04/03/2013 08:12 EDT | Updated 06/03/2013 05:12 EDT


SAN FRANCISCO - A couple of Canadian writers were among a host of victors in the International Association of Culinary Professionals awards handed out in San Francisco.

"Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert" by Davin de Kergommeaux (McClelland and Stewart) was named Wine, Beer or Spirits book of 2012 while Naomi Duguid won in the Culinary Travel category for "Burma: Rivers of Flavor" (Artisan Books).