John Harris

  • Dining

    October 31, 2012

    Exchange Alley: The Big Easy Apple

    Paul Gerard brings us a touch of New Orleans

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    The 2011 James Beard Award Finalists Are...

    ​Earlier this afternoon in Portland, OR, the James Beard Foundation announced the finalists for the 2011 James Beard Awards. So without further ado, the nominees, after the jump:

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Howard Kurtz Is Not Too Big To Join the Kurt Bardella Pile On After Darrell Issa Snafu

    ​Howard Kurtz, the former Washington Post media critic and current Washington bureau chief at The Daily Beast, suffered some embarrassment earlier this year when he admitted to waiting six weeks before running a correction on a factually inaccurate article. Kurtz thought he was speaking with u ... More >>

  • 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

    August 7, 2010

    Sexy Exes: 'Who Needs More News?' Asks Washington Post, A Newspaper, About Rival TBD's Launch

    ​In Saturday's Style section profile of forthcoming Washington, D.C. local news site TBD, the Washington Post does not even attempt to hide its disdain for the project, helmed by ex-WaPo people. " -- odd name, but let's move on," the article begins. What are we moving onto? Another dig, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Colicchio, Boulud, White, Humm Big Winners in Last Night's Beard Awards

    ​Pomp, circumstance, product placement, and varying levels of inebriation all converged at Avery Fisher Hall last night for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Many white men were awarded large gold pendants that dangled from green sashes. It was a particularly good night for New York, wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    The James Beard Awards List of Final Nominees Is Fully Operational

    It's been a busy morning at the James Beard Foundation: right on the heels of its list of finalists for its Media and Journalism Awards comes its roster of final nominees for its Restaurant and Chef Awards, announced on the Beard Foundation's Twitter page. Beard on Beard​New York has done we ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    James Beard Semifinalists Announced

    The semifinalists for the illustrious James Beard awards have been announced, with a quite a few hometown favorites in the lot, including Dan Barber and Tom Colicchio in the the Outstanding Chef category; Babba and Jean George for Outstanding Restaurant;  Corton, Momofuku Ko, and Scarpetta for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    A Blue Fitzmas for Rightbloggers -- But Wait'll Next Year!

    Christmas is coming and, like Scrooge conducted to the Crachits' by the Ghost of Christmas Present, we peer in at the rightbloggers' meager festivities, though we confess the effect is less improving for us than it was for Dickens' miser. We see their tables laden with but small dishes, their tree g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2007

    Washington Post Nabs Kornblut From the Times

    Hmmm . . . Maybe the Washington Post would be good . . . (Via the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life) As the political race for the 2008 election heats up, so does the corollary battle between the New York Times' and the Washington Post's political desks. The latest salvo has been the Post's sn ... More >>

  • Music

    July 5, 2005

    Look Back in Anger

    In 1997, Britpop was going to eclipse the Beatles, and the P.M. was king. What happened?

  • News

    February 20, 2001
  • NYC Life

    October 31, 2000

    Campaign Pains

    The Election’s Only a Week Away. Care to Predict?

  • News

    March 9, 1999
  • News

    December 22, 1998

    We're Saving Our Own Lives

    Black activists will confront killer diseases at upcoming AIDS forum in Harlem