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James Beard Awards, Anticipated Restaurants, and More

In case you missed them, here are the top stories from the week in Eater:


Recapping the week in Eater: Monday was the James Beard Foundation Awards (see all the winners and the after-party hangover observations). There was a look at the 35 most anticipated openings of Spring and Summer across the country and a Heatmap of the hottest doughnut shops.

Canadian mental health expert said that taking lots of pictures of food can indicate health or mental problems and Bravo confirmed the rumors that Top Chef would be shooting in New Orleans. And on the cookbook beat, there was a first look at Daniel Vaughn's The Prophets of Smoked Meat and Robb Walsh's Barbecue Crossroads. Also a preview of Alex Atala's upcoming book and news of a book deal for a cookbook from Brooklyn's Battersby.

In addition, Eater presented three Young Guns semi-finalists: Alex Pemoulie (Thirty Acres, Jersey City), Heidi Brown (Restaurant at Meadowood, St. Helena, CA), and Tyler Malek (Salt & Straw, Portland, OR).

Here now, the top stories from the week in Eater:

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1) Winners: 2013 James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards and Hangover Observations


2) 35 Most Anticipated Openings of Spring and Summer


3) 23 Hottest Doughnut Shops in America Right Now


4) Photographing Food May Be Sign of Mental Illness


5) Daniel Vaughn's The Prophets of Smoked Meat


6) The Trailer for Somm, on the Master Sommelier Exam


7) The Quotable Bourdain: Parts Unknown in Québec: Just the One-Liners


8) The Criminally Rad Trailer for Next's Vegan Menu


9) Giles Coren Slams Stereotypical World's Best Restaurant and The Director Defends It


10) Top Chef Season 11 in New Orleans, Bravo Confirms