Food and literature are long-term lovers. And poetry, in particular, has had a romantic relationship with all things edible throughout the ages. From Shel Silverstein to Jonathan Swift, some of the most famous scribes have penned odes to their favorite bites.
Poet and editor Kevin Young has compile ... More >>
The James Beard Foundation has just announced its semifinalists in the restaurant and chef categories for 2013, and South Florida has seven reasons to be very proud.This is actually the beginning of the long road to winning a coveted James Beard Award. The semifinalist list will be whittled down Mar ... More >>
Aboard the Holy Ship!! one gets to mix and mingle with big-name DJs.
"Hey, there's Zedd in line for pasta salad! Wow, there's Dillon Francis in the elevator! Oh damn, Diplo is out on the beach swimming with all the fans! Jackbeats just bought all those people shots!"
With this mesh of artists and ... More >>
The Miami cocktail scene has just gotten a little more interesting with the opening of the permanent edition of the Broken Shaker. Read also:- Best Pop-Up Bar: Broken Shaker- Best Bartender: Gabriel OrtaBar Lab's Gabriel Orta and Elad Zvi opened Miami's first pop-up cocktail lounge last January. It ... More >>
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar's executive chef, Jeff McInnis, served a family-style Southern meal at Johnson & Wales University as part of the school's distinguished visiting chef series of dinners.See Also: Lindsay Autry Schools Students at Johnson & Wales DinnerTimon Balloo at Joh ... More >>
The hottest ticket in town this weekend may not have been in the Grand Tasting Village or some of the official parties. It seems that the celebs in town for the event were dining and drinking at various small gatherings and uber-private receptions at different venues scattered around Miami and Mi ... More >>
The 2012 James Beard semifinalists have been announced and several Miami chefs and restaurants got a much-needed nod. Semifinalists can bask in the glory until March 19, when the finalists are announced in Las Vegas. The South Florida semifinalists are:
Best New Restaurant
Yardbird Southe ... More >>
"You never get too old to fuck," says 72-year-old R&B singer Benny Latimore. "In case they take me for granted, I may be an old dog, but I still know how to bury the bone."
You may or may not know his name. But Latimore's been in showbiz for half a century. He had a string of chart-topping h ... More >>
Macaroni and cheese. What began as an inexpensive school cafeteria lunch for most of us has turned into an adult's obsession: the search for the ultimate dish of firm noodles engulfed in creamy béchamel sauce and topped with a layer of golden-brown cheese.Though the classic mac 'n' cheese consis ... More >>
There's a media fight brewing in Miami between the old paper giant and the new local iteration of a quickly growing Internet media monster. Random Pixels blogger Bill Cooke, ever the keen-eyed instigator, noticed that the recently launched Huffington Post Miami was cribbing quite liberally from M ... More >>
via David Paul Ohmer's FlickrThis is a French Quarter. The world doesn't need another one. Some geniuses in Miami Beach want to rebrand two areas in the city as "The French Quarter" (Normandy isles shopping district) and "The District" (shops along Collins near 8th ave). Problem is that one is ... More >>
Environmental advocates claim they just want loggers to play by the rules. But Brazilian mahogany barons, local lumber lords, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Port of Miami all want these tree-huggers stopped