Award ยป Bert Greene Awards: Winners

Bert Greene Awards: Winners

IACP is proud to recognize this program's many accomplished finalists and winners over the years.

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(Please note that categories changed in 2012. The Culinary Blog category, once contained in this program, is now part of the Digital Media Awards.)

2014

Publication of the Year

WINNER

Dana Cowin
Food & Wine Magazine 

Personal Essays/Memoirs

WINNER

Francis Lam
Lucky Peach
"A Day on Long Island with Alex Lee" 

Culinary Writing About Beverages

WINNER

Paul Clarke
Imbibe
"Treasure Island" 

Instructional Culinary Writing 

WINNER

Andy Ricker
Saveur
"The Star of Siam: Thai Curries" 

Culinary Writing that Makes a Difference 

WINNER

Barry Eastabrook 
EatingWell: Where good taste meets good health
"Growing Resistance" 

Culinary Travel Writing 

WINNER

Jean Anderson
Saveur
"Food I Dream Of"

Culinary Based Column

WINNER

Hugh Garvey
Playboy Magazine
"Playboy Food Column"

Narrative Culinary Writing

WINNER

Steve Hoffman
Star Tribune
"From the Wild" (Meals From a Hunter)

2013

Best Culinary Writing With or Without Recipes

WINNER

Mei Chin
Gilt Taste
“Rhubarb’s Ruby Submission”

Writing That Makes a Difference

WINNER

Barry Estabrook
Eating Well
“Sweet Summer Corn”

Writing About Beverages

WINNERS  (Tie)

Kara Newman
inspirato.com
“Cognac’s Sultry Soul”

Mike Seely
Seattle Weekly
“Murray Stenson’s Accidental Tourists”

Culinary Travel or Memoir

WINNER

Rebecca Flint Marx
Gilt Taste
“From Sex Cake to Spurned Salad”

Instructional Writing

WINNER

William Alexander, with contributions from Meryl Rosofsky, Alex Rush, Kellie Evans, Dana Bowen, Ben Mims, Marne Setton
Saveur
“American Bread”

For list of 2013 finalists in all categories, click here

2012

Culinary Writing that Makes a Difference

WINNER

"Is This the Food of the Future?"
John McQuaid
EatingWell

FINALISTS

"The Most Important Fish in the Sea"
Alison Fairbrother and Randy Fertel
Gilt Taste

"What Will Fracking Do to Your Food Supply?"
Barry Estabrook
Gilt Taste





Culinary Writing about Beverages

WINNER

"Beer Wars"
Kevin Cook
Playboy

FINALISTS

"Cocktail Pairings at Clyde Common"
Emily Bell
StarChefs

"Whiskey Rebellion"
Rebecca Barry
Saveur





Culinary Writing With or Without Recipes

WINNER

"The Cake That Makes Our Family"
Lila Byock
Gilt Taste

FINALISTS

"Cherry Season"
Darlene West
Leite’s Culinaria

"For Pepin, Cooking is About Technique, Not Stardom"
Michele Kayal
Associated Press

Culinary Travel Writing, Memoirs and Personal Essays

WINNER

"Sibling Rivalry at the Stove"
Tamar Adler
Gilt Taste

FINALISTS

"The Boys Club"
Hunter Lewis
Saveur

"Czech, Please"
Juliet Wittman
Westword

"(Not) Ducking a Legacy"
Francis Lam
Gilt Taste

Instructional Writing with Recipes

WINNER

"Eat Shoots & Leaves" (series)
"Apple Core Values"
"Go Nuts with Pumpkin Seeds"
"Fennel Stalks, Ribs and Fronds Can Transform Drinks... and Dinner"
"Have a (Celery) Heart—and Some Leaves, Too"
"How to Cook Broccoli Stalks Iron Chef Style"
Series by Raquel Pelzel, Amanda Cohen, Aki Kamozawa & Alex Talbot, Adam Erace, Sheri Castle
Gilt Taste

