Jamie DeRosa

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    September 16, 2014

    Fit to Fight: Chefs Look Back at the Shed Pounds

    In the beginning of the summer, a dozen Miami chefs entered the Fit to Fight challenge. The challenge, created by Top Chef alum Mike Isabella, started in Washington D.C., where the toque enlisted his Beltway peers to work out and raise over $30,000 for cancer support and research. The challenge was ... More >>

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    August 21, 2014

    Ten Best Chicken & Waffles in Miami

    Everybody likes chicken and waffles. How could you not? This dish is having a moment, with good reason. The perfect combination of savory and sweet means you don't have to choose one over the other. In the past couple of years, we've seen this duo pop up in brunches all over town and even claim its ... More >>

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    July 15, 2014

    Tongue & Cheek's Kitchen Collab with Brandon McGlamery Brought Rabbit in Every Form

    Last night was the kick off this summer's session of Kitchen Collab at Tongue & Cheek. Chef Jamie DeRosa and Chef Brandon McGlamery of Luma on Park and Prato in Winter Park joined forces on one grand menu. Unlike other chef collaborations you may see, where the duo of chefs switch off on courses, th ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    June 30, 2014

    The Dutch Celebrates Three-Year BBQ Summer Series, Invites Chefs to Cook a Feast in Backyard

    BBQ Wednesday's are coming back for the third year in a row to The Dutch and there are some new surprises on the grill. The series, dubbed Bourbon, Beer and Cue, is heating things up by moving the feast outdoors to the W's charming Grove courtyard. Chef de Cuisine Conor Hanlon has also decided to h ... More >>

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    June 26, 2014

    Fit to Fight: Miami Chefs Compete in Weight Loss Challenge for Charity

    Last year Top Chef and Top Chef All-Stars alum Mike Isabella participated in a challenge to save lives and shed pounds in Washington, D.C. dubbed Fit for Hope. The fundraiser pitted 12 chefs against each other over the course of 12 weeks and raised over $30,000 that went towards the American Cancer ... More >>

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    May 22, 2014

    Keep Calm and Clambake On at Tongue & Cheek

    When you think summertime in Miami, odds are lobster clambake doesn't register. Now, thanks to the folks at Tongue & Cheek, our balmy, sweaty, uncomfortable season will get a decidedly cool New England makeover. Created by chef Jamie DeRosa, this is a big departure from his daily dinner specials, o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Jamie DeRosa on Tongue & Cheek's First Anniversary

    On April 15, Tongue & Cheek, the playful South of Fifth restaurant by chef Jamie DeRosa, will celebrate its first anniversary. Truthfully, it seems like the restaurant's been around a lot longer. In its brief period on earth, chef/owner Jamie DeRosa has managed to attract a faithful clientele of l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    SOBEWFF: The Top Ten Unforgettable Moments From the Festival

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is over for another year and, celebrity chefs from the Northeast are flying home for another Polar Vortex even as the giant party tents are being broken down. All that's left of the weekend is a slight hangover, a few goodie bags, and memories. Here are our top ... More >>

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    February 7, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Jazz, Pigs, and Bunnie Cakes

    Here we go again. While the rest of the country continues surviving through this new Ice Age, we're making plans to go paddleboarding and golfing. Why the weather's so warm, we might as well be in Sochi (where there are palm trees at the winter Olympics, y'all). We say it's time to channel your cha ... More >>

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    December 31, 2013

    Miami Chefs Share Their New Year's Resolutions

    What's your New Year's resolution? Is it to take better care of yourself or find a new job? Maybe you want to go back to school to finish that degree or pay down those credit cards.

