Our own Peter Dale of The National is in the running for Food & Wine magazine’s People’s Best New Chef, Southeast (see: www.foodandwine.com/peoples-best-new-chef/southeast). And before you get all bent out of shape over Peter’s not exactly being “new” to the field, he’s not the only one, and Food & Wine also refers to the competitors as “up-and-coming,” which is more accurate. He’s currently crushing everyone else on the ballot, but that doesn’t mean he couldn’t use your vote. If you go click the button for Peter (only once per IP address), then join The National’s thank-you event as “attending” (link: www.facebook.com/events/179403055508303/), you could win a nice dinner for two. Leave a nice comment on the Facebook event page and you get another chance. Voting is open through Sunday (Mar. 11), so get on it.
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