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Dana Cowin editor of Food & Wine with Justin Yu of Oxheart March 2014
Food & Wine already named Justin Yu a Best New Chef. He's now a two-time James Beard Award finalist for Best Chef Southwest. FWScout/Twitter
Hugo Ortega 2014 James Beard Awards
Can four-time finalist Hugo Ortega finally take home a James Beard Award? Paula Murphy/Twitter