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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Manila Rice Cecille Pangan with her Manila Rice TruckWith 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 >>
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 >>
Photo via U.S. State Department websiteApparently, 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 >>
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.
Lee KleinWe're spilling the beans on this offerOn 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 >>
Lee KleinThis 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Some of the world's best dancers hang out at Costco, then perform Swan Lake.
Record companies get greedy with repackaging excess.
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 >>
Forget rush hour, head to Soya y Pomodoro
Against long odds and even longer distances, a group of Miami-Dade teens competes for a shot at hockey glory
Employee of the Month
Are they going to fire us all?
TV stars and literary, um, luminaries try to entertain a distant dog
Relish in a Thanksgiving cornucopia
Hot Dogs Here! Lobster-Watercress Salads!
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