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3:05 am on Saturday May 14, 2011

After a near James Beard win, a chat with Cypress' Craig Deihl

Cypress Restaurant's executive chef Craig Deihl came oh-so-close to being the next in a long line of Charleston chefs to pull in a James Beard award. Alas, it was not to be. However, the attention has earned Deihl a bronze star of sorts in the form...
6:29 pm on Monday May 9, 2011

Of 5 Charleston James Beard semifinalists and one finalist, no dice

Update May 9: Alas, the lone Charleston finalist, Cypress Executive Chef Craig Deihl, didn't prevail in the Best Chef Southeast category. Instead the award went to Andrea Reusing of Chapel Hill's Lantern (whose food, I must concede, looks pretty...
4:36 am on Tuesday May 4, 2010

McCrady's Sean Brock nominated for James Beard award (update: He wins!)

Image by McCrady's Restaurant Update May 4: More details added below, general cleanup. Update May 3: Sean Brock finds has garnered the 2010's Best Chef Southeast title at the James Beard Foundation Awards on Monday night, saying "holy shit!" when he...
4:24 am on Monday February 22, 2010

Three Charleston chefs advance to the James Beard semifinal round

Image by Flickr user drobnikm Three of Charleston's most talented and celebrated chefs have advanced to the semifinal round for Best Chef: Southeast in the James Beard Awards. Go check out the story at the Charleston City Paper. If you'd like to...