Zachary Fagenson became the New Times Broward-Palm Beach restaurant critic in 2012 before taking up the post for Miami in 2014. He also works as a correspondent for Reuters.
5 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
There are many ways to eat raw beef, but Ethiopians do it best. At Awash Ethiopian Restaurant (19934 NW Second Ave., Miami Gardens; 305-770-5100; awashmiami.com), the national treasure called kitfo ($12.99) arrives on a gleaming metal platter heap...
10 days ago | Food Industry
There's a bit of shame that comes with a daily Diet Coke. Yet something has been amiss lately. On bills it seems the price of a simple glass of sugar dissolved in fizzy water has become increasingly expensive.
12 days ago | Chef Interviews
Jeremy Ford is back in the kitchen, and this time, it's not a game. In September, the Florida-born winner of Bravo's 13th season of Top Chef opened his 65-seat Stubborn Seed (101 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 786-322-5211; stubbornseed.com) on pri...
12 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
Mike Mayta begins by searing a heap of chicken livers in schmaltz. Then come cognac, garlic, onion, paprika, and cayenne. The result is something like Jewish deli chopped liver. Next, the 30-year-old chef adds a dash of ginger and celery salt, con...
16 days ago | Brunch Report
Sachi Statz was born into Miami ventanita royalty. In 2004, her mother and uncle opened Tinta y Café on SW Eighth Street just as Brickell began accelerating toward breakneck development. It was a funky little coffee shop filled with artwork, old b...
19 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
Three years ago, Phuket Thongsodchareondee sent a jolt through Miami when he opened Cake Thai on Biscayne Boulevard at NE 79th Street. It's a compact place where the only decorations are magazine ads with an animated, pop-culture look covered by T...