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    September 8, 2014

    Lee Schrager on SOBEWFF 2015: Meatopia, Tiki Cocktails, and the Cronut King

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival returns to the sands of South Beach February 19 through 22, 2015, and this time, expect to choose from more then 75 dinners, tastings, seminars, and parties over the four-day span. The official SOBEWFF website goes live today, featuring the entire celebrity-fil ... More >>

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    June 16, 2014

    3. Michelle Bernstein: Miami's Culinary Darling

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue is here. 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 a unique flav ... More >>

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    June 6, 2014

    9. Lee Brian Schrager: Miami's Culinary Showman

    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 a uni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    Van Aken's No Experience Necessary Whets the Appetite With Tales of Kitchens Past

    Norman Van Aken may not be a household name like some of his friends, but that's probably the way he wants it. Credited with being one of the founders of New World Cuisine, Van Aken paved the way for his publicly celebrated friends, such as Emeril Lagasse, Anthony Bourdain, and Mario Batali by creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2014

    Carla Pellegrino Hosts James Beard Dinner Preview at Touche Tuesday

    Carla Pellegrino is a forced to be reckoned with. The Top Chef alum went head to head with Bobby Flay in Throwdown With Bobby Flay and won. She's opened establishments in New York (Baldoria), Las Vegas (Rao's) Henderson, N.V. (Bratalian Neapolitan Cantina), and as of February brought her talents ove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Trisha Yearwood Cooks and Sings at Southern Kitchen Brunch (Video)

    Lee Brian Schrager, the founder and organizer of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival declared on stage the Southern Kitchen Brunch is one of his most beloved events. "I don't know if it's because it's so pretty, because some of the best food of the weekend is here, or because it has one of my favor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Dinners and Pop-Ups During the Festival

    With about 70 different parties, dinners, and seminars to choose from, you'd think there wasn't room on your culinary dance card to fit in one more morsel of food or one more sip of a delicious libation. Of course, to the truly insatiable foodie, there's always a bit of wiggle space for just one mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Film

    January 30, 2014
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    November 25, 2013

    Giada De Laurentiis Cuts Finger on Live Holiday Show (Video)

    During Thanksgiving Live, a live holiday cooking special on Food Network, Giada De Laurentiis cut her finger badly, causing the beautiful television personality to leave the set and get stitches from an onsite medical team. De Laurentiis was filming the special with Alton Brown, Bobby Flay, and Ina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    October 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Here we go... The official end of hurricane season, the start of cooler weather, and an influx of restaurants opening in Miami. With tourist season and Art Basel coming down the pipeline sooner than we realize, restaurants are clamoring to finish that paint job, install those burners, and open the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    September 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    September marks the beginning of the busy fall season. All over Miami, life renews as shops, restaurants, and hotels spiffy up for the winter season. Retooled menus, chef changes, and reworked decor are all par for the course -- as are the openings of a plethora of new and interesting restaurants. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    August 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Though August is probably the most uncomfortable and lethargic of all times in our fair city, we manage to survive, bolstered by frequent trips to the beach and fortified by Miami Spice meals. Though few restaurants opened and closed, they were memorable. Enriqueta's Sandwich Shop, which was closed ... More >>

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    August 8, 2013
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    August 1, 2013

    July 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    July is usually a slow month in Miami. Overly warm days make us feel torpid, wanting only to wait in a humidity-induced semi-coma for August to bring Miami Spice and the relief of dining frugally in air-conditioned restaurants. But, this summer's seen an incredible amount of activity, with many re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    June 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Summer is here and that means grabbing a quick bite on the way to the beach or enjoying a meal under a large outdoor umbrella. June brought us the much-anticipated HuaHua's Taqueria, a fast/casual restaurant featuring a wide array of tacos, Mexican beers, and Margaritas in a dog and people-friendly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    May 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    From high-end European luxury to favorite small places to a wild beach bar owned by a reality TV star, May's openings had something for everyone.

