David Chang

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    This Saturday: Treme Writer and New Orleans Foodie Lolis Eric Elie Book Signing at Books & Books

    New Orleans journalist, writer, and documentary filmmaker Lolis Eric Elie will be making an appearance at Books & Books in Coral Gables to sign copies of this new volume: Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans. The book signing starts at 7 p.m. With recipes such as chef Janette ... More >>

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    August 28, 2013

    Five Best Omakase Spots: Chef Chooses at Nobu, Blade, Macchialina, Naoe, Copperbox

    Ordering can be difficult. We hate having to make the difficult decision between a delicious pasta or a cut of meat. We worry the table next to us will order exactly what we should have. Sometimes though, we're lucky enough to have a compatible dining companion who's willing to share a few plates, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    7. Gabriel Orta and Elad Zvi of Broken Shaker

    A few years back, you could get a good cocktail or two in Miami, sure. But more than likely, you'd be served Margaritas made with a corn syrup-laden mix. Maybe you could get a decent martini, but you'd probably wind up with Red Bull and vodka in a plastic cup at a trendy hotel pool bar, instead. Ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    The Ten Weirdest Moments in Food: 2012 Edition

    When looking back on 2012, we noticed a big trend -- weirdness. A lot of weird stuff happened in the food industry.From a fast food restaurant with a political stance to a sweet grandma becoming an overnight sensation for a food review, the food industry took a ride to crazy-town this year.A lot has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Pao Town: New Fast-Casual Asian in the Gables and the Future

    Miami on Thursday will welcome fast-casual Asian eatery Pao Town, a project Abe Ng and his team, who run the Sushi Maki empire, have been working on for nearly a year.Local food enthusiasts began sneering at the fast-casual Asian concept almost as soon as it caught fire, yet the restaurants in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Bourdain In Japan: Sperm Galore

    Anthony Bourdain has been to Tokyo before, but this episode of No Reservations focuses on Cook It Raw, where 15 of the world's leading chefs travel to Japan to prepare a meal for 50 invited dignitaries and media types that apparently involves foraging and hunting for your ingredients -- un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    SoBeWFF: The Festival Beyond Famous Faces

    ​You might not recognize them yet, but their names should already be on your radar. These chefs are in the kitchen every day, building the culinary foundation for future success. They bring a newfound creativity to comfort foods that we traditionally consider less than great cuisine. Meatballs, sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover: Tony Takes Manhattan (A Recap)

    ​Last week, The Layover premiered to audible groans of me. Anthony Bourdain's new travel show had an interesting premise -- what would Tony do if stuck in a city for 24 hours?  Unfortunately, the show had a frenetic overly produced feel about it. I disliked the clock counting down t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    The Art of Eating is a Great New Cookbook

    ​"This is what the food movement used to be all about -- honesty and integrity -- not hype." That's Alice Waters talking about Edward Behr's The Art of Eating, a quarterly food publication since 1986 and now a new cookbook subtitled "Essential Recipes From The First 25 Years."Authenticity and simp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Twitterview Two: Chef Michael Bloise of Sushi Samba

    Bloise' bright cuisine now has a space to match.As explained in yesterday's introductory Michael Bloise Twitterview part one, the following "twitterview" is an unedited back and forth between the Sushi Samba chef and me in queries and answers of 140 characters or less.It's sort of like a regular int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    5 Reasons David Chang's On Top

    Eight years after opening his flagship restaurant, Momofuku Noodle Bar in the East Village, David Chang is still on top of the food world and only getting bigger (cameos on Top Chef and HBO's hit show Treme, plus a new restaurant set to open in Sydney, Australia).

  • Dining

    March 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Noodle Bars Rise Following Pokemon, Snapple, and Wasabi Everything

    Carissa Chesanek​We have been seeing a lot of Asian noodle bars open recently. These trendy little places like Gigi, Sakaya Kitchen and the American Noodle Bar are the latest lust for the Miami area. Michael Bloise, owner and chef of the American Noodle Bar at 6730 Biscayne Blvd, says the increase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Steamed Pork Butt Buns at Sakaya Kitchen Are a Lovely Mess

    Jackie SayetDisappearing act: Sakaya's new steamed pork buns.​This is Wet Nap food. You know, the kind best consumed bent over, so the juices don't Jackson Pollock your pants. You eat it with your hands, because it tastes better that way, and you relish licking every last drop of sauce from your f ... 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

    October 26, 2009

    Worst Dining Trends Of The Past Decade (According to Chicago Tribune, Michael Schwartz, and Short Order)

    Courtesy of SoBe Wine & FoodDon't invite this man to your commune.​The Chicago Tribune website last week printed a list of the ten worst dining trends of the past decade, as decided by various movers and shakers in the American food world. Miami's own Michael Schwartz weighed in, his pet peeve ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 21, 2009

    Naoe Brings Tokyo to Sunny Isles

    At this new gem, truly great things come to those who wait.

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Last Night: Anthony Bourdain at the Arsht Center

    This man loves Mac's Club Deuce. (Reason No. 293 why we love this man.) Better Than: Pounding cheap beers between a soul-crushing double on the saute station. The evidence, plainly, is undeniable: the best-selling books, the top-rated Travel Channel Show, the Top Chef judging gigs. Hell, even t ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 28, 2008

    Tap Tap Has the Haitian Eats in Miami Beach

    And don't miss the live Haitian folk-jazz band.