If you're on the Trader Joe's bandwagon, it's likely you've heard rumblings about their Speculoos Cookie Butter -- if you're not already addicted to the stuff. This crushed-up-cookie spread has created a sugar-induced hysteria that's caused nationwide shortages and a gangbusters black market busine ... More >>
Many cops have side jobs. Some work security at nightclubs. Others are in the National Guard. Sgt. Nicholas Kealoha programs people's brains. Kealoha is an 11-year veteran of the Miami-Dade Police Department. He is also the self-appointed director of what he calls the International Institute for Br ... More >>
If you're reading this blog post, you probably like wine. But however well versed you think you are, we highly doubt you have the knowledge of a master sommelier. There are only 129 in North America. Well, whether you are a wino or a wine connoisseur, Delta's Taste Wine Like a Master Sommelier at th ... More >>
For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. Think about the last time you shared a bottle of vino with friends. Unless you're a group of uppity wine connoisseurs or sommeliers, chances are the wine in your glass mean ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsSusan Miller is mad as hell and she ain't going to take it any more.The Key West resident has filed a class-action lawsuit against Delta for its "illegal" and "outrageous" lost luggage policy, claiming that the airline lost her bags and then lied to her about reimbursements to which ... More >>
Michelle and David: Lots on their plate.A somewhat weary-sounding Michelle Bernstein is on the other end of the phone line. She explains that she's just returned home from a television taping and finished putting Zachary to bed."Zachary?" I ask, feeling as though I was about to be the last to fin ... More >>
Looks like the Bawse should've stayed under doctor's supervision. At approximately 12:55 p.m. this afternoon, a Delta flight carrying Rick Ross was grounded in Fort Lauderdale when the rapper suffering a seizure. He was immediately treated by EMT and taken to the hospital. Less than four hours ... More >>
With the eventual aim of shortening screening lines and easing some security procedures, the TSA unveiled a new program today at four airports across the country, including Miami International, that allows passengers to go through security checkpoints without taking off their shoes ... More >>
Our intrepid correspondent strikes out. Jacek Urbanczyk, Poland-based sports journalist, is Riptide's stringer for the Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl in Detroit, between the University of Toledo and our very own Florida International University. It will be played on Sunday. He's in Detroit to dr ... More >>
Mansor Mohammad Asad sure picked the wrong month to have a crazy-guy episode on a Detroit-bound airplane. via Miami Dade Police Department Mansor Mohammad Asad picked the wrong time to threaten Jews on a Detroit-bound flight.As you've surely heard by now, Asad was arrested on the ... More >>
Image via Wikimedia CommonsYours truly recently dealt with an American Airlines screw up that caused her to miss a trip to Hawaii. So after writing a blog post, starting a thread on a local travel community forum and filling out an official contact form to airline customer relations, all that was ... More >>
Pope Visit - Pope Benedict XVI visited the U.S. Tuesday in what is deemed to be a historic a visit. He said he is ashamed of "pedophile priests," but some catholics are demanding more action. Delta, NWA Merge - Delta and Northwest Airlines settled on a deal to merge that would make them the larges ... More >>
Check, Please!, hosted by Miami’s favorite local chef, Michelle Bernstein, makes its debut on PBS (WPBT, Channel 2) tonight at 7:30 p.m. Every episode features three guests who pick their favorite restaurants, then visit the establishments anonymously and offer their critiques back in the studio. ... More >>
“Celebrity chefs bring plane food to new heights” blared the business section headline in Saturday’s Miami Herald. Charlie Trotter, Todd English, and our own Michelle Bernstein are highlighted in the article as pioneers of haute in-flight cuisine -- and also as harbingers of “the airline i ... More >>
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