The 2013 James Beard nominations were announced March 18 from Charleston, S.C., winnowing down a large list of semifinalists announced last month.
The chef/restaurant awards will be handed out the evening of May 6 in New York.
Not much of a showing for Philly folks.
The lone Philly-area finalist for Best Chef/Mid-Atlantic is Brad Spence of Amis
Vetri is a nominee for service
Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Delaware is a nominee for wine, beer and spirits professional
Media awards will be handed out May 3.
Locally connected journalism nominees: Joy Manning, formerly of Table Matters (personal essay), and Aliza Green (for health and well-being).
In broadcast: NewsWorks of WHYY was nominated for radio show. WHYY was nominated for its Art of Food TV shows.
In books: American Cooking: Fire in My Belly, cowritten by David Joachim of Centre Valley and Canal House Cooks Everyday by Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer of Lawrenceville, N.J.