Horacio Rivadero

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Pop-Tarts, Pop-Ups, and Brunch

    It's another Friday and this weekend's theme is all about the pop-up...and brunch (because there's no such thing as a weekend without a few mimosas). It's a good time to try out the new pop-ups in town and, because we're into instant gratification, we're inviting you to start the weekend immediatel ... More >>

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    July 30, 2014

    Iron Fork 2014: Ten Dishes You Need to Try (And Last Chance for Discount Tickets)

    New Times' Iron Fork Miami Spice Kickoff, presented by the Miami Downtown Development Authority is tomorrow and the Hyatt Regency in downtown Miami will be abuzz with hundreds of people enjoying food and drink by Miami's best restaurants. If you've already got your tickets, we'll see you there. If ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    James Beard Finalists Announced: Miami Snubbed

    No need to book a trip to New York City for the 2014 James Beard Foundation's awards gala on May 5th, because there will be no South Florida chefs or restaurateurs to root for when the awards are announced. The James Beard finalists were announced yesterday and not one Miami connection was among th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    James Beard 2014 Semifinalists Announced: Miami Talent Included

    The James Beard Foundation has announced the semifinalists for the 2014 Restaurant and Chef award categories today, and a smattering of Miami culinary professionals made the list. The total number of South Florida semifinalists for 2014 is five, down from last year's seven. The announcement took pl ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 2, 2014
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    December 31, 2013

    The District Serves the Best Lechón in Buena Vista

    For Miami, Nuevo Latino cuisine is a comfort food of sorts. Chefs take the ingredients we know -- the stuff we grew up on -- and cook them in ways that would make our mamas proud. Once mashed into our baby food, malanga is now deep-fried, shaped into shells, and piled with togarashi and raw tuna. Yu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    The District Miami, Coming in October to the Design District

    A restaurant opening in Miami is about as commonplace as a bad driver. The District Miami, whose website is "cooking soon," is merging local history with pan-American flavors for a taste of the Americas in the Magic City. It is the brainchild of managing partner Alexander Ringleb (Casa Tua and DeV ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    Top Restaurant Closings of 2012 in Miami

    In 2012, many notable eateries closed up shop. In some cases, we shed a tear as we watched them go. In others, well, our bets had been placed for quite a while. (Sustain Restaurant & Bar was just a few sad, happy hours away from my late-April wager.) This past year, most losses were felt in the Des ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Horacio Rivadero Pops-Up Again with The Blacksmith Saloon, The Dining Room Still On Hold

    See also: The Dining Room Closes, Re-Opens Tomorrow As "Pop-Up at Vesper", and August 2012 Restaurant Openings & Closings. Horacio Rivadero has moved around a lot lately -- more than usual, anyway. In the past, Rivadero split his time as Executive Chef at both OLA at the Sanctuary Hotel and Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Horacio Rivadero's Tips on Cooking Like an Inspired Restaurant Chef

    All photos by Emily CodikSick and tired of those dull, home-cooked dinners of buttered pasta? Instead, try following the advice of Horacio Rivadero, executive chef of The Dining Room in South Beach. With his advice, you can develop an inspired recipe of your very own.Chef Rivadero believes that trul ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 14, 2011
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    March 29, 2011

    The Dining Room Packs Charm and Taste Onto Little Plates and Into a Tiny Space

    via The Dining Room​Appropriately nestled south of Fifth, in South Beach, The Dining Room is the two-month old, intimately-sized restaurant of OLA owner Brian Lieberman. Pulling double duty between Lieberman's kitchens is The Dining Room's executive chef, Horacio Rivadero. Sous chef, Christi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    OLA's Polished Staff and Artful Ceviche Shine

    John ZurCeviche at OLA.​Tucked away inside the Sanctuary Hotel in Miami Beach, OLA is tidy in name, appearance, and cuisine. Chef and owner Douglas Rodriguez, or "El Jefe" as the menu refers to him, oversees the menu with executive chef Horacio Rivadero, who kindly came out of the kitchen and invi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    The Dining Room Is Too Expensive

    The Dining Room recently opened in the small space south of Fifth Street, where La Locanda used to be before moving next door. Over the years, a few different restaurants have been in this location, each serving the neighborhood well by offering ethnic fare (usually French), in an informal setting, ... More >>