Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering all that’s new and notable in the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. The food-obsessed writer has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her undercover feature on what it’s like to wait tables at Miami restaurants. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
3 days ago | Chef Interviews
At the 2016 South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Geoffrey Zakarian mentioned he would open a restaurant at the Diplomat Beach Resort during a culinary demo. It seems fitting that the celebrity chef would announce details at this weekend's New Yor...
6 days ago | Lists
Long considered a gateway to the Caribbean and Latin America, Miami has diverse cultural roots that seep into the way locals eat and drink. In fact, it's easier to find a great pastelito than a slice of apple pie. That's a plus when you're hankeri...
6 days ago | Cocktails and Spirits
Over the past two years, President Barack Obama has made history by softening restrictions on trade and travel with Cuba. This is especially important for Miamians with Cuban roots — allowing them to travel more freely to visit family, friends, or...
6 days ago | Things To Do
Autumn is officially here in Miami and that means the start of stone crab season! The cooler weather also means an abundance of festivals in the Magic City. This weekend, fill up on seafood and beer, then work on your own vegetable garden. Weekend...
7 days ago | Food News
Stone crab season, South Florida's favorite time of the year, starts on Saturday October 15. Running through May 15, stone crabs are caught in baited traps by both commercial and recreational fishermen and women. The crabs' claw is removed and the...
13 days ago | Closings
Like any large city, Miami's restaurant scene is a series of hellos and goodbyes. We laud a restaurant's entry into the fray and mourn the loss of favorite eateries when they shutter. But some closings cut deeper than others. It could be that rema...