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February 2015

Call for Women Food Writers

Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI)

Call for Entries to Women Food Writers for LDEI’s M.F.K. Fisher Award

Nine Cash Prizes Totaling $2,450 Will Be Awarded

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Seeking to recognize and highlight excellence in culinary writing, LDEI, a worldwide organization of professional culinary women, presents its annual M.F.K. Fisher Award for Excellence in Culinary Writing named for lauded culinary writer Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher, considered one of America’s greatest food writers.

Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) is awarding nine cash awards totaling $2,450 for its 2015 M.F.K. Fisher Awards. In addition to $1000 cash, the grand prize winner receives an expenses-paid trip to Charleston, October 31, 2015, to receive the award during LDEI’s annual conference. Deadline for entries is March 31, 2015.

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Call for Entries to the LDEI's M.K Fisher Awards.

 

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Urban luau: Eat your way through Hawaii

As a big fan of all those mentioned in this article, I wanted to be sure you had a chance to read up on the food scene in Hawaii.

By Mike Albo

What was once “down and dirty” now hosts 15 events and 80 chefs from as far away as New Zealand, Korea and New York City (like Christina Tosi from Momofuku Milk Bar). It’s like the food version of ComiCon.

But something more was at work here. Cooking alongside star chefs were Hawaii’s new wave of culinary game-changers like Ed Kenney, Leanne Wong, and husband and wife team Mark “Gooch” Noguchi and Amanda Corby — local cooks and food activists with new eating establishments (TOWN, Superette, The Mission, Koko Head Cafe) who want to take Hawaiian cuisine back to its roots.

Ed Kenney at his new Superette. Photo: Tracey Wright Corvo

Bibimbap at Koko Head Cafe. Photo: Lee Anne Wong

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