The other Beard awards

Anyone who’s glimpsed the visage of David Wondrich is well aware of his predilection for expressive facial hair. But while he may face stiff competition at the World Beard and Moustache Championships, his recent book, Imbibe!, blew away all comers this weekend at the 2008 James Beard Foundation Awards.

As Jamie wrote, “As if there wasn’t enough of a reason to own Imbibe!, our good friend David Wondrich has just won a James Beard award for this transcendent tome!” I couldn’t have said it better myself, though I gave it a shot here: Imbibe! No, the other one.

Congratulations, Dave–

5 Responses to The other Beard awards

  1. […] there are about a million versions of the proportions you can use to make it. This recipe came from James Beard Award-winning author David Wondrich’s Esquire Drinks mostly because it was handy and I was thirsty. I […]

  2. I hate that now instead of writing “David Wondrich” it’s got to be all “James Beard award-winning writer David Wondrich Jingle Heimer Schmidt.”

  3. Long-time reader, first-time poster (is that how you say it?).

    Thanks, Paul (and for all your support)! It surprised the hell out of me that I won (I was up against two excellent books), but definitely in a good way.

    And Camper, I usually hyphenate the Jingle Heimer.
    best to all,

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