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Charlie Trotter

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Charlie Trotter Dead at 54

    ABC's Chicago affiliate has reported that Charlie Trotter has died today at the age of 54. Though details of his death have not yet been released, ABC's Eyewitness News 7 has reported that "Trotter was found unconscious in his Lincoln Park home and transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital on T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Charlie Trotter Tribute Dinner

    Photo by Riki AltmanHey, Trotter! No peeking! ​Five hundred dollars per ticket was too much for our budget to allow, but we still wanted to experience last night's South Beach Wine & Food Festival Tribute Dinner honoring Charlie Trotter and Piero Antinori so we snuck into the kitchen for a beh ... More >>

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    February 23, 2012
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    February 20, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Paula Deen's Southern Charm and Other Big Names at the Festival

    ​Famous for cooking rich Southern cuisine, Paula Deen received mixed press after announcing she had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. "I've never recommended that people go into their kitchen and prepare these fattening meals every day," she said. "But I'm feeling a little vulnerable." Truth is ... 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

    September 19, 2011

    SBWFF 2012: Salsa at Sea, Geoffrey Zakarian, Brunch at the Botanical Garden

    ​I start my phone conversation with Lee Schrager by telling him about a recently unearthed 1991 issue of Food Arts magazine that featured the Miami dining scene of the time. "Did you say 1991?" he asks, as though he's heard me wrong. I add that he merited mention, and quotes about South Beach and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Norman Van Aken On His New Role at the Miami Culinary Institute

    ​For Norman Van Aken, his new position as executive chef at the Miami Culinary Institute, announced last week, was meant to be. "There has been a journey in my life that has set me in a course to be involved in a culinary school," he told Short Order. Van Aken already had been involved with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Dwyane Wade's Chef Richard Ingraham is a Family Man and a Basketball Fan

    Richard Ingraham is quite an accomplished guy. In our first interview with Dwyane Wade's personal chef, we learned about how he got the Heat player into eating lentils and teaching the homeless. During the second half of our meeting, the Miami native discussed staying with his parents when in town, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Introducing Azul's New Chef, Joel Huff

    Joel Huff caught Azul's wave.When Clay Conley left Azul at the Mandarin Oriental to open Buccan in Palm Beach, a collective gasp could be heard 'round Miami. Who would replace him? The chef de cuisine gig was plum, but stepping into a kitchen beset with so much expectation would be a daunting task.E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2011

    SBWFF 2011: More and More at Best of the Best

    Chocolates from Andrew Shotts of Garrison Confections in Providence, Rhode Island​What's your idea of the good life? Is it a sprawling private event held in something called "the Sparkle Ballroom" in a glamorous over-the-top Miami Beach resort? Is it top-rated bottles of rare, aged grapes all sile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Food Star Stalking with Holland America's Rudi Sodamin

    Photo by Riki AltmanMaster Chef Rudi Sodamin (foreground) with Chefs Jacques Torres (far left), David Burke (left), and Charlie Trotter (far right)Holland America invited Short Order aboard the ms Noordam a few weeks ago to meet its new Culinary Council. We nearly plotzed after discovering that mean ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Chefs Justin and Norman Van Aken Dish on Norman's 180

    Photo by Riki AltmanThe threesome behind 180.​When we hit up chef Norman Van Aken for an interview a few months ago, he mentioned he'd soon open a new restaurant in Miami, but he neglected to say his son, Justin, would fan the flames at his side. But there Justin was at the pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Interview: Chef Tim Andriola Gets The 10

    Tim Andriola​No use rehashing all of Chef Tim Andriola's background info, since Katel did a fine job of that in his blog post, so let's just remind everyone that this popular guy is and has been co-owner of Timó in Sunny Isles Beach since its inception in 2003. He previously kept diners happy for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Michelle Bernstein Wins in Food & Wine's 25 Best Cookbooks 2009

    ​Congratulations to Michelle Bernstein for winning a spot on Food & Wine's top 25 cookbooks of 2009.According to Publishers Weekly, "Every year, about 24,000 new cookbooks hit bookstore shelves." Michelle Bernstein's book Cuisine á Latina is available at all major retailers and online.Big ups ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    "Opinionated About Dining" Survey Disses South Florida

    Opinionated About Dining (OAD) released results of its second annual survey of dining establishments in the United States and Canada. The ratings cover over 900 restaurants ranging from fine dining to inexpensive. The only South Florida restaurants to make the grade were, perhaps to no surprise, the ... More >>

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    November 13, 2008
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    January 11, 2008
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    January 11, 2008
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    January 10, 2008
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    January 10, 2008
  • Dining

    July 13, 2006

    Foie Wars

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

  • Restaurants

    May 12, 2005
  • Dining

    May 22, 2003

    Firmly Musselled

    A brasserie for those days when moules/frites are simply required eating

  • Finest Foods

    May 15, 2003

    Rob Boone

    Personal Best

  • Dining

    April 24, 2003

    Metro Pale

    The new restaurant in the Astor can't stand up to its predecessor

  • Dining

    April 25, 2002

    Hot Hot Hot, Again

    Maxim on Miami: "the greatest city on earth," where we dine under and with the stars, warts and all

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    May 17, 2001

    Best Also-Rans

    And the Kvetchy goes to . . . .

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    May 17, 2001
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    August 3, 2000
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    June 22, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of June 22, 2000

  • Dining

    June 8, 2000

    Side Dish

    Food for thought

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    June 8, 2000

    Dish

    Closed for Business

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    May 18, 2000
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    April 27, 2000

    Side Dish

    Feeding and seeding the community

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    November 11, 1999
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    October 14, 1999

    Sidedish

    Flashy renovations

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    November 12, 1998
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