'Twas the year of chicharrón tacos and bacon-wrapped quail eggs, a time of fried alligator and pan-seared frogs' legs... Alright, enough poetry: Last year was a good year for eating, so now it's time to give thanks. 2013, thank you for the barbecued beef tongue at Gabose; the ridiculously deliciou ... More >>
These places aren't made for out-of-towners. They're made for Miamians. And that's why we keep them a secret. We take our family, perhaps a friend or a date. But that's it. We don't want these places disrupted by rowdy crowds. What follows are the top ten hidden gems in Miami. See also: Gabose in ... More >>
Sit on Fiorito's front porch on a Saturday afternoon. Watch men with dreadlocks kill time outside the Little Haiti Supermarket across the way. Listen to the one-two beats of compas blast from a nearby speaker. Check out that guy! He's selling T-shirts from the back of his Jeep. Behold neon-painted b ... More >>
Design by Johnny SaraivaGoal! It's a Maradona-Pelé makeout sesh.Sure, it's called the beautiful game. But occasionally, like local band (and rabid football fanatics) Lil Daggers will tell you, soccer's just straight-up sexy. Sometimes, out there on the field in a sweaty pair of those short sho ... More >>
Soccer player Vinnie Jones executing a clever "ball tackle"For more than a week, Riptide has brought you the shady plays that have turned Krop High School into a basketball powerhouse: recruiting players, inventing addresses, changing official records, and -- of course -- threatening journalists. ... More >>
Photo by Ian Walton/Getty ImagesThe U.S. defeat at the hands of Ghana this past Saturday was the inevitable letdown after the euphoric last-minute victory over Algeria last week. There are a lot of questions looming now for this team, with the coaching staff, some of its players, and whether thei ... More >>
Phtoto by Chris McGrath/Getty ImagesGonzalo Higuain of Argentina runs with the ball.Argentina 4, South Korea 1: As expected, Argentina has come out with guns blazing in this World Cup with two impressive wins thus far. None more than yesterday's 4-1 drubbing of South Korea. Striker Gonzalo Higuain s ... More >>
Courtesy HennesseyCarlos Valderrama is rooting for Argentina or Brazil to win World Cup gloryInside Grove Liquors on SW 32nd Avenue at South Dixie Highway, two leggy, long-haired brunettes in yellow Colombian national soccer team jerseys walk in front of a mound of curly blond hair that is univer ... More >>
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