John O'Connell studied classic French cuisine at the Culinary Institute of America, but it's his zeal for Mexican fare that led to John's Tacos, a nighttime co-op with Joshua Marcus, owner of Josh's Deli in Surfside.
O'Connell, who moved to Miami from New York three years ago, takes over the accla ... More >>
Dylan Lauren could have gone into the family business or just hung around the Hamptons with a cocktail in her hand. Instead, the daughter of clothing icon Ralph Lauren has a dream to open a fantasy candy shop in New York City. And so, Dylan's Candy Bar was born.The two-story store, located on the to ... More >>
Serafina, the Italian restaurant chain that dominates New York City with its signature yellow and blue logo, has opened its first Miami location in the former Tudor House space at the Dream South Beach hotel.The restaurant, which has ten locations in Manhattan, East Hampton, White Plains, and Philad ... More >>
What do a pre-butterfly caterpillar, a day at the hair salon, and adolescence tell us? You have to go through an awkward (or even ugly) stage before you emerge a beauty.The same happens with restaurants. Before opening to the public, they go through many months of sawdust-covered floors, sawhorses c ... More >>
Sure, saying you're taking your talents to Cape Florida State Park Beach doesn't have much of a ring to it, but the stretch of sand on Key Biscayne is apparently the best Miami-Dade has to offer, and one of the best in the country. The annual list put out by Stephen Leatherman, director of Florid ... More >>
Philippe Chow. While Philippe Chow is ostensibly still in a war with Mr. Chow in Miami, New York City and Los Angeles, the posh Hamptons still seem to be the sole domain of Philippe Chow. Last summer, Philippe Chow debuted a summertime outpost of their gourmet Chinese restaurant concept in East H ... More >>
Photos by Andre GabbIf you've been to the Miami Beach Cinematheque this month, then you've seen their Grey Gardens-inspired photo exhibit, shot by Andre Gabb and styled by Stefanie Del Papa. The exhibit leads up to a garage sale at the end of the month, which will raise funds for the Cinematheque ... More >>