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Bangkok

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Buns & Buns: Balance Could Lift Heavy, Rich Dishes

    Buns & Buns established its affinity for the misogynistic era of the 1950s early last summer when it released a minute-long teaser video that opened with dozens of women's tanned, oiled backsides sunbathing on an unidentified beach. "Incontestably, we all like our buns hot and steamy," it said befo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Best of Miami 2014: Ten Boozy Winners

    The 2014 edition of Best of Miami is live and it's filled with over 300 of our favorite restaurants, bars, shops...and people. Although we love everything about Miami (especially its restaurants), you know what we really love? The booze. From the perfect bloody mary to the best new bar, our Best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Patpong Road Celebrates Best Of Win: Free Laidee Drinks This Weekend

    Patpong Road is the infamous Bangkok night market and red light district. There, you'll find an assortment of delights at your disposal. We're talking everything from a meal, to a drink, to the company of a beautiful woman. These ladies traditionally ask "gentleman callers" to buy them a drink for w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    La Moon's New Location Offers Delivery to Wynwood

    La Moon last week quietly opened a second outpost on 20th Street across from the University of Miami's Life Sciences Park, which means Wynwood, Overtown, and the surrounding areas can now have arepas, Supermoon perros, and salchipapas on demand. In one fell swoop, this humble, much-loved Colombian ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2014

    The Dead Rabbit Pops Up at Patpong Road During SoBeWFF: Here's How to Get VIP Access

    The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog is one of the finest bars in New York, if not the world. Consisting of a casual tap room and upstairs parlor, this financial district gem is just a year old and has already won just about every accolade you can think of including being named World's Best New Cocktail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Cafecito, Cinema, and Cocktails

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Patpong Road: Bangkok's Red Light District Comes to SoBe

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    John Kunkel on Opening of Patpong Road and Fate of Khong Fuzi

    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 >>

  • Culture

    October 4, 2012
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    August 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Lime to Open at 125th Avenue West Kendall

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Black Chicken, Watermelon Toothpaste, & Outer Space: 10 Travel Photos

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Thailand's Unusual Food Markets (Pictures)

    Photo by Riki Altman​This 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Condom Salads and More in Bangkok

    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 >>

  • Film

    May 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    The Five Best (and Several of the Worst) Menu Deals During Gables Restaurant Week

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    February 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Jen Stark Exhibits in Thailand, Opens New Show at Carol Jazzar Tonight

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Closed Restaurants Roundup of Doom

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    May 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Gables Opens Up the Streets, Texas de Brazil Opens Up Some Scotch, and Militello Opens at The Office

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    The New Year's Eve EDM Lowdown

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Home and Abroad: Jonathan Eismann Dishes on Steel Drum Squid, White Russians and Spaghetti

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    The Friday Smorgasbord Weekly Wrap-Up

    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 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've got yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    Thai Restaurant Week Begins... Now

    The Thai new year, called Songkran, is celebrated today, April 13, through this Wednesday. The word means "move" or to "change place," in regard to the sun's changing its position in the zodiac. Songkran doesn't boast any B-list celebrities reporting on a big ball dropping down a pole, but the Songk ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 18, 2008

    Thai Churos Thais Up Downtown

    Small space, low prices, big flavors.

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2008

    How To Become A Food Critic

    You could be he. I figure I'm getting too fat, drunk, and impossibly snotty to hold this job much longer, so I hereby give readers a heads up. If you're planning to try to oust me from my oystershell- and hamhock-encrusted throne as Food Critic at Broward-Palm Beach New Times, there's a handy wiki ... More >>

  • Film

    September 4, 2008

    In the Heat of the Knight

    Summer '08: Batman saved the season, while a little Sex went a long way and the indies went south.

  • Film

    May 22, 2008

    Summer Grows Up

    The season of big-budget bangs uses its brain.

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2008
  • Dining

    June 28, 2007

    Moon Shines

    UM grad Jack Punma creates a stir in Coral Gables

  • Film

    February 8, 2007

    Message Bored

    Hollywood ho-hum horror keeps ripping off the best, turning out the worst

  • Music

    December 14, 2006
  • Dining

    April 13, 2006

    The Road from Bangkok

    It’s officially called Panya Thai, but in our household it’s known as Let’s Go!

  • Dining

    September 15, 2005
  • Restaurants

    May 15, 2003
  • Dining

    January 24, 2002

    Gimme That Gimmick

    Check out that All Time Thai Favorite, the Miami Springs Volcano

  • News

    June 10, 1999
  • News

    March 11, 1999

    The Last Temptation of George Petrie

    He was supposed to turn up dead. His friend, attorney Robert Roth, was supposed to wrap up his affairs. Now they've ended up mortal enemies.

  • News

    August 21, 1997
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    June 26, 1996
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    July 6, 1995

    Lock a Block

    An appeals court nudges convicted orangutan smuggler Matthew Block a little closer to prison

  • News

    June 15, 1994

    The Mysterious Mexican Gorilla Caper

    A notorious animal smuggler. Some eager buyers. A bizarre sting operation. A dark and stormy night. No wonder the jurors could hardly believe what they were hearing.

  • Culture

    April 13, 1994
  • News

    April 28, 1993

    Gorilla Warfare: Part 2

    Ape trader Matthew Block has been sentenced in the case of the Bangkok Six. But the monkey business continues.

  • News

    April 7, 1993

    Gorilla Warfare

    Vilified by animal protectionists, indicted for smuggling, praised by the feds. Matthew Block surprised everyone. Maybe even himself.

  • Dining

    February 10, 1993
  • News

    November 20, 1991
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