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  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    Van Aken's No Experience Necessary Whets the Appetite With Tales of Kitchens Past

    Norman Van Aken may not be a household name like some of his friends, but that's probably the way he wants it. Credited with being one of the founders of New World Cuisine, Van Aken paved the way for his publicly celebrated friends, such as Emeril Lagasse, Anthony Bourdain, and Mario Batali by creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Ten Best Plantain Dishes in Miami

    It sounds crazy, but in the rest of the country, people don't go bananas for plantains. They occasionally eat a banana from their fruit basket or pop one for potassium, but that's it. They have no clue about the banana's more angular, greener, thick-skinned, less sweet, and consumed-when-cooked cous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    February 2014 Openings and Closings

    February was a huge month for the Miami food scene. The South Beach Wine & Food Festival brought a slew of celebrity chefs -- all wanting to be enchanted by our city's restaurants and bars. And if the likes of Geoffrey Zakarian, Martha Stewart, and Rachael Ray were feeling peckish, they had a host o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Trisha Yearwood Cooks and Sings at Southern Kitchen Brunch (Video)

    Lee Brian Schrager, the founder and organizer of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival declared on stage the Southern Kitchen Brunch is one of his most beloved events. "I don't know if it's because it's so pretty, because some of the best food of the weekend is here, or because it has one of my favor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Saturday's New Times Best Bite on the Beach Winner

    Saturday's Grand Tasting Village at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival saw thousands of people flock to Miami Beach's white sands to sip wine, mingle with the likes of Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse, and Rachael Ray, and chow down on some of the best bites they've ever had from 40 of the finest re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Symon Wins Burger Bash, but We Vote for the Frita

    Michael Symon won the Amstel Light People's Choice Award at the Amstel Light Burger Bash last night for his "The Fat Doug Burger" -- a beef patty topped with pastrami, Havarti cheese, cole slaw and mustard. It was the high point of an evening filled with flesh, as thousands jammed an ocean-side ten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: SOBEWFF, Eats and Beats, and Brunch for a Better World

    The world culinary spotlight is trained on Miami this weekend as the South Beach Wine and Food Festival takes over most of our city. With dozens of celebrity chefs like Anthony Bourdain, Rachael Ray, Eric Ripert, Geoffrey Zakarian, and April Bloomfield cooking for us and posing for countless picture ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    Chef Michael Symon on His Persona: "I Pride Myself on Being a Good Teacher"

    Michael Symon might be best known for his cohosting stint on the ABC daytime show The Chew, but the Cleveland native is also a James Beard Award winner who was named one of the ten best chefs in America by Food & Wine magazine. Symon is a South Beach Wine & Food Festival veteran. He won Burger Bash ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2014

    Groupon Offers "Epic" $5,000 South Beach Wine & Food Festival Package

    It's no secret that I love the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. That weekend is my Super Bowl, a time when I can revel in all things food and wine and cocktails. I happily traipse around the sand during the day, swirling wine while the sun burns my nose. At night, I wander the "tents" in the mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    SOBEWFF 2014: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models on the Menu

    The 13th annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival, presented by Food Network, has announced part of its lineup for the 2014 event, which takes place on Miami Beach and all around town February 20 to 23. The event draws nearly every major celebrity chef in America to our city for a little fun and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    SoBeWFF 2013: The Good, the Bad, and the Crowded

    Each year, more than 50,000 people attend the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's various seminars, dinners, and parties. Most events sell out far in advance despite the usual complaints of high ticket prices, next-to-impossible parking, and long lines to get a bite of food.People rave about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    SoBeWFF 2013 Events Everyone's Talking About

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. A look at the full events lineup of the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival can be dizzying. There are more celebrity chefs than you can shake a ladle at and more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Short Order Loves You: Win Two Tickets to South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Grand Tasting Village UPDATED

    Short Order loves its readers and we're willing to prove our love by giving away a pair of tickets to the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting Village. That's a $450 value -- if you could actually get tickets to this completely sold-out event!On Saturday, February 23, one lucky winner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Sexiest Toques at SoBeWFF and Where to Find Them

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. As human beings, we are subject to the undeniable laws of attraction. If something looks good, we gotta have it. And if you've got an interest in food, neck-breaking sex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    South Beach Wine and Food Festival 2013: The Six Best Events Featuring Miami Chefs

