Congrats to the James Beard Foundation Award winners!

The James Beard Foundation presented their prestigious JBF Awards the other night. Congratulations to the following Culinaria subjects who won:

Best Chef: West
Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, Animal, Los Angeles

In the book category:

General Cooking
The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science
J. Kenji López-Alt
(W. W. Norton & Company)

Writing and Literature  
Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning)
Marion Nestle
(Oxford University Press)

And congratulations to those nominated:

Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul/Host: Jacques Pépin/Producer: Tina Salter/Airs on: KQED-TV

“Edible Life”/Corby Kummer/New Republic