With the arrival of Swine Southern Table & Bar, Pao Town, and the soon-to-open SushiSamba, the Coral Gables restaurant scene is rapidly expanding. Which is awesome, 'cause you can never have too many options when it comes to lunch, dinner, or happy hour in the City Beautiful.
The newest addition to ... More >>
Last night, the Miami Heat racked up its 23rd straight win and now stands alone as having the second-longest winning streak in NBA history. The team is ten wins away from tying the record with the 1971-72 Lakers, and 11 from owning it outright.Can they do it? An oddsmaker has given them 1-in-6 odds.
Now that the holidays are over and the smorgasbord of sugar cookies, fatty meats, cheese plates and cocktails of all kinds has come to a halt, many feel like such lard-asses that their instinct is to embark on a sudden and drastic plan of deprivation.Their New Year's resolutions to counterbalance th ... More >>
Rick Ross loves chicken.
In fact, homie can eat a whole bird, a couple side dishes and three pieces of pie in a single sitting, and he also owns a couple of Wingstop eateries 'round the country.
So naturally, if you invite him to perform at Bojangles, there best be some mo'fucking "Famous Chicke ... More >>
Charlotte Bistro added something extraordinary to Coral Gables when it first appeared on Miracle Mile in 2009. Chef Elida Villaroel, a graduate of the Institut Paul Bocuse in Lyon, France, employed a light touch and a delicate vision to create refined Venezuelan and French-inspired cuisine. And the ... More >>
Charlotte Bistro has been a favorite of ours since chef-owner Elida Villarroel first brought her talents to Miracle Mile in 2009. The French bistro fare was always elegant and sublime, the signature chocolate soup was fab, and the eclectic décor was charming and cool (Best Restaurant for Intimat ... More >>
Via facebook.com/ToolMusicHigh atop the list of shit that South Florida doesn't need is another tool. The Tri-County Area is littered with them. But come early February, four more will make a pitstop in west Broward.
Though Maynard James Keenan and his cronies haven't released an album in o ... More >>
Shake your Bacon with Footloose.Last month, a remake of one of America's most cherished musical films was released. Of course, we're talking about Footloose, the movie about one young man's struggle with authorities to express his overwhelming desire to dance!
The remake is now screening all o ... More >>
Now this gal is in front of the camera.Good job, Slzitrin, for being the first to post on yesterday's blog that the kid in the photo was Duff Goldman, otherwise known as The Ace of Cakes.Want to win a family four-pack of tickets to the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Kohl's Fun and Fit as ... More >>
Jowell y RandyAs I'm sure you know by now from previous posts this week, last night was Premios Juventud and some of Latin music's biggest names convened on the 305 to take part in the festivities. Sounds like a good time to hit afterparties, no? Well, that's exactly what I did. In particular, I ... More >>
NASAA satellite view of the oil spill taken by NASAOn news that some oil had begun leaking into the Loop Current, Governor Charlie Crist declared a state of emergency for Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Collier, Lee, Charlotte and Monroe counties. A state of emergency had already been decla ... More >>
photo by the CobrasnakeYes, Jared Leto has been a certified heartthrob for more than 15 years now. But unlike many actors who moonlight in vanity acts, Leto makes serious work of his decade-plus-running band, 30 Seconds to Mars. In fact, it was as an aspiring musician that he first headed to L.A. ... More >>
Alphabetically except for the last:Alvaro Beade of Ideas Restaurant. His contemporary take on the cuisine of Castilla y León was exquisite. Not sure where he is now.Carmen Gonzalez of Carmen's The Restaurant. She merged modern American cuisine with traditional Puerto Rican. Then her eponymous resta ... More >>
A teeny sneak preview of the New Times restaurant review for next week -- an amuse-bouche, if you will, to whet your appetite. The cuisine weaves an enchanting web, fusing strands of French bistro fare with ingredients such as the curry and coconut milk that globalize a beurre blanc pooled beneat ... More >>
Jackie SayetMarie Antoinette's gaze beholds the dining room. Behold, Villaroel's muse?The question is not, is three Michelin star restaurant-experienced Chef
Elida Villaroel ready for Coral Gables, but rather, is Coral Gables
ready for her?Pensive and profound, yet uncomplicated. Calculate ... More >>