Best of C-VILLE

Christian's Pizza, which has four locations in the Charlottesville area, is venturing down I-64 to open a branch in Richmond. Photo: Jason Lappa

Best pizza 2013: Christian’s Pizza

Christian’s Pizza 118 W. Main St. 977-9688 Runner-up: Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie 3586 Monacan Trail Rd. 245-0000 In a memorable scene from a season three episode of “Breaking Bad,” Bryan Cranston’s character throws a pizza on top of his garage, gets in his car, and drives away. In interviews with Cranston, he explains […]

Best shoe repair service 2013: Ace Shoe Repair

Ace Shoe Repair 230 Zan Rd. 973-9011 Runner-up: Bob’s Leather & Shoe Repair 1718 Hydraulic Rd. 978-2983 When the Downtown Mall’s bricks were replaced four years ago, it was in no small part due to complaints from high heel-loving ladies—walking Downtown was a minefield of holes ready to swallow pumps. We’d imagine around that […]

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Best place for a man’s suit: JoS. A. Bank

JoS. A. Bank Barracks Road Shopping Center 244-0015 Runner-up: Men’s Wearhouse Charlottesville Fashion Square Mall 29th Place 973-8094 Fitting a suit is a fine science. Shoulder width, chest size, and arm length have to perfectly sync up to ensure that you look less like George Costanza and more like George Clooney when you […]