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    September 8, 2014

    Lee Schrager on SOBEWFF 2015: Meatopia, Tiki Cocktails, and the Cronut King

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival returns to the sands of South Beach February 19 through 22, 2015, and this time, expect to choose from more then 75 dinners, tastings, seminars, and parties over the four-day span. The official SOBEWFF website goes live today, featuring the entire celebrity-fil ... More >>

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    September 8, 2014

    A Hilarious and Depraved Interview with Comedian Ralphie May

    Ralphie May is a funny bastard. He is astute, witty, debauched, and... just the sound of his Southern-accented voice makes audiences smile. This former drug-dealer-turned-gourmet-chef-turned comedian will be in town performing at the Magic City Casino on Saturday, September 13. New Times: I consid ... More >>

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    May 30, 2014

    14. Bruce Ozga: School Pride Shines Through

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue arrives June 19. 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 uni ... More >>

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    May 20, 2014

    Ruben Ruiz: Miami's Own Food Network Star

    Bobby Flay. Giada De Laurentiis. Guy Fieri. They're just a few of the chefs and hosts that have worked their way into the kitchens of America through their entertaining shows on Food Network. A coveted hosting gig is the aspiration of many young chefs and cooks who dream of being behind the stove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Chill-N Keeps Things Cool in Pinecrest with Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

    Chuck Woodward is still a student at UM finishing up his master's in finance. He also happens to be the cool co-owner of Chill-N, a unique ice cream concept off-the-beaten path in Pinecrest. He and partner Daniel Golick will open their second outpost in Aventura come early May. At Chill-N, ice cre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    Scarpetta's Nina Compton Advances to Top Chef Finals

    The last few moments of last night's Top Chef was tense, to say the least. Two cheftestants stood before the judges table, holding hands. One would end their journey, with the other advancing to the Top Chef finale and one step close to winning the title and $125,000 cash. Nina Compton and Shirley ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Top Chef Season 11 Premieres Tonight: Miami Represents

    Season 11 of Top Chef, the Bravo cooking competition that paved the way for the cooking-show craze, premieres tonight. This time, the cheftestants compete in New Orleans, where regulars Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, and Gail Simmons are joined by Emeril Lagasse and Hugh Acheson. Though some critic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Big 105.9's Paul Castronovo Is a Food Blogger

    Paul Castronovo is a man who wears many hats. He's half of South Florida's favorite radio program, The Paul and Young Ron Show on Big 105.9, an avid fisherman, and president of Castronovo Vineyards. Castronovo is also a major foodie who frequently talks about South Florida restaurants on his show, ... More >>

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    August 8, 2013
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    August 1, 2013
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    July 30, 2013

    Chef Creole: The 'Slippery' Cook and His Cash-Cow Restaurants

    Wilkinson Sejour plunks his brawny arms on a paper-scattered desk, grins mischievously, and asks his buddy, who's smoking a blunt, to fetch him a Corona. It's a Wednesday at 11 a.m., and Sejour's cell phone rings every five minutes. When he answers, his words jumble Calle Ocho slang with Kreyol pato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    SoBeWFF 2013: The Good, the Bad, and the Crowded

    Each year, more than 50,000 people attend the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's various seminars, dinners, and parties. Most events sell out far in advance despite the usual complaints of high ticket prices, next-to-impossible parking, and long lines to get a bite of food.People rave about ... More >>

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    February 20, 2013

    Short Order Loves You: Win Two Tickets to South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Grand Tasting Village UPDATED

    Short Order loves its readers and we're willing to prove our love by giving away a pair of tickets to the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting Village. That's a $450 value -- if you could actually get tickets to this completely sold-out event!On Saturday, February 23, one lucky winner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Lee Brian Schrager's Favorite SoBeWFF 2013 Events

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. Unlike the Wizard of Oz, people who know the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival pay attention to the man behind the curtain -- Lee Brian Schrager. The fou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Win Free Tickets to SoBeWFF's Sold-Out Garden to Glass Event

    Whether you're broke, busy or just a major procrastinator -- time is running out if you're still hoping to score an in for the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. Luckily, Zignum Mezcal is giving away two free tickets to the hotly anticipated, sold-out Garden to Glass event -- so you could be one lu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    Martha Stewart Goes Meatless

    You know meatless is mainstream when it's being embraced by the kitchen queen herself, Martha Stewart. The ex-con and corporate master known as M. Diddy just released a new cookbook compiling the best and brightest of her meat-free concoctions. Meatless offers more than 200 recipes from the editors ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2013: The Five Best Events Under $100

