Paula Deen

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    April 28, 2014

    Paula Deen Announces Tour Dates; Florida Included

    Paula Deen is going on tour, y'all. And she's stopping in Florida. Paula Deen Ventures has just announced that the cook and entrepreneur will set out on a 20-show nationwide tour, starting in June 2014. Although dates are still being announced, several Florida cities are listed, with Orlando and Cl ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    Paula Deen, Brother Close Uncle Bubba's Oyster House

    Uncle Bubba's Oyster House has closed. The Savannah restaurant that made national headlines after "Bubba's" former general manager, Lisa Jackson, filed a lawsuit against co-owners Paula Deen and Bubba Hiers alleging that Hiers "routinely made inappropriate sexual and racial remarks", among other cl ... More >>

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    February 28, 2014

    Five Best Food and Drink Events in South Florida This Weekend: Galt Mile Wine & Food Fest, Mardi Gras Mania, and More

    Congratulations, you made it through yet another working week. You might as well give yourself a pat on the back to celebrate -- or better yet, a drink or three. Whether you want to hob-nob with award winning chefs, love some hilarious dinner theater, or just want to relax with the girls at ladies' ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    Five Best Food and Drink Events in South Florida This Weekend: Sick Puppy Love, Romantic Dinners, Gospel Drag Queens, and More

    Congratulations, you made it through yet another working week. You might as well give yourself a pat on the back to celebrate -- or better yet, a drink or three. Whether you are looking to laugh, love, lust, or party your heart out, there's something for you to do in South Florida this weekend. Se ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014

    Weed Butter: The Stoner Foodie's Secret Ingredient (Video Recipe)

    Congratulations, Colorado. Not only are you one of the most beautiful places in the United States in which to visit, you're now the first state where the sale of recreational marijuana is legal to anyone age 21 or older. That means that everyone in the rest of the country is now looking through the ... More >>

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    December 12, 2013
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    November 6, 2013

    Five Strange Celebrity Chef Endorsement Deals (Videos)

    There's nothing new about celebrity chefs endorsing products, and some of them make a great deal of sense. Take, for example, Martha Stewart's range of cookware items. After all, who wouldn't want to cook like the domestic diva herself, and if purchasing a set of Martha's steak knives or a Dutch ove ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013
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    July 4, 2013

    Fourth of July Cooking: Let Common Sense Be Your Guide

    If you waited for July 4 to fire up the grill for the first time this summer then shame on you. This is South Florida where grilling in December is no big deal. You should be an expert, and it should show on Independence Day. See also: - Fourth of July in South Florida: Where to Eat and Drink in Br ... More >>

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    July 4, 2013

    Paula Deen Real Job Offers: Porn, Dancing With the Stars?

    Paula Deen, the homey southern cook with the sparkling blue eyes who made everyone salivate with her over-the top recipes, has taken quite a tumble in the court of public opinion. Since a legal deposition was made public in June, Deen's empire has crumbled with major sponsors like Food Network, Wal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Paula Deen: After Today Show, Caesars Cancels Contract (Video)

    After skipping out on Matt Lauer late last week, Paula Deen made an appearance on the Today show this morning to address the scandal that hit the celebrity chef last week -- but is it too late? Deen, who was listed as the fourth-highest-earning chef in 2012 by Forbes, had the rug pulled out from un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Paula Deen's Plight Makes For Awesome Taiwanese Animation

    After the National Enquirer broke the news that Paula Deen had admitted using racial slurs during a videotaped deposition last week, there's been a tidal wave of updates regarding the celebrity chef best known for her love of butter and boisterous laugh. Read Also: Paula Deen Slavery Comment: Natio ... More >>

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    June 20, 2013

    Paula Deen Slavery Comment: National Enquirer Says They Have Taped Proof

    Paula Deen is known for her Southern charm, boisterous laugh, and liberal use of butter. But, if the National Enquirer is correct, the "lady" may also be known for her racial slurs and the most politically-incorrect "dream party" ever.

