The Best of Seattle in 2019

A few of our favorite things

This article appears in print in the December 2019 issue as part of our Best of 2019 cover story. Click here to subscribe.

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens… just kidding. This account of our 2019 highlights features none of Julie Andrews’ favorite things (though crisp apple strudel sounds like the perfect antidote to most of the year’s doom and gloom). What we’ve put together is a collection of top hits that includes everything from our favorite museum opening and best meals to the coolest innovations and Seattleites to make the news this year. Add your favorites to the conversation by tagging us on social media @seattlemag.

Favorite Light Show: September 7 Lighting Storm

Favorite Restaurateur: Melissa Miranda

Favorite Dishes: Editor-in-Chief Chelsea Lin's 10 Best Bites of 2019

Favorite Way to Chill: CBD Trend

Related Content

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

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

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

More than 2,000 lightning strikes occurred between 6 and 11 p.m.