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 >>
When Blue Collar chef-owner Daniel Serfer walked into his restaurant this morning, he thought it was just the start of another busy day in the life of a small business owner.
Instead, when setting up he found out a curious theft had occurred overnight. All of the chairs from his outdoor patio had b ... More >>
Thousands of hungry and thirsty people converged upon Grand Central Miami last evening to eat, drink and be merry at New Times' fifth annual Iron Fork. Over three dozen of Miami's hottest restaurants served up some fine eats while a host of open bars attended to the liquid needs of party goers ... More >>
The fifth annual Iron Fork competition, set for October 18 from 7 - 10 p.m. at Grand Central, not only features good food and cocktails from some of Miami's best restaurants. It also showcasess an awesome death match-style battle where two of south Florida's finest chefs fight each other for the sup ... More >>
The mere thought of Iron Fork, the premiere Miami event on October 18 from 7 - 10 p.m. at Grand Central that features the best Miami restaurants serving up tasty morsels for your nibbling enjoyment has got your mouth watering.Add to that an open bar featuring crafted cocktails made with Smirnoff, Ca ... More >>
As you all know, the best fall food event, Iron Fork, is fast approaching.
On October 18 at Grand Central, chefs Daniel Serfer (Blue Collar) and Kenny Gilbert (Top Chef alum and Swine Southern Table and Bar) will battle to the death in a cooking competition worth sweating over. And of course, we wi ... More >>
Blue Collar's Daniel Serfer is renaming his restaurant Pink Collar for the month of October in honor of National Breast Cancer awareness Month.Read Also:-Blue Collar -- My Favorite Miami Restaurant- Eating a Blue Collar Corben with Billy CorbenFor the chef/owner of the small restaurant that was name ... More >>
We here at Short Order are enthusiastic supporters of good causes, especially when they include teaching kids about healthy eating, accepting other cultures and wielding an eight-inch chef's knife.
Common Threads, the Chicago-based nonprofit founded by Oprah's former private chef Art Smith, does ex ... More >>
What yearly event brings you fighting food trucks, dueling chefs, and plenty of free food and drink? If you guessed New Times' Iron Fork, you're correct, grasshopper.The fifth annual New Times Iron Fork is set to dazzle your taste buds on October 18 at Grand Central. From 7 - 10 p.m. be prepared to ... More >>
Advocate magazine snubbed the 305 earlier this year when it released its list of the 15 gayest cities in America, giving a nod to Fort Lauderdale, ranked two, and Orlando, ranked four.
It wasn't Miami's decline as a gay capital that inspired the folks from Lester's in Wynwood and Proper Sausages to ... More >>
What's Memorial Day without the barbecue? Millions of us will fire up the charcoal and throw some steaks on the grill, beer in hand, as celebration of the unofficial start of summer (and in remembrance of our troops). But how many of us can successfully navigate our way around the fire pit without r ... More >>
Panther Coffee is all the rage these days; Blue Collar, Daniel Serfer's working class American comfort food joint in MiMo, serves it by the thermos. Panther Coffee is now returning the favor, so to speak, by carrying Blue Collar's Butterscotch Heath Bar Bread Pudding in its shop.
For decades, Chef Allen Susser has made an impact on the South Florida
culinary scene, but rarely do you see a chef's legacy in
person. Last evening's alumni dinner to benefit the James Beard
Foundation saw more than a dozen of Miami's best chefs celebrating the Beard Awards at Trio on the B ... More >>
Riptide reported yesterday that a 47-year old woman was arrested in a prostitution sting operation in southwest Florida. That sounds like a typical evening for any police department. Except the woman requested a very specific trade-off for her services. According to the police report, Christin ... More >>
Beginning this Saturday, March 3, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., chef Daniel Serfer is adding brunch menu to his Blue Collar repertoire. Why brunch? "In a place like Miami, where there is such a strong nightlife scene, providing an exceptional brunch to follow is a necessity," replies Serfer, who has be ... More >>
Blue Collar on Biscayne Boulevard opens its doors tomorrow, and we dropped by for a visit to sample the food. The room's decor lives up to the blue collar name. Old metal lunch pails (the kind that steel workers take their meals in, not the ones with pictures of Scooby Doo) are nailed to the ligh ... More >>
Who wants $40 tiny dishes and formalities in fancy upscale eateries? Not chef Daniel Serfer, who will open Blue Collar this Friday in the space formerly occupied by short-lived American Noodle Bar.A true working man's joint,it will focus a menu on contemporary American dishes from Serfer's e ... More >>