Best Of 2007

BEST BOUTIQUE LIQUOR STORE: American Spirits

BEST BOUTIQUE LIQUOR STORE: Richard Roy of American Spirits.

cheapest in the city, nor does it carry much more than the popular liquors. But you certainly can’t find a more relaxed and knowledgeable staff. Co-owner Richard Roy, a former barkeep, opened the upscale beer, wine and liquor store three years ago, fed up with the watering-hole business. So far, he’s carved out an impressive niche in the fast-growing downtown area, serving condo residents and USF students alike. Oh, and don’t miss the monthly wine tastings. They’re free.