4 Pittsburgh chefs named semifinalists for 2017 James Beard Awards

Photos from Alexander Michaels The 'What it is' dish Photographed on November 25th 2015 in Charlotte, NC. Photos by Peter Taylor4 Pittsburgh chefs named semifinalists for 2017 James Beard Awards
Pittsburgh continues to shine in the national culinary spotlight with today’s big announcement of the semifinalists for the 2017 James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards. “I’m on cloud nine right now,” says first-time nominee Casey Renee from …
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Two Local Chefs Named James Beard Award Seminfinalists
Included on this year’s list of James Beard Award Semifinalists are Joe Kindred, chef/owner of Kindred Restaurant, and Paul Verica, chef/owner of Heritage Food + Drink. Both chefs earned recognition in the Best Chef: Southeast category. Kindred was a semi …
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Atlanta restaurants, chefs among James Beard Award 2017 semifinalists
The James Beard Award Foundation has announced its list of semifinalists for 2017, and metro Atlanta restaurants and chefs fared well. Many standbys made the list, along with several first-timers. The finalists will be announced live March 15 in Los …
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The Original Funky Drummers On Life With James Brown

musicThe Original Funky Drummers On Life With James Brown
All this week, Morning Edition is talking about drums and drummers. For the first installment in “Beat Week,” David Greene spoke with a duo who shared drumming duties for the hardest working man in show business.
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The Last Ramone: Marky Carries the Punk Rock Banner
All four original Ramones are dead. But the drummer for most of their records, Marky Ramone, who replaced Tommy from 1978–1983, was booted for alcohol abuse and band dysfunction for a few years and then rejoined in 1987 and remained until the end, …
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Trusting the World Grooves
There are beautiful combinations of central African kalimba with Afro-Cuban chants, delightful bansuri (India bamboo flute) melodies and outstanding drumming throughout the album. The majority of the songs and instrumentals are dedicated to a deity or …
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Say hey, baseball: James Shields officially taking longer than Prince Fielder

sportSay hey, baseball: James Shields officially taking longer than Prince Fielder
Liten, we know it’s tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. There are all kinds of stories, rumors, game coverage and Vines of dudes getting hit in the beans every day, and trying to find all of it while on your …
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#OnDeck: Baseball prepares for the return of Alex Rodriguez
He received MVP votes in all but six of the 20 years he has spent in professional baseball, and five of them were the first two and the last three. Which is indicative of an incredible career, but one that is likely over in its most impressive …
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2015 preview: Tiger baseball outlook by position
Clemson coach Jack Leggett and players shed light on 2015 Tiger baseball recently. Here’s a rough sketch of the position battles and players to watch… Lineup outlook. (2014 stats unless otherwise noted; Situational stats via Seldom Used Reserve). C/DH.
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