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    December 6, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Art Basel and Beyond

    It's Art Basel weekend and everyone from Kimye to Martha Stewart is in town to eat, drink, and peruse the galleries. Of course there are about a grillion different fabulous parties where you can wait on line for about an hour to grab some Chardonnay in a plastic cup. But there are so many other thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    Jamie DeRosa and Paula DaSilva to Cook Together at Kitchen Collab This Wednesday

    Don't you just love it when chefs team up and host collaborative dinners? That's the premise behind Tongue & Cheek's Kitchen Collab series. Past events have showcased Clay Conley and Lindsay Autry, who joined Tongue & Cheek's Jamie DeRosa in cooking multi-course meals. This Wednesday marks the end ... More >>

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    November 11, 2013

    Paradise Farms Launches Dinner in Paradise This Sunday

    Every dinner we eat in Miami is arguably a dinner in paradise. Seriously, how lucky are we? But if you really want to make the most of the tropical wonderland we live in, Paradise Farms' Dinner in Paradise series is an edible introduction to our own backyard. The seasonal supper series kicks off it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Jamie DeRosa Hosts Little Monster Mash, Gives Healthful Treat Tips

    Halloween is a great holiday for all ages, but for some reason we break it up with kids trick-or-treating first and then grownups going out for their own frightfully good time. Tongue & Cheek partner Jamie DeRosa decided that maybe it was about time to throw a party that would entertain monsters g ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013

    Miami vs. UF: Jamie DeRosa, Ralph Pagano Host Tailgatepalooza at Sun Life Stadium Saturday

    On Saturday, September 7, two of Florida's most talented will battle it out for glory at Sun Life Stadium. Oh, and afterward there's a football game between the Florida Gators and Miami Hurricanes.

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    September 5, 2013

    50 Eggs, Chef Bee Twitter War: "Classic Bully Tactics," "Leave Him Bee"

    Last week, a flame was ignited in the Miami restaurant world when 50 Eggs Restaurant Company LLC sued former Khong River House executive chef Piyarat Potha Arreeratn, better known as Chef Bee. The lawsuit, filed in Miami-Dade Circuit Court on August 27, alleges Chef Bee violated several agreements ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Miami Spice: The Ten Best Weekend Deals

    Ahh. Miami Spice. True, it's a great value but like everything in life, the two month-long promotion comes with a few catches -- like the fact that many restaurants don't offer the three-course prix fixe Spice menu on weekends. That sucks, because a lot of us simply have too many things "on our pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Historic Heston: Jamie DeRosa Recalls Blumenthal as Food Historian

    Although you might not have eaten at Heston Blumenthal's three Michelin-star rated restaurant, The Fat Duck, which offers a tasting menu for £195 per person, it's pretty much certain you've heard about the chef and the restaurant. Located in the town of Bray, about a 45-minute train ride from Lond ... More >>

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    August 2, 2013

    Giorgio Rapicavoli Wins Iron Fork 2013 (Photos)

    As promised, it was a great battle at the Adrienne Arsht Center last evening as two of Miami's most talented chefs competed at Miami New Times' Iron Fork and Miami Spice Kickoff, presented by the Downtown Development Authority. Jamie DeRosa of Tongue & Cheek and Giorgio Rapicavoli of Eating House w ... More >>

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    July 29, 2013

    Iron Fork Pre-Sale Ends This Afternoon

    This year's biggest event for food lovers, the Miami New Times' Iron Fork and Miami Spice kickoff event, presented by the Downtown Development Authority, is coming to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Miami on Thursday, August 1. Today is your last chance to purchase ... More >>

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    July 26, 2013

    Iron Fork Chefs DeRosa, Rapicavoli Get Into Twitter War

    We'll admit it. We kinda started it when we asked a few questions of Giorgio Rapicavoli and Jamie DeRosa, the two chefs set to compete in this year's Iron Fork and Miami Spice kickoff event, presented by the Downtown Development Authority, on August 1 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing ... More >>

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    July 25, 2013
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    July 24, 2013

    Jamie DeRosa Gets Frisky With His Nosh at South Beach's Tongue & Cheek

    Quick question. Remember that swanky spot Tudor House at the Dream South Beach hotel? If so, you'll likely remember Jamie DeRosa, the chef who led the kitchen until the restaurant closed last year. DeRosa, a portly 40-year-old with spiky brown hair and a toothy grin, made a name for himself with, a ... More >>

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    July 23, 2013

    Iron Fork's DeRosa and Rapicavoli Prepare for Battle With Tasty Trash Talk: Get Discount Tickets Today

    Miami is sizzling hot right about now and, no, we are not talking about the weather. It's because of Miami New Times' Iron Fork. Presented by the Downtown Development Authority, Iron Fork also happens to be the official kickoff to Miami Spice. On August 1, the Adrienne Arsht Center will transform in ... More >>

