• Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Social Club at the Surfcomber Serves More Than Cocktails

    When you think of the Surfcomber, you probably have flashbacks of Winter Music Conference pool parties and bouncing beach balls. But that's in the past. Now the classy Social Club is serving modern American fare with Southern flair. The chef behind it is Blair Wilson, who was chef de cuisine at Jac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    Miami Ranked As Having Most Attractive, Second Snobbiest Residents in America

    Apparently to outsiders, Miami is intimidating. We're that hottie you see at the bar and work up your confidence all night to go talk to only to be instantly shut down. At least that's the impression we get from Travel Leisure's 2014 version of America's Favorite Cities survey. The magazine's gl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    Craft Beer Cruise To Stop in Miami November 19

    Luxury cruise liner Crystal Cruises now has a trip made specifically for beer connoisseurs, setting sail in November from New York City and making its final stop in Miami. Steaming down the east coast beginning November 5, the microbrew-themed Colonial Collection includes ports of call such as Balt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Inside the Port of Miami Tunnel (Photos)

    Driving through the soon-to-be completed Port of Miami Tunnel on a golf cart is like going on the world's most expensive theme park ride. In 88 days, the construction site is expected to transform into the largest bored tunnel in North America. Currently, it looks like a Universal Studios homage to ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    The Federal's "Biskits": Food & Wine Names Them Among Best

    Food & Wine has named the best biscuits in the United States, and the Federal Food Drink & Provision's "biskits" were chosen, alongside some heavy hitters from down South, including Hominy Grill in Charleston, Loveless Café in Nashville, and Big Bad Breakfast in Oxford, Mississippi. See also: Res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Yardbird Southern Table and Bar Named One of the Best Bourbon Bars in the Country

    Call it a "spirit revival" or call it "getting back to basics", but bourbon has gained immense popularity in the past few years. Although it's commonly referred to as Kentucky bourbon, the spirit does not have to be produced in Kentucky. In 1964, Congress declared the whiskey as a distinctive produ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Husk Restaurant: Rocky Start to a Phenomenal Meal in Downtown Charleston

    "Like I said, we're really sorry, but there's not much we can do for you," says a stout man with a handlebar mustache protruding nearly an inch outside both sides of his face. He did seem genuine. Just a few minutes earlier we were beyond thrilled that a trip to the Carolinas would provide the foo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Poet Kevin Young on an Ode to Pork, The Hungry Ear, and Food as Poetry

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    James Beard Announces 2013 Semifinalists: Miami Gets Several Nods

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Holy Ship!! Superfan on Dancing With A-Trak, Smoking With Skrillex, Raving With Obama

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    The Broken Shaker Opens

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Jeff McInnis Mentors Students, Cooks Family-Style at Johnson & Wales University

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Celebs Party at Satellite Events, Restaurants

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    James Beard Semifinalists Announced: Miami Gets Several Nods

    ​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 >>

  • Music

    January 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Smooth Benny Latimore Talks Ladies Choice: "You Never Get Too Old to F#$%"

    ​"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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Miami's Best Macaroni and Cheese Dishes: Truffles, Lobster, Even Broccoli

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Miami Herald Has Less News Aggregation Ethics Than Huffington Post Miami

    ​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 >>

  • Dining

    March 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 28, 2008

    Hurricanes Make Their Dolphin Stadium Debut Tonight

    via Dolphin Stadium Randy Shannon probably would have scheduled a pee wee football team as the opponent in the Hurricanes' Dolphin Stadium debut tonight if he could have gotten away with it. Instead they're facing FCS (formerly known as Division I-AA) team Charleston Southern. The CSU Bucaneers are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2008

    South Beach Obama Bake-Off

    Let’s start by saying that, for the good of our country, we sincerely hope that is better at political activism than they are at baking. This thought occured as we surveyed the Hungry For Change Bake Sale, two small tables of baked goods set up by the crafty lefties at Marjorie Stoneham ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2007

    T.I. Still Behind Bars

    It's a little, well known fact, depending on where you get your news from these days, that Atlanta rapper T.I. is in jail. He was arrested for illegally attempting to purchase machine guns from an undercover agent. I'm not sure why T.I. is trying to be all Charleston Heston on us. Besides, it's all ... More >>

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    The Greenpeace Effect

    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

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Her Brilliant Career

    Suzy Stone is a driven dance teacher who has turned her troupe, the Hip Hop Kidz, into a big-league draw. Is it any wonder she's also a bit of a tyrant?

  • Film

    December 16, 1999
  • Dining

    December 12, 1996
  • News

    October 27, 1993

    Tales of the Limp Blimp

    Who's watching TV Marti? No one. Who's paying for TV Marti? We are. At least for another few months.

  • News

    November 20, 1991