Tim Andriola

  • Dining

    September 18, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Fit to Fight: Chefs Look Back at the Shed Pounds

    In the beginning of the summer, a dozen Miami chefs entered the Fit to Fight challenge. The challenge, created by Top Chef alum Mike Isabella, started in Washington D.C., where the toque enlisted his Beltway peers to work out and raise over $30,000 for cancer support and research. The challenge was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Basil Park: Tim Andriola's Long-Awaited Follow-Up Will Change How You Eat

    Things aren't what they seem at Basil Park, the airy 4-month-old bistro in Sunny Isles Beach. A dollop of sour cream atop some tacos has no dairy. It's made from cashews soaked overnight in water, puréed with yeast and live bacteria, and then fermented for 12 hours to create a tangy, rich blend. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    Ten Best Restaurants to Open in 2014 (So Far)

    Welcome to another Miami July. Local weather forecasters are chatting about some tropical activity brewing in the Caribbean, electronics stores are touting their layaway specials for Christmas, and we're just trying to take a walk without getting eaten alive by mosquitoes. What to do? We suggest c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    The International Mango Festival: Colombian Mango Tastings and Star Chefs' Brunch

    Moist, marvelous mangoes. If the mere mention of them makes your mouth swoon, then get ready for this weekend when the 22nd annual International Mango Festival graces our palates. The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden event will be held Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13, because one day of mango ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    Fit to Fight: Miami Chefs Compete in Weight Loss Challenge for Charity

    Last year Top Chef and Top Chef All-Stars alum Mike Isabella participated in a challenge to save lives and shed pounds in Washington, D.C. dubbed Fit for Hope. The fundraiser pitted 12 chefs against each other over the course of 12 weeks and raised over $30,000 that went towards the American Cancer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    Basil Park: Tim Andriola's Exciting Seasonal Fare

    Purple ruffles, African blue, turkey yakitori, red baby beats, raw chocolate pate. Sounds like poetry, doesn't it? There is a certain ethereal quality to the menu and ambiance at Basil Park, Tim Andriola's newest offering just a quick stroll from his other venture, Timo. Where the later is dolled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Miami's Best Team Up For March Of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

    Miami's culinary elite will come together Thursday evening, October 25, at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach for the 15th annual March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction.The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m. with a special "meet the chefs" reception, sees chef chair Timon Balloo of Sugarcane Raw Bar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Top Five North Miami-Dade Restaurants

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play.​​Our North Miami-Dade designation includes North Miami, North Miami Beach, Aventura and Sunny Isles. That's a wide swath of real estate, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Second Career Ideas For 10 Miami Chefs

    ​With the news that former Pacific Time chef/owner Jonathan Eismann is now a realtor, it seemed like an opportune time to reflect upon potential second careers for other local chefs. After all, we know that the restaurant biz is a bitch, and dining establishments don't last forever, and...well, le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    A Miami Chef Timeline (1986-2008)

    Chef Allen helped launch the modern Miami dining scene in 1986The closing of Chef Allen's last week represented the end of an important chapter in Miami restaurant history. There was a time in the mid-'90s when the main restaurant debate at gatherings focused on whether Allen Susser, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Big Name Consulting Chefs Make Reputations Smaller

    ​It is neither unusual nor unseemly for chefs to provide their names and consulting expertise to restaurants when they ultimately won't play an integral role. Nobody, for instance, really expects to see Wolfgang Puck twirling pizza dough in the kitchen of one of his 50 Wolfgang Puck Express restau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Five Miami Chefs Who Have Stayed Loyal To Their Patrons

    Jacob KatelPhilippe Ruiz -- He still works it.​There was a time when people became chefs because they loved to cook, and the only famous American chef went by the name of Boy-Ar-Dee. Nowadays those entering the profession not only love food and cooking, they also love, to an equal extent, fame, mo ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    De Rodriguez Ocean Set For Sneak Peek Benefit Night

    Lee Klein15 ceviches will be found at De Ocean​There has been surprisingly little hoopla over De Rodriguez Ocean, due to open at The Hilton Bentley at the tip of South Beach "late next month" (translation: October if we're lucky). Maybe folks figure it's just another branch of D. Rodriguez Cuba, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Royal Caribbean Gourmet Series Features Local Chefs

    Michael Schwartz will be hosting a foodie cruise onboard the Freedom of the Seas in early January. ​Royal Caribbean Cruise Line is offering a special gourmet series aboard its Freedom of the Seas with some of the top chefs in the country. Guests will participate in a cocktail reception with a cele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Chefs with a Purpose Haiti at Hotel InterContinental in Pictures

    Paula Niño​Some 12 chefs came together last night at the InterContinental Miami to raise funds for International Firefighters Assistance in Chefs with a Purpose: Haiti, hosted by Channel 4 and the InterContinental. While some of the toques advertised, like Tim Andriola and Cindy Hutson, were not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Whole Foods Hosts a Flood of South Florida Chefs for Demos Across the State

