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Cindy Hutson

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    Cindy Hutson Celebrates 15 Years of Ortanique: "It Takes People, Skills, and Fresh Ideas"

    It's a big month for Cindy Hutson and partner Delius Shirley. The duo and life partners are celebrating a 15-year run in the restaurant industry with their Miracle Mile darling Ortanique on the Mile. Hutson also will bring her Caribbean flair to downtown with the opening of Zest and Zest Mrkt come f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    11 Restaurants We're Looking Forward to in 2014

    It happens every year. The minute your hangover subsides from New Year's eve, it's already July. With half of the year gone, we decided to look forward to some of the restaurants that are coming up -- mostly in the fall. We're not listing restaurants that don't have a 2014 opening date, which is wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    DBGB Kitchen & Bar Brings Americana Menu to DB Bistro Moderne

    Daniel Boulud is a man of many talents -- and restaurants. At New York's DBGB Kitchen & Bar, Boulud fuses French bistro with American gastropub. This summer the casual eatery will celebrate its fifth anniversary, as well an expansion to Washington, D.C. DGBG's menu pays tribute to Americana, and in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    18. Cindy Hutson: Jersey Girl Roots; Island Heart

    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

    May 23, 2014

    Cindy Hutson to Open Zest in Downtown Miami

    Chef Cindy Hutson is expanding her Miami presence with the announcement of the opening of her latest concepts, Zest and Zest Mrkt. The restaurant, set to open in fall/winter 2014, will be located at Southeast Financial Center at 200 S. Biscayne Blvd. The 1.225-million-square-foot space is Florida' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Best Chefs in America: A Peer Review For Chefs Names Miami's Finest Toques

    There's nothing new about peer reviews. Many professions, most notably attorneys, scientists and physicians, frequently evaluate their peers in an effort to maintain a standard level of competence and acknowledge outstanding members of their field. With the publication of Best Chefs America, add che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Miami's Best Team Up For March Of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

    Miami's culinary elite will come together Thursday evening, October 25, at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach for the 15th annual March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction.The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m. with a special "meet the chefs" reception, sees chef chair Timon Balloo of Sugarcane Raw Bar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Ortanique's Cindy Hutson Advising Bahamas Resort's Restaurant

    Cindy Hutson, chef and co-owner of Coral Gables mainstay Ortanique on the Mile, has been hired by the Dunmore Resort at Harbour Isles in the Bahamas to revamp the restaurant's menu and in-room service. Dunmore owner Gil Besing, who bought and revamped the property in 2010, discovered Hutson via a G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Paula Deen's Sunday Brunch a Stylish Southern Affair

    ​The Loews Miami Beach Hotel's ballroom was filled with the good smells of Southern home cookin' yesterday at the annual Paula Deen Sunday Brunch. The room's crystal chandelier glistened as guests took their seats (most welcome after a weekend spent trying to juggle a plate and wine glass while st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Second Career Ideas For 10 Miami Chefs

    ​With the news that former Pacific Time chef/owner Jonathan Eismann is now a realtor, it seemed like an opportune time to reflect upon potential second careers for other local chefs. After all, we know that the restaurant biz is a bitch, and dining establishments don't last forever, and...well, le ... More >>

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    June 9, 2011
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    May 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Chat Chow TV Talks Food With Miami Chefs, Mixologists and Restauranteurs

    Chat Chow TV sprung onto the web in mid-April, bringing weekly video interviews with the people behind Miami's restaurant industry. The site is run by Giovanni Gutierrez, a local web developer, his fiancée Lauren Bernat - who became a hit on YouTube a few years ago when Gutierrez posted a video of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 28, 2011

    Miami Culinary Institute Is New Breeding Ground for Talented Cooks

    Photo by Jackie Sayet​The Miami Culinary Institute, the culinary arts school of Miami Dade College, celebrated the opening of its 34,000-square-foot green building April 14. The school, which took its first group of students in January, will try to change culinary education by training students to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Chefs Cindy Hutson and Ana Rodriguez Have a Little Friendly Rivalry Over Lunch

    Chefs Cindy Hutson and Ana Rodriguez​Yesterday at Ortanique On The Mile, Chef Cindy Hutson hosted a wine pairing media lunch and invited Chef Ana Rodriguez from Casa Del Visitante in Argentina to join her in the kitchen. In attendance were notables like columnist and radio host Linda Gas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2011

    Blog Watch: Cobaya, Burgers and Pancakes

    Paula NiñoGiant oyster with habanero-citrus cauliflower by chef Joshua Marcus at the latest Cobaya dinner​Food for Thought offers a recap of the latest Cobaya dinner at Chow Down Grill.Chadzilla suggests we check out American Noodle Bar and Pastry is Art.Les Dames d'Escoffier are holding the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Overrated Eats: Ortanique on the Mile

    Ortanique's Web site has an "Accolades" tab. One click on it lists 23 excellence awards. Esquire Magazine named it "Best New Restaurant in America." And the eatery was placed on Zagat's Top 10 Best Restaurant List nine times. The New Times has even shown its love more than once. Our Lee Klein wrote ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Talula at The Water Club, DJ at Essensia, Ortanique at School

    ​The Water Club is scheduled to open in late May in the former Miami Shooters location in the Intracoastal Mall, on the Intracoastal Waterway (3969 N.E. 163 St., North Miami Beach). The Water Club has undergone a multi-million dollar refurbishing and will seat more than 400 diners in a mix of indo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Oceanaire Seafood Room Brickell Hosts Chef's Club

