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Govind Armstrong

  • Dining

    December 20, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    American Burger Closes

    About a month back, Short Order reported on a name and location switcheroo being played out in South Beach. Read Also: American Burger Replaces 8 oz. Burger Bar on Alton; 8 oz. To Open New Lincoln Road Location8 oz. Burger Bar on Alton Road had mysteriously turned into American Burger and the Alton ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Table 8 Restaurateur Joshua Woodward Arraigned on Murder Charges

    After nearly three years of investigation, restaurateur Joshua Woodward was arraigned yesterday on four counts of "attempted, willful and premeditated murder after he allegedly tried to induce a miscarriage of his then-girlfriend in 2009," according to an announcement by the Los Angeles District Att ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    American Burger Replaces 8 oz. Burger Bar on Alton; 8 oz. to Open New Lincoln Road Location

    South Beach burger lovers have probably done a double take in the past couple weeks, as Alton Road's popular 8 oz. Burger Bar was suddenly replaced with the red, white and blue branded American Burger.Confused fans wondered, is this new ownership? A complete re-branding?

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    8 oz. Burger Bar Announces Inaugural Butchery and Beer Pairing Series

    Beer is good. Pork is better. And together, they make a fine pairing on the palate. That's the idea of the folks at 8 oz. Burger Bar in North Miami Beach. Their monthly series, including a three-course dinner, beer pairings -- and a butchery class for $75 per person -- begins September 10 at 8 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Five Best Restaurants To Close in 2009

    lee kleinNo more pâté at Pied​Au Pied de Cochon: "Just what we needed", we crowed back in July -- a dazzling 1940s-style 24/7 indoor/outdoor South Beach bistro serving country French fare in a fun setting. And boy those mustard-coated, bread crumbed pig trotters were tasty, as were the lamb chop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Ten Best Chefs To Leave Miami Over The Past Decade

    Alphabetically except for the last:Alvaro Beade of Ideas Restaurant. His contemporary take on the cuisine of Castilla y León was exquisite. Not sure where he is now.Carmen Gonzalez of Carmen's The Restaurant. She merged modern American cuisine with traditional Puerto Rican. Then her eponymous resta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    UPDATED: Restaurant Owner Arrested in Los Angeles, Accused of Slaying His Unborn Child

    Alex Izaguirre​ Two days ago, Los Angeles Police homicide detectives arrested Joshua Woodward, who teamed up with celebrity chef Govind Armstrong to bring their West Coast food offerings to South Beach via Table 8. The cops charged Woodward with the murder of his unborn child.According to an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Joshua Woodward Table 8 Murder Update

    Our own Francisco Alvarado was one of the first to write about Joshua Woodward's arrest for suspicion of murder of his unborn child in Los Angeles, but new and even stranger details from the case have begun to emerge.Here's a quick recap thus far. Joshua Woodward is a Los Angeles restaurateur with b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    8 oz. Burger Owner Josh Woodward Accused of Murder in Los Angeles

    8 oz. Burger​ Two days ago, Los Angeles Police homicide detectives arrested Joshua Woodward, who teamed up with celebrity chef Govind Armstrong to bring their West Coast food offerings to South Beach with Table 8 and 8 oz. Burger Bar. The cops charged Woodward with the murder of his unborn child.A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Miami Food Scene Is Stalled

    ​ For a while there, when Michy's, Michael's, Fratelli Lyon, North One 10, Pacific Time 2 and Red Light were all newish news, it looked as though Miami was on its way to becoming a cool food town -- the sort with a community of chefs who open restaurants that reflect their vision, and that, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    5 Guys, Table 8, Bond Street, Waxing On Waxy, and A Diss At The Polls

    ​Bond Street, one of our best sushi establishments, is opening a branch in the tony Thompson Beverly Hills hotel (the flagship Bond Street is in NY - SoBe's opened in 2001). One of the cooler treats at the new place will be soy sauce "caviar", tiny dots of the dark liquid encased in thin-skinned m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Chapter 7 for Govind Armstrong's Table 8 on South Beach

