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What Does it Take to Be New York City's Best Chef?

By Ali Swenson

The James Beard Awards — AKA “the Oscars of the food world” — are on Monday. Food-obsessed New Yorkers are ready to line up outside the restaurant of this year’s Best Chef in New York City. Khushbu Shah is a senior food editor at Thrillist. She was also on the committee that whittled down the nominees.

Learn more about the 2019 finalists for Best Chef in New York City and track down their restaurants on our interactive map below:


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