Counter Intelligence

Twittering James Beard

Posted in District of Columbia by melissamccart on May 4, 2009

I kind of loved reading twitter on James Beard night. In a weird way, it’s like listening to a ball game on the radio. Some twits from attendees. Curious who won? Scroll to the end.

joeyonanI know it’s his signature but mario leave the crocs home when you put on the pinstripes!

WARojasFrom the back row, martha (stewart) looks like a blond disco ball #jbf

beardfoundationHey, what’s that? Momofuku’s Dave Chang has grown hair.

seriouseatsJohn currence of city grocery wins best chef south-“he’s like a donut with gooey cream center” -chef alex of Butter #jbf

WARojasGuess the #jbf judges didn’t get the memo that tonight’s supposed to be about women chefs; white males keep walking off with all the medal

fotorulesTom Collichio just came in the press room … All is well in the food world.

thefoodsectionSo, I’ve heard that Mario is slimming down, and I think it’s true.

johntedgeAt Beard Awards. South shows well. Currence n Latta n Foose win. Jack Arnold of Arnold’s Country Kitchen woos his wife and the masses.

beardfoundationRT @thefeednyc John T. Edge, who’s who: “I like champagne. It makes sweaty crowds tolerable. Gin does, too.”

WARojasThe pickled trout whipped up by Jamie Leeds and Antonio Burrell is not to be trifled with (bold fish, resplendent swiss chard) #jbf

beardfoundationRT @hseanbrock just took a piss beside thomas keller.

For the awards, click here. 

For more tweets from the winners, click here.


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  1. Metrocurean said, on May 5, 2009 at 10:28 am

    Just like listening to a game on the radio! Too funny.

  2. gansie @endless simmer said, on May 11, 2009 at 10:27 pm

    loving @WARojas tweets. put the bathroom tweet is totally the winner.

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