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Allen Susser

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    June 18, 2014

    Taste of the Nation: South Florida's Best Chefs Serve Up a Great Evening

    Taste of the Nation South Florida, the fundraising gala that benefits Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign, took over the Loews Miami Beach Hotel last night. Just about every chef worth his or her salt was at the event -- either serving their best bites or mingling as a guest. The event feat ... More >>

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    May 20, 2014

    Miami's Best Chefs Preview Taste of the Nation Event

    Miami's best chefs gathered at Tongue & Cheek last night for a "taste" of Taste of the Nation, the mega fundraising gala that benefits Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign. Led by Taste of the Nation's founding chairman, Allen Susser, a cadre of South Florida culinary powerhouses like Jamie ... More >>

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    April 23, 2014

    Where to Celebrate World Book Day

    Today is World Book and Copyright Day. It was first organized and celebrated by UNESCO in 1995. The date April 23 was selected to coincide with a Spanish festival honoring legendary author Miguel de Cervantes and also the anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Today, more than 100 countrie ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013
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    July 25, 2013
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    July 9, 2013

    Allen Susser Hosts Free Cooking Class at Whole Foods Market

    Summertime is here, and you're desperately trying to figure out some easy and healthful meals to whip up in no time. Looking at all the beautiful seasonal fruits, you know there must be a way to use them creatively, but you chicken out and stock up on frozen dinners instead. James Beard Award-winn ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013
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    September 17, 2012

    Julia Child's 100th Birthday Bash: Bon Appetit Into The Next Century

    Read Also: Celebrating a Very-Merry-Un-Birthday for Julia's 100th September 15. Julia Child Turns 100: Larger Than Life and Full of Joy.Julia Child was our kind of woman. Not only did she laugh loudly and cook with copious amounts of butter, but instead of dreading her birthday like so many foolish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Taste of the Nation Miami 2012 in Pictures

    There was one happy crowd at Taste of the Nation Miami on Thursday night, where philanthropists gathered to support the national child hunger-fighting organization Share Our Strength. And with the best restaurants in the city catering the event, how in the world couldn't the atmosphere be happy? Th ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012
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    October 21, 2011

    B.C. Tacos Beats Jefe's Original Fish Taco and Burger at Iron Fork

    All photos by Laine DossChefs from Jefe's Original Fish Taco and B.C. Tacos pose with moderator Allen Susser​B.C. Tacos beat out Jefe's Original Fish Taco and Burger in last night's Fighting Food Truck's Taco Tangle at the Miami New Times' Fourth Annual Iron Fork at Ice Palace Film Studios in Miam ... More >>

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    June 23, 2011
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    June 22, 2011

    Share Our Strength's Taste Of The Nation Comes to Miami

    Chefs from some of Miami's best restaurants will join forces July 7 to raise funds to feed South Florida's hungry children by feeding you. The event, chaired by chefs Allen Susser and Andre Bievenu of Joe's Stone Crab will feature food from some 40 restaurants as well as wines and spirits. So fa ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 5, 2011
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    May 4, 2011

    A Miami Chef Timeline (1986-2008)

    Chef Allen helped launch the modern Miami dining scene in 1986The closing of Chef Allen's last week represented the end of an important chapter in Miami restaurant history. There was a time in the mid-'90s when the main restaurant debate at gatherings focused on whether Allen Susser, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Chef Allen Susser Tells New Times He's Closing After 25 Years UPDATED

    Chef Allen Susser​Chef Allen Susser says he'll be be closing the doors to the Aventura eatery that bears his name. The restaurant has been in operation since 1986."Twenty-five years has passed, the lease was up, and it was time to make a decision," said Susser, who is 54 years old and lives in Hol ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011
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    December 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Brooklyn Water Bagels Coming To SoBe

    Lee KleinAs a lad, I worked as a bagelmeister in Queens, New York, a large operation that provided bagels wholesale to various markets and restaurants around the city. This experience gives me an insight into bagels that many people don't possess. Like, for instance, you.Okay, now that my credibilit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Chef Allen to Bring Modern Look and Taste to the Cafe at Books & Books, Coral Gables

    Chef Allen Susser​Chef Allen Susser has been transforming the foodscape of South Florida since opening his acclaimed restaurant New World Cuisine in 1986. Since then, he has made a splash in the world of culinary arts, publishing three books and winning several accolades. Now, Allen will bring hi ... More >>

