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The James Beard Awards guide

Get set for another year of food-and-drink winners, surprises and snubs at the James Beard Awards

UPLAND bone in aged ny strip
Photograph: Paul WagtouiczBone-in aged NY strip at Upland

It’s that time of the year again, foodies—the James Beard Awards are almost upon us. To get you up-to-speed on the biggest night in food, check out this year’s nominees—which include some of the best new restaurants of 2017, as well as the country's best bars, Italian restaurants and more—and see how they stack up to previous James Beard Awards finalists. This is your handy guide to all of the nominees and winners of the James Beard Awards.

What are the James Beard Awards?

Established in 1990, the James Beard Awards are annual awards presented by the James Beard Foundation for excellence in cooking, restaurant design, food journalism, cookbook authorship, and more.

When are the James Beard Awards?

The James Beard Awards will take place at the Lyric Opera of Chicago on Monday, May 7, 2018.

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