Iron Chef

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Chefs

    Chefs love talking about one another. They discuss talent. They obsess over who cooks better, who lacks integrity, who sold out, who travels looking for recipes to replicate. They talk about hype. They chat about expectations. They know what their colleagues are cooking. They have opinions about eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    Anne Burrell Talks Karaoke, Diamond Dishes, and Women in the Biz

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. Anne Burrell is the Food Network's bubbly, blond ambassador of good times and great eats. A frequent face on the network, she's taken turns on Iron Chef America and Best Thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Robert Irvine Wants to Engage You at Party Impossible

    ​Robert Irvine is the buff star of Food Network's Restaurant: Impossible, taking miserably failing restaurants and turning them into success stories. He's also the subject of many photographs at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, most memorably last year when he provided his back as transpo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Interview: Luis Padilla Gets the 10

    Chef Luis Padilla​Luis Padilla, the executive chef behind The Grill on the Alley in Aventura, was once sous chef at Bruschetta & Co., before honing his culinary expertise at various South Florida eateries, most notably Mark's Las Olas and Seasons 52. But Padilla remembers the day when h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Behind the Line: La Marea at the Tides South Beach

    Jacob KatelLa Marea's executive chef, Gonzalo Rivera, in the kitchen.​Chef Gonzalo Rivera says Miami is on its way to becoming a real food city. The well-traveled Michael Mina protégé from Northern Cali says, "Homestead is the new California."Rivera is from Chico, "about an hour north of Sacrame ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Interview: Andrea Curto-Randazzo Gets The 10

    Chef Andrea Curto-Randazzo​Now here's a gal who really knows her way around a kitchen: Chef Andrea Curto-Randazzo of Talula. She co-owns and co-cooks with husband Frank Randazzo and has been since June 2003, dishing up eclectic eats inspired by Italy, Asia and the Southwest. They labeled their sty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Interview: Sean Brasel Gets The 10

    Sean Brasel​Sean Brasel is the chef/co-owner of Miami Beach's sultry steakhouse known appropriately as Meat Market. The restaurant sits in the space formerly occupied by Jonathan Eismann's Pacific Time [You know it's now in the Design District, right? Yeah. Thought so.] and, seemingly, being there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Interview: Chef Tim Andriola Gets The 10

    Tim Andriola​No use rehashing all of Chef Tim Andriola's background info, since Katel did a fine job of that in his blog post, so let's just remind everyone that this popular guy is and has been co-owner of Timó in Sunny Isles Beach since its inception in 2003. He previously kept diners happy for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Area 31's John Critchley Gets The 10...

    Chef John Critchley​Executive chef John Critchley of Area 31 at Epic seems to be a man of few words--as is evidenced by his interview below--but perhaps that's because his focus is more on action, nowadays. As a matter of fact, on November 20, he'll present a donation check to the Marine Mamm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Todd English Gets the 10

    Come to us Todd.​Still not announcing any concrete plans to move into our neighborhood, Todd English continues to make us swoon from afar. Now that he's got da Campo Osteria in Fort Lauderdale, Figs in Palm Beach Gardens, and Wild Olives coming to Boca in the old Opus 5 location (oooh--was I suppo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007
  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007
  • Dining

    April 6, 2006

    Inside Edition

    Behind the line at Miami’s hottest new restaurant

  • Culture

    February 23, 2006

    Food for Thought

    Celebrity chefs set the stage for a show of sustenance

  • News

    January 12, 2006


    A would-be supermodel takes a shot at Miamis beauty agents

  • Culture

    May 11, 2000

    Dawn of the Dead

    Sci Fi's brilliant good vs. evil is a corpse in search of a burial