Friday, March 27, 2009
2009 James Beard Foundation Awards Nominees
The 2009 James Beard Foundation Awards Nominees have been announced. These prestigious awards are "the highest honors for food and beverage professionals working in America" and cover many categories, including Broadcast Media, Journalism, Book Awards, Design and Graphics, and Restaurant and Chef. Check out all the nominees here. The three nominees in the Writing and Literature Category include: Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food, Fuchsia Dunlop's Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China, and Betty Fussell's Raising Steaks: The Life and Times of American Beef.