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    July 11, 2014

    Tapas y Taps: Whole Foods Coral Gables' New Boozy Hangout

    Have you ever walked through Whole Foods and thought, "I really need a drink"? Maybe that feeling comes while perusing their extensive wine selection. Perhaps it hits when your shopping companion won't stop complaining about that awesome soccer match he's missing at home. Well now, there's a spot wh ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013
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    April 26, 2013

    Burger Beast Announces Frita Feast Pop-Up Dinner

    May may be National Hamburger Month, but Burger Beast Sef Gonzalez doesn't want the burger's Latina cousin to be forgotten amidst all the meaty hoopla. New York may have a White Castle obsession and Minneapolis might be manic about their Juicy Lucy, but we have our fritas. The frita, a seasoned bur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Burger Land Features Latin Burger and Taco on Travel Channel April 22

    When burger aficionado George Motz ate at Miami's Latin Burger and Taco about three years ago, the owner of the popular pink-and-black food truck, Jim Heins immediately recognized him. Motz, after all, is the man behind the documentary film Hamburger America and author of a book and blog of the sam ... More >>

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    February 22, 2013

    SoBeWFF's The Q: Paula Deen and a Host of Famous Faces

    The 2013 edition of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival kicked off with Moët Hennessy's the Q, the bash that brings bubbly, barbeque, and famous faces to the beach.Thousands of guests converged under the SoBeWFF party tents to drink good Champagne and hand crafted cocktails and to eat barbeque ... 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 23, 2013

    Jose Andres Does Haiti: A (Possible) Travel Show in the Works

    Jose Andres, chef and owner of a fleet of chic restaurants including The Bazaar at the SLS Hotel in Miami, and a nonprofit documentary film team are in the early stages of shooting a Travel Channel-like showing off Haiti's food and cooking. Andres has visited the country more than a dozen times si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Biggest Food News Stories of 2012

    In the sea of headlines you'll read throughout the day, few will likely have anything to do with food. Unless that's your thing, of course. But if you're like us, it is your thing, and you thrive on hearing news about restaurants and chefs just as much (or maybe more) as you would hearing about w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival Announces 2013 Food Truck Lineup

    Now that Art Basel is over, it's time to start focusing on the imminent arrival of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, which takes over our fair city February 21-24, 2013.One of our favorite events last year was Trucks on the Beach, hosted by Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern. Last year's official ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Nudists Plan Protest at County Commission Over Haulover Beach Construction

    Patrons of Miami's only nudist beach are worried they'll be getting an eyeful of Miami-Dade's newest erection -- a big ol' boat house right in the middle of their parking lot. Nudists are headed to Tuesday's county commission to protest plans sponsored by Councilwoman Sally Heyman for a large boat s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Parts Unknown: Anthony Bourdain Previews New CNN Show (Video)

    Though Anthony Bourdain has closed the door on his relationship with the Travel Channel (and burned all bridges with rants about the interweaving of Cadillac ads into his final No Reservations episode), he's opened a wide terrace with his new CNN gig.Parts Unknown, premiering in spring 2013, has Bou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: The Seven Deadly Sins Edition (Video)

    With the clock running down on Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations, it somehow seems like cheating to re-cut past seasons into special editions. Maybe Bourdain's run out of places in the world to visit, maybe he's busy planning bolder itineraries for his upcoming CNN debut. But even though last eveni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    AZ Canteen: Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre Food Truck Rolling Through Town

    Good news, folks! If you're a fan of Andrew Zimmern or world traveling or bull penises and insects, you'll want to listen up. The Travel Channel's globetrotting gourmand has a new food truck called AZ Canteen, and rumor has it he'll stop by our neighborhood in the coming months. What kind of fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Can Slithery, Slimy, Creepy Crawlies from Whole Foods Become an Art Project?

    Poking around Whole Foods down on Sunset Drive recently, I encountered a highly regarded delicacy that, according to many people's standards, is disgusting, promotes up-chucking and, if courageously ordered then viewed on a plate, often becomes impossible to swallow. Man up you wimps and let those l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: The End Is Near

    No Reservations, the final tour, premiered last evening. The series, which features host Anthony Bourdain eating, drinking, and behaving badly, has won both awards and a loyal fan base. In this, the first of the countdown to the end of Bourdain's Travel Channel show, we travel to Austin, Texas, for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations: Final Season Starts September 3

    Anthony Bourdain is moving on to greener pastures, and our hearts (and stomachs) will follow the writer, chef, and snarkmeister to CNN when he starts his gig at the cable news giant.For now, however, we have an entire new season of No Reservations to look forward to.Since it's Bourdain's last hurrah ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Bizarre Foods America: Miami Episode Airs Tonight

    Watch Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre Week in Miami here.Last December Andrew Zimmern hit the streets of Miami in search of our beachy playground's strangest eating experiences. For five days, the Travel Channel host dined on turtle, fry bread, and local seafood.Zimmern also interacted with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Miami Heat Dunkin' Donut, La Moon, Food Trucks, and Area 31 Celebrate Today

