An inky, flooded road skirts the edge of a trailer park on Stock Island, a square mile swath of land just east of Key West. Two men in rubber overalls stomp through the water, sheets of rain smacking their bright-orange suits. They head toward Hogfish Bar & Grill, a rickety restaurant beside the old ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanLuis Garcia has his claws deep in the family business.Garcia's is more than just a quarter-of-a-century old restaurant. It's a multifaceted story incorporating a family legacy, a wholesale business, a market, and occasionally, Suite 323 at Sun Life Stadium. Huh? Yep, feeding t ... More >>
via U.S. Coast GuardIncendiary device prior to being used in a controlled burn of concentrated oil in the Gulf of Mexico.The BP oil spill has put all of South Florida in an officially declared State of Emergency. Not long before that announcement was made, we reached out to seafood industry folks ... More >>
slowfoodmiami.com What do you call a cow on a unicycle, a pig stuck in rush hour, or a potato calling an insurance company? Slow food.Others seem to think the term refers to an internationally renowned "member supported organization that was founded in 1989 to counteract fast food and fast life." ... More >>
Jackie SayetThree times is a charmHeavenly fish tacos have arrived on the stretch of Red Road between Bird and Flagler at Fish Shack Market. First, thick pieces of the daily Triple Tail catch are seasoned and seared a la plancha and land on crunchy strips of julienne green cabbage ins ... More >>
Not a single frigging Best New Chef Award for Florida this year from Food & Wine, which announced its picks on April 1st. In fact, all the magazine's Best New Chefs are far, far, away -- the closest one is Linton Hopkins in Atlanta, who chefs at Holman & Finch and Restaurant Eugene. That's n ... More >>
This Valentine's weekend might be your best chance in years to eat these aphrodisiacs.
Belinda Eaton, Girl with Oysters, from Belindaeaton.comPly her with aphrodisiacs all night, and you've got it made, right? This week in New Times, Robb Walsh dispenses pearls of wisdom on the world's favorite bivalve here. And below, a plan to spend your V-Day shelling out:Sage Bistro and Oyster B ... More >>
McCain was too late. The new prez spent heavily in Florida and eked out victory here.
Hint: Skip the entrées and go straight for the oyster bar offerings...
Part CEO, part shaman, Seminole leader James Billie has his tribe charging toward economic independence.
Buddha Lou, Chava, Space Hippie, Caveman, Earthman, Yaima, and the rest of the gang get down Sundays in the Grove. Let Them Be.