chefs http://blog.wlrn.org en Earth Day At The Restaurant: Miami Chefs Weigh In On How Pro Kitchens Can Go Green http://blog.wlrn.org/post/earth-day-restaurant-miami-chefs-weigh-how-pro-kitchens-can-go-green <p>A<span style="line-height: 1.5;">s today is Earth Day, a few Miami chefs chimed in on how they try to reduce waste or recycle at their restaurants.</span></p><p><strong>Jen Chaefsky, owner and general manager of Macchialina:</strong></p><blockquote><p>“Our water glasses are made out of recycled wine bottles. It’s something small, but every little bit helps; plus it’s a cool element that guests love to learn about.”</p></blockquote><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Sam Gorenstein, chef and owner of My Ceviche:</strong></p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 15:13:13 +0000 Trina Sargalski 12804 at http://blog.wlrn.org Earth Day At The Restaurant: Miami Chefs Weigh In On How Pro Kitchens Can Go Green 'Vegan Before 6' Creator Mark Bittman On His Diet Philosophy http://blog.wlrn.org/post/vegan-6-creator-mark-bittman-his-diet-philosophy <p><a href="http://content.markbittman.com/about-me" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"><em>New York Times </em>columnist and cookbook author Mark Bittman</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">adopted a diet of eating plant-based foods before 6 after his doctor gave him a wakeup call about his poor health.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The author&nbsp;still eats the cheeses and meats he can't bear to give up, if he desires, but only after 6, &nbsp;and in moderation.</span></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 16:51:38 +0000 Trina Sargalski 10117 at http://blog.wlrn.org 'Vegan Before 6' Creator Mark Bittman On His Diet Philosophy Unlikely Pairings: Photos from South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2013 http://blog.wlrn.org/post/unlikely-pairings-photos-south-beach-wine-food-festival-2013 <p>The wine-soaked, bacon-infused, foie-gras-stuffed long weekend that was the 2013 <a href="http://www.wlrn.org/term/south-beach-wine-food-festival" target="_blank">South Beach Wine &amp; Food Festival</a> wrapped up yesterday. There were celebrity chef appearances, parties, tastings, chef demos, and wine pairing sessions, among other things.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Trina Sargalski 9895 at http://blog.wlrn.org Unlikely Pairings: Photos from South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2013 Save This List: Where Famous Chefs Eat When They Visit The South Beach Wine & Food Festival http://blog.wlrn.org/post/save-list-where-famous-chefs-eat-when-they-visit-south-beach-wine-food-festival <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Chefs and food personalities flock to &nbsp;Miami this week to take part in the South Beach Wine &amp; Food Festival, which starts this Thursday. We asked some of the out-of-town chefs which Miami restaurants they want to check out while they are here: &nbsp;</span></p> Sat, 23 Feb 2013 20:21:47 +0000 Trina Sargalski 9588 at http://blog.wlrn.org Save This List: Where Famous Chefs Eat When They Visit The South Beach Wine & Food Festival Why Miami Food Lovers Should Know Who Gaston Acurio Is http://blog.wlrn.org/post/why-miami-food-lovers-should-know-who-gaston-acurio <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you don't know who Gaston </span>Acurio<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is, chances are you will soon. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Trina Sargalski 9789 at http://blog.wlrn.org Why Miami Food Lovers Should Know Who Gaston Acurio Is Vegetarian Dinner at South Beach Wine & Food Festival Reflects Broader Trend http://blog.wlrn.org/post/vegetarian-dinner-south-beach-wine-food-festival-reflects-broader-trend-0 <p><a href="http://sobefest.com/nobu" target="_blank">Nobu's Vegetarian Dinner</a> is the first explicitly vegetarian event at <a href="http://www.wlrn.org/search/google/south%20beach%20wine%20%26%20food%20festival?query=south%20beach%20wine%20%26%20food%20festival&amp;cx=010251366440257945544%3Ammpj6tczbea&amp;cof=FORID%3A11&amp;sitesearch=" target="_blank">South Beach Wine &amp; Food Festival</a>. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:22:58 +0000 Trina Sargalski 9743 at http://blog.wlrn.org Vegetarian Dinner at South Beach Wine & Food Festival Reflects Broader Trend South Beach Wine & Food Festival: Then & Now http://blog.wlrn.org/post/south-beach-wine-food-festival-then-now <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: 'Museo Sans', 'Lucida Grande', sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px;">Thursday is the first day of the 2013 South Beach Wine &amp; Food Festival. In our interactive timeline (below), we take a look back at the indulgent and now-famous South Beach Wine &amp; Food Festival last year, in 2005 and back in 2001, when it was still known as the "Florida Extravaganza."</span></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Trina Sargalski 9626 at http://blog.wlrn.org South Beach Wine & Food Festival: Then & Now Chefs Help You Decide Where to Eat In Miami http://blog.wlrn.org/post/chefs-help-you-decide-where-eat-miami <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>A couple of free Smartphone apps give the lowdown on where chefs like to eat, providing an alternative to reviews on Yelp and Google. The Chefs Feed app and the Find. Eat. Drink. &nbsp;app/website give &nbsp;recommendations from chefs for the curious eater who wants to know about the hole-in-the-wall spots favored by chefs Jose Mendin of Pubbelly or Michelle Bernstein of Michy's. &nbsp;The apps are also a good resource for out-of-towners visiting during South Florida's busy tourism season.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Trina Sargalski 8948 at http://blog.wlrn.org Chefs Help You Decide Where to Eat In Miami