Best of Chico 2009

Chico— there’s no place like home

Illustration by Ben Simonsen

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Welcome to the 25th edition of Best of Chico! Within these next pages you’ll see locals’ favorite shops, restaurants and things to do in our fair city—and beyond. It’s never easy to pick one favorite, but Chicoans proved they were up to the task. The possibility of winning a scooter from Chico Motorsports might have sweetened the deal a little, too. Take a look at Chico’s winners for 2009, then keep on reading to find some of the CN&R editors’ favorite things. Most of all, just have fun!