It’s that time of year again–the fast-approaching Beard Awards announced their semi-finalists for the 2011 rounds. Will your favorite new or old eatery make the final cut in March? From NYC to Iowa to Rockport, ME, to Culver City, chefs from coast to coast have their fingers crossed (and knives sharpened? It is a competition, after all). Take a look who made the cut in yesterday’s announcement.