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Michael Bloise

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    May 9, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Burgers and Mother's Day Brunch

    This weekend might just be the biggest brunch day of the year. It's Mother's Day, and if you've got a mom, auntie, abuela, or big sister in MIami, Sunday is the time to celebrate -- and there's no better way to say thank you. So whether you've turned out to be a store clerk or a brain surgeon, it' ... More >>

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    December 5, 2012

    Little Lotus In Downtown Miami Says Its Under Siege From Vindictive Landlord

    Sari Maharani had barely opened the doors to her downtown Miami restaurant Little Lotus when she says her landlord was already trying to find a way to kick her out without just cause. Now the former paralegal of Indonsesian descent is locked in an epic legal fight with Abram Aminov, a millionaire Ru ... More >>

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    September 11, 2012

    Michael Bloise Joins Area 31 as Executive Sous-Chef

    Area 31 executive chef E. Michael Reidt has announced that Michael Bloise has joined his culinary team as executive sous-chef. Reidt and Bloise have a longstanding relationship, forged in 2001 when Bloise worked under Reidt at Wish. Reidt said he handpicked Bloise for the position at Area 31 because ... More >>

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    August 10, 2012

    Sick People Are Cooking Your Dinner

    "Backed into the Corner" is the provocative name of a new research report that found almost nine out of 10 Miami restaurant workers do not receive any paid sick days and that nearly 50 percent of these employees have gone to work sick. An even larger majority -- 63.6 percent -- said they had no acce ... More >>

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    March 5, 2012

    82. Wagyu Gunkan at SushiSamba Dromo

    It's that time of year again when we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2012 issue in June. Until then, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to cafe@miaminewtimes.com.​82. Wagyu Gunkan at SushiSamba DromoS ... More >>

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    January 18, 2012

    Despite Fears, Adrienne Grenier Triumphed On Chopped Last Night

    ​Planning a meal in seconds with limited ingredients, based upon a food mystery in a basket, is no easy feat, even for a seasoned professional.Last night on Chopped, Adrienne Grenier beat out a bunch of guys with more experience, who talked a lot of trash, each claiming with bravado that he was c ... More >>

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    December 21, 2011

    Nothing Says Holiday Celebration Like a Caipirinha Throwdown

    Lesley ElliottAll in favor of decapitation, say "aye." ​When you think of a bunch of the city's top chefs getting together to celebrate the holidays, what do you picture? A whole roasted pig and caipirinhas? No? Well, at Sugarcane in Midtown, Timon Balloo pulled out all the stops Monday evening to ... More >>

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    December 8, 2011
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    November 4, 2011

    When Great Chefs Flop: Bloise, Hales, Ruiz, and Others Name Menu Hits & Misses

    Photo by Jackie SayetChocolate soup is a big hit at Charlotte Bistro.​A restaurant menu is the blueprint for a chef's imagination, a compilation of creations assembled with the hope that ingredients and descriptions will prove popular with diners. Regardless of the type of restaurant -- from hot d ... More >>

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    October 7, 2011

    Samba Sinks Competition With "Battleship" Sushi & New Happy Hour

    ​We previously tweeted with Executive Chef Michael Bloise of Sushi Samba Dromo about his departure from American Noodle Bar, but when we sat down with him to try out Samba's newest menu items, called Gunkan sushi (which translates to "battleship" in Japanese), we just had to ask what it was like t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Twitterview Two: Chef Michael Bloise of Sushi Samba

    Bloise' bright cuisine now has a space to match.As explained in yesterday's introductory Michael Bloise Twitterview part one, the following "twitterview" is an unedited back and forth between the Sushi Samba chef and me in queries and answers of 140 characters or less.It's sort of like a regular int ... More >>

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    July 27, 2011

    Miami Spice 2011: The Good, The Great, and The Grudging (Miami Beach)

    Does 1500 Degrees deliver on its Miami Spice menu?​Miami Spice 2011 begins in five days. Each year, we like to take a look at the menus being offered and share our take on them. Some restaurants, as most already know, embrace this annual $35, three-course promotion with more enthusiasm than others ... More >>

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    July 26, 2011

    American Noodle Bar "Closed for Remodel"

    Photo by Alexandra Leon​American Noodle Bar, the diminutive restaurant nestled inside a MiMo motel at 6730 Biscayne Blvd., closed last week for remodeling.Chef Stephen Cataldo, who took over after former Wish chef Michael Bloise left in April, has also left the establishment. After hearing of his ... More >>

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    July 22, 2011

    Chef Marco Ferraro No Longer at Wish

    ​Will Chef Ferraro wish to stay in Miami? Only time will tell.​We suspected something was up when Chef Marco Ferraro was replaced at Wynwood Kitchen recently (though, truly, we felt the caliber of his food was markedly better at Wish), but it still came as a surprise when an insider told us he h ... More >>

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    June 7, 2011

    Best Of Miami Teaser: Best New Restaurant

    1500° at the Eden Roc The tomato salad at 1500°, made with local burrata.​Next Thursday, our New Times Best of Miami edition will once again name more than 350 of the finest restaurants, hottest clubs, most delightful diversions, and top places to shop till you drop dead as a zombie."The ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011
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    May 6, 2011

    Miami's Harper's List of Weird Numbers: From Andalus to McNuggets

    Photo by Jacob Katel13 is Philippe Ruiz' number​30 Average number of minutes that Americans spend cooking -- least in the world, according to a report issued last month by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.74 Average number of minutes that Turks spend cooking -- most in the ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011

    Midtown Is Miami's Best Dining Neighborhood

    Coming to midtown...​As Waylon Jennings might have put it, we were looking for Miami's up-and-coming dining scene in all the wrong places. Like, for instance, the Design District. When Michael's Genuine Food & Drink took off, followed by Fratelli Lyon, Michelle Bernstein's Sra. Martinez, and J ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 20, 2011
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    January 14, 2011

    Sneak Review: American Noodle Bar

    Michael Bloise, who looks nothing like Franz Kafka​Just a sip from next weeks bowl of restaurant review:As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic pork belly...

