Hedy Goldsmith

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    November 18, 2014

    Boisterous Brunchers Can't Bog Down Miami Chefs

    A 50-pound pig is pumped full of brine for four days and then -- around midnight on a Saturday -- placed in a large wooden box just behind the Four Seasons Hotel in Brickell. The box is closed, covered in hot charcoal, and left for hours beneath a tent that's shrouded by foliage. Around dawn, two co ... More >>

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    August 1, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Miami Spice and Hedy's Watermelon Tequila Ice Pops

    Happy Friday. If you're still not recovered fully from our Iron Fork shindig, don't fret -- the work week ends in a few short hours. There's no better way to celebrate the weekend than by enjoying a fantastic three-course Miami Spice meal. The two-month-long promotion kicks off today and with 174 r ... More >>

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    June 12, 2014

    Hedy Goldsmith Inspired by Rare Rum: A Cupcake is Born (Recipe)

    If you've ever wondered how a recipe is created, here's a chance to get inside the head of one of Miami's sweetest chefs. Michael's Genuine Food & Drink's executive pastry chef, Hedy Goldsmith, has created a Stormy Seven Fathoms cupcake with coconut lime frosting. The cupcake is an Island holiday i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    Miami Chefs at SOBEWFF Provide a Taste of the City

    When food enthusiasts from around the world descend on Miami Beach for the SOBEWFF festivities, it would be a shame not to partake in the events of local chefs. When in Miami, eat and learn from the locals. Hedy Goldsmith, Sam Gorenstein, Antonio Bachour, and Michelle Bernstein will all showcase the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2014

    Harry's Pizzeria: Now Serving Gluten-Free Pizza and Beer

    Gluten-free pizza can be pale, chalky, and have the consistency of matzo. But for the past month, Bradley Herron, executive chef of the Genuine Hospitality Group, has been testing flours and developing a gluten-free crust for Harry's Pizzeria that's just as satisfying as the wheat-based variety. "I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2013

    Black Friday Shopping Deals From Michael's Genuine, Schnebly's

    Today is Black Friday and if you're not feeling the usual trip to the big-box retailer, we feel your pain. Screw the crowds, the insane grabbing for the last Duck Dynasty flannel PJs, and the fighting for a parking spot because two of our favorite local Miami merchants are having some amazing Blac ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013
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    July 16, 2013

    The Cypress Room Keeps It Classy in the Design District

    The tale of the frogs' legs begins as you'd expect, but then it takes an unexpected turn. There they were, leaping through a mosquito-infested bog in the Everglades, when suddenly they resurfaced in a very different environment. Chefs at the Cypress Room, a posh Design District restaurant filled wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    2. Hedy Goldsmith of the Genuine Hospitality Group

    Hedy Goldsmith screwed Kellogg's. How did she do it? It started when your average, hungover Miamian sought the comforting Sunday morning breeze and sunshine on the patio of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink. Amongst the fried, eggy and meaty brunch treats visitors saw homemade Pop-Tarts filled with je ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Jeff McInnis and Hedy Goldsmith Finalists for James Beard Awards

    The James Beard Foundation has announced its finalists for the 2013 James Beard Awards, and two Miami toques have made the list within the restaurant and chef categories. Jeff McInnis, executive chef and partner at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, and Hedy Goldsmith, executive pastry chef at Michael' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    Hedy Goldsmith and Josh Wesson: Sex and Desserts at SoBeWFF

    When it comes to indulgences, sweet treats are at the top of the list for most of us. Alcohol comes in a close second. But pair the two together and we get a sugary, sexy, buzz-inducing treat. We sat in on a Baking Out Loud seminar with Miami's dessert queen Hedy Goldsmith and wine guru Josh Wesson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Ten Twitter Handles to Follow During SoBeWFF

    Can't make it to this year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival? We hear ya. Tickets are kind of expensive. Fret not. Luckily, Twitter allows complete strangers to pry into the lives of those who live publicly, like Cooking Channel and Food Network idols, for instance. This year, experience SoBe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    SoBeWFF: Hedy Goldsmith, Jeni Britton-Bauer, Paulina Naranjo Share a Love for All Things Frozen and Sweet

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. Credit three ladies for making this year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival just a little bit, um, cooler: Hedy Goldsmith, James Beard award-nominated executive past ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    South Beach Wine and Food Festival 2013: The Six Best Events Featuring Miami Chefs

    If you haven't purchased your tickets for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, we suggest breaking out the credit card because many of the more famous events, like Burger Bash, are sold out.Luckily, the four-day long festival is filled with seminars, dinners, and parties -- ensuring there's an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Twinkie Withdrawal? Hedy Goldsmith Shows Us How To Make Red Velvet Twinks

