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.