The James Beard Foundation's journalism awards at the Grand Hyatt honored writers for food writing for periodicals. Gourmet magazine came out on top with six of the 15 awards.
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Magazine or Newspaper Writing on Consumer Nutrition Issues: Judith Weinraub of The Washington Post's article “Endangered Species? Why the Cheese You Enjoy Today Could Be Gone Tomorrow”
Internet Writing: Corby Kummer of Atlantic Unbound's articles “Tuscany Reluctantly”, ”Bygone World of the Bialy” and “Confessions of a Cookie Eater”
Magazine Feature Writing with Recipes: Pat Conroy of Gourmet's article “An Oyster Roast.Like Tasting Heaven”
Newspaper Feature Writing with Recipes: Vincent Schiavelli of the Los Angeles Times' article “Sicilian Summers”
Magazine Feature Writing without Recipes: Adrian Bailey of Gourmet's article “The Indomitable Miss D.H.”
Newspaper Feature Writing without Recipes: Jeannette Batz of The Riverfront Times's article “Fertile Imagination”
Magazine Feature Writing about Restaurants and/or Chefs with or without Recipes: Bruce Feiler of Gourmet's article “Pocketful of Dough”
Newspaper Feature Writing about Restaurants and/or Chefs with or without Recipes: Douglas Hanks III of The Washington Post's article “The Sherrill's Secret”
Magazine Restaurant Review or Critique: Jonathan Gold of Gourmet
Newspaper Restaurant Review or Critique: Dara Moskowitz of City Pages, Minneapolis
Magazine or Newspaper Series: Laurie Ochoa, David Karp and Warren Schultz of Gourmet's series “The Next Family Farm”, ”Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “Cold Comfort Farm”
Magazine Column: Corby Kummer of The Atlantic Monthly's articles “Ice Cream For Beginners”, ”A Better Egg” and “Craftsman Cheese”
Newspaper Column: Robert L. Wolke of The Washington Post's articles “Food 101: Salt Talks”, ”Sea Salt Shakedown” and “Salt, the Final Episode”
Magazine Writing on Spirits, Wine and Beer: David Lynch of Wine & Spirits' article “Total Tequila”
M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award: Shoba Narayan of Gourmet's article “The God of Small Feasts”