Food Blog Award

Thank you all for your kind words about winning the Food Blog Award for Best Chef’s Blog.

It was nice to be noticed and recognized for the blog, and I’m glad so many of you are enjoying my adventures, tips, whining, recipes, ramblings, stories, travels, and other things I post here on the site.

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I don’t think anyone starts a food blog for any reason other than to share a part of their lives. And in the case of a chef or baker, they share the hard work that they do as well. Anyone who takes the time to chronicle their craft in a food blog deserves a great deal of merit no matter what.

And while it’s nice to be recognized (especially when there’s prizes!) for all the energy we all put into our blogs, this doesn’t feel like a competition, but a chance for readers to discover some new food blogs through this event that highlights the interesting places all over the big tangle of the web. I was fortunate enough to find several new places to stop by during the nomination process and I hope you take a moment to do the same.

So big thanks and congratulations to voters and all the winners and nominees, especially the excellent blogs in my category which I suggest you visit and add to your reading list…

Jesse at Corduroy Orange, who offers excellent cooking tips and advice with step-by-step photos, as well as well-written discourses about food and dining.

Young chef Aidan Brooks admirably and enthusiastically writes about his cooking adventures with tremendous passion for his craft.

Kelli and Andrew at Lovescool, the two very fine bakers who own Amai Tea & Bake House, which has gorgeous desserts that I can’t wait to taste when I visit New York this spring.

And Shuna at Eggbeater, who nabbed top honors as Best Food Industry Blog. It’s always interesting to read her personal insights and thoughts about life as a pastry chef, both in and out of the kitchen.

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18 comments

  • January 11, 2007 3:50am

    you go, david lebovitz! a huge congrats!!

  • January 11, 2007 4:12am

    Congratulations, David – well deserved! I’m off to check out the other nominees now:)

  • January 11, 2007 4:25am

    Well done David!

  • Magda
    January 11, 2007 7:47am

    Congratulations! Your blog is one of my absolute favorites because it’s so generous, engaging, witty, and personal without being too personal, and I love your cross-cultural perspective.

  • January 11, 2007 10:30am

    Congratulations! I discovered your blog courtesy of your nomination. A great discovery!

  • January 11, 2007 12:23pm

    What a classy post! Congratulations, you deserve it!

  • January 11, 2007 1:50pm

    Congratulations, David. A well-deserved win. And thanks for the mention – encouragement is always appreciated.

  • January 11, 2007 3:16pm

    Congratulations! You rock!!!

  • January 11, 2007 3:41pm

    Congratulations, David–I’m thrilled for you! It’s always a treat to read your blog entries.

  • January 11, 2007 4:25pm

    Bravo! Now are we all getting a box of chocolate something?

  • January 11, 2007 4:28pm

    Bravo! Now are we all getting a box of chocolate or something?

  • January 11, 2007 5:53pm

    Congratulations, David! I knew you were a shoo-in ;)

  • January 11, 2007 6:26pm

    Your blog brightens my day, everyday. Your stories, humor, advice, recipes, and generosity in sharing them, well no wonder you won! Congratulations.

  • January 11, 2007 7:05pm

    Congratulations David and thanks for your kind words of support. Much appreciated.

  • January 11, 2007 7:37pm

    Mazel tov!

  • barb
    January 12, 2007 9:26pm

    well, congrats david, you ARE the man!!! your blog isn’t just fun … it’s so darn informative for all of us foodies .. great way to start the new year !!!

  • January 13, 2007 6:38pm

    Congrats, David. Nobody else could win it.

  • Andi Fishman
    January 14, 2007 1:31pm

    I’m not surprised..
    u r the best…..
    CONGRATS yummmmKudos David..(*)?(*)
    Andi* in Vegas