Born and bred in Miami of Cuban descent, Chef Angel Leon’s passion for cooking developed early in life. He learned hard work and discipline while helping out in his grandparents’ bakeries. At 17 Leon began his professional career at Azul at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami, under James Beard award-winner Michelle Bernstein. By his

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As a third-generation vintner, Gérard Bertrand has established his wines among leaders in the wine world. This month, he’s releasing the second vintage of the exquisite Clos du Temple rosé. Named the best rosé in the world by The Global Rosé Masters, the wine is elevating and reimagining rosé in

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Meals for Heroes

COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on our local businesses, and on the hospitality industry in particular.  We watch as our favorite eateries close, laying off hundreds of employees; we feel helpless as we witness hospital workers tirelessly serving the community; we desperately want to make a difference, but need just

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Red Rooster, Overtown

In times like these, everyone can use a feel-good story — and we’ve got a great one for you that’s unfolding right now at one of Miami’s most anticipated restaurants — the South Florida outpost of Marcus Samuelsson’s iconic Red Rooster, located in the heart of Miami’s historic Overtown neighborhood on NW

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A chat with Chef Jose Mendin of Pubbelly Global

DiningOut Miami sits down with beloved chef and restaurateur, José Mendin of Pubbelly Global

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It wasn’t always a life goal for Ilkay Suuctugu to be a chef, but once she stepped foot in the kitchen, there was no going back. Born and raised in Turkey, Suuctugu studied Culinary Science and Hospitality Management before moving to America to work as a Prep Cook for the

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An entrepreneurial spirit fuels her life as a baker, educator, and writer It was Pamela Wasabi’s diagnosis of a thyroid condition at just 19 years old, along with her eventual pregnancy, that paved the way for her current life path. After ignoring her thyroid condition for years, once she became pregnant

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From the Spring 2019 print issue Master Chef Hing Fing Chan of MR CHOW Miami Beach DiningOut: What drew you to a career in cooking?Hing Fung Chan: At first, being a chef was just a job for me. However, after a while, I became more and more intrigued with cooking, especially as

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From our Spring 2019 print issue With a culinary career that spans the kitchens of India and Switzerland, Vijayudu Veena presents a style like no other. Overseeing all culinary operations of The Setai, chef Veena introduces the history of ancient spice trading routes by way of pan-Asian dishes at Jaya {2001 Collins

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Macchialina Welcomes Ruggero Vittorini as Chef de Cuisine

[caption id="attachment_7293" align="alignnone" width="618"] Ruggero Vittorini (front) and the Macchialina team[/caption] Ask anyone in Miami, and they’ll tell you—when you want a good Italian meal in South Florida, you head straight to Macchialina {820 Alton Road, Miami Beach; 305.534.2124}. Helmed by Executive Chef, Owner and James Beard Award Semifinalist, Michael Pirolo,

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Chef Matt of Miami's MR CHOW

There’s a reason Master Chef Hing Fung Chan, or “Chef Matt” (as we all know him), has been the Executive Chef of Miami’s MR CHOW {2201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 305.695.1695} since it first opened nearly a decade ago. Born in Hong Kong, China—where his culinary career began in 1992—Chef Matt committed

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Getting to Know Chef Benjamin Murray

As Chef De Cuisine of Pao by Paul Qui {3201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 786.655.5600}, there’s nothing Benjamin Murray can’t do. He developed a passion for cooking at a young age, learning to fuse ingredients and techniques from both his mother’s native Japan and his father’s traditional American cooking. That

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