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  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Andrew Zimmern Hosts Xi'an Famous Foods Dinner Tomorrow at Khong

    Andrew Zimmern admits it: He was being a little greedy. When the celebrity chef first spoke with South Beach Wine & Food Festival founder Lee Schrager about hosting an event this year, he mentioned Jason Wang. "Nothing could be more selfish. I love Jason Wang," Zimmern says. "Lee Schrager and I are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2014

    Andrew Zimmern on SoBe "Horse-Sh*t Restaurants," TV, and Miami's Creative Spirit

    Andrew Zimmern had been sitting all day. On a recent wind-lashed afternoon, while his film crew prepped the outdoor set at Wynwood's Blue Starlite Drive-In, Zimmern sipped a Starbucks Frappuccino and yearned to stretch his legs. Earlier that day, he had taken an airboat ride across the Everglades, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Latin Burger & Taco Opening Restaurant in Coral Gables

    Latin Burger and Taco, the hot pink-and-black roving burger joint, has finally found a permanent parking space after four years of driving around town. Oh, but don't worry..the original truck will still be out and about. Latin Burger opening a brick and mortar space right on Miracle Mile in Coral ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    50 Eggs Sues Chef Bee, Claims He Broke "Out in Hives If He Had to Cook"

    One of South Florida's hottest restaurant companies is suing a prominent former chef, alleging deceit, betrayal, and incompetence. In a steamy lawsuit filed this past Tuesday that reads like an epic novel, 50 Eggs Restaurant Company LLC. alleges Piyarat Potha Arreeratn, known to most Miami restauran ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 1, 2013
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    July 30, 2013

    Chef Creole: The 'Slippery' Cook and His Cash-Cow Restaurants

    Wilkinson Sejour plunks his brawny arms on a paper-scattered desk, grins mischievously, and asks his buddy, who's smoking a blunt, to fetch him a Corona. It's a Wednesday at 11 a.m., and Sejour's cell phone rings every five minutes. When he answers, his words jumble Calle Ocho slang with Kreyol pato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Paula Deen on Today: "I Is What I Is"

    It seems that everyone but Paula Deen has weighed in on the scandal that followed the celebrity chef's admission in a legal deposition that she used the N-word. Both Food Network and Smithfield have severed ties with her. Deen's statements have polarized both the culinary community and the world. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Pastelito Burger: Pincho Factory's Epic Buns Available All Month

    Donuts as buns: it's been done. And while a nicely charred meat patty is pretty outstanding when pressed between Homer Simpson's favorite all-American snack food, there's another option that suits our Latin city even better. What's that, you ask? A burger with a pastelitos on top and bottom. Yes, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown: Like No Reservations in Slow Motion

    If one were to describe Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown, it would have to, quite simply, be "just like No Reservations -- with slow motion."Bourdain has said that he left he Travel Channel and moved to CNN to gain access to places that he couldn't go to with No Reservations. There was never any exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover in New Orleans: Drinking in Moderation

    It's no secret that New Orleans exists in its own time and space. It's a city that leases burial vaults to the dead for a year and a day (after that a corpse in a NOLA cemetery is pushed to the back to make room for another, fresher body) and follows Napoleonic Code in its legal system. It's also a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    The Ten Weirdest Moments in Food: 2012 Edition

    When looking back on 2012, we noticed a big trend -- weirdness. A lot of weird stuff happened in the food industry.From a fast food restaurant with a political stance to a sweet grandma becoming an overnight sensation for a food review, the food industry took a ride to crazy-town this year.A lot has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover: In The City of Brotherly Love

    Philadelphia. So close to New York City, it's considered by some to be a less cosmopolitan half-sibling to its glam big sister.  In my 20's, a steady boyfriend decided to get an MBA at Wharton, leaving me no choice but to take the train from New York for visits. What I remember most was the tro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: Last Stop, Brooklyn

