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Announcing the 2013 Eater Awards for Dallas

It is time now—drumroll, trumpets, gongs.—to announce the winners of the 2013 Eater Awards. In over a dozen categories in 27 cities, the winners comprise a diverse group of the finest and most interesting chefs, operators, and characters in the continent that have defined this year in dining. We applaud them. You are hereby instructed to applaud them. So, without further ado—actually, a few quick pre-ambling thoughts...

To recap, Eater's local editors in 27 cities nominated candidates for five major local categories: Restaurant of the Year, Chef of the Year, Bartender of the Year, So Hot Right Now Restaurant, and Stone Cold Stunner. Eater readers then voted to narrow the field to a final three in each category. From that final three, the Eater editorial team chose the winner. Our Eater National brain trust then got together to decide the national winners for those categories. In addition to these main stage winners, said Eater editorial team has named worthy winners in more specialized categories, for myriad notable achievements.

Nominees and winners alike will be feted at a party tonight in Manhattan. Those winners that couldn't make it should watch their mail for packages containing cans of Italian peeled tomatoes. And now, without further ado, the winners in Dallas:

Click through for the full rundown of winners across the country on Eater National.

Eater Awards 2013

Restaurant of the Year
Nominees: CBD Provisions, FT33, Mot Hai Ba, Spoon Bar & Kitchen, Stampede 66
Finalists: CBD Provisions, Spoon Bar & Kitchen, Stampede 66
Winner: Spoon Bar & Kitchen

Chef of the Year:
Nominees: Tim Byres, Matt McCallister, Andre Natera, John Tesar, Brian Zenner
Finalists: Matt McCallister, John Tesar, Brian Zenner
Winner: Matt McCallister

So Hot Right Now
Nominees: Monkey King Noodle Co., The Slow Bone, Tanoshii Ramen, Truck Yard, Zoli's NY Pizza Tavern
Finalists: Monkey King Noodle Co., Tanoshii Ramen, Truck Yard
Winner: Tanoshii Ramen

Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Eddie "Lucky" Campbell, Michael Martensen, Brian McCullough, Charlie Papaceno, Gabe Sanchez
Finalists: Brian McCullough, Charlie Papaceno, Gabe Sanchez
Winner: Brian McCullough

Stone Cold Stunner
Nominees: Belly & Trumpet, CBD Provisions, Mesero Miguel, Stampede 66, Toko V
Finalists: Belly & Trumpet, Stampede 66, Toko V
Winner: Belly & Trumpet

Empire Builder of the Year
Winner: Jay Jerrier

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