The James Beard Foundation just released the semifinalists for its 2015 restaurant and chef awards, to be announced May 4.
One of the most coveted awards given by the culinary association is for “best new restaurant,” given to a restaurant opened within the calendar year “that already displays excellence in food, beverage, and service, and that is likely to make a significant impact in years to come.”
The 25 semifinalists were selected from more than 38,000 entries by a panel of top food critics. Given that thousands of restaurants open in the US each year, these 25 are truly the best of the best. They are listed in alphabetical order.
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