Anthony Bourdain

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    November 21, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Books by Cooks, Beer, and Pubbelly Love

    If you're looking for a nice, peaceful weekend to catch up on chores before the family comes down from the Northeast to thaw out and eat turkey, forget it! There are simply too many tempting options not to get out and enjoy Miami. Plus, there's something for everyone -- like a gigantic book fair f ... More >>

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    November 19, 2014

    Anthony Bourdain Caught Filming in Miami

    Miami foodies, be on the lookout! If you're dining out in the next few days and spot a thin, silver-haired gent who looks familiar, chances are it's intrepid chef/writer/television host Anthony Bourdain. Bourdain is in Miami filming, which means we likely have a South Florida Parts Unknown episode ... More >>

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    February 21, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: SOBEWFF, Eats and Beats, and Brunch for a Better World

    The world culinary spotlight is trained on Miami this weekend as the South Beach Wine and Food Festival takes over most of our city. With dozens of celebrity chefs like Anthony Bourdain, Rachael Ray, Eric Ripert, Geoffrey Zakarian, and April Bloomfield cooking for us and posing for countless picture ... More >>

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    February 17, 2014

    From Burger Bash to the Q, the High-Profile Events at SOBEWFF

    In its 13th year, the South Beach Wine & Food Festival is bigger than ever. Even the most fit fan will likely get exhausted just reading the roster of 70 seminars, parties, and dinners -- up from last year's 50 or so offerings. How does one choose from the extended list of parties hosted by luminar ... More >>

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    December 17, 2013

    SantaCon Coming to Miami: Is It a Menace or an Amusement?

    The last time I was part of SantaCon, it was a complete accident. On the way home from a two-week safari in Kenya, I had an overnight layover in New York City. When the taxi dropped me off in Greenwich Village, I noticed something amiss. Instead of the usual streets teeming with people wearing bla ... More >>

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    December 6, 2013

    Norman Van Aken on His New Book, Miami's Food Scene, and Hanging Out With Anthony Bourdain

    Norman Van Aken is one of the most celebrated chefs in Miami, but before he found his calling in the kitchen, he sold flowers in Hawaii, traveled the country as a carnival worker, and painted houses. His new book, No Experience Necessary, tells the type of tale that foodies gobble up. His memoir is ... More >>

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    October 30, 2013

    Deliver Lean Is Your Gateway to Veganism

    I've always wanted to try one of those meal plan services. After all, the thought of coming home to find something waiting that doesn't have chemicals or tons of added sodium sounds extremely appealing. Trouble is that most of the meal plans out there involve eating beef and pork and at home, I try ... More >>

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    October 29, 2013

    SOBEWFF Tickets Now on Sale: What's Available, What's Already Sold Out

    The city's annual hedonism heyday (well, one of many) is just a few short months away. We're referring, of course, to the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. From February 20th through 23rd, 2014, this annual event will invade our sunny shores with more food, drink, and celebrity chef debauchery th ... More >>

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    October 7, 2013

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival MasterCard Presale Starts Today: Five Tickets You Must Get Now

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival's MasterCard presale starts today, Monday, October 7 and runs through October 20. This is the absolute best way to snag tickets to the hot events that sell out way, way, before the actual festival, which is actually 135 days from now. To purchase tickets, have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    Fieri, Zimmern, Deen, Zakarian Do the Harlem Shake (Video)

    This year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival seemed tame in comparison to some other years. We didn't witness any snockered chefs, fistfights, or Paula Deen riding anyone like a pony. Even Anthony Bourdain played nice at the Grand Tasting Village (possibly because he was in the presenc ... More >>

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    February 8, 2013

    Killer Christopher Dorner Manifesto Gives Anthony Bourdain, Chick-fil-A a Shout-Out

    Police in Southern California are hunting for Christopher Dorner, the ex-Los Angeles Police Officer and former military man who is believed to have killed three people in retaliation for being fired from his LAPD job.Dorner, who is assumed to be somewhere near Big Bear Lake, about 80 miles east of L ... More >>

