Monday, May 03, 2010

James Beard Awards 2010 Results

Outstanding Chef: Tom Colicchio
Outstanding Restaurant: Daniel
Best New Restaurant: Marea
Outstanding Pastry Chef: Nicole Plue (Redd)
Outstanding Service: Alinea
Outstanding Wine Service: Bernard Sun, Restaurant Jean Georges
Best Chef Southwest: Claude Le Tohic (Joel Robuchon MGM Grand Las Vegas)
Best Chef Southeast: Sean Brock (McCrady’s)
Best Chef South: Michael Schwartz (Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink)
Best Chef Pacific: David Kinch (Manresa)
Best Chef Northwest: Jason Wilson (Crush)
Best Chef Northeast: Clark Frasier and Mark Gaier (Arrows)
Best Chef New York City: Daniel Humm (Eleven Madison Park)
Best Chef Midwest: Alexander Roberts (Restaurant Alma)
Best Chef Mid-Atlantic: Jeff Michaud (Osteria)
Best Chef Great Lakes: Koren Grieveson (Avec)
Rising Star Chef: Timothy Hollingsworth (French Laundry)

Ambivalent About Momofuku

First, am I the only person who thinks "Momofuku" does not mean Lucky Peach or refer to the name of some obscure ramen person from...