• Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Julio Cabrera Mentoring Young Miami Bartenders

    Most people take time to consider the care taken by the chef to prepare their meals. But, until recently, the same respect wasn't always afforded to bartenders. But if you really think about what's in that cocktail, you'll find the same, if not more attention to detail. Before a bartender serves you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    Lure Fishbar to Host Botran Rum Mixology Showdown Today

    The Botran Rum Mixology Showdown pits mixologist versus mixologist at Lure Fishbar in a competition to make the best cocktail with Botran rum. Today's competition is open to the public and runs from noon to 3 p.m. Simone Caporale, who was named International Bartender of the Year at this year's Ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    Miami Bartenders in NOLA for Tales of the Cocktail

    OK Miami, if you're thirsty for a crafted cocktail, maybe this is a good time to just order a shot and a beer. It's that time of year when bartenders from all over the world converge on the Crescent City for five days of debauchery and drinking -- better known as Tales of the Cocktail. In actualit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Watch Julio Cabrera's English Adventure (Video)

    Bartender Julio Cabrera might call The Regent Cocktail Club his home base, but it looks like more and more the talented mixologist is sharing his talents with the world. After a brief time in Miami to shake things up a few last times at Michy's before the restaurant closed for renovations and a new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    Julio Cabrera Advances to Finals in Global Bartender Competition

    The Regent Cocktail Club's Julio Cabrera has just advanced to the finals of the Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative Bartender Competition, beating out some of the world's best bartenders for one of the coveted five finals spots. See also: Julio Cabrera Wins Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative Bartender C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    12. Julio Cabrera: Gentleman Bartender

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue arrives June 19. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's culinary all-stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city a uni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2014

    Broken Shaker, Regent Cocktail Club Nominated for Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards

    Tales of the Cocktail, the annual celebration of all things spirited, has announced the nominees for their annual "Spirited Awards," with several Miami bartenders and bars getting a nod. See also: Tales of the Cocktail: Miami Bartenders Shake Up New Orleans

  • 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

    December 9, 2013

    Become a Certified Bartender: Only $25 With Voice Daily Deals

    Here's the scenario. You've got this great friend (or maybe it's you) who loves to host cocktail parties. Only problem is that his idea of a classic cocktail is adding booze to some crayon-colored mix in a bottle. If your buddy's idea of a "specialty cocktail" is Kool-Aid and vodka" (we actually ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    Julio Cabrera is a GQ Cover Model

    GQ Magazine has a lot of famous and talented men gracing their covers for the December Man of the Year issue. The rotating cover models have just been announced and its an eclectic group of intelligent, talented, and dashing individuals that include Matthew McConaughey, Will Ferrell, Justin Timber ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Miami Bartenders at Tales of the Cocktail: Lermayer, Ferrara, Zvi, Orta, Hudnall, Burr, Many More

    If you walk into your favorite Miami bar and don't see any familiar faces mixing drinks, it's probably because your favorite mixologist has headed for the Big Easy. Tales of the Cocktail, the annual five-day spirited celebration of cocktails, has the world's finest mixologists congregating on New O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Regent Cocktail Club's Julio Cabrera Makes U.S. Bartender of the Year Finals

    Julio Cabrera did Miami proud at this week's United States Bartender's Guild (USBG) and Diageo World Class competition to crown the U.S. Bartender of the Year. He and Michael Parish represented Miami at the two-day competition that consisted of a series of challenges and mixing competitions that te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Two Miami Mixologists Compete Today in U.S. Bartender of the Year Showdown

    Julio Cabrera (Regent Cocktail Club) and Michael Parish (Broken Shaker) are heading to the Big Apple to represent the 305 in one of the country's most prestigious bartending competitions -- the U.S. Bartenders' Guild (USBG) and World Class U.S. "U.S. Bartender of the Year" competition. Both Miami mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    New Times Best of Miami Readers' Poll Now Open: Who Will Win From the Top Five?

    Think Gabriel Orta is Miami's best bartender? Vote for him. Does Andiamo have the best pizza in town? Which is better: Yardbird or Blue Collar for best fried chicken? With our most exciting issue quickly approaching, we at Short Order are gearing up for the epic Best of Miami 2013 Readers' Poll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Bartenders

    Anyone can get behind a bar and mix a drink. For that matter, anyone can walk into a kitchen and prepare a meal. After all, we've all cooked for ourselves at home, haven't we?But, bartenders, like chefs, have many different levels of expertise. While the person who pops your Budweiser can at a beach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Haven's Isaac Grillo Wins Inaugural Ultimate Miami Bartender Award at Magic City Casino

    There's just a nice ring to the phrase "Ultimate Miami." a realization Magic City Casino exec Scott Savin and his crew came to earlier this year. This past Saturday Savin & Co. put it to the test with the Inaugural Ultimate Miami Bartender competition at the Flagler Street location. After four h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Watch Clarke's Robert Montero Win the Marie Brizard USA Cocktail Challenge (Video)

    A few months ago, Robert Montero, mixologist at Clarke's, traveled to New Orleans to represent Miami in the Marie Brizard USA Cocktail Challenge at Tales of the Cocktail.Read Also:Miami Mixologists Represent at Tales of the CocktailSra. Martinez's Robert Montero Wins Marie Brizard Cocktail Challenge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    The Broken Shaker Returns to Miami Beach

    The Broken Shaker: First Pop-Up Cocktail Bar in Miami BeachBest Pop-up Bar 2012: The Broken ShakerBest Bartender 2012: Gabriel OrtaAt Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans, The Broken Shaker's Gabriel Orta and Elad Zvi told us that The Broken Shaker would reopen this fall somewhere in Miami. We now h ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012
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    May 30, 2012

    Sra. Martinez's Robert Montero Wins Marie Brizard Cocktail Challenge

    Six of Miami's best bartenders met at Blackbird Ordinary for a little friendly competition at the Marie Brizard Cocktail Challenge semi-finals. Robert Montero (Sra. Martinez), Fraser Hamilton (Blackbird Ordinary), Mary Connoly (Meat Market & Bar Lab), Phillip Khanderhrish (The Setai), Paul Sau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Five Local Bartenders Compete Tonight in Marie Brizard Cocktail Challenge

    Five of Miami's top mixologists will compete tonight for the opportunity to shake their stuff at the annual Tales of the Cocktail in the Marie Brizard USA Cocktail Challenge Semifinals.The competition, which is free and open to the public, takes place tonight from 6 - 8 p.m. at Blackbird Ordinary. C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Bartenders Juggling Fire Is the Newest Miami Nightlife Trend!

    ​Any given night in Miami, hundreds of bottles of overpriced champagne and vodka are marched out to a perpetually revolving cast of douchebags, rich folks, once-a-year-spenders, depraved attention-starved nightlifers, sparkler fans, and the women who love to be seen with them. But Off The Hookah ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Short Order Awards 2010 Nominees Are In... Vote Now!

    ​Last month, we revealed that at this year's Iron Fork event on October 21 we'd be handing out our first ever Short Order awards. While Best of Miami is picked by an ominous "editorial board," the blog awards work a little differently. We asked a group of local chefs, food bloggers, and our own Sh ... More >>