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James Beard Award - Central Indiana: 2017 Journalism Awards

Dining and Travel

I Want Crab. Pure Maryland Crab.
Bill Addison
Eater

Food and Culture

A Last Dinner in the Jungle
Shane Mitchell
Roads & Kingdoms

Food and Health

“Brain Food”
Hunter Lewis, Carolyn Williams, Sidney Fry, and Peggy Knickerbocker
Cooking Light

Food coverage in a General Interest Publication

The New Yorker Food Issue 
David Remnick, Lauren Collins, Dana Goodyear, and Carolyn Kormann

Food Reporting

“Exploited in Paradise” series
Martha Mendoza and Margie Mason
Associated Press

Home Cooking

“How to Cook, Smoke, Crumble, Grind, Pickle, Candy, Milk, Slow Cook, Toast, Pulverize, and Fry a Nut”
Cheryl Slocum and Robin Bashinsky
Cooking Light

Humor

“Recipes with Roots: The True Meaning of Turkey”
Francis Lam
Cooking Light

Local Impact

“‘Free Crabs!’”; “A Significant Goodbye”; “Feeding the Prison System”
Hanna Raskin
The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC)

Personal Essay

“All I Want Are Some Potato Skins”
Keith Pandolfi
Serious Eats

Profile

“Finding Pete Wells: A Search for America's Most Dangerous Restaurant Critic”
Kevin Alexander
Thrillist

Visual Storytelling

“Finding Pete Wells: A Search for America's Most Dangerous Restaurant Critic”
Kevin Alexander
Thrillist

Wine, Spirits and other Beverages

“The Great Craft Beer Sellout”
Dave Infante
Thrillist

Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award

“High Chairs and Hard Core”; “The X-Files”; “Beyond Biscuits and Gravy”
Karen Brooks
Portland Monthly

MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award

“The Dog Thief Killings”
Calvin Godfrey
Roads & Kingdoms

Publication of the year

Roads & Kingdoms