Winners of the 2013 James Beard media awards

  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • May 3, 2013 - 9:00 PM

The winners of the 2013 James Beard Foundation book, broadcast and journalism awards announced Friday are:



_ Cookbook of the Year

"Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America" by Maricel E. Presilla

_ Cookbook Hall of Fame

Anne Willan

_ American Cooking

"Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking" by Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart

_ Baking and Dessert

"Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza" by Ken Forkish

_ Beverage

"Wine Grapes: A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and Flavours" by Jancis Robinson, Julia Harding and Jose Vouillamoz

_ Cooking from a Professional Point of View

"Toque! Creators of a New Quebec Gastronomy" by Normand Laprise

_ Focus on Health

"Cooking Light The New Way to Cook Light — Fresh Food & Bold Flavors for Today's Home Cook" by Scott Mowbray and Ann Taylor Pittman

_ General Cooking

"Canal House Cooks Every Day" by Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer

_ International

"Jerusalem: A Cookbook" by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi

_ Photography

"What Katie Ate: Recipes and Other Bits & Pieces" by Katie Quinn Davies

_ Reference and Scholarship

"The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World" by Sandor Ellix Katz

_ Single Subject

"Ripe: A Cook in the Orchard" by Nigel Slater

_ Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian

"Roots: The Definitive Compendium with More Than 225 Recipes" by Diane Morgan

_ Writing and Literature

"Yes, Chef: A Memoir" by Marcus Samuelsson



_ Radio Show/Audio Webcast

"Fear of Frying"

Host: Nina Barrett

Area: WBEZ

Producer: Lynette Kalsnes

_ Special/Documentary (Television or Video Webcast)

"The Restaurateur"

Network: PBS

Producer: Roger Sherman

_ Television Program, In Studio or Fixed Location

"CBS Sunday Morning: Eat, Drink and Be Merry"

Host: Charles Osgood

Network: CBS

Producers: Gavin Boyle, Amol Mhatre, Rand Morrison, Amy Rosner, Jason Sacca and Robin Sanders

_ Television Program, On Location

"The Mind of a Chef"

Host: Anthony Bourdain

Network: PBS

Producers: Anthony Bourdain, Joe Caterini, Alexandra Chaden, Jonathan Cianfrani, Christopher Collins, Peter Meehan, Michael Steed and Lydia Tenaglia

_ Television Segment

"Friday Arts, Art of Food"

Network: WHYY TV

Producer: Monica Rogozinski

_ Video Webcast, Fixed Location and/or Instructional

"How to Cocktail"

Producers: Kit Codik, Scott Kritz and Noah Rothbaum

_ Video Webcast, On Location

"The Perennial Plate: Real Food World Tour"

Hosts: Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine

Producers: Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine

_ Outstanding Personality/Host

Host: Andrew Zimmern

Show: "Bizarre Foods America"

Network: Travel Channel



_ Publication of the Year Award


_ Cooking, Recipes or Instruction

Matt Goulding, Matthew Kadey with Tamar Adler and Paul Kita

Men's Health

"The Butcher Is Back!," "The Six-Pack Foods of Summer," "Southern Food Rises Again"

_ Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award

Tejal Rao

Village Voice

"Bangkok Pop, No Fetishes," "The Sweet Taste of Success," "Enter the Comfort Zone at 606 R&D"

_ Food and Culture

Ann Taylor Pittman

Cooking Light

"Mississippi Chinese Lady Goes Home to Korea"

_ Food and Travel

Adam Sachs

Travel + Leisure

"The Best Little Eating Town in Europe"

_ Food Coverage in a General-Interest Publication

Men's Health

Adina Steiman

_ Food Politics, Policy and the Environment

Tracie McMillan

The American Prospect with the Food & Environment Reporting Network

"As Common As Dirt"

_ Food-related Columns

Adam Sachs

Bon Appetit

The Obsessivore: "I'm Big On Japan," "Everyone's a Critic," "The Tradition Starts Here"

_ Group Food Blog

Dark Rye

_ Health and Well-being

Rachael Moeller Gorman


"Solving the Sugar Puzzle"

_ Humor

Alice Laussade

Dallas Observer

"The Cheap Bastard's Ultimate Guide to Eating like a Total Cheap Bastard in Dallas"

_ Individual Food Blog

Hunter Angler Gardener Cook

Hank Shaw

_ MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award

Mike Sula

Chicago Reader

"Chicken of the Trees"

_ Personal Essay

Fuchsia Dunlop

Lucky Peach

"London Town"

_ Profile

Brett Martin


"Danny and the Electric Kung Pao Pastrami Test"

_ Visual Storytelling

Michele Outland and Fiorella Valdesolo

Gather Journal

"Starters," "Dessert," "Smoke & Ash"

_ Wine, Spirits and other Beverages

Michael Steinberger

"A Vintage Crime"

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