The Northshore’s Best

The Northshore's Best
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The Northshore’s Best has been the most trusted resource to find outstanding businesses and service providers in St. Tammany Parish since 2006.  After 17 years of compiling thousands of votes from our loyal readers, The Northshore’s Best has grown to include Tangipahoa Parish as well as Washington Parish! The Northshore’s Best winners are voted for online by the people of our Northshore communities. The results are tallied electronically and any business in the distribution area is eligible to win. We know our list of winning favorites truly represents the best of the Northshore because they were chosen by you, our readers! 

The Northshore’s Best was born from a love for our community. Locally owned and operated businesses showcase our heritage, boost our economy, and enrich our community. When you participate in The Northshore’s Best, you are helping create awareness for new, up and coming businesses, as well as established ones that we all know and love! Each year readers have been able to vote for their favorite locally owned and operated businesses in the following categories: Restaurants, Arts & Entertainment, People, Shopping, Services, Sports & Leisure and Nightlife. Look for your favorites in the April issue of Sophisticated Woman. We are constantly updating the categories to include a broad range of interests and businesses. We invite you to VOTE NOW for 2022 and use the results as a resource for the best businesses and people on the Northshore all year long. As always, we encourage you to shop local and support all of our wonderful community entrepreneurs and professionals.

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Northshore's Best Over The Years

Now in its 18th year, The Northshore’s Best is bigger and better than ever. Every year readers look to the collective opinion of their community to see which businesses, services, health professionals, restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues are chosen as the cream of the crop. West and East St. Tammany, and Tangipahoa Parish residents weigh in on their hometown picks. We welcome the winners to the elite list of area favorites.

Along with congratulating the winners, we’d like to thank all of you who voted. Each year the excitement around the event grows and we had overwhelming participation in our online voting for the 2021 round-up. Your vital input is what makes it possible for us to compile such a vast array of recommendations that are valuable to your neighbors and newcomers to the area all year long.


Sophisticated Woman Magazine is honored to serve as this important link between local businesses and the Northshore communities they serve. We invite you to discover what all of our winners have to offer and look forward to seeing you at our favorite places and events–from the dry cleaner and the grocery to the best eateries and social events of the year.

For the past 30 years, we have provided our readers with information on the best products, services, fashion, health and cultural life on the Northshore. In every issue, Sophisticated Woman Magazine presents an array of lifestyle articles including: gardening, recipes, book reviews, health and fitness information, legal and financial advice, fashion editor’s picks, editor’s picks, retail calendar, community event calendar, information from local leaders, around town segments and of course the Enterprising Woman feature.

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