Jason Smith

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Everglades' Latest Threat: Tiny, Fungus-Spreading Asian Beetles

    Invasive pythons have been getting all the credit, but there's another invasive species wrecking havoc in the Everglades that could end up causing more damage. It's the red bay ambrosia beetle, a particularly small species native to Asia that first came to the U.S. in 2002, likely through the impo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Dwyane Wade Won't Be Suspended for Last Night's Flagrant Foul

    Last night's playoff game between the Heat and Pacers was more tense than a Basketball Wives reunion episode, and Dwyane Wade exhibited some very un-Wade like sportsmanship when he got called on a flagrant foul for colliding with the Pacers' Darren Collison. Some are calling for a suspension, but an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Twitterview Two: Chef Michael Bloise of Sushi Samba

    Bloise' bright cuisine now has a space to match.As explained in yesterday's introductory Michael Bloise Twitterview part one, the following "twitterview" is an unedited back and forth between the Sushi Samba chef and me in queries and answers of 140 characters or less.It's sort of like a regular int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Nemo is No More, But Will It Be Replaced? (Updated)

    Did M.R.G.'s seafood concept totally dry up?​A few months ago, one of Miami's most popular, acclaimed eateries: Nemo, closed. Opened in the mid-'80s, its kitchen was home to Michael Schwartz, Frank *Jeannetti (Essensia), AltaMare's Simon Stojanovic, Brian Cantrell (formerly of A Fish Called ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Opium Group's Ultra Week Lineup: David Guetta, Bob Sinclar, Calvin Harris, and Others

    David Guetta does Opium.​When we polled you, the reader, about what to call the week of events happening around Ultra, 67 percent of you decided Ultra Week would be the best moniker. For Google's sake, we sort of agree with you, even if the name carries connotations of Ultra's dominance.The Opium ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Culinary Convenience Inc. Rolling Strong In 2010

    via culinary-convenience.comA mobile toy store for chefs.​Wheels on the road.We first introduced you to Aaron J. Michaels and Culinary Convenience Inc. in February of last year. The place is a full service "mobile toy store for chefs," and major restaurant equipment supplier. From plates to knives ... More >>

  • News

    July 23, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of July 23, 2009

    "Kudos to you for aiding and abetting a scheming con artist who is out to take down one of Miami's African-American stars."

  • Music

    March 26, 2009

    Winter Music Conference Event Listings

    Find all the best parties taking place March 25-29.

  • Music

    March 19, 2009

    Winter Music Conference Event Listings

    Find all the best parties taking place March 24-29.

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Chef Switch At Table 8

    New Times received this email, which was sent to numerous folks, from Jason Smith, the talented chef de cuisine of Table 8:"Yesterday was my last day at Table 8 South Beach.  I have resigned and left in good standing. I have accepted the position of chef de cuisine of the Starr-restaurant "W" i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Food And Wine 2009 - Chef De Cuisine Jason Smith Talks Table 8

    Food & Wine 2009 is almost upon us. You know what that means. The culinary throngs descend on South Florida, feast on its tropical flesh in a media-driven frenzy, and hopefully dump enough money on our shores to keep us goin til next year. Aaron J. Michaels from Culinary Convenience told me Chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007