Iron Chef

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Morimoto South Beach: Raw Fish Galore and Dangerous Cocktails (Photos)

    One of the world's most famous chefs, Iron Chef Masharu Morimoto is opening a restaurant at the renovated Shelborne Wyndham South Beach next week. The Japanese master has been preparing for service in the Magic City by giving fellow chefs and industry peers a taste of his menu. Short Order was invi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    The Drawing Room: Albert Trummer to Bring "Cocktail Prescriptions" to South Beach

    Albert Trummer's Drawing Room Bar & Lounge is scheduled to open at the Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach in October 2014. This lounge, along with Morimoto South Beach, is destined to put the resort on Miami's culinary map. Trummer, an Austrian-born mixologist, has worked with some of the best che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    3. Michelle Bernstein: Miami's Culinary Darling

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue is here. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's culinary all-stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city a unique flav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Mix It Up With Morimoto and Robert Irvine Doing Karaoke (VIDEO)

    Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto hosted his first late-night SOBEWFF event last night, and it was a hit -- a part pool party, part late night market. Asian delicacies from top Miami restaurants were served, poolside karaoke with a cameo by a Food Network stars happened, along with flowing sake cocktail ... More >>

  • 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

    March 15, 2013

    Geoffrey Zakarian's Star-Studded SoBeWFF Radio Broadcast Airs Tonight

    The tents have been taken down for another year and the 2013 edition of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival is but a memory. There is, however, one way to relive the magic made when you get some of the world's funniest and most talented chefs together in one city and add some alcohol.During the f ... 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

    October 1, 2012

    Todd English, Chile Olive Oil and the World's Best Polenta

    With a Todd English-inspired menu, copious amounts of extra virgin olive oil and a SoHo Beach House backdrop -- it's hard to feel anything but blessed. So despite some surprising service flaws, Chile Olive Oil's intimate dinner last week was a rousing treat for the taste buds. Designed to showcase ... 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

    February 26, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Anne Burrell Tipsy When She Arrived for Lunch?

    We don't know for sure if she was in fact toasted upon arrival to her own event. Anne Burrell brought fun to the table so, who cares? Yesterday, we took part in the Barilla-sponsored interactive lunch with the Iron Chef season four runner-up. Was the food good? Well, that depended on who was cooking ... 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

    June 17, 2011

    Mister Collins Brings New Life to Bal Harbour Dining

    Lesley ElliottChunks of first grade tuna are served with a side of crispy fried yucca chips. ​Bal Harbour offers a measly array of restaurants for the walking wallets who live there. For years, La Goulue and Caffe Da Vinci fueled pre-shopping lunches and family dinners, but now it seems resta ... 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

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007
  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007

    Barton G.'s Molecular Experiment Goes Bust

    Always hungry Barton G. Weiss of Barton G. The Restaurant is South Florida's most ambitious restauranteur, constantly working with his chefs to develop outrageously clever menus and eye-popping presentations, only to revamp and start again the next season with newly brilliant concepts and concoctio ... More >>

  • 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


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  • Culture

    May 11, 2000

    Dawn of the Dead

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