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The Resy Guide to 2023 James Beard Award Nominees in D.C.


This year’s James Beard Foundation Awards class of semifinalists in Washington D.C. and throughout the District reflects the best of the region’s talent — new and established. Nominees include standout interpreters of modern vegan and Vietnamese cuisine, homestyle French bistro cooking, a Deco-era homage, and much more.

Finalists will be announced in March, and awards handed out June 5 in Chicago. The local Resy restaurants that made the cut are listed below; find the full national list here on the Beard Foundation website.