Alt-Weekly Writers Pick Up Several Food Journalism Awards
september 8, 2010 10:36 am
(Cover by Pam Shavalier)
Alt-weekly publications were well-represented among the winners when the Association of Food Journalists announced the results of its annual food writing contest last week
Gus Garcia-Roberts (Miami New Times
) took first place in the Food Feature category for his piece, "Pork Pirates
," which exposed illegal slaughterhouses in Dade County, Fla. Miami New Times
writers also picked up awards in the Food News Story and Restaurant Criticism categories.
Hanna Raskin won first place in the Food Column category for her work that appeared in the Mountain Xpress
. Raskin is now the food editor at the Dallas Observer
Rounding out the winners, L.A. Weekly
and Village Voice
both picked up staff awards in the Food Blog and Food Coverage categories, respectively.