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    December 23, 2010
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    December 2, 2010
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    October 15, 2010

    Snapshots From Last Night's Signature Chefs & Wine Event

    Last night's Signature Chefs and Wine Extravaganza at Jungle Island to raise money for the March of Dimes is deserving of some commentary, so without further ado: Photo by Riki AltmanThe award for the most unexpected dish goes to Michael Bloise from American Noodle Bar (ETA early November) for his y ... More >>

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    September 28, 2010

    Noodle Bars Rise Following Pokemon, Snapple, and Wasabi Everything

    Carissa Chesanek​We have been seeing a lot of Asian noodle bars open recently. These trendy little places like Gigi, Sakaya Kitchen and the American Noodle Bar are the latest lust for the Miami area. Michael Bloise, owner and chef of the American Noodle Bar at 6730 Biscayne Blvd, says the increase ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    Michael Bloise, Gonzalo Rivera, Michelle Bernstein Share Hurricane Food Wish Lists

    Photo by Jacob KatelGonzalo Rivera, executive chef at La Marea at The Tides.​If Miami had the rotten luck to get hit with a major storm and power was knocked out, what would chefs want in their hurricane pantries? From Michael Bloise, chef/owner of [soon open] American Noodle Bar:Fish sauce. It's ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    Coming Soon: Michael Bloise's American Noodle Bar

    ​After years of working in high-end restaurants, former Wish chef and South Florida Rising Star, Michael Bloise, is turning to something more casual at his soon-to-open restaurant, American Noodle Bar."I've done upscale food for a while now and I kinda found that the food that I was cooking was sp ... More >>

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    December 16, 2009

    Dinner in Paradise 2010 Schedule

    Jacob KatelA lazy Sunday lunch at Paradise Farms in South Dade.​Dinner in Paradise is a celebration of gourmet farm dining and was created in 2005 by Gabriele Marewski of Paradise Farms and chef Michael Schwartz of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink.The $165.50 cost of each dinner (there will ... More >>

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    November 17, 2009

    Interview: Sean Brasel Gets The 10

    Sean Brasel​Sean Brasel is the chef/co-owner of Miami Beach's sultry steakhouse known appropriately as Meat Market. The restaurant sits in the space formerly occupied by Jonathan Eismann's Pacific Time [You know it's now in the Design District, right? Yeah. Thought so.] and, seemingly, being there ... More >>

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    October 16, 2009

    Newcomers and Some Oldies Shine at Iron Fork 2009: Critchley Victorious, Whisk and Others Raise the Bar

    Jackie Sayet​The Presidente flowed as Chef John Critchley laid the culinary smackdown on Giancarla Bodoni for the 2009 Iron Fork title. Critchley is on a winning streak, with his seafood-celebrating Area 31 having been recently named one of Esquire magazine's best new restaurants this year.Our foc ... More >>

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    February 4, 2009

    Sunday In Paradise

    The latest monthly installment of Dinner in Paradise takes place this Sunday, February 8th. Set outdoors amidst the picturesque rural setting of Gabrielle Marewski's Paradise Farms in Homestead, an organic, multi-course meal is prepared by a varying set of three top local chefs -- and this upcoming ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 20, 2008

    South Beach's Wish Restaurant

    Good food at high prices.

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    July 29, 2008
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    March 27, 2008
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    March 27, 2008

    Food News Flash: Bloise Leaves Wish

    No details yet, other than that earlier this week Michael Bloise, one of Miami's star chefs, left his position at Wish restaurant in The Hotel on South Beach. Bloise' menus at Wish were as provocative, whimsical, and innovative -- not to mention tasty -- as any in town. Who else served pan-seared fo ... More >>

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    November 29, 2007
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    November 29, 2007

    Paradise Found

    Dinner in Paradise, a monthly series of charity-driven feasts at Paradise Farms in Homestead, inaugurates its third season this Sunday, December 2nd. Paradise proprietor Gabriele Marewski and Michael Schwartz co-founded the event, which is set outdoors on the farm. “There is something very special ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 23, 2007

    Wishful Shrinking

    One of the Beach’s best is just getting by

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    August 22, 2007
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    March 29, 2007
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    February 22, 2007

    Martha and the Mondavis

    The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival will be honoring both Martha and the Mondavi winemakers at its annual tribute brunch this Sunday, and the aforementioned honorees are preparing the meal.

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of August 10, 2006

    "The victims will never get justice"

  • Dining

    July 13, 2006

    Foie Wars

    Force-feeding amounts to either animal farming or grotesque torture, but do our chefs give a duck?

  • Dining

    February 23, 2006

    Tin Chefs

    The disconnect between a culinary student's white-collar dreams and the restaurant world's blue-collar reality

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    December 22, 2005
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    July 29, 2004
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    November 20, 2003

    Side Dish

    Ceviche masters and the return of Johnny V

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