James Beard Media Award Winners Announced


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:, Jane Goldman

Food Blog:
Serious Eats, Ed Levine

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