Deep Throat, the pioneering 1972 porno film, was partially shot in various places throughout Miami-Dade, and now an infamous mansion that was the setting for two of the film's most infamous scenes is for sale. It can be yours for the price of $1.75 million.
You might miss the entrance to the Miami Club Rum distillery (2320 N Miami Avenue, Miami), housed alongside the locked galleries and thrift shops that line North Miami Avenue in Wynwood. The nondescript building is rather small when compared to most rum distilleries in the Caribbean, which come equi ... More >>
Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. I have a dream in which I travel to the Middle East, gather all of the troubled tribes together, calmly ascend a modest soap box, and say unto the p ... More >>
Schizophrenic instability. It's a dangerously shaky state of being that threatens every facet of life. But for the Beach Boys, Brian Wilson's psychosis was also the group's paradoxical saving grace. This year, the group is celebrating its 50th anniversary by hitting the road and tackling major U. ... More >>
I don't like the online activist group Color of Change. The namby-pamby, can't-we-all-just-get-along-as-long-you're-a-vegan, Obama-loving, Christian-hating, war-protesting, Democratic-donkey-defending, liberal members are all a bunch of imbeciles.I know that's a pretty broad generalization. And I'm ... More >>
"The grocery store has become a Tower of Babel," said Louis Sullivan back in 1990. "Consumers need to be linguists, scientists, and mind readers to understand the many labels they see."Sullivan at the time was Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, and he instructed the FDA to ... More >>
As another testament to the power of social media, Coca-Cola has abandoned the holiday save-the-polar-bear white Coke cans after a number of tweets and Facebook posts from confused consumers.Complaints were posted to the company's official blog, Facebook, and Twitter over how the white can resemb ... More >>
Yesterday, after 18 months of construction and $44 million, Goya Foods opened a huge new distribution facility in West Miami-Dade to send goods to Latin America and beyond. One of those present was president of Florida operations, Frank Unanue, a member of the family that owns the nation's larges ... More >>
South Beach newcomer Yardbird has us all thinking of fried chicken, bourbon, and biscuits. We gave you a brief preview of the food and a glimpse inside the opening party madness, but what you may not know is that they also cultivated an extremely user-friendly wine list. Offerings are separated i ... More >>
Back in the day (circa 1950), every person on Planet Earth was panicked about the impending apocalypse. The Soviets were hoarding warheads like bottles of vodka. The United States government was stacking 'em up like Coca-Cola. And in the interest of "national security," our nation's very best phys ... More >>
We might equate tequila with lime chasers, tropical cocktails, and a hazy night or two. But to Francisco Gonzalez, president of the National Chamber of the Tequila Industry, it means a taste of Mexico, even when he's far away from home.Home for Gonzalez is Los Altos, the highlands of Jalisco, a stat ... More >>
Yesterday, Honest Tea, a beverage brand owned partially by Coca-Cola, set up kiosks across 12 cities in America stocked with chilled bottles of its iced tea. Though, instead of an actual cashier, the company only placed a clear plastic box near the center with a sign asking for a dollar in exchan ... More >>
You've got a date with pop star Kat DeLuna. And surprisingly, the little Dominican chick is pretty low maintenance. All she wants is a trip to Dolphin Mall, some movie tix, refillable popcorn, two new pairs of banana yellow high-tops, and three or four games of bowling at Strike Miami. Oh, and ... More >>
Eating at a diner located inside of a drugstore is an American tradition. Unfortunately, Miami isn't big on American traditions unless you count destroying beautiful architecture to put mini-malls up in their place.But we digress. Speaking of the dime store or drugstore diner, we only know of two ... More >>
Jefe's owner Jack Garabedian tweets to attract customers.Food truck owners in Miami are an entrepreneurial breed. These men and women don't really have a typical profile. Some are chefs looking to start their own kitchen. Others are restaurant owners looking to start a supplemental mobile oper ... More >>
The elusive honey bun: Responsible for making prisoner's lives both heaven and hell.There may be a new way to deter crime. Apparently honey buns (yes, those gooey, sticky, doughy sponges covered in cellophane) are more popular with Florida prisoners than cigarettes and Coca-Cola.Florida inmates b ... More >>
Ray Hicks is a good Southern boy who grew up on comfort food and at his downtown eatery, First & First Southern Baking Company. He's bringing those flavors to Miami one deliciously gooey cake at a time. From Coca-Cola cake to red velvet, the only thing more American in this establ ... More >>
Trina SargalskiMexican Coke on the shelf at my local PublixMexican Coke has been trending up over the past couple of years. Aficionados claim that Coca-Cola made in Mexico, unlike most American Coke, is tastier because it's made with real sugar instead of the now-pariah high fructose corn syrup. ... More >>
Ingrid HoffmanNow here's a chef who knows the meaning of caliente. For those of you who may not recognize this hometown girl (which rock have you been living under, huh?), she's the host of Food Network's Simply Delicioso, as well as Galavision/Univision's hit series, Delicioso, and she's authore ... More >>
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