Jun 10, 2024 - News

Live from the James Beard Awards

Animated illustration of salt and pepper shakers posing on a red carpet as cameras flash.

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Join Axios Local tonight as we broadcast live from the red carpet at the James Beard Awards in Chicago.

Why it matters: These awards are the Oscars of the culinary world. This year, the owners of beloved East African Detroit restaurant Baobab Fare, Hamissi Mamba and Nadia Nijimbere, are among five nominees nationwide for outstanding restaurateur.

The vibe: Our reporter colleagues from Axios Chicago will be there interviewing chefs and celebrities as they stroll into the gala.

You can watch on Instagram Live, starting at 5pm.

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