Today, we're letting you all predict which restaurants, restaurateurs, and chefs are going home with the big wins at tonight's James Beard Awards. Next up: Best New Restaurant and Outstanding Restaurant. Michael White is neck and neck with Eleven Madison Park's Daniel Humm in the reader poll for Best Chef NYC, but can his Marea clinch this win here? Or will it be our other hometown hero, Locanda Verde? Whatever the outcome, here's hoping it at least goes to the home team.
Will Babbo miss this award once again?