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Locals nominated for Oscars of the food world

Courtesy: Jamesbeard.org Courtesy: Jamesbeard.org

New York - A lot of locals have a shot at winning one of the most prestigious awards in the food world.

Nominees for this year's James Beard Foundation awards were announced Tuesday. New Orleans' Borgne is up for best new restaurant.  Donald Link of Herbsaint is up for an award in the outstanding chef category. John Besh's August is in the running for the outstanding restaurant award.

The winners will be announced May 6.

Click here for the complete list of nominees, including the six Louisiana chefs up for the "Best Chef in the South" award.

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