Asian (Chinese, Thai, etc.)
1. P.F. Chang’s
2. Basil Asian Bistro
3. Ming’s Chinese Buffet

Business Lunch
1. J. Alexander’s
2. Sandy’s Downtown Grille
Tie 3.Puckett’s Grocery
Tie 3.Franklin Chop House

Favorite New Restaurant (opened with in the last 12 months)
1. Red Pony Restaurant
2. Palazzolo’s
3. Sperry’s Restaurant

Kid Friendly Restaurant
1. Chick-fil-A
2. O’Charley’s
3. Franklin Chop House

Best Value
1. Puckett’s Grocery
2. Pancho’s Place
3. Franklin Chop House

Service/Wait Staff
1. Puckett’s Grocery
2. J. Alexander’s
3. Sandy’s Downtown Grille

ENTERTAINMENT

Bar
1. Sandy’s Downtown Grille
2. Jonathan’s
3. McCreary’s Irish Pub

Fundraiser/Charity
1. Wine Down Main Street
2. Heritage Foundation Ball
Tie 3. Franklin Classic
Tie 3. Turning the Tables

Golf Course
1. Vanderbilt Legends Club
Tie 2. Forrest Crossing
Tie 2. Governor’s Club
3. Brentwood Country Club

Happy Hour
1. Jonathan’s
2. Sandy’s Downtown Grille
Tie 3. McCreary’s Irish Pub
Tie 3. Chili’s Grill & Bar

Live Entertainment
1. Puckett’s Grocery
2. Bunganut Pig
3. Dolan’s Deli & Bar

Park
1. Pinkerton Park
2. Crockett Park
3. Maggie’s Bark Park

Place to See a Movie
1. Carmike Cinema Thoroughbred 20
2. Franklin Cinema
3. Leiper’s Fork Lawn Chair Theater

 

 

 

CHILDREN

Birthday Party Venue
1. Chuck E. Cheese
Tie 2. Franklin Family Entertainment/Franklin Lanes
Tie 2. Sweet N Sassy
3. Club Libby Lu

Field Trip
1. Gentry Farm
2. Carnton Plantation

Kids Clothing
1. Gap Kids
2. Childrens Place
2. Parisians
3. Kangaroo’s Pouch

Kids Haircut
1. Sweet & Sassy Salon
2. Snip Its
3. Sport Clips

Pediatric Dentist/Orthodontist
1. Snodgrass & King
2. Dr. Buzz Alexander
3. Dr. James Ferguson

Pediatrician
1. Pediatric Associates of Franklin
2. Brentwood Children’s Clinic
3. Mercy Children’s Clinic

Child Care
1. Berry’s Chapel Preschool
2. Step Forward Day School
3. SouthGate Children’s Academy

Dance Studio
1. Ann Carroll School of Dance
2. Franklin Family YMCA

Gymnastics
1. Harpeth School of Gymnastics
2. The Little Gym

Martial Arts
1. Robinson Taekwondo
2. Mpact Martial Arts
3. Franklin Taekwondo Academy

 

 

PERSONAL CARE

Barber/Men’s Haircut
1. Dave’s Barber Shop
2. Sport Clips

Hair Salon
1. Studio Gaven
2. Dion’s South
3. Salon P’Nash

Health Club/Fitness Center
1. Williamson County Parks & Rec
2. Franklin Athletic Club
3. Franklin Family YMCA

Day Spa
1. A Moment’s Peace Salon & Day Spa
2. La Bella Salon and Spa
3. Izabella Day Spa

Manicure/Pedicure
1. La Bella Salon and Spa
2. Magic Nail
3. A Moment’s Peace Salon & Day Spa

Tanning Salons
1. Bahama Mama
2. Riviera Tan Spa
Tie 3. Cool Tan
Tie 3. Malibu Tan

SHOPPING

Antiques
1. J J Ashley’s
2. Antiques at The Factory
3. Mayfield Walker Gallery

Baby Store
Tie 1. Plaid Rabbit
Tie 1. The Little Cottage Childrens Shoppe
Tie 2. Kid To Kid
Tie 2. The Children’s Place
Tie 2. USA Baby
3. Ragamuffin Shoppe

Bookstore
1. Barnes & Noble
2. Landmark Booksellers
3. Border’s Bookstore

Bridal
Tie 1. The Registry
Tie 1. Bride Room
2. Bridal Gallery
3. Faccio Bridal

Department Store
1. Parisians
2. Dillard’s
3. Macy’s

Electronics
1. H H Gregg
2. Best Buy
3. Circuit City

Furniture
1. American Signature Home
2. Rebecca’s Furniture
3. J J Ashley’s

Gifts & Stationery
1. Rock, Paper, Scissors
2. Prim & Paper
3. Brentwood Stationers

