Tuesday, March 23, 2010

2010 James Beard Nominations

The 2010 James Beard Nominations are out and I applaud all of them . Especially my fellow Northwest creators of all things delicious !  And the Northwest nominees are :
Best Chef: Northwest (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA, WY)
Naomi Pomeroy-Beast-Portland, OR
Andy Ricker-Pok Pok-Portland, OR
Ethan Stowell-Union-Seattle
Cathy Whims-Nostrana-Portland, OR
Jason Wilson-Crush-Seattle

Chef Rucker is  one of the 5 Rising Star Chef's of the Year Nominees
Gabriel Rucker-Le Pigeon-Portland, OR
And hats off to the fabulous Tom Douglas, nominated for Outstanding Restaurateur Award !
Tom Douglas-Dahlia Bakery, Dahlia Lounge, Etta’s, Lola, Palace Kitchen, Serious Pie -Seattle

Of course because sweets and pastries are the love of my life here are the cookbooks nominated in those categories:

by James Peterson
(Ten Speed Press)

DamGoodSweet: Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth, New Orleans Style
by David Guas, Raquel Pelzel
(The Taunton Press)

Peter Reinhart's Artisan Breads Every Day
by Peter Reinhart
(Ten Speed Press)

And last but not least a huge round of applause for our fellow food bloggers who have been nominated :
Newyork.grubstreet.com -Grub Street New York-Aileen Gallagher, Daniel Maurer, Alexandra Vallis
Seriouseats.com -Serious Eats-Ed Levine
Honest-Food.net -Hunter Angler Gardener Cook -Hank Shaw


bellini valli said...

That is quite an impressive line-up.

redmenace said...

So exciting to see the Northwest so well represented. I had no idea! Love your blog and feel lucky to find it!

Seattle Pastry Girl said...

I think a road trip to Portland may be in order !