2012 Best of Moffat County!

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Triple threat: Carelli's voted to have best pizza, sandwich, Italian food

Carelli's Pizzeria & Pasta has been voted to have Moffat County's best sandwich, pizza and Italian food.

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Snack’s shares no secrets: J.W. Snack's wins best lunch restaurant, best chicken wings

Craig Daily Press readers voted J.W. Snack's as the best lunch restaurant and best place to eat chicken wings in Best of Moffat County.

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Good grub at the Grill: Tin Cup wins best steak dinner, best dinner restaurant

Craig Daily Press readers selected Tin Cup Grill as having Moffat County's best steak dinner and as the best dinner restaurant.

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Where’s the beef? The O.P.: Best hamburger to be found at O.P. Bar & Grill

The O.P. Bar & Grill was selected to have the best hamburger in the 2011 Best of Moffat County contest.

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Body and soul: Moffat County’s best nurse tends to patients’ physical, emotional well-being

If you’re a patient under the care of nurse Dave Higgins, it’s a safe bet you’re probably going through a rough patch. Higgins, 48, is the clinical lead in the emergency department at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. He also oversees the hospital’s new infusion clinic for chemotherapy patients. This year, Higgins was named best nurse in Moffat County in the Craig Daily Press’ 2011 Best of Moffat County contest.

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Humble health care: Dr. Dennis Kinder earns title of county’s best physician

Dr. Dennis Kinder offered a practical explanation on why he was named Moffat County’s best physician. “I’ve been working here for quite a while now, and I have a fair population of patients,” Kinder said. It’s an appropriately modest response from the humble internist. While it may be true that Kinder has grown his list of patients over the years, his response overlooks the compassionate and good-humored care Kinder is known for.

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Simply put — service and smiles: Moffat County’s best waitress puts people and politeness first

With a restaurant that keeps a wide span of business hours like Village Inn, workers can get used to a variety of customers, from early birds to night owls to everyone in between. In her three decades of waiting tables, Eileen Kunkle has seen them all and then some, but whether the people she serves are individuals there just for a cup of coffee when the doors open or a big family dinner late at night, she makes sure they never go hungry.

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Shack at the top: CDP readers choose Mudd Shack as having the best cup of coffee in town

Mudd Shack in Craig has been selected as having best cup of coffee in the 2011 Best of Moffat County contest.

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Suds and such: Popular Bar named best bar in Best of Moffat County

Popular Bar was selected by Craig Daily Press readers as Moffat County's best bar.

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Double your pleasure: Vallarta's wins best margarita, best Mexican food

Vallarta's Mexican Restaurant awarded best margarita and best Mexican food in 2011 Best of Moffat County.

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The tender bartender: J.W. Snack’s server named best in Moffat County

In the restaurant and nightclub hierarchy, the bouncer at the door of an establishment needs to be tough in order to get rid of ttroublemakers. Inside, the host/hostess and members of the wait staff need to be friendly to give clientele a reason to come back. But, those who work behind the bar have to be equally firm and forthcoming, a balancing act Michelle Jones upholds as she mixes and pours drinks, all while providing an attentive ear for customers.

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