Astor Hotel

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Giorgio Rapicavoli's Drinking Room Has Closed Early

    On December 3, Giorgio Rapicavoli of Eating House and friend/mixologist Eddie Fuentes teamed up and launched Drinking Room, a pop up at the Astor Hotel. Although it was scheduled to run through New Year's Eve, the pop up has closed due to unforeseen circumstances with the venue. The duo is currentl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    12 Top Miami Chefs Who Were Not Too Big To Fail, Part Two

    Ben FinkIt was a genuine struggle to the top​In yesterday's installment, we listed six chefs, in alphabetical order, who at one point or another in their careers encountered a flop. We continue with the remaining half-dozen:7. Chef: Andrea Curto-Randazzo and Frank RandazzoFlop: Water ClubTalula fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    Innovative Cuban Sounds and Flavors on Friday Night, Courtesy of Felipe Lamoglia and Chef Douglas Rodriguez

    Lamoglia and Rodriguez​I guess a part of me is really excited about the re-emergence of jazz in South Florida. But the other part of me, the smaller, squeaky-voiced little guy inside who plays Devil's advocate keeps tugging at my strings hoping that this is no passing trend. I don't want it to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Sneak Review: D. Rodriguez Cuba

    ​A taste of next week's Cafe Review:Rodriguez' ceviches were once seen as radical departures from the lime/onion/cilantro norm. Nowadays you're as likely to encounter a creamed herring ceviche with bagel croutons as you are a traditional rendition, but D-Rod remains the master of marinated raw fis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    STK=STINK. Goodbye Brosia. Watch the pelota, Maison d'Azur.

    *As being reported on this site and others, Brosia has closed in the Design District. Lots of folks liked it, and the outdoor patio was one of the coolest, but I, for one, won't miss the wavering service and uneven cuisine.*Maison d'Azur has shut its' doors at the Astor Hotel (or is it Hotel Ast ... More >>

  • Music

    March 26, 2009

    Head Spins: DJ Sandman

    Hip-hop for the high life.

  • Dining

    December 25, 2008

    Miami's Dining Scene Goes Big League

    In 2008, our city's gastronomic curve trended sharply upward.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Restaurant Preview 2

    Michelle Bernstein's Sra. Martinez will be debuting this Monday in the  Design District. On Tuesday the Wynwood hood, which has been quiet as an empty canvas concerning food, will finally have a restaurant: Joey's, a contemporary Italian café at 2506 N.W. 2nd Avenue. Developer Joey Goldman and ... More >>

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    Rope Tricks

    What's holding you back from being the kings or queens of clubs? Follow our guide to the ins and outs of the door and you'll be spending your nights in shining amour

  • Music

    February 20, 2003

    Code Orange

    It's the end of the world as we know it, and we feel fine

  • Dining

    August 8, 2002

    Johnny V's New Kitchen

    Johnny V moves waaay up and dishes out an organic, from-the-local-land recipe for success

  • Dining

    October 26, 2000
  • News

    September 19, 1996

    Big Stink

    Miamians' lust for contraband Cohibas has turned the blazing cigar craze into a smuggler's dream

  • Dining

    April 25, 1996
  • News

    January 11, 1996

    Crime and Politics, Part 2

    Two men come forward to say they saw a man dumping scads of the New Times issue that featured Ron Book. It was Ron Book.

  • News

    September 14, 1995