17 hours ago | Food Industry
The way Paola Fernández remembers it, she arrived in Miami from Argentina last fall after being promised work alongside famous chef Najat Kaanache in preparation for the opening of a high-end Coral Gables restaurant. Instead, she was forced to iro...
18 hours ago | Chef Interviews
Jorgie Ramos' years in the restaurant business have been hell. Problems began in 2008, when the real-estate market collapsed, forcing him and his father Jorge to sell off several houses they were planning to fix up and resell. "I lost $4 million o...
19 hours ago | Restaurant Reviews
Julia Ning dredges and fries juicy chicken thighs in a wispy blend of cornstarch, tapioca starch, and turmeric. The result is gluten-free and healthful. But that's not why the 33-year-old does it. She remembers that it once prepared her and now-sh...
7 days ago | Cheap Eats
Angel Torres glances at his meat case in dismay. “It just isn’t like it was in the old day anymore,” he says, presiding over whole flap steaks, smoked salmon sides, and vacuum-sealed bags of oxtail. Once, decades ago, Torres would rise before 5 a....
8 days ago | Food News
As news that former Piripi executive chef Najat Kaanache had been ousted from the Merrick Park restaurant that so touted her presence a number of neigh sayers came forward to express concerns over mistreatment and underpayment at the hands of the ...
8 days ago | Food Industry
By 6 p.m. on a recent Saturday, Piripi, the new Spanish/Basque restaurant in Coral Gables' Village of Merrick Park, is coming to life. Just inside the glass front door, two young, attractive hostesses smile as they ask arriving diners whether they...