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Backstreet Cafe Hugo Ortega cooking video October 2013 Tracy Vaught
Both Tracy Vaught and Hugo Ortega are James Beard Award semifinalists.  Photo by Joel Luks
Oxheart Meadowood Justin Yu Samuel Chang
Justin Yu, right, is once again nomination for Best Chef Southwest.  Photo by Eric Sandler
Seth Siegel-Gardner Terrence Gallivan The Pass & Provisions
Terrence Gallivan and Seth Siegel-Gardner earned Best Chef Southwest nominations as well as Outstanding Service for The Pass.  Courtesy of The Pass & Provisions
State of Grace Ford Fry Bobby Matos
Ford Fry, left, earned another nomination for Outstand Restarateur.  Photo by Eric Sandler
Helen Evan Turner William Wright
Sommelier Evan Turner and chef William Wright helped make Helen Greek Food & Wine a Best New Restaurant semifinalist. Courtesy photo