Costco Wholesale Corporation

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    The Frieze Ice Cream Now Available at Eden Roc Miami Beach

    Local ice-cream favorite the Frieze is expanding outside of its Lincoln Road headquarters. The ice-cream company, which is known for its deep SoBe roots, is partnering with the Eden Roc Miami Beach to offer ice cream at the resort. See also: The Frieze Ice Cream Factory Tests World Domination at C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Miami's Craiglist Missed Connections Page Will Cure Your Valentines Blues

    Smell that? No. It's not David Beckham's metallic musk. It's love. Valentine's Day is here. Buckle up. We're all going to get laid. Well... some of us. Truth is, Valentine's Day doesn't mean as much in a world of Snapchat dong shots and Grindr nookie. That lovey-dovey Hallmark crap? It's the antithe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    Local10: Restaurant Owners Buy Produce From Dumpster Divers

    Peruse the menu at many of Miami's fine dining establishments and you'll see proclamations of farm-fresh produce complete with the names of the farms in which your tomato or mango was lovingly grown. That's all well and good, but have you ever stopped to think where cheaper, lesser known restaurant ... More >>

  • Film

    July 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    2. Hedy Goldsmith of the Genuine Hospitality Group

    Hedy Goldsmith screwed Kellogg's. How did she do it? It started when your average, hungover Miamian sought the comforting Sunday morning breeze and sunshine on the patio of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink. Amongst the fried, eggy and meaty brunch treats visitors saw homemade Pop-Tarts filled with je ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    "Little Dicks" Poor Branding for Quiche

    Oh, mon dieu. Petite bites means "little dicks." Leave it to a set of skilled brand developers to screw up and make our neighbors across the pond in France laugh hysterically at us. Those stupid Americans, they probably thought. Yep. Right they are. Because much to your likely surprise, this a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    The Frieze Ice Cream Factory Tests World Domination at Costco Roadshows

    The Frieze Ice Cream Factory is one of those little mom-and-pop ice cream shops that make living (or visiting) a quaint beach town so wonderful -- even if that beach town happens to be less-quaint and more-bustling!This little shop/ice cream factory is tucked away right off of SoBe's Lincoln Road, e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Nobu, Michael Phelps Diet, Costco: Top Google Food Trends 2012 & Miami's Most Searched Restaurants

    This time of year brings lots of 2012 summations: what we wore, what we watched and most importantly for Short Order readers -- what we ate. And who better to speak to the food trends of the masses than the almighty Google? The search giant's Zeitgeist wrap up of the year's search trends includes a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    All-American Pie: Vice President Shops for Baked Goods at Costco

    Sure, he schmoozes with international leaders, makes billion dollar decisions and hangs with Barack on a daily basis - but Joe Biden still likes a good discount, just like the rest of us. See also: - Ten Reasons Romney Is Too Wimpy an Eater To Be President - Obama Beer? The President's White House ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Top 10 Supermarkets: Freshest Food, Best Prices, Top Service

    Billy is really tired. After a full day of work and the gym, he just wants to go home, eat and lay down. But Marcia called earlier and asked him to stop and grab some diapers and milk? Well, Billy-boy, we got your answer.There are several factors that make a supermarket good or bad. Consumer Re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Ten-Foot-Tall Bloody Pig to Protest Miami Walmart

    There's a lot of sensory overload in Miami, so it takes something bold to get people to turn their heads. Mercy for Animals devised something that might make people stop and check out its display.A ten-foot-tall bloody pig in a cage outside Walmart.

  • Film

    August 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Target, Costco, and Maybe Trader Joe's Could Be Coming to Brickell

    Forget condo building. Like we said yesterday, this decade's Miami building boom appears to be all about retail. Now come reports that developers are looking to build a major retail center in Brickell with big-box stores in the vein of the Midblock area of the Shops at Midtown Miami. According to th ... More >>

  • Film

    May 24, 2012
  • News

    April 26, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Burger King to Go Cage-Free by 2017

    Miami-based Burger King Corporation has announced that its eggs and pork products will be cage-free by 2017.The company is catching onto a national trend. Wendy's and McDonald's are making similar plans. Hormel and Smithfield Farms plan to end the use of cages in the same time period as BK. Already ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Yes Pasta! in North Miami: Good Online Reviews But Oily Pasta

    ​My friend Janet picks the eating places where we meet and shmooze a couple of times of month. She's usually good at it. She goes online, checks out the menu; parking, prices and then we enjoy a happy lunch together at her favorites picks.The place she chose this week was located next to Publix an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Top Ten Reasons Coachella Music Festival Totally Sucks

    That way to Suckville!​Festivals are sort of the Costco of live music. Take, for example, the upcoming 2012 edition of Coachella. If you purchased individual concert tickets for every artist on the lineup, the cost would far exceed the festival's more-or-less $400 fee. But when you visit Costco t ... More >>

  • News

    December 1, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Manila Rice Food Truck Debuts, Weekend Meetups at Bayfront, on Miller Drive, and at Tobacco Road

    Manila Rice Cecille Pangan with her Manila Rice Truck​With a "Miami Vice" color scheme (hot pink lettering on a black background), Manila Rice makes its debut this evening on the corner of NE 144th Street and Biscayne Boulevard from 6 to 11 p.m. Ted Lederman and Cecille Pangan are partners, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Whole Foods Joins Cheese Recall

    The cursed curds have been pulled from shelvesWhole Foods has pulled seven types of cheddar cheese from its shelves as a precaution over the risk of listeria or E. Coli. The cheeses come packaged in clear plastic wrap with a sticker across it reading "Distributed by Whole Foods Market." They are par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Hillary Clinton to Visit Cuba in Coming Weeks?