    Via wikimedia commonsCooking demos to flood Whole Foods Florida.​Have you ever messed up cooking ramen noodles? If you answered yes, like we did, you could probably use some professional help of the cooking variety.Give thanks for South Florida's bounty of highly touted, greatly revered, very expe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Interview: Chef Tim Andriola Gets The 10

    Tim Andriola​No use rehashing all of Chef Tim Andriola's background info, since Katel did a fine job of that in his blog post, so let's just remind everyone that this popular guy is and has been co-owner of Timó in Sunny Isles Beach since its inception in 2003. He previously kept diners happy for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Sugarcane Raw Bar & Grill Coming to Midtown via Sushi Samba Creators

    The raw space for Sushi Samba presents Graffiti Gone Global for Art Basel Miami '09.​The Sugarcane Raw Bar and Grill is a new concept from the creators of Sushi Samba that will premiere during Art Basel 2009 in Midtown Miami and function in coercion with the Sushi Samba presented Graffiti Gone Glo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch: Ted Turner, 850 Bottles, Tailgaiting, Beer, and Key West

    Photo via albertoalerigi's Flickr / CC2.0Aaaah! A plate.​Some people are saying this recession is over. Maybe it started when "they" gave us back some time (sorry Arizona), literally. Fall Back dropped early Sunday morning. We're pretty sure that has something to do with farming. Here are some fre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    And the winning answer to CIA quiz is...

    The question was this:Only two people currently working in the South Florida food industry graduated The Culinary Institute of America with the highest honor accorded: The Francis B. Roth Award for Outstanding Performance. Can you name them? Most folks guessed Tim Andriola correctly. Neal Cooper eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Behind the Line at TIMO in Sunny Isles, Kitchen Pictures

    Jacob KatelTIMO's Executive Chef/co-owner Tim Andriola.​TIMO (17624 Collins Ave.) in Sunny Isles is the product of the teamwork of a top chef, experienced GM, and a staff committed to going above and beyond.Chef Tim Andriola started working kitchens as a kid in Lee, New Hampshire at his family's r ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    A $30 Hamburger? If It Says Kobe, Don't Buy It

    Jackie SayetWhere's the boeuf? Gordon Biersch's new "German Kobe Burger" is one tasty number, but it's neither from Germany nor Japan.​Twenty-five dollar hot dogs? $30 hamburgers? That's what Prime 112 charges for what it calls Kobe beef.The problem is, the high buck meat isn't always what is adv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    AIWF Invents the "Sand Bake" for Labor Day

    The South Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Wine & Food is getting set to present its annual Labor Day weekend "Sand Bake" on Sunday, September 6th, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.. The "casual Florida tapas-style affair" will be held at the private Ocean Club at Fairmont Turnberry I ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Behind The Line at Bancroft Supper Club

    Jacob Katel​ Bancroft Supper Club (1501 Collins Ave) is a culinary nightlife concept on South Beach. They have a full menu with organic elements created by well respected, high profile chef, Tim Andriola of TIMO in Sunny Isles, and a full scale night club open til 5 am. Andriola, a New Hampshire n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Chef Tim Andriola Tells A Funny Kitchen Story From His Days At Chef Allen's

    Chef Tim Andriola​Chef Tim Andriola has been lauded by food critic John Mariani in Esquire Magazine as a "chef to keep your eye on," going on to say that he "definitely has the touch of a master."He started as a kid in Lee, New Hampshire at his family's restaurant, the Gateway. In South Florida he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008

    Mark's Closes Shop in South Beach, West Palm

    Mark’s, which New Times cited as one of Miami’s few “solid, serious venues” for dining, is shutting its doors on South Beach and in West Palm Beach. “I’m sorry to inform you that we have closed this location,” says a recording at the former South Beach restauarant, located at the Nash ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 7, 2008

    The Tao of Timó

    Five years on, it's the same as it ever was: a great restaurant.

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2007
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    August 22, 2007
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    March 29, 2007
  • 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

    November 24, 2005

    What's the Matter with Miami?

    We just can't make anybody's A-list

  • Restaurants

    May 12, 2005
  • Dining

    February 19, 2004

    Side Dish

    Billboardlive gets Barton G. 'd; Delray has everything under the sun

  • Dining

    January 15, 2004

    Last Bites

    So long, Miami -- Lee Klein goes north to Broward

  • Dining

    October 30, 2003

    Season Opener Part II: The Comeback Kids

    Get ready, this season is dishing up a lot of new restaurants

  • Dining

    June 19, 2003

    A Wonderful Day in the Neighborhood

    Sunny Isles finally gets an eatery it deserves

  • Dining

    April 10, 2003

    Recipes for Success II

    What will Tim Andriola be cooking up at Timo? Read on!

  • Dining

    August 15, 2002

    Norman to Open New Nest

    The king of New World cuisine is finally branching out

  • Dining

    May 23, 2002

    Do the Shuffle

    A number of famous South Beach chefs have ditched their dance partners