FINALISTS

"The Only Cake Story You'll Ever Need"
Dawn Perry
Real Simple

"The Soup for Life"
Anna Thomas
EatingWell

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2011

Culinary Blog

WINNER
Hunter Angler Gardener Cook
Hank Shaw
honest-food.net

FINALISTS
Politics of the Plate
Barry Estabrook
politicsoftheplate.com

You Fed a Baby Chili?
Benjamin Rhau
youfedababychili.com

Culinary Writing: Restaurant and/or Chef with or without Recipes

WINNER
"Spirit of the Bistro"
Alexander Lobrano
SAVEUR 

FINALISTS
"Eternal Pleasures"
Anya von Bremzen
SAVEUR

"Lafayette and the Revolution: Manning the Barricades with Jean-Georges"
Alan Tardi
Food Arts

Culinary Writing about Beer, Wine, and/or Spirits

WINNER
"Drinking in Islamabad"
Lawrence Osborne
Playboy 

FINALISTS
"Revolutionary Spirit"
David Wondrich
SAVEUR 

"Divide & Conquer: Thanksgiving Wine Pairing Dish by Dish"
Patrick Comiskey
zesterdaily.com

Culinary Writing with Recipes

WINNER
"Roots of the Deli"
David Sax
SAVEUR 

FINALISTS
"A Thing of Beauty"
Sara Dickerman
SAVEUR 

"Fig Heaven"
Georgia Pellegrini
Food Heroes

Culinary Writing without Recipes

WINNER
"Grecian Formula"
Alan Richman
enRoute

FINALISTS
"The Catch"
Barry Estabrook
New York Times Magazine

"The Hungry Metropolis"
Jonathan Gold
SAVEUR 

Culinary Writing That Makes a Difference

WINNER
"The Future of Milk"
David Goodman
Recipes by Jim Romanoff
EatingWell: Where Good Taste Meets Good Health

FINALISTS
"A Tale of Two Dairies"
Barry Estabrook
Gastronomica

"The (Surprising) Truth About Salt"
Rachael Moeller Gorman
Good Housekeeping

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2010

Culinary Blog

Hunter Angler Gardener Cook
Hank Shaw
honest-food.net

Culinary Writing: Restaurant and/or Chef with or without Recipes

"The Last Chinese BBQ"
Francis Lam
Gourmet

Culinary Writing about Beer, Wine, and/or Spirits

"Any Other Name
Janet Zimmerman
The Daily Gullet

Culinary Writing with Recipes

The Art of Kim Chi
Mei Chin 
SAVEUR 

Culinary Writing without Recipes

“Better than Butter”
Shane Mitchell
SAVEUR 

Culinary Writing That Makes a Difference

. . . Or Not to Bee
Rowan Jacobsen
Recipes by EatingWell
EatingWell

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2009

Essay

“The Eggs and I”
Francine Prose
SAVEUR

Internet

“What I Saw, and Ate, at the Pig ‘Sacrifice’”
Jonathan Kauffman
seattleweekly.com

Magazine

“Cancer & Creativity: One Chef’s True Story”
Andrew Solomon
Food & Wine

Newspaper

“Kick the Bottle”
Lee Klein
Miami New Times

Best of NOLA

A special award of the Food Writers, Editors, & Publishers interest section
“Open City”
Jessica Harris
SAVEUR

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2008

Essay

“Food for the Heart”
Laura Fraser
EatingWell 

Internet

“Can’t Touch This”
Natalie MacLean
nataliemaclean.com

Magazine

“The Mouth that Matters”
Dan Barber
Gourmet 

Newspaper

“Eat Shit and Die”
Lee Klein
Miami New Times

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2007

Essay

“Conflict Cuisine”
Scott Simon
Gourmet

Internet

“Sweet, Sour, Salty, What? The Return of Bitter to the American Palate”
Lessley Anderson
chow.com

Magazine

“Miracle Up North: How the People of Finland Took a Healthy Message to Heart”
Rachael Moeller Gorman
EatingWell

