May 5 Morning Roundup

A Crafty Lass presents honey vanilla rhubarb, Simple Provisions takes a shellacking on Chowhound, La Belle Vie’s Tim McKee wins the Beard Award for Best Chef, Midwest, beating out Alma and 112 Eatery, Jiggers documents a terrifying-looking hippie food bus, the palak paneer sequel from Les Petites Images, Stewart Woodman isn’t going to simply take […]


James Beard Awards Update

The Best Chef, Midwest category has been narrowed down to Isaac Becker (112 Eatery), Tim McKee (La Belle Vie), Alexander Roberts (Alma), Gerard Craft (of Niche in St. Louis, MO) and Colby Garrelts (of Bluestem in Kansas City, MO). Breitbach’s Country Dining (of Sherrill, IA) gets an America’s Classic Award.