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Best Shoe Store: Bella Talloni

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If the shoe fits … buy it (and its mate). Chances are, shoppers at Bella Talloni will find more than one shoe that makes their toes tingle. Owner Lin Stommel has filled her tables and shelves with fabulous shoes by TOMS Shoes, Born, Cole Haan, Ugg, Stuart Weitzman and other great designers. “We have a […]

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Best Bank: Wells Fargo

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Wells Fargo’s technology has changed quite a bit since the days of the stagecoach but its commitment to great customer service has not. “We strive to meet all of our customers’ expectations,” said Manjit Toor, branch manager at the Town Center location. “The first thing we (focus on) is the customer … and how we can […]

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Best Used Car Dealership: Shingle Springs Nissan/Subaru

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Where can shoppers find used vehicles that look like new and have unbeatable warranties? Head up the hill to Shingle Springs Nissan/Subaru. “We generally have about 150 used cars to choose from,” said General Manager Bryant McCarver. The dealership’s high quality used cars come with peace of mind – 150-point inspections and warranties – in a […]

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Best Lunch: Ruffhaus Hot Dog Co.

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Thinking hot dogs for lunch? Try The Ole Stand By, The Godfather or The Bomb at Ruffhaus Hot Dog Co. For nearly three years, diners have enjoyed Chef Charles Knight’s gourmet hot dog creations at the Town Center eatery. He tops dogs with everything from chili to blackberry jam to sliced cherry peppers and has […]

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Best Dentist: Aloha Family Dental

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Where can you find the Aloha Spirit in El Dorado Hills? In Wayne Tsutsuse’s dentist’s chair. Yes, you read that right. For more than seven years Aloha Family Dental has served patients well, “keeping patient care as our most important goal,” Tsutsuse said. “Patient care and patient comfort come first.” The dentist and his friendly […]

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Best Real Estate Company: Lyon Real Estate

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The real estate market has its ups and downs but one thing never changes at Lyon Real Estate. Customers will always be treated with respect and well-served, whether they are buying, selling or browsing. The El Dorado Hills office has 56 agents ready to help clients in El Dorado, Sacramento and Placer counties. They have an […]

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Best Flooring, Best Interior Design Services: BI Design Studio

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Creating a beautiful home requires vision, planning and quality products. For the last four years, local residents have found everything they need at BI Design Studio, where owners Craig and Alexandra Badolian, along with their staff, have the product variety and experience to turn a room into a masterpiece. Their flooring selection includes fine wool carpets, […]

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