2016 Kane County Best of the Fox Winners

See who won the Best of the Fox, as voted on by the Kane County Chronicle readers

Thank you to all of the readers who took part in the 2016 Best of the Fox contest. Here are the winners:

Automotive

Auto Body Repair

Best of the Fox

Tredup’s

One of the Best

Boyce Body Werks

One of the Best 

Excel Automotive Repair

Auto Repair (Mechanical)

Best of the Fox

Geneva Tire & Auto

One of the Best

Excel Auto

One of the Best

Dave Stevens Auto Repair

Car Wash

Best of the Fox

Fuller’s Car Wash

One of the Best

Tower Car Wash

One of the Best

Standard Wash, St. Charles

Oil Change

Best of the Fox

Brittain’s Oil Express

One of the Best

Geneva Tire & Auto

One of the Best

Excel Automotive Repair

Tire Store

Best of the Fox 

Geneva Tire & Auto

One of the Best

Discount Tire & Auto Repair Service

One of the Best

Fox River Tire

Dining

Banquet Facility

Best of the Fox 

Fishermans Inn

One of the Best

Nick’s Pizza & Pub

One of the Best

Riverside Receptions and Conference Center

Barbeque

Best of the Fox

Enticing Cuisine

One of the Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best

Nobel House

Beer Garden

Best of the Fox

Stockholm’s 

One of the Best

The Filling Station Pub & Grill

One of the Best

Alley 64

Breakfast

Best of the Fox

Abby’s Breakfast and Lunch

One of the Best

Egg Harbor Café

One of the Best

Nosh

Brunch

Best of the Fox

The Little Traveler

One of the Best

Abby’s Breakfast and Lunch

One of the Best

Pheasant Run

Business Lunch

Best of the Fox

Stockholm’s 

One of the Best

The Office

One of the Best

Nobel House

Caterer

Best of the Fox

Enticing Cuisine

One of the Best

Nick’s Pizza & Pub

One of the Best

Moveable Feast Geneva

Chicken Wing

Best of the Fox

Buffalo Wild Wings

One of the Best

Stockholm’s

One of the Best

Nobel House

Chinese Food

Best of the Fox

East China Inn

One of the Best 

Wang’s Garden

One of the Best 

GenHoe

Cocktail

Best of the Fox

Stockholm’s 

One of the Best 

Nobel House

One of the Best 

The Turf Room

Coffee House

Best of the Fox

Arcedium

One of the Best 

Graham’s 318

One of the Best 

The Little Traveler

Deli 

Best of the Fox

Blue Goose Market

One of the Best 

Josef’s Meats and Deli

One of the Best 

Smitty’s

Diner

Best of the Fox

Geneva Diner

One of the Best 

Batavia Diner

One of the Best 

Daddio’s Diner

Donut

Best of the Fox

Dimple’s Donuts

One of the Best

Dunkin Donuts

One of the Best

Blue Goose

Fish Fry

Best of the Fox

Colonial Café

One of the Best 

Daddio’s Diner

One of the Best

Mill Creek Golf Course

Gyro

Best of the Fox

Just Kabob’s 

One of the Best

Skippy’s 

One of the Best

Munchie P’s

Hamburger

Best of the Fox

Rookies

One of the Best 

Stockholm’s

One of the Best 

Spotted Fox

Hot Dog

Best of the Fox

Portillos

One of the Best 

Frankies

One of the Best 

Skippy’s 

Ice Cream/Custard

Best of the Fox

Kimmers Ice Cream

One of the Best 

Colonial Café

One of the Best 

Graham’s Chocolates

Indian Food

Best of the Fo x

Taste of the Himalayas

Italian Beef

Best of the Fox

Beef Shack

One of the Best 

Portillos

One of the Best 

Buona Beef, St. Charles