    The South Beach Wine and Food Festival is only a month away and tickets are already selling out. We know..we know. SoBe Fest is all lovely and all..and you'd love to hang out with Anthony Bourdain and Rachael Ray, but you don't have the money to invest in both Burger Bash and a car payment. We hear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival Announces 2013 Food Truck Lineup

    Now that Art Basel is over, it's time to start focusing on the imminent arrival of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, which takes over our fair city February 21-24, 2013.One of our favorite events last year was Trucks on the Beach, hosted by Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern. Last year's official ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    SoBe Wine & Food Fest Tickets Now On Sale For Everyone

    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 >>

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    September 17, 2012

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival: 2013 Lineup Announced

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival has announced their 2013 lineup -- and it's going to be a hell of a party.The festival takes over South Beach February 21-24, 2013 with a mind-boggling array of parties, tastings, dinners -- even a concert with Ziggy Marley!

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse Sued Over German Knives Made In China

    Celebrity chefs Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse are being named in a lawsuit over knives marketed and sold over HSN, Amazon, and other outlets. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia owns the Emeril name as it relates to products and cookbooks.According to TMZ, the lawsuit claims that HSN is selling Emer ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    February 26, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Charlie Trotter Tribute Dinner

    Photo by Riki AltmanHey, Trotter! No peeking! ​Five hundred dollars per ticket was too much for our budget to allow, but we still wanted to experience last night's South Beach Wine & Food Festival Tribute Dinner honoring Charlie Trotter and Piero Antinori so we snuck into the kitchen for a beh ... More >>

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    February 25, 2012

    SoBeWFF Burger Bash: Michael Symon's Three-Peat

    ​View photos of Burger Bash at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach here.Although we had grand dreams that a local chef would take the prize, Symon's B Spot Burgers claimed the People's Choice Award yet again this year at last night's Burger Bash (that's a third consecutive win for him). Fellow Iron Chefs ... More >>

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    February 23, 2012

    Traffic Apocalypse: Obama, Jeremy Lin and Emeril Will Destroy Your Commute Today

    ​Miami loves its bold faced names almost as much as it hates its traffic, and today the sheer amount of star power in town may very well overwhelm our roadways. Not only is the leader of the free world making a visit to Coral Gables today, but Linsanity comes to downtown while the South Beach Food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Thanksgiving Turkey Tips and Helplines (Video)

    ​Thanksgiving is a time when families gather around the dinner table for a fabulous, decadent meal of perfectly made golden brown turkey with all the trimmings. The only problem is that unless you're Martha Stewart, you probably won't get it right.Questions run through our minds like how do I th ... More >>

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    September 7, 2011

    Top Three Celebrity Food Products

    Food, chef, and celebrity all in one tomato sauce.​Celebrity food products are all over the shelves of supermarkets these days. Some bear labels with Hollywood names such as Paul Newman and Paul Sorvino; others derive from TV chefs like Lidia Bastianich, Emeril Lagasse, and Giada de Laurentiis. Ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Tobacco Road's Biggest Slacker Contest With Food Trucks; Weekend Truck Tracker

    If this is you, head to Tobacco Road Saturday.​If you're the kind of person who thinks exercise is walking to the fridge to get more beer, we're talking to you! Get your lazy ass off the couch for just once in your life and head to Tobacco Road for the Biggest Slacker contest this Saturday. The Bi ... More >>

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    July 27, 2011

    Norman Van Aken On His New Role at the Miami Culinary Institute

    ​For Norman Van Aken, his new position as executive chef at the Miami Culinary Institute, announced last week, was meant to be. "There has been a journey in my life that has set me in a course to be involved in a culinary school," he told Short Order. Van Aken already had been involved with the ... More >>

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    July 8, 2011

    Shrimp, Tang and Urine: Ten Crazy Astronaut Food Facts (video)

    Astronauts chowing down at zero gravity​According to NASA, the last Space Shuttle Launch of STS-135 will take place at 11:26 a.m. this morning (be sure to put on the TV).  Just as space flight has evolved, so has the Astronaut's diet of what used to be Tang and tubes of ham salad and c ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011

    Tom Azar and Steve Haas Take On City Hall

    Photo by Riki AltmanTom Azar (left) and Steve Haas are ready to get cookin'.Short Order had a rare opportunity to sit down with a restaurateur and his chef to talk about a concept that hasn't yet opened its doors: the much-anticipated City Hall. When we visited the brasserie, which will be located o ... More >>

