Hungry Hound up for Beard Award

March 24, 2009 8:54:58 AM PDT
Chicago's top professionals in the food and beverage industry were honored Monday night with nominations for the James Beard Foundation Awards. There are 17 Chicago nominees, including our own Hungry Hound, Steve Dolinsky.

Steve and his producer Badriyyah Waheed are up for an award in the National and Local Television Food Segment.

Other nominees include Chef Paul Kahan of Blackbird for Outstanding Chef. Alinea's Chef Grant Achatz was nominated for his cookbook, and the new Lincoln Park restaurant L2O was nominated in the category Best New Restaurant.

The winners will be announced in May.