James Beard Awards http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Five St. Louis food names included as James Beard semifinalists http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/five-st-louis-food-names-included-james-beard-semifinalists <p>Four St. Louis chefs and one restaurant have been named as <a href="http://www.jamesbeard.org/index.php?q=node/99">James Beard Award</a> semifinalists.</p><p>In case you&#39;re not familiar with the awards, they are described as &quot;the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America&quot; on their website - or, <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/foodies-take-note-james-beard-semifinalists-include-four-local-names">as Time magazine put it</a>, &quot;the Oscars of the food world.&quot;</p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 16:41:06 +0000 Kelsey Proud 3108 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Five St. Louis food names included as James Beard semifinalists Foodies take note: James Beard semifinalists include four local names http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/foodies-take-note-james-beard-semifinalists-include-four-local-names <p>St. Louis foodies, this one&#39;s for you.</p><p>Four local culinary names have been designated James Beard Award semifinalists, the St. Louis Business Journal <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2011/02/17/chefs-named-james-beard-semifinalists.html">reports</a>.</p><p>For those of you unfamiliar with the James Beard Award, the Journal says Time magazine called it the &quot;Oscars of the food world.&quot;</p><p> Thu, 17 Feb 2011 19:33:44 +0000 Kelsey Proud 554 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Foodies take note: James Beard semifinalists include four local names