  • Dining

    May 2, 2013
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    May 1, 2013

    April 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    April showers may bring May flowers, but they also brought a lot of restaurant openings and closings to Miami -- some of them surprising, some expected. Two long-awaited restaurants opened on Miami Beach. Restaurant Michael Schwartz at the Raleigh Hotel, in the works for over a year, finally opened ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    March 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    The term "March Madness" applied to the restaurant scene in Miami in March. Several heavily anticipated venues by some heavy hitters arrived:Jeffrey Chodorow of China Grill Management has opened Biscayne Tavern at the b2 hotel in Downtown Miami. Though the restaurant is still in its "soft opening" p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    February 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    The second month of the new year saw some activity as restaurants clamored to open to take advantage of the large crowds of foodies who traveled to Miami and Miami Beach from California, New York, and even Broward County to drink in their fill of good wine and celebrity sightings at the South Beach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Lee Brian Schrager's Favorite SoBeWFF 2013 Events

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. Unlike the Wizard of Oz, people who know the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival pay attention to the man behind the curtain -- Lee Brian Schrager. The fou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    Easy-Bake Oven: Hasbro to Release Gender-Neutral Version

    In news that's bound to make the budding Mario Batalis of the world giddy with anticipation, Hasbro announced yesterday that they're planning to release a gender neutral version of their Easy-Bake Oven. The changes to the classic toy were prompted by 13-year-old McKenna Pope's petition. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Chefs Tweet About Obama Win

    The election was called shortly before midnight. Barack Obama had surpassed the 270 electoral votes needed to retain his position as Commander in Chief. But the real winner of the night was Twitter.According to Yahoo, President Obama's personal tweet, "We're all in this together. That's how we campa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    SoBe Wine & Food Fest Tickets Now On Sale For Everyone

    Everyone can rejoice! South Beach Wine & Food Festival tickets are now available for everyone who didn't (or couldn't) get in on the Mastercard privy access. Hooray! We peons are now able to choose from the wide variety of events to take place February 21 - 23, 2013. We here at Short Order realize ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Bourdain's No Reservations is Back Tonight: Five Places We'd Like to See Tony Visit

    Anthony Bourdain, the chef, traveler, writer, snarkmeister, and media whore extraordinaire, is doing the full-on media blitz to get the word out that No Reservations premieres tonight, at 9 p.m. on Travel Channel. Last week he was on Jon Stewart's Daily Show, where Stewart said he gets diarrhea just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Priciest SoBeWFF Tickets and Cheaper Alternatives

    ​Now that Super Bowl is over, we can concentrate on the next big event -- the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, which opens February 23. Like the big game, the SoBeWFF offers lots of opportunities to max out your credit card on parking, food, and booze. Tickets are expensive for the vario ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Sandra Lee's Ten Most Epic Holiday Fails

    Food NetworkSandra Lee and the Kwanzaa Cake. Epic fail for all seasons.​Sandra Lee: Satan's spawn or hapless purveyor of crap television? We're not sure. On the one hand, this drunken Barbie could very well be the beginning of the end of civilization as we know it, with her semi-homemade recipes, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    NYC Marathon: Chefs Richard Blais, Nate Appleman, and Joe Bastianich Bite From the Big Apple

    ​The New York City Marathon is the weekend and for the first time in years, I didn't make the uber competitive lottery and won't be running it (here's my not-too-swift race history).There's something life changing about the marathon that extends far beyond the simple fact that one has run 26.2 mil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Ralph Pagano, Former Iron Chef Contestant, Leaving STK Miami

    Former Hell's Kitchen and Iron Chef contestant Ralph Pagano to leave STK for Gulfstream​Rumor has it that celebrity chef Ralph Pagano, who's been chef de cuisine at South Beach's swanky STK restaurant inside the Gansevoort Miami Beach for the last year, just put in his two-week notice on Monday. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    SBWFF 2011: Michael Symon Wins Burger Bash Again, Celebrity-Sightings Abound

