Zachary Fagenson is the restaurant critic for Miami New Times, and proud to report a cholesterol level of 172.
2 hours ago | Best of Miami
Each year, Miami plunks down the welcome mat for a host of new eateries. Each one is a new beginning for the chefs and restaurateurs who have high hopes of making it big in the Magic City. Some are small mom and pop cafes run by individuals with s...
1 day ago | Restaurant Reviews
"Never touch your eyes," Melvin Smith warns as he slices a mountain of orange and red Scotch bonnet peppers on a cutting board in his sweltering South Miami-Dade kitchen. The 59-year-old co-owner of Sango Jamaican & Chinese is tall with a shav...
9 days ago | Locally Sourced
About five years ago, Zak Stern took to Kickstarter in hopes of cobbling together the final bit of money he needed to open his Wynwood bakery. Shortly after, seating in the place around lunchtime was hard to find. On Thanksgiving morning, Stern op...
16 days ago | Food News
More than half a year after closing to overhaul its menu and kitchen, Brickell Chinese spot Da Tang Unique reopened last month with a more approachable, partially westernized menu.
22 days ago | Miami People
Before opening Wynwood's wildly popular Alter, chef/owner Brad Kilgore was in a predicament. The question was whether the restaurant should serve what's worked best throughout his career — meticulous dishes peppered with exotic ingredients — or a ...
23 days ago | Food News
By all measures, Jeremiah Bullfrog's P.I.G. 7 was the Miami food-truck pioneer's greatest success. Hundreds of attendees this past Saturday afternoon flooded into Wynwood's Toejam Backlot, which was decked out like a tiki bar flanked by a stage bl...