    The last batch of Twinkies has left the building. According to Fox News, the very last shipment of Twinkies was shipped to Chicago's Jewel-Osco grocery chain this week. 20,000 boxes of Twinkies, and 5,000 boxes of Ding Dongs, Zingers, and Orange Cupcakes were flying out of the store, in what was dub ... More >>

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    October 25, 2012

    Miami's Best Cookies: Ten Places to Feed Your Sweet Tooth

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 online at Sesame Street's most relatable character, by far, was ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    Hedy Goldsmith Hosting Dessert Party to Fight Children's Cancer

    Miami foodies know Hedy Goldsmith as the Magic City's dessert queen, Michael's Genuine Food & Drink's pastry chef extraordinaire, and creator of mouthwatering twists on childhood favorites like chocolate peanut-butter brownie banana splits, s'more brownies, and buttered-popcorn gelato.Drooling y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend

    Are you ready for the weekend? Of course you're not (because you're not finished reading this list). As part of our loving devotion to you, we've put together the best food-related things to do this weekend and all of them are worth a shot. Oktoberfest is here, so we've got beer. Hedy Goldsmith g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Who Wants a Copy of Hedy Goldsmith's Baking Out Loud?

    We love free stuff. And we know you love free stuff. That's why we're giving away a copy of Hedy Goldsmith's Baking Out Loud. With this giveaway you can guarantee that a copy of Goldsmith's dessert bible is yours before it even hits the retail markets. Your next batch of cookies might just be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Hedy Goldsmith's Baking Out Loud: Book Parties and Video Previews

    Baking Out Loud, Hedy Goldsmith's first book is finally coming out in about a month. The 224-page tome features 80 recipes by the talented executive pastry chef at Michael's Genuine Food & Drink and photographs by Ben Fink.Many of the treats featured in Baking Out Loud are upgraded riffs on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Miami's Top Ten Dog-Friendly Restaurants

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® 2012 online at're everywhere. Four-legged fur babies are out and a ... More >>

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    May 15, 2012

    Trans Fats: New York Bans It, Florida Lets Anybody Use It

    Flickr CCShoppers entering the Fresh Market in Coconut Grove are greeted with vibrant flowers, elegant wooden fixtures and mellow classical music.The bakery section features organized stacks of sugar cookies, fruity pies and loaf cakes, all placed in a very sweet, delicious way.But, if you take a cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Hedy Goldsmith's Cookbook Available For Presale: We Have a Preview

    2012 is turning out to be a good year, indeed, for Michael's Genuine Food & Drink pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith. The modest and talented chef is on her way this weekend to New York City for the annual James Beard Foundation Awards ceremony at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall on Monday, May 7, whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Hedy Goldsmith is a 2012 James Beard Finalist

    ​The 2012 James Beard finalists were recently announced in Las Vegas. South Florida was shut out from most of the categories, with Hedy Goldsmith of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink the only south Florida chef (or restaurant) making it this far in this year's awards process.Chef Goldsmith was na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Diamond Dishes Event is a Home Run (Photos)

    ​The Miami Marlins new ballpark was the venue for what had to have been the most striking (pun intended) event of the 2012 South Beach Wine & Food Festival.The moment guests stepped out of the elevator onto the field level Diamond Club area for cocktails and appetizers, cameras flashed and jaw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Pears With Licorice, Manchego, or Almonds: Hedy Says Try It All!

    Lesley ElliottSeckel pears with pistachio pear baklava, local honeycomb and Greek frozen yogurt.​We know she has sweet and salty sides, which is why her desserts are always such a delight. Even for food aficionados who embrace savory, saving room at Michael's Genuine for executive pastry chef Hedy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Hedy Goldsmith's Macallan 12-Year-Old Sherry Oak Spiced Pecans Recipe

    Laine DossHedy Goldsmith's spiced pecans taste like a crisp fall afternoon.​Earlier this week, we interviewed Michael's Genuine Food & Drink executive pastry chef, Hedy Goldsmith. If you missed the interview, read Part 1 and Part 2. As promised, we're bringing you a recipe from Hedy's kit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Hedy Goldsmith Bakes With Love... And A Little Booze

    Michael's Genuine Food & DrinkHedy Goldsmith is cooking up some lovin' at Michael's Genuine....​Hedy Goldsmith, the executive pastry chef at Michael's Genuine Food & Drink, brings new meaning to the term "take on the day." Goldsmith recently took time out of her busy schedule to chat with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Hedy Goldsmith's Sweet and Salty Sides

