Jose Andres

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Can National Hotel Chef Gaston Sanchez Match SLS, Delano, Ritz?

    The National Hotel, a Miami Beach landmark, has undergone a $12 million renovation that promises to bring the property up to par with neighbors that include the Delano, SLS, and Ritz-Carlton. Part of the renovation includes the hiring of Gastón Sánchez as executive chef of the hotel. Sánchez is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    Where Did the Celebrity Chefs Eat in Miami During SOBEWFF?

    Each year, hundreds of celebrity chefs descend upon our fair city to work and play at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. And, while their dance cards may seem full with all the fabulous parties and events they host and attend while "on duty", there always seems to be just enough free time to g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Follow Your Favorite SOBEWFF Personalities on Twitter, Instagram

    With the SoBeWFF just days away, celebrity chefs are leaving their hometowns to flood our sunny city with big personalities and debaucherous dalliances. This is their version of spring break, after all -- so anything can happen. This tendency towards troublemaking means you'd be wise to follow your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Top Ten South Beach Restaurants

    South Beach is a mecca for flat-rate parking fees, haughty service, and the braggadacio of New York restaurants transported to the subtropics. There are exorbitant cocktails, ceviches, and even quinoa salads as well as automatic 18% gratuities on your checks. We have smart phones. We can use our c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Bartenders

    Anyone can get behind a bar and mix a drink. For that matter, anyone can walk into a kitchen and prepare a meal. After all, we've all cooked for ourselves at home, haven't we?But, bartenders, like chefs, have many different levels of expertise. While the person who pops your Budweiser can at a beach ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Lee Brian Schrager's Favorite SoBeWFF 2013 Events

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. Unlike the Wizard of Oz, people who know the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival pay attention to the man behind the curtain -- Lee Brian Schrager. The fou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    From Michaud to Morimoto, Makoto Sushi Chef's Famous Influences

    See also: Miami Is Like Vegas; Cooking From One Country to Another, From NYC to Miami and San Diego Roots.As world-renowned chefs flock to open outposts in our little piece of paradise, Miami may move up from second tier status as a culinary city. From Jose Andres to Daniel Boulud, the biggest names ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Matthew Oetting of BLT Steak: From NYC to MIA

    See also Julie Frans's San Diego roots.Given our recent strides as a culinary destination, scores of outsider talent has been making its way to our burgeoning backyard. Transplanted from the kitchens of New York City, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Paris and elsewhere, talented folk are creating a host o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Get Jiro: Anthony Bourdain Writes a Futuristic, Gory Comic Book

    At this point in his career, there's not much left for Anthony Bourdain to do. He's hosted television shows, acted as guest judge on others, written bestselling memoirs and novels, and has perfected the art of Tweeting. It seemed the only things left on the Bourdain bucket list would be to own a per ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Give Tuyo a Chance!

    ​In the last few days, Short Order has published several posts excoriating Miami Dade College's new Tuyo restaurant for not hiring college students. I stand behind those articles.I want to make clear, though, the place is just getting started. We will review it after it's a little more established ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Michael Schwartz's Genuine Potluck at Books and Books

    Trina Sargalski​View photos from Michael Schwartz's book signing at Books & Books here.Michael Schwartz made his first Miami appearance to promote his new cookbook, Michael's Genuine Food, on Saturday. Schwartz conversed with Sun-Sentinel food writer John Tanasychuk before a packed house at Bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Food For Art Basel: Where to Get The Best Chow

    Courtesy of gastroPod​College students and those of us living on a budget have long known that art openings often provide an opportunity for gratis hors d'oeuvres and fancy drinks. Starving artists need to eat sometime, right?Art Basel week is an entirely different creature, of course, and it's on ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 6, 2003

    Immature Miami

    Miami is growing up, but sometimes its baby teeth jut up and bite back