WBEZ | mike sula http://www.wbez.org/tags/mike-sula Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Mayor Emanuel two years on, tech and the new world order and the value of a college degree http://www.wbez.org/programs/afternoon-shift/2013-05-16/mayor-emanuel-two-years-tech-and-new-world-order-and-value <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/as_th.jpg" alt="" /><p><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/afternoon-shift-rahm-anniversary-new-digital-age-a.js"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/afternoon-shift-rahm-anniversary-new-digital-age-a" target="_blank">View the story "Afternoon Shift: Mayor Emanuel two years on, tech and the new world order and the value of a college degree" on Storify</a>]</noscript></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 13:17:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/afternoon-shift/2013-05-16/mayor-emanuel-two-years-tech-and-new-world-order-and-value Afternoon Shift: Restaurant show, the value of alone time and rivalries http://www.wbez.org/programs/afternoon-shift/2013-05-15/afternoon-shift-restaurant-show-value-alone-time-and-rivalries <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/as_th.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>On today&#39;s show, Niala talks with food writers Mike Sula and Julia Kramer about the future of the food critic. Mexico City&#39;s secretary of economic development stops by the studio during his visit to Chicago this week. Blackhawks Hall of Famer Tony Esposito joins us to talk rivalries.</p><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/afternoon-shift-restaurant-show-the-value-of-alone.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/afternoon-shift-restaurant-show-the-value-of-alone" target="_blank">View the story "Afternoon Shift: Restaurant show, the value of alone time and rivalries" on Storify</a>]<h1>Afternoon Shift: Restaurant show, the value of alone time and rivalries</h1><h2>On today's show, Niala talks with food writers Mike Sula and Julia Kramer about the future of the food critic. Mexico City's secretary of economic development stops by the studio during his visit to Chicago this week. Blackhawks Hall of Famer Tony Esposito joins us to talk rivalries. </h2><p>Storified by <a href="http://storify.com/WBEZ"></a>&middot; Wed, May 15 2013 10:33:40</p><div><b>Food reviews:</b> <i>Chicago Reader</i> food and drink writer <b>Mike Sula </b>and <i>Time Out&nbsp;Chicago</i>'s<i> </i><b>Julia Kramer </b>examine the significance of the National Restaurant Association Show and the changing&nbsp;role of food critics: How do you&nbsp;find out about restaurants? Do you follow a specific reviewer or rely on crowd-sourced information from websites like Yelp?&nbsp;</div><div>Best lebanese meal in townvasile23</div><div>Top Celebrity Chefs Talk Chicago's Food SceneNext week, Chicago's McCormick Place will play host to the National Restaurant Association's Hotel-Motel Show. From May 18-21, more than ...</div><div>This weekend is the National Restaurant Association show, which means 50,000 people making 75,000 reservations and showing up for 15,000Kevin Pang</div><div>Instagram Your Meals? Study Says You Might Have Food IssuesIf your Instagram feed has turned into a constant stream of photos of other people's Amaro-shadowed eggs benedicts and homemade spaghetti...</div><div><b>Mexican economy:</b>&nbsp;Mexico's secretary of economic development for Mexico City&nbsp;<b>Salomón Chertorivski Woldenberg </b>stops by during his week-long visit to Chicago to help strengthen relations with Mexico. He talks about Mexico’s economy, Mexico City’s economic development strategy and what he has been learning from the business community in Chicago.<br></div><div>Mexico CityVasenka</div><div>Mexican official pitches business in ChicagoAlthough news about Mexico is focused on immigration reform and border security, the country remains a leading trade partner for the U.S....</div><div>Mexico City's Secretary of Economic Development Visits Chicago to Strengthen RelationsCHICAGO, IL --(Marketwired - May 09, 2013) - The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is pleased to bring Salomón Chertorivski Woldenberg, s...</div><div><b>Alone time:</b>&nbsp;Writer and WBEZ blogger <b>Claire Zulkey</b>&nbsp;waxes philosophical&nbsp;about the meaning of alone time. Do you take "alone time" for yourself? Do you value your time spent alone?&nbsp;</div><div>Mom's solo staycationZulkey gains new perspective (and rest) after being alone in the house for the first time ever without: a dog, a baby and a husband. As w...</div><div>LOOK: A Short Meditation For The Time-DeprivedThe stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul c...</div><div><b>Rivalries:</b>&nbsp;This week, the age-old rivalry between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings comes to a close, of sorts. With the Red Wings' move to the Eastern Conference, the teams will only face off twice a season. Blackhawks&nbsp;ambassador and Hockey Hall-of-Famer<b> Tony Esposito</b>&nbsp;discusses the history of the rivalry. What do rivalries mean to &nbsp;you?