Robyn Almodovar

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    September 4, 2014
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    June 18, 2014

    Taste of the Nation: South Florida's Best Chefs Serve Up a Great Evening

    Taste of the Nation South Florida, the fundraising gala that benefits Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign, took over the Loews Miami Beach Hotel last night. Just about every chef worth his or her salt was at the event -- either serving their best bites or mingling as a guest. The event feat ... More >>

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    February 6, 2014

    Food Network Filming New Show in Miami

    It's all so hush, hush and top secret that we can't share the name, but a new Food Network show about food trucks is filming in Miami tomorrow and next week -- and they're looking for people to be on camera. The competition-type show is looking for people to act as audience, with some people having ... More >>

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    November 7, 2013

    Lorena Garcia Debuts Cookware Line on HSN, Mentors Local Chefs

    Lorena Garcia's test kitchen is festooned with fairy lights for the launch party of her new cookware line. Walking into the two-story modern house tucked off Biscayne Boulevard, guests are greeted by a bartender with a glass of champagne as servers pass around bite-size portions of Thanksgiving tr ... More >>

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    June 19, 2013

    Hell's Kitchen Casting Call at Eden Roc Saturday

    What do Miami chefs Robyn Almodovar, Paula DaSilva, and Ralph Pagano have in common besides knowing how to whip up a damn good meal? They've all been featured on the Fox reality show Hell's Kitchen, and you can be next. Although Season 11 hasn't yet wrapped, chef Gordon Ramsay is searching for more ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    Nominate Miami's Sweetest Culinary Couple, Win a Gift Card

    Throughout history there have been famous couples that have worked together. in just about every industry.Some duos that come to mind are Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall; Bonnie and Clyde; John Lennon and Yoko Ono; Hillary and Bill Clinton; Masters and Johnson; Irene and Frederic Joliot-Curie; Car ... More >>

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    January 7, 2013

    Miami's Ultimate Food Truck Is The Health Nut on Wheels (Photos)

    A new food truck was crowned supreme at Magic City Casino Saturday night, when The Health Nut on Wheels won the Ultimate Miami Food Truck Competition, beating out seven other food trucks to win the title and a cool $5,000 cash prize.Attendees were treated to an interactive evening, with each food tr ... More >>

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    November 13, 2012

    Miami Heat Season Opener Party with Mario Chalmers in Miami

    The Miami Heat's Mario Chalmers is throwing a party to celebrate the kick-off of another white hot season of beating the crap out of every other team (we hope). The party, hosted by Chalmers and attorney Michael Grieco is being held at the Hilton Downtown Miami Hotel on Sunday, November 18, from 7 p ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    October 18, 2012

    Iron Fork: One, Two, Three, Four..Look Who Started a Twitter War

    When I spoke with the Iron Fork Food Truck Battle contestants to get a little piece on strategy, I thought it would be the usual "the other chef is so talented...I'll do my best...blah blah blah."Read Also: Iron Fork's Tonight: Food truck Competitors Alfredo Montero and Robyn Almodovar Say It's WarL ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012
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    October 9, 2012

    Iron Fork: New Chef Announcement and Half-Priced VIP Ticket Offer

    The fifth annual Iron Fork competition, set for October 18 at Grand Central, has a new chef lineup for its featured competition. In it, two of Miami's top chefs battle in a gladiator-style competition of wits and skill using knives, fire, and raw meat as their weapons of choice. Only one will remain ... More >>

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    September 17, 2012

    Taste of the Beach September 29 and 30

    The first annual Taste of the Beach and End of Summer Block Party will be presented by The Beach Channel on September 29 and 30. It's an inaugural community driven, two-day event that will feature notable chefs, local restaurants, music and fun activities for the kiddies including face painting and ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    Whole Foods' Fill The Grill Competition: Jim Heins Takes Round One

    When Michael Jacobs, chef for the Miami Heat players, announced the two competitors for the first round of the Fill the Grill Challenge at the Coral Gables Whole Foods Market, one of the contestants asked for a slight change in title."Just call me Jim. Robyn's the chef around here," said Jim Heins, ... More >>

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    July 10, 2012

    Taste of the Nation Celebrates 25th Anniversary on July 19

    Taste of the Nation, the event that brings together Miami's best chefs to benefit Share Our Strength, is celebrating its silver anniversary with a stellar lineup of food and drink.On Thursday, July 19, over three dozen restaurants will offer their best bites to sample at the Turnberry Isle Miami. So ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    Hell's Kitchen Watch Party Tonight at Tobacco Road With Cheftestant Robyn Almodovar

    Palate Party chef/owner Robyn Almodovar has been battling for culinary supremacy since the June 4 premiere of Hell's Kitchen.Hell's Kitchen is the cooking show that pits chefs not only against each other in a series of culinary challenges -- but also against Gordon Ramsay, the potty-mouthe ... More >>

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    June 4, 2012

    Lorena Garcia, Robyn Almodovar on Hell's Kitchen, Top Chef Masters

    For decades, talent scouts and filmmakers have scoured our tropical city in search of beautiful faces attached to perfect tanned bodies. It's true that Miami has more than its fair share of perfection in human form. But we also have talent and brains to go with that beauty.Take local chefs, Robyn Al ... More >>

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    September 27, 2011

    Palate Party Resumes Service at Tropical Park Tonight

    Palate PartyChef Robyn Almodovar resumes service at Palate Party.​Last week, Short Order reported that chef Robyn Almodovar, owner of Palate Party, was airlifted to the hospital after being burned in a propane accident on her food truck. Almodovar assured us that although she suffered facial burns ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Palate Party Food Truck Owner in Accident; Weekend Truck Tracker

    Palate PartyPalate Party owner and chef Robyn Almodovar was airlifted to Broward General Hospital, then Jackson Memorial Hospital after an accident on her Palate Party truck left her with burns to her face.​We spoke with chef Almodovar, who was released from the hospital yesterday evening. " ... More >>