    8 Oz. Burger BarSpin city​Govind Armstrong's challenged upscale seafood chain, with locations in LA and New York, has severed its weakest link: South Beach.  As reported in the Miami Herald bankruptcy column today, Table 8 has filed for Chapter 7.  For those of you not familiar, this mea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Best of Miami 2009 Preview: Best Hamburger

    Best Hamburger8 oz. Burger Bar1080 Alton Rd.Miami Beach 33139305-397-82468ozburgerbar.comBurgers are big -- as in big across-the-board sales during stressed economic times. There are big profits for burger barons, and big-shot chefs putting 'em on their big-price restaurant menus. Govind Armstrong a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Chef Switch At Table 8

    New Times received this email, which was sent to numerous folks, from Jason Smith, the talented chef de cuisine of Table 8:"Yesterday was my last day at Table 8 South Beach.  I have resigned and left in good standing. I have accepted the position of chef de cuisine of the Starr-restaurant "W" i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Behind The Scenes For SoBe Food Fest Prep

    It is early Wednesday morning, and I am standing in a kitchen area in the Miami-Beach Convention Center, watching some 50 FIU students getting to work on food prep for Friday nights' Perrier-Jouët BubbleQ event at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. I am not the only one looking on -- FIU ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    The Govind Burger

    The barrage of burgers continues unabated. Two more Five Guys  are poised to proffer their patties to the public -- one in the old Dogma space at Washington Ave. and 15th Street in South Beach, the other in Aventura Mall. But a bigger burger banner headline is that Govind Armstrong and the folk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    Miami Spice Review: Table 8

    Table 8, the chic-Los Angeles import tucked into the Hotel De Soleil at the north tip of Ocean Drive, isn't too coy on its Miami Spice preview page about why you should pay a visit: the chef, Govind Armstrong, is "famous", the ambience is "trendy", and the "celebrity fan-base" includes "Ryan Seacres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008

    Tale of Two Meals: Social and Table 8

    My right leg is bouncing up and down rapidly, a nervous tick I've had since high school. The waiter at Social Miami can not bring my check soon enough, and I cannot run out of this den of condescension and superficiality they call a restaurant fast enough. Social's website advertises it as “the ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2008

    Letters from the Issue of January 17, 2008

    "Miami has become a refugee camp."

  • Dining

    December 27, 2007

    The Year in Dining

    2007 might go down as pivotal for Miami gastronomy.

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 29, 2007

    Paradise Found

    Dinner in Paradise, a monthly series of charity-driven feasts at Paradise Farms in Homestead, inaugurates its third season this Sunday, December 2nd. Paradise proprietor Gabriele Marewski and Michael Schwartz co-founded the event, which is set outdoors on the farm. “There is something very special ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007
  • Blogs

    August 29, 2007
  • Calendar

    August 23, 2007

    Hey, Good-Lookin’

    Govind Armstrong’s got something cookin’

  • Dining

    August 2, 2007

    The Tides Has Turned

    Clean, simple, and beautiful Mediterranean food washes into South Beach

  • Calendar

    April 5, 2007

    Sunday’s Best

    Time to get your Easter grub on

  • Dining

    February 1, 2007

    Hollywood and Wine

    Govind goes South Beach, and it’s a match made in marketing heaven

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2006
  • Blogs

    December 14, 2006

    A Championship Season for Food?

    Table 8 Coming to a plate near you David Bouley Evolution, the South Beach outpost of one of New York's finest chefs, and Table 8, the South Beach outpost of one of Los Angeles' finest chefs, have opened their doors, almost simultaneously, less than two blocks apart from each other on Collins Aven ... More >>

  • News

    November 16, 2006

    Table 8 Is Enough

    The hound prefers Daft Punk, eschews Chocolate

  • Dining

    August 3, 2006

    Dog Day Chronicles

    A term synonymous with the heat and stagnation that defines Miami in August

  • Calendar

    April 7, 2005
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