In case you somehow missed the news, the James Beard Awards will take place in Chicago next May. This morning's announcement came with a flurry of champagne and selfies in Millennium Park, with Rahm Emanuel joining a host of notable Chicago chefs along with Choose Chicago, James Beard Foundation, and Illinois Restaurant Association representatives.
Whether in attendance or not, much of the local food community celebrated over Twitter. Check out a few of the best tweets below.
James Beard Awards will take place in CHICAGO on May, 4 2015. The 10th anniversary of Alinea will doubly special!!— nick kokonas (@nickkokonas) May 20, 2014
Cant help but feel like today was a national acknowledgment of what an important restaurant city we are. Congrats to everyone.— kevin boehm (@kevinboehmboka) May 20, 2014
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