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2003 JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION JOURNALISM AWARDS

The James Beard Foundation Awards were held on May 2. Winners are marked with a star.

NOMINEES & WINNERS

INTERNET WRITING ON FOOD, NUTRITION, TRAVEL, RESTAURANT, AND BEVERAGE

MAGAZINE FEATURE WRITING ABOUT RESTAURANTS AND/OR CHEFS WITH OR WITHOUT RECIPES

MAGAZINE FEATURE WRITING WITH RECIPES

MAGAZINE FEATURE WRITING WITHOUT RECIPES

MAGAZINE RESTAURANT REVIEW OR CRITIQUE

MAGAZINE SERIES

MAGAZINE WRITING ON SPIRITS, WINE, OR BEER

MFK FISHER DISTINGUISHED WRITING AWARD

NEWSLETTER WRITING ON FOOD, BEVERAGE, RESTAURANT, AND NUTRITION

NEWSPAPER FEATURE WRITING ABOUT RESTAURANTS AND/OR CHEFS WITH OR WITHOUT RECIPES

NEWSPAPER FEATURE WRITING WITH RECIPES

NEWSPAPER FEATURE WRITING WITHOUT RECIPES

NEWSPAPER FOOD SECTION WITH CIRCULATION 300,000 AND ABOVE

NEWSPAPER FOOD SECTION WITH CIRCULATION UNDER 300,000

NEWSPAPER RESTAURANT REVIEW OR CRITIQUE

NEWSPAPER SERIES

NEWSPAPER WRITING ON SPIRITS, WINE, OR BEER

NEWSPAPER, MAGAZINE, OR INTERNET REPORTING ON CONSUMER ISSUES, NUTRITION, AND/OR HEALTH



INTERNET WRITING ON FOOD, NUTRITION, TRAVEL, RESTAURANT, AND BEVERAGE

Journalist: Natalie MacLean
www.nataliemaclean.com
“Lady Sings the Booze”
Journalist: Steven Shaw
www.egullet.com
“Hungary on the Redneck Riviera”
Journalist: Michael Steinberger
www.Slate.msn.com
Cold Shower: How to Spit with the Wine Pros

 



MAGAZINE FEATURE WRITING ABOUT RESTAURANTS AND/OR CHEFS WITH OR WITHOUT RECIPES

Journalist: Mitchell Davis
The Art of Eating
“Twelve Restaurants in Tokyo”
Journalist: Joe Dolce
Gourmet
“Vital Organs”
Journalist: Bruce Feiler
Gourmet
“The Therapist at the Table”

 



MAGAZINE FEATURE WRITING WITH RECIPES

Journalist: Kelly Alexander
Saveur
“Hometown Appetites”
Journalist: Maricel Presilla
Saveur
“My Eternal Cuba”
Journalist: Megan Wetherall
Saveur
“The Land of Lamb”

 



MAGAZINE FEATURE WRITING WITHOUT RECIPES

Journalist: Bill Buford
The New Yorker
“The Secret of Excess”
Journalist: Frances Lefkowitz
Body and Soul Magazine
“Savoring the Landscape”
Journalist: Lou Schuler
Men’s Health
“The New Rules of Fat”

 



MAGAZINE RESTAURANT REVIEW OR CRITIQUE

Journalist: Alan Richman
GQ Magazine
“Miss Hurley Would Like a Pair of Chopsticks”, “The Man Who Devoured 55th Street”, “Alan Richman GetsHis Tongue Around Something Chinese”
Journalist: Amy Rosen
EnRoute
“Canada’s Best New Restaurants”
Journalist: Tanya Wenman Steel
Bon Appétit
“New York Rising”

 



MAGAZINE SERIES

Journalists: Dan Hofstadter, Michael Pollan, and Phyllis Richman
Gourmet
Series: “Down on the Farm”
Journalist: Corby Kummer
The Atlantic Monthly
Series: “Artisan Food Producers”
Journalists: Patric Kuh and Kay Rentschler
Gourmet
Series: “Seasonal Kitchen”

 



MAGAZINE WRITING ON SPIRITS, WINE, OR BEER

Journalist: Roger Angell
The New Yorker
“Dry Martini”
Journalist: Stephen Beaumont
Saveur
“A Beer Called Lambic”
Journalist: Lyn Farmer
The Wine News
“House Style: Fashioning Champagnes That Resonate With the Makers’ Mark”

 