    Hedy Goldsmith has a yen for something salty.​The hardest part of interviewing Hedy Goldsmith, the executive pastry chef at Michael's Genuine Food and Drink is getting her to break away from the kitchen for a few minutes. She's a perpetual motion machine. Then again she has to be, because Goldsmit ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011
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    April 22, 2011

    Hedy Goldsmith On Cooking Channel's Unique Sweets This Sunday

    ​Tune in to the Cooking Channel this Sunday, April 24 to catch local pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith in the premiere episode of Unique Sweets, a show that profiles unique desserts in eateries around the country. Goldsmith will appear on the show talking about Momofuku Milk Bar's "crack pie," but that's ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010
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    December 29, 2010

    Ten Best Desserts of 2010

    Lee KleinHedy's dynamo doughnuts at Michael's Genuine​These are the desserts I enjoyed most during the past year. Looking over my list, I can't help but note that three contain bananas, and only one is chocolate-based. I love chocolate desserts, but so often the only restaurant menu choice is the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Hedy Goldsmith's Chocolate Cremoso Recipe

    Ben Fink​As reported yesterday, pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith will be hosting a cooking demo at the Coral Gables Whole Foods this Thursday. Goldsmith will show participants how to make her popular chocolate cremoso. To help you prepare in advance, here's Goldsmith's recipe. If you plan to attend, rem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Hedy Goldsmith To Give Cooking Demo at Whole Foods

    ​Who doesn't love pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith's chocolate cremoso? The creamy, rich chocolate topped with sea salt and olive oil has conquered many palates at Michael's Genuine Food & Drink, and Thursday is our chance to learn how to prepare it.Goldsmith will make her signature dessert at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Blog Watch: Food Trucks, Tostones and Sweets

    via Sugar CaveHedy Goldsmith's cookies​Food for Thought reviews Dim Ssam a Go Go and Jefe's Original.Kitchen Interviews builds a meal around Vietnamese prawn crackers.Tostones! Get a recipe by chef Michael Schwartz at The Genuine Kitchen.Foodalogue throws an African-themed dinner party.Redland Ram ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 19, 2010
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    February 22, 2010

    James Beard Award Semifinalist Interviews: Michael Schwartz and Hedy Goldsmith

    Jackie SayetMichael's Genuine talent.​This week we're interviewing our local culinary superstars up for James Beard Awards. This is the first year that the Foundation has released its "long list" of semifinalists, stretching out the waiting period one more month. On March 22, restaurant and chef f ... More >>

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    February 16, 2010

    The Genuine Kitchen: Roses Are Red... These Cupcakes Are, Too

    Jackie SayetHedy Goldsmith's Red Velvet Cupcake​The Genuine Kitchen column features recipes and tips for your home cooking by James Beard Award-nominated Chef Michael Schwartz and his team at Michael's Genuine Food & Drink. For this installment, Executive Pastry Chef Hedy Goldsmith guest blogs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Weekend Blog Watch: Zen, Ice Cream, Bullets, Burgers, Dirt, and Power

    Food philosophy, simplicity, culinary Zen. [Chadzilla]Eating ice cream in Tel Aviv. [AllPurposeDark]Kitchen Inquisition with Giancarla Bodoni of Escopazza. Cooking osso buco for Gorbachev. [NBCmiami]Six-year-old boy, Italian tourist, catches stray bullet while eating with family at Mai Tardi in Desi ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009

    Where it At: Pecan Pie

    ​What it is: Pecan pie.Sure looks good. Is this the work of Hedy Goldsmith? Does it come from one of our top steak houses?  Where it at?.

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    December 2, 2009

    Hedy Goldsmith's Winning Pear Granita Recipe

    Courtesy of the Pear Board​Hedy Goldsmith, executive pastry chef of Michael's Genuine Food and Drink, has been recognized by Pear Bureau Northwest as its December "Pear Panache" chef of the month for her Pear and Cardamom Granita with Pistachio Pomegranate Biscotti."Chef Goldsmith's granita is a s ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 16, 2008

    Nemo Is Still Swimming on South Beach

    This local stalwart has been afloat since 1995.

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    Big Pink

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    February 26, 2004

    Lunch Will Keep Us Together

    But dinner could tear us apart

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    February 19, 2004

    Restaurant Chefs Are Doing It for Themselves

    There's less of a hunger for sweets makers

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    May 15, 2003


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    Nemo/Shoji Sushi/Big Pink

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