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    January 23, 2013

    The Taste: Spoonfuls of Remorse and Haven's Todd Erickson

    If the show's message boards are any indication of predicting the future, then The Taste, ABC's new cooking competition, which premiered last evening, is in hot water, indeed.The first episode was a mega-elimination round that best resembled the unseemly love-spawn of American Idol and The Voice. Fo ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    The Taste Premieres Tonight: Miami Chef Gives Us The Inside Scoop

    The Taste premieres tonight at 8 p.m. on ABC. The show, basically The Voice with food, features a mashup of four celebrity chefs judging a host of chefs based on only one single bite of their food. As in The Voice, the four judges will not see the chefs before eating their food.As in every prime-tim ... More >>

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    December 31, 2012

    The Ten Weirdest Moments in Food: 2012 Edition

    When looking back on 2012, we noticed a big trend -- weirdness. A lot of weird stuff happened in the food industry.From a fast food restaurant with a political stance to a sweet grandma becoming an overnight sensation for a food review, the food industry took a ride to crazy-town this year.A lot has ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012

    Biggest Food News Stories of 2012

    In the sea of headlines you'll read throughout the day, few will likely have anything to do with food. Unless that's your thing, of course. But if you're like us, it is your thing, and you thrive on hearing news about restaurants and chefs just as much (or maybe more) as you would hearing about w ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: The Seven Deadly Sins Edition (Video)

    With the clock running down on Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations, it somehow seems like cheating to re-cut past seasons into special editions. Maybe Bourdain's run out of places in the world to visit, maybe he's busy planning bolder itineraries for his upcoming CNN debut. But even though last eveni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    SoBe Wine & Food Fest Opens Ticket Presale Today for MasterCard Holders; Six Events to Buy Before They Sell Out

    Here's a reason to get excited! The South Beach Wine & Food Festival ticket presale starts today. The presale, which is exclusively for MasterCard holders, gives SBWFF and FIU-benefitting lovers a whole two weeks to buy tickets before they go on sale to the general public October 22. Festival ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain Names Club Deuce a Favorite Bar: Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll Recap

    First off, congratulations to Mac's Club Deuce for being named one of Anthony Bourdain's five favorite bars in the world. See Also:Best Dive Bar 2012: Mac's Club DeuceIn Food & Wine, Tony makes a case for the smoke-filled cash-only dive bar in the middle of Miami Beach's flashy nightlife scene, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: The End Is Near

    No Reservations, the final tour, premiered last evening. The series, which features host Anthony Bourdain eating, drinking, and behaving badly, has won both awards and a loyal fan base. In this, the first of the countdown to the end of Bourdain's Travel Channel show, we travel to Austin, Texas, for ... More >>

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    August 25, 2012

    Happy Birthday, Rachael Ray: Five Ways She Should Ring It In

    See also Bourdain, Ray, Fieri's Six Most Obscene and Silly Moments.Oh my gravy! Today marks the birthday of everyone's favorite uber-perky candy counter chick turned TV personality, Rachael Ray. The woman who Slate once said "may be the world's most reviled chef" is turning the big 4-4. The New Yor ... More >>

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    July 18, 2012

    California's Got The Right Idea: Help Ban Foie Gras In Florida (Video)

    As Short Order reported recently, California's ban on foie gras finally went into effect earlier this month.Unfortunately, due to the lax wording of the ban, restaurants have found it possible to circumvent the law and serve the item to customers. The California law specifies that restaurants cannot ... More >>

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    February 28, 2012

    Ten Strangest Things at the South Beach Wine and Food Fest

    ​The South Beach Wine & Food Festival wrapped up yesterday after a four-day whirlwind of dinners, brunches, parties, cocktails, and events.Each year we're delighted by the food, impressed by the cocktails, and amazed by the sheer number of celebrities that come to Miami to party and mingle.Dur ... More >>

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    January 24, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover: Stoned Seagulls, Strippers, and Chicken -- This is L.A. (A Recap)

