Best of 2019

The Best of Seattle in 2019

A few of our favorite things

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Lauren Alexander, Andrew Hoge, Daria Kroupoderova, Chelsea Lin, Jorn Peterson, Ariel Shearer and Gemma Wilson

Best of 2019: Seattle Chef and Restaurateur Melissa Miranda

Chef Melissa Miranda doesn’t just make killer food, she’s a force for good in the Seattle restaurant scene. From her new Beacon Hill Filipinx restaurant Musang, Miranda weighs in on the food and the community that inspire her

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Gemma Wilson

Best of 2019: CBD Becomes Seattle’s Favorite Way to Chill

Has everyone around here found bliss or is it just the CBD?

From left: The Royal Treatment, Blackberry Buzz and The Jitterbug from Cleen Craft

Daria Kroupoderova

Best of 2019: Our Favorite Seattle Bites

Editor-in-chief Chelsea Lin eats out more than she’d like to admit—all in the name of research, of course. Here, she shares her 10 best meals of the year

Adjarian khachapuri from Dacha Diner

Chelsea Lin

Best of 2019: Our Favorite Seattleites

In a year full of awful news, the stories of these everyday heroes helped keep the joy alive

Muralist Desmond Hansen

Ariel Shearer & Jorn Peterson

Best of 2019: Favorite New Hotels

Many new hotels in Seattle use artful decor to liven up their lodgings

A fireplace framed by a circular mirror and teal tile hearth rounds out the Wes Anderson vibe in this cozy lobby lounge

Ariel Shearer

Best of 2019: Favorite Retail Experiences

Who's ready to shop 'til they drop?

PATIENCE, PATIENCE: For the duration of Glossier’s pop-up, the line stretched down the block

Andrew Hoge

Best of 2019: Seattle Museum and Art Space Openings

The Burke Museum’s modern makeover celebrates transparency

HELLO, THERE: This massive mastodon skeleton greets visitors in the Burke’s new entrance hall

Gemma Wilson

Best of 2019: ‘Real Change’ Turns 25

'Real Change' celebrates a quarter-century of making a meaningful difference

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Gemma Wilson