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Consumer Non-Cyclicals

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Burger King-Tim Hortons Merger Confirmed

    Burger King and Tim Hortons have just reached an agreement to merge, essentially creating the world's third-largest quick-service restaurant. According to a news release issued early this morning, the newly created company will be based in Canada. Each of the original fast-food brands -- Burger Kin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    OTC Restaurant, Abbey Brewing Company Introduce Growlers

    Growler fever is catching on in Miami. The Abbey Brewing Company will soon receive its own branded growler and OTC Restaurant started using them August 12. At OTC, a one-time fee of $10 (not including the cost of the beer) buys a OTC growler filled with beer, plus unlimited cleanings at the restau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    MIA Brewing Company Opens for Production

    MIA Brewing Company, Miami-Dade County's newest brewery, is officially open for production in Doral. Owner Eddie Leon received the temporary certificate of occupancy from the City of Doral last week, allowing him to legally use the building as a brewery. The permit lets the brewery produce beer us ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    Miami's Monthly Sud Swap Is Craft Beer Nirvana

    Gramps in Wynwood is a staple of Miami's bar scene. That's not news. However, for one day a month, Gramps transforms into a mini beer festival and becomes the epicenter for the city's craft beer movement. Since March, the bar has served as the home to the monthly Sud Swap, a gathering of craft beer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Daddy Brews: Get Schooled in the Art of Beer Making

    Miami's craft beer scene is very much alive and growing. It seems locals are realizing beer was made for more than just frat parties or $10 buckets. We now see it should be appreciated with the same respect as a fine red wine. No, really. Jacob Lindsay, owner of Daddy Brews, is not shy to tell you ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2014
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    May 13, 2014

    American Craft Beer Week in Miami: Beer Dinners Deluxe Edition

    American Craft Beer Week runs from May 12 through 18 and celebrates not only beer but also beer paired with food. Like the steady stream of special releases around the country, several beer dinners are happening around Miami too. If you missed the Cigar City Brewing five-course beer dinner at OTC ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Tweet Ben and Jerry's for Free Ice Cream

    As if we couldn't already thank Ben & Jerry's enough for bringing us Free Cone Day last week, now their tour is back in Miami for its fourth year and feeding the masses. With temperatures already creeping into the 80s, this ice-cream truck for grownups is a welcome visitor. Simply tweet @BenJerrys ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Jedi Training Academy Opening at Winery; Riedel Lightsabers Included

    You've heard of Romulan Ale, but did you know that Jedi Knights are masters in the art of fine winemaking? Jordan Winery in Sonoma County is set to break ground on Planet Earth's first Jedi training academy. The location is, by the way, less than an hour's drive from George Lucas' famed Skywalker R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Miami Fast-Food Workers to Protest at Miami McDonald's for Fair Wages

    Last week, McDonald's workers in New York, California, and Michigan filed class-action lawsuits against the fast-food giant. They claim Mickey D's "illegally underpaid employees by erasing hours from their time cards, not paying overtime, and ordering them to work off the clock," according to the Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Abraxas Lounge to Close on New Year's Eve

    It's closing time for Abraxas Lounge in South Beach and this time, it's for good. The lounge will close on New Year's Eve. Abraxas' property owners have sold the build and the new proprietors plan to build a boutique hotel at that location. Not much is known about the developers except that they ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Brickell Irish Pub to Close, Havana 1957 to Open in its Place

    After four years of flip nights, red headed sluts (the shot, duh), and U2 cover bands -- Brickell Irish Pub is closing its doors. This massive bar/eatery is going out in a blaze of glory with a "Last Call Closing Party" this Saturday night. See also: The Hoxton in Brickell Has Closed

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Free Beer at LoKal's Home Brewers Bash Tonight and Tomorrow!

    Miami and Broward home brewers are back at the second annual Home Brewers Bash at LoKal -- and this year, the event is so big, it spans two evenings. Tonight and Thursday, October 17, from 6 to 10 p.m., the Coconut Grove beer and burger joint will allow home brewers to take over the taps. This i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Wynwood Brewing Company Taproom Opens: Sneak Peek for Short Order Readers at 5 p.m. Today

    At 2 p.m. today, history will be made as a ribbon will be cut, signifying the opening of the first working brewery and taproom in the city of Miami, and the beginning of the Magic City's ascension to the next big beer town. South Florida is already well on the way to beer nirvana, with Miami Brewin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Wynwood Brewing Company Soft Launches at Wood Tavern Tomorrow

    Wynwood Brewing Company officially launches its beers on September 23 at Gramps, but you can get a taste of their brews tomorrow night at Wood Tavern. The neighborhood bar is hosting a soft launch for the brewery during Art Walk.

