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James Beard Journalism Award Finalists 2019

patsully | Mar 27, 201911:49 AM     1

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*Columns*

America’s Best Worst Cook: “Hi, I’m America’s Best Worst Cook”; “Dear Chefs, Will Eating This Kill Me?” and “How to Roast a Chicken? The Answers Are Horrifying.”
JJ Goode
- https://www.tastecooking.com/hi-im-am...
- https://www.tastecooking.com/dear-che...
- https://www.tastecooking.com/roast-ch...
Taste

Local Fare: “The Question of Dinner”; “Dixie Vodka”; and “Folk Witness”
John T. Edge
- https://www.oxfordamerican.org/music/...
- https://www.oxfordamerican.org/item/1...
- https://www.oxfordamerican.org/magazi...
Oxford American

What We Talk About When We Talk About American Food: “The Pickled Cucumbers That Survived the 1980s AIDS Epidemic”; “A Second Look at the Tuna Sandwich’s All-American History”; and “Freedom and Borscht for Ukrainian-Jewish Émigrés”
Mari Uyehara
- https://www.tastecooking.com/pickled-...
- https://www.tastecooking.com/ugly-his...
- https://www.tastecooking.com/freedom-...
Taste

*Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award*

Counter Intelligence: “The Hearth & Hound, April Bloomfield’s New Los Angeles Restaurant, Is Nothing Like a Gastropub”; “There’s Crocodile and Hog Stomach, but Jonathan Gold Is All About the Crusty Rice at Nature Pagoda”; and “At Middle Eastern Restaurants, It All Starts with Hummus. Jonathan Gold says Bavel’s Is Magnificent”
Jonathan Gold
- https://www.latimes.com/food/jonathan...
- https://www.latimes.com/food/jonathan...
- https://www.latimes.com/food/jonathan...
Los Angeles Times

“The Fire Gods of Washington, D.C.”; “David Chang’s Majordomo Is No Minor Feat”; and “North America’s Best Cantonese Food Is in Canada”
Bill Addison
- https://www.eater.com/best-american-r...
- https://www.eater.com/2018/3/19/17139...
- https://www.eater.com/2018/1/18/16903...
Eater

“The Four Seasons Returns. But Can It Come Back?”; “Why David Chang Matters”; and “A Celebration of Black Southern Food, at JuneBaby in Seattle”
Pete Wells
- https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/04/di...
- https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/28/di...
- https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/15/di...
The New York Times

*Dining and Travel*

Chau Down: “A New Orleans Food Diary”; “A Portland Food Diary”; and “A Chicago Food Diary”
Danny Chau
- https://www.theringer.com/2018/1/29/1...
- https://www.theringer.com/2018/4/22/1...
- https://www.theringer.com/2018/9/6/17...
The Ringer

“Dim Sum Is Dead, Long Live Dim Sum”
Max Falkowitz
https://medium.com/airbnbmag/dim-sum-...
Airbnb Magazine

“Many Chinas, Many Tables”
Jonathan Kauffman and Team
https://projects.sfchronicle.com/guid...
San Francisco Chronicle

*Feature Reporting*

“Big in Japan”
Tejal Rao
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2...
The New York Times Magazine

“A Kingdom from Dust”
Mark Arax
https://story.californiasunday.com/re...
The California Sunday Magazine

“Shell Game: Saving Florida’s Oysters Could Mean Killing a Way of Life”
Laura Reiley and Eve Edelheit
Tampa Bay Times

Food Coverage in a General Interest Publication

New York Magazine
Robin Raisfeld, Rob Patronite, Maggie Bullock, and the Staff of New York Magazine

Roads & Kingdoms
Nathan Thornburgh, Matt Goulding, Anup Kaphle, and the Roads & Kingdoms Team

T: The New York Times Style Magazine
Kurt Soller, Hanya Yanagihara, and the Staff of T Magazine

*Foodways*

“Back to Where It All Began: I Had Never Eaten in Ghana Before. But My Ancestors Had.”
Michael W. Twitty
https://www.bonappetit.com/story/mich...
Bon Appétit

“A Hunger for Tomatoes”
Shane Mitchell
https://bittersoutherner.com/a-hunger...
The Bitter Southerner

“What is Northern Food?”
Steve Hoffman
https://artfulliving.com/what-is-nort...
Artful Living

*Health and Wellness*

“Clean Label’s Dirty Little Secret”
Nadia Berenstein
https://newfoodeconomy.org/clean-labe...
The New Food Economy

“The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right” and “The Last Conversation You’ll Need to Have on Eating Right: The Follow-ups”
Mark Bittman and David L. Katz
- http://www.grubstreet.com/2018/03/ult...
- http://www.grubstreet.com/2018/05/ult...
New York Magazine / Grub Street

“‘White People Food’ Is Creating An Unattainable Picture Of Health”
Kristen Aiken
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/white-...
HuffPost

