For food people, the James Beard Awards rival the Oscars. We root for our favorite or hometown chefs and seek out the restaurants of award-winners while traveling. Any mention of Mr. Beard’s name in a restaurant review means major culinary clout.
If you identify with the above, you can understand my excitement upon being invited to attend a dinner at the James Beard House—the former residence of the man himself in New York’s West Village.
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Laura Calder -- French Food At Home
From six-year-old local bake-off winner to James Beard award winner, Laura Calder has some enviable culinary experiences under her apron…
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Italian food maven Lidia Bastianich is originally from...Croatia?
If you had the chance to sit at the table with a favorite chef, who would you choose, and what would you ask?
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By The Book - James Beard Winners
My creaking, over-laden bookshelf means I need to be extra-choosey when buying cookbooks. I always keep an eye on the James Beard Awards (the Oscars of the food world) for future favorites.
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