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- Todd Kliman Author and Journalist; Former Food and Wine Editor, "Washingtonian" magazine
- Mark Bucher Founder and Co-owner, BGR The Burger Joint; Owner, Medium Rare
- Fabio Trabocchi Chef, Owner, Fiola, Fiola Mare,
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