Douglas Rodriguez

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Chef Douglas Rodriguez Hosts Pop-Up at Sea

    ​If you love chef Douglas Rodriguez and his modern take on traditional Latin foods but dread making the drive down to Miami Beach to eat at  De Rodriguez Cuba, fret not.Rodriguez is pairing up with Sea chef/owner Tony Sindaco for a pop-up dinner this Wednesday, March 28 at 7 p.m.

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    March 22, 2012

    Get Your Mojo and Pickled Pig's Head in Norman Van Aken's Weekly Column

    ​Norman Van Aken -- one of the Mango Gang, along with Douglas Rodriguez, Allen Susser, and Mark Militello -- has started a weekly column, Word on Food, over on the national food site Food Republic -- teasers, perhaps, for his upcoming cookbook, My Key West Kitchen.Currently he helms Norm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Chef Allen's to Close After 25 Years In Business

    Chef Allen to close his Aventura restaurant.​ Chef Allen Susser has announced he will close his iconic Aventura restaurant, Chef Allen's. Susser is a cooking instructor, a celebrity chef at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, a consultant to large corporations like American Airlines, S ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    Chef, Author, and Radio Host Linda Gassenheimer: Interview, Part I

    Linda Gassenheimer​Linda Gassenheimer is a chef, noted author, and radio and television personality who makes her home in Coral Gables. Her Miami Herald column, Dinner in Minutes, is syndicated to more than 4 million readers each week. Gassenheimer is producer and host of the weekly radio fe ... More >>

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    October 20, 2010

    New Times' Iron Fork This Thursday

    Even sans Dacascos, Iron Fork should be a tongue-in-cheek good time.​Allez cuisine!Just like the addictive Japanese import Iron Chef, Thursday's Iron Fork event at Grand Central (697 N. Miami Ave., Miami) will test the mettle of two chefs to determine a champion. The only difference: no Mark Dacas ... More >>

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    August 9, 2010

    South Florida's Hottest Chefs: the Calendar (Plus Q&A with Charlie Soo of Talay Thai, a.k.a. Mr. September)

    FacebookCharlie Soo from Talay Thai, now aptly named "Mr. September."​ recently rolled out a calendar featuring a dozen of South Florida's hottest chefs. We won't tell you our favorite (but we do have one!), so you can judge for yourself.By "hottest," the calendar creators didn't fac ... More >>

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    May 5, 2009

    SoFla Chefs Get De-Bearded

    John Currence, dream crusherJohn Currence of City Grocery in Oxford, Mississippi, scooped up the Best Chef in the South Award at the James Beard Foundation Ceremonies last night -- disappointing our three homegrown favorites: Zach Bell of Cafe Boulud, Douglas Rodriguez of Ola, and Michael Schwartz o ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009
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    February 19, 2009

    OLA At Sanctuary Sommelier Albert Omahen Talks Wine & Food 2009

    I cold-called OLA at Sanctuary to find out if they got anything going on for the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2009. I spoke to a real cool dude, sommelier Albert Omahen about fish tacos, wine, and the smoker's palette. Here's what he had to say:

  • Dining

    September 27, 2007

    Livin' la Lima Loca

    Bye-bye, sushi; hello, ceviche at Las Totoritas

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    July 7, 2005

    Let's Get Lost

    Six ways to do it in the Keys

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    December 18, 2003

    Miami Without a Passport

    Yes, you can brave the wilds south of Broward and find an A-list meal

  • Dining

    January 23, 2003

    Festivals R Us

    For South Florida foodies, 2003 looks to be a very happy new year indeed