    Photo via U.S. State Department website​Apparently, the Cold War is not what it used to be. First we find out that the no-longer-so-Soviet Union (aka Russia) still has spies in the U.S. but they are totally lame and shop at Costco. Now Cuba teams up with the Catholic Church and announces it will r ... More >>

  • News

    July 29, 2010

    ILLEGAL from Terry Greene Sterling

    Read a penetrating chapter from former Phoenix New Times investigative reporter Terry Greene Sterling's book: ILLEGAL: Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone.

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Blue Mountain Coffee Now at Starbucks

    Lee KleinWe're spilling the beans on this offer​On this, the morning after a frolicking July 4th weekend, you might find yourself in want of a good cup of coffee. Or maybe you crave something better than that, like a cup of coffee made from some of the world's most heralded beans -- those from Jam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    A July 4th Cookbook, Culinaria: The United States

    Lee Klein​This is the first of what will be an ongoing series that takes a look at interesting cookbooks. Some will be new and familiar, chosen because we think they're really good. Others will be highlighted as a means of introducing you to cookbooks you might not know about -- due to being old o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Eat Burgers And Die?

    There's been a lot of ink spilled in recent years over the potential dangers inherent in our food supply chain. Still, the piece by Michael Moss this past Saturday in The New York Times could scare just about anyone into a lifetime of hamburger abstinence. You can, and should, check out the entire a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Top Ten Hurricane Foods You Need When The Storm Hits

    via Wikimedia CommonsHurricane Andrew bout to fuck shit up.​Back in 92' I spent the duration of Hurricane Andrew laying on a blanket in a hallway with the family dog Harry and a skateboard Pro Tec helmet on my head. I was 10. Three weeks later when South Miami got power back our fridge stopped bei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Post-Easter Regression: The Triple-Pork Sandwich. With Peeps.

    Peeps' Last Meal My friend Peggy Jean was in town over the Easter holidays. Peggy Jean is a real Southern cook, which means that just about everything she makes calls for many pounds of butter, cartons of heavy whipping cream, half and half, bacon fat, salt, and variations on the theme of sugar (tur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Saturday Night: Joel McHale at South Beach Comedy Festival

    Joel McHale loves pussy. And not just the kind that sits in front of a plate of sauce-free spaghetti, but also the kind that belongs to his wife. That way, when it gets stung by a bee in the park while she's pregnant, he can totally use the story as material for his stand-up.Just like he did last Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    Drinking Our Way Through the Miami International Wine Fair

    Lee Klein The 2008 Miami International Wine Fair, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, featured the usual aisles of wines and wine sellers, and the usual throngs of wine enthusiasts, and the usual clique of ink-stained wretches such as me who were there to scribble some notes while, of course, dri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008

    News Roundup

    The Herald just straight up said the long early voting lines are State Republican's fault. [Herald] Gawker says "nutty conservative weather-obsessed Miami queen blogger" Matt Drudge is soooooo over. Gawker itself has been called sooooo over a million times before. That is just something powerful blo ... More >>

  • News

    April 10, 2008

    Cuban Ballet in Exile

    Some of the world's best dancers hang out at Costco, then perform Swan Lake.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 31, 2008
  • Music

    January 17, 2008

    Boxing Match

    Record companies get greedy with repackaging excess.

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2007
  • Blogs

    July 19, 2007

    It’s Official: Sushi as American as the Pre-Wrapped Bologna Sandwich

    It's between the Pringles and the Hawaiian Punch How else to interpret the sight of sushi being sold at Walgreen’s? For those who think this signals the raw fish craze has jumped the shark -- sorry, but that happened years ago, when Publix and Costco started hawking it. Like the pizza pie and bu ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 19, 2007

    Green Means Go

    Forget rush hour, head to Soya y Pomodoro

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2006
  • News

    November 30, 2006


    Against long odds and even longer distances, a group of Miami-Dade teens competes for a shot at hockey glory

  • Film

    October 19, 2006

    Now Playing

    Employee of the Month

  • News

    October 19, 2006

    Pay Fray

    “Are they going to fire us all?”

  • News

    January 26, 2006

    One Dead Groove

    TV stars and literary, um, luminaries try to entertain a distant dog

  • Calendar

    November 24, 2005

    Get Basted

    Relish in a Thanksgiving cornucopia

  • Dining

    November 30, 2000
  • Dining

    January 13, 2000


    Hot Dogs Here! Lobster-Watercress Salads!

  • News

    March 11, 1999
  • Dining

    January 1, 1998
  • News

    October 3, 1996

    Publix Maximus

    Crabby oldsters, cranky youngsters, exotic erotic pussycats, hormone-buzzed buff boys, and chitter-chattering checkers mix it up in the cultural Cuisinart that is the Publix supermarket on South Beach

  • More >>