Readers’ Choice Awards: Nominate your Snohomish County favorites

It’s time to pick the winning businesses, services, people and places for 2021. Here’s how to make nominations.


It’s time for our annual Readers’ Choice Awards, which recognize your favorite businesses, services, people and places.

Go to through Nov. 19 to make nominations in a variety of categories.

The categories are grouped in the areas of Food & Drink, People, Health & Fitness, Recreation, and Services and Shopping.

The top three to five nominees in each will move on to a voting round, which will start on Dec. 10 and end Dec. 22. Winners will be announced in January.

Have our readers’ tastes changed?

Voting for Readers’ Choice nominations runs Nov. 5-19.

Voting for Readers’ Choice nominations runs Nov. 5-19.

In 2020, despite the pandemic, you let us know where to find the best taco in Snohomish County:

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2020 winner: TACO-BOOK Taqueria

2020 second place: Taco Time

2020 runner up: El Paraiso Mexican Grill

And you shared your favorite spot for BBQ food:

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2020 winner: J & L BBQ Everett

2020 second Place: Jeff’s Texas BBQ

2020 runner up: Moose Creek BBQ-Smokey Point

And told us the best place to get a beer:

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2020 winner: Toggle’s Bottle Shop

2020 second place: Josh’s Taps & Caps

2020 runner up: 5 Rights Brewery

And everything else:

These were your 2020 choices

These were your 2019 choices

Go to and cast your vote for the best of 2021!

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