Croatian gastro magazine “Iće&Piće” (in translation "Food and Beverage") was nominated, together with the best four "food" magazines in the world, for the Gourmand Award 2011th. In this year's selection of wine and culinary literature, there were 283 finalists from 71 countries, the 4 finalists in each category. In best gastro magazine category besides “Iće&Piće” (www.iceipice.hr) nominees are: austrian „Falstaff“ (www.falstaff.at) ; dutch „Bouillon Culinaire“ (www.bouillonmagazine.nl), and american „Lucky Peach“
(www.mcsweeneys.net/luckypeach . All those who are interested in food and wine culture, accompanied with stunning photography, will be thrilled to find out that Iće&Piće has highlights in English. Winners will be announced in the hall Folies Bergère, 6 March 2012. Keeping our fingers crossed…
A total of 162 countries participated in 2011 in the “Gourmand World Cookbook Awards”. The finalists come from 71 different countries. Last year, 80% of finalists registered for the event, and there were 1250 guests.