James Beard

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    October 6, 2014

    Bocce Bar's New Menu: Oxtail Canneloni, Beet Ravioli, and Squid Ink Gnocchetti (Photos)

    Back in July, Bocce Bar announced a change in its kitchen staff. Timon Balloo, who opened the Italian restaurant with a bocce court out front, would give up his role and stick at the neighboring Sugarcane, and Daniel Tackett would take over Bocce's kitchen as executive chef. Together with chef de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2014

    Best Eats and Drinks in Miami This Week: Bombers, Oyster Happy Hour, and a Whole Lotta Bourbon

    So much to do this week, so little time. Whether you want to go healthy, indulge in some 22-ounce bombers paired with caviar and truffle, or bourbon it up for Bourbon Month, there's something to satisfy every palate this week. And it includes $2 oysters at Mignonette, "Old Fashioned" ice cream at Lu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2014

    This Week's Best Eats and Drinks in Miami: Ravenous Pig, Terrapin, Ommegang, and Cigar City

    Another Monday morning rears its ugly head. On the bright side, this week is full of eating and drinking opportunities. From the Ravenous Pig chef and owner James Petrakis bringing his swine to Tongue & Cheek to the Broken Shaker and Pubbelly teaming up for an epic one night only Miami Spice dinner, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Pop-Tarts, Pop-Ups, and Brunch

    It's another Friday and this weekend's theme is all about the pop-up...and brunch (because there's no such thing as a weekend without a few mimosas). It's a good time to try out the new pop-ups in town and, because we're into instant gratification, we're inviting you to start the weekend immediatel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Tongue & Cheek Relaunches Kitchen Collab with Brandon McGlamery on Monday

    'Tis the season of summer romance and Chef Jamie DeRosa of Tongue & Cheek is bringing that fleeting joining-forces mentality back to his kitchen with the return of Kitchen Collab. This dinner series pairs DeRosa with an accomplished chef for a one night only multi-course meal. "This summer's dinner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Seed Food & Wine Fest Announces All-Star Chef Lineup: Matthew Kenney Cuisine, Rich Landau, and More

    Meatless eaters and veg-curious foodies are counting down the days until the city's first plant-based extravaganza, Seed Food & Wine Festival. And to add to the anticipation, the five-day festival, kicking off in October, just announced some major additions to its lineup. The official participants ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    10. Norman Van Aken: The Father of Fusion

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue arrives June 19. 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 uni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Carla Pellegrino's James Beard Dinner Preview: An Ode to Seafood

    If Tuesday night was a practice run for Carla Pellegrino's date at the James Beard House next week, we wish we were residents of New York so we could relive it all over again. Come June 11, Carla will make her way to he James Beard House where she will host her sixth dinner at the JBF. In case you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    Ruth Reichl Talks New Novel at Books & Books

    Ruth Reichl has a résumé any food writer would envy. As a national bestselling author, restaurant critic for both the Los Angeles Times and New York Times, and editor-in-chief of Condé Nast's former Gourmet magazine, she has made her mark in the culinary world. Now, she is dipping her toes in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    James Beard Finalists Announced: Miami Snubbed

    No need to book a trip to New York City for the 2014 James Beard Foundation's awards gala on May 5th, because there will be no South Florida chefs or restaurateurs to root for when the awards are announced. The James Beard finalists were announced yesterday and not one Miami connection was among th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    Tom Colicchio to Open Farm-to-Table Restaurant at 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach

    Top Chef mentor/judge Tom Colicchio will officially join the roster of celebrity chefs with Miami Beach restaurants when his new restaurant opens at the 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach in fall 2014. The chef co-founded Gramercy Tavern with Danny Meyer in 1994, then opened Craft in 2001. He also owns s ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 19, 2013
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    September 17, 2013

    Chef Bee Is Happy at Oishi Thai

    Piyarat Arreeratn is not in the kitchen. Tonight, the boyish chef with spiky hair roams the dining room at his family-run restaurant, Oishi Thai. He pats a blond kid on the head, wipes down an empty table, and bounces around asking guests if everything is all right. Chef Bee, as he is commonly known ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Top Five Cooking Classes in Miami

    Listen up, gourmands: Favorite restaurants no longer indicate status. Sure, you may have a special table at Michy's. You can list past James Beard winners by heart, schmooze with top chefs, and toady up to sommeliers. But, really, no one cares anymore. Today's epicureans must exit restaurant dining ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    11. Paula DaSilva of 1500° at Eden Roc