*Home Cooking*

“Melissa Clark’s Thanksgiving”
Melissa Clark
https://cooking.nytimes.com/guides/53...
The New York Times

“The Subtle Thrills of Cold Chicken Salad”
Cathy Erway
https://www.tastecooking.com/subtle-t...
Taste

“Top Secret Ingredients”
Kathleen Purvis
https://read.texture.com/dl/content/g...
Garden & Gun

*Innovative Storytelling*

“In Search of Water-Boiled Fish”
Angie Wang
https://www.eater.com/2018/7/11/17537...
Eater

“100 Most Jewish Foods”
Alana Newhouse
https://100jewishfoods.tabletmag.com/
Tablet Magazine

“What’s in a Food Truck?”
Bonnie Berkowitz, Seth Blanchard, Aaron Steckelberg, and Monica Ulmanu
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphi...
The Washington Post

*Investigative Reporting*

“‘It’s Not Fair, Not Right’: How America Treats Its Black Farmers”
Debbie Weingarten and Audra Mulkern
https://www.theguardian.com/world/201...
The Guardian and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project

“A Killing Season”
Boyce Upholt
https://newrepublic.com/article/15230...
The New Republic

“Victims Blame FDA for Food-Recall Failures”
Christine Haughney Dare-Bryan
https://www.politico.com/story/2018/0...
Politico

*Jonathan Gold Local Voice Award*

“Storied Ovens”; “Food Outside the U.S. Open Gates”; and “A New Destination for Chinese Food: Not Flushing, but Forest Hills”
Max Falkowitz
- https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/25/di...
- https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/27/di...
The New York Times; Plate Magazine

“My Dinner at the Playboy Club”; “Curry and Roti Destination Singh’s Lights Up Queens”; and “Where New Yorkers Actually Eat in Times Square”
Robert Sietsema
- https://ny.eater.com/2018/10/17/17962...
- https://ny.eater.com/2018/3/26/171198...
- https://ny.eater.com/maps/best-restau...
Eater NY

“Yes Indeed, Lord: Queen’s Cuisine, Where Everything Comes from the Heart”; “Top 10 New Orleans Restaurants for 2019”; and “Sexual Harassment Allegations Preceded Sucré Co-Founder Tariq Hanna’s Departure”
Brett Anderson
- https://www.nola.com/dining-guide/201...
- https://expo.nola.com/life-and-cultur...
- https://expo.nola.com/news/erry-2018/...
Nola.com | The Times-Picayune

*M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award*

“A Kingdom from Dust”
Mark Arax
https://story.californiasunday.com/re...
The California Sunday Magazine

“The Poet’s Table”
Mayukh Sen
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/arti...
Poetry Foundation

“What Is Northern Food?”
Steve Hoffman
https://artfulliving.com/what-is-nort...
Artful Living

*Personal Essay, Long Form*

“I Made the Pizza Cinnamon Rolls from Mario Batali’s Sexual Misconduct Apology Letter”
Geraldine DeRuiter
http://www.everywhereist.com/i-made-t...
Everywhereist.com

“Need to Find Me? Ask My Ham Man”
Catherine Down
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/14/st...
The New York Times

“Writing an Iranian Cookbook in an Age of Anxiety”
Naz Deravian
https://www.theatlantic.com/entertain...
The Atlantic

*Personal Essay, Short Form*

“Doritos is Developing Lady-Friendly Chips Because You Should Never Hear a Woman Crunch”
Maura Judkis
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/f...
The Washington Post

“I’m a Chef with Terminal Cancer. This Is What I’m Doing with the Time I Have Left”
Fatima Ali
https://www.bonappetit.com/story/fati...
Bon Appétit

“Savoring the School Lunch”
Rebekah Denn
https://www.seattletimes.com/pacific-...
The Seattle Times

*Profile*

“Heaven Was a Place in Harlem”
Vince Dixon
https://www.eater.com/a/father-divine
Eater

“The Short and Brilliant Life of Ernest Matthew Mickler”
Michael Adno
https://bittersoutherner.com/the-shor...
The Bitter Southerner

“‘You Died’: The Resurrection of a Cook in the Heart of SF’s Demanding Culinary Scene”
Jonathan Kauffman
https://www.sfchronicle.com/restauran...
San Francisco Chronicle

*Wine, Spirits, and Other Beverages*

“The Gulp War”
Dave Stroup
https://www.eater.com/2018/7/24/17602...
Eater

“‘Welch’s Grape Jelly with Alcohol’: How Trump’s Horrific Wine Became the Ultimate Metaphor for His Presidency”
Corby Kummer
https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/...
Vanity Fair

“Why Is the Wine World So Un-Woke?”
Jon Bonné
https://punchdrink.com/articles/wine-...
Punch

James Beard Foundation Press Site

www.jamesbeard.org
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