For the eighth time, Cindy Wolf has been named a finalist for the James Beard Award, one of the food industry’s top honors.
The James Beard Foundation announced the finalists at a conference Wednesday in Houston. Winners will be named at a gala May 6 in Chicago.
Clavel Mezcaleria, the Remington restaurant known for its innovative take on Mexican food, was named a semifinalist in the Outstanding Bar Program category, but did not go on to become a finalist.
Wolf was named to the Best Chef: Mid Atlantic list. She has been a finalist eight times and never won the category.
In a statement, Wolf said she was “honored, happy and excited to be nominated again. There is...