Food, fashion and TV celebrities gathered on Thursday, January 13th at the historic Egyptian Theatre to celebrate the 2nd Annual TASTY Awards. Hosted by comedian Zane Lamprey, the show featured a distinguished line up of presenters including the Food Network’s Brian Boitano and Aida Mollenkamp, E! Entertainment’s Amy Paffrath, the Style Network’s Jeannie Mai and Peter Ishkhans and Celebrity Chefs Hubert Keller, Nathan Lyon, Kevin Roberts, Candice Kumai and Fabio Viviani.
Among the evenings winners were television programs like Bravo’s Top Chef for Best Food Program, Lamprey’s HDNet series Drinking Made Easy for Best Drink or Beverage Program, No Reservations on Travel Channel for Best Food Travel Series, Food Network’s, The Great Food Truck Race for Best New Series and Lifetime’s Project Runway for Best Fashion or Design Program. PBS series’ Check Please, Bay Area picked up two awards: Best City or Regional Program and Best Critic or Review Series.
Web winners, who also went home with Flip Video Cameras courtesy of Flip Video, included Style.com for Best Fashion or Design Video Podcast, PBS’ Avec Eric for Best Food or Drink Podcast and Chow.com which won the Kikkoman Award for Best Food Program.
In the film category, Sony’s Eat, Pray, Love picked up the award for Best Film or Documentary.
Individual awards went to Food Network’s Alton Brown for Best Male Host in a Series and Giada De Laurentiis for Best Female Host in a Series.
The TASTY Awards are the premier awards show celebrating the year’s best in Food, Fashion, and Home Lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, and Online.