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    July 22, 2013

    Iron Fork Chef Battle: Danny Serfer Offers Words of Wisdom to Jamie DeRosa, Giorgio Rapicavoli

    On Thursday, August 1, people from all over South Florida will gather for one of the best food and drink events ever: Miami New Times' Iron Fork. If you haven't heard already, this year it's even bigger and better, since we're partnering with Miami Spice for a kickoff party. But while we wait for ... More >>

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    July 8, 2013

    Edge, Red, J&G Grill, Charles Street and More Join Iron Fork and Miami Spice Kickoff at Arsht Center

    The summer's biggest gastronomic gathering is less than a month away. Miami New Times' Iron Fork and the Miami Spice Kick Off will take place on August 1 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Guests of the culinary soiree will watch chefs Jamie DeRosa of Tongue & Cheek and Giorgio Ra ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    Tongue & Cheek's Weekend Brunch: Fire in the Hole Bloodys and Free Coffee For Everyone

    It's been well established that Miamians love brunch, but to be perfectly honest, sometimes those $75 buffets can be intimidating. After all, how many house-made croissants can you eat (or stuff into your handbag for later) to justify the price tag? Sure, they're great for special occasions, but wha ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    Miami's Five Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Memorial Day Edition

    It's Memorial Day weekend. The "Official Unofficial" start of the summer. Which, in Miami, doesn't mean all that much since most of our days are filled with beach outings (try surfboarding in Minneapolis in January -- it's not working so well)! But still, we have a three day weekend to look forward ... More >>

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    April 30, 2013

    Top Five Eats & Drinks This Week

    As the alarm clock rings for the millionth time, you stumble out of bed with the sad realization that it's time to be responsible. You must return to work, emails, rush-hour traffic, and showering. If the stark reality of the workweek has given you a permanent case of the Mondays, don't panic. Whet ... More >>

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    April 22, 2013

    Tongue & Cheek: Cheeky Food, Playful Cocktails (Scrumptious Pictures)

    It's happy hour at Tongue & Cheek. Most every stool is occupied, as the bartender explains the specials, which include $4 craft beers, $8 specialty cocktails, and the daily $10 "family meal". Before we get a chance to order, chef/partner Jamie DeRosa emerges from the kitchen wearing a grey utili ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Tongue & Cheek Opens Today

    Tongue & Cheek opens today in tony SoFi after months of planning and one long weekend of tweaking. The restaurant, a collaboration between Jamie DeRosa and Michael Reginbogin, will offer an eclectic menu comprising American classics and dishes inspired by chef DeRosa's travels. The 150-seat dini ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Tongue & Cheek: What's Behind All Those Characters? DeRosa Speaks

    Tongue & Cheek is set to open in a few weeks, and if you're following the restaurant or chef/owner Jamie DeRosa on Twitter or Facebook, chances are you've encountered some interesting characters.Part animal and part beast, these well-dressed hybrids have been popping up all over social media. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    March 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    The term "March Madness" applied to the restaurant scene in Miami in March. Several heavily anticipated venues by some heavy hitters arrived:Jeffrey Chodorow of China Grill Management has opened Biscayne Tavern at the b2 hotel in Downtown Miami. Though the restaurant is still in its "soft opening" p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Tongue and Cheek To Open in SoFi: We Chat With Chef/Partner Jamie DeRosa

    Jamie DeRosa has finally announced the project he's been working on since leaving his position as executive chef at Tudor House in July 2012 with partner Michael Reginbogin.Tongue and Cheek, which will open in the former Kane Steakhouse spot in SoFi, will serve "approachable, ingredient-driven, Amer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Jamie DeRosa, Michael Reginbogin To Open New Restaurant

    Jamie DeRosa, former executive chef at Tudor House and Michael Reginbogin, former general manager of Estiatorio Milos are teaming up once again to develop a new restaurant.Reginbogin and DeRosa worked together at Tudor House before going their separate ways.Reginbogin went to Milos, where he was nam ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    Chef Jamie DeRosa and Wife Welcome Their First Child

    After Jamie DeRosa recently left his position as executive chef at Tudor House, he put his efforts into a project of a different sort -- getting ready for the arrival of his first child with wife Amy Spagnole DeRosa.The couple welcomed baby Isabela Grace on August 14 at 6:45 p.m. Their new daughter ... More >>