</div><div>300 miles of Hate: A look at the Chicago Blackhawks/Detroit Red Wings rivalryWith the Blackhawks set to take on the Red Wings in the Western Conference Semifinals, RedEye takes a look at their storied rivalry. (Did...</div><div>“It's compelling when these two rivals meet, and this series should be no different.” - @Real_ESPNLeBrun (http://es.pn/18Ikfqj)ESPN</div><div>Red Wings-Blackhawks Rivalry Will Be Readjusted by RealignmentCHICAGO - On a visit to Olympia Stadium in Detroit in the 1960s, the Hall of Famer Bobby Hull recalled, he was skating through warm-ups w...</div></noscript></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 12:29:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/afternoon-shift/2013-05-15/afternoon-shift-restaurant-show-value-alone-time-and-rivalries Your 2013 James Beard Book, Broadcast and Journalism Award winners http://www.wbez.org/blogs/louisa-chu/2013-05/your-2013-james-beard-book-broadcast-and-journalism-award-winners-107024 <p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/sulasquirrelburgoo.jpg" style="height: 413px; width: 620px;" title="Forrest Turner's Burgoo with squirrel by Mike Sula at Soup &amp; Bread &amp; Pie 2012, The Hideout in Chicago (WBEZ/Louisa Chu)" /></p><p>The <a href="http://www.jamesbeard.org/awards"><u>James Beard Foundation</u></a> 2013 media awards presented Friday night in New York City included two notable recipients from Chicago.</p><p>Congratulations to WBEZ&#39;s very own <a href="http://www.wbez.org/series/fear-frying-culinary-nightmares"><u><em>Fear of Frying</em></u></a>&nbsp;on winning best Radio Show/Audio Webcast with host Nina Barrett and producer Lynette Kalsnes. Read and hear this year&#39;s award-winning episodes, &quot;<a href="http://www.wbez.org/series/fear-frying-culinary-nightmares/grrls-meat-camp-teaches-women-fine-art-and-craft-butchering"><u>Grrls&#39; Meat Camp teaches women fine art and craft of butchering</u></a>&quot; and &quot;<a href="http://www.wbez.org/frying/braving-stinkiest-cheeses-100758"><u>Braving the stinkiest of the cheeses: The lighter side of Limburger</u></a>&quot;.</p><p>Mike Sula of the <em>Chicago Reader</em> received&nbsp;the prestigious MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award for his story &quot;<a href="http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/why-eating-squirrels-makes-sense/Content?oid=7215952"><u>Chicken of the Trees</u></a>&quot; about eating city squirrels. This was Sula&#39;s third nomination and first win. Well-deserved and long overdue to one of the finest food writers in the world today.</p><p>The chef and restaurant Beard winners will be announced Monday night.</p><p>Find the complete list of book, broadcast, and media award winners below, exclusively here with painstakingly added links. (I don&#39;t understand why the JBF never includes links.)</p><p><strong>2013 James Beard Foundation Book Awards</strong></p><p>For cookbooks published in English in 2012.</p><p><strong>Cookbook of the Year</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0393050696?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=0393050696&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America</em></u></a></p><p>by Maricel E. Presilla (W.W. Norton &amp; Company)</p><p><strong>Cookbook Hall of Fame</strong></p><p>Anne Willan</p><p><strong>American Cooking</strong><br /><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1423602757?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=1423602757&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking</em></u></a><br />by Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart (Gibbs Smith)</p><p><strong>Baking and Dessert</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/160774273X?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=160774273X&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza</em></u></a></p><p>by Ken Forkish (Ten Speed Press)</p><p><strong>Beverage</strong><br /><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0062206362?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=0062206362&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>Wine Grapes: A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and Flavors</em></u></a><br />by Jancis Robinson, Julia Harding, and José Vouillamoz (Ecco)</p><p><strong>Cooking From a Professional Point of View</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.restaurant-toque.com/en/Book.php"><u><em>Toqué! Creators of a New Quebec Gastronomy</em></u></a><br />by Normand Laprise (les éditions du passage)</p><p><strong>Focus on Health</strong><br /><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0848734688?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=0848734688&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>Cooking Light The New Way to Cook Light: Fresh Food &amp; Bold Flavors for Today&rsquo;s Home Cook</em></u></a><br />by Scott Mowbray and Ann Taylor Pittman (Oxmoor House)</p><p><strong>General Cooking</strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1449421474?