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In Conversation With Bobby Flay

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 08.15.2014 | Taste
Gary Villablanca Duff

I caught up with Flay at the James Beard Foundation's Chefs & Champagne® event in the Hamptons, which selected him as this year's honoree.

An Evening of Chefs & Champagne

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste
Gary Villablanca Duff

I ventured out to the Hamptons last weekend for a little glimmer of Food Network royalty in Bobby Flay. The wonderful Chefs and Champagne® event honoring Flay was hosted by the James Beard Foundation and celebrated on the east end's Wölffer Estate Vineyard.

101 Hopeful Food Facts

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) proclaimed 2014 the International Year of Family Farming. There are 500 million smallholder farms worldwide and more than two billion people in the world depend on them for their livelihoods.

Dominique Ansel in Wonderland

Ko Im | Posted 07.10.2014 | Home
Ko Im

Like New York City itself, where there's always movement and people still standing for hours on Spring Street, two seasons after the cronut craze caused a frenzy.

Chefs' Movie Doppelgangers: Famous Chefs At The James Beard Awards

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

At this year's awards we decided to ask our favorite chefs who would play them in a movie version of their life.

Bourdain, Ina Garten Win Big At James Beard Awards

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.05.2014 | Taste

Click here to see the complete list of winners!

Civil Eats Named James Beard Foundation's 2014 Publication of the Year

Naomi Starkman | Posted 07.05.2014 | Green
Naomi Starkman

Civil Eats is a spark that ignited the food movement and this award is for everyone who believes that storytelling can transform the world.

James Beard Foundation Announces Nominees For 2014 Awards

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.18.2014 | Taste

Congratulations to all the nominees!

A Talk With Daniel Patterson & The Artful Chef Event

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 02.08.2014 | Home
Emily Elyse Miller

It became routine as a child, to make my rounds of the property, knowing exactly which staff would give me a piece of candy or cookie. My favorite place to hide was in the pastry kitchen -- of course.

Award-Winning Chef Of Zuni Cafe Dies

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Judy Rodgers, the award-winning chef-owner of San Francisco's Zuni Cafe, has died. She was 57. Gilbert Pilgram, her business p...

Hear Them Roar: Women in White Take on the Gods of Food

Elyse Pasquale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Elyse Pasquale

"I thought it was rather exclusionary," Martha Stewart paused, her eyes narrowed slightly, "I think they wanted people to react." She was referring to TIME Magazine's "Gods of Food" cover story (Nov. 18), which controversially failed to include a single female chef.

Marion Nestle Has Changed The Way We Think And Talk About Food

James Beard Foundation | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
James Beard Foundation

It's hard to remember that many of the truths we take as a given--that advertising influences how we eat as a country, often detrimentally; that agricultural programs sometimes protect businesses rather than people; that public policy can be a powerful tool in shifting how Americans eat and, consequently, their health--are relative newcomers in the national discourse.

Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey: Big Bad Chef's First Cookbook

Sam Hiersteiner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Sam Hiersteiner

Before I sat down to write about John Currence's new cookbook -- Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey -- I surveyed my brown liquor shelf and found just the right courage: a bottle of Willett Rye with one good pump left in it.

5 People Changing The Food System

Posted 07.29.2013 | Green

The James Beard Foundation has announced the five recipients of its annual Leadership Awards. The Leadership Awards honor pioneers in the food system ...

A Week In The Life Of The James Beard Director Of House Programming

Posted 06.26.2013 | Taste

Lots of chefs, lots of food.

Eating the Big Apple

James Beard Foundation | Posted 08.21.2013 | Taste
James Beard Foundation

A new cuisine based on old flavors, local ingredients, nostalgic resonances, and the culinary culture clash.

James Beard Foundation Announces 2013 Restaurant & Chef Winners

Posted 05.07.2013 | Taste

A lot of great winners this year.

James Beard Foundation Announces 2013 Restaurant & Chef Finalists

Posted 03.18.2013 | Taste

The winners will be announced in May.

James Beard Foundation Announces 2013 Restaurant And Chef Semifinalists

Posted 02.19.2013 | Taste

The James Beard Foundation has announced the 2013 restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards (the "Oscars" of the fo...

Entertaining Lessons From James Beard

Alfred Portale | Posted 01.09.2013 | Taste
Alfred Portale

A well-planned party means that you actually get to enjoy your company.

Making A Difference. The World of Giving -- Food Is Joy, Sustenance and a Great Way to Give!

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Did you know September is Hunger Action Month? Here are a few options for you to consider if you're asking, "Where is there hunger and how can I help?"

5 Leaders That Are Changing The Food Landscape

Posted 07.16.2012 | Home

The James Beard Foundation has announced its annual Leadership Awards, which honor people that work in creating a more healthful, sustainable and safe...

James Beard Would Have Loved It

Rozanne Gold | Posted 07.10.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

A very good friend -- a force in the food world -- was watching television in the early evening hours of Monday, May 7th when she saw Beyoncé, on the red carpet in front of a bevy of paparazzi, being interviewed.

PHOTOS: The Big Winners Of The 2012 James Beard Awards

AP | J.M. HIRSCH | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Compost, "crack" and something called cereal milk – unlikely ingredients that have propelled Christina Tosi to the head of her ...

Live Updates From The 2012 James Beard Awards

Posted 05.08.2012 | Home

UPDATE: Here are all the winners: Best New Restaurant Next, Chicago Outstanding Chef Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park in New York Outstan...