January 7, 2014 Quick Hits

January 7, 2014

QUICK HITS: ♦ Like a scene out of Anchorman (the first one, not the second one that we will pretend doesn’t exist) with the all-out brawl between the different news teams, there are two competing camera crews in town this week filming segments for food TV shows/web series.  Burger Beast has the rundown on Andrew [...]

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January 2014 Power Rankings

January 5, 2014

(Note: If you’d like to read about the methodology, you can find it at the beginning of this post.) 1. NAOE 2. Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink 3. Eating House 4. NeMesis Urban Bistro 5. Blue Collar 6.  The Dutch 7. Bourbon Steak 8. MC Kitchen 9. The Bazaar 10. Michy’s ↑ 11. Blackbrick 12. The Federal 13. Josh’s Delicatessen & Appetizing ↓ 14. Lucali ↓ 15. The River Seafood & Oyster [...]

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2013 Dish of the Year

January 1, 2014

With 2013 in the books, it’s time to reflect.  In Miami, that’s short hand for looking at  one’s self in the mirror for an inordinately long period of time, or, if you’re Derek Zoolander, staring into a puddle while asking the question, “Who am I?”  As I sit down to reflect on the past year [...]

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December 10 and 17, 2013 Quick Hits

December 17, 2013

QUICK HITS: ♦ Short Order reports that Chef Bee, of Oishi Thai and a stint at Khong River House, is going to be opening up a new spot in Sunset Harbour called NaiYaRa.  The restaurant will focus on Asian street food, will have a full bar, and will seat around 200 people.  Scheduled opening? Fall [...]

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December 2013 Power Rankings

December 7, 2013

(Note: If you’d like to read about the methodology, you can find it at the beginning of this post.) 1. NAOE 2. Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink 3. Eating House 4. NeMesis Urban Bistro 5. Blue Collar 6.  The Dutch 7. Bourbon Steak ↑ 8. MC Kitchen ↑ 9. The Bazaar 10. Michy’s 11. Lucali 12. The Federal 13. Josh’s Delicatessen & Appetizing 14. The River Seafood & Oyster [...]

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November 26 and December 3, 2013 Quick Hits

December 4, 2013

QUICK HITS: ♦ This week, an extra quick version of quick hits before (or slightly after) the clock strikes midnight.  First up, Short Order reports that Blackbrick is set to open with a limited Art Basel menu on Thursday.  And if you’re over on South Beach, Subatomic Subs (from the brain of Chef Jeremiah) is [...]

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November 19, 2013 Quick Hits

November 19, 2013

QUICK HITS: ♦ It’s one of those weeks where Lesley Abravanel at Miami.com has all the news.  All of it.  And somehow, Eater gets sold for upwards of $20-30 million.  Go figure.  Here’s the rundown of what Lesley reported over the past week: On Sunday, November 24, Chef Jeremiah is hosting the 4th iteration of [...]

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November 5 & 12, 2013 Quick Hits

November 12, 2013

QUICK HITS: ♦ Check out The Fare Field, a new web-based cooking show started by Miami New Times food critic Emily Codik, farmer Muriel Olivares, and Matt Degreff, a local filmmaker.  The first episode features Matt Hinckley, formerly of Box Park (which has sadly closed). ♦ Gabose is that Korean restaurant in Broward that you’ve always [...]

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November 2013 Power Rankings

November 5, 2013

(Note: If you’d like to read about the methodology, you can find it at the beginning of this post.) 1. NAOE 2. Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink 3. Eating House 4. NeMesis Urban Bistro 5. Blue Collar 6.  The Dutch 7. Bourbon Steak ↑ 8. Box Park ↓ 9. MC Kitchen ↓ 10. Michy’s 11. Lucali 12. The Federal 13. Josh’s Delicatessen & Appetizing 14. The River Seafood & Oyster Bar ↑ 15. Las [...]

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October 22 & 29, 2013 Quick Hits

October 29, 2013

QUICK HITS: ♦ According to Lesley Abravanel of Miami.com, Blackbrick, one of the forthcoming restaurants we are most excited for, announced that former French Laundry sommelier Rachael Lowe will be curating the restaurant’s wine selection.  Chef/owner Richard Hales is the former sommelier of Azul at the Mandarin Oriental on Brickell Key, long before he opened [...]

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