If you think eating and drinking all week is irresponsible behavior, think again. While we all might be broke, underfed, and over-stressed, taking part in any kind of food-centric events helps us come back down to earth.
Hanging out with friends, sipping a fine wine, drinking a good craft, and nos ... More >>
Lyn Farmer is director of the United Way Wine & Food Festival, now in its 18th year. But doesn't the title "imperial imbiber" of the freshly rebranded Veritage Miami sound much better?
"Our new chairman, Richard Fain, wanted to shake things up a little," said Farmer, who is also the food and wi ... More >>
Veritage Miami is the multi-day wine and beer event that features notable chefs, prestigious wineries, and craft brewers all coming together to benefit the United Way.Veritage Miami, formerly the United Way Wine & Food Festival, is celebrating its 18th year with an impressive roster of events wh ... More >>
Unique Eats, which showcases America's most exciting restaurants from high-end dining rooms to casual neighborhood treasures, and sometimes even visits eateries with no permanent address, wrapped up filming in the Magic City this past week.The 30-minute show packages segments of unique dishes chosen ... More >>
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 >>
See also: Miami Is Like Vegas; Cooking From One Country to Another, From NYC to Miami and San Diego Roots.As world-renowned chefs flock to open outposts in our little piece of paradise, Miami may move up from second tier status as a culinary city. From Jose Andres to Daniel Boulud, the biggest names ... More >>
Two of the plates I tried while chatting with with Scarpetta's new chef de cuisine Nina Compton (who just took over the helms this week), and outgoing chef de cuisine Michael Pirolo (who is moving on to Macchialina Taverna Rustica) were new pasta compositions that chef Compton has created for the me ... More >>
"I will gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today," said Popeye's pal Wimpy. He was clearly the smarter of the pair.Burgers these days can be made from anything -- lamb, turkey, pork, tuna, vegetables, ostrich. But as most will agree, the best ones are the classic. Give us a good-size hunk of ... More >>
"This is a Miami restaurant," Emeril's Miami Beach's new executive chef, Tim Doolittle, said to Clean Plate Charlie. It was by way of explaining why Emeril's, named after New Orleans' most recognized chef, doesn't serve much in the way of food from that city. "It's owned by a guy who be ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanKC wasn't really shaking any booty, but he had a few girls on stage doing the job.It's no secret that different types of crowds are attracted to particular events offered during the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. Those who love schwag and want to drink their ticket pric ... More >>
Chef Tim DoolittleTim Doolittle has recently been announced as the new chef de cuisine at Emeril's Miami Beach -- although he's been working there since early December. Doolittle started out cooking at some of the finer restaurants of his native Kansas City, including the Beard-winning The Americ ... More >>
Photo by Christina VillamorEver since we discovered the food blog Gastronaut Jones, we've been intrigued. Not only do we love the name, the blog chronicles some interesting kitchen experiments. Think pork skin cannoli, pig's tongue confit and more approachable dishes like butternut squash gnocchi ... More >>
DB Bistro Moderne opens its doors to salivating Miami diners on October 29 in the JW Marriott Marquis Miami, located at 345 Avenue of the Americas. Three-time James Beard Awarded chef Chef Daniel Boulud's arrival reaffirms Miami as a top culinary destination.Executive Chef Jarrod Verbiak will hel ... More >>
Chef Jeff O'Neill with a new backdropGibraltar's loss is The Villa's gain: Chef Jeff O'Neill has been selected as the new executive chef of Barton G's elegant restaurant in Casa Casuarina. O'Neill opened Gibraltar last January, and earned raves for his Mediterranean fare there. His background inc ... More >>
How many pecks of pickled peppers... ah, forget it.
Some of us have a big crush on Chef Jeff McInnis, partly because of his boy-next-door good looks, partly because he's just so damn down-to-Earth (is he so polite because he was born in Niceville, Florida?). But the number one reason is tr ... More >>