Robb Walsh, food writer for the Houston Press, is a finalist in two categories of this year's James Beard Foundation Awards for food writing.
Walsh is a finalist in the category of Newspaper Feature Writing About Restaurants and/or Chefs With or Without Recipes for his feature "Grande Plans," a profile of chef Robert Del Grande.
He is also a finalist in Newspaper Feature Writing With Recipes for "Sex, Death and Oysters," which reported on the status of the Gulf Coast oyster industry.
Winners will be announced May 2.
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