The city's annual hedonism heyday (well, one of many) is just a few short months away. We're referring, of course, to the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. From February 20th through 23rd, 2014, this annual event will invade our sunny shores with more food, drink, and celebrity chef debauchery th ... More >>
Short Order loves its readers and we're willing to prove our love by giving away a pair of tickets to the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting Village. That's a $450 value -- if you could actually get tickets to this completely sold-out event!On Saturday, February 23, one lucky winner ... More >>
For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. As human beings, we are subject to the undeniable laws of attraction. If something looks good, we gotta have it. And if you've got an interest in food, neck-breaking sex ... More >>
Tyler Florence hosts The Great Food Truck RaceFood Network's The Great Food Truck Race Season Two finale aired last night, pitting Hodge Podge Truck against The Lime Truck for a briefcase full of cash ($100,000 to be exact) and bragging rights as the greatest food truck.Though the trucks were fil ... More >>
Laine Doss Lime vs. Hodge Podge. Who won?We know who wins The Great Food Truck Race, hosted by Tyler Florence. We were there during the final moments when finalists Lime Truck, from Irvine, California, and Hodge Podge, from Cleveland, Ohio, were in a heated, neck-and-neck race to the finis ... More >>
Laine Doss Paula Deen mistakes Tyler Florence for a honey glazed ham.The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is over for another year and all across South Beach workers are furiously tearing up the giant tents, chefs are soaking their feet and people are guzzling Alka-Seltzer. The festival a ... More >>
John ZurChef Timon Balloo of Sugarcane serving his braised beef short ribsA huge line stretched from the entrance of The Oasis, at The Raleigh Hotel, towards Collins Avenue on Saturday night. The fine smell of barbecue just over the wall inspired impatience.Once inside, guests didn't know whether ... More >>
Food Network Party with GuyEvery year the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Rolls out its tents on the beach off Ocean Drive and every year you procrastinate, waiting to see if somehow some business associate or rich benefactor will bestow on you a complimentary golden ticket. If you ha ... More >>
The Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival is a great big beast that seems designed for the press, the wealthy, and the social geniuses of the world, right? Even the name is long. The website appears so complicated with its many tabs. How does a normal human come up against this Goliath ... More >>
The new cookbook from the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. Short Order got our hands on an advanced copy of the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Cookbook: Recipes and Behind-the-Scenes Stories from America's Hottest Chefs. Penned by Festival guru Lee Brian Schrager, the 256- ... More >>
You've seen it, the commercial on Comcast or DirecTV announcing the launch of the Cooking Channel May 31. First thought that probably ran through your head is we already have a cooking channel called Food Network. Don't worry then, this channel doesn't seem like its going to cater to you.In f ... More >>
Photo by Amanda StewartDori Zinn, president of Fat Kids ClubDori Zinn (@dorizinn), a 23-year-old writer living in Deerfield Beach, is passionate about good eats and social media. Her blog, Fat Kids Club, has grown through Twitter (@fatkidsclub) and Facebook. Fat Kids Club is not about being a c ... More >>
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I cold-called Escopazzo out of our restaurant database and said, "Hey, I'm from the newspaper, what are you doing for Wine & Food?" Sommelier Rich DiGacomo had great answers for me. He talked about the Food Network, Rachel Ray, Key West prawns and drinking. Here's what he had to say:
It is early Wednesday morning, and I am standing in a kitchen area in the Miami-Beach Convention Center, watching some 50 FIU students getting to work on food prep for Friday nights' Perrier-Jouët BubbleQ event at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. I am not the only one looking on -- FIU ... More >>
Eat, drink, and spend at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.