    If you haven't purchased your tickets for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, we suggest breaking out the credit card because many of the more famous events, like Burger Bash, are sold out.Luckily, the four-day long festival is filled with seminars, dinners, and parties -- ensuring there's an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2013: The Five Best Events Under $100

    The South Beach Wine and Food Festival is only a month away and tickets are already selling out. We know..we know. SoBe Fest is all lovely and all..and you'd love to hang out with Anthony Bourdain and Rachael Ray, but you don't have the money to invest in both Burger Bash and a car payment. We hear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Chefs Tweet About Obama Win

    The election was called shortly before midnight. Barack Obama had surpassed the 270 electoral votes needed to retain his position as Commander in Chief. But the real winner of the night was Twitter.According to Yahoo, President Obama's personal tweet, "We're all in this together. That's how we campa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    SoBe Wine & Food Fest Opens Ticket Presale Today for MasterCard Holders; Six Events to Buy Before They Sell Out

    Here's a reason to get excited! The South Beach Wine & Food Festival ticket presale starts today. The presale, which is exclusively for MasterCard holders, gives SBWFF and FIU-benefitting lovers a whole two weeks to buy tickets before they go on sale to the general public October 22. Festival ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Ten Strangest Things at the South Beach Wine and Food Fest

    ​The South Beach Wine & Food Festival wrapped up yesterday after a four-day whirlwind of dinners, brunches, parties, cocktails, and events.Each year we're delighted by the food, impressed by the cocktails, and amazed by the sheer number of celebrities that come to Miami to party and mingle.Dur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Celebs Party at Satellite Events, Restaurants

    ​The hottest ticket in town this weekend may not have been in the Grand Tasting Village or some of the official parties. It seems that the celebs in town for the event were dining and drinking at various small gatherings and uber-private receptions at different venues scattered around Miami and Mi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    SoBeWFF Burger Bash 2012 Menu Revealed

    ​Hot damn! Something we've all been waiting for! Unless of course, you're no body (or Michael Symon). The sixth annual Burger Bash raised the curtains on its much anticipated 2012 menu at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.The meat 'n' bun monstrosities include Hot Chocolate's Signature Burg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival Tickets Go On Sale Today

    Laine DossBourdain will be back at the 2012 SBWFF​Tickets for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival go on sale today.If you attended last year's event you might recall Anthony Bourdain's Wheel of Death, Paula Deen riding Robert Irvine, or Guy Fieri making pizzas for one thousand of his closest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Top Ten Cheapest Celebrity Tippers

    When it comes to tipping, Tiger is under par.​It was reported by TMZ that President Obama "dropped over $200" on a burger lunch for he and a large group of campaign volunteers at Ted's Bulletin Restaurant in Washington, D.C. -- and that he "tipped more than 35%."However, not all famous people are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Six Questions With the Dyslexic Postcards' Joshua Xmas

    Dyslexic Postcards' Joshua Xmas.​The Dyslexic Postcards have been around in one way, shape, or form for a long time now. And their particular breed of rock 'n' roll via the acid wash of alt-psych, punk, blues, and New Wave inflections are the makings of a love-'em-or-hate-'em type of band. Regard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    What Your $225 SoBe Wine & Food Festival Ticket Can Really Buy

    The Grand Tasting Village​No doubt, the South Beach Wine and Food Festival is the premiere event for foodies in Miami and around the world. Each year, tens of thousands of well-coiffed foodies and oenophiles swarm South Beach for a chance to sip wine, nibble on the finest foods and chase dow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Bourdain, Ray, Fieri's Six Most Obscene and Silly Moments

    The South Beach Wine and Food Festival starts Thursday. This is the big time -- when us mere mortals can brush up to the likes of food superstars like Martha Stewart, Anthony Bourdain and Emeril Lagasse. Walking through the tents, we'll thrill at the sight of these men and women who make us marvel a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Food Network Star Convicted of Hiring Homeless Men to Kill His Wife for $500

    via Flickr ronnie44052Juan-Carlos's new farmer's market?​This morning, when I first heard that a Food Network star had been arrested and sentenced to jail, I figured that either Rachael Ray or Guy Fieri had finally been charged with prostitution. Instead I find out that the crime is much more sev ... More >>

