[Huxley Wallace Collective's Josh Henderson and Matthew Parker. Photo: Daniel Krieger]
With the exception of Blaine Wetzel's win for Rising Star Chef of the Year, Washington nominees left empty-handed at last night's James Beard Awards—Naomi Pomeroy took the Best Chef Northwest prize home to Portland. But there were plenty of drinks to go round: Head over to Eater National for photos from the event and all the night's hangover observations (including a tidbit about Brian Canlis.) Plus, check out Seattle Met's "prom photos" of Seattle's Beard nominees on the yellow carpet and with the after-party crowd.