Three Portland Nominees have made the list.As expected, the James Beard Foundation has announced the finalists for the Restaurant and Chef award categories. Here are the results for Oregon:Outstanding Restauranteur of the year Portland nominee:Akkapong "Earl" Ninsom - Langbaan, Hat Yai, Eem, PaaDee, Phuket CafeBest Chef Northwest and Pacific:Thomas … [Read more...] about James Beard Foundation 2022 Awards Finalists Announced
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Oregon list has seven Semifinalists. Finalists to be announced March 16After a two-year holding period due to the pandemic, The James Beard Foundation announced its list of finalists this week. Restaurant and Chef Awards nominees will be revealed on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, in Scottsdale, AZ. Portland Semifinalists: Outstanding RestaurateurAkkapong "Earl" … [Read more...] about James Beard Award Semifinalists for 2022 Announced
After a long delay because of Covid-19, The James Beard Foundation has announced the 2020 nominations. You can read the full (huge) list on the PFD-PR website. Note that there is little chance all of these nominees will make it to the finals, but as they say, it's an honor just to be nominated.Here are the James Beard Foundation's Oregon Nominations Best New … [Read more...] about 2020 James Beard Foundation Nominations Announced
OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM THE JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION REGARDING THE 2020 AWARDS AND COVID-19 The James Beard Foundation is acutely aware of the health and safety concerns surrounding the current COVID-19 pandemic. We are also mindful of how this virus is negatively impacting the hospitality industry at large, both from a well-being and economic standpoint. As such, our … [Read more...] about James Beard Foundation Postpones 2020 Awards
Barista Coffee, Billy Wilson's new venture is now open at 539 NW 13th street. He's got some beautiful equipment including a stunning vacuum pot, and coffee from Stumptown, Ecco Caffe and Chicago's Intelligentsia: you can pick which bean you want them to use for your cup. This makes for some interesting comparisons. Of course a selection of beans from the variously featured … [Read more...] about Barista Coffee NW 13th Open, Is It Bad Manners to Photograph Food?