2011 James Beard Finalists

It's that time of year again, no...not President's Day time of year, when we celebrate a group of old white guys, most of whom screwed things up, with big sales on linens and department store clothing made in other countries. No, it's the awards time of year. Some of these awards are vapid and downright … Continue reading 2011 James Beard Finalists

James Beard Semifinalists

Well, since the Olympics are happening, might as well throw some food & drink awards into the mix as well.  The James Beard Award semifinalists were announced today.  Among the nominess, there were a few of  whisky-related note in the Outstanding Wine & Spirits Professional category: Clear Creek Distillery, Portland, OR Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery, … Continue reading James Beard Semifinalists