Ever wonder how local food writers keep abreast of what's going on in the always-shifting world of Miami dining, or marvel at the way they manage to come up with all those neat adjectives, apropos quotes, and pertinent information about so many intriguing new restaurants and cuisines? It's actually pretty simple if you're on the mailing list of enough public-relations firms, and thus privy to their steady stream of glowing press releases. If you've read one of these, you've read them all -- only the names of the restaurants and principals involved ever change. Yet in all their glorious homogeneity, they also reveal what Miami's haute dining culture is all about. For instance... More >>>