Hey there, tour guide. Looking to show your out-of-towners a good time? Frozen drinks at Wet Willie's sure sound like fun. How about Cuban sandwiches at Versailles and Sunday brunch on Lincoln Road? Or, perhaps, a drive to the Everglades for fried alligator. Yes, it's gamey. Yes, it tastes like chic ... More >>
Michael Schwartz is not a white-tablecloth kind of restaurateur. Michael's Genuine Food & Drink, his flagship place, uses placemats. Harry's Pizzeria, a neighborhood pizza shop, has bare tables.
But his fourth restaurant (his third is an outpost of Michael's Genuine in Grand Cayman) has many white ... More >>
Eating fried chicken is no tidy affair. Golden brittle breading bursts after a gentle nibble. Bits of crust cascade beneath your chin. Juices flow. Fingers glisten. Lips gleam. (Call this gloss pollo frito; it sure as hell beats Chanel.)
In Miami, a city brimming with restaurants of diverse ethnici ... More >>
Bill Telepan, chef at the Upper West Side restaurant Telepan in New York City, dedicates his time outside the kitchen to Wellness in the Schools, an organization focused on inspiring nutritious eating and fitness in public schools across the country.
You may have seen Telepan, alongside the organiz ... More >>
If you were to look back at the restaurants openings of 2012 in Miami, you might notice a bit of a trend. Our epicurean vista has evolved and diversified.
We are now home to more mid-priced, chef-driven eateries: Surfside gained a deli; South Beach has a ceviche joint run by a James Beard nominee; ... More >>
To say Miami's Toro Toro is the product of an ambitious game plan is an understatement. James Beard Award-nominated chef Richard Sandoval's expansive empire includes 34 eateries, with U.S. locations in California, Arizona, Colorado, New York, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. He also owns a fast-casual ... More >>
Art Basel Miami Beach is about a month away. So it's time to stop day-dreaming about Mike Kelly's cuddly stuffed animals from last year's Tony Shafrazi booth. It's time to start making dinner reservations, before all the out-of-towners shun us from our favorite eateries.
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Hugh Acheson joins the ever-growing list of guest chefs to take over Michael Schwartz's Harry's Pizzeria for a pop-up dinner.Acheson, who received two James Beard awards this year (for best chef southeast and for his cookbook, A New Turn in the South) will bring his Atlanta-based Empire State ... More >>
Read also "Michy's Queen Scores with Sra. Martinez (2/26/2009)," "Michelle Bernstein to Leave the Omphoy" (Clean Plate Charlie) and "Fratelli Lyon Closes in Design District."Short Order has confirmed that Michelle Bernstein and her husband/partner David Martinez will close their celebrated Sra. Mart ... More >>
Bookstores, coffee shops, the gorgeous library, John Irving at Town Hall, Pike Place Market, bicycle rides, ferry rides, and food food food. That was the Seattle itinerary. Yesterday's post provided a few snapshots of some of the street snacks sampled during our trip. Today it's mostly a look at a f ... More >>
How well can a person get to know a city in one week? Let me answer by saying this: Seattle is one of the sunniest places I've ever been; I doubt folks living there even know what a cloud looks like. And the reuben sandwich I ate at the shop pictured above? Best sandwich in Seattle! Or at least as g ... More >>
via Flickr CCSustain Restaurant Bar has developed a brand synonymous with greener eating. Deconstructed branches line its walls and lamps in natural shapes light up its vast open space, all contributing to a signature earthy feel. The menu lists ingredients with sources and location, and the resta ... More >>
In the last few days, Short Order has published several posts excoriating Miami Dade College's new Tuyo restaurant for not hiring college students. I stand behind those articles.I want to make clear, though, the place is just getting started. We will review it after it's a little more established ... More >>
Photo by Laine DossWhat was the impetus behind the departure of executive chef Daniel Ganem from Kane Steakhouse in South Beach? Matthew Glazier, president of The Glazier Group and co-owner of Kane, candidly told Short Order, "We weren't
happy with what was coming out of the kitchen. We saw the ... More >>
The Dutch, opening in Miami, will have more of an airy vibe than its New York counterpart.New York restaurateurs chef Andrew Carmellini, Josh Pickard and Luke Ostrom are bringing SoHo's The Dutch to the W Hotel South Beach.The trio is partnering with Karim Masri and Nicola Siervo, who own and ope ... More >>
Chef Allen SusserChef Allen Susser says he'll be be closing the doors to the Aventura eatery that bears his name. The restaurant has been in operation since 1986."Twenty-five years has passed, the lease was up, and it was time to make a decision," said Susser, who is 54 years old and lives in Hol ... More >>
Scott Conant is the charming and handsome executive chef and owner of Scarpetta in New York, Miami Beach (at the Fontainebleau), Toronto, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Conant and his restaurants have won almost every distinction imaginable, including a James Beard award for his restaurant L'Impe ... More >>
Courtesy of Cooking ChannelChef Michael Schwartz's hogfish ceviche.Last night, the latest episode of Emeril Legasse's new series, Fresh Food Fast, aired on the Cooking Channel (AKA Food Network 2). The episode, titled "Farm to Table," featured local chef and James Beard Award winner Michael Schwa ... More >>
Andrea Curto-Randazzo stares down Michelle Bernstein and Padma Lakshmi. Prior to the airing of this episode of Top Chef, I saw that Michelle Bernstein (of Michy's and Sra. Martinez) would be one of the judges. I wondered if this would work for or against Talula chef Andrea Curto-Randazzo. The Mia ... More >>
Photo by Jackie SayetMichael Genuine Food & Drink Cayman Island outpost.South Florida foodies food people already know that James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz has been busy opening a second outpost of his popular Design District restaurant Michael's Genuine Food & Drink in th ... More >>