See also "Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Glow Red and Self-Destruct; Can They Keep Away Disease?" and "Petition Against GM Mosquitoes in Key West Has Nearly 100,000 Signatures" Opposition to the potential release of Oxitec's genetically modified mosquitoes in Key West caught a h ... More >>
Bimini Boatyard executive chef Michael Bennett has left his position at the popular Fort Lauderdale seafood restaurant to pursue several other culinary avenues of interest.Bennett, who resigned his position shortly after Thanksgiving, is consulting on two projects as well as writing part two of h ... More >>
GiltTasteFloridians watching this season's Top Chef can cheer on Chris Jones, Fort Lauderdale native and chef de cuisine at Moto in Chicago and his Floridian sous chef Richie Farina, from Riverview. After round two of the show, should you feel inspired to do some cooking, check out this ... More >>
Gordon Maybury keeps busy at the PGA Resort.Gordon Maybury has traveled the world as a chef, seeking to find a challenge large enough for his liking. A Dublin native, Maybury has worked at the tony Peninsula Hotel in New York and the Loews in South Beach and is now at the h ... More >>
We continue our interview with chef, restaurateur and author of the cookbook Michael's Genuine Food, scheduled to be released February 15th. Read Part I of our interview here.
Clean Plate Charlie: You opened up a Michael's in Grand Cayman - how is that going?
Michael Schwartz: W ... More >>
In 2007 Michael Schwartz opened Michael's Genuine Food & Drink in Miami's Design District. Almost immediately it became "the" place to go for good, clean food that was friendly to the environment and the community. in 2009, Michael's Genuine Food & Drink opened a second location ... More >>
Dean James Max at Swank Speciality ProduceChef Dean Max, a guy who's tough to impress, swears by Jodi and Darrin Swank of Swank Farms and their hydroponic crops. "I've never seen anyone who can get that kind of flavor out of that kind of set-up," he raves. "It's a mom and pop operation all based ... More >>
Chef Dean Max doesn't have much time to hang out at his flagship restaurant too often -- he's busy overseeing an empire. But 3030 Ocean at the Harbor Beach Marriott is still his baby, and it turns 10 years old this month. So Max is doing the anniversary bash in sophisticated style. Would you expe ... More >>
Riki AltmanSometimes we're not the brightest stars in the sky. This fact became most painfully obvious when we returned from a recent press trip to Grand Cayman (we were dispatched to check out the second Michael's Genuine location, which, we're happy to report, was just as amazing as the origina ... More >>
Photo courtesy of MWI Corp.David Eller (seated) is a major GOP donor.David Eller, former Jeb Bush business partner and longtime GOP donor, rarely has trouble snagging government work for his family's Deerfield Beach manufacturing company, Moving Water Industries (MWI).But the $7 million federal s ... More >>
You don't really want to be this Guy, do you?I opened up my copy of this month's Food & Wine this weekend and balked at what I saw in editor Dana Cowin's opening letter. It appears the magazine is getting in on the reality craze. They're holding a contest called America's Home Cook Superstar; ... More >>