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With 2 entries for the coveted Best New Restaurant category, (recently coronated Top Chef Nicholas Elmi’s Laurel and Momofuko alum Peter Serpico’s Serpico) as well as 2 entries in the Rising Star Chef category (Christopher Kearse, Will and Ben Puchowitz, CHeU Noodle Bar) candidates in every major category including Outstanding Chef (Marc Vetri, Vetri), Outstanding Pastry Chef (Kate Jacoby, Vedge), and Outstanding Restaurant (Fork), Philly weigh’s in as a serious culinary heavy hitter. How long until we get some love from the Euro experts on all things fine dining, Michelin?