The restaurant industry basically runs on booze and cigarettes, so it's no surprise that most chefs have more than a little knowledge when it comes to libations. Pair a trained palate with a taste for craft brews -- and you've got yourself some serious experts on all things beer.
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People often say Miami isn't quite part of the South. Yet Magic City chefs put out the best food at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Southern Brunch at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel late Sunday morning, even if they didn't have the longest lines.
A little more than an hour into the event Em ... More >>
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 bestof.voiceplaces.com.If you decide to go on a hunt for Miami's best chicken w ... More >>
>After a laborious 365 days, we owe it to ourselves to let loose this Labor Day.
In the spirit of making things the least laborious possible (it is called Labor Day for a reason), we've compiled a list of places where you can call in and pick up your Q.
Think of it as Labor Day drive-thru.
Restaurants have always been part of a community's charitable scene, usually by either hosting fundraisers or donating gift certificates to be used in charity auctions. But we've been seeing a new wave of philanthropy in restaurants that we hope to see much more of. Restaurants have been increasingl ... More >>
For decades, talent scouts and filmmakers have scoured our tropical city in search of beautiful faces attached to perfect tanned bodies. It's true that Miami has more than its fair share of perfection in human form. But we also have talent and brains to go with that beauty.Take local chefs, Robyn Al ... More >>
Macaroni and cheese. What began as an inexpensive school cafeteria lunch for most of us has turned into an adult's obsession: the search for the ultimate dish of firm noodles engulfed in creamy béchamel sauce and topped with a layer of golden-brown cheese.Though the classic mac 'n' cheese consis ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanYes, that would be a [bleep]ing fabulous, [bleep]ing glazed bun you're drooling over.Trying to cut back on cursing in front of the kiddies? Good luck avoiding that while you take a bite into Howie Kleinberg's new take on the Luther burger. "Holy [bleep]!", "Damn, this is [blee ... More >>
Howie Kleinberg, the forceful and ambitious chef known to all as the "Bulldog" persona from Top Chef, is expanding his Bulldog Barbecue empire. The North Miami eatery popular with the university crowd keeps drawing them in with North Carolina barbecue baby back ribs and pulled pork. Later this mo ... More >>
Courtesy of gastroPodCollege students and those of us living on a budget have long known that art openings often provide an opportunity for gratis hors d'oeuvres and fancy drinks. Starving artists need to eat sometime, right?Art Basel week is an entirely different creature, of course, and it's on ... More >>
The new cookbook from the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. Short Order got our hands on an advanced copy of the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Cookbook: Recipes and Behind-the-Scenes Stories from America's Hottest Chefs. Penned by Festival guru Lee Brian Schrager, the 256- ... More >>
If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Café Bites dining newsletter, here's a taste of what you're missing. Click here to subscribe.Chef Howie KleinbergHowie Kleinberg's Bulldog Barbecue makes worshipping at the church Howard Cosell built more convivial with an economical roster of hearty, mas ... More >>
Yes! Pasta!, a "healthy, fast, casual, semi self-service restaurant" has opened at 14871 Biscayne Blvd. in North Miami Beach (formerly Pasha's). Focus is on made-to-order pastas -- you choose from seven types of noodles, 15 sauces, and poultry, seafood, or vegetable add-ins. Panini and salads ... More >>
Jacob Katel Former Top Chef contestant Howie Kleinberg has a restaurant in North Miami called Bulldog Barbecue (15400 Biscayne Boulevard). Short Order ran into Howie last night at Taste of the Nation, an event that tours the country raising money to end childhood hunger in America. We asked him s ... More >>
Local Dining Out Spokesman Chef Howie Kleinberg of Bulldog BarbecuePostpone that TV dinner you had planned for this evening--it's time to call and make reservations at your favorite upscale restaurant.Tonight is "Dine Out and Save Lives" night, sponsored by Care Resource, South Florida's largest and ... More >>
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 >>