Karen Akunowicz, Jody Adams, J.M. Hirsch, Galleria Umberto Win 2018 James Beard Foundation Awards - NBC10 Boston

Karen Akunowicz, Jody Adams, J.M. Hirsch, Galleria Umberto Win 2018 James Beard Foundation Awards

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    The winners of the 2018 James Beard Foundation awards have been announced, and local winners include a chef, a restaurateur, a writer, and a neighborhood eatery.

    According to several sources, including a post last night from Eater Boston, Karen Akunowicz of Myers + Chang in Boston's South End won Best Chef: Northeast, Jody Adams of Trade, Porto, and Saloniki was inducted into the Who's Who of Food & Beverage in America, J.M. Hirsch of Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Magazine won an award in the "dining and travel" category for his article "In Pursuit of Perfect Hummus," and Galleria Umberto in the North End was picked as one of five spots called "America's Classics." Eater says that the last three picks had been announced previously, with Akunowicz's award being mentioned last night.

    For a complete list of the 2018 James Beard Foundation awards winners, please go to the links below:

    THE 2018 JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNERS
    THE 2018 JAMES BEARD MEDIA AWARD WINNERS

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