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Culinary Arts

  • Calendar

    February 27, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Free Beer, Top Turkey, and More

    Around and around we go; today is the start to yet another lovely workweek. Hopefully, you have a bit of a spring in your step from some indulgent weekend activities. If not, don't fret, there's still plenty of events to keep you busy through your working days. Whether you're looking to drink some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    Five Best Food and Drink Evens in South Florida This Weekend: Crabs, Beer, and More

    Congratulations: you made it through yet another working week. You might as well give yourself a pat on the back to celebrate -- or better yet, a drink or three. Whether you're looking to get in on some crabs, throw back a bunch of local beers, or go raw with healthy fare, there's something to get y ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 24, 2013
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    October 21, 2013

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Beer and Cheese, Get Stoned, and More

    Around and around we go; today is the start to yet another lovely workweek. Hopefully, you have a bit of a spring in your step from some indulgent weekend activities. If not, don't fret, there's still plenty of events to keep you busy through your working days. Whether you're looking to be nice to y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    South Florida Food and Drink Events This Week: Pairings, Tastemakers, Tequila Pairings, and More

    Chances are you're pretty shattered from the weekend -- hopefully. Even if you're still nurturing your hangover from Oktoberfest on Las Olas, Bimini Boatyard's birthday bash, or the big groundbreaking for Flagler Gardens, you might just want to ease your pain with a post weekend bevvie or something. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2013

    Today is Food Revolution Day: What it is and Where to Celebrate

    We're not sure if you've noticed, but our food system and way of eating is pretty freaking messed up. We're supposedly the first generation in history whose lives are going to be shorter than our parents due to our terrible diets. Yes, we're extremely busy with little or no time to cook, but, unfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Teen Mom Farrah Abraham on Food, Culinary School, and Fort Lauderdale

    Confession: Watching MTV's Teen Mom is totally our guilty pleasure. So we couldn't resist the opportunity to chat with Farrah Abraham, who spent the last year attending the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale for culinary arts. The single mother made her reality-television debut in 2009 on MTV's 16 and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    The Hatsume Fair, St. Patrick's Day, and other Food and Drink Events this Week in South Florida

    ​Green beer, hot sake, and fine wines all will be flowing this week in South Florida, with everything from St. Patrick's Day parties, to the Hatsume Fair 2012, to a wine tasting in Fort Lauderdale on the agenda. There also are a few events catering to the healthy/ethical/meatfree/bunny-hugging sec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Couples' Cooking Classes in Fort Lauderdale and Beyond -- Just In Time for Your Holiday Party

    Campdarby via Flickr Creative Commons The couple that kneads together...​Want to make everyone else's holiday parties look like they were catered by Denny's? Sharpen your edge this holiday season by investing in a couples' cooking class. The Plantation and Boca Raton branches of Publix Apron's Coo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Chef Michael Schwartz Demos Cooking Techniques At Publix

    ​If you've dreamed of running off to cooking school but can't afford the time or money, take a little mini-course with Michael Schwartz, one of South Florida's hottest chefs, next week. Michael Schwartz, owner of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink and author of the cookbook, Michael's Genuine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    "Red & White" Wine and Culinary Event to Benefit United Way of Broward This Friday

    Flickr/C. Carl Stead Enjoy wine for a good cause​Enjoy an evening of delicious food and wine at the 10th Annual "Red & White - Wine and Culinary Delight" to benefit The United Way of Broward this Friday from 7 to 9pm in The Crystal Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six. Sample ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Chefs Zach Bell and Dean Max Among South Florida James Beard Nods

    James Beard Award semi-finalist, Zach Bell.​Nominees for this years' James Beard Awards were announced yesterday, and South Florida has a few representatives in the list. Zach Bell of Cafe Boulud and Dean James Max of 3030 Ocean were both nominated in the Best Chef: South category. In recent years ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2009

    Weirdos, Dicks and Iron Chefs

    ​Well, the Next Iron Chef is Jose Garces, proprietor of six restaurants in Philadelphia and Chicago and dubbed (insulted?) by some as "the Latin Emeril," who over the past weeks blew off nine other chefs from around the country and last night edged New York toque/pastry chef Jehangir Mehta to join ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    The Office in Delray Beach Snags Mark Militello

    Photo by Jacob KatelChef Mark Militello​Chef Mark Militello has left 1 Bleu at the One Resort and Spa (formerly The Regent Bal Harbour) to join The Office, a gastropub in Delray said to be opening in late November. Last December Militello took the reigns as executive chef of culinary operations a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Top Chef 7 Florida Casting, In Pictures

    Jacob KatelProspective Top Chef contestants shoot the shit while they wait their turn to see the casting director.​Top Chef 7 is officially on its way to your signal box, and Magical Elves, the production company behind the hit Bravo series, was in Miami on Sunday looking for talent. Prospective ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Ron Duprat's Top Chef Recap, Episode Four

    ​Welcome once again to the Ron Duprat Top Chef Las Vegas recap. If you'd like to catch up, read the first, second, and third recaps while we wait here. Back? Great! Here's what the fourth episode had in store for Hollywood's favorite cooking show reality show contestant.This week's episode was cle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    Ron Duprat's Top Chef Recap Episode Two

