Thanksgiving is tomorrow and, for most of us, that conjures up a dinner table filled with turkey, mashed potatoes, string beans, and pumpkin pie. But, with the United States (and Miami), being a gigantic melting pot of cultures, what really constitutes a Thanksgiving dinner? The New York Times rec ... More >>
Fresh Kid Ice is the only member of 2 Live Crew to appear on every 2 Live Crew album. He's one of three founding members who got together in a dorm room at an Air Force base in Riverside, California, started rocking shows in Miami, moved permanently to the 305, and took sexplicit bass music around ... More >>
Every year when the culinary clock strikes Miami Spice, the Pubbelly Boys have something cooking besides their own three-course, prix-fixe deals. Last year, they joined forces with sushi master Makoto Okuwa for a one-night only event that sold out. The year before that, friends Giorgio Rapicavoli an ... More >>
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 >>
We've all had them. Those neon-green frozen things, reeking of cheap tequila and tasting like chemicals. That, dear friends, is not a margarita. The real drink is elegant and perfectly balanced. There are conflicting stories about the margarita's genesis, but many claim the drink, made with fresh l ... More >>
Wilkinson Sejour plunks his brawny arms on a paper-scattered desk, grins mischievously, and asks his buddy, who's smoking a blunt, to fetch him a Corona. It's a Wednesday at 11 a.m., and Sejour's cell phone rings every five minutes. When he answers, his words jumble Calle Ocho slang with Kreyol pato ... More >>
Sometimes there are brands and products that are so well loved, they draw their own fan base and subculture. Take, for instance, Volvo owners, who push their cars until they're ancient rust buckets in an attempt to get 500,000 or more miles out of them. Or, consider McRib lovers, who search for the ... More >>
A mere few years ago the Miami craft beer scene was represented by a handful of bars that served little more than Budweiser and Corona to a few thirsty souls. But change happens and it happens quickly. Miami now has a healthy craft beer scene and a budding home brew movement. Misfits Home-Brewers c ... More >>
Face it, you have no idea what Cinco de Mayo is about. No, it's not Mexican Independence. But you know what? It doesn't really matter. We're just happy to have an excuse to drink all the tequila, Corona, and Dos Equis we want, and get the chance to shake our asses to some moombahton. For everyone w ... More >>
A few months ago, before temperatures skyrocketed, I received a copy of Eat Raw, Eat Well, a cookbook by Douglas McNish containing 400 raw, vegan, and gluten-free recipes. I took a look at the cover - it pictures swirls of colorful raw vegetable "pasta" shaved from the original plants, an effect sur ... More >>
It must be a slow news week because instead of the upcoming Presidential election, Middle East strife, and needles in your airplane sandwich, ABC (and most every other news source) chose to focus on a truly bizarre story and an invention that could possibly save mankind.The mashed potato vending mac ... More >>
Shrouded in all-black swag, SpaceGhostPurrp can be a seriously mysterious dude. And from the very moment he began haunting the Internet's music blogs in the late winter of 2011, this enigmatically spooky Miami rapper has been carefully cultivating a cryptic mystique. His rhymes sound like the sudd ... More >>
The following compendium is not to be confused with our Top Five Restaurants for Outdoor Dining. The former isn't concerned with how good the restaurant is overall, and just having outside seating doesn't cut it. The great outdoors on this list has to come with something lovely to look at, and th ... More >>
To those of you who think a Margarita is that lime flavored slushy stuff that comes in a really big plastic container, think againThere are conflicting stories about the Margarita's genesis, but many claim the drink, made with fresh lime, tequila, and a touch of sweetness, was named after a beaut ... More >>
Alex BroadwellAfter a month of renovations and a complete redesign, The Who @ 67 officially opened for business this week in the spot that housed beloved Biscayne Boulevard bar Kingdom.At the moment, general manager Luis Lantigua is finalizing the menu with Chef Hamlet Garcia, host of Latin cooki ... More >>
