Fodder for Thought | James Beard Edition

While you’re busy running service, we’re scouring the Internet in search of the latest and greatest stories to hit the airwaves. This week, we’re celebrating the James Beard Journalism Award winners with a Fodder for Thought TAKEOVER! Linked below are all the award-winning stories – from the best profiles to the top food & culture writings, curl with your browser and catch up with the best of the best from the James Beard Foundation!


2017 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards


The New York Times Magazine | A Haitian Grandmother’s Home-Cooked Porridge, Kimchi Fried Rice, Korean Comfort Food, and “Casa Calamari

Francis Lam 


Dining and Travel

Eater | I Want Crab. Pure Maryland Crab

Bill Addison


Food and Culture

Roads & Kingdoms | A Last Dinner in the Jungle

Shane Mitchell


Food and Health

Cooking Light | Brain Food

Hunter Lewis, Carolyn Williams, Sidney Fry, and Peggy Knickerbocker


Food Coverage in a General-Interest Publication

The New Yorker Food Issue

David Remnick, Lauren Collins, Dana Goodyear, and Carolyn Kormann


Food Reporting

Associated Press | Exploited in Paradise series

Martha Mendoza and Margie Mason



Cooking Light | Recipes with Roots: The True Meaning of Turkey

Francis Lam


Local Impact

The Post and Courier | Free Crabs!, A Significant Goodbye, Feeding the Prison System

Hanna Raskin


Personal Essay

Serious Eats | All I Want Are Some Potato Skins

Keith Pandolfi



Thrillist | Finding Pete Wells: A Search for America’s Most Dangerous Restaurant Critic

Kevin Alexander


Visual Storytelling

Eater | Thrill Ride

Vince Dixon and Mariya Pylayev


Wine, Spirits, and Other Beverages

Thrillist | The Great Craft Beer Sellout

Dave Infante


Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award

Portland Monthly | High Chairs and Hard Core, The X-Files, Beyond Biscuits and Gravy

Karen Brooks


MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award

Roads & Kingdoms | The Dog Thief Killings

Calvin Godfrey


Publication of the Year

Roads & Kingdoms 

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