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Death & Taxes Edged Out at Last Night’s James Beard Awards

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North Carolina made a strong showing in the semifinal round of the James Beard Award announcements, but after last night's ceremony, the state went home empty handed.

Only Ashley Christensen's Death & Taxes made it into the final round, which was announced in March. At last night's awards ceremony in Chicago, Death & Taxes was in the running for "Best New Restaurant" but was beat out by Shaya, an Israeli-inspired New Orleans establishment.

Christensen won the James Beard Award for best chef: Southeast in 2014. This year, that honor went to Tandy Wilson of Nashville's City House.

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