    When you walk out the door today, you might get hit with a bout of humidity from Tropical Storm Debby, but today Miami's all about the Heat.Miami will be celebrating in the streets today when the Miami Heat parade kicks off at 11 a.m. today. Starting at the corner of SW Eighth Street and Second Ave ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain Inks Deal With CNN For New Show (Updated)

    Anthony Bourdain is putting more on his plate to chew on. The author and host of Travel Channel's No Reservations has just signed on to host an as-yet-untitled weekend show on CNN, as part of the cable network's expansion from news-only to food and travel shows.Launching in early 2013, the show will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Scotty's Landing: Five Reasons to Save It

    Last week we wrote about the possibility that Scotty's Landing might be in jeopardy of going the way of the dodo bird.The City of Miami, which currently owns Grove Key Marina and the iconic dive bar/restaurant, is seeking bids for a 40-year lease to replace the slightly shabby waterfront with a mult ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Pagano's Pressure Cook Goes National

    ​Ralph Pagano's perpetual road trip is now going to reach a national audience with the Travel Channel's recent acquisition of Pressure Cook for syndication. It's been a big year for him; since leaving STK behind, he has taken over as the executive chef and EVP of hospitality for Gulfstream Park, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Trucks on the Beach Crowded, Energetic

    ​View photos from Trucks on the Beach here.The South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Trucks on the Beach closing party proved once and for all that people will wait on line for 45 minutes for food.Lines were the name of the game at this event, as trucks turned out food as fast as humanly possible ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Unpacked: New Travel Channel Show Filming in SoBe (I'm Channeling My Inner Bourdain)

    Chow Down Grill South Beach is one of the stops in tonight's television shoot.​Over the years, Travel Channel has rivaled Food Network for providing great food-centric programming. And why not? There are only so many museums and beaches you can visit before someone in your traveling party says, "I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover: Stoned Seagulls, Strippers, and Chicken -- This is L.A. (A Recap)

    The Travel ChannelTony Bourdain eats at In and Out Burger.​It's hard to believe that this is the season finale for The Layover. It seems like only yesterday that we first laid eyes on this hot mess of a show that follows Anthony Bourdain to the more pedestrian parts of the globe. So far this year, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Bizarre Foods America Season Opener: Ten Foods We Want Andrew Zimmern to Eat

    ​Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern has made a career out of eating everything that walks, swims, or crawls. He admits to refusing only two things offered to him -- ever. Street food in Delhi that was made with sludgy water and moldy chicken intestines.Our omnivorous friend takes to the airwaves to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover: He's In Miami, Bitch (Sneak Peek)

    Laine DossAnthony Bourdain's in Miami (finally).​Anthony Bourdain filmed The Layover in Miami back in the summer and we've been dying to find out exactly what he did on the Magic City. He definitely went to some food trucks, stayed at The Raleigh Hotel, cruised on a boat, visited Blue Piano and at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover: Tony Turns Tepid Travel Guide

    ​Anthony Bourdain has been known to take pot shots of his fellow Travel Channel alum, Samantha Brown, and cheery people in general. The Tony I've come to be obsessed with snarks on the nicey-nice worlds of Rachael Ray, Sandra Lee, and Paula Deen. Bourdain, you see, comes from a world with a slight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover Premieres Tonight

    ​Anthony Bourdain's new Travel Channel show, The Layover, premieres tonight at 9. The show, inspired by Bourdain's frequent trips for his other Travel Channel show, No Reservations, takes us to major cities in the United States, Europe, and Asia so we can watch Tony eat, drink, and hang with the l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover: A Sneak Peek (Video)

    Laine DossAnthony Bourdain drives a red Corvette (and we hide in a shrub).​There's no secret that we love Anthony Bourdain. He's witty, snarky, smart as hell and has managed to parlay these talents (along with mad writing skills and, the ability to cook) into every foodie's dream job. Unlike fell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain Drives a Red Corvette, Eats Colombianos

    Photos by Laine Doss Tony Bourdain leaves the scene in a red CorvetteThough it might be no secret that Anthony Bourdain is in Miami to shoot his new Travel Channel show, 24-Hour Layover, the production crew wanted the exact shooting locations to remain a secret. Unfortunately, Eater scooped t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Tonight on Man vs. Food Nation: Conch and Vanilla Ice in Key West (Video)

    Travel Channel Adam Richman and Vanilla Ice take on Blue Heaven​We wish we had Adam Richman's job. This former soap actor and graduate of the Yale School of Drama has made his mark on the world not by reciting Shakespeare - but by eating massive amounts of food on Travel Channel's Man ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010
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    August 5, 2010
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    July 5, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain's Rôti de Porc au Lait

    Travel Channel​Searing a hog and shooting some hard liquor is the only acceptable way to honor avowed pork addict and alcoholic connoisseur Anthony Bourdain. Naturally, any South Floridian's first impulse would be to stuff that mojo mofo into a caja china and let him roast till sundown. Sadly, tho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain Hates on Vegans and Tells Cracked-Out Kitchen Stories

