James Beard Media Award Winners Announced
Cookbook of the Year
The James Beard media and cookbook awards were announced last night at a Kelly Choi- and Andrew Zimmern-hosted event at Espace. Cookbook of the Year went to Colman Andrews' The Country Cooking of Ireland, and the other winners were as follows:
Cookbook Hall of Fame: A Book of Middle Eastern Food by Claudia Roden
M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award: Francine Prose, Saveur, "Faith and Bacon"
Television Show, In Studio: French Food at Home with Laura Calder, hosted by Laura Calder on Food Network Canada Television Show, On Location: Chefs A' Field: King of Alaska, hosted by Rick Moonen on PBS
TV Food Personality: Andrew Zimmern from Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern on The Travel Channel
Newspaper Food Section: The Washington Post, Joe Yonan
Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Reviews: Jonathan Gold, L.A. Weekly, "Sauced," "Hot Birria, Cold Cerveza," "Hare Today"
Website Focusing on Food, Beverage, Restaurant, or Nutrition: Chow.com, Jane Goldman Food Blog: Serious Eats, Ed Levine
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