Health Food/Nutrition
1. The Vitamin Shoppe
2. Wild Oats

Home Decor
1. P.D.’s
2. T. J. Maxx
3. J J Ashley’s

Jewelry
1. Shane Co
2. Walton’s Antique & Estate Jewelry
3. Jared Galleria of Jewelry

Maternity Shop
1. Pickles & Ice Cream
2. Motherhood Maternity

Men’s Clothing
1. Joseph. A. Bank
2. Gin-o
Tie 3. Men’s Wearhouse
Tie 3. Parisians
Tie 3. V 4 Men

Pet Products/Boutique
1. Pet Smart
2. Nashville Pet Products Center

Shoes
1. Marty & Liz’s
2. Parisians
3. DSW

Sporting Goods/Apparel
1. Academy Sports
2. Dick’s Sporting Goods
3. Pro Golf Discount

Travel Agency
1. Cruises Galore & More
2. Franklin Travel Services
Tie 3. Group Trek Travel
Tie 3. Caldwell Travel

Women’s Clothing
1. Gin-o
2. Emmaline’s
3. Abbie and Jesse’s

Wine & Spirits
1. Cool Springs Wine & Spirits
Tie 2. Red Dog Wine & Spirits
Tie 2. Del Rio Wine & Spirits
Tie 3. Grapevine Wine & Spirits
Tie 3. Log Cabin Wine & Spirits
Tie 3. Woody’s Smokes and Brews

 

SERVICES

Auto Dealer
1. Alexander Auto Dealerships
2. Darrell Waltrip Dealerships
3. Lexus of Nashville – Cool Springs

Auto Repair
1. Moody’s
2. Alexander Auto Dealerships
3. Darrell Waltrip Dealerships

Bank
1. First Tennessee
2. SunTrust
Tie 3. Fifth Third
Tie 3. AmSouth Bank

Builder/Developer
1.Southern Land Company
2.Deer Creek Construction
Tie 3.River Birch Homes
Tie 3.Carbine & Associates

Dentist
1. Dr. Sara B Northcutt
2. Settles & Bass, DDS
3. J.A. Reynolds, DDS

Dry Cleaner
1. Franklin Laundry & Cleaners
2. Fashion Cleaners
3. Comet Cleaners

Eye Care
1. Vue Optique
Tie 2. Christopher Optical
Tie 2. Franklin Eye Center
3. Cool Springs Eye Care

Financial/Investment Services
Tie 1. Capital Trust Wealth Mgmt.
Tie 1. Edward Jones
2. Community First Bank & Trust
3. Ameriprise

Florist
1. Franklin Flower & Gift
2. Garden Delights
3. Accent Flowers

Home Repair
1. ProServ Residential
2. Home Service Plus
3. Harpeth True Value

House Cleaning
1. Molly Maid

Insurance Company
1. State Farm
2. Full Service Insurance
3. Farm Bureau

Interior Designer
1. Christina Martin, the Garden Path
Tie 2. Dana Dashiell
Tie 2. Yessick’s
3. Kaye Lockwood – Katydid’s Interiors

Kennel/Boarding Facilitycx
Tie 1. The Farm at Natchez Trace
Tie 1. Battleground Animal Hospital
2. My Pet’s Second Home Pet Resort
3. Franklin Kennel

Landscaping
Tie 1. CC Martin Design Group/Christopher Martin
Tie 1. C and C Landscaping
2. Bonners Lawn & Landscape

Law Firm
1. Stites & Harbison
2. Puryear, Newman & Morton
3. Hartzog & Silva

Music Instruction
1. Shuff’s Music
2. Music & Arts Center
Tie 3. Jan Williams School of Music
Tie 3. Artisan Guitar

Physician
1. Dr. Arthur Williams
2. Dr. Dan Halford
Tie 3. Mercy Children’s Clinic
Tie 3. Dr. Ray Meneely

Physical Therapy/Orthopaedics
1. Franklin Ortho & Sports Medicine
2. Franklin Bone & Joint Clinic
3. STAR Physical Therapy

Real Estate Agency
1. Crye-Leike
2. ERA Johnson & Thompson REALTORS
3. Keller Williams Realty

Veterinarian
1.Williamson County Animal Hospital
Tie 2. Dr. Charlie Beauchamp
Tie 2. Battle Ground Animal Hopsital
3. Animal Health Center

 

OTHER

Favorite Historical Site
1. Historic Carnton Plantation
2. Downtown Franklin & Square
3. Battle of Franklin

Favorite Thing About Living in the WC
1. the beautiful surroundings
2. Historic Downtown Franklin
3. the people!
4. friendly, small town feel
5. convenience to EVERYTHING

Best Kept Secret
1. If I told it wouldn’t be a secret any more
2. Downtown Franklin
3. The People!
tie 4. McCreary’s Irish Pub
tie 4. P.D.’s
tie 4. Sweet Dream Cookie Company
tie 4. Thompson’s Station Grill

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