    The Travel ChannelTony Bourdain eats at In and Out Burger.​It's hard to believe that this is the season finale for The Layover. It seems like only yesterday that we first laid eyes on this hot mess of a show that follows Anthony Bourdain to the more pedestrian parts of the globe. So far this year, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover: London's Pies and Pubs (A Recap)

    The Travel ChannelAnthony Bourdain feeling like "ten ponds of s**t in a five pound bag".​In a meeting last week, someone mentioned that Anthony Bourdain might have "jumped the shark." That Bourdain has turned into a one-note singer -- go to a city, snark about it, get drunk, sop up hangover with g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Bourdain to Eat Street to Emeril: Miami TV Tops in 2011

    Travel ChannelAnthony Bourdain orders from Dim Ssam a Gogo.​Miami was a star in 2011. The past year saw many major national food-related shows film here in our fair city. Who could blame them? Between our thriving and ever-growing food scene and our seemingly endless miles of sandy beaches, p ... More >>

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    December 27, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover: Montreal Means Trouble (A Recap)

    ​As the opening credits start, I can't wait to see where Tony is taking us to on his little overnighter that he calls The Layover. I've been on an extended vacation and haven't checked the internet to find out the targeted city.  So many exciting cities to visit -- Paris, London, Nairobi, San ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    Great Christmas Gifts for the Food-Obsessed Woman

    Uwe Hermann/Creative CommonsIt's the present - not the thought that counts.​Santa Claus is due for his yearly breaking and entering campaign, and you're worried that you're not going to be able to find the perfect present for the female foodie in your life.Let Short Order do the shopping for you. ... More >>

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    November 22, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover: Tony Turns Tepid Travel Guide

    ​Anthony Bourdain has been known to take pot shots of his fellow Travel Channel alum, Samantha Brown, and cheery people in general. The Tony I've come to be obsessed with snarks on the nicey-nice worlds of Rachael Ray, Sandra Lee, and Paula Deen. Bourdain, you see, comes from a world with a slight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    The Simpsons Are Food Bloggers: It's Not That Easy (Video)

    ​I've been waiting with baited breath for the day to finally arrive. "The Food Wife", the long awaited Simpsons episode which has Marge, Lisa, and Bart food blogging, airs this Sunday on Fox.In anticipation of this 30-minute episode, Fox has released four teasers (probably because they were about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain Dresses Like a Priest, Blesses Big Gay Ice Cream; Truck Tracker

    Anthony Bourdain loves a big gay ... ice cream.​Miami has a thriving food truck scene. Over 70 trucks at last count are wrapped in elaborate murals of happy dancing pigs, cows and shrimp, all begging for you to come and sample their flesh. The truck names are witty and the owners themselves are co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    5 Reasons David Chang's On Top

    Eight years after opening his flagship restaurant, Momofuku Noodle Bar in the East Village, David Chang is still on top of the food world and only getting bigger (cameos on Top Chef and HBO's hit show Treme, plus a new restaurant set to open in Sydney, Australia).

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    March 10, 2011
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    February 22, 2011

    Bourdain, Ray, Fieri's Six Most Obscene and Silly Moments

    The South Beach Wine and Food Festival starts Thursday. This is the big time -- when us mere mortals can brush up to the likes of food superstars like Martha Stewart, Anthony Bourdain and Emeril Lagasse. Walking through the tents, we'll thrill at the sight of these men and women who make us marvel a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain Shares 10-Second Recipes for Drunks on Jimmy Fallon

    ​Anthony Bourdain is better known for being a snarky wise ass who drinks like Hemingway on a bender than for being a great chef - which is perfectly fine by him and a major reason why we love him so much. Tony (as his friends in rehab like to call him) recently went on Late Night with Jimmy Fa ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010

    Top Chef All-Stars Premieres Tonight

    Matthias Clamer/Bravo ​Top Chef Season Eight premieres tonight with a cast of all-stars (contestants from previous seasons who didn't take the title) and it sounds like we may be in for a treat. It really won't take much for this season to outshine Top Chef: Washington, D.C. -- likely the worst s ... More >>

