Congratulations to Los Angeles area James Beard Foundation nominees:
for journalism: to Jonathan Gold, and to Andrew Knowlton and Epicurious for websites; and to San Francisco-based Chow.com, parent of our beloved Chowhound;
to Barbara Fairchild and Dorie Greenspan for Bon Appetit columns and cookbooks;
to Philippe Starck for the design of Bazaar;
to Suzanne Goin for outstanding chef;
to the Bazaar for best new restaurant and to Patina for wine service.
Final awards are handed out May 4 in N.Y.
Do you agree that L.A. was again kinda robbed?