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Hedy Goldsmith

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    March 20, 2014

    Timon Balloo Big Winner at JWU's Zest Awards

    Miami's finest chefs and most enterprising restaurateurs gathered at Johnson & Wales University last evening for the third annual Zest Awards. The awards, which were created in 2012 by the university to recognize leaders in the Miami culinary industry. The awards were presented in six categories ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    1. Jose Mendin of Pubbelly Group

    When it came time to decide who would be on our list of Tastemakers, there was no shortage of opinions around these parts. Battles were waged, sides were taken, and there was blood on the floor. Given all that, it might surprise you to know when it came to ranking our Top 10: Jose Mendin was undispu ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    Critical Mass Miami: Ice Cream Bike, Art Tonight At Critical Mass

    A month ago Miami's first ice cream bicycle debuted at Critical Mass. Well in case you missed it,, tonight's your second chance to witness history. Michael's Genuine line cook Aleric "A.J" Constanin will meet cyclist and restaurant friends at the Government Center pre-bike ride to show off his pimpe ... More >>

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    May 29, 2013

    Mexican Maidens Teach Tequila, Mezcal at Michael's Genuine

    Chicks dig booze. Duh. Otherwise Skinny Girl cocktails and Smirnoff Ice probably wouldn't exist. But for today's women, sweet, cloying cocktail concoctions are becoming a tired cliche. Instead, they're taking up the consumption of serious spirits in record numbers. One local group is all about educ ... More >>

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    May 7, 2013

    Juvia Wins James Beard Award for Outstanding Restaurant Design

    Juvia, the stunning restaurant atop the Herzog & de Meuron-designed structure at 1111 Lincoln Rd. in Miami Beach, was recognized by the James Beard Foundation last night and received the Outstanding Restaurant Design award for spaces 76 seats and over. The restaurant, designed by Alejandro Barrios- ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    O Cinema With Harry's Pizzeria: Marilyn Monroe Pics and Shepherd's Pie This Tuesday

    Dinner and a movie is a pairing as time-worn as bread and butter. But instead of the usual Netflix and Chinese take-out you and the SO have settled into, why not step out for some cultural enrichment and real grub instead? O Cinema's March installment of its OMG Dinner & a Movie will feature a ... More >>

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    March 22, 2013

    Michael Schwartz to Open the Cypress Room March 27 (Photos)

    Michael Schwartz is not a white-tablecloth kind of restaurateur. Michael's Genuine Food & Drink, his flagship place, uses placemats. Harry's Pizzeria, a neighborhood pizza shop, has bare tables. But his fourth restaurant (his third is an outpost of Michael's Genuine in Grand Cayman) has many white ... More >>

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    March 22, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend

    While everyone else in Miami throws on their second pair of neon sequined tutus and triangle bikinis, foodies will be eating their way through the city. This week, James Beard Award nominees Jeff McInnis and Hedy Goldsmithadvanced to the finals, and the proper way to celebrate such pride in our ho ... More >>

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    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 22, 2013

    SoBeWFF's The Q: Paula Deen and a Host of Famous Faces

    The 2013 edition of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival kicked off with Moët Hennessy's the Q, the bash that brings bubbly, barbeque, and famous faces to the beach.Thousands of guests converged under the SoBeWFF party tents to drink good Champagne and hand crafted cocktails and to eat barbeque ... 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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    February 19, 2013

    James Beard Announces 2013 Semifinalists: Miami Gets Several Nods

    The James Beard Foundation has just announced its semifinalists in the restaurant and chef categories for 2013, and South Florida has seven reasons to be very proud.This is actually the beginning of the long road to winning a coveted James Beard Award. The semifinalist list will be whittled down Mar ... More >>

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    December 15, 2012

    Monday's "Dinner with Friends" Will Be Last Of 2012

    Dinner with Friends at Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill is an event that every foodie must experience at least once. Fortunately, this coming Monday, December 17, Sugarcane will once again delight a small group of diners to a gastronomic gala. Unfortunately, it will be the last DwF of the year.We attended a ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    Michael's Genuine Food & Drink Café at Design Miami: The Head Honchos are Running the Show

    It was 3 p.m. on Thursday afternoon and there was a long, winding line at Design Miami. The line, however, wasn't exactly where you'd expect. It wasn't by the entrance, or by the stunning Glithero Perrier-Jouet installation. And it wasn't by the ladies' bathroom, either. This line was at Michael S ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012
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    December 5, 2012

    Happy Repeal Prohibition Day: Miami's Chefs Tell Us Their Favorite Drinks

    If you think government is meddling in your affairs now (we're talking to you, Fox News), you should have been around in the early 20th Century, when Christian organizations and the federal government decided that most of our country's ills -- such as poverty, mental illness, crime, and bad behavior ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Art Basel in Midtown: Where to Eat, See and Be Seen