Italian Food

Best of the Fox

Aquaviva

One of the Best 

Francescas by the River

One of the Best 

Charlie Fox’s St. Charles

Kid-Friendly Restaurant

Best of the Fox

Colonial Café

One of the Best 

Nick’s Pizza & Pub

One of the Best 

Stockholm’s

Lunch Value

Best of the Fox

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

Stockholm’s

One of the Best 

Just Kabob’s

Martini

Best of the Fox

Stockholm’s 

One of the Best 

Nobel House

One of the Best 

The Turf Room

Mexican Food

Best of the Fox

Jose Maria’s

One of the Best 

Bien Trucha

One of the Best 

Altiro Latin Fusion in Geneva

Microbrewery

Best of the Fox

Penrose Brewery

One of the Best 

Stockholm’s

One of the Best 

Two Brothers Roundhouse, Aurora

New Restaurant

Best of the Fox

The Finery & Blacksmith Bar

One of the Best 

Gia Mia’s 

One of the Best 

Burger Local

Pizza-Deep Dish

Best of the Fox

Gino’s East-St. Charles

One of the Best 

Lou Malnati’s, Geneva

One of the Best 

Charlie Fox’s 

Pizza-Thin Crust

Best of the Fox

Charlie Fox’s

One of the Best 

Nick’s Pizza & Pub

One of the Best 

Aurelio’s Pizza, Geneva

Restaurant

Best of the Fox

Nick’s Pizza & Pub

One of the Best 

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

Stockholm’s

Ribs

Best of the Fox

Stockholm’s 

One of the Best 

Nobel House

One of the Best 

Portillo’s 

Salad 

Best of the Fox

Stockholm’s 

One of the Best 

Sweet Tomatoes

One of the Best 

Charlie Fox’s
St. Charles

Seafood

Best of the Fox

Nobel House

One of the Best 

Stockholm’s

One of the Best 

E & S Fish Company

Sports Bar

Best of the Fox

Rookies

One of the Best 

Nobel House

One of the Best 

Crosstown Pub

Steak

Best of the Fox

Stockholm’s 

One of the Best 

St. Charles Place

One of the Best 

Foxfire

Sub/Sandwich Shop

Best of the Fox

Panera, St. Charles

One of the Best 

Jersey Mike’s

One of the Best 

Subway

Sushi

Best of the Fox

Wok n Fire, St. Charles

One of the Best 

Swordfish

One of the Best 

Matsuri

Tavern/Pub

Best of the Fox

Stockholm’s

One of the Best 

McNally’s Irish Pub

One of the Best 

Nobel House

Thai Food

Best of the Fox

Tusk Thai

One of the Best 

Vino Thai St. Charles

One of the Best 

Thai Village

Vegetarian Cuisine

Best of the Fox

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

Nobel House

One of the Best 

Colonial Café

One of the Best 

Movable Feast

Entertainment and Travel

Hotel/Resort

Best of the Fox

Hotel Baker

One of the Best 

Pheasant Run

One of the Best 

Herrington Inn & Day Spa in Geneva

Karaoke

Best of the Fox

The Evergreen

One of the Best 

Even Flow

One of the Best 

A’Salute

Limo Service

Best of the Fox

Keen Limo Service

One of the Best 

Limo Service

One of the Best 

A1 Limousine

Live Music Venue

Best of the Fox

Arcada Theater

One of the Best 

Evenflow

One of the Best 

House Pub

Live Theatre

Best of the Fox

Steel Beam Theatre

One of the Best 

Paramount

One of the Best 

Arcada Theater

Movie Theater

Best of the Fox

Charlestowne 18

One of the Best 

Randall 16

One of the Best 

Elgin Marcus Theatre

Travel Agency

Best of the Fox

Wilson Travel

One of the Best 

Destination Orlando, Etc.

