james beard awards
Last night, plenty of Bay Area chefs donned their best red carpet-worthy duds in New York to celebrate the Oscars of the food world: The James Beard Awards. And they didn't come home empty handed. A very enthusiastic high five to our winners!
The James Beard Foundation announced the James Beard Awards semifinalists for restaurants and chefs today. Like the Academy Awards, there are always some nominees that make me go, Hmmmm. For the Best New Restaurant category, as lovely as it is, Frances seems incredibly new. Acquerello for wine service (and Outstanding Service service) but not RN74? Then there's the sad fact of Ubuntu.