Photo courtesy Mourad

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The Bay Area’s Nominees For the 2023 James Beard Awards


This year’s James Beard Foundation Awards class of semifinalists has been unveiled, and as usual, the San Francisco Bay Area has a host of nominees. This year’s class is led by SoMa’s Cal-Moroccan showstopper Mourad, which is up for Outstanding Restaurant in the country, and Mission favorite Trick Dog, which is up for Outstanding Bar.

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