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1993 Stories by Jen Karetnick

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  • Net Gains

    published December 29, 1993

    A restaurant's name often indicates the type of fare it offers. This is particularly true when a specific dish has been worked into the title. All... More >>

  • Eat the Beat

    published December 22, 1993

    For party people, an evening of both dinner and dancing is practically de rigueur. Though the conservative approach is to feast in one place,... More >>

  • Kerry Out

    published December 15, 1993

    Where Kerry Simon goes, I will follow. Or will I? Follow the leader is a natural inclination on South Beach, where no phenomenon is... More >>

  • Tales from the Grille

    published December 8, 1993

    When a restaurant we love goes out of business, we may mourn its passing. We might long for a certain favorite dish. But we hardly ever wonder... More >>

  • Pasta Masters

    published December 1, 1993

    Not very long ago, consumption of pasta was reserved for Italians and marathon runners, who inhaled it for energy the night before a race. The... More >>

  • The Austro-Hungry

    published November 24, 1993

    When real estate developer George Merrick planned his "City Beautiful," Coral Gables, he was envisioning an upper-class enclave, architectural... More >>

  • Rolling on the Riviera

    published November 17, 1993

    In November's issue of Gourmet magazine, columnist Fred Ferretti laments the obsessive labeling of culinary trends. "Why must our current crop of... More >>

  • Kamon in My Kitchen

    published November 10, 1993

    In these health-conscious days, low-fat Japanese cuisine is a popular option. While perhaps not as commonplace as a hamburger and fries, it's... More >>

  • Rio Life

    published November 3, 1993

    Something about Miami allows other countries to gain footholds in this city. Many South American and Caribbean communities flourish here, all of... More >>

  • Everything for You

    published October 27, 1993

    Gloria Estefan is a woman who needs no introduction in Miami. We know well her sultry voice -- the embodiment of this seductive, subtropical city.... More >>

  • A Thai Grows in Kendall

    published October 20, 1993

    On Kendall's portion of South Dixie Highway, a small, single-business building such as Thai Silk frequently escapes attention. Shopping centers,... More >>

  • Love's Feast

    published October 13, 1993

    Imagine spending every moment of your life with the person you love. In the morning, one alarm would wake you both. You'd drive to work together,... More >>

  • Rotisserie Chic

    published October 6, 1993

    The heat's abating, the rain's slackening. The daunting subtropical summer is undeniably drawing to a close. So why aren't more South Beach... More >>

  • Baci's Glorious Revival

    published September 29, 1993

    These names still count: Mark Militello, Allen Susser, Norman Van Aken, Nino Pernetti. They're the restaurateurs who, in the late 1980s, brought... More >>

  • The Southwest Will Rise Again

    published September 22, 1993

    When a region such as the Southwest achieves national attention, a broad, enduring public interest often results. International galleries... More >>

  • The Fabricc of Delight

    published September 15, 1993

    In the novel How to Make an American Quilt, Whitney Otto writes about a fabric pattern called the "Crazy Quilt" and the women who are involved in... More >>

  • Eating with Ol' Man River

    published September 8, 1993

    Three years ago I flew 3000 miles on a redeye for a long weekend with my future husband. After living on the opposite coast for six months, I... More >>

  • Seafood Strikeout

    published September 1, 1993

    As I noted a few weeks ago in a review of the Marlins Steakhouse and Sports Bar, I'm comfortable with spectator sports and some sports bars. But... More >>

  • Hungarian Mishmash

    published August 25, 1993

    Hunger affects people differently. Some exhibit such physical symptoms as vertigo; for many, speech becomes an impossibility, the need to eat... More >>

  • Eat the Menu

    published August 18, 1993

    Periodically, a friend reminds me that we belong to a disenfranchised generation. The baby boomers' economic balloon -- the one we also expected... More >>

  • Black Bean Therapy

    published August 11, 1993

    Sometimes only Cuban food will do. Stress makes me long for it. Like chocolate, I believe, black beans must release endorphins -- daily... More >>

  • Proud Papa

    published August 4, 1993

    For every neighborhood there should be a special restaurant to serve its dining needs. A place where locals can enjoy a pleasant ambiance, without... More >>

  • Leadoff Platter

    published July 28, 1993

    In the early Eighties, when some bars began to concentrate on bringing sporting events to a cheering, tipsy public, they were obviously a man's... More >>

  • Lukewarm Reception

    published July 21, 1993

    Like most people, I schedule my social life according to my professional life. I (usually) stay out late or turn in early in direct relation... More >>

  • Zeus Would Not Be Pleased

    published July 14, 1993

    The main reason I used to watch Three's Company was the principal character and his occupation: Jack Tripper, chef. Okay. I'll admit I also was a... More >>

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