James Beard Awards

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Zahav Wins Outstanding Restaurant at the 2019 James Beard Awards

The 2019 James Beard Awards were held on Monday night, and Zahav took home Philadelphia’s sole medal with a win in the Outstanding Restaurant category. Philly […]

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Philly James Beard Nominee Jesse Ito Gets a Makeover from Queer Eye’s Tan France

The 2019 James Beard Awards ceremony is this coming Monday, May 6th, and we here at Foobooz HQ are already crossing our fingers and toes for […]

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Here Are Philadelphia’s 2019 James Beard Awards Finalists

Back in February, when the James Beard Foundation released its long list of semifinalists for this year’s awards, Philly was looking pretty good. First, because […]

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These Are Philly’s James Beard Award Semifinalists for 2019

The list of semifinalists for the 2019 James Beard Awards has been announced, and Philly-area chefs and restaurants have made a strong showing once again. […]

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Zahav Pastry Chef Camille Cogswell on Winning a James Beard Award

Camille Cogswell made history earlier this month when she was named Rising Star Chef at the 2018 James Beard Foundation Awards — only the second […]

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Zahav’s Camille Cogswell Is Philly’s James Beard Award Winner

Lots of Philly folks were recognized when the James Beard Foundation Awards semifinalists were announced back in February, with women, chefs of color, and pastry chefs […]

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The 2018 James Beard Award Finalists Have Been Announced

When the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for this year’s awards back in February, Philly got a pleasant surprise. Its killer bakery scene was […]

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Here Are Philly’s James Beard Semifinalists for 2018

The James Beard Award semifinalists were announced this morning — and as with last year’s semis, big-name chefs and some of the city’s best who have […]

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Philly Will Host the 2018 James Beard Award Nominations

In 2017, Philly cleaned up at the James Beard Awards, the Oscars of the dining world. And now, the city will host the James Beard […]

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James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Tour Makes Its Philly Debut This Fall

For the past four years, the James Beard Foundation has hit the road to raise funds for culinary scholarships with its Taste America Culinary Tour […]

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WATCH: Stephen Starr Talks Restaurants With Charlie Rose

Stephen Starr, now (and finally) a James Beard Award recipient for Outstanding Restaurateur, appeared on Charlie Rose this week to talk about his illustrious career as a […]

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It Was Philly’s Year at the 2017 James Beard Awards

It was all fun and games when the James Beard Foundation announced Philadelphia’s semifinalists back in February. In previous years, only our industry’s biggest names […]

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The 2017 James Beard Awards Finalists Have Been Announced

We were feeling pretty good when the nominations came out for the 2017 James Beard Awards. Philly had 20 chefs, restaurants and restaurateurs make the […]

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James Beard Finally Acknowledges Philly’s Little Guys (and Gals) for its 2017 Semifinalists List

This story has been updated. The almighty James Beard Awards Committee rarely ever left its comfort-zone when it came down to Philadelphia restaurants. Year after year, it […]

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Philly Shut Out at the James Beard Awards

The James Beard Awards were held in Chicago last night and Philadelphia will have to stick with boasting about Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook’s double […]