'Anthos' on Serious Eats

Ed Levine's Serious Diet, Week 55: A South Beach Burger Bash Meal Plan

"I had gone on my own South Beach Diet, for one evening at least, and came out smelling like a rose, or at the very least like a cheeseburger. " Me with Ollie Kottke Even with me sharing an entire loaf of onion confit bread with young Ollie Kottke (son of Meg Hourihan and Jason Kottke) Tuesday lunch I was down two pounds for the week, to 228, on Thursday morning, when I boarded a plane to Miami for the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. My plane arrived on time at 6:30 p.m., and after looking at and rejecting four hotel rooms, I was finally able to settle in, take a shower, and head to the famed Burger Bash.... More

Waiting for Bruni: Anthos

Anthos is more than just a restaurant to its chef-owner Mike Psilakis. It's a cause. It's his chance to show the food world that Greek food and a Greek restaurant can be good enough and important enough to get three stars from Frank Bruni of the New York Times. I spoke to Psilakis ten minutes before the review appeared: "We gave it our best shot. I was here every time he came in, and the service and the food was as good as we can make it. He didn't get cheated. He seemed to like the food. I just hope Bruni understands how much this restaurant is part of my soul, I hope he understands how much of me is... More

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