Don't mess with Donald Trump. He's the kind of guy who, if you look at him the wrong way during a business deal, will find a way to exact revenge. City leaders in Doral found that out the hard way. The 2014 edition of the Trump-owned Miss USA pageant was scheduled to take place at the similarly Tr ... More >>
Read Also: Celebrating a Very-Merry-Un-Birthday for Julia's 100th September 15. Julia Child Turns 100: Larger Than Life and Full of Joy.Julia Child was our kind of woman. Not only did she laugh loudly and cook with copious amounts of butter, but instead of dreading her birthday like so many foolish ... More >>
Chef's Club, an informal gathering of some of Miami's hottest talent, has been meeting about every other month since about 2006. This invitation-only gathering of chefs and industry-insiders has a pretty simple goal -- to build and nurture a sense of community among South Florida restaurant professi ... More >>
Fourth of July can either be the most memorable night of the year, or your biggest headache. Every year in Miami, numerous dazzling displays of patriotism explode in the horizon, while hoards of people crowd the streets in a drunken stupor. Not to be forgotten, are the essential hometown touches: ho ... More >>
It's going to be the classiest, finest film studio in all of the world. Or at least that's what Donald Trump's company seems to think.The Trump Organization has unveiled plans to incorporate an 800-acre studio city down near Homestead in the southern reaches of Miami-Dade County dubbed, what else, T ... More >>
May was certainly an eventful month concerning Miami dining. A trio of favorites closed shop (Anise Taverna Rustica, Fratelli Lyon, Sustain Restaurant Bar), and newcomer Mare Nostrum dropped away faster than squid on a stripper pole.There were quite a few openings, the ones of note mostly debuting ... More >>
Bella Beach, a chic Mediterranean-inspired restaurant and lounge located at Trump International Beach Resort has come up with a mouth-watering idea: free "Hurricane Bella" shots, made with a blend of Malibu Passion Fruit Rum, orange and lime juice, simple syrup and Blue Curacao. For the next few mon ... More >>
Miami has it all. Fantastic tanning, fresh seafood, white-sand beaches, and five-star dining. But one thing we lack is a combination of all four.Enter Trump International's Bella Beach, situated directly on the sand behind the beautiful Sunny Isles Beach resort. Playing on the city's claim to be Flo ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanHey, Trotter! No peeking! Five hundred dollars per ticket was too much for our budget to allow, but we still wanted to experience last night's South Beach Wine & Food Festival Tribute Dinner honoring Charlie Trotter and Piero Antinori so we snuck into the kitchen for a beh ... More >>
Donald Trump may no longer be flirting with becoming the leader of the free world, but he's extending his empire of golf resorts by agreeing to purchase the Doral Golf Resort & Spa for a cool $170 million. The property was put into bankruptcy earlier this year.
A slew of restaurants are offering Thanksgiving Day specials, and we've sorted through them for you. This means a studious scrutiny of the menus as they relate to value and overall allure (listed prices do not include tax or tip).We have no idea how these meals will actually taste, although there is ... More >>
Chef Kurtis JantzAs the executive chef at the Trump International Beach Resort in Sunny Isles, Kurtis Jantz oversees the entire food and beverage operation for the resort. This is one busy man, and most of his Thanksgivings are spent working."My tradition is definitely working it," Jantz told us. ... More >>
via NOAA.gov Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico as of May 25th, 2010. Click for full size map.The BP Oil Spill is now responsible for the closure of slightly more than 22 percent of federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico's "exclusive econo ... More >>
Chef Kurtis D. JantzFor every incredibly boring interview we get in (be thankful we spare you from those), at least one comes in chock-full of so much creative stuff that we find it near impossible to cull. So consider the extra five answers from Chef Kurtis D. Jantz (below) a New Year's giftie. ... More >>
Michael Schott It's not a burger, it's piece of mind on a plate (that tastes good, too)Fresh from our inbox to your computing devices, we're serving up some local food news you can chew. Digest these restaurant announcements and offers as you make Labor Day plans:Lifefood Gourmet now ... More >>
Foodnetwork.comOur turn!Chef Kurtis Jantz, Executive Chef, Trump International Beach ResortBarbecue... well, that's easy. I remember moving to Kansas City as a boy, and everyone kept talking about Arthur Bryant's. It was located in a poverty-stricken area in K.C. round 18th and Brooklyn. I had to tr ... More >>
Jacob KatelSay Cheese The weekly Paradigm dinner at Neomi's Grill in the Trump International Sonesta Beach Resort takes eaters on a culinary acid trip; blasting their flavor modulators (tongues) through outer space with alimentary combinations that taste like they came from the great beyond. A recen ... More >>
Chef Kurtis JantzCorning gloryRival NBA Finals cities may be embroiled in a pizza war, but Orlando's pride extends beyond the court and oven this time of year, into the corn fields. Sweet and delicious Zellwood corn is in season now, grown and harvested just a few hours north to the delight of ... More >>
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