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2011 Stories by Lesley Elliott

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  • 32. Kurobuta Pork Belly at Makoto

    published May 18, 2011

    As we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2011 in June, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305 in random order. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to... More >>

  • Marriott Reopens, New Best Place for Sunset Cocktails
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    Marriott Reopens, New Best Place for Sunset Cocktails

    published May 18, 2011

    ​​​The Marriott on Biscayne Bay held a preview of its $31 million renovation last night. Although Catch (the on-site restaurant) has been open for several months, the 28-year-old hotel has final... More >>

  • Bryan In The Kitchen: Cafe Charm Downtown

    published May 17, 2011

    ​Along a lonely strip of downtown that still bears signs of economic duress, comes Bryan In The Kitchen. Owner Bryan Underwood is a former model who has traded in protein shakes for real food. He pr... More >>

  • More Free Burgers, CG's Moves to Kendall

    published May 16, 2011

    ​The recent proliferation of burger joints has left a remarkable trail of options, so does Miami really need yet another burger chain? Last week Damn Good Burger opened with a burger give-a-way, and... More >>

  • George's, Monty's, Joe's, Truluck's: Last Call For Stone Crabs
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    George's, Monty's, Joe's, Truluck's: Last Call For Stone Crabs

    published May 13, 2011

    ​This weekend marks the unfortunate end of stone crab season. Now is the time when generous humans hold back from decimating the crab population by giving those little suckers time to regenerate; so... More >>

  • 36. Leek Dumplings at Tropical Chinese

    published May 12, 2011

    As we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2011 in June, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305 in random order. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to... More >>

  • McQueen's Fashion Legacy Lives On Despite Princess Kate's Wedding Dress

    published May 12, 2011

    ​From Daphne Guinness to Karen Elson, everyone hauled out their vintage McQueen couture in celebration of the late designer last week at the MET Costume Gala. The party auspiciously launches "Savage... More >>

  • Rusty Pelican: First Look at the Redesign
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    Rusty Pelican: First Look at the Redesign

    published May 11, 2011

    ​Miami landmark restaurant, the Rusty Pelican is shutting down July 5 to begin a $6 million renovation project. John Tallichet, CEO of the corporation that owns the Pelican as well as approximately ... More >>

  • Damn Good Burger For Free Today

    published May 10, 2011

    ​We told you that Damn Good Burger was coming downtown. Now that day dawns with a big burger give-a-away. The doors fly open at 11 a.m. sharp and the first three hundred customers to show receive fr... More >>

  • New 5 Napkin Burger: Design the Miami Burger and Win $1,000

    published May 09, 2011

    ​Another New Yorker attempts to win our hearts and stomachs with the soon to open 5 Napkin Burger, just down the street from Shake Shack on Lincoln Road. With established beach burger faves like Bur... More >>

  • Chapultepec: Authentic Mexican Is Worth the Drive

    published May 06, 2011

    ​Destination eating is a serious matter. Since it now costs about $4 a gallon to fill up the tank, we figure the meal better be worth the drive. On that note, we present Chapultepec, a neighborhood ... More >>

  • 40. Baked Alaska at Michy's

    published May 06, 2011

    As we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2011 in June, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305 in random order. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to... More >>

  • The Five Best Burgers in Miami (From $4 to $32)

    published May 04, 2011

    ​While the origins of "National Burger Month" are difficult to trace, the popularity of hamburgers goes back to the early 20th century. When factory workers needed a quick meal that fit in o... More >>

  • Rosa Mexicano, Mercadito, Talavera: Cinco de Mayo for Foodies

    published May 03, 2011

    ​Cinco de Mayo, coming this Thursday, is actually an American tradition that predates the college-drinking whoop-de-doo. A holdover from the good old days when pillaging was considered the equivalen... More >>

  • Miami Heat Deals at DB, Chophouse & Oceanaire -- Beans Are for Losers
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    Miami Heat Deals at DB, Chophouse & Oceanaire -- Beans Are for Losers

    published May 03, 2011

    ​Tonight , the Miami Heat takes on the Celtics in game 2 of the NBA finals eastern conference semifinals (at 7 p.m.). Local restaurants DB Bistro Moderne, Chophouse and Oceanaire are hailing the tea... More >>

  • New French Bistro, Lou Lou Arrives Downtown
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    New French Bistro, Lou Lou Arrives Downtown

    published Apr 29, 2011

    ​Jacques Ardisson, master of the bistro concept (Moonchine, Indochine) steps out of his usual realm of Asian fusion with the opening of Lou Lou, the newest notch in his restaurant belt. Named for hi... More >>

  • 46. Lasagna di Pesce at Mai Tardi

    published Apr 28, 2011

    As we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2011 in June, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305 in random order. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them ... More >>

  • Administrative Professionals Day: BLT, Casa Juancho, Fontainebleau, and Islas Canarias

    published Apr 27, 2011

    ​Today the nation celebrates those who copy, fax, and man (or woman) the phones. What was once Secretaries Day (renamed Administrative Professionals Day in 2000 to accommodate politically correct se... More >>

  • Abokado in Mary Brickell Village Goes Dark
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    Abokado in Mary Brickell Village Goes Dark

    published Apr 26, 2011

    ​Abokado's catch phrase asked if we were "ready to rethink sushi," but apparently the folks at this restaurant in Mary Brickell Village have been doing some reconsidering of their own lately. The pl... More >>

  • Monty's, Balans, and Blue Martini: Fatty Drinks the FDA Doesn't Want You to Know

    published Apr 25, 2011

    ​The U.S. Food and Drug Administration seems to believe that when it comes to alcohol consumption, ignorance is bliss. It's easy to suck down those creamy, calorie-ridden drinks without thinking abo... More >>

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