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Texas culinary scenesters get James Beard nods

Written by , published February 19, 2014


Looking for something tasty in Texas? The 2014 semifinalists in the James Beard Foundation's awards for best chefs and restaurants would be a good place to start. The newly released list is populated with Texas people and places throughout.

Here are the Texas honorees on the list:

Best New Restaurant

Casa Rubia, Dallas

Outstanding Bar Program

Anvil Bar & Refuge, Houston

Outsanding Pastry Chef

Philip Speer, Uchi, Austin and Houston

Outstanding Service

Abacus, Dallas

Mansion Restaurant at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dallas

Outsanding Wine Program

Cafe on the Green at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Irving

Best Chef: Southwest

David Bull, Congress, Austin

Bryce Gilmore, Barley Swine, Austin

Matt McCallister, FT33, Dallas

Hugo Ortega, Hugo's, Houston

Chris Shepherd, Underbelly, Houston

John Tesar, Spoon Bar & Kitchen, Dallas

David Uygur, Lucia, Dallas

Justin Yu, Oxheart, Houston

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