Terrazza executive chef Stefano Riccioletti was struck and killed yesterday morning by a motorist in an apparent DUI hit-and-run just steps from the restaurant he helmed at the Shore Club Hotel in South Beach. Riccioletti was thrown about 30 feet onto the driveway of the Shelborne South Beach&n ... More >>
Michael Schwartz has tapped Roel Alcudia (pronounced Roh-ELLE), most recently chef de cuisine at Jonathan Waxman's New York City restaurant Barbuto, to run the kitchen at the forthcoming Cypress Room, only a few blocks from his flagship restaurant in the Design District.
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Chef Geoffrey Zakarian's Tudor House was named Best Hotel Restaurant in New Times' 2012 Best of Miami. Read our interview with Geoffrey Zakarian.When Geoffrey Zakarian announced the closing of Tudor House, he left us with a hint that new projects were on the horizon...and out to sea.Miami-based Norw ... More >>
A.J. Jacobs loves to take on a challenge. The journalist and Esquire editor-at-large first decided to spend a year literally like he was back in biblical times in The Year of Living Biblically, during which he wore only natural fibers, grew a ZZ Top-like beard, and observed arcane rules like not eat ... More >>
To the three producers who make up Swedish House Mafia -- Axwell, Steve Angello, and Sebastian Ingrosso -- operating on a massive scale is no big deal, pun intended.
From the beginning of the trio's rise to international prominence, they've seemed to always operate at a sweeping level, beginnin ... More >>
Courtesy of Molly BrandtMolly Brandt, executive chef at 150 Central Park, dishes about Top Chef.Top Chef: Texas premiered last week with a gigantic cast of cheftestants, including two chefs with local ties, Lindsay Autry, executive chef at Michelle Bernstein's restaurant at the Omphoy Palm Bea ... More >>
You know Toto Gonzalez (AKA Mr. Pauer) from around town. He's not so much a local music act as an institution.
A DJ, producer, party promoter and founder of Latin music and lifestyle website Fabrika, Mr. Pauer has played a big role in helping to bridge the gap between our city's cultural sensib ... More >>
Some of the material on Astari Nite's new forthcoming EP, Requiem Mass, may sound familiar.
Songs like "Astrid" and "True Romance" have become staples in the four-piece's repertoire over the past couple of years as the band has honed its reverb-laden, English-influenced sound.
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Via Rob Thurman's Flickr Drag legend Joey Arias, left.In the rare '80s movie Mondo New York, a wide-eyed wandering woman stumbles through New York City's Lower East Side, still the raw, beating heart of the underground before waves of gentrification made avant-garde a commodity.
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Miami artists live or die by Knight Foundation grants, but a new(ish) website called Kickstarter gives creative types more ways to score funding. The site makes artists' fantasy projects a reality, much in the same way Etsy made indie crafters' small business dreams come true. Based out of Brooklyn, ... More >>
Photo by Jan CobbJohn HodgmanMinor television personality and big-time genius John Hodgeman is an expert on things that don't matter: Presidents who have hooks for hands. The perfect name for a Hobo. Monsters hunters. He'll be in town for the Miami Book Fair International (November 8-15)and is on ... More >>