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    February 25, 2013

    SoBEWFF 2013: Food, Booze, and Celebs Take Over South Beach

    For four glorious days every year, Miami Beach is taken over by a cadre of chefs, celebrities, and fans of food and wine in an indoor-outdoor hootenanny known as the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.For those looking to hobnob with the likes of Robert Irvine, Geoffrey Zakarian, and Sunny Anderso ... More >>

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    February 20, 2013

    Sexiest Toques at SoBeWFF and Where to Find Them

    For more on South Florida's food scene, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. As human beings, we are subject to the undeniable laws of attraction. If something looks good, we gotta have it. And if you've got an interest in food, neck-breaking sexy male chefs h ... More >>

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    February 14, 2013

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival: Five Reasons To Schlep to Miami

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival comes to Miami Beach in one week and if you didn't get your tickets, better hop to it. The festival, which turns the white sand of South Beach red with vino, may be expensive and a bit of a drive, but if you're into food, wine, and chefs-turned-celebrities it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Steve Martorano and Paula Deen:Tutti Mangiare, Y'all

    It's absolutely no secret that my favorite Food Network celebrity is Paula Deen. Warm, funny, and homey -- I could look into her dancing blue eyes forever as she teaches me how to incorporate butter into almost everything under the sun. I love Deen's sincerity and infectious laugh.  I also have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Bobby Deen Dishes on Starting Out in the Biz, His Show, and Life With Paula

    Being a famous chef has its ups and downs. On the plus side, you ride in private jets, write cookbooks, host television shows, and generally have a really good time. On the minus side, publications write lots of crap about you (and yes, we put ourselves in this bracket). Usually celebs let these ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Ten Recipes for Pumpkin Leftovers: Make Pumpkin Flan and Pumpkin Milkshakes -- Anything But Pumpkin Pie

    It's 2012, and that means you don't need to make pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving because Pinterest exists. And because of Pinterest, you can MacGyver your pumpkin pie into basically anything that isn't pie.While this Thanksgiving I'll be sticking to my pumpkin bread because I'm borrringgggg, that shou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Paula Deen Blooper Reel Reveals Potty Mouth

    Oh how we love Paula Deen more than a stick of butter. Not only is she the queen of southern hospitality, but she has something in common with Clean Plate Charlie -- the lady can curse up a blue streak.See also: Paula Deen Named Maxim's Hottest Female Television ChefOf course, while the fact that Ms ... More >>

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    September 19, 2012

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival: Tickets Go On Sale Soon

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival has announced its 2013 event schedule. The multi-day festival that brings a host of celebrity chefs, events, parties, and dinners to Miami Beach, runs from February 21-24, 2013. While that may seem far away, we suggest you start making plans and circling ... More >>

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    June 25, 2012

    It's Anthony Bourdain's Birthday: Five Awesome Gift Ideas for Our Favorite Celebrity Chef

    Anthony Bourdain, television star, author, chef, and champion snarkmaster is celebrating his 56th birthday today.  Though one could counter that the man has plenty to be thankful for this year -- what with television deals with both CNN and ABC, a publishing deal with Harper Collins' Ecco Books ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    For National Doughnut Day: Five Celebrity Dougnhuts (And Two Deals)

    Today, June 1, is the celebrated national doughnut day.  While you may think that it's one of those recently made up holidays by some National Doughnut Council, the holiday was actually started in 1938 by the Salvation Army to honor the women who served doughnuts to U.S. soldiers during World W ... More >>

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    May 22, 2012

    30. Freshly Baked Bread and Croissant Basket at Saquella Cafe

    We're counting down to New Times' Best Of Broward/Palm Beach 2012 issue in June by serving up our top 100 favorite dishes. Click here for a full archive. If you have any nominations of your own, please add them to the comments or visit our Facebook page. 30. Freshly Baked Bread and Croissant Bas ... More >>

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    February 23, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Tickets Still Available for These Events

