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January 24, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Local producers win ‘Good Food’ honors

Marc Fiorito/Gamma Nine photography

Marc Fiorito/Gamma Nine photography

While we were all focused on that other competition, the Seattle area had some additional winners. At the Good Food Awards in San Francisco Jan. 16, Washington state producers took six of the 130 awards honoring “excellence in both taste and responsible production.”

The winners, selected from 1,450 entries, had to rate high on taste as well as satisfy sustainability criteria that included using no genetically modified ingredients or herbicides. Awards were given to Glendale Shepherd’s Island Brebis cheese, Kuma Coffee’s Kenya Kiamabara AA and Roast House’s Batzchocula Guatemelan, Firefly Kitchens’ Firefly Kimchi (the fourth annual recognition for the Ballard-based producer,) Oly Kraut’s Sea Vegetable & Curry Kraut, and Lilli-Pilli Patisserie’s Mirabelle Plum preserves. (Washington had no winners in the beer, charcuterie, chocolate, or spirits categories this year, which makes me wonder if not enough local producers are entering.) The 4-year-old competition has attracted some high-level kudos, with winners honored this year by Alice Waters, Ruth Reichl and Nell Newman.

Looking for even more upbeat news? Ty Ray, a longtime TV sports anchor & reporter who now works in radio, is drawing attention for the 3-month-old Beats & Eats podcast he co-hosts from his Tacoma apartment, a comedy, pop culture & food show. He’ll be in San Francisco Saturday, Jan. 25, as a finalist for the Stitcher radio awards in the Food & Wine category; sharing the finalist roster with heavy-hitters like NPR’s The Splendid Table and an Alton Brown show. Check out his show over here.

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