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Tag Archives: James Beard

• Garrett Oliver – Wine and Spirits Professional of the Year!

Garrett Oliver – Wine and Spirits Professional of the Year!

Last night (sic) the food and beverage “Oscars” took place in New York City, as the who’s who of gastronomy came together for the 24th annual James Beard awards. The ultra chic event held at Lincoln Center celebrates the people who have dramatically advanced the culture of cuisine, wine and beverages in the United States. […]

• Audrey Sanders & Jim Meehan, NYC mixologists, up for James Beard Awards

Audrey Sanders & Jim Meehan, NYC mixologists, up for James Beard Awards

When it comes to cocktails, New Yorkers don’t mess around. This year’s James Beard nominees for Best Bar Program include swanky Manhattan watering holes PDT and Pegu Club — run by Jim Meehan and Audrey Sanders, respectively. “Words can’t describe how honored we are to be recognized,” says Meehan, whose hidden cocktail lounge — which […]

• Craft Beer Mavens, Sam Calagione & Garrett Oliver, Up for James Beard Award

Craft Beer Mavens, Sam Calagione & Garrett Oliver, Up for James Beard Award

If you’re a foodie, you know the James Beard Awards are a big deal. (BoozeNews: Maybe this should be called the ‘James Beerd Award’…just sayin’) I know this because Padma announces any Top Chef guest judge who has won the award like it’s an important honor.  It’s right up there with that Zagnut review and […]

• History in a Glass: Sixty Years of Wine Writing from Gourmet

History in a Glass: Sixty Years of Wine Writing from Gourmet

When Gourmet magazine debuted in the 1940s, America’s wineries were still reeling from the lingering effects of Prohibition and the loss of wines from war-torn Europe. But for every closed door, there was an open bottle: The bleak postwar years were actually a prelude to today’s unprecedented and widespread appreciation for the grape. Gourmet editor […]

• Holiday Cocktail Bar App From James Beard Honored Mixologist

Holiday Cocktail Bar App From James Beard Honored Mixologist

“Holiday Cocktail Bar” App by Liquid Architecture is on sale now. This easy-to-use app presented by Appetizer Media is an instant classic! Available on iPhone and Android, the app features dozens of original holiday cocktail recipes that are easy to make, and guaranteed crowd pleasers from James Beard honored mixologist, Kim Haasarud, and her company, […]