Alt-Weekly Food Journalists Tapped for Awards

june 27, 2006  01:43 pm
AAN members dominate the "Restaurant Criticism" category of the Association of Food Journalists' 2006 Awards, the finalists in which were announced today. In the division for circulation 150,000 and under, all three Restaurant Criticism finalists are alt-weekly writers: Jonathan Kauffman of East Bay Express, Gail Shepherd from New Times Broward-Palm Beach and Bill Addison, who was nominated for work he did at Creative Loafing (Atlanta). L.A. Weekly's Jonathan Gold is also a Restaurant Criticism finalist in the larger-circulation division. Arturo Ciompi from Independent Weekly (Durham), Dara Moskowitz from City Pages (Twin Cities), Ron Russell from SF Weekly, and Zach Dundas from Willamette Week were named finalists in other categories. Winners will be announced September 16.