James Beard Awards

Karen Akunowicz of Myers + Chang Boston is 2018 James Beard Best Chef Northeast

Karen Akunowicz Is the James Beard 2018 Best Chef: Northeast

While Karen Akunowicz was in California filming season 13 of Bravo’s Top Chef in 2015, she had to skip the gala the first time she […]


Here Are the 2018 James Beard Award Finalists from Boston and New England

Over breakfast in Philadelphia this morning, the James Beard Foundation live-tweeted the 2018 nominees for its high-profile chef, restaurant, and food media awards. Despite a […]


Here Are the 2018 James Beard Award Semifinalists from Boston and New England

The gang’s all here, Boston: The 2018 James Beard Award semifinalists were announced this morning, and among the honorees are some very familiar names. Among […]

Galleria Umberto's Sicilian slices (center)

Galleria Umberto Among the James Beard Foundation’s 2018 “America’s Classics”

The James Beard Foundation awards rising-star restaurants and established chefs every spring with its annual “Oscars of the food world.” But the prestigious New York-based […]