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Michelle Bernstein

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    August 27, 2014

    Sun Life Stadium's New Food Offerings: Michelle Bernstein, BurgerFi, and More

    It's hard to believe, but summer is nearing completion and football pre-season is already here. The Miami Dolphins play the St. Louis Rams this Thursday, August 28 at Sun Life Stadium and if you're going to the game -- go hungry for both a win and a solid meal. This time, we're not talking just nac ... More >>

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    June 16, 2014

    3. Michelle Bernstein: Miami's Culinary Darling

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue is here. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's culinary all-stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city a unique flav ... More >>

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    May 28, 2014

    Michelle Bernstein to Open Restaurant at Thompson Miami Beach Hotel

    It seems that Michelle Bernstein has another project on her hands. The Miami chef who recently announced the temporary closing of her Upper Eastside Michy's for a concept change and facelift, is also working on her first Miami Beach restaurant. Prior to this announcement, Bernstein had a small Sout ... More >>

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    May 14, 2014

    Michy's to Close, Will Reopen as New Concept

    Michy's, Michelle Bernstein's flagship Miami restaurant, is closing. The restaurant, which opened in 2006, is closing Saturday, June 28, after eight years on Miami's Upper Eastside. See also: Top Ten Influential Figures in Miami Dining

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    November 5, 2013

    Michelle Bernstein to Offer Thanksgiving Dinners To-Go

    This year, Michelle Bernstein can cook your Thanksgiving turkey. For the first time in her career, the James Beard Award-winning chef will be offering entire holiday dinners to-go from her Design District restaurant, Crumb on Parchment.

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    July 26, 2013

    Michy's Launches Brunch This Sunday, Offers Free Drink

    Michy's, the Biscayne Boulevard restaurant helmed by James Beard Award-winning chef Michelle Bernstein, wants you to eat this meal every Sunday: fried chicken and waffle sandwiches stuffed with maple syrup and gravy. Michy's also wants you to drink. The Upper Eastside staple is launching its inaug ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013

    Watch Michelle Bernstein's New Lean Cuisine Salad Commercial

    Here's the scenario: It's 8 p.m. and you're just leaving the office after a 12-hour marathon work session with the new boss. You're exhausted and hungry. In fact, the mere thought of even stopping to pick up a pizza is too taxing. How does a salad prepared by Miami chef extraordinaire Michelle Ber ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013
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    February 11, 2013

    Top Chef Season 11 Miami Open Call: Michelle Bernstein Gives Us Advice

    Bravo cooking competition Top Chef has given the culinary world a lot of new names. You could argue that talented toques like Jeff McInnis, Lindsay Autry, Micah Edelstein, and Hung Huynh would have made it to the head of the class with or without a stint on the popular reality show. The competition, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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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    October 23, 2012

    Chef Michelle Bernstein: Sunday Suppers, Kids, and, Oh Yeah, a Bakery

    She's possibly one of the busiest ladies in South Florida. Michelle Bernstein often leads the culinary pack and leaves her fellow chefs in the dust. This year, she closed her Design District restaurant Sra. Martinez and opened a Miami Beach outpost of her bakery/cafe Crumb on Parchment at the Webste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Michy's to Go Cell-Phone Free at Sensational Sundays Dinner Series

    Trying to juggle parenting with running a group of successful restaurants has to be a challenge for Michelle Bernstein and her husband/partner David Martinez. Especially when Bernstein and Martinez are planning their next restaurant concept (though that nugget of intel has been confirmed, the date, ... More >>

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    August 28, 2012

    Michelle Bernstein Brings Crumb on Parchment to Miami Beach

    Michelle Bernstein is finally making a move over the causeway with her Crumb on Parchment outpost at The Webster hotel on South Beach.Opening Wednesday, August 29, Crumb at The Webster will feature the same fast casual soups, salads, sandwiches,and baked goods that Bernstein's Design District eatery ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012
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    June 29, 2012

