Naomi Pomeroy
was the only woman who nabbed Best New Chef honors this year.
Full list of all the winners, chefs raging in NYC and evil twins after the jump.
Food & Wine
hanging out at F&W editor Dana Cowin's apartment for drinks
"They are our evil, fraternal twins in LA."
The 2009 Best Chefs edition of
is scheduled to hit newsstands in June.
* Paul Liebrandt, Corton; New York, NY

* Nate Appleman, A16; San Francisco, CA

* Naomi Pomeroy, Beast; Portland, OR

* Barry Maiden, Hungry Mother; Cambridge, MA

* Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, Animal; Los Angeles, CA

* Bryan Caswell, Reef; Houston, TX

* Christopher Kostow, Meadowood; St. Helena, CA

* Linton Hopkins, Restaurant Eugene; Atlanta, GA

* Mark Fuller, Spring Hill; Seattle, WA

* Kelly English, Iris; Memphis, TN
A cool image of Naomi Pomeroy and her favorite protein from 2007 courtesy of Alicia Rose.