Seven Philly chefs are among the 10 nominees for people's best chef in the Mid-Atlantic region in Food & Wine's voting, which went live this morning.
Erik Bruner-Yang of D.C.'s Yoki Underground
Jason Cichonski of Queen Village's Ela
Christopher Kearse of East Passyunk's Will BYOB
Joshua Lawler of Washington Square West's The Farm & Fisherman
Cedric Maupillier of D.C.'s Mintwood Place
Kevin Sbraga of Avenue of the Arts' Sbraga
Sylva Senat of Avenue of the Arts' Tashan
Kevin Sousa of Pittsburgh's Salt of the Earth
Lee Styer of East Passyunk's Fond
Greg Vernick of Rittenhouse's Vernick Food & Drink
The poll is open here.
(This is not to be the confused with the James Beard Awards for best chef in the Mid-Atlantic, whose roster of finalists will be announced March 18. Maupillier, Senat and Styer are among the semifinalists.)