They call them the Oscars of the food world, a chance to recognize the finest in the culinary industry. The 2014 James Beard Award semifinalists were announced this morning, and several local chefs and restaurants were recognized.See also:Best new restaurants in the Twin Cities 2013Best Service 2013 ... More >>
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While Minnesota chefs and restaurants were well-represented when the semifinalists were announced, fewer were recognized as finalists. The James Beard Awards are regarded as the Oscars of the culinary world. Here are the local nominees who made the cut:
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