Critic's Notebook

Why Renee Erickson Won the James Beard Award

And why it should've been in the name of one of her worthier restaurants.

05/04/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Awards & Accolades

Here's How Seattle Fared at the 2016 James Beard Awards

Let's hear it for our Best Chef Northwest...

05/02/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

These Are Seattle's James Beard Nominees for 2016

Three cheers for Canlis and our Best Chef Northwest contenders.

03/15/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

Hey, Look: Seattle's 2016 James Beard Award Semifinalists

Nice work, Seattle.

02/17/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Slideshow

Slide Show: Premier Chefs Dinner

05/18/2015

Awards & Accolades

And the James Beard Best Chef Northwest Is...

...Blaine Wetzel, who gave one of the night's more memorable speeches.

05/04/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Name TBD

Several of the town's culinary heavyhitters have big plans, but no names.

03/27/2015 By Caroline Ferguson and Jeanny Rhee

Awards & Accolades

These Are Seattle's 2015 James Beard Finalists

Aka the contenders for Best Chef Northwest

03/24/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

Here Are Seattle's 2015 James Beard Award Semifinalists

Hey, look...a lot of familiar names.

02/18/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: May 28–June 3

This week: Tavolàta and Tallulah's flex their green thumbs, Mamnoon has an industry dinner, and Meeru Dhalwala comes to the Book Larder.

05/27/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Slide Show

Prom Photos: Seattle Chefs at the 2014 James Beard Awards

Win or lose, there's always the after party.

05/06/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

Blaine Wetzel Wins James Beard Rising Star Chef of the Year

The next three hours of the ceremony were pretty uneventful for local contenders.

05/05/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

Seattle's 2014 James Beard Nominees

The long list just got short.

03/18/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

Seattle's 2014 James Beard Award Semifinalists

Seattle, this could be a pretty good year.

02/19/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Recommended Reading

Nosh Pit Reading List

The fight over half the world's sockeye salmon, and an intimate look at Kim Jong-il through the eyes of his former nanny/sidekick.

06/06/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

Awards & Accolades

Slide Show: Seattle Chefs at the James Beard Awards

Some red carpet photos (and a little color commentary) from last night's James Beard Awards.

05/07/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

Seattle at the James Beard Awards: Wait Till Next Year

For a medal with a bald dude on it, the James Beard Award proves an elusive mistress for Seattle's delegation.

05/06/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

These Are Seattle's (Okay, Washington's) 2013 James Beard Award Nominees

Only a handful of Seattle names will represent us in New York. But what a handful it is.

03/18/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Food News

Neighborhood Food News

Have a hand in the James Beard Awards, get your hands on one elusive beer, and a handy guide to Malts and Milkshakes.

12/19/2012 By Danielle Zorn

Critic’s Notebook

What Do Tom Douglas and Matt Dillon Have in Common?

More than shiny new James Beard hardware, it turns out.

05/14/2012 By Kathryn Robinson