Lee Schrager, Founder/Producer of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival "The overwhelming success of pop-ups like Broken Shaker & Eating House – and the fact that they both came back permanently!
Michael Pirolo, Chef/Co-owner, Macchialina Taverna Rustica "Broken Shaker announcing they were opening up again. That was a close one -- I thought I was going to have to go thirsty.
Jose Mendin, Chef/Partner, Pubbelly "Sra. Martinez closing really shocked me.
Giorgio Rapicavoli, Chef/Owner, Eating House "The amount of fermentation and use of insects in modern cuisine.
Jeff McInnis, Executive Chef, Yardbird Southern Table & Bar "Obama’s reelection. And I had a beautiful baby girl!
Alan Roth, Owner, Ricochet "I was surprised with how many parties during Art Basel there were this year. It became this over-saturated, ridiculous week. I'm unsure if this is a good thing or not, but it makes me nervous that the real art buyers might start to be turned off on what the week has turned into.