Jennifer James

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    James Beard Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists Announced

    opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tears​It's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    The James Beard Awards Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced

    Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?​The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>

  • News

    April 8, 2008

    For Some Black Parents, the New Home Room is Home

    Public schools are failing black boys, say a growing number of parents who are homeschooling

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2007

    Democracy at Work in the 40th

    For residents of the 40th council district in central Brooklyn, yesterday was Election Day, as 10 candidates vied to take the seat vacated by Yvette Clarke, who ascended to Congress back in November. Since none of the 10 have held elected office before (unless being St. Vincent's ambassador to the U ... More >>