Iron Chef

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    September 16, 2014

    Morimoto South Beach to Open October 1

    Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto has finally picked a date for the opening of his Miami Beach restaurant. Morimoto South Beach opens October 1 at the newly renovated Shelborne Wyndham South Beach Hotel. See also: Iron Chef Morimoto to Open Restaurant at Shelborne South Beach

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    August 1, 2014

    Iron Fork 2014: The Sounds, the Sights, and the Bites

    Shameless plug alert: The Botran Rum, Chilean wine, and Stella Artois were flowing freely last night at Miami New Times' Iron Fork kicking off two months of Miami Spice. Now that the bills have been paid let's move on to the real action: the food. Among the endless array of options were a few stan ... More >>

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    June 9, 2014

    Coral Gables Restaurant Week Begins Today: Meal Deals, Classes, and More

    Coral Gables Restaurant Week begins today, offering Miami residents dining deals at 35 area restaurants. Similar to Miami Spice, restaurants offer locals the opportunity to dine at a discount by featuring prix fixe lunch, dinner, and even brunch deals for the duration of the event, which continues t ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014

    Kareem Anguin of Oceanaire Seafood Room Talks Brunch, Seafood, and Miami Dining

    It has been nearly three years since 32-year-oldKareem Anguin took over the reigns at the Oceanaire Seafood Room in Brickell, earning him the title of youngest executive chef at a Landry's-owned restaurant. Short Order was recently invited to try out Oceanaire's newly launched Sunday brunch, and w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Iron Chef Morimoto to Open Restaurant at Shelborne South Beach

    After years of wishful rumors and hopeful murmurs, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto is officially setting up shop in Miami. And, as with many new endeavors, the announcement was made surreptitiously via Craigslist. An ad posted to the site yesterday announces his new outpost at the Shelborne Wyndham Gra ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    Dena Marino on Home Economics, MC Kitchen, and Her Advice For Aspiring Chefs

    For Dena Marino, everything changed after her first home economics class. It was in that unlikely place -- in a football-crazed high school in a middling city near the Jersey shore -- that the petite blonde had an epiphany. She wanted to become a chef. It didn't come as a total surprise. Growing up ... More >>

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    August 1, 2013
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    June 4, 2013

    Ten Things I Learned in Eleanor Hoh's Wok Star Cooking Class

    I'm not much of a cook. Wait, that's an understatement. My cooking skills include the ability to scramble an egg white and mash an avocado. This is a sad state of affairs, considering my mother is a chef and I'm a vegetarian (which leads to a lot of obvious food restrictions). I should cook. A lot. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Chef Wheeler del Torro, Author of Django Unchained Cookbook, to Take on Luther Campbell in Chef Battle

    Chef Wheeler del Torro will take on Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell in an Iron Chef-style battle. It all goes down March 16 at 7 p.m. (smack dab in the middle of Winter Music Conference) at the Shore Club. The event is part of chef del Torro's daylong business boot camp where he teaches budding entrepr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    SoBeWFF 2013 Events Everyone's Talking About

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. A look at the full events lineup of the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival can be dizzying. There are more celebrity chefs than you can shake a ladle at and more ... More >>

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    February 21, 2013

    Geoffrey Zakarian Talks Star-Studded Radio Show, BBQ, and a Miami Restaurant

    Chef, restaurateur, and Food Network personality Geoffrey Zakarian is working hard -- and playing hard at this year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival.Zakarian, who makes the trip to Miami each year with his wife, Margaret, is appearing at multiple festival events, hosting a magnificent A-list i ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012
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    September 4, 2012

    Japanese Iron Chef Comeback On Fuji TV

    Do you remember watching Japanese Iron Chef with English subtitles? It was the best. Sometimes the Cooking Channel and Food Network air old reruns late at night when they think no one is watching (pfft... we're awake to notice). Still, it's something of a forgotten treasure.Luckily, a remake of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Best of Miami 2012 - Best Japanese Restaurant: Makoto

    ​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 issue June 12 online and June 14 in newsstands.Best Japanese RestaurantMakoto9700 Collins ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Urban Beach Week: Top Ten South Beach Eats

    This one goes out to all the weekend transplants arriving today to spend the weekend in our home city.Bienvenidos a Miami, y'all!We realize Miami has a way of being quite the sassy pants when it comes to Memorial Day Weekend -- for that, we apologize. But lucky for you, we've compiled a snazzy list ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival Cheap Seats: Tickets Under $100

