The New York City Wine & Food Festival just wrapped up four days of parties, events, and tastings, and while there are major similarities between it and its snowbird sister, the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, there are also major differences. True, both events are the brainchild of Lee Brian Sch ... More >>
To welcome October and tis' the season to have pumpkin, Haven hosted a collaborative dinner last night with Michael Pirolo of Macchialina. Dubbed Pumpkinpalooza, the five-course dinner featured over seven pumpkin varieties, with cocktails (also with pumpkin) to match each dish by Isaac Grillo and Wi ... More >>
Tonight, the Miami Heat return to the NBA Finals for the fourth consecutive year in a row and are just four wins shy of a three-peat. Ever wonder where the term three-peat even came from? It was coined by Byron Scott in 1988 and trademarked by none other than Pat Riley, who hopefully soon enough wil ... More >>
Miami's Oak Tavern is one of the few places, if not the only place, in the Design District where you can sip a watermelon martini, a drink that is part of the new cocktail menu. The menu is the creation of Anthony "Tibor" Vecsesi, who was recently hired as Oak Tavern's new head bartender. Having sp ... More >>
Say goodbye to your grey cubicle, messy desk, piles of papers ... And shout hello to the weekend! Starting tonight, you're gonna ditch the monkey suit for club duds, and party till you drop. The best part, you won't have to blow all that hard-earned cash on music and booze -- all you'll need is a c ... More >>
To kick off the Spring season, Rose Bar at Delano is mixing up a batch of "farm to glass" cocktails. The libations are created by Delano South Beach's head mixologist, Bernie Waters, who decided that the fresh fruits and herbs coming from local South Florida farms are just too good to not be utili ... More >>
Alright, so you couldn't get your hands on a pair of $400 tickets to get your PLUR ass to Ultra Music Festival, or cough up $125 to fist pump with Skrillex at Mansion. That doesn't mean you have to end Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week stuck at home putting that tiki tiki music on blast, ... More >>
Feeling pumped up this grand morning? Well, you should be 'cause it's Friday! Come 5 p.m., you're gonna throw all of your papers in the air, leap out of the office, and make a run to the closest bar for a much-deserved drink. But before you start making weekend plans that'll leave you scraping f ... More >>
You know that feeling you got when you woke up this morning? It's called Friday victory. And to make you feel even more like a conqueror, we've come up with ways for you to celebrate the defeat of the work week. Best part, they won't cost you more than a Hamilton. Here are the ten best music-rela ... More >>
Less than 48 hours left to get your arty party fix, friends. That's right ... It is the next-to-last day of Art Basel Miami Beach 2013. And you've done four straight afternoons at the fairs. But if you're not already laid up in a SoBe hotel bed (or crumpled on a half-collapsed sofa in some Wynwoo ... More >>
Lure Fishbar, at the St. Moritz at the Loews Hotel Miami Beach, has just opened after about a year's worth of anticipation. See also: Lure Fishbar: SoHo Comes to SoBe on December 2
Miami Spice is one of the best dining deals this city has to offer. With nearly 200 restaurants offering three-course meals at great prices, what could possibly sweeten the pot? Well, how about free (or discounted) wine, beer, or cocktails? Done and done. Here are our ten favorite boozy Spice offer ... More >>
The end of any Ultra Music Festival weekend is when things start to get real. After three full days of dancing and pounding music, mostly in the sun, only the strongest make it to the end, and even they can get cranky. So while positive vibes ruled over 99 percent of the festival, as Swedish House ... More >>
Did you know EDM is a big moneymaker? Nothing sells better than sex, drugs, and uhntz uhntz. And now, thanks to modern technology, you don't even have to be a respectable, talented DJ to cash in on the molly moola express. Corporations are dying to sign contracts with these party professionals. No ... More >>
According to an Open Table survey recently published, 51 percent of respondents plan to head out to a restaurant for a romantic Valentine's Dinner.Most every Miami spot is planning a decadent multi-course extravaganza (and we've got a great list of fantastic options). Before you sit down to your mea ... More >>
As if it weren't already hard enough to decide where to eat and drink amidst Midtown's many options - it's about to get even tougher with the addition of Bar Louie, a tavern-esque concept known for handcrafted martinis and American comfort food. The new addition plans to open its doors on November ... More >>
See the full 80-photo slideshow from the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party at Fontainebleau Miami Beach. iHeartRadio Bleau Live Ultimate Pool Party A "special appearance" from Enrique Iglesias With performances by Flo Rida, Maroon 5, and Gym Class Heroes Fontainebleau Miami Beach Saturday, June 30, 2 ... More >>
The Shelborne pool is synonymous with oiled-up, scantily clad, beautiful people lounging in the sun. It's also known for elite bartenders who tend to the the back bar. Teddy Collins has been a force to reckon with behind the bar for more than 18 years. When he's not pouring signature drinks named af ... More >>
Even though Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week have turned into a nine days of EDM, we've keep it pretty low key. Until last night. First stop: The world premiere of Ultra Music Festival's Can U Feel It concert documentary. Standing there on the red carpet was sort of surreal -- mainl ... More >>
As the world's most comprehensive electronic party extravaganza, Ultra Music Festival is dominated by the sonic phenomenon known as the drop. Simultaneously present in seemingly unrelated genres -- such as the soulful vocal crescendos of house, the interlocking pulses of techno, or the bombastic ... More >>
In its 35th year, Art Deco Weekend kicks off today, January 13, at noon and then continues until 11pm January 15. It will highlight the second annual ADW Fashion Show and music performances. In addition, it will feature the annual Art Deco Weekend Parade, a classic car show, a lecture ... More >>
Courtesy of RA SushiTheir 'Sinner Sangria' will make you feel naughty, even in your nun costumeGrowing up doesn't mean you have to grow out of the fun escapades this October 31. Trick or treat yourself to some Halloween cocktails this year. Keep the costume and mischievous appeal and head on over ... More >>
Hardcore partiers and upscale drinkers- did you notice your favorite mixologists missing in action this past week? Were they kidnapped by aliens or even worse, migrate to other cities? No and no. Dont worry, we've got your answer!Miami's top mixologists hit up took over the city of New Orleans fo ... More >>
All photos by Laine Doss Bacardi Girls kept the rum coming.The Bacardi Road Show hit The Miami Beach Convention Center yesterday with rum tastings, entertainment, and celebrity guest Alonzo Mourning. After an introduction by Bacardi USA President and CEO John Esposito, invited guests (most ... More >>
Bill? Is that you? With the white sand, clear skies, and heat, SBWFF's Whole Foods Market Grand Tasting Village would have resembled the Sahara if it were not for the sparkling backdrop of the Atlantic.After receiving a Waterford glass, but no neck lanyard cup-holder to keep our eager paws free ( ... More >>
We know you love New Times' Best Of Miami issue. We know you pine for it each and every year. And that's why we work so hard to bring you the very best Miami has to offer in one spectacular issue, so that your months of gazing longingly at saved past issues doesn't go unrewarded. I ... More >>
It's not pretty but it's fillingWise men and idiots alike have uttered the words, "Food is better when it's booze." But the intelligence of the utterer has absolutely no bearing on the truth of the matter. Booze food is better. And there are three main reasons why: 1) Swallowing takes less effort ... More >>
A new downtown steak house keeps 'em smiling.
Proud Mary. Well, looks like you all know what both Gail and I did this weekend. Come Monday, each of us had separate ideas for Bloody Mary posts, completely independent of each other. I'd say something about great minds thinking alike, but I think drunk minds might be a more accurate description.. ... More >>
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