Newspaper

“Mama’s House”
Jason Sheehan
Westword

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2006

Essay

“Tales of a Supertaster”
David Leite
Ridgefield Magazine

Internet

“An Irrepressible Effervescence”
Natalie MacLean
nataliemaclean.com

Magazine

“The Catch”
Paul Greenberg
The New York Times Magazine

Newspaper

“Word of Mouth”
Adam Cayton-Holland
Westword

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2005

Essay

“To Win a Cook’s Heart, Butter Her Up”
Suzanne Martinson
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Internet

“American Idol”
Natalie MacLean
nataliemaclean.com

Magazine

“Looking Through a Glass Dimly”
Natalie MacLean
Nat Decants Wine E-newsletter

Newspaper

“Sex, Death and Oysters”
Robb Walsh
Houston Press

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2004

Internet

“Don’t Have a Cow, Man”
Sandy Szwarc, RN, BSN, CCP
techcentralstation.com

Magazine

“The Butcher’s Art”
Kathleen Brennan
SAVEUR

Newspaper

“Lunch a la Bobo”
Natalie MacLean
National Post

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2003

Internet

“Lady Sings the Booze”
Natalie MacLean
nataliemaclean.com

Magazine

“A Passage to Pakistan”
Madhur Jaffrey
SAVEUR

Newspaper

“Pam’s Salmon”
Hsiao-Ching Chou
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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2002

Magazine

“Salt Chic”
Jeffrey Steingarten
Vogue

Newspaper

“On the Spice Trail” Series
Kristin Eddy
Chicago Tribune

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2001

Magazine

“Pocket Full of Dough”
Bruce Feiler
Gourmet

Newspaper

“Salt Talks,” “Sea Salt Shakedown,” and “Salt, the Final Episode”
Robert L. Wolke
Washington Post

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2000

Magazine

“Pig Out”
Jeffrey L. Steingarten
Vogue

Newspaper

“Allergic to Your Dinner? Food Sensitivities Can Make Your Dining Out a Nightmare”
Janet Fletcher
San Francisco Chronicle

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1999

Magazine

“An Alphabet Test of Nerves”
Michael Ruhlman
Food Arts

Newspaper

“A Cheesemaker’s Buffalo Dreams”
Russ Parsons
Los Angeles Times

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1998

Magazine

“Eating (and Enjoying it) in Beijing”
Gail Greene
Travel and Leisure

Newspaper

“Love, Life and Pho”
Mai Pham
Los Angeles Times

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1997

Magazine

“Paris Authentique”
Coleman Andrews
SAVEUR

Newspaper

“Savoring a Whole NEW WORLD”
Suzanne Martinson
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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1996

Magazine

“Reality Bites: The Myths in Low Fat Cooking”
Jeffrey Steingarten
Vogue

Newspaper

“What Happened to California’s Seafood?”
Daniel Puzo
The Los Angeles Times

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1995

Magazine

“Feeding the Infidel” and “Play it Again, Lam”
Alan Richman
Gentleman’s Quarterly

“Lunchtime, Main Street, USA” and “A Tour Through the First Market of France”
Mark Bittman
EatingWell 

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1994

Magazine

“Healthy Heroics,” “Hot & Frozen,” “Sorry, Charlie, no Tuna,” and “That’s Entertainment”
Marialisa Calta
EatingWell

“Going Whole Hot,” “The Sweet Smell of Sex,” “Scaling Down,” and “Grissini”
Jeffrey Steingarten
Vogue

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1993

Magazine

“Michael Jacobson Stays Tuned” and “The Galloping Gourmet Rides Again”
Robert Clark
EatingWell 

Newspaper

“Flunking Lunch”
Nancy Mayer and Naomi Kaufman Price
The Oregonian

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1992

Newsletter

“On the Lamb” and “The Trouble with Men and Oysters”
Rhonda May
The Good Food Newsletter

Newspaper

“How Safe is Our Seafood?” and “Shark Attack”
Daniel Puzo
The Los Angeles Times

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1991

Magazine

“Something Fishy at the Seafood Center”
Craig Canine
EatingWell

and

“Keeping the Promise in Biotechnology”
Country Life

Newspaper

“What the Water Say” and “Shark Attack”
Sheryl Julian
Boston Globe

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