    Paula DaSilva is one tough cookie. Working in kitchens since age 10, chef de cuisine at 21, Hell's Kitchen finalist at 28 and executive chef of a critically acclaimed restaurant by 31, this lady doesn't just take the heat: she brings it. As executive chef of 1500° at Eden Roc Renaissance in Miami ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Free Grilled Cheese Cooking Class With Allen Susser Tonight at Whole Foods Coral Gables

    National grilled cheese month continues along its cheesy path tonight with a free cooking class tonight at Whole Foods Market in Coral Gables.Oh, and the class is taught by a James Beard winner. So, who's this top chef and what's he doing making a humble grilled cheese sandwich, anyway?See also:- Fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Swine Southern Table & Bar Prepares to Open: 50 Eggs Celebrates With Harlem Shake

    Here's an update on Swine Southern Table & Bar. Though there's no "official" opening date yet, expect the pork-centrentic restaurant to open very soon.Eddie Acevedo, chief operating officer for 50 Eggs, the parent company of Swine, told Short Order that the restaurant is "very close" to opening. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2012

    Monday's "Dinner with Friends" Will Be Last Of 2012

    Dinner with Friends at Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill is an event that every foodie must experience at least once. Fortunately, this coming Monday, December 17, Sugarcane will once again delight a small group of diners to a gastronomic gala. Unfortunately, it will be the last DwF of the year.We attended a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Toro Toro: Rodizio Grill and Crafted Cocktails in Downtown Miami (Photos)

    Toro Toro opens tomorrow, October 25, at the InterContinental hotel in downtown Miami. The restaurant is part of a renovation of the hotel, which was once Miami's largest and finest convention property. With many new hotels opening in downtown, the InterContinental's facelift, which includes artwork ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Obnoxious Tourists Here: Brickell Oktoberfest, My Ceviche and Promotions Galore

    Around October and through around April, those lovable tourists start flooding the streets of Miami wearing sun visors and holding flimsy Kodaks. Locals find themselves dodging groups of people speaking strange languages just to get to their favorite spots for a bite to eat. Thankfully, those same e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    My Top Ten NYC Restaurants: What I Ate This Summer, Part Two

    It's such a challenge to select only ten little restaurants in a culinary mecca like New York City, but I don't want to overwhelm you (or embarrass myself by publicly declaring every item I consumed over the summer). If you didn't catch the first part of my back to school essay on 'What I Ate This S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Marcus Samuelsson To Promote New Book at Michael's Genuine

    "Stay invisible unless you're going to shine," is just one piece of kitchen advice from Marcus Samuelsson in his new memoir, "Yes, Chef." Samuelsson has always shined in restaurants, most notably at Aquavit in Manhattan. While cooking there he became the youngest chef to receive a three-star rating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Lorena Garcia, Robyn Almodovar on Hell's Kitchen, Top Chef Masters

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Memorial Day Weekend in Miami: Try These James Beard-Certified Dishes

    Rain is forecast this Memorial Day weekend, so you might want to rethink those beach plans. Have a wonderful meal at one of Miami's best restaurants.As an incentive, seven Miami establishments are participating in Serving Up James Beard. Participating restaurants feature a signature dish, with one d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Michelle Bernstein in Parade: "Put Down the Spoon, Pick Up a Carrot"

    On yesterday's Sunday cover of Parade, (yes I still pick it up) three good looking chefs are laughing it up. The title of the story is "How Top Chefs Stay Slim" and follows with culinary wizards Art Smith, Cat Cora, and Curtis Stone share belly-busting secrets.Inside: eating rules of advice from Mic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Hedy Goldsmith Talks James Beard, Cookbooks, and Tattoos

    ​On Monday, the 2012 James Beard finalists were announced, leaving Michael's Genuine Food & Drink pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith the last hope of Miami taking home a coveted Beard award this year. Her boss, Michael's chef/owner Michael Schwartz, received the Beard award for Best Chef South in 2010 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Hedy Goldsmith is a 2012 James Beard Finalist

    ​The 2012 James Beard finalists were recently announced in Las Vegas. South Florida was shut out from most of the categories, with Hedy Goldsmith of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink the only south Florida chef (or restaurant) making it this far in this year's awards process.Chef Goldsmith was na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Barceloneta Gives Its Own Perspective on Spanish Cuisine

