Trying to decide what to eat next? Check out Eater.com’s rundown of the best dining and drinking venues of 2012. Eater readers voted on the top three, and then the Eater editorial team selected the Restaurant of the Year, So Hot Right Now Restaurant, Chef of the Year, Bartender of the Year, and Stone Cold Stunner. Top honors went to S.F. import Mission Chinese Food for best restaurant, Alex Raij of La Vara picked up best chef, and Doug Quinn won bartender of the year. Rosemary’s in the West Vil was deemed So Hot Right Now—and the Stone Cold Stunner? The Nomad.
2012 Eater Awards for New York City