    The weeklong, orgiastic mash up of artistic intellectual elitism is upon us. On December 5, Art Basel Miami Beach will begin with a VIP preview, also known as a vernissage. It's a quiet affair where only those with buying power are invited inspect what's on exhibit and make their purchases before us ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Miami Book Fair International 2012: Best Food Authors

    It's your month, hungry literati. Tom Wolfe kicked of the Miami Book Fair last night and many great authors are in town. Some of them will speak about food during the event, which stretches from November 11 to 18 at Miami Dade College's Wolfson campus in downtown Miami. 2012 marks the 29th year the ... More >>

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    October 22, 2012

    Om Nom Nom Cookies Launches Kickstarter Campaign

    Miami has its fair share of delectable desserts. From Hedy Goldsmith's homemade Nutter Butters to Icebox Café's Chocolate Delight, we've got enough goodies to keep local dentists on their toes. But there's only one cookie company whipping up sweet treats that bear the distinction of being cruelty-f ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    Celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month at These Five Miami Restaurants

    There are so many spirits in the world, most of which bring to mind the country of origin. There's Scotch, which invokes the misty highlands of Scotland. Vodka brings to mind cold, crisp nights in Russia and Sweden, and tequila reminds us of sun-filled Mexican beaches and wind-swept deserts. And the ... More >>

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    July 18, 2012

    Marcus Samuelsson To Promote New Book at Michael's Genuine

    "Stay invisible unless you're going to shine," is just one piece of kitchen advice from Marcus Samuelsson in his new memoir, "Yes, Chef." Samuelsson has always shined in restaurants, most notably at Aquavit in Manhattan. While cooking there he became the youngest chef to receive a three-star rating ... More >>

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    May 8, 2012

    James Beard Awards Screw Latino Workers

    Last night, as many of our loyal readers watched NBC's The Voice, ABC's Dancing with the Stars, and Travel Channel's No Reservations, a bit of virtual battle was taking place on Twitter. Perhaps a few (likely from the culinary industry) tuned into the live webcast of the James Beard Foundation award ... More >>

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    March 13, 2012

    Jiro Dreams of Sushi and Michael's Genuine: Dinner and a Movie

    ​Jiro Ono is an 85 year-old chef who owns a small 10-seat restaurant tucked away in a Tokyo subway station. This could be the beginning and end of the tale of a man who still works hard long after most people are already retired.What we didn't tell you is that Ono's tiny, unassuming sushi restaura ... More >>

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    February 25, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Hedy Goldsmith and Diet Pepsi Team Up at Trucks on the Beach

    ​Hedy Goldsmith and Diet Pepsi have teamed up for a trucking excursion to the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival. You can catch them at Sunday night's "Trucks on the Beach" event, where Hedy's signature chocolate chunk cookies (with a hint of Maldon salt on top) will be handed out - ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    Thighs and Pies and Slow Food Miami Bring Earth-Friendly Comfort Food to The Barnacle

    dustin.askins via FlickrNot that we know her personally, but it's safe to say Mother Earth believes eating locally grown foods is preferable to munching on stuff picked before it was ripe and shipped 2,000 miles.Slow Food Miami, a chapter of Slow Food USA, is on her side, encouraging people to eat g ... More >>

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    August 3, 2011

    Michael's vs. Tudor House: Battle Of The Lemon-Ricotta Pancakes

    Lee KleinTudor's lemon-ricotta pancakes.​In this corner: Lemon-ricotta pancakes from chef/owner Michael Schwartz and pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith at the iconic restaurant Michael's Genuine Food & Drink.In the opposing corner: A different interpretation of the same pancakes from chefs Geoffrey Za ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011

    Last Night: Pastry Porn and Scotch at Michael's Genuine

    Photos by Paula Niño​​​Last night, in honor of National Scotch Day, Short Order headed over to Michael's Genuine Food & Drink for some seriously old scotch and a tasting of pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith's latest creations.The Macallan brand ambassador Randolph Adams was our host for the even ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    Dinner and a Movie Sold Out, Menu is Released

    Courtesy of O CinemaOMG! will look like this... but with food.​Looks like the early birds caught the local, organically raised worms. Tickets to OMG!, a dinner and movie collaboration between Wynwood's O Cinema and Michael's Genuine Food & Drink, are officially sold-out.Notwithstanding the cri ... More >>

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    March 25, 2011

    Sony Ericsson Open: $1,200 for First-Class Chow

    Sony Ericcson Open But where are the peanuts and Cracker Jacks?​At most sporting events you can satisfy your hunger with a few hot dogs, some peanuts and a beer.But tennis is not like most sporting events. First of all, the spectators dress and resemble the players so much that sometimes it ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011

