Best of OKC 1995


Best Dressed Man – Gov. Frank Keating

Best Dressed Woman – Jenifer Reynolds

Best TV Newscaster – Jenifer Reynolds

Best TV Meteorologist – Gary England

Best Sportscaster – Bob Barry

Best Government Official – Gov. Frank Keating

Best Local Hero – Oklahoma City Firefighters

Best Local Sports Figure – Troy Aikamn

Best Newcomer – Howard Schnellenberger

Best Expatriated Okie – Vince Gill

Best Person You’d Like to See Muzzled – Ed Gaylord

Best Person You’d Like to See in a Centerfold – Troy Aikman


Best Professional Clothing – Dillard’s

Best Casual Clothing – The Gap

Best Outrageous Clothing – Gil’s Contemporary Clothing

Best Formal Wear – Ruth Meyers Inc.

Best Hair Salon – Duncan Brothers Salon

Best Jewelry Store – B.C. Clark

Best Eyeglasses – Lens Crafters

Best Shoe Store – Dillard’s

Best Tanning Salon – Tan & Tone

Best Fitness Club – TMCA

Best Golf Store – Golf U.S.A.

Best Bicycle Store – Al’s Bicycles

Best Record Store – Blockbuster Music

Best Book Store – Bollinger’s Books

Best Art Gallery – Bricktown Gallery

Best Unusual Gifts – Starwind

Best Party Decorations/Supplies – MG Novelty Co.

Best Florist – Trochta’s Flowers & Greenhouses

Best Antique Store – Bricktown Antiques

Best Travel Agency – Bently Hedges Travel Service Inc.

Best Financial Institution – Boatmen’s Bank

Best New Car Dealer – Bob Howard Auto Mall

Best Used Car Dealer – Bob Howard Auto Mall


Best American Food – Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler

Best Italian Food – Bellini’s Ristorante & Grill

Best Chinese Food – Hunan’s Chinese Restaurant

Best Far Eastern Food (Not Chinese) – Shogun Steak House of Japan

Best Seafood – Pearl’s Oyster Bar

Best Barbecue – County Line Barbecue

Best Steakhouse – Outback Steakhouse

Best Deli – City Bites

Best Lite Menu – Taco Bell

Best Brunch – Jimmy’s Egg

Best Coffeehouse – Java Dave’s Coffee

Best Outdoor Dining – Bellini’s Ristorante & Grill

Best Restaurant to Open in the Past Year – Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

Best Restaurant – Applewood’s

Best Sports Bar – Varsity Sports Grill

Best Neighborhood Bar – VZD’s

Best Liquor Store – Byron’s Liquor Warehouse

Best Bakery – La Baguette

Best Health Food Store – Akin’s Natural Health Foods Market

Best Grocery Store – Albertson’s Food & Drug Stores


Best Local Attraction – Oklahoma City Zoo

Best Museum – National Cowboy Hall of Fame

Best Place to Hear Live Music – Zoo Amphitheatre

Best Place to Dance – In Cahoots

Best Place for Outdoor Fun – Oklahoma City Zoo

Best Place to Spend a Rainy Day – Home

Best Place for a First Date – Movies

Best Shopping Center Mall – Penn Square Mall

Best Place to Walk Out Looking Better Than When You Walked In – Glamour Shots

Best Place You Go that You Wouldn’t Admit to Anyone – Christie’s Toy Box

Best Place That Makes You Fell Good About Oklahoma – Bricktown


Best Performing Arts Group – Lyric Theater of Oklahoma

Best Local Band – The Nixons

Best Local Sports Franchise – Oklahoma City Blazers

Best Annual Festival – Festival of the Arts

Best Thing to Happen in the Past Year – Oklahoma City’s Spirit in the Wake of the Federal Building Bombing

Best Symbol of Oklahoma City – The People

Best Local Problem That Really Needs Fixing – Oklahoma County Jail

Best Idea That Didn’t Work Out – Oklahoma County Jail

Best Thing to Look Forward to in the Next Year – MAPS

Best Challenge Facing Oklahoma City – MAPS

Best Reason to Live in Oklahoma City – The People