David Burke

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Toro Toro's Richard Sandoval to Appear on Top Chef Masters: Watch Party Scheduled (Video)

    Andres AravenaRichard Sandoval set to heat up Top Chef Masters.When Top Chef Masters season five premieres Wednesday, July 24, on Bravo, Miami will have someone to root for. Chef Richard Sandoval, the man behind Toro Toro at the InterContinental Miami, will pit his skills against a dozen other big ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Lure Fishbar to Open at Loews Miami Beach Hotel

    Miami Beach is getting a new place for serious seafood when Lure Fishbar docks at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. The restaurant is set to open in the former Emeril's space in the fall of 2013. This is the second Lure Fishbar to open. The New York City flagship garners consistent high marks for its c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    More Beer, Rock Shrimp, and Chilaquiles: Final Notes on the SoBe Fest

    ​So we close the page on another South Beach Wine & Food Festival -- or, as we like to call it, the Annual Four Day Gastro-Intestinal Challenge. The following list consists of personal observations and reflections gathered over the weekend.- I've been to so many Festivals that I've gotten to k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Ten Strangest Things at the South Beach Wine and Food Fest

    ​The South Beach Wine & Food Festival wrapped up yesterday after a four-day whirlwind of dinners, brunches, parties, cocktails, and events.Each year we're delighted by the food, impressed by the cocktails, and amazed by the sheer number of celebrities that come to Miami to party and mingle.Dur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Dining In The Dark Staff Rehearses With Night Vision Goggles

    Chad Stewart tries out his night vision scope, "This is going to be fun".​One of the hottest tickets at the 2012 South Beach Wine and Food Festival is Thursday evening's Dining in the Dark at the Perry South Beach Hotel, part of The New York Times Dinner Series. The sold-out event, hosted by David ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Animal Safari or Bowling for Valentine's Day?

    ​Valentine's Day is rearing its capitalistic head up, yet again. What to do? Where to celebrate? How much is dinner, drinks, flowers and chocolates going to cost? And frankly, will your main squeeze appreciate your efforts? Here's some fun stuff that will make you fork up a few bucks but ... it wi ... 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

    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

    October 8, 2010

    Strike Miami Debuts New David Burke Menu...

    Lee KleinThere were no Corn Flake fried grapes with blue cheese slaw and black pepper grape jelly last night at Strike Miami bowling alley. But some of the other items from David Burke's new menu, which we told you was coming last week, were unveiled in the glowy lights of the lanes at Dolphin Mall. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    POC Brings New Age Twist to the Buffet in Coral Gables

    Courtesy of POC ​A pleasant stroll up Ponce de Leon, from Miracle Mile, brings you to POC American Fusion Buffet & Sushi. The ten-day old restaurant celebrated its grand opening Tuesday evening; a triumph that was more than four years in the making. The festivities began with a ceremonial bles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    The Weekly Wrap-Up: Rainy Days

    Paula Niño​Here's something for you to do on a rainy weekend: catch up on what you missed this week on Short Order.LeBron James is not much of a meat eater.Short Order gets a taste of Doggi Style, a Venezuelan fast food cart.Chocolate lovers: indulge in our list of Miami's best chocolate shops.Mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    David Burke Named New Culinary Director of Strike Miami

    David Burke​Besides its 34 sleek lanes, Strike Miami, which opened in the Dolphin Mall six years ago, touts a giant sports-themed restaurant. And now David Burke is ready to take charge of the cuisine. Burke is renowned in New York City as the chef/restauranteur behind his flagship David Burke Tow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Carmen Gonzalez Wins in Second Episode of Top Chef Masters Season 2

    The only chef with a Miami connection in the second season of Bravo's Top Chef Masters won last night's episode. After a bout of unlucky events, Carmen Gonzalez seemed an unlikely winner in an elimination challenge that required the chefs to put their twist on soul food for actor Mekhi Phifer's bir ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 20, 2003

    The No Show Chef

    What fun would a festival be if top international chefs like Gordon Ramsay behaved themselves?

  • Dining

    June 27, 2002

    Henri and Me

    The King and I taste everything that money and Food & Wine magazine can offer

  • Culture

    January 24, 2002

    TV or Not TV?

    That's no longer the question for visionary Stephen J. Cannell, who lives the novel life

  • Dining

    October 11, 2001

    A Hug: In Miami, No Less

    We're going to have American food coming out of our corn-fed ears

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    March 2, 1994