Captain Sig Hansen has dedicated his life to feeding the cravings of monied diners. As beloved captain of the Northwestern on Discovery's mega-hit reality TV show, Deadliest Catch, Hansen risks his life in the waters of the Bering Sea each and every season to haul in high-priced king crab.
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Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>
A waft of stale Coors Banquet and Camel cigarette smoke smacks you like a schoolyard sucker punch, temporarily clouding your vision and watering your eyes. A generic blend of 1970s Americana shuffles through the jukebox as 40-something-year-old divorcee waitresses deliver greasy baskets of cheese ... More >>
Chef Sean BernalLocals would be hard-pressed to find anyone more downright passionate about seafood. Ask executive chef/operating partner Sean Bernal from The Oceanaire Seafood Room in Mary Brickell Village about anything with scales, fins, or claws and he has an encyclopedic knowledge. And ... More >>
Tim AndriolaNo use rehashing all of Chef Tim Andriola's background info, since Katel did a fine job of that in his blog post, so let's just remind everyone that this popular guy is and has been co-owner of Timó in Sunny Isles Beach since its inception in 2003. He previously kept diners happy for ... More >>
Jacob KatelEzequiel Canul spends his day in a freezing room breaking down fish.A sea butcher is the knife artist behind the filet of fish on your plate. In the case of the Oceanaire Seafood Room, the sea butcher is Ezequiel Canul, a.k.a. E-Z.He 9-to-5's his way through the day in a freezing cold ... More >>
If you're young and male and highly educated, you've inevitably viewed the sea as a potential testing ground, an antidote of sorts to the education you didn't receive. And most likely, you chickened out, or we'd have read about it, because nearly every piece of literature about an intellectual pi ... More >>