Photo courtesy of Lyla Lila


Lyla Lila and Lazy Betty Lead Atlanta Nominees for James Beard Awards


This year’s James Beard Foundation Awards semifinalists have been unveiled, and more than a few Atlanta favorites have received some love. This year’s class is led by perennial favorite Lyla Lila, which has been nominated the country’s outstanding beverage program, as well as several standout local chefs up for top regional honors.

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