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    July 16, 2012

    Jamie DeRosa Leaves Tudor House (With Jubilant Photos)

    When Tudor House announced plans to close at the end of the summer, it was assumed by many that executive chef Jamie DeRosa would move on long before the restaurant's last service.Today, DeRosa officially announced his departure from the restaurant which was also his first foray into the Miami marke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Schwartz, Carmellini, and Other Chefs Force-Feed Readers With Weak Foie Gras Logic

    "Certainly a sort of industrial use of creatures, so that geese are fed in such a way as to produce as large a liver as possible, or hens live so packed together that they become just caricatures of birds, this degrading of living creatures to a commodity seems to me in fact to contradict the relati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Jamie DeRosa Is Not Leaving Tudor House

    Short Order was floored when we received an email alert from The South Florida Gourmet, stating that Joel Huff was replacing Jamie DeRosa at Tudor House. We contacted both Tudor House's PR rep and executive chef Jamie DeRosa himself."Absolutely not true!" said Jaret Keller of public relations firm K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    For Mother's Day: Recipe for Peach-Inspired Breakfast in Bed from Tudor House (Photos)

    The tradition of treating mom to breakfast in bed has long been abused by movies and television shows, which feature an adorable child (or clumsy husband) serving mom burnt toast and Cheerios. Burnt toast? Come on! This meal has to be worthy of a special lady.We love the idea of surprising mom with ... More >>

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    April 4, 2012

    Make Your Own Peeps: A How-To Demo by Tudor House's Jamie DeRosa

    When we heard Tudor House was making its own Peeps for Easter brunch, we were intrigued. We didn't think Peeps could actually be created by hand. We thought those adorable little marshmallow chicks were just hatched from giant candy chickens housed somewhere in a large farm in the Nevada desert.So w ... More >>

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    December 5, 2011

    Quick Tudor House Rose Brunch Recap

    We wanted to give you a quick recap of opening weekend at Tudor House's Rose Brunch. Live jazz, good food, and a great vibe - can't beat it.  Photo by Alex Rodriguez Geoffrey Zakarian roamed the restaurant grounds all weekend mingling with guests while they enjoyed Executive Chef Jamie DeRosa's ... More >>

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    November 16, 2011

    Common Threads World Festival (Photos of Big Names!)

    All photos by Laine DossMichelle Bernstein with Common Threads students Cireh and Arieile.​Last evening some of Miami's best chefs shared cuisine from around the world at the second annual World Festival Miami to benefit Common Threads.The event at the Cruz Building in Coconut Grove featured great ... More >>

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    November 14, 2011

    Common Threads Benefit: Exclusive Menu Preview

    Michelle Bernstein will host the World Festival to benefit Common Threads​Coconut Grove's Cruz Building (in the old Christabelle's Quarter space) will turn into the United Nations for the second annual World Festival Miami tomorrow, November 15 to benefit Common Threads.Chef Michelle Bernstein wil ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011
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    September 8, 2011
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    July 22, 2011

    South Florida Foodies: Looking For a Foodgasm at Tudor House

    Photo by Christina Staalstrom​Secret supper clubs, underground dining groups, hidden kitchen groupies -- whatever you choose to call them, private dining clubs are popping up all over South Florida. And they're enticing food-obsessed diners who share a common passion -- the search for the ultimate ... More >>

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    July 18, 2011

    Nicky Hilton Parties, Jamie DeRosa Cooks at Dream Hotel Grand Opening (Photos)

    Rodrigo Gaya Nicky Hilton at the Dream Hotel​The Dream Hotel South Beach held a weekend-long party to celebrate the official grand opening of their Miami Beach location. The party started on Saturday evening, as guests were greeted by fire eaters, welcome cocktails and models in gold swims ... More >>

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    June 20, 2011

    Tudor House: Zakarian is Back for Breakfast (Pictures)

    All photos by Laine Doss Margaret and Geoffrey Zakarian open Tudor House at the Dream South Beach.​Tudor House, Goffrey Zakarian's return to South Beach, has opened in the Dream Hotel to much anticipation. The space is open and airy, with a masculine take on Miami Art Deco decor. The gray a ... More >>

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