A favorite for three years' running, Rooster's waitress Jammie Lafon-Payne must have what it takes.

A favorite for three years' running, Rooster's waitress Jammie Lafon-Payne must have what it takes.

Lafon-Payne, who has been at the restaurant for more than a dozen years, insists she loves her job, only the second she's ever had. Her camaraderie with the customers keeps them coming back for Rooster's hearty breakfasts and homemade pies — and keeps them filling out the Readers' Choice ballots in her favor.

The restaurant is at 350 E. Barnett Road.

Other favorites: Rogue Valley Country Club and 4 Daughters Irish Pub, both of Medford