    Duprat with Gail Simmons and some dude at the SoBe Wine & Food Festival.​OK, after our encore Ron Duprat recap of Top Chef Las Vegas episode one, it's time to move on to episode two. Maybe we'll see some more of Ron's jolly ways this time around? I'll settle for some more of him cooking. Now o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Be Your Own Taqueria

    Photo by Bill CitaraAll hail the humble taco, a perfect marriage of starch, protein, fruit, vegetable, and appetite, a triumph of down-home Mexican gastronomy, a thing of rare culinary beauty.  Of course, that's a taco made with fresh, quality ingredients by someone who knows and loves authenti ... More >>

  • Nightlife

    July 9, 2009
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    June 5, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch

    via Cook To Bang... mmmm PoonchiladasAlthough Clean Plate Charlie is the only food blog you really need to read daily, some people just can't get enough. Here are some highlights other food blogs, this time with a focus on less-local blogs:Serious Eats is a... well a serious food blog. Professional ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 19, 2009
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    January 13, 2009

    Behind the Line at Wish

    Chef Marco Ferraro from Wish, winner of Miami New Time's "Best Outdoor Dining" award in 2007, one of 4 "Best of's" we've awarded the hotel/restaurant, says "I'm Italian. Our cuisine is contemporary-American with a global influence. We do new-American food with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredien ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    New Chef At Fratelli Lyon

    Alejandro (Alex) Pinero has just been named chef de cuisine at Fratelli Lyon, the great regional Italian bistro that opened last May in Miami's Design DIstrict. Pinero, 35, is a Miami native who graduated Johnson & Wales University with honors. Between 1996 and 2004 he worked his way through the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Epic Opening Tonight

    Area 31 makes its debut tonight on the 16th floor of Brickell Avenue's Epic Hotel. Executive chef is John Critchley, who trained under Boston's renowned chef Ken Oringer (Clio) and was known to make a mean morcilla at his own Beantown tapas bar. The sommelier is Emily Wines (from San Franciscos's Fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    An Interview With Ted Allen

    C. StilesNectar Lounge at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek was host to the Christmas-ey dessert party, Sweet Dreams, this weekend. The event featured a huge spread of sugary cakes, candies, flash-frozen ice cream, and dessert sushi, which you can check out by viewing our slide show. But it also fea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    Fall of the House of Forte

    We've confirmed with executive chef Mark Liberman this morning that Stephen di Asprinio  has in fact left the restaurant he gave his name to, Forte di Asprinio, in West Palm Beach, "to pursue other opportunities." Liberman wouldn't, or couldn't tell us much more, except that Asprinio left somet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2008

    Miami Chefs Move, Restaurants Close, People Get Taxed And Die

    Heralded French chef Christian Delouvrier is gone from La Goulue in The Shoppes at Bal Harbour. If you log in to the restaurant website for details, it will say: "Coming Soon! La Goulue Bal Harbour". Executive chef Carlo Macaluso has left the relatively new Cita's Italian Chop House in Coconut Gro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Lots More Thanksgiving Help

    Of course, you could just hire a waitress and a scullery maid, but in this economy, who has the extra dough? If you're starting to melt down at the thought of serving 20 people on Thanksgiving from nothing but the hot plate and a microwave in your crappy apartment kitchen, help may be at hand. L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    All the Nasty Bits from an Evening with Anthony Bourdain and Mario Batali

    Elyse Wanshel Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdain at the Miami Book Fair International Thursday night. Although former junkie/gutter chef, Anthony Bourdain claims that his life is “all rainbows and unicorns” ever since the birth of his baby daughter, many of his random comments during last night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Last Night: Anthony Bourdain at the Arsht Center

    This man loves Mac's Club Deuce. (Reason No. 293 why we love this man.) Better Than: Pounding cheap beers between a soul-crushing double on the saute station. The evidence, plainly, is undeniable: the best-selling books, the top-rated Travel Channel Show, the Top Chef judging gigs. Hell, even t ... More >>

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    November 13, 2008
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    November 12, 2008
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    July 29, 2008
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    July 25, 2008
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    October 3, 2007
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    August 28, 2007
  • Film

    July 26, 2007

    Light Dining

    No Reservations is sweet and savory fare. Without the foam.

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    July 10, 2007
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    July 2, 2007
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    February 12, 2007
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    December 14, 2006
  • Restaurants

    May 13, 2004

    Best Restaurant in Broward

    Mark's Las Olas Readers' Choice: Chez Laurent

  • Calendar

    April 15, 2004
  • Dining

    September 4, 2003

    Gourmet fer the Poor

    This chef really cooks for the people who need it

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    Letters for May 2, 2002

    Everybody's a critic

  • Foodstuffs

    May 17, 2001
  • Foodstuffs

    May 17, 2001
  • Calendar

    March 29, 2001

    Feed the Nation

    Fort Lauderdales Taste of the Nation allows you to stuff your face while feeding the hungry

  • Foodstuffs

    March 11, 1999
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