NORMAN’S Orlando. “One Door Closes and Another Opens”.

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Orlando Sentinel: Amy Drew Thompson “It was Saturday night in the ritzy enclave of Coral Gables and the board was full of tickets. Chef Norman Van Aken was expediting orders, hands flying fast, when a gentleman strolled into the madness of the kitchen and introduced himself. Van Aken didn’t know it, but…

Moving On Out Party!

As George Harrison put it so well, “All Things Must Pass”. So, after 16 award-winning years we are going to go out in style with some of our dearest and most talented friends. On Saturday, August 3rd we will gather with the following folks and a roomful of guests who will make me,…

Interview, D’Artagnan, “Center Of The Plate”

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At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express their creativity in the kitchen. Some we have decades-long relationships with, and others are new to the family. The chef we interviewed for this blog post falls in the former camp. Chef Norman Van Aken is…

AD LIB In “The Miami New Times”

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“One would be hard-pressed these days to find a restaurant that can’t, in some way, be called fusion. In Miami alone, Richard Hales smashes together Korean food and burger-shack fare at Sakaya Kitchen, while Phuc Yea’s Cesar Zapata cooks Viet-Cajun cuisine and has done so since long before it was featured in…

Food & Wine Magazine/Time Out Market Miami

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Thank You Clarissa Buch and Food & Wine Magazine! Readers. Please hit the link to access the whole article by Ms. Buch. “In addition to the 18 food stalls, the 18,000-square-foot space in South Beach includes three bars, an art gallery, and a demonstration kitchen.” CLARISSA BUCH Updated May 07, 2019 Time…

Time Out Market Opens May 9

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“Miami’s much-anticipated Time Out Market has announced its official opening date.The 18,000-square-foot food hall will open May 9 at 8 a.m. with 17 eateries, a demo kitchen, and three bars. Though Miami has seen an influx of food halls in the past few years, Time Out is expected to stand out for…

AD LIB Welcomes Chef Norman Van Aken

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We are proud to announce the newest addition to the 50 Eggs Team, James Beard Award-winning chef, Norman Van Aken who will be leading the AD LIB dream team. Chef Van Aken is the only chef in Florida to win the James Beard Foundation’s “Who’s Who in American Food and Beverage” award,…

 
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