Longboat Key

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Marcella Hazan, Dead at 89, Taught America How to Cook Italian

    Here's a simple equation for foodies: Julia Child is to French cooking as (blank) is to Italian cooking. If you said Marcella Hazan, you're both correct and saddened. Ms Hazan, the woman who brought Italian cuisine to American homes, died Sunday in Longboat Key, Florida at the age of 89. Hazan w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    Handicapping the James Beard Awards

    Consider it March Madness for gastronomic geeks: This Monday, March 22 the esteemed semifinalist nominees for the James Beard Awards 2010 will be whittled down to the even more esteemed finalists. In the combined spirit of great cooking and great bookies, we are offering the betting odds for who wil ... More >>

  • News

    April 9, 2009

    The Fall of a Titan

    A downtown Miami firm allegedly helped build an $8 billion Ponzi scheme. It could have been stopped.