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The Eat Beat

The Eat Beat Dining around South Florida
with Mike Mayo
A food critic gives thanks for another bountiful year

Great food, good people and even bad restaurants (which lead to deliciously diabolical reviews) are among Mike Mayo's reasons to be grateful in 2017

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Why cook? Here's our guide to Thanksgiving restaurant specials

South Florida restaurants are offering Thanksgiving dinners for people who don't like shopping, cooking or cleaning.

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Secret Supper joins South Florida dining-event mix

Supper clubs, dining societies and pop-ups appeal to adventurous eaters.

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Veterans Day deals for military, Offerdahl's Gridiron Grilloff on tap

Freebies for veterans, Best of South Florida voting and more in this week's Eat Beat Newsletter

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Aventura Mall raises its food game with Genuine Pizza and new food court featuring Shake Shack

The mall is adding improved new food offerings in coming months, including a food hall featuring Shake Shack, Luke's Lobster, the Bol and Todd English's Figs in the winter.

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Chef John Besh withdraws from South Beach Wine and Food Festival after sex harassment claims

John Besh, the New Orleans-based celebrity chef and restaurateur who resigned last month from the company he founded after allegations of sexual harassment, has also bowed out of next year’s South Beach Wine and Food Festival.

Besh initially remained on the schedule, but festival executive director Lee Brian Schrager said Friday that the chef called this week to withdraw.

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