    Advice for Aspiring Chefs: Keep Your Head Down

    Chef Tim Love of Lonesome Dove Western Bistro and The Love Shack (Fort Worth, TX)​Whenever I interview chefs, I like to ask them what advice they would give to newcomers. Maybe it's because cooking is an increasingly sought after and (for a few) prestigious occupation. Here is some advice from che ... More >>

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    February 15, 2011

    Michael's Genuine Food Cookbook Giveaway

    ​Finally, it's out today. We're talking about Michael Schwartz's cookbook, Michael's Genuine Food.If the jacket is any indication, Schwartz can already count people like Emeril Lagasse, Gail Simmons, and Daniel Boulud as fans of his simple-looking but packed-with-flavor recipes. The James Beard Aw ... More >>

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    January 24, 2011

    Photos: Delicious Local Confections From Fairchild's Fifth Annual Chocolate Festival

    The crowds demanded chocolate!​Fairchild's fifth annual chocolate festival this past weekend went, pleasantly, as most of the other Garden's events do -- a themed excuse to buy festival foods and trinkets, of course, check out the gardens. The only downside was the day we attended, Saturday, was m ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    Go Gaga for Chocolate at Fairchild Tropical Garden's 5th Annual Chocolate Festival

    courtesy Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden​For as long as it's existed, chocolate has been revered. Rich, smooth, creamy; however you like to consume it, it sooths and stimulates, comforts and warms. How does one not like chocolate? For three days starting Friday, about 12,000 people will show th ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010
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    September 14, 2010

    Free Dessert Day Tomorrow!

    Photo by Scott Schafer/BravoThe judges of Top Chef Just Desserts: Johnny Iuzzini, Gail Simmons, Hubert Keller, and Dannielle Kyrillos.​This just in: Tomorrow is Free Dessert Day, sponsored by Bravo and OpenTable in honor of the show Top Chef Just Desserts premiering at 11 p.m. What does this mean ... More >>

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    July 14, 2010

    Michael's Genuine Doughnuts

    Lee Klein​Ode To Hedy Goldsmith's Orange Creamsicle Pot d'Creme Doughnuts at Michael's ($9):Giving in to Hedy's doughnutsIs like surrendering to lust.You just must.Michael's Genuine Food & Drink130 NE 40th St., Miami305-573-5550

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    April 6, 2010

    Michael's Genuine Food Cart on the Move

    Michael's Genuine's food cart.​The Michael's Genuine food cart, which made its debut last month, will make two appearances this week. Tomorrow, April 7, Michael Schwartz and his foodie pushcart will be at the Roots in the City grand opening ceremony. This nonprofit organization is all about bringi ... More >>

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    March 17, 2010

    Food News Roundup: Competition, Hedy Goldsmith, Robbery, and Marlins Stadium

    There's a new food blog in town and they want to give you a Miami culinary tour. [OnlinePR]Miami-based Benihana may get bought out. [Riptide]MGFD's pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith joins "World's Largest Girlfriends Getaway" at Loews Miami Beach Hotel. [PRweb]Miami Lakes convenience store robbed for $50,0 ... More >>

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    February 25, 2010
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    February 22, 2010

    Kris Wessel Interview, Part One

    ​Kris Wessel, a tall, lanky New Orleans native, is Miami's blue-collar superstar chef. He looks and acts it -- a laid-back demeanor, a hard work ethic, and a no-nonsense, populist approach to dining. His acclaimed Red Light Little River was carved from a ruinous space wedged in a formerly seedy mo ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Sam Gorenstein, Hedy Goldsmith and Eos James Beard 2010 Award Semifinalists

    Photo by Jacob KatelBLT Steak's Sam Gorenstein is a semifinalist for Rising Star Chef of the Year.​In anticipation of the nominees set to be announced March 22 in New Orleans, the James Beard Foundation has revealed the 2010 semifinalists for its Restaurant and Chef Awards -- and Miami is definite ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    The Genuine Kitchen: Hedy Goldsmith is Sweet on Basil Ice Cream

    James Beard Award-nominated Chef Michael Schwartz of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink brings his knowledge to your home cooking with a new column, The Genuine Kitchen. A guest blogger for this installment, Michael's Genuine Executive Pastry Chef Hedy Goldsmith shares a recipe and thoughts on basil ... More >>

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    October 12, 2009

    Bacon Makes Dessert Better: Peanut Butter Brittle and Maple Pecan Ice Cream

    Jackie SayetBringing home the Sir Francis Bacon.​Everyone's buzzing on bacon.  Drinkable (like in the case of "Bakon" vodka) and munchable, is there ever an occasion when getting some belly in your belly is not ok?My Achilles' heel is particularly, and often, pierced in Hedy Goldsmith's pastr ... More >>

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