One of the Best 

AAA St Charles

Health and Wellness

Alternative Medicine

Best of the Fox

Martin Chiropractic clinic

One of the Best 

Vital Wellness Center

One of the Best 

Hart Chiropractic

Chiropractor

Best of the Fox

Hart Chiropractic Center

One of the Best 

Martin Chiropractic clinic

One of the Best 

Vital Wellness Center

Cosmetic Surgeon/Center

Best of the Fox

Dr. Ghaderi St. Charles Plastic Surgery

One of the Best 

Dr. Todd S. Hewell III MD FACS

One of the Best 

St. Charles Plastic Surgery

Dentist

Best of the Fox

Michael J. Whitted and Assoc.

One of the Best 

St.Charles Dental - Dr. Peter Smith

One of the Best 

Dayspring Pediatric Dentistry

Eye Doctor

Best of the Fox

Vision Source St.Charles
- Dr. Mark Kramer

One of the Best 

Doug Yuvan

One of the Best 

Dr. William Burke,
For Eyes Optical Geneva

Family Physician

Best of the Fox

St. Charles Family Medical Center

Dr. William Scurlock

One of the Best 

Fox Valley Family Physicians

Dr. Zeddies, Geneva

One of the Best 

Focus Internal Medicine

Karen Casciaro, MD, South Elgin

Fitness Center

Best of the Fox

Curves - St.Charles

One of the Best 

Synergy Kettlebell

One of the Best 

Higher Level Fitness

Hearing Health Care

Best of the Fox

Geneva Hearing Services

One of the Best 

Costco

One of the Best 

Sam’s Club

Hospital

Best of the Fox

Delnor

One of the Best 

Rush Copley

One of the Best 

Central DuPage

Medical Clinic

Best of the Fox

Dreyer

One of the Best 

Fox Valley Family Physicians

One of the Best 

Fox Valley Orthopedics

Orthodontist

Best of the Fox

Kelly Orthodontics

One of the Best 

Dr. Wazio

One of the Best 

Dr. Prose

Pediatrician

Best of the Fox 

Dr. Dennis Murphy

One of the Best 

TLC Medical Group,
Kathy Seskiewicz, MD

One of the Best 

Dr Sroka Dreyer Batavia

Personal Trainer

Best of the Fox 

Mark Henry PSN Fitness

One of the Best 

Higher Level Fitness

One of the Best 

TJ Booe of PraxisFit

Pharmacy

Best of the Fox 

Riley Drugs

One of the Best 

Walgreens

One of the Best 

OSCO Drugs

Podiatrist

Best of the Fox 

Kane Podiatry

One of the Best 

Dr Eric Bettag, St Charles

One of the Best 

Mark Mondul, Fox Valley Foot and Ankle

Women’s Health Center

Tranquility Spa & Wellness

One of the Best 

Dukane Obstetrics & Gynecology

One of the Best 

Dreyer

Yoga/Pilates

Sure Movements Yoga

One of the Best 

Tranquility Spa & Wellness

One of the Best 

Hart Chiropractic

House and Home Retail

Appliance Store

Best of the Fox 

Ace Hardware in Geneva

One of the Best 

H H Greg

One of the Best 

Sears

Carpet/Flooring Store

Best of the Fox 

Carlson’s Flooring

One of the Best 

Carpet & Fabric Technicians

One of the Best 

Great Western Flooring

Framing Store

Best of the Fox 

Great Frame Up (Geneva)

One of the Best 

Fast Frame St Charles

One of the Best 

Hobby Lobby

Furniture Store

Best of the Fox

Sofa Solutions

One of the Best 

Acosta’s Consignment

One of the Best 

Art van

Garden Shop

Best of the Fox 

Wasco Nursery

One of the Best 

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

Heinz Brothers Garden Center

Hardware/Home Improvement

Best of the Fox

ACE Hardware

One of the Best 

Lowe’s

One of the Best 

Menards

Home Decor

Best of the Fox 

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

Pier I Imports

One of the Best 

Home Goods

Paint/Wallpaper Store

Best of the Fox 

JC Licht

One of the Best 

ACE Hardware

One of the Best 

Sherwin Williams

House and Home Retail Service

Vacuum Store

Best of the Fox 

Best Vac

One of the Best 

A & E Vacuum Aurora

One of the Best 

Oreck

Carpet Cleaners

Best of the Fox 

Claesson Carpet Cleaning

One of the Best 

Carpet & Fabric Technicians

One of the Best 

Great Guys

Computer Repair

Best of the Fox 

Modern Business Computing

One of the Best 

Helping Hand IT Services & Networking Inc.