  • News

    November 25, 2010
  • Dining

    November 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Sneak Peek at the SoBe Wine & Food Cookbook

    The new cookbook from the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. ​Short Order got our hands on an advanced copy of the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Cookbook: Recipes and Behind-the-Scenes Stories from America's Hottest Chefs. Penned by Festival guru Lee Brian Schrager, the 256- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain Sends a Bloody Valentine to Celeb Chefs

    ​Look out Paula Deen and Rachel Ray, Anthony Bourdain has it out for you. In his latest foodie diatribe, Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook, he attacks celeb chefs, saying there are about as many real chefs on the Food Network as there are music videos on M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Cooking Channel is the Food Network Minus the Annoying TV Hosts

    ​You've seen it, the commercial on Comcast or DirecTV announcing the launch of the Cooking Channel May 31. First thought that probably ran through your head is we already have a cooking channel called Food Network. Don't worry then, this channel doesn't seem like its going to cater to you.In f ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Looking to Attend the SoBe Wine & Food Fest? You Still Can

    ​Food Network personalities, high-profile chefs, and food fans from all over the world will descend over Miami next week for the 2010 South Beach Wine & Food Festival from February 25 to 28. You locals should consider yourself lucky: In years past, you'd be hard pressed to find a ticket to any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Looking to Attend the SoBe Wine & Food Fest? You Still Can

    ​Food Network personalities, high-profile chefs, and food fans from all over the world will descend over Miami next week for the 2010 South Beach Wine & Food Festival from February 25 to 28. You locals should consider yourself lucky: In years past, you'd be hard pressed to find a ticket to any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    South Beach Wine & Food Fest Preview

    ​Tickets for the 2010 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival go on sale this coming Monday, October 26, 2009. The Festival is scheduled for February 25 to 28, and unlike past years there will not be a second block of tickets sold in early 2010. So Monday is, like, the day to buy. A comp ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 1, 2009
  • News

    July 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Hide Out While You Still Can at Lake Worth's Havana Hideout

    If you're not a subscriber to our weekly Cafe Bites dining newsletter for Broward and Palm Beach, here's a taste of what you missed this week. Click here to subscribe.Some secrets South Floridians like to keep to themselves. Lake Worth hole-in-the-wall Havana Hideout has a few of them. Like its choc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Winners and Losers at the SoBe Wine & Food Fest Grand Tasting Village

    Saturday and Sunday marked the South Beach Wine & Food Fest's premier event, the Grand Tasting Village, which cordoned off a huge strip of South Beach the size of three or four football fields and filled it with hundreds of restaurants, distributors, wine vendors, and wineries, all flinging so m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    All the Nasty Bits from an Evening with Anthony Bourdain and Mario Batali

    Elyse Wanshel Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdain at the Miami Book Fair International Thursday night. Although former junkie/gutter chef, Anthony Bourdain claims that his life is “all rainbows and unicorns” ever since the birth of his baby daughter, many of his random comments during last night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Last Night: Anthony Bourdain at the Arsht Center

    This man loves Mac's Club Deuce. (Reason No. 293 why we love this man.) Better Than: Pounding cheap beers between a soul-crushing double on the saute station. The evidence, plainly, is undeniable: the best-selling books, the top-rated Travel Channel Show, the Top Chef judging gigs. Hell, even t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2008

    South Beach Food & Wine Festival, Tickets On Sale October 27

    We know that the South Beach Food & Wine Festival isn't until next year -- February 19 thru 22 to be exact -- but tickets for the event go quicker than cake at fat camp. So be aware that tickets for all the Food & Wine events goes on sale October 27, and yes, we suggest you purchase tickets then if ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 21, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    April 19, 2007

    Hot Mama

    Cooking Mama for the Wii looks good enough to eat.

  • Dining

    February 22, 2007

    Martha and the Mondavis

    The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival will be honoring both Martha and the Mondavi winemakers at its annual tribute brunch this Sunday, and the aforementioned honorees are preparing the meal.

  • Culture

    February 23, 2006

    Food for Thought

    Celebrity chefs set the stage for a show of sustenance

  • Dining

    February 23, 2006

    Bourgeois Binge

    The gastronomic caravan known as the South Beach Wine & Food Festival has pulled into town

  • Calendar

    March 4, 2004

    Flower Power

    Orchids tease, titillate their legions

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