Casablanca Seafood Bar & Grill on the Miami River has been highly successful for more than 20 years, so it's almost surprising it took this long to open another location. Now the Doubletree Hilton near Biscayne Boulevard and the Venetian Causeway is home to Casablanca on the Bay, overlookin ... More >>
As the name suggests, it's quite a melting pot of international artists at the Foreign Exchange party. Among other countries, there's Mexico, represented by Balcazar & Sordo, Venezuela by Fur Coat, Spain by El_Txef_A, and Italy by Lula Circus.
But the artist who's scoring the most frequent-flie ... More >>
It was a warm Sunday afternoon, and Brickell's high-rises loomed on the hazy horizon beyond the nearby Miami River. Quaint fishing boats bobbed on the water's rippling surface, and rays of sunlight glimmered upon the soft waves.
But a few steps from these quiet waters, dozens of shoppers elbowed ea ... More >>
If you're over 21 and without offspring, Epcot is the ideal Disney destination. After all, their 11 international pavilions feature alcoholic treats from the countries of origin. From Jagermeister to champagne, you can get your buzz on all over the world.
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Open your windows, turn off your air conditioner and enjoy this glorious weather! It's fall in Miami and as the temperature cools off, the restaurant scene heats up!Already we're seeing restaurants come onto the scene in anticipation of the arrival of snowbirds flying south for the winter, tourists ... More >>
We're betting this is what Gonzalez looks like.BP was recently ripped off to the tune of six figures by an enterprising hustler named Eliu Gonzalez. The 37-year-old Florida City resident was indicted in April for forging documents to claim $110,116 in lost fishing income due to the Deep ... More >>
casablancafishmarket.comWhen employees showed up to the Casablanca Fish Market yesterday, they noticed that the building's normally fishy smell had turned rancid. Inside, they found a broken cash register missing at least $2,000 in cash and a trail of shrimp and crab meat.They followed the smell ... More >>
Copa Internacional Juvenil Club Casablanca Krop High was fined for letting star Sonya Latycheva play.Yesterday, Riptide debunked embattled Krop High athletic director Michael Kypriss' claim that he had never before encountered an immigration paperwork conflict of the type that recently got hi ... More >>
casablancamiamibeach.blogspot.comA cat trap behind the Casablanca Hotel on Collins Ave. in Miami BeachSince when did Miami become the Guantánamo Bay Prison of the animal kingdom? First there were puppy mills in Liberty City, then outrage over questionable conditions at Miami-Dade Animal Services ... More >>
Courtesy of Cooking ChannelChef Michael Schwartz's hogfish ceviche.Last night, the latest episode of Emeril Legasse's new series, Fresh Food Fast, aired on the Cooking Channel (AKA Food Network 2). The episode, titled "Farm to Table," featured local chef and James Beard Award winner Michael Schwa ... More >>
Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersGrouper ceviche at Casablanca Seafood Bar & Grill. One of the ironies of living in Miami is there are very few waterfront restaurants. There are even fewer places where you can pull up by boat. Though the Miami River has several waterfront dining options, the view ... More >>
Photo by Christina StaalstromFlorida is surrounded by water and the water is full of fish. What better way to enjoy Miami than to try my hand at cooking up some of the local catch? I head over to Casablanca Fish Market on the Miami River. Walking in through the unassuming front door I'm pleasantl ... More >>
Lee KleinA virtual tasting of 8 Sauvignon Blancs from Chile (five of which were D.O.'s) took place last Wednesday evening. The promoters of the evening, Wines of Chile, invited me to participate along with 50 other wine enthusiasts, bloggers, writers, etc. We had all received our bottles in advan ... More >>
via myspace.com/djmednasMiamians take a rightful pride in our reputation as the northern-most capital of South America. But if we're ever going to truly be considered a world-class city, it'll be because of cats like DJ Mednas. Mednas, who derives his moniker from a mix-up of his given name, ... More >>