Check out this space all week for chances to instantly win free tickets to the 2008 NYC Wine & Food Festival, which takes over New York in less than 10 days. Right this second, we're giving away a pair of comps toTrends – The New York City Restaurant: Past, Present and Future, a panel discussion with restaurant and food media experts. More: "Join New York food world heavies from around the business as they talk about their favorite restaurants—why they love them and what makes them successful. And, in the hyper-competitive New York City landscape of the biggest, boldest, and most audacious restaurants in the world, what restaurants of the future will look like. Personalities Attending: Bobby Flay, Alan Richman, John McDonald and Jennifer Baum; Moderated by Ben Leventhal." These tickets go to the first person to email us the year in which Mesa Grill opened. Contest boilerplate language here. No purchase necessary. Please don't enter if you can't attend. Blah blah stop reading and email.
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