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    May 20, 2014

    22. Lorena Garcia: Mentor to Miami Chefs

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue arrives June 19. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's Culinary All-Stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city its o ... More >>

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    November 7, 2013

    Lorena Garcia Debuts Cookware Line on HSN, Mentors Local Chefs

    Lorena Garcia's test kitchen is festooned with fairy lights for the launch party of her new cookware line. Walking into the two-story modern house tucked off Biscayne Boulevard, guests are greeted by a bartender with a glass of champagne as servers pass around bite-size portions of Thanksgiving tr ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    Iron Fork: Food, Cocktails, and Two Incredible Battles (Photos)

    Thousands of hungry and thirsty people converged upon Grand Central Miami last evening to eat, drink and be merry at New Times' fifth annual Iron Fork.  Over three dozen of Miami's hottest restaurants served up some fine eats while a host of open bars attended to the liquid needs of party goers ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012

    Iron Fork's Tonight! Food Truck Competitors Alfredo Montero and Robyn Almodovar Say It's War

    Robyn Almodovar and Alfredo Montero are normally very good friends.  After all, they have a lot in common. Both of their food trucks, Mr. Good Stuff and Palate Party, have won countless awards for their creative menus and delicious foods and  both chefs have been featured on television (Mo ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012

    Iron Fork: One, Two, Three, Four..Look Who Started a Twitter War

    When I spoke with the Iron Fork Food Truck Battle contestants to get a little piece on strategy, I thought it would be the usual "the other chef is so talented...I'll do my best...blah blah blah."Read Also: Iron Fork's Tonight: Food truck Competitors Alfredo Montero and Robyn Almodovar Say It's WarL ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    Iron Fork: New Chef Announcement and Half-Priced VIP Ticket Offer

    The fifth annual Iron Fork competition, set for October 18 at Grand Central, has a new chef lineup for its featured competition. In it, two of Miami's top chefs battle in a gladiator-style competition of wits and skill using knives, fire, and raw meat as their weapons of choice. Only one will remain ... More >>

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    August 17, 2012

    Whole Foods Fill the Grill Competition: Latin Burger's Shawn Henry Wins Title (Photos)

    Read Also: Fill the Grill: Alfredo Montero Wins Round TwoJim Heins Takes Round One A packed house was in attendance for the 2012  Fill the Grill Competition finals at Whole Foods Market Coral Gables last evening, with many attendees having watched the previous two elimination rounds. As people ... More >>

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    August 10, 2012

    Whole Foods' Fill The Grill Competition: Alfredo Montero Wins Round Two

    Read Also: Whole Foods' Fill The Grill Competition: Jim Heins Takes Round OneRound two of the annual Fill The Grill competition at Whole Foods Market in Coral Gables saw another two food truck chefs in a cook-off to see who had the superior grilling abilities. Eileen Andrade of CUBANCUBE and Alfredo ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    Whole Foods' Fill The Grill Competition: Jim Heins Takes Round One

    When Michael Jacobs, chef for the Miami Heat players, announced the two competitors for the first round of the Fill the Grill Challenge at the Coral Gables Whole Foods Market, one of the contestants asked for a slight change in title."Just call me Jim. Robyn's the chef around here," said Jim Heins, ... More >>

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    February 27, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Trucks on the Beach Crowded, Energetic

    ​View photos from Trucks on the Beach here.The South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Trucks on the Beach closing party proved once and for all that people will wait on line for 45 minutes for food.Lines were the name of the game at this event, as trucks turned out food as fast as humanly possible ... More >>

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    January 10, 2012

    Watch Mr. Good Stuff on Eat St. Tonight

    ​Even though Mr. Good Stuff isn't quite a year old, the yellow food truck that serves up lunas, Venezuelan corn meal arepas overstuffed with brisket, curry, pulled pork, or meatloaf, is already a television star.Cooking Channel's Eat St. filmed the truck back in the late spring. The Canadian-based ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    Eat Street Films Miami Food Trucks, Short Order Blogger

    All photos by Laine Doss Latin Burger's Jim Heins shooting a segment for Eat Street​Eat Street, the Cooking Channel show that features America's best and craziest food trucks, was in Miami this weekend to film three of Miami's favorite food trucks. Mr. Good Stuff, Dim Ssam a Gogo and Latin ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    Mr. Good Stuff: New Food Truck Serves Food For The Soul

    ​It's not exactly "soul food," but Mr. Good Stuff's food is certainly chow that feeds the soul. This brand new truck made its debut at Street Food Fridays at the Adrienne Arsht Center last week to long lines and satisfied customers. Mr. Good Stuff serves up lunas, a a Venezuelan corn meal arep ... More >>