Carlos Torres

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Roots & Freens: Gourmet, Organic Food Delivered To Your Doorstep

    At Roots & Freens, organic all the way is the motto. Chef and co-partner Carlos Torres has a resume that spans a decade in the kitchens of top toques Douglas Rodriguez, Michelle Bernstein, and Michael Mina. Now, he's bringing healthful and gourmet cuisine and cold pressed juices right to your door ... More >>

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    January 29, 2013

    Five Places to Get Brunch in Miami for $30 or Less

    Plenty of restaurants in Miami serve a fantastic brunch spread -- but most of them are expensive. And let's face it: Not all of us are doctors and lawyers who can afford a $65 Sunday brunch at Edge or even a $45 brunch at La Gloutonnerie. Racking up a bill of 85 bucks a person isn't exactly pleasan ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012
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    July 3, 2012

    Miami Construction Worker Sues After 400-Pound Toilet Falls On His Head

    Awww, you had a pretty rough day, huh? Your boss didn't notice how hard you worked on those cold calls? The copy machine kept printing sideways? Starbucks messed up your Grande Frappuccino? Honestly, Carlos Torres doesn't really want to hear it. No matter how messed-up your shift was, it wasn't as h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    660 at The Angler's Names Carlos Torres as New Chef

    Torres takes over 660.​660 at The Angler's has announced that Carlos Torres will be replacing the recently departed Giorgio Rapicavoli as executive chef. The indoor/outdoor contemporary American restaurant will keep its signature dishes, but chef Torres will slowly integrate his own dishes into th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Friendly Food Fights and Fun at Last Night's Iron Fork

    All photos by Laine Doss​View photos from Iron Fork 2011 here.New Times' Fourth Annual Iron Fork at Ice Palace Film Studios in downtown Miami brought more than 1600 people out to eat, drink and enjoy some friendly competition between chefs.The weather couldn't have been more perfect as people sipp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    New Times' Iron Fork is Thursday, Are You Prepared?

    Iron Fork is coming...are you prepared?​New Times' Fourth Annual Iron Fork is this Thursday at Ice Palace Film Studios in downtown Miami from 7 to 10 p.m., so we gotta ask -- are you prepared for the awesomeness of watching chefs do battle in head-to-head competition?Have you trained to get your s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Timon Balloo and Carlos Torres On Upcoming Chef vs. Chef Match

    ​The 4th Annual Iron Fork event takes place Thursday, October 20th, from 7 to 10 pm at Ice Palace Film Studios in Downtown Miami (make sure to bring earmuffs -- I've heard it said that ice palaces can be cold). Lots of restaurants will be participating -- too many to list here, but a few highlight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Iron Fork Challenge: Can You Eat Your Way Through Over 50 Restaurants?

    ​The New Times' fourth annual Iron Fork is set to invade Ice Palace Film Studios on October 20th. If you're familiar with Iron Fork, you know about the awesome chef competition in which the reigning champion, Carlos Torres of De Rodriguez Restaurant Group fights to the death with challenger Timon ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011

    Fourth Annual Iron Fork October 20

    Miami New Times presents Iron Fork: a duel with knives and fire.​If you're like us, your favorite competitive sport consists of two chefs engaged in kitchen combat. We're talking sharp knives, open flames, and meat -- this is one dangerous battle to the finish. The best part: You get to eat the sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Teen Boys Tried to Drown Shih Tzu in Canal By Tying Bricks to Its Legs

    ​A 3-year-old Shih Tzu survived a brutal attack on Saturday by a gang of teenage boys thanks to a vigilant passerby. According to WSVN, Carlos Torres witnessed a group of boys trying to drown the dog in a canal in Miami Lakes when he jumped in to save it. The dog required surgery that cost $1500 a ... More >>