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"'The game's going on rather better now,' she said by way of keeping up the conversation a little.''Tis so,' said the Duchess, 'and the moral of that is--'Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love, that makes the world go round!'"

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Poll Results

Best Chocolatier

Sonoma

Peter Rabbit's Chocolate Factory
2489 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa. 707.575.7110.

Honorable Mention, Independent
Heart's Desire
631 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.528.9061.
101 Golf Course Drive, Ste. G, Rohnert Park. 707.585.7673.

Honorable Mention, Corporate
See's Candies
2360 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.525.8703.
432 Coddingtown Center, Santa Rosa. 707.545.0790.
707 Second St. #1018, Santa Rosa. 707.523.1513.

Napa

Annette's Chocolate & Ice Cream Factory of Napa
1321 First St., Napa. 707.252.4228.


Best Erotica Shop

Sonoma

The Sensuality Shoppe
2371-A Gravenstein Hwy. S., Sebastopol. 707.829.3999.

Honorable Mention
Santa Rosa Adult Bookstore
3301 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.542.8248.

Napa

Pleasures Unlimited
1416 Second St., Napa. 707.226.2666.


Best Flower Shop

Sonoma

City 205 Flowers
205 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.527.8318.

Honorable Mention
Grohe Florist & Greenhouse
1313 McDonald Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.545.3870.
5979 Commerce Blvd., Rohnert Park. 707.584.8940.
8750 Old Redwood Hwy., Windsor. 707.837.7366.

Napa

Beau Fleurs & Garden Shop
1006 First St., Napa. 707.224.7993.

Marin

Flower Power
11275 State Route 1, Pt. Reyes Station. 415.663.8221.


Best Picnic Spot

Sonoma

Spring Lake Park

Napa

V. Sattui Winery
1111 White Lane, St. Helena. 707.963.7774.

Marin

Bolinas Ridge


Best Place for Singles to Meet

Sonoma

Last Day Saloon
120 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.5876.

Honorable Mention
Flamingo Hotel
2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.8530.

Napa

First Place: Tie
Downtown Joe's Restaurant & Microbrewery
902 Main St., Napa. 707.258.2337.

Cole's Chop House
1122 Main St., Napa. 707.224.6328.


Best Place to Rekindle a Love Affair

Sonoma

Bodega Bay

Napa

Rancho Caymus Inn
1140 Rutherford Road, Rutherford. 707.963.1777.

Marin

Bolinas Ridge


Best Romantic Dinner

Sonoma

La Gare
208 Wilson St., Santa Rosa. 707.528.4355.

Honorable Mention
Madrona Manor
1001 Westside Road, Healdsburg. 707.433.4231.

Napa

La Toque
1140 Rutherford Road, Rutherford. 707.963.9770.

Marin

El Paseo
17 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley. 415.388.0741.


Best Wedding Reception

Sonoma

Madrona Manor
1001 Westside Road, Healdsburg. 707.433.4231.

Honorable Mention
Paradise Ridge Winery
4545 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.528.9463.

Napa

Silverado County Club
1600 Atlas Peak Road, Napa. 707.257.0200.

Marin

The Spinnaker Restaurant
100 Spinnaker Drive, Sausalito. 415.332.1500.


Best Place for Outdoor Sex

Sonoma

The beach

Napa

Wine Press at Vista Point

Marin

Mt. Tam


Best Lingerie Shop

Sonoma

First Place, Independent
The Sensuality Shoppe
2371-A Gravenstein Hwy. S., Sebastopol. 707.829.3999.

First Place, Corporate
Victoria's Secret
2042 Santa Rosa Plaza, Santa Rosa. 707.544.1153.

Honorable Mention
Chadwick's of London
300 Center St., Healdsburg. 707.431.9001.

Napa

First Place: Tie
Bellissima
428 Main St., St. Helena. 707.968.0835.

Pleasures Unlimited
1416 Second St., Napa. 707.226.2666.

Marin

First Place, Independent
Pleasures of the Heart
1310 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.482.9899.

First Place, Corporate
Victoria's Secret
5800 Northgate Mall, San Rafael. 415.446.7323.

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From the March 20-26, 2003 issue of the North Bay Bohemian.

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