The votes are in! In our eighth-annual Feast 50 issue, we’re highlighting the Kansas City winners and runners-up across 50 categories in the Feast 50 Awards, as voted by you in our readers’ choice poll.

Editor's Note: Past year's winners were not up for consideration in the following five categories: Chef of the Year, Restaurant of the Year, Rising Star, Pastry Chef and Mixologist. To be considered for New Restaurant: Past Year, restaurants must have opened between March 2018  and March 2019. To be considered for Restaurant of the Year, restaurants must have opened before March 2018.

April is a Kansas Citian by way of New Mexico, worker bee, freelance writer and photographer, food, music, animal and travel lover.

Natalie Gallagher is a writer. She’s never met a carb she didn’t like.

Jenny is Feast's contributing editor for Kansas City. She brakes for chef's coats.