Quick Hits: Steph Curry’s Birthday and James Beard Nominees

Stephen Curry turned 29 yesterday and both his wife and teammates took to social media to honor the basketball star. Alongside a photo of the two of them, Ayesha Curry wrote her man a rap saying “You’re literally like fine wine. Just getting better with time. Now you’re 29. Still all mine.”

Draymond Green shared an image of a young Curry’s school photo. The image was payback of sorts: on Green’s birthday Curry posted a teenage picture of Draymond complete with braces.

Curry’s birthday shoes

Under Armour Basketball made a special pair of tennis shoes for Curry to wear in the Warriors game against Philadelphia 76ers, Nice Kicks reported. The yellow and blue sneakers look like yellow cake with white frosting dripping down the side.

Curry himself shared a picture of his birthday cake. Rumor has it, the basketball star wanted to go to Benihana and enjoy a meal with his family.

Dominique Creen
Dominique Crenn

The James Beard Foundation has narrowed down the nomination field and many of the Bay Area’s chefs are among the contenders. Dominique Crenn (Atelier Crenn) and Corey Lee (Benu) have been nominated for best chef west and David Kinch (Manresa) and Christopher Kostow (The Restaurant at Meadowood) are up for outstanding chef. In Situ and Tartine Manufactory are nominated for best new restuarant and Bar Agricole is up for outstanding bar program. Eater SF has the full list of locals who will make their presence known on Monday May 1 at the awards gala in Chicago.