As is the tradition at Eater, our closeout of the year is a survey of friends, industry types, bloggers, and readers. We've already covered Best Standbys, Top Newcomers, 2012 in One Word, Best Dining Neighborhood, Dining Surprise of the Year, Single Best Meal of the Year and Restaurant Breakups. Now, finally, Headline Predictions for 2013. Readers, please add your thoughts to the comments.
Las Vegas skyline [Photo: Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority]
Q: What are your dining world headline predictions for 2013?
John Curtas, restaurant critic and future star of All Forked Up: LOCAVORES CLAIM FAMILY CANNIBALISM CAN SAVE THE PLANET
GOODMAN: MY RESTAURANT DOESN'T SUCK
ALTON BROWN MARRIES TYLER FLORENCE IN SECRET SEATTLE CEREMONY
Max Jacobson, restaurant critic for Vegas Seven: More top chefs go casual.
Erik Chudy, VegasBurgerBlog: Gordon Ramsay oversaturates Vegas with too many restaurants.
Robin Leach, gossip columnist for the Las Vegas Sun: VEGAS WILL STILL REMAIN ONE OF THE TOP THREE WORLD DINING DESTINATIONS! ANXIOUSLY LOOKING FORWARD TO NEW WYNN/ENCORE VENUES & THE EXPLOSION AT MANDALAY BAY WITH LIGHT GROUP'S NEW INFLUENCE.
Al Mancini, restaurant critic for CityLife and future star of All Forked Up: JOLENE MANINA CONTINUES TO DO SHIT BEYOND MY IMAGINATION
Elaine and Scott Harris, Cuisineist.com: We think many of the city's restaurants should fare better than 2012 mainly because of the movement to tapas or small plates at affordable prices to attract more customers.
Grace Bascos, food writer for Vegas Seven: I got nothing. I'm terrible at predicting trends.
Susan Stapleton, editor of Eater Vegas: Michael White brings his Italian fare west to Vegas. Tony Abou Ganim reinvents the cocktail bar with a new Strip location. Joel Robuchon opens a burger and hot dog joint in a move to satisfy low-end diners. Steve Wynn finally brings Pie Face to Wynn.
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