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    University of Miami Named Fourth Best Party School, FSU First

    Earlier this week the Princeton Review named, of all colleges, the University of Iowa as America's most party happy school. While Florida State and University of Florida made the top 10, the University of Miami, once the undisputed party school champion of the world back in the '80s, was no where to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    Craft Brewjas and Bruery Taking Over Abraxas This Friday

    If women and beer are a match made in heaven, the Craft Brewjas are angels here to spread the gospel. This South Florida faction is all about craft beer appreciation, and their latest event is bringing post-work week suds sipping to Miami Beach. This Friday night, the fierce females are hitting Mia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Miami Club Rum Sells Direct to the Public Starting Monday

    Florida's governor signed a bill earlier this month allowing the state's craft distilleries to sell directly to the public. Among them is Destilería Canéca, or Miami Club Rum, Miami's only commercial distillery. Prior to the passage of House Bill 347, alcohol manufacturers were (and still pretty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    MIA Brewing Company Ramps Up for Fall Opening

    If you've been to a beer festival lately, you've probably already tasted MIA Brewing Company's honey wheat beer or IPA under the brand Most Wanted. The brewery, which recently changed its name to MIA Brewing Company, is hoping all that good word of mouth and multiple tastings will get paid back when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    MIA Brewing's Eddie Leon's Secret to Beating Florida's System: Start a Distribution Company

    Florida's three-tier alcohol distribution system prevents manufacturers from distributing their own product to retailers or customers, but Eddie Leon from Most Wanted Brewery--now known as MIA Brewing Company--found a work-around: invest in a new distribution company. Under Florida's beer statute ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Bianca at the Delano Hosting Opus One Wine Dinner

    For wine lovers, Napa Valley's opulent Opus One is a label not to be ignored. At $150 a pop (depending on vintage), the Bordeaux-style varietal (a joint project of bigwigs Robert Mondavi and Baroness Philippine de Rothschild) is a favorite choice among the monied set.See also:- Chef Jordan Hoffman ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Miami's Top Brewer Johnathan Wakefield Talks Breweries, Berliners and a Little Math Too (Photos)

    Miami is an emerging craft beer market, and has carved out a niche in craft beer. Read also: CerveTech Brew Institute.Miami has one of the world's top-ranked brewers. and his name is Johnathan Wakefield. So if Miami is home to such talent, then this begs the ultimate question: where's the brewery? W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Benihana Going Private in Buyout Deal

    Benihana, the Miami-based interactive dining chain, is being acquired by private equity group Angelo, Gordon, and Co.'s., in a deal that will take the publicly-traded restaurant company private.According to NASDAQ.com, Angelo, Gordon, and Co.'s will pay $16.30 per share in cash, approximately $296 m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    NOLA Brewing Company in New Orleans: A Photo Tour

    When it comes to local beer in New Orleans, two brands that come to mind are Dixie and Abita. Neither is brewed in the city, with Dixie contract-brewed out of Wisconsin and Abita brewed on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. But there is one beer in New Orleans that is made in the city: NOLA.The ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 17, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Top Five South Florida Beer Blogs

    This week, our feature story takes a closer look at Miami's quickly rising craft beer scene. But besides the homebrew clubs and restaurants, there are the writers who are blogging about craft beer in South Florida.We want to recognize the following blogs in honor of American Craft Beer Week. Some co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Brews & Bellies Tomorrow at The Federal Sold Out, Event Capped at 100 People

    The first Brews and Bellies craft beer tasting event held at The Federal Food and Drink Provisions is sold out, with over 120 RSVPs. However, if you RSVP now you might get lucky.And don't worry, if you miss this one there will be more because this is the beginning of a series that will be held on th ... More >>

  • Film

    March 29, 2012
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    February 24, 2012

    Antonio Banderas Wines Miami Up at Sunset Corners

    ​Those eyes, that charm, and that voice. Yes, Antonio Banderas has spent decades making hearts pitter patter but the movie star has proven equally successful at his latest endeavor, wine maker. Antonio is in Miami this weekend introducing his Anta Banderas wines during the annual South Beach Wine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Robert Irvine Wants to Engage You at Party Impossible

    ​Robert Irvine is the buff star of Food Network's Restaurant: Impossible, taking miserably failing restaurants and turning them into success stories. He's also the subject of many photographs at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, most memorably last year when he provided his back as transpo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Burger King Does Delivery: The Next Step In Fast Food

    ​Get burgers and fries your way, right away at Burger King, and you don't even have to show up. BK is now testing delivery service at a few Washington, D.C.-area locations. Customers can order two ways: by calling 1-855-ORDER-BK or through the delivery website.