    He hit the B Spot again.View more photos from the Amstel Light Burger Bash at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach here.​"Last year it was pastrami. This year it's salami. It's meat on meat, baby!" is what Michael Symon had to say last night as he accepted his second consecutive People's Choice Award at l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    SBWFF 2011: Dufresne, Conant, Burrell and Others Spotted at Star-Studded Scarpetta Soiree

    Photo by Riki AltmanMelissa D'Arabian, Scott Conant, Anne Burrell, Sunny Anderson, and Maile Carpenter, editor in chief of Food Network Magazine.​The 2011 South Beach Wine & Food Festival didn't officially start until this morning, but Food Network magazine snuck in a star-studded soiree last ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    STK Miami: Ralph Pagano, Former Reality Show Contestant, Takes the Helm

    Former Hell's Kitchen contestant Ralph Pagano takes the helm of STK's Miami outpost.​Out with the old and in with the new...STK has just made a switch in its culinary department. The ONE Group and Chef Alberto Cabrera have parted ways and are now welcoming Chef Ralph Pagano to the team. No strange ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Interview With Erik Peters, Club Med's Corporate Chef, Founder of the Club Med Wine & Food Festival

    Erik Peters​Erik Peters left college to become a "ski bum," but after a bad man-versus-nature accident, he reverted to cooking, a hobby that always came naturally. His first job with Club Med was as an assistant sous chef in Copper Mountain, Colorado, and his next gig took him to Playa Blanca in M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    South Beach Wine & Food FIU Student Interview: Caroline Karlberg

    South Beach Wine and Food Fest Grand Tasting Village.​Last year, the more than $2 million generated by the South Beach Wine & Food Fest was handed directly to FIU. The university has been a partner in the event with Southern Wine & Spirits since the beginning and has continued to reap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Call Your Cardiologist: "El Mago de las Fritas" Debuts New Double-Frita

    El Rey de las Fritas. Don Pan. Versailles. For some reason, Cuban joints in Miami have really boastful names; it takes a restaurant with cojones to actually prove it. ​For 25 years, "El Mago de las Fritas", located at 5828 SW 8th Street, has shown Miami that its bark matches its del ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Enagic's Kangen Water is Ionized Right Here In Miami. Get Your PH Up

    Jacob KatelSpray-on hydration. Enagic USA is a company in the water industry that specializes in sales and manufacture of ionizing machines. What the hell are those and what exactly do they do? It's difficult to understand, but supposedly it's good for you. Basically it processes water in a way that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    An Interview With Ted Allen

    C. StilesNectar Lounge at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek was host to the Christmas-ey dessert party, Sweet Dreams, this weekend. The event featured a huge spread of sugary cakes, candies, flash-frozen ice cream, and dessert sushi, which you can check out by viewing our slide show. But it also fea ... 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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    February 25, 2008
  • Dining

    February 21, 2008

    Wine and Food Fest Pops the Cork

    SoBe’s culinary extravaganza gets under way.

  • Dining

    April 6, 2006

    Inside Edition

    Behind the line at Miami’s hottest new restaurant

  • Dining

    February 23, 2006

    Bourgeois Binge

    The gastronomic caravan known as the South Beach Wine & Food Festival has pulled into town

  • Dining

    December 15, 2005

    Krome, Sweet Krome

    Mexican food is plentiful in Homestead

  • Calendar

    November 18, 2004
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    March 4, 2004

    Flower Power

    Orchids tease, titillate their legions

  • Dining

    March 20, 2003

    The No Show Chef

    What fun would a festival be if top international chefs like Gordon Ramsay behaved themselves?

  • Dining

    January 30, 2003

    Fine Wining & Wining

    Just sobering up from the holidays? Here's a way to stay drunk another month.

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    May 21, 1998
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    April 3, 1997
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