2012 Best of Bethesda

Fitness and Recreation

Best Gym for Fitness Fanatics (Readers' Pick): Equinox

Other Top Vote Getters: Fitness First, Life Time Fitness, Bethesda Sport & Health, Washington Sports Club, Rock Creek Sports Club
Fitness and Recreation

Best Place for Zumba (Readers' Pick): Fitness First

Other Top Vote Getters: Sport & Health, Equinox, Bethesda Sport & Health, Rock Creek Sports Club, Life Time Fitness
Fitness and Recreation

Best Personal Trainer (Readers' Pick): Eric Toussaint, JETT Training

Other Top Vote Getters: Okinyi Ayungo, Kim Teri, Rachel Posell, Steve Basdavanos
Fitness and Recreation

Best New Gym (Readers' Pick): Equinox

Other Top Vote Getters: Crunch Fitness, Irons Fitness, LA Fitness
Fitness and Recreation

Best Yoga & Pilates Studio (Readers' Pick): Balance Studio

Other Top Vote Getters: Down Dog Yoga, Unity Woods Yoga, Potomac Pilates
Food and Restaurants

Best Italian Restaurant (Readers' Pick): Olazzo

Other Top Vote Getters: Pines of Rome, Mamma Lucia, Assaggi Mozzarella Bar, Positano Ristorante Italiano
Food and Restaurants

Best Restaurant Bar (Readers' Pick): Black’s Bar & Kitchen

Other Top Vote Getters: Redwood, Mussel Bar by RW, American Tap Room, Woodmont Grill
Food and Restaurants

Best Brunch (Readers' Pick): Café Deluxe

Other Top Vote Getters: Mon Ami Gabi, Black’s Bar & Kitchen, Redwood
Food and Restaurants

Best Thai Restaurant (Readers' Pick): Tara Thai

Other Top Vote Getters: Sala Thai, Bangkok Garden
Food and Restaurants

Best Indian Restaurant (Readers' Pick): Haandi

Other Top Vote Getters: Passage to India, Indique Heights, Bombay Bistro
Food and Restaurants

Best Cheese Shop (Readers' Pick): Whole Foods

Other Top Vote Getters: Balducci’s, Trader Joe’s
Food and Restaurants

Best Deli (Readers' Pick): Parkway Deli

Other Top Vote Getters: Brooklyn Deli, Taylor Gourmet, Uptown Deli, Bradley Food & Beverage
Food and Restaurants

Best Beer Selection (Readers' Pick): Mussel Bar by RW

Other Top Vote Getters: Rock Bottom, American Tap Room, Freddy’s Lobster + Clams
Food and Restaurants

Best Restaurant for Romance (Readers' Pick): Persimmon

Other Top Vote Getters: Old Angler’s Inn, La Ferme, Grapeseed American Bistro + Wine Bar, Redwood Restaurant & Bar