Michael White

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    Bocce Bar Announces New Executive Chef; Timon Balloo at Sugarcane Full Time

    Samba Brands Management (SBM) has announced a personnel change in some of their Miami restaurants. The company, which operates Sushi Samba, Bocce Bar, and Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill, has announced that Daniel Tackett will take on duties as executive chef of Bocce Bar, replacing Timon Balloo as top to ... More >>

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    February 20, 2014

    SOBEWFF Kicks Off Today: Here Are Cheap and Free Events Around It

    The South Beach Wine and Food Festival kicks off its four-day bacchanal today, February 20. The festival includes all manner of parties, dinners, and seminars -- many commanding a pretty penny. But there are still plenty of opportunities to mingle with your favorite celebrity chefs without breakin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Terrazza Executive Chef Stefano Riccioletti Killed in Hit-and-Run

    Terrazza executive chef Stefano Riccioletti was struck and killed yesterday morning by a motorist in an apparent DUI hit-and-run just steps from the restaurant he helmed at the Shore Club Hotel in South Beach. Riccioletti was thrown about 30 feet onto the driveway of the Shelborne South Beach&n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    My Top Ten NYC Restaurants: What I Ate This Summer, Part Two

    It's such a challenge to select only ten little restaurants in a culinary mecca like New York City, but I don't want to overwhelm you (or embarrass myself by publicly declaring every item I consumed over the summer). If you didn't catch the first part of my back to school essay on 'What I Ate This S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: Living La Dolce Vita

    Once again, Anthony Bourdain reads my thoughts and soul and brings me an hour of fast cars, fresh pastas, and aged treats. Of course, we're talking about Italy. Specifically the northern part, known as the bread basket of the country -- Emilia Romagna.Tony is joined by Michael White, once an America ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Top Chef's Gail Simmons on Miami, Just Desserts

    Courtesy South Beach Wine & Food Festival​Gail Simmons, of Top Chef and Food & Wine, returns to Miami in a few weeks for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. This year, she'll host the sold out Dolce Brunch at Blue Door Fish. She co-hosts with James Beard winner Michael White (of Mare ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival Tickets on Sale October 25

    ​Get your wallets ready! Tickets for the 2011 South Beach Wine & Food Festival go on sale Monday, October 25.The festival, which takes place February 24 to 27, 2011, will be celebrating 10 years. Ten years since Lee Schrager took over the one-day wine festival that started at FIU, moved it to ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009