Posts Tagged ‘James Beard Foundation’

Barmini, Komi, and Others Are Semifinalists For the James Beard Awards

Finalists will be announced March 24, and the winners will be named at an awards ceremony in New York on April 24.

James Beard Loves D.C.: Local Semifinalists For Foodie Oscars Announced

The esteemed James Beard Foundation today announced a bevy of semifinalists for its coveted chef and restaurant awards and the D.C.-area food scene is well represented. Eater DC has a comprehensive breakdown. Among the noms: Fiola and Little Serow each get a nod in the "Best New Restaurant" category. Palena's Frank Ruta is in the […]

Quick Feeding: José Andrés Wins Best Outstanding Chef in Beard Awards; Plus, Nettle Soup!

Awards Season Continues! D.C.'s big winner at the James Beard Foundation awards—besides Tim Carman, of course—is José Andrés, who was honored last night with the foundation's outstanding chef award. (Look at the José-inspired tweet storm!) In Mid-Atlantic regional action, Eater notes the "[e]ven though [D.C.] had three of the five nominees—including Cathal Armstrong (Restaurant Eve), […]

Last Week’s Leftovers: Try the Duck Reuben, Not the Corona-Dipped Fish

Dishes We Dug:  Waffle burger (pictured) at Locolat; cheese steak tartare at  Bourbon Steak; smoked duck reuben, ramp dough balls, armangnac-date pudding with Guinness toffee sauce at Poste; royal po'boy with barbecue shrimp and collard greens at Bayou; New Haven pie (white clams, garlic, olive oil, pecorino romano, oregano) at Pete's Apizza. Dishes We Didn't: […]

Craft Beer Creeps onto James Beard Foundation Award Nominee List for Second Year

Beer gets beaten up by wine all the time. But a sure sign that my favorite beverage is elbowing its way up to the same status wine and spirits have long enjoyed is this year's list of nominees for James Beard Foundation awards. In what is considered the equivalent of the Oscars for the food […]

Quick Feeding: More Farragut Sq. Food Truck Trouble; RAMMY Nominees Named

Park Police vs. Mobile Foodies: There are more reports that the U.S. Park Police, which has jurisdiction over Farragut Square, but not the curb and street where food trucks do their business, has been "hassling" food truck operators. [DCist] Awards Season: On the heels of the James Beard Foundation nominees being named earlier this week, […]

Beard Awards Roundup: NYC As the New Hollywood

It's pretty clear the James Beard Foundation would like its annual awards gala to be considered on par with  the Oscars, the Emmys, and the Grammys, and much of the media world reported on the Beard ceremonies as such. Take a look for yourself: Daily Blender has red carpet photos. How many of these faces […]

Carol Blymire to Live Blog the Beard Awards

Blymire representin' with the Wienermobile Y&H has made no secret of his affection for Carol Blymire's Alinea at Home blog, in which the self-described "single chick in a broke-ass kitchen with no culinary training" cooks her way through one of the most complicated cookbooks on earth. For fun, no less. I'm not the only one […]

Making Sense of the Repetitive James Beard Nominations; RAMMYs to Announce its Nods Tomorrow

As many of you know already, the James Beard Foundation Tweeted its way through the nominees this morning for its annual Beard Awards. The D.C. market fared well once again, both in the restaurant/chef and journalism categories. Don't worry, I'm not here to toot my own horn. I'm here instead to point out a potentially […]

D.C. Chefs/Restaurants Shut Out in 2009 Beard Awards

Did you hear that? Utter radio silence. Y&H expected a cacophony of food blog and board commentary today following the announcement of the 2009 James Beard Awards for restaurants and chefs.  But after the D.C. area got the cold shoulder last night at the Beard ceremony in the Big Apple, there has been little hand-wringing […]

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