Chefs and restaurateurs weigh in on the economic impact On Monday night, during an awards ceremony in Chicago, the James Beard Foundation awarded 35 restaurants and individuals medals, catapulting them — at least in the minds of their peers, the media, and diners who keep up with restaurant awards — to the top of their game. Show More Summary
When Topolobampo was announced as the nation's Outstanding Restaurant by the James Beard Foundation Monday night, it felt, said chef/owner Rick Bayless, "Like a great big hug." "I have to say, because I love doing my work and have been at it a long time, to get that award made me feel as though...
From unexpected winners to total shut-outs Last night, the James Beard Foundation doled out its coveted awards to chefs and restaurants at a ceremony in Chicago. This was followed, of course, by afterparties. But the best part of the Beard Awards — aside from winning them, presumably — is discussing the results the next day. Show More Summary
Bid like your Sunday supper depends on it! One lucky bidder will win four tickets to Gunshow’s “Hired Guns” dinner on May 7 featuring guest chef Grae Nonas, Food & Wine’s Best Chef 2015 and James Beard Foundation semifinalist from Minneapolis. Show More Summary
A dance party broke out at Lena Brava on Monday night, a party of mostly one as chef and restaurateur Rick Bayless celebrated another James Beard Foundation Award win.With fluid moves, Bayless danced with and around his line cooks behind the bar at his restaurant in West Town during a planned after-party,...
The night in photos Last night in Chicago, the James Beard Foundation announced the winners of the 2017 James Beard Awards. A lot of New Orleans talent was up for awards and three took awards home. Shaya’s Zachary Engel took home the...Show More Summary
Editor's note: Topolobampo, the fine-dining Mexican restaurant owned by Rick and Deann Bayless, won Outstanding Restaurant during the James Beard Foundation Awards on Monday night. (See the story here.) In this 2014 review, read about what has kept the restaurant at the top of its game for nearly...
Winners in three categories New Orleans totally rocked the James Beard Awards. Last night during a ceremony in Chicago, the James Beard Foundation announced the 2017 awards recipients in the chef and restaurant categories. James Beard...Show More Summary
The best chef and the best restaurateur in the country are in Philadelphia Philly won big at a food event last night, and there wasn’t a cheesesteak in sight. The annual James Beard Foundation Awards honor the best of the best in the American hospitality industry. Michael Solomonov of Zahav took home the Outstanding Chef award. Show More Summary
Congratulations to all the chef and restaurant winners There were semifinalists, then finalists, and finally winners: Tonight in a ceremony in Chicago, the James Beard Foundation announced and feted the 2017 awards recipients in the chef and restaurant categories. Show More Summary
For the second year in a row, a Chicago restaurant took home top honors at the James Beard Foundation Awards as Topolobampo was named Outstanding Restaurant during a black-tie gala at the Civic Opera House on Monday night. The award has a special symmetry, as Topolobampo owners Rick and Deann Bayless...
Updating throughout the evening The night has arrived: It’s time for the James Beard Foundation’s 2017 Restaurant and Chef Awards, which are being presented on Monday, May 1 at a gala in Chicago. The Eater.com team is live-blogging the evening; check that out for updates, gossip, and more. Show More Summary
The winners are being announced right now Tonight, from the depths of the Lyric Opera in Chicago, the James Beard Foundation will host its 2017 Restaurant and Chef Awards, the prize considered by many to be the highest honor in the North American restaurant community. Show More Summary
James Beard Foundation Awards, World's 50 Best Restaurants, and Michelin stars — explained Who runs the world’s best restaurants? Who runs the best restaurants in the U.S.? It depends upon whom you ask. Just as there is no one single...Show More Summary
PDT, the New York cocktail bar Please Don’t Tell, pops up at Bad Hunter Saturday and Sunday nights, just before the James Beard Foundation awards Monday night. You enter the original PDT through a phone booth inside the hot-dog shop Crif Dogs. The pop-up will be a little easier to find; just head...
The James Beard Foundation announced the winners of its annual media awards yesterday. Taste & Technique: Recipes to Elevate Your Home Cooking, photographed by Chris Court, won top honors in the Photography category. Eater was also honored...Show More Summary
Crabs! So popular this year.
Congratulations to all At a ceremony in New York City tonight, the James Beard Foundation announced its Media Award winners for 2017. Formerly known as the Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards — the broad categories the FoundationShow More Summary
Everything you need to know Beard season has officially arrived: Today the James Beard Foundation released its list of Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists for 2017. On Wednesday, March 15, the foundation will release its (much shorter) list of final nominees at A.O.C. Show More Summary
Chicago is going “Greens” as the James Beard Foundation brings its program for young food lovers, aimed at diners ages 21 to 39, to the city. The Chicago chapter of Greens will offer members the chance to attend events such as wine and food tastings, where they can discover Chicago’s newest restaurants,...