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The Bib Tournament of Restaurants

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The Bib

16 new, noteworthy New York City restaurants. 15 opinionated judges. 3 weeks of head-to-head battles. 1 winner.


Welcome to The Bib!

Inspired by our annual Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks, we've partnered with our hungry friends over at Eater and our Piglet co-conspirator Charlotte Druckman to see what happens when you bracket up the 16 most talked about restaurants to open in NYC in 2010-2011 and recruit a talented bunch of people to decide their fate.

Starting this Wednesday July 27th, we'll announce a decision every weekday for 3 weeks. Every day, 2 restaurants will face off and one of our judges (see below: writers, designers, musicians, web pioneers, and other mavens of pop culture) -- who has dined at both -- tells all and announces which restaurant will move on in the competition.


Eater.comThen, together with Eater, we'll throw a smashing party on Monday, August 15th to announce the winner, plus a People's Choice Award. (Remember last year's Piglet Party? It was a good time.) The results will be announced to the rest of the world online the following day.

And yes, we know a lot of you don't live in New York, but you can still follow along -- consider it vacation planning!

The Restaurants


The Judges


Tags: Ephemera, Restaurants