JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The co-owner of a prominent restaurant in Mississippi's capital has been arrested and charged with murder, police said.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Manchester restaurant is among six recipients of a national award for regional establishments.
The Puritan Backroom is being given an America's Classic Award by the...
NEW YORK (AP) — After earthquakes, as hurricanes blow and drench, when wildfires chew through neighborhoods and volcanoes spew deadly lava, look for a gregarious chef toting huge and mighty paella...
Here's a sentence that might come as a surprise: Cabbage is cool.
That taken-for-granted vegetable, that sturdy, dense staple of many a poor, ancestral homeland, is finally getting...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Rendezvous restaurant says the son of the founder of the famed BBQ joint in Memphis, Tennessee, has died. Nick Vergos was 67.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rice was a staple in JJ Johnson's home when he was growing up. It was also a food he despised.
"My mom made overcooked rice," Johnson, now a James Beard Foundation-nominated...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — When celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich decided to open a restaurant in Pittsburgh's Strip District in 2001, she arrived in a neighborhood filled with warehouses and...
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi chef has won a major culinary award after five previous nominations, a victory that the chef describes as "just an incredible feeling."
CHICAGO (AP) — The winners of the 2019 James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards announced Monday are:
CHICAGO (AP) — Chef Ashley Christensen's comfort food at Poole's Diner in North Carolina and the modern Israeli cuisine at Zahav in Philadelphia took top honors Monday night at the James Beard...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An acclaimed South Carolina restaurant that built its reputation by elevating simple Southern food is closing at the end of April, with the owner saying he's ready for...
NEW YORK (AP) — Memoirist no more? It's hard to believe, but "Save Me the Plums" just might be the last such narrative for Ruth Reichl.
Her latest, after "Tender at the Bone," ''Comfort Me...
ATLANTA (AP) — An award-winning barbecue restaurant in Atlanta has been destroyed in a fire.
News outlets said the fire in the pit area at B's Cracklin' Barbecue was reported shortly before...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sam Jones, known for cooking some of the most acclaimed whole hog barbecue in the South, is coming to Raleigh.
The fourth-generation pitmaster and James Beard semifinalist is opening his second Sam Jones BBQ restaurant at 502 W. Lenoir St., in the former Dusty's Garage near Boylan Heights, he said, forecasting an opening next fall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Spider-Man" star Tom Holland has tasted pumpkin seeds, but never actual pumpkin.
However, all that changed for the British actor during a recent Thanksgiving cooking lesson with "Avengers" co-director Joe Russo and chef Jessica Largey who introduced him to kabocha squash, a delicacy known as Japanese pumpkin.
The exclusive cooking lesson was held at Russo's new restaurant called Simone in the arts district of downtown Los Angeles.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami is trying to rebuild a neighborhood that was once a vibrant center for black culture, and a celebrity chef is contributing what he does best: food.
Marcus Samuelsson has bought a former pool hall in Miami's Overtown neighborhood and plans to open a restaurant there later this year.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ella Brennan, who couldn't cook but played a major role in putting New Orleans on the world's culinary map, died Thursday. She was 92.
"Tonight, the iconic Commander's Palace sign will not be lit," said a statement emailed from the Commander's Family of Restaurants. It said Brennan died with family and friends by her side, and services will be private.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some top chefs from around the country are gathering to show that school lunches can be more than just chicken nuggets and tater tots.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In the fine dining world, if you listen closely and promise not to quote anybody on the record, you can hear industry lifers aghast at the thought of a pitmaster winning the James Beard Foundation's award for Best Chef Southeast, as Rodney Scott did earlier this month.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Chef Nina Compton of Compère Lapin restaurant took home the South's top chef award at the James Beard Awards.
The outstanding bar program went to cocktail bar Cure when the honors were given out Monday in Chicago. The awards are considered the Oscars of the culinary world.
Compton and Cure were among the eight nominees from New Orleans this year.
CHICAGO (AP) — The winners of the 2018 James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards announced Monday are:
NATIONAL RESTAURANT AND CHEF AWARDS
— Best New Restaurant
— Outstanding Baker
Belinda Leong and Michel Suas, B. Patisserie, San Francisco
— Outstanding Bar Program
Cure, New Orleans
— Outstanding Chef
Gabrielle Hamilton, Prune, New York City
— Outstanding Pastry Chef
Dolester Miles, Highlands Bar & Grill, Birmingham, Alabama
CHICAGO (AP) — Chef and owner Gabrielle Hamilton of Prune restaurant in New York City took home the outstanding chef award Monday night at the James Beard Awards , and Alabama's Highlands Bar and Grill won the outstanding restaurant honor.
NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Balducci, the New Yorker whose famed Greenwich Village gourmet food mecca attracted fans including Anna Wintour, Lou Reed and Lena Horne, has died. He was 92.
He and his wife, Nina Balducci, "really taught New York how to eat and cook genuine Italian food at a time when it was perceived as little more than pizza and pasta covered with red sauce and gooey cheese," wrote food critic Julia della Croce.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Robert Plant was famished after kicking off his U.S. tour with the Sensational Space Shifters in Raleigh, North Carolina, but the kitchen was closed when the Led Zeppelin frontman took his backing band to Garland, a top eatery in town.
The restaurant's owners showed them a whole lotta love anyway, feeding them free of charge.
CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — A popular Maine restaurant owned by an eight-time James Beard award semifinalist has permanently closed after 15 years in operation.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More than two dozen chefs, including some of New Orleans' finest, are asking members of Congress to shoot down bills that would change fisheries management, which they say could lead to overfishing.