Cape Cod

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Katherine the Great White Shark Was Back Off Miami Beach Last Week

    Katherine, a 14-foot great white shark that has spent the past several months off the coast of Florida, was back in South Florida last week. Katherine was tagged last August by marine biologists off Cape Cod, and they've been tracking her ever since. Earlier this year she headed down south and spe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Gooddroid on the Loveless Records Vibe: "Build Up, Then Orgasm, Then Hang"

    What do matching tattoos, gay porn, and local DJ Adrianna "Gooddroid" Moschides have in common? It takes a little of all three to tell the tale of her label, Loveless Records. "This story is awesome," she says, turning the clock back to 2011. Back then, she was busy casting and editing for an alt g ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 22, 2014
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    May 20, 2014

    R House: With Time, Restaurant and Gallery Space Could Conquer Wynwood

    Rocco Carulli frantically darts among large canvases smeared with thick blobs of richly-hued oil paint. His smile is infectious, like that of a born entertainer, but there's also the nervous quiver of a new restaurateur. He sports a shaved head, a meticulously trimmed salt-and-pepper beard, and a sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    A 14-Foot Great White Shark Named Katharine Spent the Weekend Circling Miami Beach

    After a few days of torrential rain, waterspouts, and tornado warnings to end last week, this weekend brought glorious sunshine and cool ocean breezes -- meaning half of Dade County spent Saturday and Sunday wading in the Atlantic Ocean or enjoying Biscayne Bay. They weren't alone out there. (Cue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Vampire Weekend and Jacuzzi Boys - Fillmore Miami Beach

    Vampire Weekend With Jacuzzi Boys Fillmore Miami Beach Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Better Than: All of those other vampiric pop-culture creatures feasting on the blood of the millennial generation. A fat, crooked queue of teens and post-teens stretched from the Fillmore Miami Beach's doorstep to 17t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Pavan Sangria Challenge: Can You Make a Destination Sangria?

    Sangria, the wine-based libation popular in Spain and Portugal, is a drink that's widely open to interpretation. Though the basic recipe calls for wine, chopped fruit, and a touch of brandy, there's a host of ways to make sangria into a custom drink by getting creative with the fruit and wine, and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Key Biscayne Beach Named One of America's Top Ten Beaches

    ​Sure, saying you're taking your talents to Cape Florida State Park Beach doesn't have much of a ring to it, but the stretch of sand on Key Biscayne is apparently the best Miami-Dade has to offer, and one of the best in the country. The annual list put out by Stephen Leatherman, director of Florid ... More >>

  • Film

    February 24, 2011
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    February 3, 2011
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    January 25, 2011

    Big Name Consulting Chefs Make Reputations Smaller

    ​It is neither unusual nor unseemly for chefs to provide their names and consulting expertise to restaurants when they ultimately won't play an integral role. Nobody, for instance, really expects to see Wolfgang Puck twirling pizza dough in the kitchen of one of his 50 Wolfgang Puck Express restau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Top 10 Lines From New Times 2010 Restaurant Reviews

    Sugarcane draws babes, blokes, blades, and Belkys Nerey​ recently compiled New York Times critic Sam Sifton's 15 best "burns, barbs and zingers" from his 2010 reviews. It strikes me reading these that over the past twelve months, Mr. Sifton's reviews have been meaner than mine (this is me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Why The Feast's Rankings Are So Messed Up

    ​It sure took a long time for The Feast Miami to get its website together, enough to take off the BETA tag, but apparently it wasn't long enough to figure out how to rank restaurants properly. I mean, when P.F. Chang's and Norman's 180 take up two of your top three "epic" restaurant spots, somethi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Black Friday Deals for Foodies

    Courtesy Romanico's ChocolatesThe Miami Sushi chocolate and candy box from Romanico's Chocolates​Here are some Black Friday deals for those who have a hankering for specialty food products or for those hoping to get the perfect gift for the foodies in their life. Even better: none of these deals r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Pumpkin Beer for Thanksgiving? Crazy, Man!

