Tonight, the James Beard Foundation Awards, also known as the Oscars of the culinary world, announced this year's winners at the Awards Ceremony and Gala Reception at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall in New York City.
- Vincent Guerithault on Wolfgang Puck and Kevin Binkley
- Bink's Mid ... More >>
Check, please? Yes, please.
From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at downtown's CityScape, Check, Please! Arizona, KAET Channel 8's restaurant-review series hosted by James Beard Award-winning chef Robert McGrath, will take its show on the road by hosting its very own food festival.
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Festival season's about to hit full tilt. Are you ready? Now you are. Here are some of our favorite local food & beverage events happening from now until the end of April:
2/1 - Haute Chocolate Market & Festival
Where: Heard Museum
Price: $30 in advance, $35 day of the event and $45 for V ... More >>
This just in: Valley chef Kevin Binkley -- the guy pretty much everyone agrees owns the best restaurant in Arizona -- did not win the 2012 James Beard Best Chef Southwest award this year. Instead, the honors went to Paul Qui, executive chef of Uchiko in Austin, Texas.
Last year, the category tied. ... More >>
Last month, the James Beard Foundation announced its semifinalists for the 2012 JBF Restaurant and Chefs Awards -- and the Valley got loved on -- hard.
Silvana Salcido Esparza, owner and chef of Barrio Cafe and Barrio Queen, and chef Kevin Binkley of Binkley's Restaurant and Café Bink were both n ... More >>
Brett Vibber in the kitchen at Center BistroYsterday, Chef Brett Vibber of Center Bistro shared his stories of travel in Italy. Today he dishes more about his childhood in Tempe as the son of two local teachers and working his way up from pizza to fine dining.
When did you ... More >>
Nobody from Arizona made the cut for the James Beard Awards' finalists lists earlier this week, but one local chef is getting an incredible chance for exposure to the culinary community at large.
Quiessence chef-owner Greg LaPrad just confirmed he will be a guest chef at the James Bea ... More >>
Winning a James Beard Award is the holy grail of culinary achievement. (Yes, despite what you might think, having your own Food Network show is not quite as important as the Beard Awards.) Last week, when the nominees for this year's awards were announced, it got me thinking about how life migh ... More >>