One of the Best 

StanStore Computer Group, Michael J. Stanek

Deck Builder

Best of the Fox 

Deck Solutions

One of the Best 

Deckmasters, South Elgin

One of the Best 

Royal Builders

Electrician

Best of the Fox 

Vons Electric

One of the Best 

Surjan Electric

One of the Best 

Ideal electric

Handyman

Best of the Fox 

Daniel H Timmer

One of the Best 

MW Specialties, Inc.

One of the Best 

Hayes Home Improvements

Heating and A/C

Best of the Fox 

Tri-City Sheet Metal

One of the Best 

McNallys Heating and air

One of the Best 

Performance Heating & Air

Home Builder

Best of the Fox 

Royal Builders

One of the Best 

Bellefluer Homes

One of the Best 

Paul White Builders, Batavia

House and Home Service

Home Remodeler

Best of the Fox 

Innovative Home Concepts, inc.

One of the Best 

Royal Builders

One of the Best 

BBC Construction

Interior Designer

Best of the Fox 

Lifestyle design

One of the Best 

Natalie Trefilek at Sofa Solutions

One of the Best 

Brenda Fredericks, Beyond Blinds

Landscaper

Best of the Fox 

Foracres Landscape Group

One of the Best 

Keepers of the Green

One of the Best 

Plandscape

Plumber

Best of the Fox 

Bob Dorr Plumbing

One of the Best 

Kraft Plumbing

One of the Best 

Bestler Corp

Roofing/Siding

Best of the Fox 

Innovative Home Concepts, inc.

