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Michael Jacobs

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    December 12, 2013

    Scott Conant Dishes on Scarpetta's Fifth Anniversary, His New Book, and Miami's Food Scene

    Scott Conant has a lot of celebrating to do. The celebrity chef has just released The Scarpetta Cookbook ($22.71 on Amazon.com), which features 125 recipes from his award-winning Italian restaurant. Scarpetta's Miami outpost is also celebrating its fifth anniversary with a series of special dinner ... More >>

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    November 7, 2013

    Sliders Pop-Up at Hidden Kitchen: Best Buns on Miami Beach

    Sure, you can call sliders a food fad. But then you'd be forgetting the grand tradition of the pop-in-your-mouth size sandwich. The slider most likely had its start as a finger sandwich, served to proper ladies at tea time, then graduated to a mini-burger at the legendary White Castle. Nicknamed "gu ... More >>

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    October 18, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Grovetoberfest, Seafood Fests, and Trader Joe's Opening

    Let's take a step back for a second to appreciate the meaning of October in Miami. While our northern counterparts are currently shivering their hind quarters as they waddle to their jobs, we're sitting on the front porch, sipping a fresh smoothie while writing this guide. Damn, it feels good to be ... More >>

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    October 18, 2013

    Get Your Grove On: Grovetoberfest, Florida's Largest Beer Festival, Takes Place This Saturday

    October is such an awesome month. We sweat less and our hair doesn't get as frizzy, there are a ton of beer-guzzling Oktoberfest events, and it ends wth Halloween. One other reason that Miamians look forward to October is the annual Grovetoberfest event in Coconut Grove. Now in its third year, Grov ... More >>

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    October 9, 2013

    Grovetoberfest 2013: Rare Keg Tappings, Celebrity Chefs

    Grovetoberfest, the celebration of all things beer, returns to Peacock Park for a third year, bringing tents filled with over 200 different brews to the historic village of Coconut Grove on Saturday, October 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. (Beer socialites get entry in the festival at 3 p.m.; VIP's enter at 2: ... More >>

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    September 11, 2013

    The Hidden Kitchen Sunday Suppa: Comfort Food and Vodka in a Surprise Location

    The e-mailed instructions were slightly mysterious. "Please arrive during the reception hour, as we will sit for supper promptly at 5 p.m. Please find your way to the single door, also located on the north side of the building. There will be a member of our team dressed in black waiting to escort yo ... More >>

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    August 13, 2013

    Saffron Supper Club's Night in Jerusalem: Didactic Dining (PHOTOS)

    There's a verse in the Babylonian Talmud that goes something like this: When friends take leave of each other, it's best that they teach each other something, so that when they see each other next time, they remember what they've learned, and when they remember what they've learned, they will think ... More >>

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    August 9, 2013

    Spend a Night in Jerusalem With Saffron Supper Club at the Hidden Kitchen Sunday

    So you haven't followed through on that "Next year in Jerusalem" promise you made at the last Passover seder, and you never had the chance to live it up in the Holy Land through Birthright. But you can still spend A Night in Jerusalem this weekend, thanks to the Saffron Supper Club. Saffron is a ro ... More >>

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    June 24, 2013

    Top Five Eats & Drinks This Week: Dishcrawl Midtown to $2 Eats and $6 Drinks

    It's Monday and we're not the least bit sad. Sure it's the end of the weekend and the start of the work week, but we can take it. After all, we're champions people! The city celebrates today with a parade for our Miami Heat and the rest of the country groans and drinks their bitter hater-ade. You, ... More >>

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    June 17, 2013

    Top Five Eats and Drinks This Week: Tongue & Cheek, Michy's, The Dutch, and More

    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 >>

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    June 13, 2013

    Heat Ate Meatloaf Before Game 2 Win, Chef Michael Jacobs Says

    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 >>

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    May 24, 2013

    Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers: Six Best Places to Watch the Game

    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 >>

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    April 30, 2013

    Top Five Eats & Drinks This Week

    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. Whet ... More >>

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    September 19, 2012

    Chefs For Obama: Miami's Best Chefs Cook For Fundraiser

    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 >>

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    August 22, 2012

    What Happens at Chef's Club Stays at Chef's Club

    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 >>

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    August 17, 2012

    Whole Foods Fill the Grill Competition: Latin Burger's Shawn Henry Wins Title (Photos)

    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 >>

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    August 3, 2012

    Whole Foods' Fill The Grill Competition: Jim Heins Takes Round One

    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 >>

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    October 12, 2011

    Beer Party in the Grove: Grovetoberfest This Saturday

    GrovetoberfestMeet your new best friend...beer​Beer 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 >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Fill The Grill Bloggers Competition: A Grill-Like Recipe For Apartment Dwellers

    ​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 >>

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    August 18, 2011

    Fill The Grill Competition Finals: Jacobs vs. Balloo

    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 >>

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    August 4, 2011

    Fill The Grill Competition, Part Two: Jacobs Wins Second Round (Photos)

    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 >>

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    October 29, 2010

    Weekly Wrap-Up: Halloween Edition

    Photo by gamene​ 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 >>

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    October 28, 2010

    Chef Michael Jacobs Throws the Heat Cookies and Quinoa

    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 >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Chef Michael Jacobs Feeds the Miami Heat

    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 >>

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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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    April 22, 2010

    Oceanaire Seafood Room Brickell Hosts Chef's Club

    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 >>

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    January 18, 2010

    Behind the Scenes: MasterChef Casting Call, Miami

    Jacob Katel​Gordon 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 >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    September 14, 2009

    Chefs Club Miami & Whole Foods Market: An Unholy Alliance

    ​"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 >>

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    July 28, 2009

    5 Guys, Table 8, Bond Street, Waxing On Waxy, and A Diss At The Polls

    ​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 >>

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    December 27, 2007
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    December 27, 2007

    Grass Chef Heads For Greener Pastures

    Howie Kleinberg and Michael Jacobs have a lot in common. Both chefs are fairly big guys, and have been cooking locally for many a year (Jacobs was originally top toque at Tantra in 1997). Kleinberg started up the kitchen at The Food Gang in Surfside, which for all its glowing PR and critical acclaim ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 27, 2007

    The Year in Dining

    2007 might go down as pivotal for Miami gastronomy.

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    December 5, 2007
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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 >>

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    August 22, 2007
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    August 2, 2007

    Savor the Spice

    Watch and learn from the pros at Macy’s

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    July 12, 2007

    Grass Grows Back

    A gorgeous restaurant with uneven cuisine but budding with promise

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    April 3, 2007
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    April 3, 2007

    This Grass Needs Cutting

    Greener? Not so much After briefly closing its velvet-rope adorned doors to remodel, the Design District's Grass Restaurant and Lounge is giving things another shot. To publicize the refurbished space and unveil chef Michael Jacobs' new menu, promoters invited a bevy of media types and would-be h ... More >>

  • News

    August 3, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of August 3, 2006

    "If an egotistical narcissist wishes to make 10,000 people uncomfortable, she shouldn't charge $200 per ticket"

  • Dining

    July 8, 2004

    Meet the New Neighbor

    The District enlivens the district

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    July 3, 2003

    Opening Night Done Right

    Dos and Don'ts when opening a restaurant -- owners take heed

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    May 1, 2003

    Letters from the issue of May 1-7, 2003

    Invoking Osama bin Laden and remembering George Zirwas

  • Dining

    September 19, 2002

    Moving On

    Celeb chefs are giving the old house the heave-ho and getting cooking elsewhere

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    April 26, 2001

    A Sweet Deal in a Stuffy Place

    Corporate cooking culture

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    February 26, 1998
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