Michael Schwartz has tapped Roel Alcudia (pronounced Roh-ELLE), most recently chef de cuisine at Jonathan Waxman's New York City restaurant Barbuto, to run the kitchen at the forthcoming Cypress Room, only a few blocks from his flagship restaurant in the Design District. Schwartz broke the news at ... More >>
Former Miami New Times writer Josh Schonwald isn't a psychic or a pundit, but if he had to predict the future of food (and give us a hot tip for investing all our savings), he would do it in one word: purslane.Purslane, once the bane of farmers who considered it a weed, is now finding favor as a foo ... More >>
So what was Dwyane Wade up to during his lockout free time? Apparently penning a memoir about his experiences as a child and as a father to his children. The book, A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger than Basketball, is expected to be released in September.
Bieber gonna give you fever!You can joke about Justin Bieber's lesbianism all day. But the Biebz reigns supreme. Powered by asexual androgyny and cotton-candy songcraft, he has brainwashed tween girls, their mothers, and even, in the most extreme cases, their fathers. You could be next. Serious ... More >>
Tim Tebow's best days in football are probably behind him, so of course it makes sense he's already writing his memoir. Harper Collins announced that Tebow's book Through My Eyes will be released in April of 2011. The book will of course detail his time with the Florida Gators, but will also detail ... More >>
Publishers don't generally send me cookbooks, but once in awhile one ends up in my mailbox. That's how I came upon Latin Chic: Entertaining with Style and Sass in 2005. The book, co-authored by Carolina Buia and Isabel C. Gonzalez, is bright with colors and photos, and stocked with all sorts of p ... More >>
Simon Bruty for HarperCollinsFormer Miami Herald scribe and current Sports Illustrated senior writer S.L. Price makes his living where sports and culture intersect. His 2000 book Pitching Around Fidel was an exploration of the crumbling Cuban sports machine, and the importance of play to a people ... More >>
Courtesy of Crissa-Jean ChappellMiami native Crissa-Jean Chappell teaches creative writing and cinema studies at Miami International University of Art and Design. Her first YA ('Young Adult") novel, Total Constant Order, was published by Harper Collins in 2007 to universal acclaim, garnerin ... More >>
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