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=1449421474&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>Canal House Cooks Every Day</em></u></a><br />by Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer (Andrews McMeel Publishing)</p><p><strong>International</strong><br /><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1607743949?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=1607743949&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>Jerusalem: A Cookbook</em></u></a><br />by Yotam Ottolenghi &amp; Sami Tamimi (Ten Speed Press)</p><p><strong>Photography</strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0670026182?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=0670026182&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>What Katie Ate: Recipes and Other Bits &amp; Pieces</em></u></a><br />Photographer: Katie Quinn Davies (Viking Studio)</p><p><strong>Reference and Scholarship</strong><br /><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/160358286X?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=160358286X&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World</em></u></a><br />by Sandor Ellix Katz (Chelsea Green Publishing)</p><p><strong>Single Subject</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1607743329?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=1607743329&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>Ripe: A Cook in the Orchard</em></u></a><br />by Nigel Slater (Ten Speed Press)</p><p><strong>Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian</strong><br /><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0811878376?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=0811878376&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>Roots: The Definitive Compendium with More Than 225 Recipes</em></u></a><br />by Diane Morgan (Chronicle Books)</p><p><strong>Writing and Literature</strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0385342608?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=0385342608&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>Yes, Chef: A Memoir</em></u></a><br />by Marcus Samuelsson (Random House)</p><p><strong>2013 James Beard Foundation Broadcast and New Media Awards</strong><br />For television, webcast, and radio programs aired in 2012.</p><p><strong>Radio Show/Audio Webcast</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.wbez.org/series/fear-frying-culinary-nightmares"><u><em>Fear of Frying</em></u></a></p><p>Host: <a href="http://fearoffrying.ninabarrett.com/"><u>Nina Barrett</u></a><br />Area: WBEZ<br />Producer: <a href="https://twitter.com/LynetteKalsnes"><u>Lynette Kalsnes</u></a></p><p><strong>Special/Documentary&nbsp;(Television or Video Webcast)</strong><br /><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004GFELAA?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=B004GFELAA&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>The Restaurateur</em></u></a><br />Network: PBS<br />Producer: Roger Sherman</p><p><strong>Television Program, In Studio or Fixed Location</strong><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-3445_162-7076267.html"><u><em>CBS Sunday Morning: &ldquo;Eat, Drink and Be Merry&rdquo;</em></u></a><br />Host: Charles Osgood<br />Network: CBS<br />Producers: Gavin Boyle, Amol Mhatre, Rand Morrison, Amy Rosner, Jason Sacca, and Robin Sanders</p><p><strong>Television Program, On Location</strong><br /><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AK51NYW?ie=UTF8&amp;creativeASIN=B00AK51NYW&amp;tag=lklchu-20"><u><em>The Mind of a Chef</em></u></a><br />Host: Anthony Bourdain<br />Network: PBS<br />Producers: Anthony Bourdain, Joe Caterini, Alexandra Chaden, Jonathan Cianfrani, Christopher Collins, Peter Meehan, Michael Steed, and Lydia Tenaglia</p><p><strong>Television Segment</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.whyy.org/tv12/fridayarts/artoffood.html"><u><em>Friday Arts, Art of Food</em></u></a></p><p>Network: WHYY</p><p>TV Producer: Monica Rogozinski</p><p><strong>Video Webcast, Fixed Location and/or Instructional</strong><br /><a href="http://liquor.com/search-results/?q=How%20to%20Cocktail"><u><em>How to Cocktail</em></u></a><br />liquor.com<br />Producers: Kit Codik, Scott Kritz, and Noah Rothbaum</p><p><strong>Video Webcast, On Location</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.theperennialplate.com/"><u><em>The Perennial Plate: Real Food World Tour</em></u></a></p><p>theperennialplate.com<br />Hosts: Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine<br />Producers: Daniel Klein and Mirra Fine</p><p><strong>Outstanding Personality/Host</strong><br />Host: Andrew Zimmern<br />Show: <a href="http://www.travelchannel.com/tv-shows/bizarre-foods"><u><em>Bizarre Foods America</em></u></a><br />Network: Travel Channel<br />Producers: Colleen Needles Steward, and Andrew Zimmern</p><p><strong>2013 James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards</strong>For articles published in English in 2012.</p><p><strong>Publication of the Year Award</strong><br /><u><em><a href="http://www.chopchopmag.org/">ChopChop</a></em></u></p><p><strong>Cooking, Recipes, or Instruction</strong>Matt Goulding, Matthew Kadey with Tamar Adler, and Paul Kita<br /><em>Men&rsquo;s Health</em><br />&ldquo;<u><a href="http://www.menshealth.com/nutrition/butcher-back">The Butcher is Back!