    Marta Xochilt PerezStill chill at 10:54 p.m.​It was 10:54 p.m. and Anthony Bourdain sat in the lobby of the Lincoln Theater still signing copies of Medium Raw. Two hours after wrapping his reading and Q&A session, the line had finally dwindled down to a dozen. There was a female security guard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain Talks Medium Raw, Illegal Ortolan, and Evil Cake Maker Sandra Lee

    Melanie Dunea​If you know Anthony Bourdain from No Reservations and nothing else, perhaps you're under the impression he's just some cuddly middle-aged curmudgeon. Newsflash: You're wrong. Sure, he can be a friendly, engaging, and gracious dude. But for a full, uncensored view of Bourdain's too-ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Schlitterbahn Waterpark Might Come to Fort Lauderdale, Finally Giving Us a Reason to Visit Broward

    This does not even look remotely safe, but we want to be on it RIGHT NOW. ​If you've ever found yourself mindlessly watching one of those Travel Channel top ten shows about water parks, you don't have to speak German to know what Schlitterbahn is. Among the park's four locations in Texas and Kentu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain, Steven Raichlen Making Appearances at Books & Books

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Better Halves: Interview with Ottavia Busia Bourdain

    Ottavia BourdainOttavia and her husband, Anthony Bourdain, relax with some banana daquiris at the Raleigh Hotel pool on South Beach.​If you're familiar with food porn, Ottavia's last name should ring a bell. Her husband is print, television, and most recently Martha Stewart Living radio food porno ... More >>

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    February 12, 2010

    Burger & Beer Joint Expands to Brickell

    The Mother Burger is coming to Brickell.​The burger craze is heading south, with the expansion of the wildly popular Burger & Beer Joint to Mary Brickell Village. Although B&B has been open for less than a year on Miami Beach, they are on the move. Co-owners Buzzy Sklar and Ron Garcia just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Video: Anthony Bourdain Burns 6 Tons of Cocaine

    Bourdain, cocaine. Hey, that kind of rhymes.No reason why the Travel Channel's No Reservations star and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain shouldn't burn 6 tons of fresh, uncut, powder cocaine with the Director of National Security of Panama.Yeah there is. He's a TV chef. Why the hell is he burning a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Food News Roundup: Super Bowl Miami, Fergie and Duhamel Do STK, Man vs. Food, Don Shula, and Dan Marino

    Fergie from Black Eyed Peas and husband Josh Duhamel eat dinner at STK with her father for friends and family opening. [People]Travel Channel's Man vs Food show to take on Shula's 48 oz steak challenge. [AllHeadlines]Philadelphian recommends Bobby Flay's "Miami Burger" for a cold day. [PhillyBurbs]2 ... More >>

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    December 20, 2009

    Travel Channel's Man V. Food Plans Live "Entertainment Extravaganza" in Miami for Superbowl

    Jackie SayetKingdom come?​Man V. Food, a Travel Channel show chronicling the competitive eating adventures of host Adam Richman, is now promoting a live eating challenge event in Miami on the Wednesday before Superbowl. You can visit the show's website for a sneak peek of the February 3 festivitie ... More >>

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    November 12, 2009
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    August 14, 2009

    New Burger & Beer Joint Saws 10 Lb. Burger Tableside with Serrated Utensil from The Home Depot

    Burger & Beer website (under construction)Mantasy​Clearly we didn't attend last night's opening at The B&B Lounge, the third arm of Buzzy Sklar's new trinity of meat (there's a sports bar, too) at 1766 Bay Road on South Beach. We rang no later than 8:30 a.m. this morning curious about how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    News Roundup

    The true cost of the Marlins stadium might be closer to $2.4 billion [NBCMiami]The stars of Miami Ink have a new reality show in the works for the Travel Channel. [Herald]UPenn is partnering with Miami-Dade Public Schools to increase academic recruiting in the county. [NYtimes]Does travel editor Nat ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    Food News Roundup

    Dunkin Donuts breakfast deals. [MiamiCheap] Canned potatoes leave Alicia Ross naked. [DesperationDinners] 4th of July specials at Red The Steakhouse. [Kavetchnik] Regent Bal Harbour bankrupt, 1 Bleu may stay, or everything may change. [ChowHound] Basil in the Grove is no longer open, meaning they a ... More >>

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    May 20, 2009

    Bridget's Sexiest Beaches Obligatory Miami Episode Airs Tomorrow

    Bridget Marquardt, who rose to fame as one of Hugh Heffner's three girlfriends on Girls Next Door, has the best job in the world. Basically she gets to travel the world touring beaches on Travel channel's dime for her new show Bridget's Sexiest Beaches. It's not going to win her a Noble prize or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    New Website Discovers the Cure For Obesity

    Food porn is all the rage these days. There are entire sites devoted to the obscene pleasures of voyeuristic foodie-ism, and they're growing in number each day. Just this week, food writer and chef Anthony Bourdain explored the subject on a special episode of his Travel Channel series No Reservation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Andrew Zimmern Meets Jimbo

    Andrew Zimmern, host of Travel Channel's popular Bizarre Foods series, will be at Jimbo's on Virginia Key tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday) in order to film part of the show's upcoming Beach Special.  Be there at 4:30 p.m. or later if you want to take part in the party -- and perhaps be seen as a bl ... More >>

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