The James Beard Foundation has just announced the semi-finalists for its 2012 food journalism awards and we’re thrilled to announce that our former photo editor Michael Harlan Turkell has been nominated for the Visual Storytelling category for three restaurant profiles that appeared in this magazine.
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Forget Yo Gabba Gabba Live, there’s a new show in town that has gotten children all riled up with excitement – the James Beard Foundation Family Chef Series at the Museum of Manhattan on the Upper West Side.
On Wednesday night, at Guastavino’s under the 59th Street Bridge, we tasted the new face of Italian food in New York, like salumi from Cesare Casella of Salumeria Rosi. What tied all these dishes together wasn’t just their Old World inspiration, but their locavore sensibility: They were all made from mostly New York grown ingredients: In fact this batch of sopressatta was Casella’s first made with Empire State meat.
Honest Man, the restaurant group that comprises Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton, Nick & Toni’s Café on the Upper West Side in Manhattan, Rowdy Hall in East Hampton, La Fondita in Amagansett and Townline BBQ in Sagaponack, will cook dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. at the James Beard House in New York. This “Hamptons Classic” dinner will feature tastes from all five restaurants in a six-course meal of Long Island ingredients–Montauk lobster, Iacono chickens, North Fork peaches, Balsam Farms strawberries–paired with Long Island wines.
SOUTH FORK–July has become a very packed month for major food functions here in eastern Long Island. Mid-month, there was the inaugural Taste of Two Forks, with a noteworthy showing of local talent, and just last weekend the Hayground School…
While our fingers remain crossed for all our chef and food biz friends whose awards are announced tonight the doling out of the The James Beard Foundation’s journalism awards a couple of nights ago was a joyous, memorable occasion. Not…