6.08.2008

Eric Ziebold, Central Win James Beard Awards

Updated 10 p.m.
Thanks to a source sending text message updates from the James Beard Awards Gala, Metrocurean has learned that chef Eric Ziebold (pictured) of CityZen snagged the prestigious title of Best Chef Mid-Atlantic and Michel Richard's delicious brasserie Central is bringing home the title of Best New Restaurant (in the country!).

Also representing the DC area, Terry Theise of Terry Theise Estate Selections won the Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional award.

Congratulations!

5 comments:

DC Foodie said...

While he's no longer in DC, Brett Anderson got his food-writing start with the City Paper's Young & Hungry column, and last night won for his Times-Picayune series, "Landmark Decisions: A Five-Part Series Chronicling the Ruin and Restoration of a Classic New Orleans Restaurant."

Tony said...

Congratulations! to Chef Ziebold and Central.

Anonymous said...

the fried chicken at central is simply amazing.

as an aside--and not to hijack--can you tell me where to buy a six pack of hitachino white summer ale in the district?

Amanda said...

Hitachino ... Melissa, can you help?

MeMc said...

D'Vino in Adams Morgan and D'Vines in Columbia Heights has six packs and little oneies of the white summer ale and the red, I believe. . .