Next Monday, Eater will present the 2012 Eater Awards, our third annual celebration of all that's made America's restaurant world run—and run wild—in the past 12 months. During the past 24 hours, readers voted for Chef of the Year and gave the nod to LloydMartin's Sam Crannell. Now it's time for Restaurant of the Year.
Here's how the voting works across the board: Eater editors have named nominees for each of five major categories. Eater readers will vote, narrowing the nominees to three finalists. From those three finalists, the Eater editorial team will select a winner. Ready to play your part? This poll will be open for 24 hours; voting irregularities will be strictly policed.
It's time to get out the vote for Restaurant of the Year: