BEST FAST FOOD ALTERNATIVE - Subway - By the look of the responses in this category, it seems our perceptive readers knew exactly what we were getting at. The favorite sandwich shop of that goofy Jared Fogle and his slavish, hefty disciples is also Spokane's favorite place to eat fast while skipping out on the lard. Though the line-up-and-tell-em-what-you'll-have ordering process (not to mention the typically austere decor) elicits flashbacks to high school cafeteria and the dreaded "Tuesday Surprise," the end product is a fresh, made-to-order sandwich tweaked to your exact specifications. Chips or a drink with that? Heh.
BEST PLACE TO SKI OR SNOWBOARD - Schweitzer - For the fifth consecutive year, the resort on the north side of Sandpoint, Idaho, has topped the voting in the Alpine and Nordic Combined event. With more than 2,000 acres, 59 trails and 300 i
BEST ESPRESSO DRINKS - Starbucks - Like it or not, the world is becoming a smaller place due to globalization, and the coffee world is no exception. Starbucks, the mother ship of espresso huts, once again reigns supreme in this category. T
BEST CONCERT OF THE YEAR - Dave Matthews Band at the Gorge - Was it the band, the venue or the three-day booking? We're thinking it had to have been a combination of all three that made the Dave Matthews Band gig at the Gorge such a champio