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James Beard Awards

Why Bazaar's Spanish Chef Got a James Beard Award

Jay Weston | Posted 07.17.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The James Beard Foundation has just acknowledged that 41-year old Spanish-born Chef José Andrés is simply the most inventive, innovative, and amusing character in our culinary universe.

The Problem With The James Beard Awards

Time | Posted 07.11.2011 | Home

The James Beard Awards are often called "the Oscars of the food world," and not unjustly. There is the same endlessly parsed nominating process, the b...

The 2011 James Beard Awards: A First-Timer's Recap

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 07.10.2011 | Home
Marie Elena Martinez

It was a good night for New York and a good night for women in food. A New York girl attending my first James Beard Awards, I couldn't have been happier about the winners. Here, a quick recap of the night's events.

Jam, Eat, Shop: The Jazz Fest Weekend Experience

Stephanie Keller | Posted 07.10.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

In true New Orleans fashion, the food was exceptional, especially by festival standards, offering local staples and fair ground oddities like soft shell crab po' boys, boiled crawfish and muffulettas.

José Andrés, Danny Meyer Win Big At James Beard Awards

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 07.09.2011 | Home

*Scroll down for the complete list of 2011 James Beard Foundation Award winners* J.M. Hirsch, Associated Press: Small plates have earned Jose A...

Josh Ozersky On The 2011 James Beard Awards

Josh Ozersky | Posted 07.09.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


James Beard Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards Announced

Posted 07.07.2011 | Home

The 2011 book, broadcast and journalism James Beard awards were announced Friday night at a dinner in New York City hosted by Gail Simmons and Ted All...

Ruth Bourdain Wins James Beard Award

AP | By J.M. HIRSCH | Posted 07.07.2011 | Home

-- Ruth Bourdain: acerbic, androgynous, foul-mouthed, totally fictitious and now...? James Beard Foundation winner. On Friday, the so-called Oscars ...

Getting Chatty at Tupper Club with Marea's Chef Michael White

Gastronomista | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

What began long ago as a direct sales scheme for housewives to earn some independent income quickly became a storied opportunity to convene, commiserate, and engage in a bit of commerce.

Some Foodies Flustered At Ruth Bourdain James Beard Nomination

Slashfood | Slashfood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Ruth Bourdain, the Twitter sage we've all come to love for lines like "You haven't truly celebrated St. Patrick's Day until you've sous-vided a whole ...

The James Beard Noms Are Out

Audarshia Townsend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Audarshia Townsend

At last year's James Beard Foundation Awards, Avenues' chef Curtis Duffy was tapped to cook for the ceremony. Today, Duffy finds himself among the Beard honoree elite.

James Beard Award Nominations Announced

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The final nominations for the 2011 James Beard Awards -- including Restaurant and Chef, Restaurant Design and Graphics, Books, Broadcast, Journalism, ...

The Reality of the Beard Award Noms

Audarshia Townsend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Audarshia Townsend

Three of Chicago's nominees for the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards are pretty much celebrities in their own right.

James Beard Awards Semifinalists Announced

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The James Beard Foundation has announced the semifinalists in restaurants and chefs for the 2011 James Beard awards -- including pastry chefs, restaur...

Forget Summer: Why Maine Is a Year-Round Culinary Hotbed

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marie Elena Martinez

"I realized that the words 'write local' were just as powerful as the words 'eat local,' and that my home place, Maine, was bursting with stories just as rich, wild, and authentic as rural France."

Judgment, Innovation, and Albert Adria on Day 3 of the International Chefs Congress in NYC

Regina Varolli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Regina Varolli

Day three of's International Chefs Congress kicked off with the finalists of the International Pastry Competition battling it out on the...

James Beard Winner: Michael's Genuine Food & Drink

Raúl de Molina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Raúl de Molina

In a city filled with trendy restaurants, where it's less about the food and more about being seen, Michael's Genuine Food has broken the mold.

Grant Achatz's (Ticketed) "Next Restaurant" Details, Plus A Bar: The Aviary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's been an eventful several weeks for Grant Achatz, Alinea, and co. Just a couple weeks ago, Alinea was named by Chicago magazine as the best resta...

James Beard Awards 2010: Thomas Keller, WaPo Win In Books & Media Portion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

*Scroll down for the full list of 2010 Books, Media & Journalism James Beard Award Winners* *For photos of the rest of the James Beard Award winners ...

The 2010 Beard Awards Once Again Celebrate the Best in Culinary Arts

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Founded in 1986, the James Beard Foundation celebrates and nurtures America's culinary heritage and diversity in order to enhance our appreciation as the legendary cookbook author did.

PHOTOS: James Beard Award Winners 2010; Colicchio, Boulud, McNally, Marea, Alinea Win Honors

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

To see the James Beard Award winners In Books, Media, and Journalism -- awarded Sunday night, May 2 -- click here. To see red carpet photos and vid...

Eric Ripert Predicts James Beard Winners

Grub Street New York | By: | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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James Beard Red Carpet PHOTOS, VIDEO

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

*For more photos and the full results of Monday night's James Beard Awards -- including Outstanding Chef, Restaurant, and best New Restaurant honors -...