    Jacob KatelCan you name all these chefs?​ Monday night at The Oceanaire Seafood Room in Brickell, Chef Sean Bernal hosted the Chef's Club, a semi-monthly meeting of some of the tri-county's best food talent for eats, drinks, talkin' smack, and hanging out. Just some of the chefs who came through w ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 25, 2010
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    February 9, 2010

    Tickets Still Available for South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2010

    ​If you thought it was too late to score tickets to the delicious South Beach Wine & Food Festival, think again. Several marquee events still have room for all the foodies out there. Most exciting is the fact that there are general admission tickets for the Perrier-Jouet BubbleQ for sale for $ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Cayman Cookout Chef Interview: Host Eric Ripert Shares How to Eat Local On-Island, Proves Chivalry is not Dead

    If you have your pointer finger on the pulse of the global food community and its star chefs, you would know this past weekend was the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman's second annual Cayman Cookout.  We're speaking of the island rendezvous of illustrious professional cooks including Jose Andrés, Da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Jerk Penne Pasta at Ortanique on the Mile

    Jacob KatelJerk penne pasta: sun-dried tomatoes, roasted garlic cloves, shiitake mushrooms, fresh torn basil in a light cream sauce, $12. With boneless strips of chicken, add $4. With Key West shrimp, add $6.​As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up a hundred of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Chefs Club Miami & Whole Foods Market: An Unholy Alliance

    ​"Begun in 2006 as a series of intimate, word-of-mouth chef gatherings at restaurants all across South Florida, Chefs Club Miami -- now boasting a membership of more than 30 of the town's culinary innovators and restaurant industry honchos -- is proud to announce its recent partnership with Whole ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    The Chefs Club, Where South Florida's Best Chefs Eat, Network, Make Deals and Bust Balls In Pictures

    Jacob Katel​ The mafia's got a way of referring to itself called "this thing of ours." Chefs are the same, not a mob, but a network of bosses, underbosses, and soldiers who put in work to bring home the fattest envelopes and be recognized for their accomplishments. It's no secret society, the rest ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 9, 2009

    Ortanique Stays True

    If you haven't yet dined here, you should.

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Cindy Hutson: "The Best Thing I Ever Ate"

    Foodnetwork.comOur turn!Cindy Hutson, Chef/Owner Ortanique restaurantsGrowing up in NJ I had the most amazing pizza in a town called Neck Newark. The pizzeria was called Jerry's Dugout.They did a white pizza with shaved truffle that was to die for.Now living in Miami, good pizza is scarce if non exi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Best of Miami 2009 Preview: Best Chefs

    (New Times Best of Miami issue hits the streets this week. With this post, Riptide 2.0 provides an appetizer. The main course/entire issue will appear on the website Tuesday afternoon.)   Best ChefsCindy Hutson and Doug RodriguezPast honorees of this lifetime achievement-type award ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Gourmet For The Glades at Ortanique On The Mile

    image via everglades.org The only ecosystem of its kind on the planet The Everglades are certainly worth visiting, surely worth fighting for, and definitely worth protecting.Sure, sure, they're "way out there" (cause of suburban sprawl) and easy to forget about, but here's a tasty way that YO ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    South Florida, South Pacific: The Kampong's Bali Ha'i Production

    Leave it to The Kampong, local botanical treasure and historic home of the late David Fairchild, to throw one of Miami's most anticipated events of the season this weekend. This Sunday, April 5,  will mark the 15th annual Bali Ha'i event, an outdoor soiree of culinary delights from restaurants ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Cindy Hutson, Waxy O'Connor, and Sierra Nevada

    Waxy O'Connor's South Beach, hitherto a humble pub, is getting all classy on us. This coming Wednesday, January 21st, marks the restaurant's first foray into celebrity chef beer dinners. Cindy Hutson, chef/owner of Coral Gable's beloved Ortanique on the Mile, will be cooking up a four-course dinner ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2008

    Tastier than Titian

    Ultra Hours at Ortanique, c’est magnifique.

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007

    Food World Comings and Goings

    Critics, including this one, raved about Jeffrey Brana’s clean, fresh cuisine at his short-lived Restaurant Brana in the Gables. Now we’ll get another chance to sample his cooking at The Raleigh Hotel on South Beach, as Brana has been named the property’s new executive chef. His menu should be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2007
  • Calendar

    July 19, 2007

    Cooking with Gas

    The Battle of the Chefs heats up

  • Dining

    July 13, 2006

    Foie Wars

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

  • Calendar

    May 25, 2006
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    June 24, 2004

    Play Things

    Emblems of childhood transformed

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2003

    Mystery Meet

    Ortanique surprises in good taste

  • Recreation

    May 15, 2003

    Cindy Hutson

    Personal Best

  • Restaurants

    May 16, 2002

    BEST CARIBBEAN RESTAURANT

    Ortanique on the Mile

  • Dining

    March 28, 2002

    The Perfect Slider

    When you simply must have the classic greasy burger, head for the Castle

  • Dining

    March 14, 2002

    Food Fight!

    Dishing it out at the Wine & Food Festival

  • Dining

    November 16, 2000
  • Restaurants

    May 11, 2000

    Best Caribbean Restaurant

    Ortanique on the Mile

  • Dining

    December 30, 1999

    Side Dish

    Karetnick takes a sip-sip after the snip-snip

  • Dining

    September 9, 1999

    Best Island Fares

    Ortanique on the Mile

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    January 5, 1995
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