This Monday hurts more than most. Whether you were partying with daddy or crying over the Heat's loss, even a lethal amount of caffeine doesn't seem enough today. When times are tough, start eating. Nothing soothes the stresses of life like comfort food. Creamy, dreamy, fatty goodness on a plate is ... More >>
As the official "food-service provider" for the Miami Heat, chef Michael Jacobs is an integral part of the team because, as everyone knows, what an athlete eats before a game is as important as training. After all, there'll be a big difference in performance if you stuff a player with double bean go ... More >>
Wednesday evening's playoff game was a true nail-biter. With the clock ticking down in overtime, LeBron James won the game for the Miami Heat with two seconds on the clock!
That was just game one!
Tonight at 8:30 p.m. the Heat face the Pacers for another white-knuckle game. Tickets are going for a ... More >>
As the alarm clock rings for the millionth time, you stumble out of bed with the sad realization that it's time to be responsible. You must return to work, emails, rush-hour traffic, and showering. If the stark reality of the workweek has given you a permanent case of the Mondays, don't panic.
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Last evening's Chefs for Obama was a veritable who's who of the Miami culinary scene in Miami. Hosted by chef Michael Schwartz (Michael's Genuine Food & Drink) and congresswoman and Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, the event, held at the Moore Building, was one of a ... More >>
Chef's Club, an informal gathering of some of Miami's hottest talent, has been meeting about every other month since about 2006. This invitation-only gathering of chefs and industry-insiders has a pretty simple goal -- to build and nurture a sense of community among South Florida restaurant professi ... More >>
Read Also: Fill the Grill: Alfredo Montero Wins Round TwoJim Heins Takes Round One A packed house was in attendance for the 2012 Fill the Grill Competition finals at Whole Foods Market Coral Gables last evening, with many attendees having watched the previous two elimination rounds. As people ... More >>
When Michael Jacobs, chef for the Miami Heat players, announced the two competitors for the first round of the Fill the Grill Challenge at the Coral Gables Whole Foods Market, one of the contestants asked for a slight change in title."Just call me Jim. Robyn's the chef around here," said Jim Heins, ... More >>
GrovetoberfestMeet your new best friend...beerBeer will bombard Coconut Grove this Saturday for the first-ever Grovetoberfest at Peacock Park this Saturday, October 15th from 4 - 7 p.m.About 100 beers will be available for your drinking pleasure, including the world premieres of Miami's own Schne ... More >>
Last month I chronicled the winding road that was Whole Foods' "Fill The Grill" competition, where we watched chef Timon Balloo (from Midtown's perpetually crowded Sugarcane), go up against chef Michael Jacobs, (who cooks up our Miami Heat player's creative fare) for the championship title. As on ... More >>
Lesley ElliottChefs Michael Jacobs and Timon Balloo.The championship battle of kitchen wills finally culminated last night at Whole Foods in Coral Gables, where chef Timon Balloo of Sugarcane faced chef Michael Jacobs, who caters to the cravings of our Miami Heat players. Both had previously won ... More >>
Lesley ElliottChefs Michael Jacobs and Samuel Gorenstein. Last night marked the second face off between chefs for the title of champion of the grill at Whole Foods in Coral Gables. Chef Samuel Gorenstein of BLT Steak at The Betsy Hotel was pitted against Chef Michael Jacobs, who caters to the whi ... More >>
Lesley ElliottChefs Timon Balloo and Daniel Ganem.Last night two chefs faced off in the first installment of a cooking competition sponsored by Whole Foods in Coral Gables. Chef Timon Balloo of popular Midtown spot, Sugarcane, went up against Chef Daniel Ganem of the recently opened Kane Steakhou ... More >>
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Before you get into your costume and head out for the weekend, check out what you missed this week on Short Order.
Five gross, perverted and bizarre Halloween candies.Drink zombie blood, get energy.Dress up like a gross processed food on Halloween and get a $2 meal at Chipotle.Ch ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanChef Michael Jacobs with Sunny Anderson at the Signature Chefs EventDidn't read part one of the interview? Check it out here.What's the most popular lunch dish?My barbecue sloppy Joe with ground turkey. It's always a home run. [Editor's note: For some reason, even the American Ai ... More >>
Check out Riki Altman's interview with Eric Chopin, the executive chef at the American Airlines Arena.Five feet and 10 inches of Heat feeding fury.So the Heat lost last night. One person who can't be blamed is Chef Michael Jacobs, the man who makes the team's breakfasts and lunches when they practic ... More >>
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 >>
Jacob KatelCan you name all these chefs? Monday night at The Oceanaire Seafood Room in Brickell, Chef Sean Bernal hosted the Chef's Club, a semi-monthly meeting of some of the tri-county's best food talent for eats, drinks, talkin' smack, and hanging out. Just some of the chefs who came through w ... More >>
Jacob KatelGordon Ramsay is an asshole -- that's why he's fun to watch. So let's all watch him make amateur cooks feel like shit about themselves and their crappy food.MasterChef is new to FOX, but the program is already a UK and Australia phenomenon that has broken television viewing records in ... More >>
"Begun in 2006 as a series of intimate, word-of-mouth chef gatherings at restaurants all across South Florida, Chefs Club Miami -- now boasting a membership of more than 30 of the town's culinary innovators and restaurant industry honchos -- is proud to announce its recent partnership with Whole ... More >>
Bond Street, one of our best sushi establishments, is opening a branch in the tony Thompson Beverly Hills hotel (the flagship Bond Street is in NY - SoBe's opened in 2001). One of the cooler treats at the new place will be soy sauce "caviar", tiny dots of the dark liquid encased in thin-skinned m ... More >>