By the time the last plate of tender beef rib (with Brassica variations!) was cleared, the James Beard Foundation doled out medals in 40+ categories for radio, video, books, and blogs, all of which you can read, watch, and stream below.
We bid good riddance to 2012 in a blaze of bourbon-and-bao-fueled glory, so what now? What’s in store for our favorite TV shows, most-anticipated book drops, and most outrageous food personalities in the year 2013? We put our achy heads together and came up with a Braiser-approved list of predictions, which you can sure-footedly cite at your next food-nerd-inundated party, and totally sound like you know what you’re talking about.