Matt Hinckley

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    The Seven Biggest Miami Food Stories of 2013

    The Miami food scene really came into its own in 2013, with local Miami chefs opening innovative restaurants and the culinary community evolving into a sophisticated and cohesive entity. It's also been a year of drama and tragedy. In 2013, Terrazza's executive chef, Stefano Riccioletti, was struc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Top 15 Restaurants Reviewed in 2013

    'Twas the year of chicharrĂ³n tacos and bacon-wrapped quail eggs, a time of fried alligator and pan-seared frogs' legs... Alright, enough poetry: Last year was a good year for eating, so now it's time to give thanks. 2013, thank you for the barbecued beef tongue at Gabose; the ridiculously deliciou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2013

    Box Park Announces Closing

    Box Park, the Brickell restaurant serving adventurous dishes, is closing its doors as of Sunday, November 10. An anonymous source tells Short Order the reason behind the abrupt shuttering is a disagreement between partners. Apparently, staff was given a week's notice regarding this turn of events. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    The Fare Field: Miami's First Farm-Based Cooking Show Debuts Today

    A new online cooking show is making its debut today, and it's a love story for locavores. The Miami-based The Fare Field is all about fresh veggies, local talent, and backyard eats. Here's the premise: Every two weeks, a local chef will hit up Little River Market Garden (Little Haiti's urban farm) ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Box Park To Host Vegan Dinner Benefiting Love & Vegetables

    At Box Park, chef Matt Hinckley cooks exotic proteins like alligator, wild boar, and Asian snakehead fish. But on October 28, the chef will offer a different style of cookery. Hinckley will co-host a vegan dinner with Love & Vegetables' Keith Kalmanowicz and Avril Johnnidis. Proceeds of the event w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    Box Park: Matt Hinckley Is a Rising Star Chef

    You won't taste the gator. It's cooked in a thick, fiery gumbo with okra, shrimp, and boar, so you're fooled by its familiar aroma, which is blended with sassafras and smoke. The greenish liquid, fortified with spices and herbs, veils the exotic flavors of reptile and wild boar. Sure, you can ignor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Top Ten Influential Figures in Miami Dining

    This isn't a popularity contest. This is about influence. These people have shaped our city's dining scene. They operate fabled restaurants, mentor budding chefs, grow organic vegetables, and roast the best damn coffee in town. What follows is a list of the top ten influential figures in Miami din ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Slow Food Miami's Snail of Approval Tasting Party: Eat Locally, Start a Movement

    Slow Food Miami is holding its second annual Snail of Approval tasting party this Friday, March 15, at the James Royal Palm Hotel. From 7 to 10 p.m., the nonprofit group dedicated to advancing the local slow-food movement will honor Miami restaurants that have won the coveted Snail of Approval, a de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    The Hoxton: Replicating New England in Miami

    In a matter of days The Hoxton emerged in the space formerly occupied by the now-closed Irish pub, Lucky Clover. It is a stripped down version of the former bar with a stark interior and a New England-inspired menu. All of the wood paneling and Irish flare was quickly pulled off the restaurant's fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    The Genuine Kitchen: Florida Lobster 13 Ways, Plus a Recipe for Miniseason

    Ben Fink, Ben Fink PhotographyWhat lies beneath is tasty.​The Genuine Kitchen column features recipes and tips for your home cooking by James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz and his team at Michael's Genuine Food & Drink. His first cookbook, Michael's Genuine Food: Down-to-Earth ... More >>