Yes, this is a bribe. Let us entice you with free appetizers (perhaps even including some of those hefty meatballs) and drink specials as you help us decide who will win “Best Food and Drink” honors (among more than 100 other categories) at Washington City Paper‘s Best of D.C. 2012 voting party at Carmine’s in Penn Quarter on Jan. 26. The festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. [Note: You must be 21 or older with a valid I.D. to attend.] Voting will also take place online, beginning later this month. Link forthcoming. Mark your calendars now.