    ​There's no denying that the South Beach Wine and Food Festival is South Florida's premier foodie event. The four-day festival turns Miami into one giant celebrity-chef mosh pit -- where the likes of Paula Deen, Anthony Bourdain, Emeril Lagasse, and Rachael Ray all come together to mingle with fan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Paula Deen Eats a Burger: Get Yours Here

    Paula Deen eats a can too!​Paula Deen might have thought she would be able to enjoy a nice, relaxing week on the Deen Friends and Family cruise she's currently on. But you can't really get away from cameras -- even at sea -- as evidenced by the video we found on Huffington Post Food o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2012

    Undoing the Deep-Fried Life and Other Links

    ​​​Read on for today's link compilation.Frank Bruni writes on how chefs who encourage dining decadence stay healthy behind the scenes. His piece in the New York Times is a thoughtful response to the "unsettling" revelation that Paula Deen has only now revealed her diabetes, three yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Today's Read: "Pole Dancing With Paula Deen, Y'All!"

    A little weird albeit fitting with today's Paula Deen news, McSweeney's reposts this Paula Deen classic. The website founded by David Eggers has hooked us with addictive lists and food mag Lucky Peach. It's almost as good as, "It's Decorative Gourd Season, Motherfuckers."From Erin Her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Paula Deen Flirts With Mario Lopez, Disses Anthony Bourdain

    Paula Deen flirts with Mario Lopez.​Did Paula Deen show up drunk to film a recent Extra segment with Mario Lopez? We're not ones to spread rumors, but the queen of butter was acting supercrazy and frisky while taping a recent show segment.We're not even sure if she was plugging a book or just want ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Paula Deen Tries to Kiss Jay Leno (Video)

    Paula Deen wants to go lip-to-chin with Jay Leno.​We love Paula Deen, and when we grow up, we want to become just like her -- eternally buzzed, with a constant cackle and stylish stretch pants. Ladies like this eat life. Their joy is infectious, so when they do completely inappropriate things -- l ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    Tickets for Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival on Sale Monday

    Brustman Carrino PR​Calling all gourmands and scenesters: Tickets go on sale Monday for the foodist event of the year: The 11th annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival, to benefit FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.Remember Paula Dean's pants episode, or Mario B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Which is Worse: KFC's New Cheesy Bacon Bowl or a Frito Pie?

    Casserole comebacks aren't just for fat-basking Paula Dean, as fast food and sit-down restaurants continue to introduce them in the form of pies and bowls. Yesterday reported Kentucky Fried Chicken's newest gutbomb, the Cheesy Bacon Bowl, an amalgamation of mashed potatoes, fried chicken, ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011

    Paula Deen Named Maxim's Hottest Female Television Chef

    Laine DossPaula Deen is named one hot lady by Maxim.​Yes, you read that correctly... Maxim Magazine named the queen of butter television's hottest female television chef on its Dirty Briefs blog. Deen beat out some of the sexiest women in cooking, including Giada DeLaurentiis and Padma Lakshmi, to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's Big Week: Emmy and a Book Deal (Photos)

    Anthony Bourdain via TwitterLooking good, Anthony!​Here's a riddle --  what do Anthony Bourdain, cream, and pond scum have in common? They all rise to the top!Just a few weeks ago, bad boy Bourdain placed his foot in his mouth when he told TV Guide that Paula Deen was "the most dangerous pers ... More >>

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    August 19, 2011

    Paula Deen To Anthony Bourdain: Get a Life

    Don't mess with a southern lady.​Anthony Bourdain very bluntly tells anyone who will listen exactly what he thinks of Food Network celebrities like Paula Deen, Rachael Ray, and Sandra Lee. In an interview in TV Guide, Bourdain called Southern Belle and butter aficionado Paula Deen "the most danger ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    Food News: Paula Deen's Glitter Eyeglasses, Shake Shack's Domination, and the End of Farm-to-Table?

