Blind Pig of Asheville is proud to be the recipient for the top honors award in the Food Journals category at the Midwest Publishing Awards Show in Chicago, Illinois for Underbelly- Gastronomical Journalism issue #2 ‘Soul & Comfort’. Each award winning entry will become part of a permanent collection at the Special Collections Library of the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The 2013 MPA publishing awards honors excellence in the planning, supervision and execution of the physical and visual aspects of publishing media. The entries are judged for general excellence in writing & design, overall content, typography, composition, illustrations, paper, printing, special treatments, and binding. We’d like to thank our host of featured writers for issue #2; Susannah Gebhart, Gwen Pratesi, Nikki Miller-Ka,Jonathan Ammons, Anne Fitten Glenn, Jean Lucielle, Mike Moore. We’d also like to thank our food and travel photographers Cindy Kunst and Aaron Morrell, all of our corporate sponsors as well all the entire (local) support from our outstanding food community here in Asheville for this national honor!