The Chico News & Review’s annual celebration of all the good stuff in Chico has returned! The reopening of the state has begun, and local businesses, our community and this newspaper are off to the races.
Ag/Growing Supplies FIRST Place: Northern Star Mills510 Esplanade, 342-7661Since 1898, Chicoans have trusted Northern Star Mills for their farming needs, especially when it comes to their animals. That’s because the store, operating near downtown at […]
New Eatery (opened in last year) FIRST Place: Drunken Dumpling1414 Park Ave., 774-2173Fans of the popular food truck were very stoked that Drunken Dumpling went brick-and-mortar last year. With a hip, fun space and greatly […]
Art Space FIRST Place: 1078 Gallery1710 Park Ave., 630-7522Now celebrating its 40th year, this nonprofit gallery has managed to maintain its firm focus on community through COVID-era restrictions on indoor gatherings by getting creative. That […]
Acupuncture Clinic FIRST Place: Chico Community Acupuncture1815 Mangrove Ave., 345-5300Open since 2010, Chico Community Acupuncture has been a Best of Chico fixture. It’s a nonprofit and part of a national cooperative, People’s Organization of Community […]
Charitable Cause FIRST Place: Chico Housing Action Team (CHAT)520-6412, chicohousingactionteam.netWith Chico in the midst of a housing crisis and homelessness the issue foremost on the city’s agenda, the life-changing and life-saving work performed by CHAT’s […]
Best bites worth the wait Brady’s B’s: B Street, Banshee and Bill’s Towne LoungeChico restaurateur Will Brady is the mastermind behind the successful (and crazy?) idea of running three downtown eateries/bars within the same block. […]