    Sra. Martinez in Design District Closing, Michelle Bernstein Says Adios July 6

    Read also "Michy's Queen Scores with Sra. Martinez (2/26/2009)," "Michelle Bernstein to Leave the Omphoy" (Clean Plate Charlie) and "Fratelli Lyon Closes in Design District."Short Order has confirmed that Michelle Bernstein and her husband/partner David Martinez will close their celebrated Sra. Mart ... 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 >>

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    February 17, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Miami Chefs Talk About Their Favorite Events

    ​Chefs are busy people. When the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival comes to town, many of them are even busier than usual. Poor, poor chefs: They're either working so hard at the festival or working so hard because of all the extra foodies in town for the festival that they don't g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Michelle Bernstein Leaving the Omphoy: "The Drive Was Really Nice"

    ​We have but a pithy press release that states the following:"As of February 1, 2012, Chef Michelle Bernstein will no longer be involved with The Omphoy Ocean Resort in Palm Beach, Florida. She and husband/partner David Martinez continue to own/operate Sra. Martinez, Michy's, and Crumb on Par ... More >>

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    November 24, 2011
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    October 17, 2011

    Michelle Bernstein is Mama Bernstein Now

    Michelle and David: Lots on their plate.​A somewhat weary-sounding Michelle Bernstein is on the other end of the phone line. She explains that she's just returned home from a television taping and finished putting Zachary to bed."Zachary?" I ask, feeling as though I was about to be the last to fin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Vending Machines Replacing Lunch Ladies in Miami-Dade Schools

    ​The machines are taking over the cafeteria. Starting this fall, some Miami-Dade students will be getting their school lunch from a vending machine and not Berta, the hairnet-clad lunch lady. Rest assured though, Junior won't be eating just corn chips and soda pop. The high tech machines serve hea ... More >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Second Career Ideas For 10 Miami Chefs

    ​With the news that former Pacific Time chef/owner Jonathan Eismann is now a realtor, it seemed like an opportune time to reflect upon potential second careers for other local chefs. After all, we know that the restaurant biz is a bitch, and dining establishments don't last forever, and...well, le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Michelle Bernstein Prepares Lionfish on Good Morning America (Updated)

    ​Chef Michelle Bernstein fileted and prepared lionfish for the cameras of Good Morning America as part of a segment about the spread of the invasive species in Florida waters that airs tomorrow Wednesday. Lionfish is a colorful predatory fish native to Indo-Pacific waters that has been  s ... More >>

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    June 29, 2011

    Michelle Bernstein Talks Watermelon at the Macy's Chefs A-Go-Go Kick-off

    ​At the Biscayne Truck Triangle Roundup on the grounds of Johnson & Wales University, chef and restauranteur Michelle Bernstein made about 1,000 samples of a refreshing summer dish to distribute to visitors for free. All of the meals were scarfed down by eager eaters within an hour.Miami was t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Smitten Kittens at the Café at Books & Books and Michy's

    ​Love Bites is a regular column on Short Order. Find other installments here.People, especially my recently divorced friends and those who have spent way too many nights picking pet fur out of their bellybuttons, always ask how I dig up men for my dating pool. The bottom line is this: I take every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2010

    Michelle Bernstein's Sra. Martinez Brunch: Eggs, Tapas, and Fried Chicken

    ​Get ready for some morning decadence as Sra. Martinez launches brunch. Michelle Bernstein's Spanish tapas-style restaurant, known for its unique and delectable tapas menu, takes on more traditional dishes that are close to Bernstein's heart. "Tapas are a big part of the concept at Sra., but I wan ... More >>

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    October 11, 2010

    Michelle Bernstein, Jeff McInnis, and Kris Wessel to Cook for Common Threads Benefit

    Courtesy of Mimi Chacin/Common ThreadsMaking sushi​Common Threads co-founder Art Smith will chair the first Miami benefit for the organization. It's a lineup worthy of an All-Star team if cooking had a midsummer classic.  Check the line-up: Michelle Bernstein, Jeff McInnis (Gigi), Sam Gorenst ... More >>

