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  • Dining

    August 28, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Finka Table & Tap Takes Bold Flavors to Miami's Hinterland

    Far beyond Miami International Airport and that tangle of Dolphin Expressway construction traffic, a rising stretch of asphalt threatens to launch you into the sawgrass abyss. Only it doesn't. The road narrows and curves south, spitting you onto SW 137th Avenue and into a maze of low-slung auburn st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    For Miami Restaurants, No Such Thing as a Slow Summer Anymore

    It appears there is no place left to hide. Lincoln Road in mid-August is flooded with throngs of tourists who require you to have both twinkle toes and ankle-breaking jukes just to get to Shake Shack. Brickell is slammed, even though few restaurants in the area are worth your time. And despite the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Ten Best Dining Counters in Miami

    We all know the appeal of your designated stool at a bar where everybody knows your name, but the enjoyment of the perfect counter is often overlooked. When you get spectacular food coupled with a peek into the kitchen, a chat with a chef, and so much more beyond a typical dining experience, it is t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Ten Best Food Items in Miami for One Dollar

    Miami may be home to a thousand dollar ice cream sundae, a $65 burger, and other extravagant offerings, but this fair city can also offer affordable fare. But looking beyond the golden arches for dollar menu items is not easy. We scoured the city on a George Washington dollar bill budget. We will a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    The First Duo Ever to Row to the U.S. From Africa Will Land In Miami Soon

    More than 100 days and 5,000 miles after they departed from Morocco, a South African couple are about to become the first people ever to row -- yes, row, using their arms and all -- from mainland Africa to the mainland United States when they land in Miami this Monday. Riaan Manser, 40, and his gi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Ten Best Coladas And Cortaditos in Miami

    In this city, we tend to take a lot for granted. The beach, the lack of blizzards, and Cuban coffee are examples. You think it's easy to find a cup of Cuban rocket fuel in Chicago? A colada is like the Big Gulp of Cuban coffee. Instead of a single shot of espresso served in a tiny plastic cup, a c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Finka Table & Tap: CubanCube Fusion Food and Bar Lab Cocktails, Opening in April

    Jon and Eileen Andrade, the brother-and-sister team behind the CubanCube food truck are turning brick and mortar when Finka Table & Tap opens this April. The restaurant, located at 14690 SW 26th St., is farther south than what most consider the fine-dining area of Miami. Eileen Andrade says the duo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 8, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Fritas Cubanas

    An original frita cubana couples Cuban bread with a spiced beef patty, seasoned with cumin, paprika, and pepper. Some add chorizo to the mix. Others cap meat with an American-style hamburger bun. Despite minor variations, one thing remains consistent: Papas fritas, deep-fried and grease-slicked juli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Andrew Zimmern's Truck and Many More on Midtown Tracks for SoBeWFF

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. By the time 2012 was upon us, more than 100 food trucks were rolling around Greater Miami. It seemed only natural some of them should feed the gastrophilic masses of the Sou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    Miami's Top Ten Cuban Restaurants

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® online at bestof.voiceplaces.com. Miami is a city of exceptional things. It's where early mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Matthieu Godard of db Bistro Moderne: Cooking From One Country to Another

    See also Julie Frans' San Diego Roots and Matthew Oetting of BLT Steak: From NYC to MIA.As Miami makes its culinary mark, chefs of every stripe are making their way to the Magic City - and not just via other U.S. destinations. European talent is also finding its way to our sunny shores, lured by big ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 17, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    The Grind Burgers Announced

    ​The Grind, Miami's home town burger competition, is this Saturday and we're finally counting down to burger madness.On March 31 at 7 p.m., 30 local restaurants will compete with their meat at Wynwood's Miami Entertainment Complex. Tickets are still available for $75 in advance, $85 at the door. V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    The Grind Names Participating Restaurants, Backyard Burger Winners

    ​The Grind, Miami's home grown burger competition is coming soon and all over Miami, people are salivating with the promise of eating burgers from over two dozen participating local restaurants. The key word here is local. Unlike some other burger events in the Miami area, the Grind features burge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Latin House Grill to Open Restaurant: Are Food Trucks Turning to Brick and Mortar?

    ​Is the new food truck trend to turn in the wheels for a traditional brick-and-mortar restaurant? We've already seen restaurants such as Sakaya Kitchen, La Camaronera, Red Koi, Sweetness Bake Shop, and Islas Canarias roll out mobile versions of their brick-and-mortar establishments.We're seei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Win a Pair of Tickets to the Grind: Frita Battle Is On!

