Sean Brock

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Miami's Tacos Lead a National Revolution

    At this very moment, we are in the throes of a taco revolution. It's not a boom, as the New York Times so wrongly declared about chicken wings earlier this month. Neither tacos nor wings have experienced a decline in popularity. But while the advances in wing cookery have remained mostly limited t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    14. Bruce Ozga: School Pride Shines Through

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue arrives June 19. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's culinary all-stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city a uni ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 19, 2013

    Miami's Food Emperors

    In 2013, locals took hold of Miami dining.

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    In 2013, Miami's Food Scene Finally Blossomed

    The time has come: Miami is finally a fine-food town. The signs are everywhere. The 305 is home to coffee roasters, supper clubs, a ramen house, and a northern Thai restaurant. Sourdough bread is a thing. The word "local" is sprinkled on menus like pepper on steak. The city's beverage scene, once r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Anthony Bourdain's Big Fall Plans: New Judge for The Taste; Parts Unknown Remix (Video)

    Is there anything Anthony Bourdain can't do? Now pretty much retired from the kitchen, Bourdain is a television star, producer, writer, wannabe mixed martial artist, and Brony (a male fan of My Little Pony)! Unlike most of us, who spent the summer trying to get in as much beach time as possible, Bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown, Mind of a Chef Announce Second Season Plans

    Overachiever Anthony Bourdain has a lot planned for fall. The television host/book producer/chef is looking forward to two of his television projects premiering their second seasons. Parts Unknown on CNN is gearing up for a second season of travel, food, and political chow chow.

  • Dining

    July 25, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    Jamie DeRosa Gets Frisky With His Nosh at South Beach's Tongue & Cheek

    Quick question. Remember that swanky spot Tudor House at the Dream South Beach hotel? If so, you'll likely remember Jamie DeRosa, the chef who led the kitchen until the restaurant closed last year. DeRosa, a portly 40-year-old with spiky brown hair and a toothy grin, made a name for himself with, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Husk Restaurant: Rocky Start to a Phenomenal Meal in Downtown Charleston

    "Like I said, we're really sorry, but there's not much we can do for you," says a stout man with a handlebar mustache protruding nearly an inch outside both sides of his face. He did seem genuine. Just a few minutes earlier we were beyond thrilled that a trip to the Carolinas would provide the foo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    21. Frodnesor of Food For Thought

    Since 2009 David Rosendorf -- better known as Frodnesor on Twitter or by his blog, Food For Thought -- has offered even-keeled commentary on Miami's ever-changing scene. As a co-founder of Cobaya, Miami's not-so-underground underground-dining group, he and co-conspirators have helped set the city's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Tongue and Cheek To Open in SoFi: We Chat With Chef/Partner Jamie DeRosa

    Jamie DeRosa has finally announced the project he's been working on since leaving his position as executive chef at Tudor House in July 2012 with partner Michael Reginbogin.Tongue and Cheek, which will open in the former Kane Steakhouse spot in SoFi, will serve "approachable, ingredient-driven, Amer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Yardbird's Pappy Van Winkle: Does This Beach Eatery Have Best Bourbon?

    Pappy Van Winkle is undeniably the "it" spirit. Distilled in Frankfort, Kentucky, these America spirits are rare, expensive, and the drink of choice of celebrity chefs like Anthony Bourdain, Sean Brock, and Mario Batali. The bourbons, which are rated near perfect by Wine Enthusiast magazine and T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    The Broken Shaker Opens

    The Miami cocktail scene has just gotten a little more interesting with the opening of the permanent edition of the Broken Shaker. Read also:- Best Pop-Up Bar: Broken Shaker- Best Bartender: Gabriel OrtaBar Lab's Gabriel Orta and Elad Zvi opened Miami's first pop-up cocktail lounge last January. It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Bourdain In Japan: Sperm Galore

    Anthony Bourdain has been to Tokyo before, but this episode of No Reservations focuses on Cook It Raw, where 15 of the world's leading chefs travel to Japan to prepare a meal for 50 invited dignitaries and media types that apparently involves foraging and hunting for your ingredients -- un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Scarpetta's Michael Pirolo and Nina Compton, Incoming & Outgoing Chefs, Cook Up New Menu Items (Part Two)

    Two of the plates I tried while chatting with with Scarpetta's new chef de cuisine Nina Compton (who just took over the helms this week), and outgoing chef de cuisine Michael Pirolo (who is moving on to Macchialina Taverna Rustica) were new pasta compositions that chef Compton has created for the me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Celebs Party at Satellite Events, Restaurants

    ‚ÄčThe 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 >>