    After eight years of travel to far and exotic places, Anthony Bourdain has ended his tour with No Reservations "in a place as strange as Brooklyn" (That, by the way wasn't Bourdain, but one of the opening lines of Sophie's Choice by William Styron).Brooklyn is indeed a strange place. The "fourt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Andrew Zimmern Brings AZ Canteen Food Truck to Miami For Season: Now Hiring Locals

    If you've a fan of Andrew Zimmern's eyeball eating antics on his Travel Channel show Bizarre Foods, this is your lucky day.Zimmern is bringing his AZ Canteen food truck to Miami for the entire season. Starting in early November, the AZ Canteen will roll through the streets of Miami, serving up cuisi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain and David Chang Team Up For New PBS Series: The Mind of a Chef

    Anthony Bourdain is one busy guy. In addition to closing out his run on No Reservations, he's got an additional season of The Layover in the can, is writing for HBO's Treme, and preparing for his new gig at CNN. That would be way too much for the average man, but let's never forget that Tony Bourdai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: Sydney

    Tony is drinking with some friends as they discuss Sydney, Australia. Everyone has a boat, the weather is perfect, and people drink in broad daylight. Personally, it sounds like Miami with kangaroos.It's not all fun and games, as Tony finds out while flying in a private plane to visit a sheep farm. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    La Camaronera Is Getting a Makeover, Adding Dining Space

    Soon we Miamians will be able to park our ever-rounder, ever-tanner culos in a seat where no human being has ever sat before -- at La Camaronera. Owner David Garcia, whose family has run the Flagler Street fish institution for nearly 40 years, says the restaurant has taken over an adjoining space a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    James Beard Awards Screw Latino Workers

    Last night, as many of our loyal readers watched NBC's The Voice, ABC's Dancing with the Stars, and Travel Channel's No Reservations, a bit of virtual battle was taking place on Twitter. Perhaps a few (likely from the culinary industry) tuned into the live webcast of the James Beard Foundation award ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Bourdain's No Reservations is Back Tonight: Five Places We'd Like to See Tony Visit

    Anthony Bourdain, the chef, traveler, writer, snarkmeister, and media whore extraordinaire, is doing the full-on media blitz to get the word out that No Reservations premieres tonight, at 9 p.m. on Travel Channel. Last week he was on Jon Stewart's Daily Show, where Stewart said he gets diarrhea just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Andrew Zimmern Talks Street Food and Miami Bites

    ​You probably know Andrew Zimmern as the guy who eats eyeballs and bats on the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods. You might not know that Zimmern, a trained chef and journalist with a love of street food, is an annual participant in the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. This year he'll host the o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Paula Deen's Southern Charm and Other Big Names at the Festival

    ​Famous for cooking rich Southern cuisine, Paula Deen received mixed press after announcing she had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. "I've never recommended that people go into their kitchen and prepare these fattening meals every day," she said. "But I'm feeling a little vulnerable." Truth is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover: London's Pies and Pubs (A Recap)

    The Travel ChannelAnthony Bourdain feeling like "ten ponds of s**t in a five pound bag".​In a meeting last week, someone mentioned that Anthony Bourdain might have "jumped the shark." That Bourdain has turned into a one-note singer -- go to a city, snark about it, get drunk, sop up hangover with g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Five Tasty Spots to Stop For Aligator, Fuel, and Coffee On Your Drive Across Florida

    Joni Williams​So, you went away for the holidays. And now it's time to hit the long road home. Or maybe your home is a wintry wonderland and you're driving down for some fun in the Magic City sun.Either way, we know how it is. The race to get here can be a real drag. The last thing you want is to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Bourdain to Eat Street to Emeril: Miami TV Tops in 2011

    Travel ChannelAnthony Bourdain orders from Dim Ssam a Gogo.​Miami was a star in 2011. The past year saw many major national food-related shows film here in our fair city. Who could blame them? Between our thriving and ever-growing food scene and our seemingly endless miles of sandy beaches, p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's The Layover: Rome Is For Food Lovers (A Recap)

