Jonathan Waxman

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Tasting Menus: Miami's Gateway to the Big Leagues

    Perfectly ironed white tablecloths are topped with open glass orbs holding fresh-cut roses floating in water. The stems are twisted and tied around delicate blooms, creating bows that rise from the bowls. The rich cherry hardwood floor of Palme d'Or -- the opulent, awarded-winning French culinary te ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    Miami Chefs at SOBEWFF Provide a Taste of the City

    When food enthusiasts from around the world descend on Miami Beach for the SOBEWFF festivities, it would be a shame not to partake in the events of local chefs. When in Miami, eat and learn from the locals. Hedy Goldsmith, Sam Gorenstein, Antonio Bachour, and Michelle Bernstein will all showcase the ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    The Cypress Room Keeps It Classy in the Design District

    The tale of the frogs' legs begins as you'd expect, but then it takes an unexpected turn. There they were, leaping through a mosquito-infested bog in the Everglades, when suddenly they resurfaced in a very different environment. Chefs at the Cypress Room, a posh Design District restaurant filled wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Michael Schwartz to Open the Cypress Room March 27 (Photos)

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Michael Schwartz Grabs Former Barbuto Cook To Run Cypress Room

    Michael Schwartz has tapped Roel Alcudia (pronounced Roh-ELLE), most recently chef de cuisine at Jonathan Waxman's New York City restaurant Barbuto, to run the kitchen at the forthcoming Cypress Room, only a few blocks from his flagship restaurant in the Design District. Schwartz broke the news at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Whisk's Brendan Connor Pairs With Michael Schwartz's Harry's Pizzeria To Showcase Florida Beer

    In a never-ending quest to rid their space of the bad aura left by the departed Pizza Volante, the good folks of Michael Schwartz's Genuine Hospitality Group and Harry's Pizzeria are hosting a special event showcasing the benefits of eating local in Florida.Truthfully we're nearly mango-ed out, so i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    BLT Steak: Tolentino is Out, Oetting Takes the Helm

    After we reported that Daniel Ganem has officially replaced Sam Gorenstein as chef de cuisine at The Raleigh, a Short Order reader commented that "Mario Tolentino is not at BLT Steak anymore," (that's embarrassing, thanks for the heads up to whomever "Mike" may be!) Gradually, several of our chef fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Jonathan Waxman's Mexican Passover at Rosa Mexicano

    Is Jonathan Waxman's haroset better than Bubbi's? Find out for yourself at Rosa Mexicano's with a Mexican-themed Passover menu that covers gefilte fish and beef brisket for a true taste of home (sounds super Koshereth). This is the restaurant's 10th annual celebration of the holiday, launching Frida ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Mercadito Answers Rosa Mexicano With Mexican Regional Dinners of Its Own

    ​Mercadito Midtown has announced a series of culinary journeys through the regions of Mexico. Every other month, the menu will reflect the cuisine of a different region -- "from the cevicerias of Acapulco to convents in Puebla!"Chef/partner Pedro Sandoval will kick off the series on Monday, March ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Celebs Party at Satellite Events, Restaurants

    ​The hottest ticket in town this weekend may not have been in the Grand Tasting Village or some of the official parties. It seems that the celebs in town for the event were dining and drinking at various small gatherings and uber-private receptions at different venues scattered around Miami and Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2012

    SoBeWFF Burger Bash: Michael Symon's Three-Peat

    ​View photos of Burger Bash at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach here.Although we had grand dreams that a local chef would take the prize, Symon's B Spot Burgers claimed the People's Choice Award yet again this year at last night's Burger Bash (that's a third consecutive win for him). Fellow Iron Chefs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Rosa Mexicano Debuts Jonathan Waxman's Take On Mexican

    Lesley ElliottWaxman takes over Rosa Mexicano's kitchen. ​Jonathan Waxman's Mexican food roots lead us on a winding road from Chez Panisse to Rosa Mexicano. Growing up in El Cerrito, California, apparently influenced his choice in "go-to comfort food," Last night we got a first taste of what it me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Free Tickets: Harry's Pizzeria Hosting James Beard Winner Marc Vetri Pop-Up (Updated)

    ​We're not sure if Michael Schwartz is having more fun as chef or host at Harry's Pizzeria, but we say whatever makes him happy, makes us very happy (and hungry).As an early kick-off to the parties and festivities of the 2012 South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Harry's Pizzeria is hosting anothe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2012

    SoBeWFF Trade Seminars: Celebrity Chefs Offer Insight for Insiders

    Food NetworkBobby Flay moderates a panel discussion on winning a televised cooking competition.​While thousands of people will be flocking to the South Beach Wine and Food Festival's Grand Tasting Village for some wine and a glimpse at a celebrity chef, those same chefs will be sneaking across the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Free Tickets: Harry's Pizzeria Hosting Jonathan Waxman Pop-Up (Updated)

    ​Jonathan Waxman, chef/owner of Barbuto in New York, Top Chef Masters alum, and author is taking over Michael Schwartz's Harry's Pizzeria Wednesday, February 1.Waxman is hosting a pop-up dinner event, featuring dishes from his book, Italian, My Way: More Than 150 Simple and Inspired Recipes That B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Rosa Mexicano Brings In Jonathan Waxman and His Magical Snapper Gefilte Fish

    Jonathan Waxman's early resume includes La Varenne culinary school in Paris, Chez Panisse in Berkeley, and his own iconic Jams. That he has just been named "chef-in-residence" with Rosa Mexicano might seem unusual for two reasons. Firstly, "chef-in-residence" sounds like a private cook in some rich ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2011

    SBWFF 2011: Bubbles, BBQ and Big Shots at BubbleQ

    All photos by Laine Doss BubbleQ's host, Bobby Flay​The BubbleQ is one of The South Beach Wine and Food Festival's premiere events. It's the one that people talk about - and who wouldn't? To be honest, any event that offers free-flowing Perrier-Jouet and meat cooked by celebrity chefs shou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival: Five Events Under $151

    Photo courtesy of South Beach Wine & Food FestivalMing Tsai at last year's Dim Sum & Disco​As we mentioned last week, tickets to the 2001 South Beach Wine and Food Festival go on sale on October 25. But with so many high-priced tickets, how do you choose where to spend your dollars? Here a ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 10, 1993