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    July 12, 2010

    Mango Mania at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

    Paula Niño​For Indian actress and cookbook author Madhur Jaffrey, the best thing to do with a mango is simply eat it. Her favorite way to enjoy them doesn't involve a knife or perfectly cut dice. Instead, she pierces the top of a soft, ripe mango with her nail, puts the fruit to her mouth, squeez ... More >>

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    May 24, 2010

    Susser's Gastropub, Terrorist Goat Kebabs, J & W Snoozefest

    ​The co-owner of Hanif Rajput Catering Service was arrested last week in connection with the NYC Times Square bomb case. What tipped authorities off were the Death To America Goat Kebabs on the menu.Good luck to chef Allen Susser at his newly launched Gastropub venture in Delray Beach, although I' ... More >>

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    May 17, 2010

    Let's Talk Chef Shoes, Part 2: What The Pros Wear

    Friday's opening shoe post was mostly about my own experiences with kitchen footwear. Today we find out what Miami's real chefs wear when they're working -- and why.Michelle Bernstein, Michy's, Sra. Martinez: Clogs, as they not only help me from falling on my back side but they also give me those co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Allen Susser's Passover: Finally An End To Grandma's Gefilte Fish

    Passover is coming next week and for many, that means a monotonous existence of matzo, matzo, matzo and more matzo. What's a Jewish foodie to do? Thankfully, chef Allen Susser, whose eponymous restaurant is a longtime hit, is preparing two Passover meals at his Aventura eatery.Photo by Simon HareChe ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    Whole Foods Hosts a Flood of South Florida Chefs for Demos Across the State

    Via wikimedia commonsCooking demos to flood Whole Foods Florida.​Have you ever messed up cooking ramen noodles? If you answered yes, like we did, you could probably use some professional help of the cooking variety.Give thanks for South Florida's bounty of highly touted, greatly revered, very expe ... More >>

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    September 3, 2009
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    November 17, 2008

    Sheila Lukins at the Miami Book Fair International

    Lee Klein Sheila Lukins came to the Miami Book Fair to talk about her new cookbook, Ten: All The Foods We Love...And 10 Recipes For Each. It’s a nifty concept that covers steaks, stews, burgers, roasted chickens, chops, chocolate -- 32 categories in all. I sat down with Sheila at the Fair before ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008

    Enter Kitchen Stadium

    Miami New Times hosts a cooking competition of its own.

  • Dining

    October 30, 2008

    Chef Allen's Allures in Aventura

    Better food, décor, and prices: Welcome back, Allen Susser!

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2008

    Food & Wine's Guide for Florida Locavores

    This month's issue of Food & Wine taps our very own Allen Susser, of Chef Allen's in Aventura, for recommendations about where to buy great local foodstuffs in South Florida.

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    December 5, 2007
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    November 29, 2007
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    November 29, 2007

    Paradise Found

    Dinner in Paradise, a monthly series of charity-driven feasts at Paradise Farms in Homestead, inaugurates its third season this Sunday, December 2nd. Paradise proprietor Gabriele Marewski and Michael Schwartz co-founded the event, which is set outdoors on the farm. “There is something very special ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 13, 2006

    Foie Wars

    Force-feeding amounts to either animal farming or grotesque torture, but do our chefs give a duck?

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    February 23, 2006

    Tin Chefs

    The disconnect between a culinary student's white-collar dreams and the restaurant world's blue-collar reality

  • Restaurants

    May 12, 2005
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    May 12, 2005

    BEST CHEF

    Norman Van Aken

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    July 8, 2004

    Fruit Nuts

    Mango madness at Fairchild

  • Dining

    October 9, 2003

    Revisiting Here in Allentown

    Chef Allen's proves the original is still better than the remakes

  • Dining

    July 24, 2003

    Share Our Cents

    Making nice in Miami can mean chowing down for the hungry

  • Dining

    February 27, 2003

    Sunday, Bloody Mary Sunday

    Do brunch the right way

  • Dining

    December 28, 2000

    Casual Allen's

    Paramount Grill

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    July 13, 2000

    Dish

    Still Standing

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    June 29, 2000

    Dish

    New Generation Chefs?

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    April 13, 2000

    Dish

    Dig In, It's Endangered Species!

  • Dining

    November 18, 1999

    Dish

    What's That on Your Plate?

  • Restaurants

    May 13, 1999
  • News

    December 29, 1994

    Sturgeon General

    A local restaurateur reveals the secret to buying caviar: When Igor comes a-knocking, let him in

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    September 7, 1994
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    October 13, 1993
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