La Ventanita

La Ventanita is a weekly live video food podcast. Miami Herald food editor Carlos Frías, a two-time James Beard Award winner, and co-host Amy Reyes, editor of Miami.com, talk to interesting people in food about pop culture and all the things we love to eat. We focus on Miami and the people who make it special.

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Chef Luciana Giangrandi, Boia De co-owner, Miam...
Luci, from Miami Lakes to Livorno, Italy to Vicky's ham croquetas
56 min
2
Michael Schwartz, 15 years of Michael's Genuine...
Micheal dead pans comedy
58 min
3
Banter Show (Michelin star predictions with Rya...
All banter! Amy and Carlos rap with Ryan, another Miami food reviewer
55 min
4
Harry Coleman, Smoke & Dough BBQ and Empanada H...
Harry has created two destination restaurants in Kendall.
56 min
5
Banter Show (Taco Bell pizza, Swensen's replace...
Amy and Carlos talk Miami food after a sober discussion of gun violence
47 min
6
Sef Gonzalez, "Burger Beast" food blogger, Crac...
Miami's comfort food expert talks burgers, wrestling, food truck and horror movies
59 min
7
Mitchell Kaplan, Books & Books founder, cafe owner
The patron saint of Miami writers on creating the perfect writing den
65 min
8
Jenny Lorenzo, Cuban "Abuelita" actor, YouTube ...
Miami's Jenny Lorenzo created iconic Cuban Abuelita and went vegan
66 min
9
Michael Beltran, Ariete/Chug's Diner chef, Miam...
With chef Michael Beltran, it's always Miami Against the World
63 min
10
Adrian Castro, founder Panolo pan con bistec, M...
Castro talks Miami Beer Week, steak sandwiches and mental health
62 min
11
Karla Hoyos, World Central Kitchen, Miami chef
Hoyos at the Ukrainian-Polish border
57 min
12
Val Chang, Itamae chef and co-owner
Val Chang on why Peruvian food is the best food in the world
53 min
13
Matt Kuscher, owner Kush, Lokal, Stephen's rest...
"Kush" celebrates Miami culture at his restaurants
50 min
14
Zak Stern, Zak the Baker founder
Miami's Zak Stern talks booty music and bread
61 min
15
Cindy "Lou" Kruse, cookie queen, master pastry ...
Cindy Kruse toiled for 25 years as a pastry chef to become an "overnight" success at baking cookies
49 min
16
Marc Hochman, radio host, food provocateur
Popular South Florida sports radio host offers his controversial food opinions
63 min
17
Pablo Zitzmann, dim sum master
Zitzmann's Latin-inspired dim sum earned him a James Beard Award nomination
55 min
18
Ryan Sentz, Funky Buddha Brewery founder
Ryan Sentz added culinary flavors like bacon and peanut butter to beer
56 min
19
"Chef Teach" Derrick Turton, House of Mac
Derrick Turton was Pitbull's manager before he founded Miami's House of Mac
53 min
20
Alex Lacamoire, "Hamilton" musical director
Alex Lacamoire, the Miami-raised musician who helped create the music to “Hamilton," "Dear Evan Hansen," "Vivo," "Tick, Tick...Boom!" talks to us about growing up in Miami, Hurricane Andrew memories, his terrible food take, what he cooks at home and how celebrity helped him land restaurant reservations.
41 min
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La Ventanita: a Miami food podcast
A weekly live podcast about Miami and all the things we love to eat
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Pitbull: Mr. Worldwide wants the world to fall ...
Mr. Worldwide isn’t a chef. But Armando Christian Perez — known to the world as Pitbull — is a first time owner of a new South Beach restaurant. James Beard award winner, Carlos Frías, the Miami Herald food editor, talked to him about how...
17 min
23
Kiss, Marry, Kill with Ted Allen, Scott Conant,...
On this bonus episode of La Ventanita, we caught up with six great chefs as they came to Miami for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, the largest food festival in the world. James Beard award winner, Carlos Frías, the Miami Herald food editor,...
66 min
24
Michelle Bernstein: ‘Girls like me weren’t supp...
Miami born chef Michelle Bernstein, winner of the James Beard award, discusses life as a woman chef years before the Me Too movement over Cuban coffee, pastelitos and croquetas. James Beard award winner Carlos Frías, the Miami Herald food editor,...
44 min
25
Daniel Boulud: How a dropout at 14 became one o...
French chef Daniel Boulud, owner of more than 15 restaurants, discusses his recent fascination with Cuban food over Cuban coffee, pastelitos and croquetas. James Beard award winner Carlos Frías, the Miami Herald food editor, discusses the upbringing...
33 min
26
Thomas Keller: How growing up with a single mom...
Chef Thomas Keller discussed how being the youngest of five brothers with a single mom influenced his life and helped him become one of America’s great chefs. James Beard award winner Carlos Frías, the Miami Herald food editor, discusses Keller's...
43 min
27
Marcus Samuelsson: An adoptive family and conne...
Chef Marcus Samuelsson, who was adopted from Ethiopia by a Swedish family at age 3, discusses rising to TV chef stardom over Cuban coffee, pastelitos and croquetas. James Beard award winner Carlos Frías, the Miami Herald food editor, interviews...
32 min
28
Norman Van Aken: A carney and field hand hitchh...
Key West was a huge influence on chef Norman Van Aken, who became one of the great innovators in American cuisine. James Beard award winner Carlos Frías, the Miami Herald food editor, discusses how Van Aken hitchhiked from the Midwest, working odd...
39 min
29
José Andrés: He sees immigration, job creation,...
Chef José Andrés, who was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, sees the United States and all it represents in every bite of a pastelito or croqueta. James Beard award winner Carlos Frías, the...
23 min