James Beard Foundation Announces 2016 America’s Classics Award Honorees

February 25, 2016

JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2016 AMERICA’S CLASSICS AWARD HONOREES

The James Beard Foundation announced today the five recipients of its 2016 America’s Classics Award. The America’s Classics Award is given to restaurants that have timeless appeal and are cherished for quality food that reflects the character of their community. The 2016 honorees join the ranks of nearly 100 restaurants that have received the award since the category was introduced in 1998. This year’s winners will be celebrated at the 26th annual James Beard Foundation Awards, taking place on Monday, May 2, 2016, at Lyric Opera of Chicago.

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