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Michael Psilakis

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Stephen's Restaurant: Hand-Carved Pastrami in Hialeah

    Circling around Hialeah side streets near LeJeune Avenue we found Stephen's Restaurant only after dodging a 10-foot-by-10-foot slab of marble being offloaded into a warehouse. A New York style deli with house made, hand-sliced pastrami and corned beef loaded onto thick slices of griddled rye bread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Michelle Bernstein in Parade: "Put Down the Spoon, Pick Up a Carrot"

    On yesterday's Sunday cover of Parade, (yes I still pick it up) three good looking chefs are laughing it up. The title of the story is "How Top Chefs Stay Slim" and follows with culinary wizards Art Smith, Cat Cora, and Curtis Stone share belly-busting secrets.Inside: eating rules of advice from Mic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    2011 Prediction Check: Fewer Food Trucks and Boutique Burgers, More Organic

    ​As I dust off my trusty Ouija board in preparation for the Miami dining predictions of 2012, it seems only fair to look back on how I fared on my prognostications of one year ago. On quick glance, it might appear I did rather poorly. Upon deeper reflection, it still might seem as though I should ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Regis Philbin with Nigella, Hosea, Paula Deen, and More: Farewell, Sweet Flirt

    Photo by Marguerite Gil​One of TV's most adored entertainers is leaving. No one knows exactly what his future plans are but if you've checked out his syndicated morning show lately you know he's not really retiring, just "moving on."Regis makes his final exit on November 18 leaving co-host, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Eos Finally Fills Psilakis' Seat

    EOS at the Viceroy Miami ​Eos has finally appointed a new executive chef, Matthew Leonard, who will be taking the helm of both the restaurant and banquet program at the Viceroy. His background is mainly resort focused, logging kitchen time at an array of four and five star properties across the U. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Beyond Best of Miami 2011: Top Restaurant Decor

    Viceroy Hotels and ResortsEos at the Viceroy Miami. ​It's always a challenge to select only one winner when choosing the "Best of Miami." There are finely drawn lines between what we like, what we love, and what we scream from the rooftops.The elegant dining room at hot spot Prime One Twelve stole ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Michael Psilakis's Bistro E Debuts Today

    Three items plus a pint of beer: $15.​It's not often you get to enjoy a three-course lunch conceptualized by a Michelin-starred chef, in a drop-dead gorgeous dining room with a 15th-floor vista of the city, along with a pint of beer, for $15! Usually it costs about ten times that much. But beginni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Donatella Arpaia Makes Cooking Look Glam at Book Launch Event

    Courtesy of the authorDonatella cooks​It's just about every guy's dream to have a woman cook for him, but when that woman has a banging bod and wears stilettos while sautéing, well that will just about put any heavy testosterone-toter over the edge. So it was with great pleasure that many local g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Food & Wine Magazine: Lazy and Anti-Hispanic? (Updated)

    ​This year's winners for Food & Wine magazine's best new chefs are out and the choices are an outrage. Not only did Miami get screwed again, but the absence of Hispanics in this respected mag's list is apparent and ugly.The issue names ten new chefs from across the country as tops. They hail f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Chef Michael Psilakis's Spicy Shellfish Yiouvesti Recipe

    Psilakis's spicy shellfish yiouvestiStill can't get enough of chef Michael Psilakis, even after last week's two-part interview, huh? We understand. After all, many Americans haven't ventured too far past Greek salad, gyros, and the occasional stuffed grape leaf, so we just gobble up whatever tidbit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Interview With Michael Psilakis of Eos, Part Two

    Here's Part Two of our interview with Eos at the Viceroy's Chef Michael Psilakis. You can read the first part of the interview here.Michael Psilakis is sittin' pretty, even without a Beard...​What did you gain from your travels that you'll bring back to your restaurants?For me, there's no better w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    Handicapping the James Beard Awards

    Consider it March Madness for gastronomic geeks: This Monday, March 22 the esteemed semifinalist nominees for the James Beard Awards 2010 will be whittled down to the even more esteemed finalists. In the combined spirit of great cooking and great bookies, we are offering the betting odds for who wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Looking to Attend the SoBe Wine & Food Fest? You Still Can

    ​Food Network personalities, high-profile chefs, and food fans from all over the world will descend over Miami next week for the 2010 South Beach Wine & Food Festival from February 25 to 28. You locals should consider yourself lucky: In years past, you'd be hard pressed to find a ticket to any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Looking to Attend the SoBe Wine & Food Fest? You Still Can

    ​Food Network personalities, high-profile chefs, and food fans from all over the world will descend over Miami next week for the 2010 South Beach Wine & Food Festival from February 25 to 28. You locals should consider yourself lucky: In years past, you'd be hard pressed to find a ticket to any ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Miami Food Scene Is Stalled

    ​ For a while there, when Michy's, Michael's, Fratelli Lyon, North One 10, Pacific Time 2 and Red Light were all newish news, it looked as though Miami was on its way to becoming a cool food town -- the sort with a community of chefs who open restaurants that reflect their vision, and that, t ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 23, 2009

    Eos Dazzles

    The new benchmark for Miami's hotel restaurants.

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