James Beard

April 8, 2013

Flashback Fave: Erin aka Culinography + The Forest Feast

by Erin Gleeson

Starting today, we’ll be going back in time to reflect on the most memorable posts, picked by eight of our main writers. This was no simple task — over the last six years, Umami Mart now has over 2,200 posts that spans five continents. WOW!!! From this, our writers have chosen their own favorite post(s), whether […]

May 9, 2011

Culinography: James Beard Awards 2011: Craig Deihl

by Erin Gleeson

In honor of the James Beard Awards being held tonight, I thought I’d post about Craig Deihl of Cypress Restaurant in Charleston, who is nominated for Best Chef (Southeast). I was certainly impressed by him when I had the great pleasure of attending and shooting his Angus Beef sponsored dinner at the JBF Pop-Up last […]

March 28, 2011

Culinography: The Most Phallic Dish I’ve Ever Eaten

by Erin Gleeson

Right?!? They were, however, some tasty lamb balls. Paired with a crunchy kale chip, this dish was served at the Beard House during a Middle Eastern meal. Photo by Erin Gleeson.

January 10, 2011

Culinography: Zeppelin

by Erin Gleeson

A meal at the James Beard House in New York prepared by chef Lorenzo Polegri from the restaurant Zeppelin in Orvieto, Italy. Sun-Dried Tomato–Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Grappa-Soaked Dried Apricots, Red Cabbage, White Turnips, and Garlic Fondue. See more photos from the dinner, here. Photo by Erin Gleeson.

December 26, 2010

Culinography: Beef Cheeks

by Erin Gleeson

Roasted sweetbreads and braised beef cheeks with root vegetable gratin, shallot marmalade, with a Pinot noir reduction at the James Beard House. Prepared by the chefs from Wynn in Las Vegas. Photo by Erin Gleeson.

May 25, 2010

Culinography: Marcus Samuelsson Surf & Turf

by Erin Gleeson

I went to a fantastic surf and turf meal at the Beard House a few weeks back. Chef Samuelsson prepared this Poached Sturgeon with Asparagus, Preserved Lemon, and Jonah Crab which was delicious. photos © eringleeson.com

April 6, 2010

Culinography: Wine Pairings

by Erin Gleeson

Left over wine after dinner at the James Beard House.

March 15, 2010

Culinography: Voltaggio Bros. at the James Beard House (NYC)

by Erin Gleeson

This week I had the great pleasure of having dinner at the James Beard House when the two Voltaggio brothers from Top Chef, Michael and Bryan, cooked together for a prix fixe seating of 75 people. They alternated dishes and shared the small kitchen with the staff they’d flown in (Michael from CA, Brian from […]

January 13, 2010

James Beard House Exhibit (NYC)

by Erin Gleeson

I am happy to announce that my exhibit at the James Beard House featuring 20 of my photos, is now up through the end of February. The James Beard Foundation is a non-profit culinary organization based in NYC, which resides inside the late James Beard’s Greenwich Village brownstone. I have had the honor to photograph […]

November 17, 2009

Culinography: Pastry Chef Kaushik Chowdhury

by Erin Gleeson

On Friday I went to dinner at the James Beard House for the Six Plates, Six Pinots dinner. I was especially impressed by JW Marriott Desert Ridge pastry chef Kaushik Chowdhury’s palette cleanser which came mid-meal: a Granny Smith apple-celery sorbet with fennel jam and fennel pollen. *Erin Gleeson is based in NYC. She enjoys […]