David Martinez

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2014

    Bernstein and Cabrera to Collaborate at Thompson Miami Beach

    When the Thompson Miami Beach opens on November 14, it will mark the reunion of a powerful South Florida duo in the Miami restaurant scene. Michelle Bernstein will once again team up with mixologist Julio Cabrera on several of the property's project including Seagrape, 1930's House, and Crown Room. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    Broken Shaker Named One of the World's 50 Best Bars

    It's official. Miami is one of the best places in which to imbibe. The annual list of the World's 50 Best Bars has been released for the sixth year, and a Miami bar has finally been deemed worthy of a spot. See also: Broken Shaker, Regent Cocktail Club Nominated for Tales of the Cocktail Spirited ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Beer, Bernstein, and a Benefit

    Can you feel a change in the air? Fall is coming, bringing a time for endings and new beginnings. We say goodbye to summer, but look forward to a new school year for some and the holidays for most. This weekend is filled with endings and new beginnings. Celebrity chef Michelle Bernstein, who clos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2014

    Michelle Bernstein to Host Michy's Pop-Up Dinner at Crumb on Parchment

    Miami's culinary darling is hosting a special pop-up dinner this Friday, and it looks like it's been flying under the radar. This Friday, at 7:30 p.m., Bernstein will put on the four-course tasting menu with table-side plating at her Design District bistro, Crumb on Parchment. She will personally e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2014

    Sweet Liberty Drink and Supply Company to Open in South Beach

    The Miami cocktail scene is getting an exciting new addition to the already growing list of bars and lounges serving up creative cocktails. The big news? The dream team behind the operation. Regent Cocktail Club's John Lermayer, the team behind Blackbird Ordinary, and David Martinez of Michy's ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    3. Michelle Bernstein: Miami's Culinary Darling

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue is here. 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 unique flav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Miami's Best Fried Chicken: A Top Ten List

    Eating fried chicken is no tidy affair. Golden brittle breading bursts after a gentle nibble. Bits of crust cascade beneath your chin. Juices flow. Fingers glisten. Lips gleam. (Call this gloss pollo frito; it sure as hell beats Chanel.) In Miami, a city brimming with restaurants of diverse ethnici ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Miami's Sweetest Couples: Marinos to Bernsteins to Martinezes... Or Something Like That

    A few weeks back, Short Order asked readers to vote for Miami's sweetest restaurant couple.We were looking for a couple that worked together in the same restaurant -- sharing the heat and the workload to make beautiful food together.We tabulated our Facebook votes, and Miami's sweetest couple is Den ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    Nominate Miami's Sweetest Culinary Couple, Win a Gift Card

    Throughout history there have been famous couples that have worked together. in just about every industry.Some duos that come to mind are Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall; Bonnie and Clyde; John Lennon and Yoko Ono; Hillary and Bill Clinton; Masters and Johnson; Irene and Frederic Joliot-Curie; Car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Michy's to Go Cell-Phone Free at Sensational Sundays Dinner Series

    Trying to juggle parenting with running a group of successful restaurants has to be a challenge for Michelle Bernstein and her husband/partner David Martinez. Especially when Bernstein and Martinez are planning their next restaurant concept (though that nugget of intel has been confirmed, the date, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Michelle Bernstein Brings Crumb on Parchment to Miami Beach

    Michelle Bernstein is finally making a move over the causeway with her Crumb on Parchment outpost at The Webster hotel on South Beach.Opening Wednesday, August 29, Crumb at The Webster will feature the same fast casual soups, salads, sandwiches,and baked goods that Bernstein's Design District eatery ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Sra. Martinez in Design District Closing, Michelle Bernstein Says Adios July 6

    Read also "Michy's Queen Scores with Sra. Martinez (2/26/2009)," "Michelle Bernstein to Leave the Omphoy" (Clean Plate Charlie) and "Fratelli Lyon Closes in Design District."Short Order has confirmed that Michelle Bernstein and her husband/partner David Martinez will close their celebrated Sra. Mart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Michy's-To-Go is a No-Go (For Now)

    ​Chef/restaurateur Michelle Bernstein might be opening a new "to-go" version of Michy's in the same neighborhood as her flagship restaurant, Open Media Miami reported yesterday.Chariff Realty Group posted the enticing rumor on its Facebook page. A picture of the groundbreaking ceremony of the 10,0 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Michelle Bernstein Leaving the Omphoy: "The Drive Was Really Nice"

    ​We have but a pithy press release that states the following:"As of February 1, 2012, Chef Michelle Bernstein will no longer be involved with The Omphoy Ocean Resort in Palm Beach, Florida. She and husband/partner David Martinez continue to own/operate Sra. Martinez, Michy's, and Crumb on Par ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Michelle Bernstein is Mama Bernstein Now

    Michelle and David: Lots on their plate.​A somewhat weary-sounding Michelle Bernstein is on the other end of the phone line. She explains that she's just returned home from a television taping and finished putting Zachary to bed."Zachary?" I ask, feeling as though I was about to be the last to fin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2011

    SBWFF 2011: Food Porn from Wine Dine Design

    Photo by Riki AltmanThe Blue Group started with this green dish. And that was the beginning of the confusion.Wine Dine Design was held last night in the ever-growing Design District, home to a handful of our city's most popular eateries. Here's how the event worked: Ticketholders gathered in fro ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Behind The Line at Michy's in Miami's Upper Eastside

    Jacob KatelChef Michelle Bernstein and husband, restauranteur, David Martinez Chef Michelle Bernstein says "The first place I worked as a cook was Janjo's in the Grove for Chef Jan Jorgensen. At the end of my shift he'd say 'here's half a lime. Go clean the stove.' I said 'Can I get a whole lime?' a ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 26, 2009

    Michy's Queen Scores with Sra. Martinez

    She sells tapas in the Design District.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2008

    Michelle Es Señora Martinez

    Michelle Bernstein had wanted to name her upcoming Design District restaurant “Buena Vista”, as it is located in the historic Buena Vista Post Office, and would also fit the Spanish nature of the place. Alas, there is already a Buena Vista Cafe, so Michelle has decided to call her tapas eatery S ... More >>