    ​The Grind, Miami's home grown burger competition is a month away and the competition is heating up. On March 31 at 7 p.m., 30 local restaurants will serve up their best burgers for your eating pleasure at Wynwood's Miami Entertainment Complex.Restaurants battling for the coveted golden grinder aw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Judging The Burgies: 22 Burgers in Two Hours (Photos)

    ​When Burger Beast Sef Gonzalez asked me to be a judge at the third annual Burgie Awards, I said sure. I've judged a few competitions. They're usually fun, you get a badge, and you meet some new people. When you're asked to oversee a burger competition, you naturally assume you'll be tasting burge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    The Cuban Kitchen's Raquel Rabade Roque at Books & Books Tonight

    Cuban food lovers, put down your forks and stop in at Books & Books in Coral Gables tonight at 8 p.m. to talk rice and black beans and more with Raquel Rabade Roque, author of The Cuban Kitchen, owner of Downtown Book Center in Miami, and co-founder of the Miami Book Fair.Her new paperback is lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Tania Ramirez of Food Cart USA Expands Miami Food Truck Scene

    Latin Burger & Taco was Food Cart USA's first food truck.Going to a food truck roundup is like visiting Disney World. Bright colors, hearty meals, and long lines amass in an almost euphoric flurry. The trucks seem to simply appear before your eyes, delivering mouth-watering goodness.Behind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Administrative Professionals Day: BLT, Casa Juancho, Fontainebleau, and Islas Canarias

    Quentin BaconBLT's juicy steak is the ultimate "thank you."​Today the nation celebrates those who copy, fax, and man (or woman) the phones. What was once Secretaries Day (renamed Administrative Professionals Day in 2000 to accommodate politically correct sensibilities) is now time to be nice to yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Five Best Croquetas in Miami

    via jlastras​At the risk of exposing my bad-Catholic tendencies, I'll admit that as a kid, I looked forward to Lent. All the Cuban restaurants in my neighborhood would roll out special seafood menus, and the coffee windows would beckon with extra shelves of bacalaitos, malanga fritters, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Plato Royale: Battle of the Upscale Croquetas, Michy's vs. Dolores, But You Can Call Me Lolita

    David SamayoaSerrano ham croquetas at Dolores, but you can call me Lolita​A croqueta is an ideal street snack. It's cheap, portable, and easy to eat on the run or while lingering over a counter. Typically filled with ham, chicken, or fish, croquetas pack a protein punch and will quickly subdue a g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Does Dwyane Wade Have a Kryptonite?

    What's Dwyane Wade's kryptonite? Other than the occasional New Times feature, of course.​Dwight Howard and Shaquille O'Neal, two seven-foot hulks with firm Floridian ties, have, in recent years, been involved in a weird war of words (mostly Shaq's) concerning who has rightful claim to the nickname ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Behind the Line: El Pimiento in Miami Lakes

    all photos - Jacob KatelChurros in the kitchen at El Pimiento in Miami Lakes.​El Pimiento in Miami Lakes is an owner-operated Spanish tapas restaurant. Mylo Gonzalez is the dude in charge, but don't call him chef -- he prefers culinary director. Mylo says, "I never went to culinary school. I'm not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Miami Food Culture Featured in New York Times Magazine

    Detail of a New York Times Advertisement - 1895An old lady reads the gray lady.​Sunday, New York City, the world; literally hundreds of people will read the newspaper that made newspapers famous.Good thing they have a website.Yesterday's Sunday Times Magazine, in a pre-preemptive strike on Art Bas ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 29, 2009
  • News

    August 21, 2008

    Frenchman Pedals Around World

    Jean-Gabriel Chelala stops in South Florida while boating and biking from France to, well, France.

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008
  • Music

    May 1, 2008

    Flamenco, Still

    Helming the Andalusian act Chambao, La Mari forges ahead with her Spanish-world mix.

  • Dining

    April 10, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008
  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007
  • Calendar

    August 10, 2006
  • Finest Foods

    May 12, 2005

    BEST CROQUETAS

    Islas Canarias Restaurant

  • Music

    March 10, 2005

    Big Dreamer

    Marlon Fernandez is building a fervent cult on South Beach, but he really wants to be a salsa king

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    La Gata

    de 190

    Argentine tango goddess María Angelica Milán remembers her nine lives

  • Music

    August 8, 2002

    At Long Last

    Thanks to new local label Duque Productions, two of Miami's most talented musicians will finally be heard

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Blue Note Casablanca

    It's still the same old story, a fight for jazz and glory

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    Shake

    Bold booking draws top ratings, topples dictatorship, at Second Annual Latin Grammy Awards

  • Dining

    July 5, 2001
  • News

    February 8, 2001

    A Cuban Idyll

    In the island's countryside the land is lovely, the people are humble, and life is unforgiving

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Miami Maestro

    Roberto Torres is the leader of the band, the singer of the songs, and the keeper of the Cuban musical flame

  • Best of Miami

    May 13, 1999

    Best Cigar Bar

    Condal & Peñamil House

  • News

    January 7, 1999

    A Little Slice of Cuba

    Welcome to Rancho Don Goyo, where the pork is fresh, the beer is cold, and the music is pure, rural Cuban

  • News

    December 24, 1998
  • News

    March 6, 1997
  • Dining

    January 1, 1996

    Best of Miami 1996

    Finest Foods

  • News

    April 13, 1995

    First Class All the Way

    You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.

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