James Beard Awards

Kalaya restaurant in Philadelphia.
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Shara Dae Howard
May 04, 2020 - 8:46 pm
The 30th annual James Beard Awards finalist announcements were held on Twitter Monday afternoon, with several Philadelphia restaurants and chefs making the list. Read more here.
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Hamantaschen at Essen Bakery
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Hadas Kuznits
March 06, 2020 - 6:00 am
Essen Bakery in South Philadelphia returns with a traditional holiday cookie in some less conventional flavors. Listen to the KYW Newsradio original podcast What's Cooking here.
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Kalaya restaurant in Philadelphia.
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Hadas Kuznits
February 26, 2020 - 5:29 pm
Semifinalist nominations for the James Beard Awards in May were announced Wednesday morning, and several of the nominees were from the Philadelphia area. Read more here.
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Visit Philadelphia
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Hadas Kuznits
January 30, 2020 - 4:50 pm
Visit Philadelphia has partnered with the James Beard Foundation to help promote food tourism in the city this year. Listen to the full story on the KYW Newsradio original podcast What’s Cooking.
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Zahav restaurant in Society Hill, Philadelphia
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Tim Jimenez
May 07, 2019 - 7:08 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Good luck booking a table at Zahav — already one of the toughest restaurants in Philadelphia to get a reservation — now that it has been named Outstanding Restaurant by the James Beard Foundation. The foundation's awards ceremony took place Monday night in Chicago,...
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The national James Beard Award nominations were announced Wednesday, and Philadelphia was on the shortlist representing culinary excellence, vying for this award known as the Oscars of food awards.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 27, 2019 - 4:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The national James Beard Award nominations were announced Wednesday, and Philadelphia was on the shortlist representing culinary excellence, vying for this award known as the Oscars of food awards. Cristina Martinez of South Philly Barbacoa had a genuine reaction when...
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Camille Cogswell
Alexandra Hawkins
John McDevitt
May 08, 2018 - 2:43 pm
The James Beard Awards, known as "the Oscars of food," were handed out in Chicago on Monday night. Among the winners was the pastry chef of Society Hill Middle Eastern restaurant Zahav. The rising star chef of the year award went to Camille Cogswell, Philadelphia's only winner this year. "It's a...
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