Jacob Katel

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    October 24, 2013
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    March 1, 2010

    Recapping the 2010 South Beach Wine & Food Festival

    Jacob Katel​Our sister blog, Short Order, has a ton of coverage and post-game analysis today of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.Miami New Times restaurant critic Lee Klein dishes up the Top Five Screw-Ups of SBWFF 2010, and while a famous food celeb dropping trou is not among them, there ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    September 14, 2009

    Burgies Are Tonight

    ​Just a reminder to you burger lovers our there: the Burgies, the first ever, independent burger awards sponsored by will be rolling into John Martin's Irish Pub in Coral Gables tonight at 8 p.m. Yours truly will be in attendance, as will the Miami New Times' Jacob Katel, who will ... More >>

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    July 24, 2009

    Got Mangos? Get A Free Dinner at Chef Allen's

    Photo by Jacob KatelIn this recession, everyone is looking for a deal -- some are just a little more bizarre than others.Chef Allen's in Aventura is holding a promotion in which the restaurant will provide a complimentary dinner for two to anyone willing to bring a wheelbarrow, or 200 pounds worth, ... More >>

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    July 8, 2009

    Video: Dwyane Wade Does Not Enjoy Talking About Richard von Houtman

    This week, New Times publishes "Dwyane's Disaster," a cover story about Dwyane Wade's catastrophic partnership with Richard von Houtman, a British baron with a sordid past. Von Houtman has been making wild allegations about the Heat superstar's personal life since their business relationship dissol ... More >>

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    January 29, 2009

    Food Media:From Chutzpah To Mein Kampf

    *"One of the most accomplished, respected, and charismatic chefs in the world." Of course you've probably guessed that we are speaking of Miami's own Adrianne Calvo, 24-year old chef/owner of Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant & Wine Bar. What's that? Never heard of her? Well if you've got $91.99 to ... More >>

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    December 15, 2008

    Searching For Fugu

     Remember the old Simpsons episode where Homer eats the poison sushi? The stuff was called Fugu, and it's made out of pufferfish/blowfish. It can be more poisonous than getting bit by a dog that just got bit by a rattlesnake that's been eating hemlock out of an old tin can full of rusty used ... More >>

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    December 10, 2008

    Nobody Knocks Out Glen Johnson, Unless Comedy's Involved

    In this week's print edition of The Juice, I wrote about Glen Johnson, a veteran South Florida boxer who's spent most of his 15-year career facing off against the biggest names in the sport. Because he's not punching police officers, barking at a judge, or telling anyone he wants to eat their c ... More >>

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    August 5, 2008