    ​Not so long ago, the South Beach dining scene was one big tourist trap of overpriced and overhyped restaurants. But then came the enterprising team of chefs Jose Mendin and Sergio Navarro and managing partner Andreas Schreiner, a crew that has been single-handedly filling the trendy zip code with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Daniel Boulud to Host Wine Dinner at DB Bistro Moderne

    ​Jarrod Verbiak of db Bistro Moderne is a talented toque; his recent James Beard nomination as Rising Star Chef of the Year only serves as a prestigious confirmation of this. Dining at db Bistro, in other words, is always likely to yield a wonderful culinary experience. But it's not every day that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Hedy Goldsmith and Diet Pepsi Team Up at Trucks on the Beach

    ​Hedy Goldsmith and Diet Pepsi have teamed up for a trucking excursion to the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival. You can catch them at Sunday night's "Trucks on the Beach" event, where Hedy's signature chocolate chunk cookies (with a hint of Maldon salt on top) will be handed out - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    James Beard Semifinalists Announced: Miami Gets Several Nods

    ​The 2012 James Beard semifinalists have been announced and several Miami chefs and restaurants got a much-needed nod.  Semifinalists can bask in the glory until March 19, when the finalists are announced in Las Vegas. The South Florida semifinalists are: Best New Restaurant Yardbird Southe ... More >>

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    September 13, 2010

    Ten Things Dewey LoSasso Needs to Know Before Visiting The James Beard House

    Chef Dewey LoSasso​We got word that Forge chef and former North 110 owner Dewey LoSasso will be doing his thing at the James Beard House on October 30 for the first time, so we thought we could share some tips we learned from our visit there with Biltmore's Philippe Ruiz a few months ago:

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    IIzabela Wojcik of the James Beard Foundation Talks About Beard House

    Izabela Wojcik from The James Beard Foundation​Before we begin describing the amazing Bastille Day dinner the Biltmore's chef, Philippe Ruiz, created for the esteemed James Beard House this week, first we thought it best to inform those of us who are willing to admit ignorance what this honor was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Best of Miami 2010: Best Restaurant Comeback

    In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 17, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.Chef Marc Vidal​Solea at the W South Beach2201 Collins Ave.Miami Beach 33139305-938-3111starwoodhotels.comAll comebacks are impressive by dint of courage to change a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 22, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Interview with Marc Vidal of James Beard Semifinalist Restaurant Soleá

    ​In his brief time at Soleá, Marc Vidal has captured the palates of critics and diners with what he describes as classic Spanish flavors with a modern touch. Now the restaurant with the 32-year-old at its helm has earned a James Beard nomination for Best New Restaurant. Vidal started young, help ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 4, 2010
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    February 22, 2010

    Kris Wessel Interview, Part One

    ​Kris Wessel, a tall, lanky New Orleans native, is Miami's blue-collar superstar chef. He looks and acts it -- a laid-back demeanor, a hard work ethic, and a no-nonsense, populist approach to dining. His acclaimed Red Light Little River was carved from a ruinous space wedged in a formerly seedy mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Time Honors A Village Voice Media Food Critic

    ​That would be Jason Sheehan, whose Dirty Cooking made Time Magazine's just-released list of ten best nonfiction books of the year: "A great tell-all by the Anthony Bourdain of greasy-spoon kitchens." Sheehan, a James Beard winner, just this week moved from being the restaurant reviewer for Westwo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Sister Paper Takes Beard Award for Pig Story

    Michelle Hudginsimage via Riverfront Times Congratulations to Kristen Hinman from our sister paper in St. Louis, The Riverfront Times, for her James Beard award for best Newspaper Feature Writing Without Recipes, for her article "The Pope of Pork."The James Beard Awards are like The Oscars for the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    OLA At Sanctuary Sommelier Albert Omahen Talks Wine & Food 2009

    I cold-called OLA at Sanctuary to find out if they got anything going on for the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2009. I spoke to a real cool dude, sommelier Albert Omahen about fish tacos, wine, and the smoker's palette. Here's what he had to say:

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    December 20, 2007

    Two Americas

    The rich get richer foods, the poor get poorer foods.

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    September 28, 2006

    Pure and Demure

    Food talks, good food shouts, and great food whispers

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    February 27, 2003

    Closed Doors

    Who's Blue Door's new chef?

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