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jbf-175.jpgFood writer Josh Ozersky on why you should give a crap about the James Beard Awards: "The very somnolence of some of the older Beard judges acts as a buzz-filter, and provides a much-needed counterweight to ephemeral clamor...The hot new joint will never need any help, by definition; but a Beard award - even a nomination! - is forever." [RR]