Archive for the ‘News nuggets’ Category
Not too long ago Carolina Bolado, former editor of the MenuPages South Florida blog, confirmed on SFDB that the blog was no more. No real explanation was given. Yesterday, New York magazine’s food blog Grub Street went national, launching editions that incorporate MenuPages for Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Chicago, in addition to [...]
Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink was among Frank Bruni’s top ten in today’s New York Times. Well deserved! [via Chowhound]
Here’s Bruni’s full list:
Central Michel Richard (Washington)
Cochon (New Orleans)
Coi (San Francisco)
Fraiche (Culver City, Calif.)
Guy Savoy (Las Vegas)
Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink (Miami)
O Ya (Boston)
Ubuntu (Napa, Calif.).
Updated to add links to restaurants.
The Miami Herald gives Miami food blogs and websites a shout out.
Top Chef contestant Howie Kleinberg will soon be opening his own restaurant, Bulldog Barbecue, in North Miami Beach. [via SoTP]
It’s cooking contest time. NBC6 is running Chef Challenge, a contest in which chefs or anyone with culinary experience gets a shot at working at a professional kitchen â€“ the professional kitchen of Little Palm Island Resort, that is.
Here’s how it works: submit your resume and an original entree recipe that can be prepared in [...]
What torture, not only to a chef, but to anyone. Interesting story (free for non-subscribers today only) in the Wall Street Journal about chef Grant Achatz of Alinea in Chicago, who was recently diagnosed with tongue cancer.
The disease was so advanced that three doctors told him the only way to cure it was to [...]
A little late, but here are the news this week.
What does the world eat?
I came across TIME magazine’s photo essay What the World Eats. It’s based on the book Hungry Planet. The differences from country to country are interesting. What struck me the most was the abundance of fruit and vegetables in some diets (i.e. [...]
A culinary tour of Paris
Chubby Hubby has a 6-day itinerary for eating Paris. Not crossing the Atlantic anytime soon? Read the food chronicles of their travels around Los Angeles, New York and D.C.
To Miami, from Italy
Tutto Sicily brings Italian gourmet products to Lincoln Road — sauces, olive oils and spreads that sound worth a try.
Today’s Herald features a creation by one of our very own residents. Susan Perry of Miami has created talking menus – literally, a device that tells you what’s on the menu – which she hopes to sell to restaurants that want to offer a service to visually impaired diners. Some think Menus That [...]
Wendy’s named top fast food chain
That’s what a Zagat survey on food chains concluded. Wendy’s received the following distinctions in the mega-chain category: Best Burger, Top Facilities, Top Food and Top Overall. McDonald’s took away the Best Fries. The Top Food and Top Overall award in the full service chain restaurant category went to Outback [...]
This week in food news (April 30 to May 4).
I feel like I’ve been living under a rock for the past week or so. Life, work, have kept me away from Mango&Lime and the blogosphere for that matter. Finally today, I’m starting to catch up. A few items of interest:
The round-up of Dine & Dish #7 is now up. Sarah of The Delicious Life [...]