Fat by Jennifer McLagan came up big, winning for Single Subject and Cookbook of the Year — read the reviewed on EMD.
The James Beard Awards were last night, and with 6 out of our 10 cookbook picks coming up golden, we're calling the evening a success. A hearty congrats to the winners.
Our Pick: Cooking [...]
At last night's Beard Awards for media, the winner in the "TV Food Segment, National/Local" category was CBS News Sunday Morning's "In a Pinch," with host Martha Teichner. CBS beat out Chicago's ABC 7 News Friday Night Special, "Hungry Hound," and ABC News's Nightline segment "Platelist."
In "In a Pinch," the camera visits Per Se and [...]
The theme of this year's James Beard awards gala is "Women in Food." The gala, it's worth noting, is not the awards ceremony — it's the post-ceremony tasting reception, in which black-tie-clad winners and losers mingle with paying-ticket plebes and starstruck food journalists to fight over bite-sized skewers of foie gras, and cluster around [...]
There's no denying 2008 was a great year for cookbooks, and there's stiff competition amongst the nominees for the James Beard Foundation's annual book awards across the board.
From Southern home-style to decadent avant garde, the main theme this year was innovation, both literary and culinary. The Foundation has some hard decisions to make, but in [...]