Victoria Pesce Elliott

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Slow Food Miami Hosting Pies & Thighs Pie Contest and Picnic

    The slow food movement's focus on local, seasonal and sustainably grown edibles tend to evoke small town sentiment - think pie contests, farmer's markets and bake sales. But the key to this growing global movement is bringing these ideas to communities large and small. Our local branch of the crusad ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Picnic Is Over: The Backstory

    ​The Picnic is over. The restaurant on 20th Street in the Sunset Harbor neighborhood of South Beach might have been able to overcome its questionable concept (Brunch...It's what's for dinner!), and even its weird menu (fried bologna sandwiches, mac & cheese spring rolls with gouda sauce, etc.) ... More >>

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    December 6, 2010

    Blog Watch: Persimmons and Breakfast Fries

    Paula Niño​It seems like South Florida's food bloggers were busy seeing art because it was slow out there last week. Here are the highlights.Miami Herald critic Victoria Pesce Elliott says she would like to have dinner with Jesus. This and more in her interview with South Florida Food and Wine.Sa ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Merrick House Slow Food Pie Picnic in Pictures

    Trina Sargalski​It was pie heaven at the Merrick House in Coral Gables this Saturday. About two dozen pies were submitted for the contest at the Slow Food Pie Picnic.Hedy Goldsmith, pastry chef at Michael's Genuine, was the Chief Justice of Pie. The other judges were: Ariana Kumpis (Ariana's Etiqu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Five Annoying Things About Today's Herald Story On Miami Spice

    ​When I first saw The Miami Herald front page headline this morning -- "It's Time To Add The 'Spice'", I thought reporter Elaine Walker was copying Short Order's tallying of which restaurants were worth going to for Spice and which weren't. But there was no critical commentary involved -- probably ... More >>

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    July 24, 2009

    Mimi the Kitty Hearts Kingdom, and Other Revelations on the Court of Miami's Best Burger According to Epicurious

    Jackie SayetNice kitty It's not easy trying to find something new to tell you about Kingdom that hasn't already been said, typed or printed.  But then we heard that Miami Herald food critic Victoria Pesce Elliott crowned its Queen Burger victorious when Epicurious, the online home of Gourmet and B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Archive Diver - Wet Paint Cafe on Lincoln Road Mall - Ad From 1988

    Image via New Times Archive week of June 8-14, 1988 Welcome to Archive Diver - Short Order Edition, where we scour past print issues of Miami New Times for interesting food related content. Today we bring you a "Wet Paint Cafe" advertisement from 1988. Back then Lincoln Road offered a decidedly crac ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 20, 2003

    Don't Say It! Okay, La Broche!

    We've got two words for you that will really start a debate

  • Dining

    March 28, 2002

    Food Fight, Part 2

    Careful, New Yorkers, with your attitude -- you might get busted

  • Dining

    March 14, 2002

    Food Fight!

    Dishing it out at the Wine & Food Festival

  • Dining

    December 20, 2001

    Dining from A to Zagat

    The man behind the famous food guide eats up Miami

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of March 16, 2000

  • Dining

    December 2, 1999

    Side Dish

    Karetnick: "Can we talk?"

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    April 1, 1999
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    January 28, 1999
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    November 12, 1998
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    September 10, 1998