Marc Vidal

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Por Fin to Reopen as Tapas Bar Bulla

    For the past several months Por Fin, the pricey, white linen Spanish restaurant located just off Miracle Mile, has been undergoing a facelift and is to open early 2013 as a tapas bar, Bulla (pronounced Boo-ya). Owner Carlos Centurion said he's looking to attract a younger crowd with a more casual s ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Solea $45 Prix Fixe Menu With Lobster and More

    Brustman Carrino Public Relations​Now that Miami Spice is officially over, some of us might be feeling a bit somber. We now have to pay the real price for dinner.But wait! Soleà at the W South Beach is offering a prix fixe three-course menu for $45. Through November 15, guests can choose fro ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    Marc Vidal Says Goodbye to Solea and Miami (Updated)

    ​Less than one year since he left Por Fin for Solea at the W Hotel, Spanish chef Marc Vidal is heading to Boqueria, a Spanish tapas restaurant with two locations in New York. Vidal will take the place of chef Seamus Mullen, who left the restaurant in July.Solea's menu will continue to feature clas ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    The Weekly Wrap-Up: Rainy Days

    Paula Niño​Here's something for you to do on a rainy weekend: catch up on what you missed this week on Short Order.LeBron James is not much of a meat eater.Short Order gets a taste of Doggi Style, a Venezuelan fast food cart.Chocolate lovers: indulge in our list of Miami's best chocolate shops.Mu ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010

    Short Order Awards 2010 Nominees Are In... Vote Now!

    ​Last month, we revealed that at this year's Iron Fork event on October 21 we'd be handing out our first ever Short Order awards. While Best of Miami is picked by an ominous "editorial board," the blog awards work a little differently. We asked a group of local chefs, food bloggers, and our own Sh ... More >>

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    June 14, 2010

    Best of Miami 2010: Best Restaurant Comeback

    In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 17, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.Chef Marc Vidal​Solea at the W South Beach2201 Collins Ave.Miami Beach 33139305-938-3111starwoodhotels.comAll comebacks are impressive by dint of courage to change a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Food & Wine Magazine: Lazy and Anti-Hispanic? (Updated)

    ​This year's winners for Food & Wine magazine's best new chefs are out and the choices are an outrage. Not only did Miami get screwed again, but the absence of Hispanics in this respected mag's list is apparent and ugly.The issue names ten new chefs from across the country as tops. They hail f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Interview with Marc Vidal of James Beard Semifinalist Restaurant Soleá

    ​In his brief time at Soleá, Marc Vidal has captured the palates of critics and diners with what he describes as classic Spanish flavors with a modern touch. Now the restaurant with the 32-year-old at its helm has earned a James Beard nomination for Best New Restaurant. Vidal started young, help ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 31, 2009
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    November 16, 2009

    Catching Up: Hello Eater Miami, Vidal at Soleá, and Beaujolais; Goodbye Bancroft

    ​Eater GreeterWhile I was away, Lesley Abravanel and Eater Miami gracefully traipsed into our incestuous little food blog world. So far it has been an interesting and visually arresting blog, a bit of original snark sandwiched between the sort of local linking that South Florida Menu Pages Blog us ... More >>

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    June 12, 2009

    Mayor Don Slesnick Talks Dope, Drinks Wine, Eats Huevos Por Fin in Coral Gables

    Don Slesnick from Miami New Times on Vimeo Don Slesnick, The Slesmeister, El Slesarino, The Slesinator, Slesny Snipes, Slesley Nielsen, whatever way you chop it up, Mayor Don Slesnick of Coral Gables is an alright dude. In the following video he tells Short Order he cannot legalize marijuana, talks ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 17, 2008

    Por Fin Is Fine

    Coral Gables' latest Spanish restaurant was worth the wait.

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    September 21, 2007
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    September 21, 2007

    Restaurant Comings and Goings

    The swank new Regent South Beach hotel, which debuted all of a year ago, is now operating under new management, a group called Vincci Hoteles. Does this mean that the property’s signature restaurant, Table 8, will be deep-sixed? We’ll have to wait and see.......New owners of B.E.D. Miami, which ... More >>