A dish Meridian in Dallas.
Photo courtesy of Meridian


The Resy Guide to the 2023 James Beard Nominees in Texas


This year’s James Beard Foundation Awards class of semifinalists has been unveiled, and as usual, Texas has a host of nominees. This year’s class is led by Dallas’ Italian favorite Lucia, which is up for Outstanding Restaurant in the country, and Chris Williams of Houston standout Lucille’s, who is nominated for Outstanding Restaurateur.

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