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Portland chefs and authors took home top honors at the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards, the annual Oscars of the culinary world presented in New York City. Chef Gabriel Rucker of the Stumptown restaurants Le Pigeon and Little Bird was named Best Chef Northwest. It was the second Beard award for the 32-year-old chef who continues to make headlines for his bold and inventive cuisine. “I wasn’t prepared at all,” said Rucker who was among nearly two dozen chefs cooking at the gala and accepted the award in his chef’s coat. How is it to be a two-time Beard award winner within two years? Said Rucker:” That’s crazy stuff. I don’t even know.” In 2011,…
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