The South Beach Wine & Food Festival turns 13 in 2014, and Lee Brian Schrager, creator of the festival and vice president of corporate communications and national events at Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc., knew exactly how he wanted to celebrate: a good old-fashioned bar mitzvah. "I wanted ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Eight years after opening his flagship restaurant, Momofuku Noodle Bar in the East Village, David Chang is still on top of the food world and only getting bigger (cameos on Top Chef and HBO's hit show Treme, plus a new restaurant set to open in Sydney, Australia).
Arlo HaskellArlo Haskell is a Key West native, a poet and, for the last three years, a member of the small staff responsible for putting on the annual Key West Literary Seminar.In January 2011 the annual event -- which started in 1983 and has a different theme each year -- will explore food in li ... More >>
Courtesy State Archives and Library of FloridaErnest Hemingway posing with sailfish in Key West.Key West is known for its funkiness, its natural beauty, and its lovely weather in winter. It's also been a popular spot for literary types over the decades, including Annie Dillard, Shel Silverstein, ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain will be hosting an event for Books & Books on June 30. Books & Books is Miami's best independent bookseller with an emphasis on quality literature and author-driven appearances. Books & Books has always been supportive of the local foodie community, as a longtime spon ... More >>
Jackie SayetJudge this book by its cover.Last night was one of many funerals for a fallen hero taken before its time, Gourmet magazine. Ruth Reichl, its jilted guardian, gave a remarkably candid and emotional eulogy for her final book tour appearance.The remarkably (yet not surprisingly) composed ... More >>
Ruth Reichl comes to the Miami Book Fair International to plug a huge 1,000-plus recipe cookbook called Gourmet Today -- on the heels of the announcement that there would be no more Gourmet magazine tomorrow. That's sort of like Bernie Madoff going on a financial self-help book tour in the weeks ... More >>
Shock is sweeping the food world this morning along with the news that the November issue of Gourmet Magazine will be its last. It has been rumored for some time that Condé Nast was suffering a decline in ad pages and would be shutting down one of its food titles -- but most assumed Bon Appétit, n ... More >>
The new Fontainebleau joint stakes its claim as a great Miami Beach steak house.