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  • Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    Slow Food Miami Accepting Nominations for Snail of Approval Awards

    Just a few short years ago, Miami's food scene wasn't exactly known as a thriving mecca of locavore cuisine. Even with its proximity to oceans teeming with fish and farms that raised everything from tropical fruit to cattle, South Florida establishments ordered more from Sysco than farmer Joe. See ... More >>

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    January 16, 2014
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    August 21, 2013

    Local10: Restaurant Owners Buy Produce From Dumpster Divers

    Peruse the menu at many of Miami's fine dining establishments and you'll see proclamations of farm-fresh produce complete with the names of the farms in which your tomato or mango was lovingly grown. That's all well and good, but have you ever stopped to think where cheaper, lesser known restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Taste of the Nation Fights To End Childhood Hunger July 25

    Who likes being hungry? Nobody. That's precisely why Share Our Strength, the country's leading anti-hunger group, exists. Their No Kid Hungry campaign is fueled by the objective of ending childhood hunger in America. To do this, the Share Our Strength organization is bringing back its highly respe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Jonathan Eismann, Former Pacific Time Chef/Owner, Kills Pedestrian In Alleged Hit-and-Run Accident

    Just a short 18 months ago, chef Jonathan Eismann was one of the biggest names in Miami's restaurant scene with acclaimed eateries Pacific Time, Fin, Q, and Pizza Volante under his management. By last April, his enterprises began toppling: The restaurants folded, lawsuits piled up, and his Venetian ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Local Food in Miami: Phonies, Freeloaders, and the Real Deal

    Flickr CCJeff McInnis grew up among a family of farmers. As the chef and partner at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, he strongly advocates a farm-to-table ethic."People should know where the food they are eating is coming from," he says. "It's the responsibility of all chefs to know as well, and t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Energy Kitchen Fills You Up Without Filling You Out

    ​In New York,  Energy Kitchen is king. They have 10 outlets and counting across the boroughs, and everyone sings their praises. But when looking to expand outside the big apple, CEO and FIU alumnus Anthony Leon told us there's no place like our own backyard. Energy Kitchen opened up shop two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Haven is Kitchen Heaven to Chef Todd Erickson (Part 2)

    Haven Gastro-Lounge​Yesterday, we spoke to Todd Erickson, Executive Chef at Haven Gastro-Lounge, about his move to Miami and found out how he got started in the catering business. Now we discover the secret behind his quick transition from Zuma to Haven, as well as the truth behind a restaurant's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Jonathan Eismann's Mansion in Foreclosure, Bills Due

    Jonathan Eismann​Earlier this week, Miami New Times sat down with restaurateur Jonathan Eismann to discuss the disappearance of his restaurant empire and his new pizza venture (read the two-part interview here and here). At the helm of four successful venues last year (Pizza Volante, Fin, Q, ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 3, 2011
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    January 28, 2011

    Sneak Review: De Rodriguez Ocean

    Lee KleinCorvina with shellfish​Morsels from next week's Cafe review of De Rodriguez Ocean:Comfortably cushioned seats surround dark wooden tables; red votive candles, glassware, flatware, and salt/pepper shakers culled from the low-end pages of a Sysco catalogue sit atop. Dinner here is an expens ... 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 >>

  • Dining

    October 1, 2009
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    April 28, 2009

    New Spa Restaurant In South Beach

    Essensia Restaurant & Lounge at The Palms Hotel & Spa (3025 Collins Ave., South Beach) will be making its debut this Mother's Day, May 10th, with a holiday brunch. The Palms' executive chef Gerd Richter has created a menu of "nourishing gourmet cuisine" that according to Maria Bond, Director ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 11, 2008

    King of Cacao

    Sure, this Venezuelan chocolate makes Willy seem a wonk. But the food is dandy too.

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2008

    3 Food Headlines to Ruin Your Day

    Ethiopia, Fast food, MacDonald's, Florida grouper, Asian catfish, Sysco

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    Please Believe That Grouper is Grouper

    Kyle Munzenrieder What ends up on your plate won’t be a grab bag. Some people open their mouths and enjoy anything that goes in. But more discerning types worry that grouper advertised on the menu may actually be Mrs. Paul's Fish Sticks. Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum announced today th ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 6, 2008

    Burgers and Pies

    Primo Pizza and Fatburger cater to late-night snackers on the Beach.

  • Dining

    December 6, 2007

    Ouzo's Goes South

    As it becomes a bistro, the former Greek place slides in more ways than one.

  • News

    April 26, 2007

    In the Kids' Corner

    "They were talking about how they survived by drinking salt water mixed with toothpaste."

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2007
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    April 25, 2007

    “White Marble Farms" Pork = Hog Wash!

    In my upcoming restaurant review of Acqua, in the Four Seasons Miami, I write of having ordered a main course of Szechuan-glazed “White Marble Farms pork shank,” and then go on to explain that this pastoral moniker is a brand name cooked up by Sysco marketers for industrial pork from Cargill Mea ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 19, 2007

    Having Seconds

    A pair of high-end hotel restaurants gets a second look

  • Dining

    January 11, 2007

    Fast-Food Children

    Making school lunches healthy is an uphill battle

  • News

    September 28, 2006

    Letters from the Issue of September 28, 2006

    "She created more blight than she removed"

  • Dining

    September 7, 2006

    Great Bait

    Alta Mar is nothing fancy, but the seafood sure is tasty

  • Dining

    August 17, 2006

    Fast Fish

    Trolling for seafood is as easy as rolling down the car window

  • Dining

    April 6, 2006

    Inside Edition

    Behind the line at Miami’s hottest new restaurant

  • Dining

    February 23, 2006

    Tin Chefs

    The disconnect between a culinary student's white-collar dreams and the restaurant world's blue-collar reality

  • Dining

    January 13, 2005
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    February 19, 2004

    Restaurant Chefs Are Doing It for Themselves

    There's less of a hunger for sweets makers

  • Dining

    October 19, 2000

    Take It Back, Please!

    Rodz of South Beach

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    February 24, 2000


    Saying Grace over Life's Food

  • News

    March 7, 1996

    Sell It or Smell It

    Potatoes are plentiful, but green beans are scarce. Okra abounds, and tomatoes are holding their own. If it weren't for Allapattah's terminal market, Miamians would have no food for thought.