Fabulous food, fun at South Beach Food and Wine Festival Q's
Anyone who still things barbecue doesn't mix with champagne hasn't been paying attention because the combo went down just fine Thursday night, where crowds lapped up prodigious amounts of bubbly to wash down virtually every type of smoked, ...
Wild girls of the food world make no apologies
SUZETTE LABOY | February 25, 2012 08:21 PM EST | AP MIAMI BEACH, Florida — The foul-mouthed, self-proclaimed wild girls of the food world are making no apologies for their success. Alex Guarnaschelli, Gabrielle Hamilton, Debi Mazar and Nadia G have ...
Michael Symon takes third Burger Bash win in a row
Quad City Times
Michael Symon holds his Porky Burgers during the Burger Bash at the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Miami Beach, Fka., on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. (AP photo/Jeffrey M. Boan) Food Network Iron Chef Michael Symon turned a triple dose of ...
Gail Simmons says smart, fun food TV is the future
JM HIRSCH | February 25, 2012 08:19 PM EST | AP MIAMI BEACH, Florida — Between all the nightmarish kitchens and warring cupcakes, the throwdowns and the innumerable quickfires, is there really any untrodden terroir left for reality food TV?
No shock: Winning big on TV boosts chefs' careers
SUZETTE LABOY | February 25, 2012 02:26 PM EST | AP MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Turns out, the obvious is true – winning big on a reality television cooking show can catapult the careers of even established chefs. Not so obvious – it also can leave them with ...
Fifth IABAnnual Leadership Draws Digital Industry Luminaries
MarketWatch (press release)
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb 26, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With the largest attendance yet, this year's Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Annual Leadership Meeting is filled to capacity, with more than 850 digital leaders in the interactive advertising ...
First Annual Chef With the Best Buns
This year, for the first time, Rachael Ray crowned a Burger Bun King of South Beach Wine and Food Festival. She took some time at the end of her demonstration in the village to bring some of her friends and colleagues on stage.
Wild girls of the food world make no apologies
By SUZETTE LABOY (AP) MIAMI BEACH, Florida - The foul-mouthed, self-proclaimed wild girls of the food world are making no apologies for their success. Alex Guarnaschelli, Gabrielle Hamilton, Debi Mazar and Nadia G have all become big names in culinary ...
Kitchen Inquisition: Chuck Gittleman
NBC 6 Miami
The chef responsible for one of the best barbecue joints on South Beach tells us a little bit about himself and what drives him the most in his career. By Lourdes Reigosa Hogzilla's Executive Chef and Miami native Chuck Gittleman was surrounded as a ...
Peter Naylor Named IAB Chairman
Peter Naylor, NBCUniversal's evp of digital media sales, was introduced as the IAB's new chairman today at the organization's annual meeting in Miami Beach, Fla. Naylor, who joined NBCU when the company acquired his former employer iVillage in 2006, ...
Latina chefs becoming the new face in cooking
24, 2012 in Miami Beach, Fla. Latina chefs are changing the look and taste of the food worldâ??s top tier. From Food Networkâ??s Marcela Valladolid and Evette Rios on ABCâ??s â??The Chewâ?? to uber-restaurateur Michelle Bernstein and author Lourdes ...
How Does Reality TV Impact A Chef's Professional Life?
Amidst the various food- and drink-heavy events at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, there were also opportunities for thoughtful discussions about the food industry. One of these events delved into the hot issue of reality TV, and how winning a ...
South Floridians Hope for Healing from Braco's Gaze
NBC 6 Miami
By Betty Yu By the time the weekend is through, thousands will have stared into the eyes of Braco at the Miami Beach Convention Center. He is fast becoming one of the most viewed faces on the planet. The 44-year-old is credited with healing both ...
Rachael Ray Cooks with South Florida Families
NBC 6 Miami
The celebrity chef brings family, food and fun together at Jungle Island as part of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. By Betty Yu Celebrity Chef Rachael Ray pumped up the crowd of kids and parents at Jungle Island's "Fun and Fit as a Family Day.
SoBeWFF: Diamond Dishes Event is a Home Run (Photos)
Miami New Times (blog)
26 2012 at 12:54 PM The Miami Marlins new ballpark was the venue for what had to have been the most striking (pun intended) event of the 2012 South Beach Wine & Food Festival. The moment guests stepped out of the elevator onto the field level Diamond ...
Wine & Food Fest hits up Marlins Park
MIAMI (WSVN) -- Food fans attending South Beach's Wine & Food Festival are gearing up for a home run at Marlins Park. Part of the SoBe Wine & Food Festival has moved inside the brand new Marlins Ballpark for the first time, Saturday.
2012 South Beach Wine & Food Festival -- Cooking Channel's ...
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Latina Chefs Becoming Increasingly Prominent
By The Huffington Post News Editors
MIAMI BEACH, Florida -- A decade after Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez helped Latin music explode into the mainstream, Latina chefs are doing the same for food. From Food Network's Marcela Valladolid and Evette Rios on ABC's "The Chew" ... Amidst the various food- and drink-heavy events at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, there were also opportunities for thoughtful discussions about the food... A Valentine's Tribute To The Chefs We Love. Chefs We Love is a Valentine's ...
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Gail Simmons says smart, fun food TV is the future - KansasCity.com
MIAMI BEACH, Florida Between all the nightmarish kitchens and warring cupcakes, the throwdowns and the innumerable quickfires, is there really any untrodden terroir left for reality food TV? ... food, we've got them wanting to cook and wanting to go out more and recognizing chefs and recognizing how much great work they do, now we can sort of educate them on what they're actually eating," Simmons said Saturday during an interview at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival.
Kansas City Star: Entertainment
For Pharrell Williams, Music and Fashion Go Hand-in-Glove - NYTimes.com: "The singer, songwriter and producer Pharrell Williams, 38, is a music consultant, along with Hans Zimmer, for this year’s Academy Awards ceremony. Mr. Williams was a founder of the fashion lines Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream. A native of Virginia Beach, he now lives in Miami. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15 In Miami, it’s usually warm, but I’m mostly indoors. I started off my day wearing a Billionaire Boys Club white crew neck T-shirt, blue denim jeans and SpongeBob SquarePants toe socks . . . "