New York City represented well at the James Beard Awards on Monday night in Chicago, with restaurants and chefs taking home awards in at least five top categories.
Here are some highlights:
Drew Nieporent and Marcus Glocker's Batard was voted Best New Restaurant
Chef Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern and the new Untitled at the Whitney Museum was named Outstanding Chef (given to chefs working 5 years)
Jim Lahey of Sullivan Street Bakery was named Outstanding Baker
Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar is Best Pastry Chef
Blue Hill at Stone Barns (located in the Hudson Valley and run by NYC chef Dan Barber) received the Outstanding Restaurant award
The New York City regional best chef award winner was Mark Ladner of Del Posto