    ​Although the South Beach Wine & Food Festival is still a month away, the time to get those tickets is now. Indeed, some of the more popular events are sold out. You've already missed the meaty Burger Bash, BBQ & The Blues hosted by Food Network's "Iron Chef" Michael Symon, and Paula Deen' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Newly Crowned Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian Admits He Loves Microwaves

    Food NetworkVictory is sweet and savory.After Sunday night's epic holiday meal battle in Kitchen Stadium against chef Elizabeth Falkner, Geoffrey Zakarian -- who recently opened the Tudor House restaurant in South Beach -- prevailed using the secret ingredients as his allies (beef crown roast, candy ... More >>

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    October 29, 2011

    Iron Chef America Watch Party at Tudor House on Sunday

    Food NetworkRoot for the home team - Zakarian is throwing a party at Tudor House​The season four premiere of Food Network's Iron Chef America is October 30th at 9 p.m. Alton Brown hosts the weekly chef-on-chef competition.This year's contestants read like a culinary who's who, with ten celebrity c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Ralph Pagano, Former Iron Chef Contestant, Leaving STK Miami

    Former Hell's Kitchen and Iron Chef contestant Ralph Pagano to leave STK for Gulfstream​Rumor has it that celebrity chef Ralph Pagano, who's been chef de cuisine at South Beach's swanky STK restaurant inside the Gansevoort Miami Beach for the last year, just put in his two-week notice on Monday. T ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011

    Ritz-Carlton South Beach Executive Chef Bernd Schmitt Focuses On Quality Ingredients

    Ritz Carlton​Executive chef Bernd Schmitt recently joined SoBe's Ritz-Carlton as the voice behind the hotel's entire culinary enterprise -- from in-room dining to the banquet program, to Bistro One LR, DiLido Beach Club, and the Lapidus Lounge.We sat down with Chef Schmitt to find out what his pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Top Five Food Festival Etiquette Faux Pas

    Lesley ElliottThe tents at last year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival. ​It seems premature to say that the South Beach Wine & Food Festival is already a subject of talk about town, but they recently released the 2012 line-up, and we already spoke to Lee Schrager to get the inside scoop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Beer with Caffeine, Censored, and 9000 Years Old at Total Wine

    ​Total Wine and More in North Miami, a mecca for all things booze and booze related. For beer lovers, the best thing about this place is not only the incredible selection, but also that any beer can be bought by the bottle, meaning you'll be able to cram six totally different experiences into each ... More >>

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    June 24, 2011

    Michael's Genuine Celebrates Summer Wines

    Michael's Genuine Food & Drink​Owner and Executive Chef Michael Schwartz and his hard-working sommelier Eric Larkee (who has been with Design District pioneer Michael's Genuine since 2009), are hosting a wine pairing dinner built completely around what they term "summer's most versatile gra ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 9, 2011
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    June 7, 2011

    Best Of Miami Teaser: Best New Restaurant

    1500° at the Eden Roc The tomato salad at 1500°, made with local burrata.​Next Thursday, our New Times Best of Miami edition will once again name more than 350 of the finest restaurants, hottest clubs, most delightful diversions, and top places to shop till you drop dead as a zombie."The ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    Makoto Talks About His Bal Harbour Restaurant Opening This Sunday

    Chef Makoto Okuwa​This coming Sunday, March 27, marks the opening of Makoto at the Bal Harbour Shops. "Makoto Okuwa worked for us at Morimoto in Philadelphia and New York," explains Stephen Starr (who is known locally for Steak 954 in Fort Lauderdale, but whose restaurant group includes a host of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Cooking Channel Morphing Into Food Network 2 Quicker Than Expected

    You didn't think Cooking Channel would stay Rachel Ray-less, did you?​When it started, we gave the Cooking Channel one year -- two year, tops -- before Scripps Network would decide it wasn't a big cash cow. Not because we don't relish the though of a high-end version from the Food Network, but bec ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    Biltmore Boot Camp: From Novice Nosher to Culinary Expert

    Photo by Riki AltmanNothing scares this kitchen crew any more.Yesterday, we introduced you to Biltmore Culinary Academy's raison d'etre. Today we're gonna break down what we learned. Yeah, buddy, we got mad skillz now.