MFK FISHER DISTINGUISHED WRITING AWARD

Journalist: Lucia Adams
Pasta
“The Quest for the Perfect Sauce”
Journalist: Bruce Schoenfeld
Gourmet
“The Next Reign in Spain”
Journalist: Lettie Teague
Food & Wine
“Secret Life of a Sommelier”

 



NEWSLETTER WRITING ON FOOD, BEVERAGE, RESTAURANT, AND NUTRITION

Journalist: Cole Danehower
Oregon Wine Report
Journalist: Natalie MacLean
Nat Decants Wine Newsletter
Journalist: David Rosengarten
The Rosengarten Report

 



NEWSPAPER FEATURE WRITING ABOUT RESTAURANTS AND/OR CHEFS WITH OR WITHOUT RECIPES

Journalist: Sheila Himmel
San Jose Mercury News
“Serve You Right: Caring for Diners Is a Learnable Art”
Journalist: Dai Huynh
Houston Chronicle
“Hugo’s Journey”
Journalist: Charles Perry
Los Angeles Times
“Splendid Dives”

 



NEWSPAPER FEATURE WRITING WITH RECIPES

Journalist: Candy Sagon
Washington Post
“9x13: In Praise ofthe Perfect Pan”
Journalist: Kim Severson
San Francisco Chronicle
“Heart & Soul of an Inn: Manka’s Margaret Grade Turns an Old Hunting Lodge on Its Head”
Journalist: Tara Duggan
San Francisco Chronicle
“Salad Feng Shui: Balance and Simplicity Lead to a Harmonious Plate of Greens”

 



NEWSPAPER FEATURE WRITING WITHOUT RECIPES

Journalist: Charles Martin
The Cincinnati Enquirer
“Minding His Pews & ‘Que”
Journalist: Kim Severson
San Francisco Chronicle
“High Stakes: Bay Area at the Forefront of the Big-Bucks Battle Between Backers of Grass-Fed Beef and Traditional Cattlemen”
Journalist: Patricia Talorico
The News Journal, New Castle, DE
“Flat-Out Delicious”

 



NEWSPAPER FOOD SECTION WITH CIRCULATION 300,000 AND ABOVE

Editor: Dave Michaels
The Arizona Republic
Editor: Miriam Morgan
San Francisco Chronicle
Editor: Lee S. Dean
Star Tribune, Minneapolis

 



NEWSPAPER FOOD SECTION WITH CIRCULATION UNDER 300,000

Editor: Kathleen Purvis
The Charlotte Observer
Editor: Suzanne Martinson
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Editor: Judith Evans
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 



NEWSPAPER RESTAURANT REVIEW OR CRITIQUE

Journalist: Jill Posey-Smith
Riverfront Times, St. Louis
“Paradise Regained”, “Pepper Rally”, “Perfection is Possible”
Journalist: Jason Sheehan
Westword, Denver
“Man with a Plan”, “Deli Dally”, “Life on the Line”
Journalist: Robb Walsh
Houston Press
“Home of the Squealer”, “There’s Something About Larry’s”, “The Barbecue Ward”

 



NEWSPAPER SERIES

Journalist: Dara Moskowitz
City Pages, Minneapolis
Series: “Dear Dara”
“Youngand Restless”, “Chain Fools”, “Fresh Fish Lowdown”
Journalists: Kim Severson and Lynne Char Bennett
San Francisco Chronicle
Series: “Turkey Training Camp”
“The Most American of Meals Draws Rookies: The Bay Area’s Worst Cooks Vie for a Chance to Learn with a Pro”, “The Challenge Begins: Our Winner Learns to Plan, Shop, and Prep”, “Countdown to Thanksgiving: Our Training Camp Recruit Tackles the Turkey”
Journalist: Robb Walsh
Houston Press
Series: “The Future of Fusion”
“Noodle Gazing”, “Thai Raid”, “Asian Cajuns”

 



NEWSPAPER WRITING ON SPIRITS, WINE, OR BEER

Journalists: Matt Lee and Ted Lee
The New York Times
“On Madeira, Bottled Treasure”
Journalist: Charles Martin
Cincinnati Enquirer
“Bourbon’s Secret Is in the Barrel”
Journalist: Rod Smith
Los Angeles Times
“Winegrowing Season: Waiting for the Valley to Inhale”

 



NEWSPAPER, MAGAZINE, OR INTERNET REPORTING ON CONSUMER ISSUES, NUTRITION, AND/OR HEALTH

Journalist: Barry Estabrook
Gourmet
“The Wild and the Farmed”
Journalist: Bruce Porter
Gourmet
“The Nature of the Beast”
Journalist: Mark Stuertz
Dallas Observer
“Green Giant”

 


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