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    March 1, 2011

    SBWFF 2011: Craziest Moments From The Festival

    Laine Doss Paula Deen mistakes Tyler Florence for a honey glazed ham.The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is over for another year and all across South Beach workers are furiously tearing up the giant tents, chefs are soaking their feet and people are guzzling Alka-Seltzer. The festival a ... More >>

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    February 26, 2011

    SBWFF 2011: Bubbles, BBQ and Big Shots at BubbleQ

    All photos by Laine Doss BubbleQ's host, Bobby Flay​The BubbleQ is one of The South Beach Wine and Food Festival's premiere events. It's the one that people talk about - and who wouldn't? To be honest, any event that offers free-flowing Perrier-Jouet and meat cooked by celebrity chefs shou ... More >>

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    January 14, 2011

    City Hall Restaurant: Where Food and Art Meet

    photo by Jeremy FinerChef Tom Azar​If Miami is to continue its march toward becoming a respected art metropolis, who better than restaurant veteran Steven Haas, chairman of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitor's Bureau, to bring a vibrant new restaurant to the art corridor. City Hall, a 6000-s ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010

    UPDATED: Norman's 180 Rumors Are False

    Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersNorman Van Aken (right) with Emeril Lagasse. ​The rumors posted on Eater and elsewhere about Norman Van Aken being fired from Norman's 180 in Coral Gables apparently aren't true. According to Norman's 180 co-owner Kim Wood's Facebook page, "Norman's 180 and Chef Norman ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010

    Sneak Peek at the SoBe Wine & Food Cookbook

    The new cookbook from the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. ​Short Order got our hands on an advanced copy of the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Cookbook: Recipes and Behind-the-Scenes Stories from America's Hottest Chefs. Penned by Festival guru Lee Brian Schrager, the 256- ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    Chefs Justin and Norman Van Aken Dish on Norman's 180

    Photo by Riki AltmanThe threesome behind 180.​When we hit up chef Norman Van Aken for an interview a few months ago, he mentioned he'd soon open a new restaurant in Miami, but he neglected to say his son, Justin, would fan the flames at his side. But there Justin was at the pre ... More >>

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    June 23, 2010

    Chef Jeff McInnis Interview, Part One

    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 >>

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    June 16, 2010

    Opening Dates for Norman's 180, Burger & Beer Brickell Announced

    Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersNorman Van Aken (pictured with Emeril Lagasse) is all set to open Norman's 180 at the end of the month. ​Two new anticipated restaurants are debuting in the next few weeks in Miami.Norman's 180, from famed chef Norman Van Aken, officially launches in Coral Gables on Tu ... More >>

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    February 15, 2010

    Top 10 Hypothetical South Beach Wine & Food Fest Media Disasters / CC BY 2.0Ze paparazzi will be out in force.​The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is almost here, and that means an orgiastic horde of mostly out-of-town drunks on the shores of Miami Beach concerned with nothing but food, drink, sex, celebrity, their ... More >>

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    December 30, 2009

    Interview: Norman Van Aken Gets the 10

    Chef Norman Van Aken​In some ways, it's all about the new when it comes to homeboy and Chef Norman Van Aken. The guy who spawned New World Cuisine is back on the scene again, this time with a new restaurant on the way and a new hosting gig.But his restaurant -- now pay attention, especially if you ... More >>

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    October 21, 2009

    South Beach Wine & Food Fest Preview

    ​Tickets for the 2010 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival go on sale this coming Monday, October 26, 2009. The Festival is scheduled for February 25 to 28, and unlike past years there will not be a second block of tickets sold in early 2010. So Monday is, like, the day to buy. A comp ... More >>

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    October 1, 2009
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    July 5, 2007

    Fame Game

    Chef Adrianne overachieves everywhere except the kitchen

  • Culture

    February 23, 2006

    Food for Thought

    Celebrity chefs set the stage for a show of sustenance

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    February 23, 2006

    Bourgeois Binge

    The gastronomic caravan known as the South Beach Wine & Food Festival has pulled into town

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    March 4, 2004

    Flower Power

    Orchids tease, titillate their legions

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    October 30, 2003

    Season Opener Part II: The Comeback Kids

    Get ready, this season is dishing up a lot of new restaurants

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    October 11, 2001
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