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Flo Fab Not Fixing What Ain't Broke

An observant reader shoots this one to us, regarding the headline treatment of Florence Fabricant's annual report on the James Beard Awards. Here are her headlines from the last 10 years of Beard Award coverage:

New York Makes a Strong Showing at the James Beard Awards
By FLORENCE FABRICANT
Published: May 9, 2007

New York Dominates at Beard Awards
By FLORENCE FABRICANT
Published: May 10, 2006

New York Stands Out At the Beard Awards
By FLORENCE FABRICANT
Published: May 4, 2005

New York Tops List of Winners at Beard Awards
By FLORENCE FABRICANT
Published: May 12, 2004

Best of the Chefs
By FLORENCE FABRICANT
Published: May 7, 2003

New York Dominates Beard Awards
By FLORENCE FABRICANT
Published: May 8, 2002

Chefs Win Beards Awards
By FLORENCE FABRICANT
Published: May 2, 2001

New York Chefs Again Gain Top Awards
By FLORENCE FABRICANT
Published: May 10, 2000

Chefs and Authors Reap Their Plaudits
By FLORENCE FABRICANT
Published: May 5, 1999

Laurels for New York at Beard Awards
By FLORENCE FABRICANT
Published: May 6, 1998

Though the New York motif is nice to look at, our favorite is 2001: "Chefs Win Beard Awards." Do they now, Flo?
· James Beard Awards, Florence Fabricant [NYT]

UPDATE: Okay, okay, people. We know she doesn't write the headlines. But it's our gal Flo and if we can't poke a little fun, what are we in this for?

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