PEOPLE & POLITICS Best activist/hell-raiser: TIM EYMAN Best politician: JIM MCDERMOTT Best philanthropist: BILL GATES Best capitalist: BILL GATES Best teacher: KATHLEEN WATT OF ST.

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2003 Best of Seattle Winners

PEOPLE & POLITICS Best activist/hell-raiser: TIM EYMAN Best politician: JIM MCDERMOTT Best philanthropist: BILL GATES Best capitalist: BILL GATES Best teacher: KATHLEEN WATT OF ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL Best local entertainer: MR. BENJAMIN Best annual event: BUMBERSHOOT Best source of weather forecasts: KING 5 Best local morning radio show: FISHER & WEST OF THE MOUNTAIN (KMTT 103.7 FM) Best local talk radio host: DAVE ROSS Best local TV newscast: KING 5 Best daily paper: THE SEATTLE TIMES Best columnist at a daily paper: ART THIEL Best local blog: WHAT IS A BLOG? Best .org or .gov Web site: WWW.METROKC.GOV FOOD & DRINK Best brunch: SALTY'S ON ALKI BEACH Best splurge: CANLIS Best restaurant for a date: SALTY'S ON ALKI BEACH Best oyster bar: THE BROOKLYN SEAFOOD, STEAK & OYSTER HOUSE Best fish and chips: IVAR'S Best plain cheese pizza: PAGLIACCI Best Caesar salad: EL GAUCHO Best pho: THAN BROTHERS Best Reuben sandwich: ROXY'S DINER Best Mexican combo plate: MAMA'S MEXICAN KITCHEN Best barbecued pork: DIXIE'S Best vegetarian food: CAFE FLORA Best restaurant burger: RED MILL Best happy hour: MCCORMICK & SCHMICK'S Best classic margarita: EL CAMINO Best classic martini: TINI BIGS Best on-tap beer selection: TAP HOUSE Best booze selection: F.X. MCRORY'S Best Starbucks: PIKE PLACE MARKET LOCATION Best Non-Starbucks: STRANGE BREW COFFEE COMPANY AND CAFFÉ LADRO (TIE) Best bar for drinking alone: HOME Best Washington wine: CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE Best microbrew: REDHOOK ALES ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Best free family entertainment: SEATTLE CENTER Best independent music store: EASY STREET Best place to buy vinyl: PLATINUM RECORDS Best rock club: CROCODILE CAFE Best radio station: KEXP [90.3 FM] Best karaoke: OZZIE'S Best venue for acoustic music: TRACTOR TAVERN Best mainstage theater: PARAMOUNT THEATRE Best fringe theater: THEATER SCHMEATER Best local actor: LARRY BALLARD Best place to see art: SEATTLE ART MUSEUM Best dance night: '80S NIGHT AT NEIGHBORS Best bowling alley: SUNSET BOWL Best comedy club: GIGGLES Best mini golf: INTERBAY GOLF CENTER Best area casino: MUCKLESHOOT CASINO Best movie theater popcorn: CINERAMA Best local ad campaign: SEATTLE MARINERS Best public artwork: THE FREMONT TROLL Best arts supporter/benefactor: PAUL G. ALLEN FOUNDATIONS Best ride at the Fun Forest (Seattle Center): THE ROLLER COASTER TURF: URBAN LIVING Best neighborhood: CAPITOL HILL Best neighborhood for a cheap rental: BALLARD Best suburb: KIRKLAND Best school: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Best emergency plumbing service: STALWART PLUMBING Best place for people-watching: PIKE PLACE MARKET Best seating section at Safeco Field: BLEACHERS Best place to pick up someone straight: GREEN LAKE Best place to pick up someone gay: NEIGHBOURS Best car for Seattle: MINI COOPER Best used-car lot: WILD WEST AUTO & TRUCK Best downtown parking: PACIFIC PLACE GARAGE Best children's playground: OBER PARK Best supermarket: LARRY'S MARKET Best bus route for meeting new friends: ROUTE NO. 7 Best urban fishing spot: GREEN LAKE Best place to escape tourists: HOME Best nursery: SWANSON'S Best amenity for a monorail station: CLEAN BATHROOMS Best place to get married: ST. JAMES CATHEDRAL AND DISCOVERY PARK (TIE) Best cheesy tourist attraction: THE SPACE NEEDLE Best public rest room: BON-MACY'S Best work of architecture: EXPERIENCE MUSIC PROJECT Best small local park: KERRY PARK info@seattleweekly.com

 
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