Orlando Morales

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    Ten Best Restaurants to Open in 2014 (So Far)

    Welcome to another Miami July. Local weather forecasters are chatting about some tropical activity brewing in the Caribbean, electronics stores are touting their layaway specials for Christmas, and we're just trying to take a walk without getting eaten alive by mosquitoes. What to do? We suggest c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    Renovated Uncle Tom's BBQ in Coral Gables Keeps Original Flavor (Photos)

    Uncle Tom's BBQ has been a Miami staple for over 60 years. After a fire forced the Tamiami Trail restaurant to close last year, the operation is back and ready for a resurgence. A location in Pinecrest is scheduled to open, as well as future locations in West Kendall, Doral/Miami Lakes, and Fort Lau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Marlins Concession Foods: BYOF

    Lee KleinAn $8 foot-long dog​At the beginning of last baseball season, I wrote disparagingly of the foods served at Sun Life Stadium. The vendor, Centerplate, had brought in all sorts of interesting new foods to other sports venues around the country. "And what did Marlins fans come out with at Su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Recipe For Sun Life Stadium Cheese Arepas

    One Marlin arepa, hold the Marlin.​No longer any need to rush out to Sun Life Stadium for the delicious food behind the concession stands. Centerplate executive chef Orlando Morales, with whom we just completed a two-part interview with (a-one-and-a-two), has been kind enough to share a reci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Talking Marlins Ballpark Food With Chef Morales: Part Two

    Can we get a little sauerkraut on this?​In part one of yesterday's interview with Centerplate Sun Life Stadium Executive Chef Orlando Morales, we went over some of the logistics of providing food to tens of thousands of hungry Marlins fans. Today the chef describes some of the specific new foods - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Talking Marlins Ballpark Food With The Chef Who Makes It, Part One

    Gotta admit it -- this Everglades pulled pork sandwich looks mighty good.​I recently poked fun at a perceived lack of improvements in Centerplate's concession stand food at Sun Life Stadium. In spite of this, Sun Life's executive chef Orlando R. Morales was good natured enough to answer some quest ... More >>

  • News

    September 19, 2002


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