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The Bohemian's Best of the North Bay 2005

Romance
Readers' Choice

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

Honorable Mention
Heart's Desire Chocolates
101 Golf Course Drive, Rohnert Park. 707.585.7673.

Napa
Annette's Chocolate Factory
1321 First St., Napa. 707.252.4228.

Marin
Le Belge Chocolatier
37 Commercial Blvd., Ste. 108, Novato. 415.883.3761.

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Best Erotica Shop

Sonoma
Sensuality Shoppe
2371 Gravenstein Hwy. S., Sebastopol. 707.829.3999.

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

Napa
Pleasures Unlimited
1416 Second St., Napa. 707.226.2666.

Marin
VIP
826 Second St., San Rafael. 415.485.4933.



Best Flower Shop

Sonoma
Stems Floral Design
864 Fourth St., Apt. #1, Santa Rosa. 707.546.7522.

Honorable Mention
City 205 Flowers
205 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.525.8318.

Napa
Garaventa's Florist & Gifts
851 Lincoln Ave., Napa. 707.255.8878.

Marin
Grant Avenue Florist
1129 Grant Ave., Novato. 415.897.8464.



Best Wedding Reception Spot

Sonoma
Madrona Manor
1001 Westside Road, Healdsburg. 707.433.4231.

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

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

Marin
The Spinnaker
100 Spinnaker Drive, Sausalito. 415.332.1500.



Best Lingerie Shop

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

Sonoma--First Place, Corporate
Victoria's Secret
www.victoriassecret.com

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

Napa
Bellissima
1228 Main St., St. Helena. 707.968.0835.

Marin
Pleasures of the Heart
1310 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.482.9899.



Best Place for Singles

Sonoma
Flamingo Hotel
2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.8530.

Honorable Mention
The Last Day Saloon
120 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.2343.

Napa
Bounty Hunter
975 First St., Napa. 707.255.0622.

Marin
19 Broadway Niteclub
19 Broadway, Fairfax. 415.459.1091.



Best Place to Rekindle a Love Affair

Sonoma
Bodega Bay Lodge & Spa
103 Coast Hwy. 1, Bodega Bay. 707.875.3525.

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

Napa
First Place Tie
Ambrose Bierce House
1515 Main St., St. Helena. 707.963.3003.
Castle in the Clouds
7400 St. Helena Hwy., Napa. 707.944.2785.

Marin
The Inn Above Tide
30 El Portal, Sausalito. 415.332.6714.



Best Romantic Dinner

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

Honorable Mention
John Ash & Co.
4330 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa. 707.527.7687.

Napa
French Laundry
6640 Washington St., Yountville. 707.944.2380.

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



Best Boutique Hotel

Sonoma
Hotel La Rose
308 Wilson St., Santa Rosa. 707.579.3200.

Honorable Mention
Hotel Healdsburg
25 Matheson St., Healdsburg. 707.431.2800.

Napa
Napa River Inn
500 Main St., Napa. 707.251.8501.

Marin
Casa Madrona
801 Bridgeway, Sausalito. 415.332.0502.



Best Picnic Spot

Sonoma
Spring Lake Park
5390 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.565.2041.

Napa
Rutherford Hill Winery
200 Rutherford Hill Road, Rutherford. 707.963.1871.

Marin
Rutherford Hill Winery
East Civic Center Drive, San Rafael.


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