  • Calendar

    November 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Alaska Coffee Roasting Co. Migrates to North Miami

    ​Courtesy of Alaska Coffee Roasting Co.Michael Gesser​Fairbanks, Alaska. Miami, Florida. These two extremes now have something in common: "A coffee shop that walks the walk instead of talking the talk," comments owner Michael Gesser of Alaska Coffee Roasting Co. (13130 Biscayne Blvd., North Miam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    One Million Moms Don't Like Schweddy Balls, But I Do

    ​One Million Moms has an issue with Schweddy Balls.Moms, an online branch of  right-wing, conservative, pro-life American Family Association, based in Tupelo, Mississippi, has taken umbrage with Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls Ice Cream. On their website they claim: "Ben & Jerry's ann ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    Philip Morris Sues Miami Stores for Selling Counterfeit Cigarettes

    ​You can get a counterfeit version of almost anything in Miami. Apparently even cigarettes. Tobacco giant Philip Morris has filed suit against 17 Miami-area retailers for stocking fake cigarettes. We all know that the stuff in the name-brand smokes will kill you. We can't imagine what kind of stuf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Yo Beer Guys Deliver To Your Door and Serve Sunday at United Way

    Photo by DDB​Mike Gonzalez is a self-proclaimed beer geek who's spent most of his spare time -- in his adult life that is -- drinking in everything he can about beer. A business analyst by day, he's a beer peddler at night. His year old business, Yo Beer Guys, is an online beer retailer servicing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Farm Stores: Only Online Grocery Shopping Now Available

    via 3guysfrommiami.com​On a recent late-night run to a local Farm Stores (the drive-thru convenience store with the cow on the sign), a nifty flyer with $20-off coupon was dropped in the bag. That discount is good for online grocery shopping. Curiosity was piqued.So, what are the advantages ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Man in Freddy Krueger Mask Robs Grocery Stores

    ​Watch out for Freddy Krueger! He'll kill you in your dreams! Or, apparently, rob your grocery store. Police are on the search for a man in a Freddy Krueger Halloween mask who pulled off an armed robbery at a Food Giant grocery store this weekend.

  • Calendar

    January 20, 2011
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    November 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Maynard James Keenan Appearing in Miami and Boca in June ... at Whole Foods

    Obsessive followers of Maynard James Keenan -- the elusive brains behind Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer -- know that beyond Bill Hicks and artsy heavy music, his other passion is wine. Indeed, recent magazine profiles on Keenan have usually found him in rural Arizona, where he lives on a remot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Battles of the Bulge: "Beer Wars Live" at AMC Near You

    Run clean out of political causes to get fired up about, since the election of Barack Obama? Here's a burning issue that ought to scare the bejeesus out of us all: The plight of struggling US independent beer brewers. Tickets are on sale now for the one-night-only engagement of Beer Wars Live, Anat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Yogen Früz Slaps Miami In The Face!

    Yogen Früz, the Canada-based international frozen yogurt company, operates over 1,100 venues in 20 countries, but none in South Florida. Yet. The company is getting set to open their first such location in downtown Miami (100 South Biscayne Blvd). Some will be pleased that we'll finally have access ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Beer of the Week: Lagunitas Hop Stoopid

    Unrepentant beer drinkers, rejoice! Each week, Short Order will select one craft or import beer and give you the lowdown on it: How does it taste? What should you drink it with? Where can you find it? But mostly, it's all about the love of the brew. If you have a beer you'd like featured in Beer of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    How-To Video - Italian-Style Roasted Swordfish

    Italian-Style Roasted Swordfish from Miami New Times on Vimeo.  Ever wanted to make swordfish roasted inside parchment paper with tomatoes, olives, and capers? Chef Odel Arencibia from The Capital Grille Miami shows you how. This simple Italian dish has great flavor and aroma. Don't feel like doi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    Making Black Truffle Mac 'N' Cheese

    Up till I shot this video, I had never seen a real-life truffle. I've shot in the kitchens of some fine, highly rated restaurants in Miami, but I've only ever seen truffle oil. This mac 'n' cheese recipe uses actual truffles baked right in to a crispy, hot, cheesy mass of creamy, delicious goodness. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Planning ahead: VinItaly Miami

    Baby wants Amarone Always planning ahead, I am, and this year you can skip the chocolate-covered chocolates on Valentine's Day and buy me tickets to Vinitaly instead. I know it seems like our favorite romantic occasion is months and months away, to say nothing of the MAJOR PRESENT HOLIDAY we have c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008

    Herald Shills For The Dairy Industry

    Did you know that pasteurized milk is “more natural” than raw milk? Or that lactose-sensitive people should not avoid all milk and other dairy foods? Neither did I until partaking of the Dairy Nutrition Quiz in yesterday’s Miami Herald health section (the “wellness” page, to be precise). ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 21, 2008

    Wine and Food Fest Pops the Cork

    SoBe’s culinary extravaganza gets under way.

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007

    ADM: Supermaggot To The World

    Who ever heard of a vegetable oil-aholic? "We have a saying in our company: "Our competitors are our friends. Our customers are the enemy." -- A comment made in the early 1990s by Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)’s then-president James Randall, as quoted in Fast Food Nation The Archer Daniels Midl ... More >>

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