In our pile of ballots, we discovered a packet from a sixth-grade class at the Imperial School in La Habra. Here are some of their responses (not necessarily the top vote-getters, just the ones we liked the bestl . .)
BEST cookie chain: Oreos.
BEST place for a romantic meal: Sizzler.
BEST place for an expensive meal: Sizzler; Marie Callender's.
BEST Italian restaurant: Pizza Hut.
BEST Asian restaurant: Round Table.
BEST breakfast: Bob's Big Boy.
BEST seafood: Sizzler.
BEST cup of coffee: Yuban.
BEST sandwich shop: Kentucky Fried Chicken.
BEST happy hour: Magic Mountain.
BEST health food store: Longs Drugs, CVS.
BEST restaurant view: El Torito.
BEST place to take the kids: Amusement parks.
WORST place to take the kids: School.
BEST place to bike: Sidewalks.
BEST place to walk: (You guessed it) Sidewalks.
BEST waves: Big.
WORST waves: Tidal.
BEST O.C. politician: Ronald Reagan.
BEST O.C. or L.A. newscaster: Connie Chung.
BEST place to get caught in traffic: Corona del Mar (you can look in the store windows); a drive-up window; a drive-in.
Car I'd most want to drive: Lamborghini; Ferrari Testarossa; Porsche; Limo; BMW. . . .
Car I wouldn't be caught dead in: Pinto.