San Antonio chef John Russ named a 2023 finalist for James Beard Award

Ernest Servantes and David Kirkland of barbecue spot Burnt Bean Co. in nearby Seguin also are among this year's finalists.

By Nina Rangel

John Russ, chef-owner of classic American restaurant Clementine, has been named a 2023 finalist in the James Beard Foundation Awards, akin to the Grammys of the culinary world. Russ, who's up for Best Chef: Texas, is the sole San Antonio pro to advance to the finalist stage this year from an impressive lineup of six semifinalists selected in January...

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