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Talat Market and Tio Lucho Lead Atlanta’s 2024 James Beard Nominees


This year’s James Beard Foundation Awards semifinalists have been unveiled, and Atlanta is feeling the love. This year’s class is led favorites like Tio Lucho, Talat Market, and the standout Southern National, which brought chef Duane Nutter back to town.

Finalists will be announced in April, and awards handed out June 10 in Chicago. The local restaurants available to book on Resy are highlighted below; find the full national list here on the Beard Foundation website.