Baltimore chef Cindy Wolf is again a James Beard Award finalist

The dining room at Boka

The dining room at Boka

Three San Antonio chefs made the James Beard semifinalist list of 2018 Restaurant and Chef Award, announced February 15 - chefs Diego Galicia and Rico Torres of Restaurant Mixtli and McHugh. Landau co-owns the restaurant with wife Kate Jacoby.

In the regional chef competition for Best Chef: South, Nina Compton of Compère Lapin (and the soon to open Bywater American Bistro) is nominated, along with Slade Rushing of Brennan's and Kristen Essig and Michael Stoltzfus of Coquette. Vedge marked six years in business last Fall. He also once worked at the Madison restaurant Harvest.

Outstanding Chef: Kinch and Kostow will go up against Donald Link of Herbsaint in New Orleans, Gabrielle Hamilton of Prune in New York City and Ashley Christensen of Poole's Diner in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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The James Beard culinary winners will be announced on May 7 in Chicago. Landau was nominated in the same category previous year.

Best New Restaurant: The Charter Oak in St. Helena is vying for this title against two Southern California restaurants (Kismet in Los Angeles, Felix Trattoria in Venice), one Seattle one (JuneBaby) and one NY one (Empellon Midtown).

Bacchanal is a finalist for Outstanding Wine Program and Cure is a finalist for Outstanding Bar Program.

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Ellen Yin, who helped transform Old City two decades ago with the bistro Fork and with partners grew an empire that includes, High Street on Market, and High Street on Hudson in New York City, was nominated for restaurateur of the year.

Outstanding Baker: Perennial nominees Belinda Leong and Michel Suas of B. Patisserie in San Francisco are again finalists for this award.

Madison chef Jonny Hunter from Forequarter restaurant on Johnson Street was nominated last month in the same "Best Chef: Midwest" category, but didn't advance to the final round. The design firms responsible for the look are Aidlin Darling Design with the a I m project. Ella Brennan, Martin's mother and Brennan's aunt, received the same honor in 1984 and received the James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.

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