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Some of L.A.'s best chefs snubbed at the James Beard Awards

Some of L.A.'s best chefs snubbed at the James Beard Awards

Despite this city’s bustling, diverse, lauded culinary scene, Los Angeles chefs and restaurants didn’t win a single award at Monday night’s 27th annual James Beard Foundation Awards in Chicago.

Michael Cimarusti (Providence and Connie and Ted’s), Jeremy Fox (Rustic Canyon Wine Bar and Seasonal Kitchen), Ludo Lefebvre (Trois Mec, Petit Trois, Trois Familia) and Travis Lett (Gjelina and Gjusta), four chefs who have contributed greatly to elevating L.A.’s dining scene, were all nominated for Best Chef West. (All four of these L.A. chefs are fixtures on

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