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Interview: chef José Andrés

Chef José Andrés is from Barcelona and worked for prestigious chefs, most famously Ferran Adrià, before launching a culinary empire in the U.S. His ThinkFoodGroup operates lauded restaurants like minibar, SAAM, é, Jaleo and...
Thai Food Miami

Oishi Thai Pork Stew (Dose of Vitamin P)

Piyarat Arreeratn, aka Chef Bee, grew up in Chieng Rai, Thailand, and runs Oishi Thai with his family in North Miami. My friend Ben introduced me to his favorite chef in the city during...
Cocktail Miami

The Broken Shaker Kumquat South Side (Drink of the Week)

So much of South Beach is about style over substance, but thanks to The Sydell Group and seasoned bartenders Elad Zvi and Gabriel Orta from Bar Lab, a small pocket of the island has...
Chef Miami

Interview: chef Michelle Bernstein (Michy’s + Crumb on Parchment)

Michelle Bernstein is a seasoned culinary veteran who runs two concepts with husband David Martinez in Miami: a “luxurious comfort food” restaurant called Michy’s and a bakery/café called Crumb on Parchment. On September 11,...
Chef New York City

Interview: chef Geoffrey Zakarian (The Lambs Club, Tudor House, The National Bar + The Water Club)

Geoffrey Zakarian is the most recent winner of the Food Network’s “Next Iron Chef” competition series and balances the needs of four restaurants in New York (The Lambs Club, The National Bar), Miami (Tudor...
Chef Miami

Interview: chef Douglas Rodriguez (Alma de Cuba, Deseo, De Rodriguez Cuba + OLA)

Douglas Rodriguez had a near instant affinity for cooking. He was in a professional kitchen by age 12 and co-owned his first restaurant by age 21, South Beach’s Wet Paint Café. He helped to...