Food Awards


'Konjiki Ramen, North York' - A detailed Review with Photos

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

I decided to start a new stand-alone post of this new Ramen place since attempt to tag on to existing post by Notorious P.I.G somehow did not allow me to attach my array of photos? Based on thei...

James Beard Foundation controversy again...

by gutreactions 12 months ago

While announcing more than 400 semifinalists from across the country for the 2018 James Beard Awards, the group is, once again, locked in controversy. Ethical standards of behavior have been added ...

Yume Ga Arukara, one of America's Best New Restaurants (Bon Appetit)

by BostonBestEats 5 months ago

Yume Ga Arukara (Cambridge, MA) is #8 on Bon Appetit's "America's Best New Restaurants 2018" list (14 August 2018): "Behind a small, spare counter hidden in a college food court, Tsuyoshi Nishio...

Why don’t Boston restaurants win national awards? (Boston Globe)

by BostonBestEats 6 months ago

In latest Boston Globe by Devra First: "This month, Bon Appetit magazine named its 2018 Restaurant City of the Year: Portland, Maine. So close, and yet so far. Seafood, charm, New England pan...

"The Life-Affirming Blackness of Southern Cakes and Pies"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

" . . . Adrian reminded me of the church tradition of baking cookbooks filled with heirloom recipes that the women of nearly every Baptist church would circulate. These books were sold as part of f...

James Beard Award 2018 winners announced!

by gutreactions 10 months ago

The awards were handed out on May 7th. Here is a list of winners and runner ups: www.eater.com Who's been? Anyone experienced any of winners? Tell us your thoughts...

2018 James Beard Media Award Winners

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

The San Francisco Bay Area media had a fine showing at last night's James Beard book awards. Congratulations to Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat Deepa’s Secrets by Deepa Thomas Nopali...

James Beard 2018

by hubfood 12 months ago

The list of semifinalists is out for this year. https://www.jamesbeard.org/blog/the-2018-james-beard-award-semifinalists Gotta thank greyelf for talking about Coquine before word got out (I t...

Galleria Umberto wins a James Beard "America's Classics" Award (Boston MA)

by BostonBestEats 1 year ago

"Galleria Umberto, Boston: A decades-old stalwart from the North End, Galleria Umberto is known for its Sicilian-style pizza." https://www.eater.com/2018/1/18/16905628/james-beard-foundation-awa...

Jean Banchet Awards

by Gonzo70 1 year ago

The Jean Banchet Awards finalists were announced today. Unlike Michelin (which often is melodramatic as so little changes year-to-year) with the Jean Banchet Awards we are guaranteed to have four l...

Waypoint (Cambridge MA)

by BostonBestEats 2 years ago

Not much about Waypoint on here, but it was just named one of Food & Wine's Best New Restaurants 2017: http://www.foodandwine.com/best-restaurants-2017 I've been a couple of times, once for b...

2017 Piglet Commentary and Cooking Thread

by MelMM 2 years ago

The Piglet nominees are up over at Food52, and here's your chance to comment, complain, and if you cook from any of the books, post reports. Let's follow along and see if we agree with the judges. ...

Landrauchschinken by Olympia Provisions

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Perhaps the most memorable bite at the recent Good Food Awards in San Francisco was the Landrauchschinken or "Swiss Country Smoked Ham" made by Oregon's Olympic Provisions. Velvety texture, fruity ...

USA wins Bocuse d'Or for first time (2017)

by BostonBestEats 2 years ago


2017 Good Food Awards Ceremony, Mercantile & Marketplace, Jan 20, 21 & 22

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The winners of this year's Good Food Awards will be announced in San Francisco on Friday Jan 20 followed by a reception. This event is open to the public. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-good-fo...

American bean-to-bar chocolate

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

In September I was a judge for the Good Food Awards bean-to-bar chocolate category. Of 150 entrants, I personally blind-tasted and scored 46 of them. I asked to be notified of the identities of my ...

2016 World Cheese Awards

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The 2016 Champion of Champions cheese is Kraftkar, made by Norwegian producer Tingvollost. Judge Nick Tsioros, owner of Olympic Cheese in Toronto, who championed this cheese, described it as, “Th...

Rick Bayless Homage to Julia Child

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"Though known as a 'celebrity chef,' Chicago’s Rick Bayless much prefers to talk about food than to talk about himself. So it was no surprise when he turned an acceptance speech into a loving tribu...

Eater NY Picks for James Beard Winners

by Pookipichu 3 years ago

Eater endorses Momofuku Noodle Bar, a place for mediocre ramen, pork belly oversauced in supermarket lotus buns, noisy with bad service, a terrible value, and worst of the Chang mini-empire after M...