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Lee Klein

Miami New Times' restaurant reviewer for the past decade, and the world's indisputable master of disguise.

Awards

  • 2011 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published October 7, 2010

    "Gigi Ingenuity"

  • 2011 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published April 22, 2010

    "Style Over Steak"

  • 2011 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published July 1, 2010

    "Flapjack Flip-Off X"

  • 2010 - Association of Food Journalists Awards, published July 2, 2009

    "Hakkasan's Haute Hong Kong Cuisine"

  • 2010 - Association of Food Journalists Awards, published June 25, 2009

    "Flapjack Flip-Off IX"

  • 2009 - Bert Greene Award/International Association of Culinary Professionals, published August 14, 2008

    "Kick the Bottle"

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published August 28, 2008

    "Tap Tap"

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published December 4, 2008

    "Joe the Restaurant"

  • 2009 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published April 10, 2008

    "Doug Rodriguez is Back"

  • 2008 - Bert Greene Award/International Association of Culinary Professionals, published November 22, 2007

    "Eat Shit and Die"

  • 2008 - The Green Eyeshade Excellence in Journalism Awards/Atlanta SPJ, published November 22, 2007

    "Eat Shit and Die"

  • 2008 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published November 22, 2007

    "Eat Shit and Die"

  • 2008 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published November 22, 2007

    "Eat Shit and Die"

  • 2008 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 10, 2007

    "Chew the Right Thing"

  • 2008 - Association of Food Journalists Awards, published May 10, 2007

    "Chew the Right Thing"

  • 2008 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 17, 2007

    "Flapjack Flip-Off VII"

  • 2008 - Association of Food Journalists Awards, published May 17, 2007

    "Flapjack Flip-Off VII: Bananarama!"

  • 2007 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published July 13, 2006

    "Foie Wars"

  • 2007 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published December 21, 2006

    "Last Chance Bistro"

  • 2007 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published September 28, 2006

    "Pure and Demure"

  • 2007 - Better Weekly Newspaper Awards/Florida Press Association, published September 7, 2006

    "The Wonder Boys"

2003 Stories by Lee Klein

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  • Morning Glory

    published December 25, 2003

    Part of the joy derived from eating out are the conjured associations with comparable experiences indelibly cooked into one's memories. While... More >>

  • The Origin of Joe

    published December 18, 2003

    Bangkok native Thanu Sinevang got his culinary feet wet in a little hometown joint called the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. That was in 1968. Four... More >>

  • Ay Chihuahua!

    published December 11, 2003

    Chihuahua" is a tricky word. It defines both a teensy dog and the largest state in Mexico, and, depending upon which linguist you ask, translates... More >>

  • Fig-ments Of Unimagination

    published December 4, 2003

    I did not spend my childhood frolicking amid the fig trees of Calabria. I did, however, grow up on the sixth floor of a Brooklyn apartment... More >>

  • Fast Food for Smart Parents: Exhibit A

    published November 27, 2003

    Statistics tell us we've got ourselves a nation full of fat, dumb kids who apparently can only tear themselves from television sets long enough to... More >>

  • West Side Story

    published November 20, 2003

    The Starbucksian transformation of SoBe's west side is progressing along quite nicely these days. The developers are certainly thrilled -- these... More >>

  • New York Slice of Mind

    published November 13, 2003

    Impoverished Neapolitans originally made pizza as a means of using up their abundance of tomatoes in a filling, inexpensive manner -- a drizzle of... More >>

  • The Young Man and the Sea

    published November 6, 2003

    Houston's, the Cheesecake Factory, and other popular dining chains manage to attract packs of hungry Aventura residents by offering comfortable... More >>

  • All Arepa-ed Up for Halloween

    published October 30, 2003

    My wife has long accused me of getting carried away with my work, her latest repetition of this charge brought on by my decision to attend our... More >>

  • The Grass Menagerie

    published October 23, 2003

    I have spoken with residents of the Miami Design District and can report that they are not high on Grass, the new restaurant/lounge on NE 40th... More >>

  • Curse of the Bam-Beano

    published October 16, 2003

    For the 43rd consecutive year, Arbetter's Hot Dogs will not be serving free baked beans "the day after the Boston Red Sox win the World Series."... More >>

  • Revisiting Here in Allentown

    published October 9, 2003

    Since opening in Loehmann's Plaza eighteen years ago, Chef Allen's Restaurant has raked in prestigious dining awards the way most of us accumulate... More >>

  • Tortilla Sunrise

    published October 2, 2003

    Perhaps you've noticed the large murals and conspicuous neon lights of Taquerias El Mexicano while driving through Little Havana toward downtown.... More >>

  • Big City, Bright Bites

    published September 25, 2003

    Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, stumping in Philadelphia, stopped by the landmark Pat's King of Steaks for a "common folk" photo-op,... More >>

  • Schlotzno's and Quizky's

    published September 18, 2003

    I should start by stating my general disdain for fast-food chains, which I believe exist mainly to provide pseudonutrition for those who don't... More >>

  • Ago No Spago

    published September 11, 2003

    Ago is no Spago, though it does serve thin-crust, wood-fired pizzas, and as the trendy California eatery relied in its heyday on the buzz of the... More >>

  • Modest Road Map for Jerusalem

    published September 4, 2003

    While sitting at a table draped in a blue and white checkerboard cloth, in the Jerusalem Market & Deli (which is tucked into the same North Miami... More >>

  • Truth or Consequences

    published August 28, 2003

    Some may say it's only sixteen words, but exaggeration, deception, and dishonesty are just plain wrong regardless of how few syllables are used.... More >>

  • Key Lime Sublime

    published August 21, 2003

    There are few desserts easier to prepare than key lime pie, which necessitates only the pouring of egg yolks, key lime juice, and sweetened,... More >>

  • Uptown Caribbean

    published August 14, 2003

    Citronelle is the latest of a number of new restaurants cropping up along the corroded corridor of upper Biscayne Boulevard. Situated in a corner... More >>

  • Intellectual Peanuts

    published August 7, 2003

    Einstein Bros bagels are round, chewy breads with holes in the center, and tasty in tandem with sandwich fillings, but have little in common with... More >>

  • Nest of Quinn

    published July 31, 2003

    The Park Central Hotel on Ocean Drive used to have a cool Deco lobby replete with pool table. Now, as a dining room for Quinn's, it is filled with... More >>

  • Sangs For Your Supper

    published July 24, 2003

    If you enter a restaurant in China and ask for "egg foo yung," a puzzled look will most assuredly cross your waiter's face. The term is... More >>

  • Lincoln Roadilla 2003

    published July 17, 2003

    The upside to our modern-day obsession with food is the increase in availability of all things culinary, from greenmarkets to green-apple martinis... More >>

  • Tip Top Tap Tap

    published July 10, 2003

    Tap Tap, South Beach's only Haitian restaurant, has exhibited precipitous ups and downs since opening on Fifth Street nine years ago. What started... More >>

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