Phillip Bryant

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Donuts, Cocktails, and Red Solo Cups

    This weekend is all about indulgence, fun, and red Solo cups. Start by nabbing a free donut (or doughnut depending on where you're going) for a morning treat or mid-day sugar rush. Then, while snacking on your spherical pastry, plan your weekend. You've got choices. Grab some barbecue (or make so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Chef Phillip Bryant's Ten Tips For a Perfect Backyard Barbecue

    In every part of the United States people are rejoicing at the end of a long, tough winter and the start of the best season of all -- grilling season. Granted, a harsh winter for us means we had to break out a sweatshirt from time to time, but Miamians still love to grill their hearts out. With Fath ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    Swine's Bulleit Bourbon Dinner: A Night of Foie Gras

    "Maybe we're at a new pop-up at Swine tonight? Quack?" someone at our table quipped. Indeed, last evening's special bourbon dinner at Swine Southern Table & Bar was more duck-centric than the usual porcine-based menu at the Coral Gables restaurant. The dinner was co-hosted by ChatChow TV and Bullei ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Iron Fork: Food, Cocktails, and Two Incredible Battles (Photos)

    Thousands of hungry and thirsty people converged upon Grand Central Miami last evening to eat, drink and be merry at New Times' fifth annual Iron Fork.  Over three dozen of Miami's hottest restaurants served up some fine eats while a host of open bars attended to the liquid needs of party goers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Iron Fork's Tonight! Food Truck Competitors Alfredo Montero and Robyn Almodovar Say It's War

    Robyn Almodovar and Alfredo Montero are normally very good friends.  After all, they have a lot in common. Both of their food trucks, Mr. Good Stuff and Palate Party, have won countless awards for their creative menus and delicious foods and  both chefs have been featured on television (Mo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 18, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Iron Fork Competitor Phillip Bryant On How He's Prepping for Battle

    The fifth annual Iron Fork competition, set for October 18 from 7 - 10 p.m. at Grand Central, not only features good food and cocktails from some of Miami's best restaurants. It also showcasess an awesome death match-style battle where two of south Florida's finest chefs fight each other for the sup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Win Two VIP Tickets to Iron Fork

    The mere thought of Iron Fork, the premiere Miami event on October 18 from 7 - 10 p.m. at Grand Central that features the best Miami restaurants serving up tasty morsels for your nibbling enjoyment has got your mouth watering.Add to that an open bar featuring crafted cocktails made with Smirnoff, Ca ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 17, 2011
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    October 3, 2011

    Yardbird Takes Wing Tonight

    ​​​​​For all of my recent harping about hype, we at Short Order have certainly done our part for Yardbird Southern Table & Bar. Back in April we announced its coming; in August we told you of its delay. The official opening date was posted by us in September. Then, just yesterday, our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Yardbird Southern Table & Bar Sets Opening Date ... Finally

    Yardbird Southern Table & BarYardbird is finally scheduled to open in October. Run chicken, run!​It seems as though Yardbird Southern Table & Bar has been teasing us for the better part of 2011 with random Jeff McInnis sightings, videos of running chickens and other slight of hand tricks.B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Chefs Justin and Norman Van Aken Dish on Norman's 180

    Photo by Riki AltmanThe threesome behind 180.​When we hit up chef Norman Van Aken for an interview a few months ago, he mentioned he'd soon open a new restaurant in Miami, but he neglected to say his son, Justin, would fan the flames at his side. But there Justin was at the pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Sea Bass Ceviche with Salad From Norman's 180

    .How do we love thee, ceviche? Let us count the ways...​Since Norman Van Aken is doing a 180 by coming back to Coral Gables, partnering in the kitchen with his son and a fresh-faced Phillip Bryant, and putting local sourcing at the top of the priority list, we thought we'd mix things up a bit and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Norman Who?

    Artist sketch of Norman -- no known photos of the man exist.​Seems this fella named Norman Van Aken is debuting a restaurant in Coral Gables tonight. It's going to be called Norman's 180. Lord knows Coral Gables can use a boost. Too bad Van Aken didn't try this a decade ago, when the neighborhood ... More >>