Michael Schwartz

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    Last Night's Innovative Kitchen Collaboration With Jamie DeRosa and Paula DaSilva (Photos)

    We write about culinary events all the time. Whether it's an individual dinner, a food festival, or a group of chefs preparing a meal, each one tends to focus on each chef showing off his or her individual style. While we're all about sampling different styles of food in one fell swoop, these sort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2013

    Kitchen Collab at Tongue & Cheek: Jamie DeRosa and Clay Conley Joined Forces for Cutting Edge Food and Community in the Kitchen

    During the past year it seems as though South Florida has seen more pop-ups, chef collaborations and one-off dinners than ever before. Perhaps it's because South Florida is developing a real culinary identity and prowess. Menus are becoming more creative and diners are more willing than ever to put ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    Miami Spice: Five Reasons Why It's Worth The Drive to Miami

    Miami Spice is under way! The two-month long promotion, organized by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors' Bureau, allows food lovers to enjoy three-course menus at some of Miami's best restaurants at incredible value pricing. This is the second year that Miami Spice is implementing a two-tier ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    South Florida Web Awards: Meet Your Food Blogging Nominees

    To say the web bridges worlds together seamlessly through invisible streams of data would be a gross understatement. In any case, New Times is well aware of the importance of the web, and we're celebrating with our first annual South Florida Web Awards. We've scoured the Internet in search of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2011

    The Friends of Alan Mendelsohn

    Alan Mendelsohn​Alan Mendelsohn -- the convicted government scam artist as well as a former Hollywood ophthalmologist, GOP fundraiser, lobbyist, and adviser to former Gov. Charlie Crist -- has a lot of friends.Mendelsohn was sentenced to four years in prisons after he pleaded guilty to a conspirac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Interview with Chef, Restaurateur and Author Michael Schwartz, Part II

    ​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 >>

  • 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

    January 28, 2010

    Behind the Line: An Interview with Steak 954's Executive Chef Jason Smith

    ​Chef Jason Smith's culinary career literally sprouted right out of the ground. Raised on an organic farm just outside Indianapolis, Smith learned the value of cooking with fresh, farm-raised ingredients, as his mom grew and sold edible flowers. He then attended Johnson & Wales in Miami and la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    New Times' Iron Fork Recap

    Jackie Sayet​The Presidente flowed as Chef John Critchley laid the culinary smackdown on Giancarla Bodini for the 2009 Iron Fork title.  Critchley's on a winning streak, with his seafood-celebrating Area 31 having been recently named one of Esquire magazine's best new restaurants this year.Ou ... More >>

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    December 22, 2005