Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Who will win? Your votes have determined the finalists in the weekly Reader's Choice Chowdown Showdown competition. Now you need to vote for the champion! Vote for your favorite until 5 p.m. Friday.
The nominations are in! We have narrowed down your submissions to the top three finalists in this week's Reader's Choice competition: Ice Cream. After two days of nominations, your comments on local Patch sites, on Facebook and on Twitter have brought us to these finalists: Now it's time to vote again for the Reader's Choice Chowdown Showdown Champion. Cast your vote for one of these three businesses via: Voting will continue through 5 p.m. Friday, April 20. We'll announce the winner on Saturday, April 21. It all depends upon you. So tell us, where is the BEST place in northern Lake County for ice cream?
Saturday, March 31, 2012
See which restaurant was selected by readers' votes in the very spirited contest to select the best French fries in northern Lake County.
After 3,932 votes and more than 43 comments, we are pleased to announce the winner of the spirited Chowdown Showdown competition for best French fries in northern Lake County is Fodrak's in Libertyville! Fodrak's received 2,509 votes, or 63 percent, to take first place. Scooters in Lake Bluff received 1,380 votes, or 35 percent, to take second place in our Reader's Choice poll. The competition online was fast and furious as reader's shared their love of both restaurants. For more information on Fodrak's, visit their Business Directory listing on Libertyville Patch. Here are just a few of the comments from their fans:
Monday, March 26, 2012
Cast your vote now - who has the tastiest French fries in the area?
We are on the hunt for the best place to get French fries in the Grayslake, Lake Forest and Libertyville areas. It's time for our weekly Reader's Choice Chowdown Showdown competition. You know the drill: All you need to do is sign into our site and then comment below with your vote. Feel free to elaborate on why this restaurant’s French fries are fabulous. You have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to let us know the best place for fries. On Wednesday morning, we will post the top three finalists in a poll — as determined by your votes in this article, on Facebook and on Twitter. Then it will be time to vote again for the weekly Chowdown Showdown champion. Voting will continue through 5 p.m. Friday. We will post the Showdown winner first thing …