The restaurant industry basically runs on booze and cigarettes, so it's no surprise that most chefs have more than a little knowledge when it comes to libations. Pair a trained palate with a taste for craft brews -- and you've got yourself some serious experts on all things beer.
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Now that Mother's Day is out of the way, it's time to get down to business. A little self-indulgence is in order with American Craft Beer Week. In Miami, there are plenty of events.
Drinking suds daily is like any other week in Miami for the craft beer crowd. But once each year we are blessed with ... More >>
Spring is rather a moot point in Miami. After all, our temps tend to turn from wintery (a brisk 70 degrees) to summery -- all in one hot minute. For all intents and purposes, it's already summer 'round these parts, which means cold beers, beach days and sweat. Lots of sweat.
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Beer is delicious on its own. But when infused with coffee grinds, citrus fruits and hell -- even donut holes -- it's that much better. That's why Dogfish Head's Randall invention might be the best thing ever.
A Randall is a ridiculously awesome filter system that runs beer through any number of f ... More >>
The brewing of beer is a technology as old as civilization itself. Since its inception, mankind has steered its innovative mind toward the betterment of this process, as well as making beer more pleasurable to drink. Many inventions have come down the line, from the beer tap to the beer hat, yet the ... More >>
Michelle Bernstein must be feeling the heat. Last year, just a few months after the James Beard Award-winning chef closed her acclaimed restaurant Sra. Martinez, Dena Marino made her debut in the Design District with MC Kitchen, a fine-dining establishment serving craft beers and delectable Ita ... More >>
No, Tommy Pickles is not some extra that gets whacked in a Sopranos episode. Tommy Pickles is one of MC Kitchen's beer cocktails ($12), served at brunch (and thankfully any time you're jonesing for it).On Saturday afternoon, I decided to try out MC Kitchen's new brunch, served weekends from 11:30 a. ... More >>
Miami's on one heck of a brunch kick, and why not? It's arguably the most exciting meal of the week, usually enjoyed with a group of friends or loved ones, and likely involves drinking alcoholic beverages long before the sun sets.Three of Miami's newest hot spots have introduced brunch -- each with ... More >>
Oktoberfest is out; pumpkin beers are in. But do they taste like a pie or a pumpkin? If you're feeling a little apprehensive about drinking brew made from an oversize gourd, remember that beer is beer and that no two pumpkin beers are the same. There is a history of brewing beer with pumpkin. During ... More >>
Macchialina Taverna Rustica is something of a stretch for the Pubbelly team of Jose Mendin, Sergio Navarro, and Andreas Schreiner. It stretches the perimeter of their little empire from the Sunset Harbour section of South Beach -- where Pubbelly, Pubbelly Sushi, and Barceloneta are all bundled on 20 ... More >>
American Craft Beer Week is the mother of all suds lovin' celebrations. Lokal Burgers & Beer in Coconut Grove is embracing this momentous occasion by giving over its taps to beers brewed locally in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. Starting at 6 p.m., newly-opened Due South Brewing Co ... More >>
American Craft Beer Week in Miami begins Monday, May 14. What better excuse do you need to dress up like Gambrinus with beer stein in hand for seven days in a row?Brown Distributing is helping Miami shake its non-beer-loving image by driving all over the county to make sure there are enoug ... More >>
From Affenpinscher to Yorkshire Terrier, dogs can offer so much more than companionship, For instance, there's the $1 off dog-related beers at World of Beer in Dadeland during their Tuesday Yappy Hour when you bring your dog with you.Dog-related beers are any that have the word "dog" -- or a dog rel ... More >>
Total Wine and More in North Miami, a mecca for all things booze and booze related. For beer lovers, the best thing about this place is not only the incredible selection, but also that any beer can be bought by the bottle, meaning you'll be able to cram six totally different experiences into each ... More >>
Jorge Ramos Sr., Jorge Ramos Jr., and a really big knifeA year ago, Jorge Ramos Sr. and his son Jorge Jr. were in the real estate business. The industry had undergone a massive downturn, and the father-and-son team was looking for a new endeavor. Without any formal restaurant ex ... More >>