We knew you thought this weekend was all about laying low. After all, school just started and the big "last unofficial party of the summer", Labor Day is next week. But this is Miami, where the sun shines and there's always something to do -- like drinking exotic sriracha-infused cocktails in a re ... More >>
Patpong Road, the intimate lounge atop Khong River House is designed to recreate the famous Bangkok night market and red light district of the same name. Tripadvisor reviewers make it sound Like Lincoln Road with go go bars, food stalls, sexy women, and ladyboys -- which is awesome in our book. ... More >>
Patpong Road, 50 Eggs' newest concept, opens this Friday, August 23, above Khong River House. The intimate lounge, which is open only Friday and Saturday evenings from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., is designed to invoke Bankok's infamous Patpong Road. In addition to food stalls, another form of flesh is also ... More >>
While techno beats and Cuban food might seem more South Florida-style than twangy tunes and barbecue -- we can all use a return to those country roots every now and then. Hence the idea behind the South Dade Food and Country Festival, bringing homegrown good times and good eats to Homestead this Sat ... More >>
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, 50 Eggs Restaurant Group newest venture with chef Jeff McInnis has been fun, but it hasn't forgotten about its much older and very successful baby, Lime Fresh Mexican Grill. Since its debut in 2004, the local chain has expanded rapidly throughout the state and e ... More >>
Here are ten things that I learned on my summer vacation to Thailand: 1. In Mae Salong, I discovered that there is such a thing as black chicken. The color is natural from the breed, and it tastes like the regular chicken does here: fresh and delicious without all the hormones and stuff pumped into ... More >>
Photo by Riki AltmanThis is the last post in writer Riki Altman's three-part series about her visit to Bangkok. If you missed parts one and two, you can either click the links or just hop a plane and check it out for yourself.Located about an hour outside of Bangkok are two fascinating outdoor fo ... More >>
Photo by Riki Altman'scuse me, waiter, but there seems to be a rubber in my salad...Editor's note: In a three-part series, intrepid Short Order writer Riki Altman will share the good, bad, silly, remarkable, and entirely inedible highlights of a just finished trip to Thailand.Thanks to an incredi ... More >>
Ortanique on the Mile Chef Cindy Huston's menu is one of the best deals on offer. Restaurant Week in the Gables launches next week with a preview of the goods from participating neighborhood haunts. The fourth annual, "Taste Of The Gables," will feature small bites from approximately 20 of ... More >>
Drip by Jen Stark.Miami artists Jen Stark and Alvaro Ilizarbe (AKA Freegums) were recently flown to Bang Khun Thian, a town just outside of Bangkok, Thailand, to participate in an exhibit titled "Free Size." (About that name, clothes in Thailand are often one-size-fits-all, or free-size, as a cos ... More >>
via Guardian UKAre we there yet?Almost two quarters into 2010 and restaurants are dropping like so many flies at a swatter factory.Did your favorite neighborhood joint close? Yes. So did some big-money startups, middling little guys, and corporate behemoths' touristic appendages.Our records indic ... More >>
Dine On Giralda Without CarsTomorrow, January 8, from 6 p.m. to midnight, Downtown Coral Gables' Restaurant Row (located on the 100 block of Giralda Ave. between Ponce de Leon Blvd. and Galiano Street) will feature al fresco dining and live entertainment as part of Giralda Under the Stars. During ... More >>
Miami's big-room nightclubs usually go all out for New Year's Eve celebrations by booking some of the biggest names in international dance music, and this year is no exception. Here's the lowdown on some of the top NYE parties going down on Thursday night: Cocoon Label Party at Nocturnal's Eden T ... More >>
Jonathan Eismann, Chef/Owner Pacific Time and Pizza VolanteBest Squid in Ho Chi Minh City, cooked over a fire in a old steel drum in the street, Best Pork Chops in history there, too. Saigon Killer Pork Chops!Best Chinese and Dim Sum at a place right next to the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok.B ... More >>
A smorgasbord is a Swedish buffet. Life is the same. Hit the table hard, eat like you mean it, then get up and do it again. We here at Short Order are here to help you take advantage of as many culinary opportunities as we can. Whether you're an opportunist, utilitarian, voyeur, or a gossip, we ... More >>
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