One of the Best 

G Klemm Roofing

One of the Best 

Tip Top Roofing

Personal Services

Barber Shop

Best of the Fox 

Great Clips

One of the Best 

For Men Only

One of the Best 

Avenue Two Barber Shop

Day Spa

Best of the Fox 

Tranquility Spa & Wellness

One of the Best 

Skin Deep Day Spa

One of the Best 

Herrington

Dry Cleaners

Best of the Fox 

Marberry Cleaners

One of the Best 

Geneva Cleaners

One of the Best 

Magic Touch Cleaners in Geneva

Gold Buyer

Best of the Fox 

Fox Jewelers

One of the Best 

Margaret Matson

One of the Best 

State Street Jewelers

Massage

Best of the Fox 

Hart Chiropractic

One of the Best 

Tranquility Spa & Wellness

One of the Best 

Halsa Aromatherapy Shop

Music Store/Instruction

Best of the Fox 

Sounds Like Music

One of the Best 

Music Matters

One of the Best 

Bordoni Music

Nail Salon

Best of the Fox 

Salon Agape

One of the Best 

Well Polished

One of the Best 

Envy Nails

Photographer

Best of the Fox 

Missy Donovan Photography

One of the Best 

Ruthie Hauge Photography

One of the Best 

RCG Photography

Preschool/Daycare

Best of the Fox 

Bridges Montessori Academy

One of the Best 

St Patrick’s Preschool

One of the Best 

Batavia Covenant

Salon

Best of the Fox 

Cornerstone Hair Studio

One of the Best 

Sojourn Salon and Spa

One of the Best 

Studio 315 Hair Salon

Shoe Repair

Best of the Fox 

Geneva Shoe Repair

One of the Best 

Greg’s Shoe Repair

One of the Best 

Heel & Hide

Pet Care

Animal Trainer

Best of the Fox 

Kountry Pet Resort & Training Center

One of the Best 

Chad Mackin at DePaw University Canine Campus

One of the Best 

Woof Beach

Pet Groomer

Best of the Fox 

Just for paws

One of the Best 

Kountry Pet Resort & Training Cener

One of the Best 

PetSmart

Pet Kennel

Best of the Fox 

Kountry Pet Resort & Training Center

One of the Best 

Depaw University Canine Campus

One of the Best 

Tanglewood Kennels LLC

Pet Supply Store

Best of the Fox 

The Puddle Aquafitness and Nutrition

One of the Best 

PetSmart

One of the Best 

Kountry Pet Resort and Training Center

Veterinary Clinic

Best of the Fox 

Southtown Animal Hospital

One of the Best 

St. Charles Veterinary Clinic

One of the Best 

Valley Animal Hospital

Professional Services

Accounting Firm

Best of the Fox 

Empire Accounting

One of the Best 

Frank Van Aelst

One of the Best 

Allied Partners in Accounting and Consulting

Bank

Best of the Fox 

American Eagle Bank

One of the Best 

St. Charles Bank & Trust

One of the Best 

Fifth Third Bank

Credit Union

Best of the Fox 

Kane County Teacher’s

One of the Best 

Illinois Community Credit Union

One of the Best 

Earthmover Credit Union

Financial Advisor

Best of the Fox 

Edward Jones

One of the Best 

Geneva Investment Group

One of the Best 

Greg Mills Waddell & Reed

Funeral Home

Best of the Fox 

Laird, Elgin

One of the Best 

Malone Funeral Home

One of the Best 

Yurs

Insurance Agency

Best of the Fox 

Hazen

One of the Best 

Farmers Insurance - Mike Arbizzani

One of the Best 

State Farm Geneva

Lawyer

Best of the Fox 

Robert Smith, Elgin

One of the Best 

Jim Skaar

One of the Best 

Goostree Law Group

Mortgage Broker

Best of the Fox 

Cherry Creek Mortgage

One of the Best 

Dan Cowart

One of the Best 

Polaski Bank - Brian Benton

Retirement/Assisted Living

Best of the Fox 

The Reserve of Geneva

One of the Best 

The Holmstad

One of the Best 

Greenfields of Geneva

Retail Food and Beverage

Bakery

Best of the Fox 

Sweet Natalie’s

One of the Best 

Breadsmith St.Charles

One of the Best 

Harners

Candy/Popcorn Store

Best of the Fox 

Kernel’s Gourmet Popcorn

One of the Best 

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

Rocket Fizz

Farmers Market

Best of the Fox 

Rustic Road Farm

One of the Best 

Geneva French Market

One of the Best 

St. Charles Farmers Market

Grocery Store

Best of the Fox 

Blue Goose Market

One of the Best 

Jewel Osco

One of the Best 

Trader Joe’s

Health Food Store

Best of the Fox 

Fruitful Yield

One of the Best 

Galena Garlic

One of the Best 

Trader Joe’s

Liquor Store

Best of the Fox 

Binny’s Beverage Depot

