2013 James Beard Book, Broadcast and Journalism Winners

May 4, 2013

Last night in New York City, the James Beard Foundation revealed the winners for the best in book, broadcast and food journalism.


2013 James Beard Foundation Book Awards

Cookbook of the Year:Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America 
by Maricel E. Presilla (W.W. Norton & Company)

Cookbook Hall of Fame:
Anne Willan

American Cooking:Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking 
by Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart (Gibbs Smith)

Baking and Dessert: Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza 
by Ken Forkish (Ten Speed Press)

Beverage:Wine Grapes: A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and Flavors 
by Jancis Robinson, Julia Harding, and José Vouillamoz (Ecco)

Cooking From a Professional Point of View:Toqué! Creators of a New Quebec Gastronomy 
by Normand Laprise (les éditions du passage)

Focus on Health:Cooking Light The New Way to Cook Light: Fresh Food & Bold Flavors for Today’s Home Cook 
by Scott Mowbray and Ann Taylor Pittman (Oxmoor House)

General Cooking: Canal House Cooks Every Day
by Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer (Andrews McMeel Publishing)

International: Jerusalem: A Cookbook 
by Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi (Ten Speed Press)

Photography:What Katie Ate: Recipes and Other Bits & Pieces
Photographer: Katie Quinn Davies (Viking Studio)

Reference and Scholarship:The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World 
by Sandor Ellix Katz (Chelsea Green Publishing)

Single Subject:Ripe: A Cook in the Orchard 
by Nigel Slater (Ten Speed Press)

Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian:Roots: The Definitive Compendium with More Than 225 Recipes 
by Diane Morgan (Chronicle Books)

Writing and Literature:Yes, Chef: A Memoir 
by Marcus Samuelsson (Random House)

2013 James Beard Foundation Broadcast and New Media Awards

Radio Show/Audio Webcast:Fear of Frying
Host: Nina Barrett
Area: WBEZ
Producer: Lynette Kalsnes

(Television or Video Webcast)
The Restaurateur
Network: PBS
Producer: Roger Sherman

Television Program, In Studio or Fixed Location:CBS Sunday Morning: “Eat, Drink and Be Merry” 
Host: Charles Osgood
Network: CBS
Producers: Gavin Boyle, Amol Mhatre, Rand Morrison, Amy Rosner, Jason Sacca, and Robin Sanders

Television Program, On Location:The Mind of a Chef
Host: Anthony Bourdain
Network: PBS
Producers: Anthony Bourdain, Joe Caterini, Alexandra Chaden, Jonathan Cianfrani, Christopher Collins, Peter Meehan, Michael Steed, and Lydia Tenaglia

Television Segment:
Friday Arts, Art of Food
Network: WHYY TV Producer: Monica Rogozinski

Video Webcast, Fixed Location and/or Instructional:
How to Cocktail
Producers: Kit Codik, Scott Kritz, and Noah Rothbaum

Video Webcast, On Location:
The Perennial Plate: Real Food World Tour
Hosts: Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine 
Producers: Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine

Outstanding Personality/Host:
Host: Andrew Zimmern
Show: Bizarre Foods America
Network: Travel Channel
Producers: Colleen Needles Steward and Andrew Zimmern

2013 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards

Publication of the Year Award:ChopChop

Cooking, Recipes, or Instruction:
Matt Goulding, Matthew Kadey with Tamar Adler, and Paul Kita
Men’s Health
“The Butcher is Back!,” “The Six-Pack Foods of Summer,” “Southern Food Rises Again”

Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award:
Tejal Rao
Village Voice
“Bangkok Pop, No Fetishes,” “The Sweet Taste of Success,” “Enter the Comfort Zone at 606 R&D”

Food and Culture:
Ann Taylor Pittman
Cooking Light
“Mississippi Chinese Lady Goes Home to Korea”

Food and Travel:
Adam Sachs
Travel + Leisure
“The Best Little Eating Town in Europe”

Food Coverage in a General-Interest Publication:Men’s Health
Adina Steiman

Food Politics, Policy, and The Environment:
Tracie McMillan
The American Prospect with the Food & Environment Reporting Network “As Common As Dirt”

Food-Related Columns:
Adam Sachs
Bon Appétit
The Obsessivore: “I'm Big On Japan,” “Everyone’s a Critic,” “The Tradition Starts Here”

Group Food Blog:
Dark Rye

Health and Well-Being:
Rachael Moeller Gorman
Eating Well
“Solving the Sugar Puzzle”

Alice Laussade
Dallas Observer
“The Cheap Bastard’s ultimate Guide to Eating like a Total Cheap Bastard in Dallas”

Individual Food Blog:
Hunter Angler Gardener Cook
honest-food.net Hank Shaw

MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award:
Mike Sula
Chicago Reader
“Chicken of the Trees”

Personal Essay:
Fuchsia Dunlop
Lucky Peach
“London Town”

Brett Martin
“Danny and the Electric Kung Pao Pastrami Test”

Visual Storytelling:
Michele Outland and Fiorella Valdesolo
Gather Journal
“Starters,” “Dessert,” “Smoke & Ash”

Wine, Spirits, and Other Beverages:
Michael Steinberger vanityfair.com
“A Vintage Crime”

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