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Meet the 2015 Visual Storytelling Journalism Nominees

Maggie Borden and Alyssa Haak

Maggie Borden and Alyssa Haak

April 14, 2015


From backstage peeks of chefs at work, to holiday how-tos and anthropological explorations of vegetable proportions, the nominees for the James Beard Journalism Award for visual storytelling use innovative techniques to capture their audience's attention. 


Gillian Duffy
New York Magazine

When chefs throw dinner parties, it's no casual affair. Gillian Duffy takes us behind the scenes while three top toques entertain their friends, from a steak dinner in a tree to lamb tacos by the dozen. [Image shown above.]

Ryan Hamilton, Michael Hoffman, Timothy McSweeney, Ryan Merrill, and James Ransom
Food52's Guide to Thanksgiving

Food52 offers a visually stunning guide to Turkey Day, replete with recipes, dishware, and tips and tricks for entertainers of all stripes.

Le Kale Project

Caitlin Riley
Dark Rye
Le Kale Project

Kale may be arguably cliché in America, but it is virtually unknown in the markets and kitchens of France. Caitlin Riley embarks on a mission to introduce this humble vegetable to Gallic gourmands.

Read all 2015 Awards coverage here.