    ​What do Thanksgiving and beer have to do with one another besides pumpkin 'n' spice and everything nice? It is well documented that the Pilgrims landed in Cape Cod in 1620 because of numerous hardships - rough seas, stormy weather and sickness. Back then, water was certainly not the drink of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Restaurant Roll Call - September

    photo by billwisserphoto.comQ is no more.​It's hard to keep up with all the eateries that come and go, but last month, Miami had some notable losses. There were also some good additions. Here's our restaurant roll call for September.*ClosingsCape Cod Room, 5937 Collins Ave., Miami Beach Luna Corne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Vampire Weekend and Beach House at the Fillmore Miami Beach, October 13

    Photo by Ian Witlen​Check out the full 30-photo Vampire Weekend slideshow.Vampire WeekendWith the Very Best and Beach HouseWednesday, October 13, 2010The Fillmore Miami BeachBetter Than: Madras cocktails and self-loathing at a WASP family gathering. (Probably?)Enough verbiage has been devoted to p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Chef Gabriel Fenton Talks Jerk Chicken Wings & Bourbon Steak

    Photo by Lee Klein​The Miami Heat plays its first preseason game this coming Tuesday, October 5. That same evening, executive chef Gabriel Fenton from Bourbon Steak Miami will be introducing his own new heat excitement via "super hot jerk chicken wings" -- a new bar item on a new bar menu. Guests ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Cape Cod Room Is Doomed

    John ZurMaybe now Fratelli can borrow a lamp from the Cape Cod Room​As in kaput. Clammed up. Dead. And, quite frankly, not to be missed. Ken Lyon's Bath House folly was overpriced and underwhelming in terms of food, service, and decor (although other than that it wasn't too bad). The Room's former ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    The Most Obnoxiously Noisy Foods

    mattfred via flickr Stuffing your face with noisy food. Not pleasant.​"Chew with your mouth closed." Everybody's been slapped with that phrase and not only because of the mess in our pie holes. We don't want to hear it. The following list of obnoxiously loud foods won't be silenced with jus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Yelp Eats! 2010 Prix Fixe Meal Deal Starts Monday

    ​Looking for bargain dining? We are still a few weeks away until Miami Spice, but cit-crit (I learned that word yesterday thanks to Lee Klein) site Yelp is dolling out the price cuts thanks to its annual Yelp Eats! event. For a week, area restaurants offer a prix fixe three-course deal for the pri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    Where to Eat in Miami This Valentine's Day

    If you ask us, showing off your culinary skills for your loved one is much more romantic than a dinner out, but we understand it's not always easy. If you're looking for where to eat out this Valentine's Day, here are some options. ​Area 31 at the Epic Hotel Your choice between two four-course pri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Cape Cod Room Makes Some Changes

    ​New deals, new meals, new squeals at The Cape Cod Room, all going into effect next Wednesday, February 10:A new bartendar, Kim Arkell, has come on board to lead Happy Hour from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Cocktails will go for $6 during this time, which you can match with 2-for-1 oyster ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 28, 2010
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    January 22, 2010

    Sneak Review: The Cape Cod Room

    A bite-size morsel of the New Times restaurant review for next week. Starters are too pricey (most go for $12 to $24); entrées are too prissy! Why go to all the trouble of decorating your restaurant Cape Cod-style and rack up the expense of flying distinctive fish from Massachusetts and Maine, only ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Scotch at Chop House, Jazz at Cape Cod Room, Cadbury Buried by Kraft?

