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Michael Schwartz

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    April 3, 2014

    Michael Schwartz Announces First Gastropub at Sea: Celebrates With Free Happy Hour Today

    Michael Schwartz is taking on the high seas once again with the announcement of his new gastropub concepts on Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas class ships. The first, the Quantum of the Seas, launches Fall 2014, sailing from the New York area to the Caribbean. Michael's Genuine Pub is one of 1 ... More >>

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    February 23, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Chicken Coupe Celebrates Fried Chicken With Endless Champagne and American Pie

    At Chicken Coupe, grilled was an unknown word among the participating chefs. Andrew Carmellini walked around speaking to chefs to ensure everything was moving along smoothly and to try the fried chicken, of course. The sold-out event confirmed America's fascination with two things: fried chicken a ... More >>

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    January 24, 2014

    The Bent Fork: Simon Stojanovic Will Pop Up Mondays at the Federal

    Simon Stojanovic knows his way around good, local product. The Australian-born chef learned to respect farm-fresh products as Michael Schwartz's sous-chef at Michael's Genuine Food & Drink and then mastered indigenous seafood at AltaMare, where he was executive chef for three years. He then opened T ... More >>

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    November 29, 2013

    Black Friday Shopping Deals From Michael's Genuine, Schnebly's

    Today is Black Friday and if you're not feeling the usual trip to the big-box retailer, we feel your pain. Screw the crowds, the insane grabbing for the last Duck Dynasty flannel PJs, and the fighting for a parking spot because two of our favorite local Miami merchants are having some amazing Blac ... More >>

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    November 15, 2013

    Michael Schwartz to Open Pop-Up Café at Design Miami

    It's that time of year again. With Art Basel only a few weeks away, Michael Schwartz has announced that he'll be returning to Design Miami. Michael's Genuine Food & Drink Café -- a casual restaurant serving wine, cocktails, paninis, salads, and sweets -- will operate during show hours from Decemb ... More >>

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    October 21, 2013

    Grovetoberfest: Miami Brewers Spotlighted

    The calendar may say it's October, but this weekend's weather felt like July as thousands of beer lovers converged on Coconut Grove's Peacock Park for the third annual Grovetoberfest. Luckily, there was a lot of beer to cool down with -- over 200 different kinds, actually. The brews ranged from dom ... More >>

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    October 7, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Week: Beer, Spirits, and a Benefit

    What do you do during the weeks where nothing is going on after work? Don't know? That's because that's never the case. We're lucky that the Magic City is one of the most social cats in the country and she's always got something up her sleeve to get you off the couch and onto the streets. This we ... More >>

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    July 25, 2013
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    March 19, 2013

    With Oak Tavern, David Bracha Takes Root in the Design District

    Oak Tavern's wooden tables are worn -- their faded chocolate surfaces fashioned out of reclaimed lumber, their corners burnt with the logo of a majestic oak. Outside, a courtyard envelops the eponymous tree. Inside, red brick walls guard a precarious past. In less than a decade, the Design District ... More >>

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    March 4, 2013

    Bill Telepan Pop-Up at Harry's Pizzeria

    Bill Telepan, chef at the Upper West Side restaurant Telepan in New York City, dedicates his time outside the kitchen to Wellness in the Schools, an organization focused on inspiring nutritious eating and fitness in public schools across the country. You may have seen Telepan, alongside the organiz ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    January 2013 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Happy New Year!  2013 looks like it's going to be a great year for Miami food lovers. It seems that since the first of the year, either a new restaurant has opened -- or announces plans to join the scene.Some trends we've been noticing -- New York restaurateurs continue to open southernmost out ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    Sear'N Gears: Michael's Genuine Chef Plans Gourmet Fare on a Bike

    Meet Aleric Constantin, current grill cook at Michael's Genuine and the cycling chef. Aleric attended Le Cordon Bleu, and upon his graduation worked in the kitchen of Eating House for a six-month period before moving on to Michael's Genuine.His time with Giorgio Rapicavoli and presently Michael Schw ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012

    Harry's Pizzeria To Offer Brunch Starting January 6

    Harry's Pizzeria, the casual pizza joint owned by James Beard award-winning chef Michael Schwartz, will be launching a new brunch service starting Sunday, January 6. The brunch menu, spearheaded by chef de cuisine Manny Sulbaran, is short but sweet. It features only six dishes, in addition to weekly ... More >>

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    December 21, 2012

    Last-Minute Gifts from Sushi Samba and Schnebly's

    We're so close to Christmas the countdown is about to switch from days to mere hours. If you're one of those who gets shopping done early, pre-Thanksgiving early, then give yourself a pat on the back and get out of our sight. You're making us feel guilty.For the rest of us scrambling to check off th ... More >>