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    September 13, 2010

    Chef Michelle Bernstein at Saks Fashion's Night Out

    Photo by JipsyChef Michelle Bernstein​While fashion was the main attraction this past Friday at Fashion's Night Out in the Bal Harbour Shops, the food was also something to talk about. Celebrity Chef Michelle Bernstein traipsed on over to Saks Fifth Avenue, whipping up some small tasty bites for s ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    Hot Plates: Josh Del Valle at Sra. Martinez

    Photo By Danielle Alvarez​Josh Del Valle is fresh from the big city. The line cook made the move from NYC to Miami just four months ago to rub shoulders with Michelle Bernstein. He has a boyish charm and culinary finesse. But before attending The French Culinary Institute, the 27-year-old mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    Top Chef Season 7: Cold War, Episode Recap

    Andrea Curto-Randazzo stares down Michelle Bernstein and Padma Lakshmi. ​Prior to the airing of this episode of Top Chef, I saw that Michelle Bernstein (of Michy's and Sra. Martinez) would be one of the judges. I wondered if this would work for or against Talula chef Andrea Curto-Randazzo. The Mia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Michelle Bernstein To Be A Judge on Top Chef Once Again

    Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersMichelle Bernstein. ​Last night at a casual dinner at Michy's, Short Order found out that chef/proprietor Michelle Bernstein judged an episode of the new season of Top Chef, which begins this Wednesday night on Bravo. While Bernstein has officiated Top Chef in the past ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Cool Restaurant Interiors: Sra. Martinez

    ​Michelle Bernstein's Sra. Martinez exudes warmth and modernity. When you walk through the commanding front door of the former 1920s post office that houses the restaurant, you're struck by bold red, black, and white accents in the dining room. Immediately, your eye is drawn to the second floor, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Michelle Bernstein Wins in Food & Wine's 25 Best Cookbooks 2009

    ​Congratulations to Michelle Bernstein for winning a spot on Food & Wine's top 25 cookbooks of 2009.According to Publishers Weekly, "Every year, about 24,000 new cookbooks hit bookstore shelves." Michelle Bernstein's book Cuisine á Latina is available at all major retailers and online.Big ups ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 1, 2009
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    May 6, 2009

    Michy's Croquetas Recipe

    You asked, we fetched. Mercy wrote in: "I tried making Michy's croquetas and matched up the ingredients well -- but what breading is used?  Can you give me the receipe for the croquetas and fig marmalade? It is one of my favorites."The recipe for croquetas with blue cheese and jamón serrano is ... More >>

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    February 20, 2009

    Save The Date: Cooking with Michelle Bernstein

    Mark Tuesday, March 10th in indelible ink and reserve now if you fancy the chance to cook with Miami star chef Michelle Bernstein: Bernstein will be demonstrating recipes from her new book Cuisine a Latina that night for a Miami Slow Food event sponsored by Whole Foods. In case you've had your head ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Michy's Second Season

     Michelle Bernstein returns as host of WPBT-2's popular television show Check, Please! South Florida, and Season 2, which premieres Monday, March 9th, promises to contain almost as many new twists as the latest episodes of Lost. On second thought, maybe I'm exaggerating a bit; there are really ... More >>

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    October 16, 2008
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    October 10, 2008
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    October 6, 2008

    Big and Bigger Breaking Restaurant News

    Big News: Domo Japones, the chic Asian bistro in the Design District, closed its’ doors for good after last night’s service. Bigger News: I have heard that Michelle Bernstein has taken over Domo’s lease and is going to move Michy’s into the space. Stay tuned for details. Read our update h ... More >>

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    January 10, 2008
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    January 10, 2008

    The Mile-High Snub

    “Celebrity chefs bring plane food to new heights” blared the business section headline in Saturday’s Miami Herald. Charlie Trotter, Todd English, and our own Michelle Bernstein are highlighted in the article as pioneers of haute in-flight cuisine -- and also as harbingers of “the airline i ... More >>

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    August 28, 2007
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    August 28, 2007
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    April 6, 2006
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    April 6, 2006

    Inside Edition

    Behind the line at Miami’s hottest new restaurant

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    March 24, 2005
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    May 11, 2000
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    May 11, 2000

    Best New Restaurant

    Mark's South Beach

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    October 28, 1999

    Side Dish

    The South Beach, er, shuffle

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