Native Austinite Bryce Gilmore of Barley Swine and Odd Duck will have to wait another year for his first James Beard Award. The four-time finalist for the prestigious award lost out to Justin Yu of Houston’s Oxheart on Monday night in Chicago.
Gilmore took the events in stride and was gracious in acknowledging Yu’s victory.
Gilmore’s defeat last year came at the hands of fellow Austinite Aaron Franklin, who was on hand at Monday night’s ceremony serving as one of the Gala Reception Chefs.
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