Maria Manso

  • Dining

    October 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    A $30 Hamburger? If It Says Kobe, Don't Buy It

    Jackie SayetWhere's the boeuf? Gordon Biersch's new "German Kobe Burger" is one tasty number, but it's neither from Germany nor Japan.​Twenty-five dollar hot dogs? $30 hamburgers? That's what Prime 112 charges for what it calls Kobe beef.The problem is, the high buck meat isn't always what is adv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Critchley, Bodini Finalists for New Times' Iron Fork in October

    Executive chef and Iron Fork finalist John Critchley of Area 31.​Last night, New Times held the pre-chef challenge for its Iron Fork event at La Cuisine Gourmet in Coral Gables. Four chefs competed: executive chef Maria Manso of the Blue Door at the Delano, executive chef John Critchley of Area 31 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Wine Dinners at Blue Door, Cacao, And North One10

    Dewey LoSasso of North One10Starting at 8 p.m. TONIGHT, Blue Door at Delano (305-674-6400) will host a five-course wine dinner pairing the cuisine of Delano's executive chef Maria Manso and consulting chef Claude Troisgros with wines from Silverado Winery. Here's the lineup:First course: Crabavocat, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Delano Dishes Blue Plate Special

    Tomorrow evening, February 5th, the Delano Hotel and its' new executive chef Maria Manso will debut the late-night brasserie Plat Bleu. With its' oversized tufted camelback sofas, etched mirror floor lamps, and Carrara marble-topped tables, the space is meant to evoke a 1940s French salon. The brass ... More >>