    The Travel ChannelTony Bourdain on a Vespa...vroom vroom.​Episode three of The Layover and I'm slightly warming up to it, maybe because the cities are getting better. It's hard to keep a frantic pace up in Rome - after all, it's a city where a quick cup of espresso can take an hour and about 2,000 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Miami International Airport Gets Its Own Reality Show

    Reality television watchers love drama, dysfunction and dread, so it only makes sense that Miami International Airport is set to be the star of its own reality show, or excuse us, "docu-drama." The Travel Channel will start airing the program next year.

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain to David Letterman: I Spend All My Money On Crack Cocaine and Shiny New Cars (Video)

    Laine DossBourdain in a shiny new car​Anthony Bourdain is on the talk show circuit to promote his new show, The Layover, which debuts on the Travel Channel on November 21. When he drops in on The Late Show, the interview starts out serious and mild. Tony and Dave Letterman discuss such weighty is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain Tweets His Own Naked Pictures

    Travel ChannelTony Bourdain is nekked in Iceland​TMZ has leaked some naked pictures of Anthony Bourdain. No, they're not full-frontal, and no you really can't see junk or ass (there's a big red star over any interesting parts). The photos, taken a few years ago, show Bourdain and his then sous che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    SBWFF Trucks on the Beach List Announced; Food Trucks Tonight

    Stocked and LoadedStocked and Loaded is one of the trucks chosen for the 2012 SBWFF closing party.​Trucks on the Beach, the 2012 South Beach Wine & Food Festival's new closing party, has announced its food truck roster. Though the Miami food truck scene has close to 100 trucks serving street f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    "When Tony Gets Hungry, Things Die." Anthony Bourdain's Ten Best Quotes

    Will Bourdain feature Club Deuce on his new show?​Anthony Bourdain is debuting his second Travel Channel show this fall. Titled 24-Hour Layover, it will focus on what happens between trips to Greenland and Vietnam and Cuba.In other words, what does Tony do closer to home? The show will b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern Wants You To Eat Different Animals

    Andrew with "friends."​If space aliens turned on a television to Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods, they would think that humans lived on a diet of bats, scorpions, brains, eyeballs and testicles. And most humans do -- just not humans in the United States. Which is why Andrew Zimmern is trying ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 19, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Q&A: Zane Lamprey Performs at Culture Room in Fort Lauderdale Tonight

    ​If you've ever considered the bizarre possibility of drinking and traveling the world and actually getting paid for it, you've wanted to be Zane Lamprey. The host of cult-TV favorite Three Sheets, he's already been to more than 50 countries sampling the best brews, meeting the most interesting pe ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 1, 2009

    Arts & Eats Guide 2009

    A year-round feast of food and culture in the Magic City.

  • Calendar

    September 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Last Night: Anthony Bourdain at the Arsht Center

    This man loves Mac's Club Deuce. (Reason No. 293 why we love this man.) Better Than: Pounding cheap beers between a soul-crushing double on the saute station. The evidence, plainly, is undeniable: the best-selling books, the top-rated Travel Channel Show, the Top Chef judging gigs. Hell, even t ... More >>

  • Music

    December 20, 2007

    Strictly Roots

    Conjunto Progreso brings back the heyday of classic Cuban son.

  • News

    May 3, 2007

    All Hail, the King of the Smurfs

    Only one brave bassoonist booed into his water bottle.

  • News

    June 22, 2006

    Local Boy Makes Food

    This Miami Beach hippie is not like the others

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    Crown of Thorns

    A photographer's obsession with obsession is a study of exquisite pain and profoundly weird pleasure

  • Dining

    February 24, 2005
  • Calendar

    November 25, 2004
  • Calendar

    December 30, 1999

    Cross-Country Marriage

    Miami's Only Midday Millennium Moment