    ​Do You See Double From Too Many Single Malts?Next Tuesday, January 26, at 6 p.m., Chop House Miami will hold a Glenlivet Scotch Dinner. Outstanding single-malt Scotch whiskies will be paired with appropriately exquisite cuisine and fine Mederos cigars. Bobby Figgs of Chop House will host the fest ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 31, 2009
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    December 31, 2009

    Top Ten Most Important Miami Restaurants of the Decade

    Photo by Simon HareMichael's Genuine pioneered fine dining in Miami's Design District.Let's end the year with a bang-bang look at the most important restaurants of the decade. Caveat: It must still be in business. And we're skipping those historically important places (like China Grill, Joe's Stone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    News Cafe and Area 31 Return; Two More New Year's Eve Options

    ReopeningsRemodeling is finished, and the iconic News Cafe on Ocean Drive has returned to serving informal fare 24/7. The water supply at downtown Miami's Epic Hotel has been cleared and Area 31 is back in biz -- with seatings left for New Year's Eve: Cocktail reception, five-course meal, champagne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Chef Cooks Lobster To Death, Feels No Mercy, Here's Why

    Jacob KatelChef Jorge Cardenas.​If you've ever heard a lobster's scream as it's cooked alive in boiling water or recognize the sound of claws hammering at the plate glass and steel of an oven door then you may have worked in a restaurant kitchen. The last time Short Order saw it happen was at Ken ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Behind the Line at Cape Cod Room

    Cape Cod Room (5937 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach) at the Bath Club is Ken Lyon's, the caterer and restaurateur, new northeast American seafood house specializing in what he calls comfortable, familiar food in a vintage room for a retro dining experience. Jacob KatelScallops​Lyon says, "A lot of peo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Weekend Blog Watch: Shrooms, The Cape, Bacon, Supper, and Peppers

    Wow, look at all those blogs.​Is it really 52 degrees out right now? That's damn near freezing. What's next, snowballs on South Beach, ice chains on the Turnpike, county workers salting down US1, sledding down Mount Trashmore, ice skating in Kendale Lakes? Cold weather's for the birds, and our str ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Loire Valley Wines at Two Chefs Restaurant

    Photo by Lee KleinLobster mushrooms​Last Thursday afternoon, Two Chefs Restaurant hosted a wine tasting of Sauvignon Blancs from the Loire Valley in France. Loire Valley Wines are produced over a wide swath of the country, and so of course as one travels from east (Touraine) to west (Sancerre, Pou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Weekly Wrap Up: The Friday Machine

    Jacob KatelStay week Short Order goes Behind The Line at Waxy's on the River.​In the future we'd like to see a pizza vending machine that lets you order pies through your cell phone. When you dial the number and your payment goes through the machine activates its pizza software and de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Ken Lyon To Open Cape Cod Room

    The Bath Club on Miami Beach (59th St. and Collins Ave.) has long been a private, membership-only establishment with its' own intimate, members-only restaurant. But starting Sunday, November 1st, the fully restored 1920s Mediterranean-style clubhouse restaurant will be open to the public. It will be ... More >>

  • News

    June 26, 2008

    Letters from the Issue of June 26, 2008

    "How many times have we heard the expression 'look for trouble hard enough and you'll find it'? What an a**hole."

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    September 20, 2007
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    July 11, 2007

    The Sail Bike

    While I was riding across the country, I had a thought – actually, I had lots of thoughts, some of them very weird indeed, but this was one of them: what if my bike had a sail? The idea had particular appeal to me as I was crossing Nebraska, where a consistent and ceaseless easterly wind pushed at ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 15, 2007

    Top Chef

    The hullabaloo over Bouley’s Evolution is justified. And then some.

  • News

    August 17, 2006

    Metal Magic

    Loud rock music, sleight of hand, and life in a trailer. What a combo!

  • Calendar

    June 29, 2006
  • Culture

    June 9, 2005

    Every Second Counts

    Exploring the timeless art of appreciation

  • News

    March 24, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of March 24 , 2005

    Nightclub shuffle, Overtown hustle, Wynwood bustle

  • Music

    May 8, 2003


    The difference between Club Zno and King Stable

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    May 16, 2002


    Eddie Higgins

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    May 17, 2001
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    April 20, 2000

    The Catastrophe of Success

    Something Cloudy, Something Clear

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    February 11, 1999
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