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    September 30, 2010
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    September 17, 2010

    STK Miami: Ralph Pagano, Former Reality Show Contestant, Takes the Helm

    Former Hell's Kitchen contestant Ralph Pagano takes the helm of STK's Miami outpost.​Out with the old and in with the new...STK has just made a switch in its culinary department. The ONE Group and Chef Alberto Cabrera have parted ways and are now welcoming Chef Ralph Pagano to the team. No strange ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Headless Pei Pa Duck at PK Oriental in Miami's Chinatown

    Photo by Christina Staalstrom​It's 9.26 a.m. on Saturday and this crazy foodie is sitting in a car outside PK Oriental Market waiting for the "open" light to click on. As the clock approaches 9:30, the metal doors are pulled back and a smiling face beckons eager shoppers to come in.When ente ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010

    Donatella Arpaia Makes Cooking Look Glam at Book Launch Event

    Courtesy of the authorDonatella cooks​It's just about every guy's dream to have a woman cook for him, but when that woman has a banging bod and wears stilettos while sautéing, well that will just about put any heavy testosterone-toter over the edge. So it was with great pleasure that many local g ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010
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    December 30, 2009

    How Does Cork Tenderize Octopus?

    The long answer:An acquaintance of mine recently raved about a Mediterranean-style octopus dish she had at Talula. It was called "cork-braised" octopus, so her natural question to me, Mr. Restaurant Reviewer, was what effect the cork had. I answered confidently and forthrightly, as reviewers are sup ... More >>

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    December 7, 2009

    American Idol for Amateur Cooks: Casting Call in Miami Announced for New Gordon Ramsay Series, Master Chef

    Fox BroadcastingDo you have the bollocks?​First there was the original kitchen battle from Japan, Iron Chef.  Then came Food Network's Iron Chef America, Fox's Hell's Kitchen, and Bravo's Top Chef series; Top Chef Masters soon followed.  You would think the pot has boiled over, but no!&n ... More >>

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    September 17, 2009
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    July 14, 2009

    Eat Something French Today to Commemorate Bastille Day, Because You Know They Each Ate a Hot Dog on July Fourth

    Disney Louis the Chef from The Little Mermaid... Disney is evil!Ok, well maybe they didn't barbecue out back or light up the city in fireworks on the Fourth of July...  But the people who brought you such culinary classics as Jacques Pépin, Le Cordon Bleu, les poissons, ... More >>

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    February 20, 2009

    Save The Date: Cooking with Michelle Bernstein

    Mark Tuesday, March 10th in indelible ink and reserve now if you fancy the chance to cook with Miami star chef Michelle Bernstein: Bernstein will be demonstrating recipes from her new book Cuisine a Latina that night for a Miami Slow Food event sponsored by Whole Foods. In case you've had your head ... More >>

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    February 20, 2009

    Paul and Young Ron Take on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival

    Inveterate radio jocks Paul Castronovo and Ron Brewer of Big 105.9 and 97.9 got all up in the SoBe Wine & Food Fest's businazz this morning, hosting an Iron Chef style cooking challenge live from the Fontainebleau (holy crap, did I spell that correctly?). The pair tested their cooking skills aga ... More >>

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    January 6, 2009

    Dinner at Morimoto Sushi Bar

    Ever since Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto unveiled his latest restaurant, Morimoto, in Boca Raton Resort & Club, Short Order has been dying to go. I mean, the man is an Iron Chef, both on the original Japanese program and the new Food Network creation, Iron Chef America, and this restaurant, a simp ... More >>

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    December 15, 2008

    An Interview With Ted Allen

    C. StilesNectar Lounge at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek was host to the Christmas-ey dessert party, Sweet Dreams, this weekend. The event featured a huge spread of sugary cakes, candies, flash-frozen ice cream, and dessert sushi, which you can check out by viewing our slide show. But it also fea ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    Ted Allen Tonight at Nectar

    A reminder to all you forgetful foodies out there: Tonight and tomorrow, Queer Eye For the Straight Guy and Iron Chef America alum Ted Allen will be at Nectar Lounge in  Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, signing copies of his latest cookbook, The Food You Want to Eat: 100 Smart, Simple Recipes. Th ... More >>

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    August 23, 2007

    Hey, Good-Lookin’

    Govind Armstrong’s got something cookin’

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    April 19, 2007
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    April 6, 2006
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    March 2, 2006

    Crazy Delicious

    The festival disappoints slightly, MIAMIntelligence tanks, Aquabooty continues to rock

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    July 28, 2005

    Comfort Food

    Miami's best chefs cook for charity

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    August 19, 2004

    Spatula Quest

    Roaming chef, culinary warrior

  • Dining

    May 22, 2003

    Long Live Chilean Sea Bass!

    Stop eating that endangered fish!

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    July 12, 2001

    Side Dish

    Intrepid new eateries

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