One of the Best 

Sav Way

One of the Best 

The Little Traveler

Meat Market

Best of the Fox 

Ream’s Meat Market

One of the Best 

Josef’s Meats and Deli

One of the Best 

Blue Goose

Wine Selection

Best of the Fox 

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

Sav Way in Geneva

One of the Best 

Binny’s

Wine Shop

Best of the Fox 

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

Aquaviva

One of the Best 

Geneva Wine Cellars

Retail Specialty

Antique Shop

Best of the Fox 

Antiques on State

One of the Best 

Rustic Road Farm

One of the Best 

Little Traveler

Art Gallery

Best of the Fox 

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

Halsa Aromatherapy Shop

One of the Best 

Splashed with Creativity

Baby Store

Best of the Fox 

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

Buy Buy Baby

One of the Best 

Fluff Envy

Bookstore

Best of the Fox 

Town House Books

One of the Best 

Barnes & Noble

One of the Best 

Anderson’s Book Store

Bridal Shop

Best of the Fox 

Veiled in Elegance

One of the Best 

Caroline DeVillo Couture

One of the Best 

The Crystal Bride

Children’s Clothing

Best of the Fox 

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

Good Cents

One of the Best 

Gymboree

Cigar Store

Best of the Fox 

La Vita Cigars in St. Charles

One of the Best 

Burning Leaf Tobacco

One of the Best 

Binny’s Beverage Depot

Consignment/Resale Shop

Best of the Fox 

Jane Pabon

One of the Best 

What’s Your Consignment

One of the Best 

Acosta’s Consignment

Cosmetic/Skin Care Store

Best of the Fox 

Tranquility Spa & Wellness

One of the Best 

Odalisque

One of the Best 

Ulta

Downtown Shopping District

Best of the Fox 

Geneva

One of the Best 

3rd Street, Geneva

One of the Best 

Geneva Commons

Farm Store

Best of the Fox 

Rustic Road Farm

One of the Best 

Heritage Prairie Farm

One of the Best 

Farm & Fleet

Florist

Best of the Fox 

Floral Wonders

One of the Best 

Town & Country

One of the Best 

Swaby’s

Gift/Card Shop

Best of the Fox 

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

The Paper Merchant in Geneva

One of the Best 

Hallmark

Hobby/Craft Store

Best of the Fox 

Hobby Lobby

One of the Best 

Michaels

One of the Best 

Joann Fabrics

Jeweler

Best of the Fox 

State Street Jeweler

One of the Best 

K Hollis Jewelers

One of the Best 

Fox Jewelers

Men’s Clothing

Best of the Fox 

Men’s Warehouse

One of the Best 

Kohls

One of the Best 

Von Maur

Shoe Store

Best of the Fox 

Nora’s Other Shoe Shop

One of the Best 

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

DSW, Geneva

Shopping Center

Best of the Fox 

Geneva Commons

One of the Best 

Downtown Geneva

One of the Best 

Charlestowne

Women’s Clothing

Best of the Fox 

Von Maur

One of the Best 

The Little Traveler

One of the Best 

Evernia

Sports and Recreation

Bicycle Shop

Best of the Fox 

Village Pedaler

One of the Best 

The Bike Rack

One of the Best 

All Spoked Up

Bowling Alley

Best of the Fox 

St Charles Bowling

One of the Best 

Funway

One of the Best 

Brunswick Zone

Dance Studio/School

Best of the Fox 

Duet Dance Academy

One of the Best 

Dreams Dance Academy

One of the Best 

Dance Dynamics

Family Recreation

Best of the Fox 

Funway

One of the Best 

All Things Art Studio

One of the Best 

Geneva Park District

Festival

Best of the Fox 

Festival of the Vine

One of the Best 

Swedish Days

One of the Best 

Scarecrow Fest, St. Charles

Golf course

Best of the Fox 

Mill Creek Golf Course

One of the Best 

Pheasant Run

One of the Best 

Geneva Golf Club

Gymnastics/Cheer Center

Best of the Fox 

Spring Hill Gymnastics

One of the Best 

Excel Gymnastics

One of the Best 

St. Charles Gymnastics Academy

Martial Arts School

Best of the Fox 

The Budokan in South Elgin

One of the Best 

Kyuki-Do Martial Arts

One of the Best 

Four Elements Martial Arts

Sporting Goods Store

Best of the Fox 

Dick Pond Athletics

One of the Best 

Dicks

One of the Best 

Boombah

Summer Fun Park  District Location

Best of the Fox 

Geneva Park District

One of the Best 

St. Charles Park District

One of the Best 

Pottawatomie St. Charles