As is the tradition at Eater, our closeout of the year is a survey of friends, industry types, bloggers, and readers. We've covered standbys, newcomers, 'hoods, one-word descriptions of the year, dining surprises, single best meals and breakups. But enough about the past -- it's prediction time.Oak Cliff's Mesa's got the mole. [Photo: Elliott Munoz/Mesa Official Facebook]
Q: What are your dining world headline predictions for 2012?
Sarah, BigDFoodTrucks: Italian finally arrives in Dallas. Thank God.
Stephanie Hawkes, DFW Food Truck Foodie: "Cities Figure Out How To Grow When They Let The Food Truck Industry Grow"
José Ralat Maldonado, The Taco Trail: Mexican Cuisine Drowns Tex-Mex and Southern Food in Mole
Daniel "BBQ Snob" Vaughn, Full Custom Gospel BBQ: Locally made sausages and beer take over Dallas.