2010 James Beard Award Winners Announced, Atlanta A No Show

The James Beard Awards, handed out by the … James Beard Foundation (shocking I know), are the most prestigious culinary awards this country has to offer.  The annual event concluded just a short while ago … Read more →

Time Magazine On The Decline Of Restaurant Critics And The Rise Of Food Bloggers

James Beard Award-winning writer Josh Ozersky has scribed a very interesting piece for Time Magazine on the cosmic shift in the world of media.  Specifically focused on his area of expertise (that of the restaurant … Read more →

James Beard Foundation Award Semifinalists

The James Beard Awards are the United States’ version of the food Oscars.  Today, the JB Foundation announced their semifinalists for this years awards. The neat thing about the awards is that have nationwide categories … Read more →

Empire State South By Hugh Acheson Sets Sail In April [Openings]

Georgia has long been unofficially known as the Empire State of the South.  Now, it looks like we’re finally ready to make that official (at least in the restaurant world).  Empire State South is set … Read more →

Shaun Doty’s Meal At The James Beard House

Late last December, I ran a little post on then upcoming meal at the James Beard House.  Atlanta chef/restaurateur Shaun Doty was scheduled to be the guest chef for one of the JBH’s special dinners.  … Read more →

Shaun’s Southern Charm: Atlanta’s Shaun Doty To Cook At James Beard House Dinner

More cool news for the Dirty.  Recent ITCK participant Shaun Doty is headed to NYC in early February.  While there, he’ll cook dinner at the James Beard House.  In addition to handing out the James … Read more →

The James Beard Foundation’s Favorite Hamburger [Recipe]

Was puttering around the ‘net the other day.  A cookout was around the corner so I wanted to see if there was something out there for me to do with my burgers.  Luckily, the James … Read more →

Atlanta Shows Strong For The 2009 James Beard Awards Semi-finals

So I actually have a ton of work to do right now for my 9-5 … thus, this will be brief.  Maybe I’ll come back later to add some context and some links…but in the … Read more →

Tokyo Taste 2009 – Another Exciting Out Of Town Event

I love to hear about all the international conventions going on!  I am never able to attend, so I basically get the neener-neener feeling by simply visiting the website of the offending event!  That said, … Read more →

First Impressions: Craft/Craftbar Restaurant – Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

Last night, I met a few buddies over at Craftbar for some drinks, a nibble of food, and a touch of stuffiness.  Craftbar and Craft, the big brother that looms upstairs, are Atlanta’s versions of … Read more →