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How to make traditional holiday dishes healthier

Yes, you can serve things like Green Been Casserole and feel good about eating them, too. James Beard Award-winning chef Maria Hines explains easy recipe tweaks.

James Beard Foundation's Women Mentorship Program Features Mostly Male Mentors

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

Why Chef Jason Franey Left Seattle's Canlis for California's 1833

"It's a special spot that's been untapped." In late October, Seattle's fine-dining icon Canlis announced its chef Jason Franey — who racked up multiple James Beard Award nominations and a Food & Wine Best New Chef nod during his tenure — would be moving on after six years in the Canlis kitchen. Show More Summary

Why chefs obsess over awards

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:...

Paris Icon Taillevent Expands to London; Progress at James Beard Public Market

And Bar Tartine takes over the Publican for one night only. LONDON— Parisian institution Taillevent has announced plans to open up in London: According to Yahoo News, the restaurant will open a branch of its brasserie concept Les 110 de Taillevent in an as-yet-unnamed London location. Show More Summary

Details On Chef Corey Lee's New Benu Cookbook

The title, the first ever for the James Beard award-winning chef, will be released next April. Chef Corey Lee — whose San Francisco-based Benu restaurant earned a third Michelin star last month — is about to publish his first cookbook:...Show More Summary

Hungry for Tokyo in NYC and LA; Shake Shack CEO Talks Chicago

And a James Beard benefit dinner in Nashville. NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES— A promotion run by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government is bringing "Tokyo-themed" dishes to more than 40 Japanese restaurants in both New York City and Los Angeles. Show More Summary

15 Years of NYC Chef Gabrielle Hamilton’s Benevolent Dictatorship at Prune

Gabrielle Hamilton on her first cookbook and 15 years of Prune. It's been a busy few weeks for James Beard Award-winning New York City chef and best-selling author Gabrielle Hamilton. Last month, her East Village restaurant Prune celebrated its 15th anniversary. Show More Summary

Daniel Humm, best chef in the US

At the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards in New York, dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the food world, the medal akin to the best actor award went to Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park.

Watch the Making of a Dish at 'New York's Restaurant of the Moment'

Chef Ignacio Mattos' Estela is making waves in New York City's NoHo neighborhood. New York City's Estela — which made it onto Bon Appétit magazine's list of the best new restaurants of the year, earned a James Beard nod, and is a favorite...Show More Summary

Meatless Monday: Discovering Common Threads

I'm fresh from the James Beard Foundation food conference, where if we agreed on anything, it's that it's never too late to learn to cook. Professional chefs including Art Smith, Jamie Oliver and Michelle Bernstein think it's best to get 'em in the kitchen while they're young. Show More Summary

Former Canlis Chef Jason Franey Moves to NorCal's Restaurant 1833

Meanwhile, the search for Canlis' next chef continues. Food & Wine Best New Chef and James Beard finalist Jason Franey, formerly of Canlis in Seattle has moved down the coast and into Monterey, California's Restaurant 1833. A press release from Coastal Luxury Management, which owns and operates several restaurants in and around the Carmel, Calif. Show More Summary

James Beard Foundation Examines Food and Health

At a recent conference, the James Beard Foundation aimed to answer the question: Is Better Food the Prescription for a Healthier America?

Forest to Table Dining and Shotgunning with Hank Shaw

The California Wildlife Association (CWA) recently had a fantastic fundraiser dinner at the Pacific Rod & Gun Club here in San Francisco. James Beard Award winning Chef Hank Shaw was the lead attraction and his thing is that everything he eats is either hunted, fished, foraged, or grown. Show More Summary

Butcher and the Rye

Almost a year after opening, it hasn’t lost momentum, with a whiskey selection worthy of a James Beard semifinalist nod. An all-star bartender fleet mixes up personalized service from a classic cocktail to bartender’s mercy. Meat-centric small plates, creative pasta dishes, and souped-up vegetables garnished with big flavors round out the menu. Show More Summary

Quick Bites: Aisle 5 opens in Little Five, Gu's Bistro returns, Condesa Coffe to open a new store, and more

James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef Linton Hopkins—of Restaurant Eugene, Holeman & Finch Public House, and Peachtree Road Farmer’s Market fame, to name a few—made an exciting announcement on Wednesday, October 8. Assuming management...Show More Summary

Fried Chicken, Donuts, And A Big Idea For Attacking Poverty

The Rooster Soup Company is hoping a mountain of chicken bones will fuel a new model for serving Philadelphia's hungry and homeless. Under their buzzy Philly-based CookNSolo empire, business partners Steve Cook and James Beard Award-winning...Show More Summary

Joshua David Stein's New Radio Hour; Kickstartin' the James Beard Documentary; and More

Plus, a fast food-style pop-up in LA. AUDIO INTERLUDE — New York Observer restaurant critic Joshua David Stein now has his own podcast on the Heritage Radio Network called The JDS Variety Hour...Half Hour. Stein describes it as "thirty minutes of themed food discussion plus a musical guest singing songs about food and often poetry... Show More Summary

Interview with Wendell Pierce, Part Three: Solutions, Local and Beyond (and Zimbabwe)

By Maggie Borden, James Beard Foundation The 2014 JBF Food Conference, taking place October 27-28 in New York City, will explore the intersection of food and health. Our speakers and panelists will discuss the myriad ways in which food...Show More Summary

Interview with Wendell Pierce, Part Two: Treme, New Orleans, and Chef Culture

By Maggie Borden, James Beard Foundation The 2014 JBF Food Conference, taking place October 27-28 in New York City, will explore the intersection of food and health. Our speakers and panelists will discuss the myriad ways in which food...Show More Summary

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