Shake Shack finally opening in Seattle and Food & Wine's pick for Washington state's best barbecue spot were among the most popular Food & Drink stories the past year.

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Where can you get Seattle’s best burger? What’s the deal with that Shake Shack line? Just how awesome is Edouardo Jordan? And perhaps the ultimate: Where can you get two orders of pasta and a bottle of wine for $35?

These are some of the questions behind The Seattle Times’ most-read Food & Drink stories of 2018. And you’ll find all the answers in the articles, ranked in order below. Happy reading about eating!

1. Readers have spoken: This is Seattle’s best burger spot

2. Top 17 new Seattle-area cheap eats for 2018 — plus 9 more to try

3. Seattle’s top 4 burger spots — ranked by Seattle Times critics

4. Cheers to Costco! A sommelier picks his 5 favorite bottles of Kirkland wine.

5. Food & Wine declares Washington state’s best barbecue spot

6. Dozens of bars boycott heralded Melvin Brewing over sexual-misconduct allegation, ‘bad-boy’ culture

7. Dining Out: 10 essential Seattle restaurants

8. Shake Shack Seattle opening date announced — get ready to line up

9. Seattle chef Edouardo Jordan wins big at the 2018 James Beard awards, bringing home two prizes

10. The best dinner-for-two deal in Seattle: a bottle of wine and 2 pasta entrees for $35