Giada De Laurentiis

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    May 22, 2014
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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 >>

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    February 25, 2014

    Where Did the Celebrity Chefs Eat in Miami During SOBEWFF?

    Each year, hundreds of celebrity chefs descend upon our fair city to work and play at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. And, while their dance cards may seem full with all the fabulous parties and events they host and attend while "on duty", there always seems to be just enough free time to g ... More >>

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    February 20, 2014
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    November 25, 2013

    Giada De Laurentiis Cuts Finger on Live Holiday Show (Video)

    During Thanksgiving Live, a live holiday cooking special on Food Network, Giada De Laurentiis cut her finger badly, causing the beautiful television personality to leave the set and get stitches from an onsite medical team. De Laurentiis was filming the special with Alton Brown, Bobby Flay, and Ina ... More >>

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    October 29, 2013

    SOBEWFF Tickets Now on Sale: What's Available, What's Already Sold Out

    The city's annual hedonism heyday (well, one of many) is just a few short months away. We're referring, of course, to the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. From February 20th through 23rd, 2014, this annual event will invade our sunny shores with more food, drink, and celebrity chef debauchery th ... More >>

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    September 12, 2013
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    February 24, 2013

    SoBeWFF Fun and Fit: Next Generation of Foodies Looks Promising

    Coming in at $20 presale ($34 at the door), Fit and Fun as a Family at Jungle Island is one of the most affordable events at South Beach Wine & Food Festival designed to raise awareness about fitness and healthy eating amongst Miami's youngsters. On top of that, the event is a great way to see your ... More >>

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    February 22, 2013

    SoBeWFF's Fun and Fit as a Family: For the Whole Gang

    What makes a successful culinary scene? Demand for innovation, quality and a steady pipeline of talent. Working to instill that passion in the next generation of foodies is Florida Blue who will present Fun and Fit as a Family February 23 and 24, sponsored by Carnival featuring Kellogg's Kidz Kitche ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    December 27, 2012

    Celebrity Chefs Celebrate Christmas: Anthony Bourdain's Easy Bake Oven, Guy Fieri's Puppy, Mario Batali's Speedball

    After the usual anticipation and rushing around, Christmas 2012 has come and gone. Santa is relaxing with an eggnog and the reindeer and elves have the day off after a job well done.It looks like our favorite celebrity chefs celebrated the holidays in style as well, and Tweeted about their Christmas ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    Food Network Star Casting in Miami

    If you've sat in front of the TV set countless times watching Sandra Lee open a can of peaches on Food Network and thinking, I, too, want to seek fame and fortune as a celebrity chef, get thee to the Epic Hotel October 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the Food Network Star season nine open casting ... More >>

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    February 23, 2012

    Six Best South Beach Club Parties This Weekend

    ​What can the South Beach Food and Wine Festival offer inebriated beat freaks? Well, funneling tubs of butter at Paul Deen's Sunday Brunch may be the best hangover cure after a weekend filled with deep house, tech-shit, and Dutch trance. The Food Network's invading the sands of South Beach over ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    From Tinctures to Pesto: Five Easy Ways to Use Your Herb Garden

    By Anais AlexandreThese greens back a flavorful punch.​Green thumbs everywhere know having your own herb garden is a culinary gem. If you don't have one and want to learn how to start your own garden, check out our past blog post about urban gardening.Herbs can be used in endless ways. Here a ... 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 >>

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    March 17, 2011
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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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    February 21, 2011

    Lee Schrager Lying About Origin of South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Claims Ex-Boss

    Michael E. MillerChris Perks shows off wine bottles signed by some of the nation's top chefs and vintners back in 1990.​Starting this Thursday, 50,000 foodies will sniff, gargle, and chomp their way from one giant white tent to another for the 10th anniversary of the Food Network's South Beach Win ... More >>

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    February 21, 2011

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival Tickets Still Available

    Food Network Party with Guy​Every year the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Rolls out its tents on the beach off Ocean Drive and every year you procrastinate, waiting to see if somehow some business associate or rich benefactor will bestow on you a complimentary golden ticket. If you ha ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010
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    November 13, 2009

    Weekly Wrap Up: The Friday Lord's Prayer

    Jacob KatelWhen life gives you lemons....go to a restaurant, enjoy a meal, and have lemon curd for dessert. ​Though work's not gone, thy week is done, in the city, the suburbs, and rurals. Give us this our daily blog. And go get us some wings, as we go get us some pitchers. And lead us not into an ... More >>

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    November 9, 2009

    Dewey LoSasso Gets the 10 -- Questions, That Is...

    Dewey LoSasso​Where, oh where did Dewey LoSasso go? After recently closing his beloved North One 10, some suspected that perhaps this "Mango Gang" co-founder tossed aside his skillets for a stint as a guitarist, but fans will be thrilled to know they will find behind the line as executive chef at ... More >>

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    October 15, 2009

    Michelle Bernstein Wins in Food & Wine's 25 Best Cookbooks 2009

    ​Congratulations to Michelle Bernstein for winning a spot on Food & Wine's top 25 cookbooks of 2009.According to Publishers Weekly, "Every year, about 24,000 new cookbooks hit bookstore shelves." Michelle Bernstein's book Cuisine á Latina is available at all major retailers and online.Big ups ... More >>

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    February 20, 2009

    Food And Wine 2009 - Chef De Cuisine Jason Smith Talks Table 8

    Food & Wine 2009 is almost upon us. You know what that means. The culinary throngs descend on South Florida, feast on its tropical flesh in a media-driven frenzy, and hopefully dump enough money on our shores to keep us goin til next year. Aaron J. Michaels from Culinary Convenience told me Chef ... More >>

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    May 29, 2008

    A Pinch of Salt, a Dash of Class

    You’ll want to take notes for this lesson.

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    February 25, 2008
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    February 21, 2008
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    February 22, 2007

    Open Wide!

    SoBe Wine and Food is baaaack