Rich AbdillThe men were parked across the street from the arena, where they spent the evening being awesome.There were thousands of fans at Thursday night's watch party at the American Airlines Arena to see the Chicago Bulls fold like a fitted sheet in the final seconds and lose 83-80 to the Heat ... More >>
Sugarcane draws babes, blokes, blades, and Belkys NereyEater.com recently compiled New York Times critic Sam Sifton's 15 best "burns, barbs and zingers" from his 2010 reviews. It strikes me reading these that over the past twelve months, Mr. Sifton's reviews have been meaner than mine (this is me ... More >>
Paula NiñoThe small strip on Northeast Second Avenue between 45th and 46th Street just became livelier. Not only do you have Buena Vista Bistro, Buena Vista Deli and Lemoni Café. Now there's a place to get a glass of wine and listen to live music. I stepped inside The Blue Piano Music Lounge & ... More >>
Photo by Christina StaalstromIf you've been in Miami Beach for more than a day, you know that David's Cafeehas great coffee. But you might not know that Adrian Gonzalez, second generation owner of David's, has added big flat screen TV's to both locations making them a top World Cup viewing ... More >>
Image via House of Sims' Flickr/CC 2.0Yet another international holiday America loves to adopt as their own for the sole purpose of alcohol consumption has arrived. Cinco de Mayo is here, just 49 days after St.Patrick's Day! Replacing beer with tequila and green with sombreros, the "any-excuse-to-p ... More >>
Photo by Tobin VoggesserYonder Mountain String BandRevolution, Fort LauderdaleFebruary 12, 2010 The Review: If there's one thing that hippies love more than bluegrass, it's far-out bluegrass played by hippies, for hippies. That's why Yonder Mountain String Band is as precious as a m ... More >>
via dogfish.comEverybody get your drinking hats on.People have been getting drunk for centuries, hell, thousands of years. American craft brewers Dogfish Head are putting on an Ancient Ales beer dinner at Pacific Time on December 17, and get this, the beers are modern formulations of ancient reci ... More >>
Note: Night Watch is a regularly-occuring feature by Broward/Palm Beach nightlife columnist Tara NieuwesteegOn a recent evening in advance of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, I decided to check out bars near the 17th Street Causeway, and ended up at the yachtie mecca, Southport Raw Ba ... More >>
Agent OrangeD.I., Agent Orange, and FearWith Bloodhook and Total ChaosRespectable Street, West Palm BeachSaturday, August 8, 2009Better Than: It actually was just as good as fucking while high on cocaine. The Review:My Saturday certainly got itself started with a whole fucking bunch of Parrot Ba ... More >>
Cleveland Steamer Front of the house restaurant workers have to deal with so many people and their personalities that they've usually got great stories about their experiences. All you gotta do is ask.Short Order met a veteran restaurant worker who declined to give his real name for this intervie ... More >>
Sometimes, especially in a pinch, a taco is just a taco.
DJ Le Spam and crew tear up the main room at Jazid on Saturday Featuring the Spam Allstars, Suenalo, and more Saturday, June 13, 2009 Jazid, Miami Beach Better than: Bottle service and a roomful of fake tits. It was 9:13 p.m. and across the street on Washington Ave., a co ... More >>
Take a seat, PetCo Park. Nice knowing you U.S. Cellular Field. Farewell, Citi (Taxpayer Bailout) Field. Very soon, a new champion for the worst corporate named stadium in the land shall be crowned right here in South Florida, at the venue previously known quite logically and respecta ... More >>
Ex-graffiti bomber Serge Touissant has Miami covered.
Vomitron heaves and prevails.
Sabor a Perú and Burritos Grill Café offer bargains on the city's main drag.
New restaurant means great food at peerless prices.
State of the Art (Rawkus Edition) featuring ArtOfficial, L.E.G.A.C.Y., Dynas, Protoman September 8, 2007 PS14, Downtown Miami Better Than: The MTV Video Music Awards The Review: Underground hip hop shows are hard to come by these days. Circa, say, 2004-2005, Miami’s burgeoning boombap movement ... More >>
Billions in cash generated by the cocaine trade fueled Miami's economy
Music that made the world safe for the word "alternative" again.
Casita Tejas Mexican Restaurant
Nothing says the peninsula like pibil
Javier's Cantina Mexicana
Dade's homebrewers get whupped by Broward in the first annual suds competition