It’s hard for Bricia Lopez to keep from choking up when she talks about Guelaguetza, her family’s landmark Oaxacan restaurant in Koreatown, being selected as one of the James Beard Foundation’s America's Classics this year.
Sevilla is right on Charles Street. The James Beard Foundation Awards aren't only about splashy new restaurants and the cool-kids network of chefs: There's an annual honor bestowed to "America's Classics," which are locally owned restaurants...Show More Summary
The family opened the restaurant in 1994 in Koreatown, bringing regional Oaxacan fare to Olympic Boulevard. They are known for their excellent moles, mezcals, and tlayudas. [ more › ]
Five restaurants in Iowa, Kentucky, California, Virginia, and New York made the cut. Today, the James Beard Foundation announced the five winners for its Classics Award, which a release explains is an award "given to restaurants that...Show More Summary
Looking for some of the best dining in Las Vegas? The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semifinalists for the 2015 Restaurant and Chef Award categories on Wednesday with seven restaurants and chefs landing on the long lis...
From gender diversity to category specifications, Eater editors across the country weigh in. Yesterday, the James Beard Foundation announced its 2015 Chef and Restaurant Semifinalists. The finalists will be announced on Tuesday, March...Show More Summary
The James Beard Foundation has released its list of semi-finalists for their annual awards. [ more › ]
The James Beard Foundation announced semifinalists for its restaurant and chef awards, the 25th anniversary edition of those recognitions. It adds a new one this year, Outstanding Baker, and the Carolinas placed three people in thatShow More Summary
With the James Beard Foundation's 25th awards taking place in Chicago this year, a number of locals could find themselves standing on the stage of the Civic Opera House this May.
The full list. This afternoon the James Beard Foundation released its list of semifinalists in the 2014 Restaurant and Chef Awards via livestream. Over the next month, this "long list" will be paired down. On Tuesday, March 24, the finalists will be announced. Show More Summary
Mazel tov! The James Beard Foundation just released its list of restaurant and chef semifinalists, and, as usual, it's quite long. A few highlights: Cosme and Semilla earned nominations for Best New Restaurant, Take Root's Elise Kornack...Show More Summary
The Humanitarian of the Year Award winner is chef Michael Nischan. The James Beard Foundation announced today that Chicago restaurateur Richard Melman is the recipient of their lifetime achievement award this year. The press releaseShow More Summary
Melman, left; Michael Nischan, still rocking that ponytail, right. For the first time in its 25-year history, the James Beard Foundation Awards will take place in Chicago, and the first of the nonprofit's 2015 honorees have just been announced. Show More Summary
Chicago restaurateur Richard Melman will receive the James Beard lifetime achievement award this year, the foundation announced Monday. The award is given to a person in the restaurant industry who has had a "positive and long-lasting impact" on food consumption in America.
Bantam + Biddy Crescent Avenue has been sharing the love for Southern food with Midtown for a year now. Apropos that James Beard Foundation winner, award-winning author and Southern food lover Adrian Miller is the special guest at the restaurant's especially soulful first anniversary dinner on Sunday, January 11. Show More Summary
After being nominated last year and losing, the cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt won a James Beard Foundation Award for Humor in the Journalism category, the first time anyone can recall a comics-related winner in a culinary awards program.Show More Summary
A dish from Next made the James Beard Foundation’s favorite dishes of 2014. The duck and foie gras ragout with duck egg and plum jus was served at a benefit event for the foundation held in Chicago in October atop a custom platter that kept the hollowed eggshells upright.
Seven out of ten mentors are men. The James Beard Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2015 Women in Culinary Leadership Program but the foundation appears to have forgotten to put an emphasis on "woman." The program — which...Show More Summary
Until recently, I was a voting member of the James Beard Foundation, which gives out a number of highly valued annual awards to chefs and restaurants. But I was not a very active member, and certainly, while eating out, that membership never came up. Restaurants never seemed particularly aware:...