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Somewhere, Gordon Ramsey is gearing up his foul mouth yet again. On Wednesday, September 10, his scream-filled cooking show Hell's Kitchen is premiering again, and this time only one South Florida chef has made it to the competition. 3030 Ocean's La Tasha McCutchen is competing for a head chef pos ... More >>
"When I found out that not only did I get into an accident, but the two girls I got into an accident had passed away, it just really made me wonder why I didn't too," a tearful Kayla Mendoza says in her first televised interview since she killed two girls in a head-on collision on the Sawgrass Expre ... More >>
Kickstart South Florida is a new feature highlighting local food-related crowd-funded projects on Kickstarter.You may have met Robyn Almovodar on the streets of Miami, serving food from her food truck dubbed The Palate Party Fresh Mobile Cafe, where she serves up her famous soft-shell crab sandwiche ... More >>
www.celebritywinereview.comCelebrity Chef Holli Ugalde, winner of Hell's Kitchen Season 7Celebrity Chef Holli Ugalde isn't in California anymore.Instead of dishing out her notoriously health-conscious, organic fare in her home state, the winner of Fox's Hell's Kitchen Season Seven is now coo ... More >>
spike55151Gov. Rick Scott last week turned down $2.4 billion in federal money to build high-speed rail in Florida, saying it could cost the state $300 million in cost overruns. And that got us thinking: Doesn't the state blow $300 million-plus like it's pocket change? So we searched for other simila ... More >>
The Art Institute of Fort LauderdaleBefore arriving for lunch at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale's culinary training restaurant, Chef's Palette, I admit there was an apprehensive thought or two that entered my mind. Not knowing what to expect from chefs-in-training, I wondered if I should I ... More >>
Torchon refers to the cooking method in which the French delicacy foie gras is deveined, wrapped in a light towel, and poached. When it's done, the foie gras is lightly spreadable and deliciously rich. Serving it from there can be very creative. The idea is to pair the torchon with complimentary fla ... More >>
Andy Trousdale, chef/owner of Le Bistro.This season of Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nighmares has the British chef visiting two South Florida restaurants. The first, Le Bistro, had its television debut on Thursday night. If you missed the episode and didn't TiVo it, you catch it in its entirety here.
John SotoGuarding the entrance to the Lechuza Caracas estate in Wellington is a gate at least eight feet high, topped with iron spikes and emblazoned with the golden emblem of an owl. An electronic keypad out front is the only way to make the doors swing open, but for now they remain firmly shut. Th ... More >>
I spoke to Hell's Kitchen 5 contestant Chef Giovanni about the Redneck Riviera, gambling, and respect. Giovanni is a cool Jersey dude that keeps it real and is all about his work. He is the executive chef at Creehan's Copper Grill in Destin, Florida. Destin is up by Pensacola so it's more Alabama ... More >>
This dude is appearing on Hell's Kitchen 5 premiering tonight on Fox at 9pm. His name is Danny and he's from Edgewater, Florida. There are three Florida contestants this year on Hell's Kitchen 5. Danny is 23 years old and works as an executive chef. He's a self proclaimed redneck who studied ... More >>
This season FOX's smash reality hit Hell's Kitchen 5 features 3 Florida Chef's, Paula DaSilva is one of them. Paula works as Chef De Cuisine at 3030 Ocean at the Marriot's Harbor Beach Resort in Ft. Lauderdale. I spoke to her via telephone and here's what she had to say."I grew up in the business. ... More >>
On the day the company declares Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Tribune's Chief Innovation Officer, Lee Abrams, issues a "think piece" to staff in which he says Tribune newspapers must "own" the recession: THE RECESSION: Discussion on we should position our papers and TV as the vehicles that helps peo ... More >>
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