    Thought I'd share some of the most interesting food-related links I've read from around the internets over the past few days:  Another Shake Shack is slated for South Florida: Coral Gables to be specific. The New York Times Magazine illuminates restaurateur Danny Meyer's plans to take over ... More >>

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    May 23, 2011

    Paula Deen Wants to Give You $25,000 In The Real Women of Philadelphia Contest

    Paula Deen is looking for the real women of Philadelphia​Down home Southern gal Paula Deen is looking for the real women of Philadelphia. Now before you start thinking this is a new Bravo reality show and why the heck is Ms. Deen hawking the City of Brotherly Love, think again.... She's ta ... More >>

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    February 28, 2011

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Grand Tasting Village: Bring on the Celebrity Chefs

    All photos by Laine Doss Anthony Bourdain brought the wheel of death.​Once a year, South Beach turns into the ultimate playground for adults. Filled with shows, food, and fun, it's basically Disney World for grownups. At the Grand Tasting Village, guests are given a Waterford Crystal glass ... More >>

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    February 22, 2011

    10 Survival Tips For The South Beach Wine & Food Festival

    Tony Bourdain will be at the SoBe Wine & Food Festival​This weekend South Beach turns into Disneyworld for foodies as The South Beach Wine & Food Festival Roars into town. The event is larger than life and brings together celebrity chefs and the people who worship them for one wine ... More >>

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    December 14, 2010

    Q & A with Davionne Dobson of Remnant Affairs Catering: Vegan Catering in Fort Lauderdale and South Florida

    flickr: NorwichNutsVegan food can be rich and delicious ​A personal chef is like a life coach for your belly. If it seems like an out-of-reach luxury item, let us introduce you to Davionne Dobson, proprietor of Remnant Affairs Catering. Meals made by the local vegan chef and caterer are a gift of ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010
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    November 18, 2010

    South Park Riffs on Food Network with "Creme Fraiche"

    South Park's rendition of Food Network star Guy Fieri. ​I used to never miss an episode of the Comedy Central show South Park. It's skewering of pop-culture fads and personalities is unmatched, even if it often devolves into shock-value programming in the process. But last night's episode, titled ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    Chef Jean-Pierre Interview Part 2: A Game of Free-Association

    ​Today, in Part Two of our talk with Chef Jean-Pierre, the man behind the local cooking school, we talk about food trends, blogging, and other chefs.  For Part One of our interview, click here. Do you have a signature dish? Old fashioned dishes like Beef wellington or paella are what people c ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    An Evening With Paula Deen Thursday at the Bienes Center

    ​Thursday is New Times' second-annual Pairings, a food- and winetasting extravaganza at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The festival will gather food from South Florida's top chefs and pair it with unlimited wine in a posh setting. VIP tickets are no more, but general admission ti ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 25, 2010
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    February 23, 2010

    Order Up: The Sordid History of the South Beach Wine & Food Fest

    ​This week we're putting off our normal restaurant review in favor of a guest column from Miami New Times' own award-winning restaurant critic, Lee Klein. It's a great read on the history of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, which kicks off in Miami tomorrow and runs through Sunday, Februa ... More >>

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    January 15, 2010

    Three Things to Do With an Avocado

    Besides the blatantly obvious, avocados are good for more than just guacamole. It's also more than just a topping to a sandwich to deem it a "California" meal. Good for anything, from snack time to dessert, here are three (almost surprising) ways to utilize one delicious fruit. Note: Personal prefer ... More >>

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    February 24, 2009

    Liquor at the Wine & Food Festival

    The South Beach Food & Wine Festival offered more than cheese trays and grape juice. What are we talkin' 'bout? Booze, glorious booze, and there was plenty of it. I saw brandy, absinthe, vodka, tequila... it was like that scene in The Warriors where every gang in the city shows up for the big me ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    Video: Paula Deen's Pants Fall Down on Stage

    I heard the sound of an excited crowd and saw Paula Deen get introduced onstage at Sunday's South Beach Wine and Food Fest. In a tent at 13th and Ocean, I maneuvered as close I could get for an angle to shoot video.Paula Deen is a funny lady. I don't own a tv and I'm not familiar with her work, but ... More >>

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    August 7, 2007
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