2019 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Food Writing ( Specialty )Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Distinction Magazine
    Entry Title: Long Time Coming
    Entry Credit: Matthew Korfhage
    Judge Comment: I love the artistry in describing the restaurant's colors and the food. The writer has spun an interesting story about the partners' connections before establishing this restaurant.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Style Weekly
    Entry Title: Coffee for a Cause - Brandon Shuleeta
    Entry Credit: Brandon Shuleeta
    Judge Comment: The writer has captured the essence of Manyang Kher's early struggles in Sudan and success in the coffee business to make a difference for others. Well written.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Style Weekly
    Entry Title: State of the Plate
    Entry Credit: Paul Brockwell, Phaedra Hise, Laura Ingles, Karen Newton, Nathalie Oates
    Judge Comment: Too-notch writing about food and restaurants. The readers get the inside scoop into the process of choosing a restaurant of the year.