Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
9 months ago | Interviews
The only thing South Beach Wine & Food Festival founder Lee Brian Schrager likes more than throwing a grand fete is getting up in the morning. While most people dread the call of the rooster and the rise of the sun, Schrager thinks of only one...
9 months ago | Free Food
Back in 1978, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield opened an ice cream shop in a converted gas station in Burlington, Vermont. Their only experience? A $5 correspondence course in ice cream making. On their first anniversary, the two were so elated that...
11 months ago | Interviews
If you cut Louie Bossi's finger, you just might find marinara running through his veins. The self-taught chef at the eponymous Italian restaurant in downtown Fort Lauderdale has made the kitchen his home since the tender age of 8, when he began he...
11 months ago | Food Festivals
The South Beach Wine & Food Festival returns February 24 through 28 with more than 75 signature events, tastings, parties, seminars, and dinners. The annual bash, which has raised more than $22 million to date for Florida International Univers...
11 months ago | Openings and Closings
One of New York's most beloved restaurants is officially becoming a snowbird. Junior's, the iconic Brooklyn restaurant and bakery, is opening a location at Mizner Park in Boca Raton. The restaurant, slated to open September 2016, will take over th...
12 months ago | Ask the Chef
Paula Deen, the smoothie queen? Maybe it doesn't have quite the same ring as her Butter Queen moniker, but these days the chef is seeking to live a healthier life. The celebrity chef, who hit a rocky road after Food Network refused to renew ...