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    December 5, 2012

    Cochon 555 Announces 2013 Miami Tour Dates, Pre-Sale Begins

    Mark the date. Cochon 555 will be making its way through Miami April 21 at the Four Seasons Miami in Brickell. The pork-centric affair that was dubbed "the event of the year" in 2012 will be making its national rounds again, advocating the expansion of sustainable farming and heritage breed pigs. ... More >>

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    December 3, 2012

    November 2012 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    November in Miami saw many anticipated restaurants opening, and a few closings that had most people surprised, indeed.  Some welcome additions to our local food scene include Dena Marino's MC Kitchen, Myron Mixon's Pride and Joy, and David Bracha's Oak Tavern.Read also:- Florida Cookery: Every ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012

    October 2012 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Open your windows, turn off your air conditioner and enjoy this glorious weather! It's fall in Miami and as the temperature cools off, the restaurant scene heats up!Already we're seeing restaurants come onto the scene in anticipation of the arrival of snowbirds flying south for the winter, tourists ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    Olive Oil From Frantoia to Lucini. What's Your Favorite?

    The first step in building a well-stocked pantry is selecting a good extra virgin olive oil. I've taken this step several times, thus leading to an over-stocked pantry. See also: - Buy Good Olive Oil: Cold Pressed, Extra Virgin, and Organic Are Only The Start In my cupboard, next to the oddball w ... More >>

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    August 21, 2012

    Four Restaurants That Dish for a Cause

    Restaurants have always been part of a community's charitable scene, usually by either hosting fundraisers or donating gift certificates to be used in charity auctions. But we've been seeing a new wave of philanthropy in restaurants that we hope to see much more of. Restaurants have been increasingl ... More >>

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    March 2, 2012

    Cochon 555 Coming to Four Seasons Hotel in Brickell

    ​Cochon 555, the traveling wine and pig competition, is on its fourth U.S. tour. On Monday, its leaders announced it will be making a stop in Miami. The event will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Brickell on April 1st and features some of Miami's top chefs, including Michelle Bernstein of Mic ... More >>

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    November 21, 2011

    Harry's Pizzeria Disappoints

    Most of you know by now that Michael Schwartz has opened a pizzeria named for his son Harry in the former Pizza Volante Design District space. The room has been tinkered with a bit -- industrialized, so to speak -- but the wood-burning brick hearth still spits out pizzas with thin, well-charred crus ... More >>

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    November 17, 2011

    Carmellini, Schwartz, Yes. Behr, Bittman, No. Five Cookbook Authors Not at the Miami Book Fair

    I have come to praise the Miami Book Fair International, not to bury it. I mean seriously: Is there any other event of this size that runs so seamlessly and trouble-free year after year? Plus, if not for Mitchell Kaplan, a lot of people in Miami might still not know what a book is.All I'm saying is ... More >>

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    November 16, 2011

    Outstanding in the Field Plans Big Eats at Hani Khouri's Farm

    Jeremy Fenske​Come January 6, a group called Outstanding in the Field, in cahoots with chef Alejandro Pinero of Sustain Restaurant Bar and farmer Hani Khouri, will hold one of its sensational outdoor farm dinners at Hani's Mediterranean Organics in the Redlands. I spoke with founding chef Jim De ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011

    September 2011 Restaurant Openings & Closings

    ​The annual lull of summer that slows our city has apparently affected even the opening and closing of dining establishments. It's as though it's just too damn hot to consider hanging up new signage or taking down old ones. "It can wait" was the theme of September, as only a handful of dining esta ... More >>

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    August 15, 2011

    Hedy Goldsmith Bakes With Love... And A Little Booze

    Michael's Genuine Food & DrinkHedy Goldsmith is cooking up some lovin' at Michael's Genuine....​Hedy Goldsmith, the executive pastry chef at Michael's Genuine Food & Drink, brings new meaning to the term "take on the day." Goldsmith recently took time out of her busy schedule to chat with ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    Dinner and a Movie Sold Out, Menu is Released

    Courtesy of O CinemaOMG! will look like this... but with food.​Looks like the early birds caught the local, organically raised worms. Tickets to OMG!, a dinner and movie collaboration between Wynwood's O Cinema and Michael's Genuine Food & Drink, are officially sold-out.Notwithstanding the cri ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    A Miami Chef Timeline (1986-2008)

    Chef Allen helped launch the modern Miami dining scene in 1986The closing of Chef Allen's last week represented the end of an important chapter in Miami restaurant history. There was a time in the mid-'90s when the main restaurant debate at gatherings focused on whether Allen Susser, ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011