</a>,</u>&rdquo; &ldquo;<a href="http://www.menshealth.com/nutrition/no-cook-summer-meals"><u>The Six-Pack Foods of Summer</u></a>,&rdquo; &ldquo;<a href="http://www.menshealth.com/nutrition/southern-food-rises"><u>Southern Food Rises Again</u></a>&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Craig Claiborne Distinguished Restaurant Review Award</strong><br />Tejal Rao<br /><em>Village Voice</em><br />&ldquo;<a href="http://www.villagevoice.com/2012-06-13/restaurants/pok-pok-ny-brooklyn-bangkok-andy-ricker/full/"><u>Bangkok Pop, No Fetishes</u></a>,&rdquo; &ldquo;<a href="http://www.villagevoice.com/2012-05-16/restaurants/pastry-chef-elwyn-boyles-conjures-desserts-in-the-sky/full/"><u>The Sweet Taste of Success</u></a>,&rdquo; &ldquo;<a href="http://www.villagevoice.com/2012-09-26/restaurants/enter-the-comfort-zone-at-606-r-amp-d/full/"><u>Enter the Comfort Zone at 606 R&amp;D</u></a>&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Food and Culture</strong>Ann Taylor Pittman<br /><em>Cooking Light</em><br />&ldquo;<a href="http://www.cookinglight.com/food/world-cuisine/ann-pittman-journey-to-korea-00412000078776/"><u>Mississippi Chinese Lady Goes Home to Korea</u></a>&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Food and Travel</strong><br />Adam Sachs<br /><em>Travel + Leisure</em><br />&ldquo;<a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/copenhagen-denmark-europes-best-town-for-foodies"><u>The Best Little Eating Town in Europe</u></a>&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Food Coverage in a General-Interest Publication</strong><a href="http://www.menshealth.com/nutrition/"><u><em>Men&rsquo;s Health</em></u></a><br />Adina Steiman</p><p><strong>Food Politics, Policy, and The Environment</strong><br />Tracie McMillan<br /><em>The American Prospect</em> with the Food &amp; Environment Reporting Network</p><p>&ldquo;<a href="http://prospect.org/article/common-dirt-0"><u><em>As Common As Dirt</em></u></a>&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Food-Related Columns</strong>Adam Sachs<br /><em>Bon Appétit</em><br />The Obsessivore: &ldquo;<a href="http://www.bonappetit.com/blogsandforums/blogs/badaily/2012/04/adam-sachs-yakitori-restaurant.html"><u>I&#39;m Big On Japan</u></a>,&rdquo; &ldquo;<a href="http://www.bonappetit.com/blogsandforums/blogs/badaily/2012/08/pete-wells-frank-bruni-critic.html"><u>Everyone&rsquo;s a Critic</u></a>,&rdquo; &ldquo;<a href="http://www.bonappetit.com/blogsandforums/blogs/badaily/2012/04/dear-obsessivore-jrson-we-are.html"><u>The Tradition Starts Here</u></a>&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Group Food Blog</strong><br /><em>Dark Rye</em><br /><u><a href="http://www.darkrye.com/">darkrye.com</a></u></p><p><strong>Health and Well-Being</strong>Rachael Moeller Gorman<br /><em>Eating Well</em><br />&ldquo;<a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/the_truth_about_sugar"><u>Solving the Sugar Puzzle</u></a>&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Humor</strong><br />Alice Laussade<br /><em>Dallas Observer</em><br />&ldquo;<a href="http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/cityofate/2012/04/the_cheap_bastards_ultimate_gu.php?page=all"><u>The Cheap Bastard&rsquo;s Ultimate Guide to Eating like a Total Cheap Bastard in Dallas</u></a>&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Individual Food Blog</strong><em>Hunter Angler Gardener Cook</em><br /><a href="http://honest-food.net/"><u>honest-food.net</u></a></p><p>Hank Shaw</p><p><strong>MFK Fisher Distinguished Writing Award</strong><br /><a href="https://twitter.com/MikeSula"><u>Mike Sula</u></a><br /><em>Chicago Reader</em><br />&ldquo;<a href="http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/why-eating-squirrels-makes-sense/Content?oid=7215952"><u>Chicken of the Trees</u></a>&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Personal Essay</strong>Fuchsia Dunlop<br /><em>Lucky Peach</em><br />&ldquo;<a href="http://lky.ph/post/49261745544/fuchsia-dunlop-londons-chinatown"><u>London Town</u></a>&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Profile</strong><br />Brett Martin<br /><em>GQ</em><br />&ldquo;<a href="http://www.gq.com/food-travel/restaurants-and-bars/201212/danny-bowien-interview-mission-chinese-profile"><u>Danny and the Electric Kung Pao Pastrami Test</u></a>&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Visual Storytelling</strong>Michele Outland and Fiorella Valdesolo<br /><a href="http://www.gatherjournal.com/"><u><em>Gather Journal</em></u></a><br />&ldquo;Starters,&rdquo; &ldquo;Dessert,&rdquo; &ldquo;Smoke &amp; Ash&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Wine, Spirits, and Other Beverages</strong><br />Michael Steinberger</p><p>vanityfair.com<br />&ldquo;<a href="http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2012/07/wine-fraud-rudy-kurniawan-vintage-burgundies"><u>A Vintage Crime</u></a>&rdquo;</p></p> Mon, 06 May 2013 00:00:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/louisa-chu/2013-05/your-2013-james-beard-book-broadcast-and-journalism-award-winners-107024