Congrats to John Mayfield of BLT Steak.
We'll stop with the Beard stuff, but these are the Oscars of the food world... And we have to give a warm round of applause to Best Pastry Chef in the nation, Nicole Plue, of Yountville's Redd. Michael Bauer did...
A slideshow of local heroes (and others) at the 2010 James Beard Awards.
L.A.'s critics win big during two awards ceremonies, while chefs and restaurants are passed up.
A report from last night's ceremony.
Well, we were right about the L.A. folks being long shots, and we we did say that a win for Kinch would be no surprise, but we kind of biffed it on this one. Congratulations to David Kinch at Los...
Though Kinch has been nominated before, and Fox is certainly a dark horse, we're calling it for Michael Tusk.
The gang was all on hand yesterday, having a group dinner at Jonathan Waxman's meatpacking district home.
Alice Waters, Dan Barber, and Ruth Reichl pen love letters.
Bob's Big Boy is honored for saving a 60 year-old broiler.
The 2010 IACP cookbook award winners were announced last night.
StarChefs.com releases their 2010 Rising Star honors for SF.
The winner of the million-dollar prize this year were some predictably all-American-looking cookie cups with ice cream on top.
The one-time 'Chron' Rising Star chef receives his first major national magazine recognition.
Predictable (if deserved) winners at last night's 'TONY' restaurant awards.
A pastry chef takes home "Best Dish" honors for the first time.
L.A. finds only a few nominees on the James Beard Award finalist list.
San Francisco got beat out L.A. in the Best Chef: Pacific category with three out of the five finalists, and Boulevard lands in the Outstanding Restaurant category.