Mark Kurlansky

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2014

    Jen Karetnick, Lee Schrager, Fabio Viviani Represent at Book Fair 2014

    The Miami Book Fair International is a big deal. Not just for book nerds and wannabe authors, but for foodies, too, since the lineup of chefs, food writers and edible events gets more impressive every year. The roster for November's fair, announced on Friday night, includes a whole host of Miami's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    AltaMare Introduces New Interior and Oyster-Heavy Happy Hour

    With plenty of fish in the sea, options are plentiful -- finding that special catch is no easy task. Miami isn't lacking seafood restaurants, but there are some that keep themselves well hidden. Take AltaMare, the Italian-inspired "hook-to-table" seafood joint that's décor exudes an pretentious air ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Interview: Mark Kurlansky's Edible Stories, Part 2

    Courtesy Riverhead Books​This is part two of an interview with journalist, author, and historian Mark Kurlansky.  (Part one is here.) Some of his best known books are the international best-sellers Salt, Cod (which won a James Beard award) and A Basque History of the World.  His latest b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Interview: Author Mark Kurlansky on Edible Stories

    Sylvia Plachy​Journalist, author, and historian Mark Kurlansky's most well-known books are the international best-sellers Salt, Cod (which won a James Beard award), 1968, The Food of a Younger Land, and A Basque History of the World. His latest book, Edible Stories, is his third work of fiction.&n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Hang Out with Ruth Reichl, Michael Ruhlman, and Jonathan Gold in Key West

    Courtesy State Archives and Library of FloridaErnest Hemingway posing with sailfish in Key West.​Key West is known for its funkiness, its natural beauty, and its lovely weather in winter. It's also been a popular spot for literary types over the decades, including Annie Dillard, Shel Silverstein, ... More >>

  • News

    September 29, 2005

    Miami: Blink and You'll Miss It

    That's how quickly things change here, which can be invigorating for cities as well as editors