    Miami Culinary Institute Is New Breeding Ground for Talented Cooks

    Photo by Jackie Sayet​The Miami Culinary Institute, the culinary arts school of Miami Dade College, celebrated the opening of its 34,000-square-foot green building April 14. The school, which took its first group of students in January, will try to change culinary education by training students to ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011

    Essensia's Frank Jeannetti and His Naturally Wild Culinary Ride

    Jeannetti knows his beans. And fruits. And veggies. And meats...​​Frank Jeannetti's name may not come up when people talk about the most recognizable chefs in Miami, but it should. One look over his resume would clue anyone in on the fact that this guy has really established himself here after b ... More >>

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    February 23, 2011

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2011 Menus Shared

    ​The South Beach Wine and Food Festival's premiere events have a lot in common with a White House State Dinner -- both are nearly impossible for us average schmucks to get into and both don't release their menus before the event. Take Burger Bash, for instance. On the event page you'll see a listi ... More >>

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    December 20, 2010

    Open Season at Knaus Berry Farm in Pictures

    Jacob KatelBun life. Rolling fatties all day.​ Knaus Berry Farm bakery probably makes the best cinnamon rolls anywhere in the world. We can't guarantee it, but most people who've had them agree. "The recipe isn't neccessarily secret, but we don't share it," says Thomas Blocher, bakery manager. He ... More >>

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    November 29, 2010

    Blog Watch: Art Basel and New Markets

    D. Kehr​The best of South Florida food blogs last week. You know, in case you missed it while you were in a holiday food-induced coma.Food for Thought puts out a great guide on where to eat during Art Basel. Tinkering with Dinner prepares Monlar oo thoke with his first CSA delivery.Redland Rambles ... More >>

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    November 26, 2010

    Chef Mike Sabin of Prime One Twelve Explains What Happened to Nemo

    Photo by Gary JamesMike Sabin's got the chops. And the fins.​Before we begin, we should clarify: Mike Sabin is not only the head chef at Prime One Twelve. He's actually corporate chef for Myles Restaurant Group, the owners of the aforementioned and also Prime Italian, Nemo, Shoji Sushi, Big Pink, ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010
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    October 4, 2010

    Blog Watch: Food Trucks, Tostones and Sweets

    via Sugar CaveHedy Goldsmith's cookies​Food for Thought reviews Dim Ssam a Go Go and Jefe's Original.Kitchen Interviews builds a meal around Vietnamese prawn crackers.Tostones! Get a recipe by chef Michael Schwartz at The Genuine Kitchen.Foodalogue throws an African-themed dinner party.Redland Ram ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    The Genuine Kitchen: Hedy Goldsmith is Sweet on Basil Ice Cream

    James Beard Award-nominated Chef Michael Schwartz of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink brings his knowledge to your home cooking with a new column, The Genuine Kitchen. A guest blogger for this installment, Michael's Genuine Executive Pastry Chef Hedy Goldsmith shares a recipe and thoughts on basil ... More >>

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    June 8, 2009

    Best of Miami 2009 Preview: Best Chefs

    (New Times Best of Miami issue hits the streets this week. With this post, Riptide 2.0 provides an appetizer. The main course/entire issue will appear on the website Tuesday afternoon.)   Best ChefsCindy Hutson and Doug RodriguezPast honorees of this lifetime achievement-type award ... More >>

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    May 5, 2009

    James Beard Award Winners

    Miami didn't bring home any Beards this year. The award for best new restaurant went to Momofuku Ko  in New York, not Miami's Sra. Martinez, edged out by comic value points for the name Momofuku.Best Chef South went to John Currence from City Grocery in Oxford, Mississippi. One of the dis ... More >>

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    May 4, 2009

    Sister Paper Takes Beard Award for Pig Story

    Michelle Hudginsimage via Riverfront Times Congratulations to Kristen Hinman from our sister paper in St. Louis, The Riverfront Times, for her James Beard award for best Newspaper Feature Writing Without Recipes, for her article "The Pope of Pork."The James Beard Awards are like The Oscars for the c ... More >>

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    April 23, 2009
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    March 3, 2009

    Bengal Indian Cuisine

    Bengal Indian Cuisine from Miami New Times on Vimeo.Bengal Indian Cuisine restaurant at NE 20th and Biscayne Boulevard specializes in "modern Indian" food, but its influences range from traditional Northern Indian to Central Asian and Bangladeshi cooking. Owner Mainul Chowdhury's native country is ... More >>

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    October 10, 2008
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    October 12, 2006
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    July 25, 2002

    The Making of a Manatic

    Fellow travelers, it's time to talk about the mango

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