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    July 2, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain Hates on Vegans and Tells Cracked-Out Kitchen Stories

    Marta Xochilt PerezStill chill at 10:54 p.m.​It was 10:54 p.m. and Anthony Bourdain sat in the lobby of the Lincoln Theater still signing copies of Medium Raw. Two hours after wrapping his reading and Q&A session, the line had finally dwindled down to a dozen. There was a female security guard ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain Talks Medium Raw, Illegal Ortolan, and Evil Cake Maker Sandra Lee

    Melanie Dunea​If you know Anthony Bourdain from No Reservations and nothing else, perhaps you're under the impression he's just some cuddly middle-aged curmudgeon. Newsflash: You're wrong. Sure, he can be a friendly, engaging, and gracious dude. But for a full, uncensored view of Bourdain's too-ho ... More >>

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    May 3, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain, Steven Raichlen Making Appearances at Books & Books

    Anthony Bourdain will be hosting an event for Books & Books on June 30. ​Books & Books is Miami's best independent bookseller with an emphasis on quality literature and author-driven appearances. Books & Books has always been supportive of the local foodie community, as a longtime spon ... More >>

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    March 1, 2010

    SBWFF 2010: Sunday Afternoon at the Grand Tasting Village; Bourdain, Ripert Face-Off

    We spent Sunday afternoon at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Whole Foods Grand Tasting Village, walking around the massive tents around 13th and Ocean tasting mostly liquor. It's no secret that this event has become less about the bites and more about the booze -- well, and the celebrity ... More >>

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    February 15, 2010

    Top 10 Hypothetical South Beach Wine & Food Fest Media Disasters / CC BY 2.0Ze paparazzi will be out in force.​The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is almost here, and that means an orgiastic horde of mostly out-of-town drunks on the shores of Miami Beach concerned with nothing but food, drink, sex, celebrity, their ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch: Soccer Farm, Mr. Chow, Banana Flowers, Burgers, Oysters, and Canapes

    A South Dade man wants to build a soccer stadium between two farms in the historically agricultural Redlands. [RedlandRambles]Lee Klein is not the only guy who hates Mr. Chow. So does Anthony Bourdain. [AllPurposeDark]Cooking banana flowers Sri Lankan style. [BeeHeaven]Daily metro paper writes artic ... More >>

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    November 12, 2009
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    October 1, 2009

    Arts & Eats Guide 2009

    A year-round feast of food and culture in the Magic City.

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    April 8, 2009

    David Samson, Thy Name Is Samson

    We take it all back -- all the vitriol regarding the lack of a public process for the new stadium, all the accusations of backroom deals, dirty money, and no-bid contracts. Build the Marlins whatever they want. This team is amazing. 3-0? How about 162-0? How about just by watching them on TV, I was ... More >>

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    February 11, 2009

    New Website Discovers the Cure For Obesity

    Food porn is all the rage these days. There are entire sites devoted to the obscene pleasures of voyeuristic foodie-ism, and they're growing in number each day. Just this week, food writer and chef Anthony Bourdain explored the subject on a special episode of his Travel Channel series No Reservation ... More >>

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    November 14, 2008

    All the Nasty Bits from an Evening with Anthony Bourdain and Mario Batali

    Elyse Wanshel Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdain at the Miami Book Fair International Thursday night. Although former junkie/gutter chef, Anthony Bourdain claims that his life is “all rainbows and unicorns” ever since the birth of his baby daughter, many of his random comments during last night ... More >>

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    November 14, 2008

    Last Night: Anthony Bourdain at the Arsht Center

    This man loves Mac's Club Deuce. (Reason No. 293 why we love this man.) Better Than: Pounding cheap beers between a soul-crushing double on the saute station. The evidence, plainly, is undeniable: the best-selling books, the top-rated Travel Channel Show, the Top Chef judging gigs. Hell, even t ... More >>

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    June 19, 2008

    Raw Deal

    Nothing much is cooking at this midtown joint.

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    November 18, 2004
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