Jordi Panisello

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    Fontainebleau's Bakery and Chocolate Factory: Golden Ticket to Miami's Wonkaville

    A lot has changed at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach since its opening in 1954. The hotel has undergone renovations and upgrades, but some things remain constant: the resort has always been the most lavish playground on Miami's famed stretch of beach and the resort has always had a coffee and patisser ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 29, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Miami's Ten Best Bakeries: Calling All Carb-Hounds

    ​Hunting down fresh baked goods worth the calorie intake is a feat requiring carbohydrate perseverance. Most often, we hear complaints from local pastry chefs about the water and the humidity, which can effectively drain the life out of breads and cakes. The cry-out for good pastry in Miami is gut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Will Miami Ever Be Home to a First-Class Bakery?

    Despite being home to many James Beard Award-winning and nominated chefs, Miami continues to lack a first-class bakery. I'm not talking about those obscure places offering bland baguettes and lackluster pastries, and I definitely don't mean those cupcake shops that keep popping up just about everywh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    Macarons are the New Cupcakes; Solo Has Them Starting Today

    Lee KleinMacarons at Vida brunch at Fontainebleau​Macarons are absolutely the new cupcakes.I know this because I was watching ABC News and they said that "macaroons are the new cupcakes." The next day Time magazine came in the mail and in it was an article entitled "Will Macarons be the new cupcak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    LoSasso, Wessel, Jorgensen, Zakarian Talk Peanut Butter & White Chocolate

    Lee Klein​Maybe the most interesting thing about White Chocolate Wonderful -- labeled as "peanut butter blended with sweet white chocolate" -- is that it contains no white chocolate. Actually, it contains no chocolate at all. The ingredients: Peanuts, evaporated cane juice, vanilla, cocoa butter, ... More >>