Looks like we made it. 2012 is just about here.
If you're a last-minute planner, you're in luck. Here's Shannon Armour's guide to New Year's Eve dining
(we're sure there are still reservations available somewhere
) and Benjamin Leatherman's comprehensive list of where to party
More musings after the jump.
Here' s a last look at all things 2011 in the world of food, including critic Laura Hahnefeld's picks for best new restaurants, favorite first tastes
and the most memorable things she put in her mouth
Wishing you a safe and festive New Year's celebration, and a tasty year ahead. Chow Bella's got a lot in store for you in 2012 -- see you next year!